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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Finance Office
Dates:
1980, 1985-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to the Heye Foundation and the Museum of the American Indian (MAI) prior to their transfer to the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. Materials include committee agendas and plans, financial statements, personnel manuals, feasibility reports, and general ledgers.

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Coffin, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), b. 1883
Dates:
1918-1932
Size:
93 acetate negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.009
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Edwin F. Coffin collection consists of photographs made by Coffin on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Aside from a number of views of New York real estate owned by the Museum (1924), the remainder of the collection contains Museum of the American Indian excavation photographs made in the Bee Cave Canyon rockshelter ...

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Booy, Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de, 1882-1919
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
2 Photographic prints (albumen)
824 negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.006
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Theodoor de Booy collection consists of photographic negatives and prints made by de Booy from 1912 to 1918. The materials largely relate to various archaeological expeditions undertaken by de Booy on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation to such places as the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic's Island of Saona, Cuba, ...

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Olsen, Godfrey J.
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1933
1937
Size:
37 Photographic Prints (gelatin silver, 4 x 5 inches.)
43 acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.030
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 43 black-and-white negatives and 37 gelatin silver prints taken by Godfrey J. Olsen. The images depict several archaeological excavations in West Long Branch and Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, circa 1933. Also present are images from a survey of Bruneau Canyon, Owyhee County, Idaho, which was undertaken in 1937 for the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation.

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Dates:
1915
Size:
21 glass plate negatives
21 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.048
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic negatives from the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation expedition conducted by George Heye and George Pepper in Haywood, County, North Carolina in the Spring/Summer of 1915. Mounds on the James and Richard Plott farms near Canton were excavated as well as a mound on the property of T.D. Singleton in Bethel.

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Harte, Neville A.
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Harte, Eva M.
Dates:
1951-1967
Size:
52 Photographic Prints (3.5"x4.25")
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.089
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Neville A. Harte (1907-1997) was an amateur archaeologist in Panama in the 1950's and 1960's. This collection contains 52 photographic prints of archeological objects excavated at Venado Beach, Panama as well as photographs of the excavation itself. The archaeological collection was sold by Neville and Eva Harte to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1967.

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Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1936-1938
Size:
285 Photographic prints (albumen)
122 negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.019
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes images of the indigenous people of Ecuador, primarily the Tsatchela (Tsachila, Colorado) of Pichincha province and the Shuar-Achuar of Oriente province. Also includes 51 images of the indigenous people of Honduras, primarily the Xicaque and Maya.

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Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1923
Size:
17 negatives (photographic)
16 Photographic prints
2 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.040
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives and photographic prints taken by John Peabody Harrington in Santa Barbara and Ventura County, California in 1923. John Peabody Harrington (1884-1961) was an ethnologist and linguist who specialized in the Native peoples of California and served with the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology from 1915 to 1955. Beyond his efforts to document innumerable Native languages, Harrington also collected objects for the Bureau of Ethnology and on his own. Photographs in this collection accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

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Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1921-1924
Size:
12 Photographic Prints (black and white)
12 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These images were shot in California, Alaska, Washington, and Guatamala and feature images of Tolowa, Haida, Salish, and Quiché Maya (Quiché) Indians. Images include group portraits, daily activities, village scenes, and petrogylphs.

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Gow-Smith, Francis
Dates:
1926
Size:
41 negatives (photographic)
17 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.045
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives shot by Francis Gow-Smith over the course of eight months of fieldwork in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil in 1926. Gow-Smith was collecting ethnographic material on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Indigenous communities photographed include the Parecís (Paressi), Nambikuára (Nambicuara) and Borôro (Bororo) peoples.

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