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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. George Gustav Heye Center. Office of the Director
Dates:
1979-2014
Size:
7.01 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Haworth, Director, George Gustav Heye Center, National Museum of the American Indian. Haworth was appointed Director in 1994 and retired from the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in 2017. Located in New York City, the George Gustav Heye (GGHC) was initially a p...

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Creators:
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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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Booy, Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de, 1882-1919
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
2 Photographic prints
793 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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Emmons, George Thornton
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1870-1917
bulk 1870-1890
Size:
20 Photographic prints
12 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.053
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and copy negatives made by George Thornton Emmons among Native communities in Alaska and British Columbia mostly between 1870 and 1890. Communities photographed include—Nisga'a (Niska), Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Yup'ik, Nuxalk (Ballacoola), Haida, and Tlingit.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. George Gustav Heye Center. Education Department
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of visitor survey records which document feedback by visitors to the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. The surveys were conducted by the Education Department and cover comments regarding exhibitions, the Expressive Culture Series programs, and other aspects of the visitors' experience. ...

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Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901
Dates:
1870-1947
Size:
79 Photographic prints (black and white)
129 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.016
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Images depict the Seneca Iroquois Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation in New York.

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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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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
Newcombe, William A.
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
bulk 1934-1938
1912-1913
1929
Size:
45 Photographic prints (Silver Gelatin DOP)
20 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.051
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographs shot by William A. Newcombe during three collecting trips to British Columbia with George Gustav Heye, director of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Between 1934 and 1938 Newcombe and Heye collected and photographed among the collecting ethnographic materials from the Saanich, Esquimalt, Cowichan, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo), and Nuxalk (Bellacoola) communities.

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Creators:
Nicholson, Grace, -1948
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1905-1930
Size:
374 Photographic prints
38 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.039
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 374 photographic prints and 38 copy negatives made by Grace Nicholson, a collector and dealer of Native American and Asian arts and crafts in Pasadena, California. The majority of the photographs were made between 1910 and 1930 among various native communities in California, though there are smaller amounts of photographs in Arizona and New Mexico. Communities photographed include—Hupa, Yurok, Pomo, Karuk (Karok), Tolowa, Yokayo Pomo, Achomawi (Pit River), Atsugewi (Hat Creek), Hopi Pueblo, Kumeyaay (Digueno), Mojave (Mohave), Paiute, Taos Pueblo, Wintu, Acoma Pueblo, Maidu, Chukchansi Yokuts, Yokuts.

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