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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:
National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center
Dates:
1977-2016
Size:
21.5 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the breadth and history of the programs and work of the FVC, including the NAFVF, film screenings, the Native Americans on Film and Video publications, and the Native Networks / Redes Indigenas website. Some materials date to when the before the National Museum of the American Indian as was...

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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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Cadzow, Donald A., 1894-1960
Cattell, Owen
Coffin, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), b. 1883
Ford, James B., 1844-1928
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Dates:
1917-1938
Size:
147 Motion picture films
25 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
58 Electronic discs (DVD)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection of films produced and acquired by the Museum of the American Indian (MAI) contains materials created by and for the MAI as ethnographic studies and as documentation of its own activities (including archaeological expeditions and cultural exchanges) between 1917 and 1938. Tribes represented include: Arikara, Crow, Navajo, Pilaga, Pue...

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Creators:
Saville, Foster H. (Foster Harmon), 1874-1942
Dates:
1907
1918
Size:
129 acetate negatives (5 x 7 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.013
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Saville negatives consists primarily of images of Manabi Province, Ecuador, circa 1907; also includes images of the Pantigo burial site, Easthampton, Long Island, NY, circa 1918.

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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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Creators:
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:
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:
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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