This accession consists of the administrative records of the Deputy Director of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Douglas E. Evelyn. Materials include chronological files, 1990-1991; incoming correspondence, memoranda, and brochures, 1992-1994; outgoing correspondence, 1992-1994; travel reports, 1992-1994; budgetary files; information pertaining to the George Gustave Heye Center (GGHC), NMAI museum design …
General Photograph collections
The General Photograph collections contains photographs depicting people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Timothy H. O'Sullivan and William Bell photographs from the U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian
Bell, William, 1830-1910
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
7 Copy negatives
This collection contains photographs documenting American Indian communities and landscape scenes in the Southwest photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan and William Bell for U.S. geographical surveys circa 1871-1874.
U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition photograph album
Muhr, Adolph F., -1913
18 Photographic prints
This photograph album contains 18 photographic portraits of American Indian delegates at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, 1898. Frank A. Rinehart and Adolph F. Muhr's photographs of the Exposition are considered one of the most comprehensive photo documentations of American Indian leaders at the turn of the century.
American Indian social and political memorabilia collection
The collection includes posters, flyers, booklets, pamphlets, invitations, bumper stickers, programs, announcements, pins, calendars and other types of ephemera. They concern such matters as elections, legislation, legal matters, education, health (including AIDS), sports, pow wows, dances, art shows, child care, conferences, and rodeos. Some are decorative items. Much of the …
Lovelock Nevada Indian Community Housing and Relief Aid documentation
This collection contains a U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs report written by Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) documenting the housing conditions in the Lovelock Indian Colony Reservation region in Nevada in 1935.
Architecture and Construction Files
This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Facilities include the Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Maryland and the National Mall Building in Washington, D.C. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, reports …
Project Management and Projects Files
This accession consists of records pertaining to specific National Museum of the American Indian projects, such as the Cultural Resources Center move to Maryland, special exhibits, and archiving plans. Materials document the tenure of Deputy Director Doug Evelyn, and include planning proposals, correspondence, agreements, and minutes of meetings.
Conceptual and Design Board Drawings
This accession consists of conceptual and design board drawings for the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Mall site and the Cultural Resources Center (CRC) in Suitland, Maryland. For the NMAI Mall site there are original color illustrations from the firm, Wood Ronsaville Harlin, Inc., done by Rob Wood …
Architecture and Construction Files
This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials include correspondence and memoranda, leases and agreements, reports, and other supporting documentation. Facilities include the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in …