Jeff Donaldson papers
The papers of African American artist and educator Jeff Donaldson measure 12.5 linear feet and 0.003 GB and date from 1918 to 2005, with the bulk of the records dating from the 1960s to 2005. The collection documents Donaldson's work as a professional artist, his academic career at Howard University, and his leadership role in the Black Arts Movement through biographical material, a small amount of professional and personal correspondence, personal business records, writings by Donaldson and others, research files, artist files, sound recordings of interviews Donaldson conducted with over 40 artists, teaching files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, and photographs. Also found are detailed records of his professional activities and leadership roles in AfriCOBRA, CONFABA, FESTAC, and the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), including documentation on the Wall of Respect mural.
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh photographs, negatives and other material
486 Photographic prints (black and white, color)
1 Lantern slide (black and white)
Images in this collection were mostly taken by Frederick Dellenbaugh, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Gardner, John Wetherill, John K. Hillers, Edward O. Beaman, Charles Milton Bell and Frank Rinehart. Subjects include delegation portraits, images from the Hayden's and Powell's Geological and Geographical Surveys, cliff dwellings, landscape views, and images from the U.S. Indian Congress Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha 1898.
George W. Avery photographs and negatives
50 Photographic prints (black and white.)
This collection contains 50 black-and-white photographic prints and 7 negatives taken by George W. Avery during his time as an agent for the Museum of the American Indian. Taken in 1910 in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, Mexico, the images depict members of the Seri, Mayo and Tarahumara tribes.
Daniel Sutherland Davidson prints and negatives
101 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
This collection consists of 101 black-and-white acetate negatives and 36 albumen prints taken by Daniel Sutherland Davidson in 1925. The images portray Pamunkey and Chickahominy Indians of Virginia and the Algonquin (Kitcisakik, Grand Lake Victoria) and Tetes de Boule (Attikamek) Indians of Quebec, Canada.
Bernard J. Edley prints and negatives
35 Photographic prints (gelatin silver, 2 x 3 inches.)
This collection contains 78 black-and-white negatives and 35 gelatin silver prints taken by Bernard J. Edley in 1948-1949. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Santa Cruz Indians of Quintana Roo State and the Tzotzil Indians of Chamula, Chiapas State. Also present are views of archaeological sites at Monte Alban and Mitla in Oaxaca State.
Emry Kopta collection
103 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
The Emry collection contains images of Hopi ceremonies, including the Soyaluna Ceremony, the Niman Ceremony, Katsina dances, the Snake Dance, the Butterfly Dance and the Buffalo Dance.
Charles B. Lang negatives and prints
16 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 4.5 x 6.5 inches.)
1 Photographic print (gelatin silver.)
This collection contains 16 glass plate negatives and 1 gelatin silver print taken by Charles B. Lang between 1894-1910. Also present are 16 duplicate acetate negatives. The images depict views of Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley in Arizona, scenes of everyday life in Cochiti Pueblo, and a Navajo silversmith in Bluff, Utah.
William L. Calver slides, negatives and prints
22 Lantern slides (black and white, color.)
19 Albumen prints
129 Acetate negatives (Duplicates, black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
This collection contains 22 lantern slides in black and white and color, 129 black-and-white glass negatives and 19 albumen prints taken by William L. Calver between 1895-1936. The images primarily depict archaeological excavation sites in Inwood, New York City, and the broader New York City area. Also present are 129 duplicate acetate negatives.
Thomas T. Waterman negatives and photographs
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
12 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
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.
Charles B. Cory collection of copy prints and copy negatives
119 Photographic prints (gelatin silver.)
This collection contains 119 gelatin silver prints and 10 black-and-white negatives taken by Charles Barney Cory between 1877-1896. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Seminole Indians of Florida.