Query: Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
William Edwin Safford Papers
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
1894-1925
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence regarding Jean Nicolas Nicollet's expedition to Minnesota in 1836, a note concerning the identification of lakes on Nicollet's map, an account of Nicollet's expeditions of 1836, 1838-1839, and of plants collected during 1839; correspondence concerning information on plants in Mexico, the Philippine Islands, and Palestine; and a manuscript translating …

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in Record Unit 7275 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
MS 3366 Photographs of pottery, botanical specimens, and textiles
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
undated
Size:
31 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3366
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of pottery, botanical specimens, cassava grater, etc. Includes 11 duplicates.

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in NAA.MS3366 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
MS 4546 Manuscript on the life of Edward Palmer. Photo copy of "Chapter XIX, 1881-84."
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
undated
Size:
13 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4546
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy (3/59) from the original manuscript in New Crops Research Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, Reprint File No. 1365, envelope No. 9 of 12 envelopes. Chapter XIX, 1881-84, relates to Palmerʹs work for the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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in NAA.MS4546 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
William Edwin Safford photograph albums relating to Easter Island, Samoa, and South America
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
circa 1886-1902
Size:
3 Albums (circa 145 prints, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Wiliam Edwin Safford while on US Navy expeditions to Chile, Easter Island, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and Samoa. They depict Indigenous peoples and activities, towns, scenic views, and the crew of the USS Mohican and members of the US Navy. There are also photographs of Guatemala made …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.76-26 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Edward Palmer papers
Creators:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Archer, William Andrew
Dates:
1869-1920
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1981-55
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection includes not only Palmer's own material but also that of William E. Safford, William Andrew Archer, Joseph Nelson Rose, William Ralph Maxon, and Frederick Vernon Coville that concern Palmer. The collection was in the custody of the Department of Botany of the National Museum of Natural History before it was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives. Other than the biographical material, the subject matter is largely botanical and concerns collecting activities in Mexico, Arizona, California, Utah, Texas, and Idaho.

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in NAA.1981-55 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Photographs of Quiche peoples
Dates:
circa 1890-1902
Size:
3 Negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.134G
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Indigenous peoples of Guatemala and their daily activities, including painting ceramics, weaving, using a metate, and possibly carving. The photographs may have been collected by William Edwin Safford during his time in Peru and Bolivia or donated by Mary M. Owen with matching prints in 1902.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.134G for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Rieman, George B.
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953
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Dates:
n.d
Size:
250 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2956
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII …

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in NAA.MS2956 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Charles Kroehle and George Huebner photographs of Indigenous peoples of Peru
Creators:
Kroehle, J. Charles, 1876-1902
Dates:
circa 1880s
Size:
21 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.129
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Indigenous Peruvians, including Campa, Cashivo, Cunivo, and Piro communities; some images depict dwellings and weaponry. All or most of the photographs were made by Charles Kroehle and partner George Huebner, and probably collected by William E. Safford during his 1891-1892 expedition to Peru and Bolivia in connection with the …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.129 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
George P. Merrill Collection
Dates:
circa 1800-1930 and undated
Size:
11.79 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Series 1 includes photographs, portraits, and correspondence collected by Merrill for the above publications. Series 2 through 5 include photographs of groups, particularly of the United States Geological and Geographical Surveys of the Territories (Hayden Surveys); and photographs of geological formations and of buildings in the Washington, D.C. area. Series 6 includes Merrill's professional …

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in Record Unit 7177 for Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Biographical File
Dates:
1860-1973 and undated
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (17 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7320
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains a variety of materials documenting the lives and careers of scientists from a wide range of fields, including mammalogy, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology, botany, entomology, paleontology and geology. Also included are files on conservationists, taxidermists, historical figures, explorers, frontiersmen, and hunters. The files include biographies, news clippings, press …

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