Library of Congress Copyright Office photographs of Native Americans
The collection consists of photographs relating to Native Americans, which were submitted to the copyright office of the Library of Congress in and around the early 20th century. Many of the photographs are studio portraits as well as photographs made as part of expeditions and railroad surveys. It includes images of …
MS 774 Gabrieleno vocabularies from Loew and Taylor in Department of the Interior Comparative Vocabulary schedule
Taylor, Alexander S. (Alexander Smith), 1817-1876
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Entered in parallel columns in Dept. of Interior "Comparative Vocabulary" outline of 211 words in the handwriting of a clerk, with identifications on the title page and some other annotations in handwriting of A. S. Gatschet.
Parsons, G. W.
Prints from negatives by Thomas M. Galey, Independence, Kansas, including original stereoscopic views made 1921-1930, and copies by Galey from older commercial photographs.
William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904
Letters and printed material.
The Seeker in the Marshes : illustrated by the Philadelphia Sketch Club; presented to Mr. W. Moylan Lansdale club historian by his fellow members, 1889
Volume presented to W. Moylan Lansdale, historian of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, containing 32 original drawings and prints by members of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, illustrating Daniel L. Dawson's text, "Seeker in the Marshes." The illustrations, in order of appearance, are signed: Frederic B. Schell, Walter M. Dunk, Frederick L. Pitts …
MS 4271 J.N.B. Hewitt Correspondence
Cornplanter, Jesse J.
Contents: 1. Letters received from other anthropologists and the public, with a few copies of letters sent, 1886- ca. 1933. Alphabetically arranged. 2. Letters received from Indians of the Onondaga, Tonowanda, and Tuscarora Reservations, with a few copies of letters sent, ca. 1902-ca. 1935. Alphabetically arranged. 3. Letters received from Indians of the Six Nations Reservation …
Photographs of North American geology and scenery
Photographs of geologic features and the natural environment of the American West, Alaska, and Mexico, most of which were created during government surveys and the expansion of railroads during the 1800s. There are also photographs collected and made by individuals who worked or traveled in the west. Depicted locales include Alaska …
Crawford W. Long Collection
Long, Crawford Williamson, Dr., 1815-1878
The collection documents Crawford W. Long's use of sulphuric ether on a patient. The materials include glass plate negatives, correspondence, printed documents, and photprints.
Lisa Taylor Papers
This accession consists of the personal papers of Lisa Taylor, Director, Smithsonian Associates (TSA), 1966-1968, and Director, Cooper-Hewitt Museum (CHM), 1969-1987. These materials document her personal correspondence and professional activities as well as her transition from TSA to CHM and the administration of CHM. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, postcards, photographs, invitations, clippings …
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor (1903-2007) was a Curator of Engineering and Industries and an administrator at the Smithsonian. He was born in 1903 in Washington, D.C., where he grew up. Taylor began his career at the Smithsonian in 1922 as a Laboratory Apprentice in the Division of Mechanical Technology of the United States National …