Nicholas K. Vereschagin photographs of excavations of woolly mammoths
Photographs made by Nicholas K. Vereschagin documenting excavations of woolly mammoth sites, including Primorije Territory, Laptev Sea Shore, Taymyr Peninsula, Kolyma River Valley, and Bereliokh. The collection also includes views of an exhibition of woolly mammoths in St. Petersburg, possibly at the Institute of Zoology, Leningrad Academy of Sciences.
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" and "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey." Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" documents the meteorite between 1947, when it fell in Siberia, and 1950 and was produced by the Central Documentary Film Studio in Moscow in 1956. This film, or pieces of this …
LeRoy Reinburg photographs of Native peoples from the Bering Sea Patrol
Photographs depicting Native peoples and their villages and dwellings, made as part of the activities of the United States Cutter Service (Coast Guard) Bering Sea Patrol. Locations depicted include Lutke Harbor, St. Lawrence Bay, and Chennotski.
Ellsworth Price Bertholf photographs relating to Siberia
Photographs made by Ellsworth Price Bertholf in Siberia. Most document his trip by sledge from Irkutsk to Yakutsk, Okhotsk, and Ola. Subjects include sleds and other means of transportation, towns, reindeer herds, and people that Bertholf encountered along the way including Cossacks, Russians, Tunguses, Yakuts, and Chukchi at Anadyr. Also …
Joseph-Fidèle Bernard photographs from Alaska
11 Copy negatives
The Joseph-Fidèle Bernard photographs from Alaska consists of negatives taken by Bernard in 1921 among the Inupiaq (Alaska Inupiat Eskimo) and Siberian Yu'pik communities. Bernard was an artic trader, trapper and captain of the schooner "Teddy Bear."
This accession consists of the "Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge" website, which documents the Sharing Knowledge Project. It was crawled on April 28, 2017, and again on May 5, 2017. Through the project, members of Indigenous communities from across Alaska and northeast Siberia are working with the Smithsonian Institution and the Anchorage Museum at …
This accession consists of the "Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge" website, which documents the Sharing Knowledge Project, as it existed on February 22, 2020. Through the project, members of Indigenous communities from across Alaska and northeast Siberia are working with the Smithsonian Institution and the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center to interpret …
Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
286 Photographic prints
The Mary Harriman Rumsey collection largely consists of photographic prints and lantern slides documenting the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in summer 1899. These depict members of the expedition and Alaskan scenery and people. The collection also includes scenic photographs of Alaska taken by Dora Keen in 1914 and photographs of Blackfeet, Hopi, Apache, and Suquamish Indians made by Edward Curtis in 1900 and 1903.
MS 1073 Kamtshatka Comparative vocabulary
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Copy by Gibbs from "An account of a geographical and astronomical expedition to the northern parts of Russia : for ascertaining the degrees of latitude and longitude of the mouth of the river Kovima ... performed by command of Her Imperial Majesty, Catherine the Second, ... by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years …