Ales Hrdlicka collection of photographs of Native Americans for the Panama-California Exposition
135 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Copy prints
Front and profile images of Apache, Kiowa, Omaha, Osage, Teton, and Yankton people made for Ales Hrdlicka's use in preparing busts and physical anthropological exhibits for the Panama-California Exposition in 1915. Accompanying the photographs are notes produced under the supervision of Lucile Eleanor St. Hoyme; these include the tribe, age, sex …
MS 1158 Vocabulary of the Language of the Indians of San Blas and Caledonia Bay, Isthmus of Darien
From Transactions of the American Philological Society, 1873
MS 4425 A Report on the Customs of the San Blas Indians
Includes 62 photographs, and 1 map; and 1 exhibit: a printed Cuna primer, Tule Kaya Sunmakket Wilup Kan," by Alcibiades Iglesias, 1951.
MS 4451-b Description of a Trip to the Tule Villages of the San Blas Coast
Copy of diary. Also a note by Stirling concerning material in Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript files 4451-a and 4451-b, 2 pages.
MS 4111 Brief Cuna vocabularies
From the Cuna as follows: at Icandi and Pintupu on the Bayano River, 1 page. (17 words, 1 sentence); at Piria on the Bayano River, 1 page. 12 words, and from headwaters of the Chucunaque River, same page 2 words; in locality of Bayano River, 7 geographic names, 1 page, also name of chief of Naragandi.
A. Stanley Rand Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
Emilio Herbruger Photographs
The Emilio Herbruger Photographs consist mostly of full length portraits of Mayan people in Guatemala. The photos depict adults and children, sometimes demonstrating a domestic task, or wearing garments indicating leadership status or for special occasions.
Marshall Saville photograph collection
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Saville, Foster H. (Foster Harmon), 1874-1942
51 Photographic prints (black and white)
2 Lantern slides (black and white, color)
Photographs and glass plate negatives documenting the various archaeological expeditions of all three Savilles. The bulk of the images concern the activities headed by Marshall Saville (and assisted by Foster and Randolph) in both South and Central America. Included to a lesser degree are the explorations of Foster in North America and Randolph in the Caribbean, South and Central America. Images document archaeological digs, their settings, the peoples encountered, as well as the objects found. The dates of the images found in this collection and taken by the various Savilles during their numerous expeditions are as follows (the photographer(s) attributed to photographs taken during a specific expedition is/are listed in parentheses following the country of the specific expedition) : 1891: Honduras (Marshall), 1900-1902: Mexico (Marshall), 1907: Cuba (Marshall), 1907: Ecuador (Marshall, Foster, Randolph), 1915: Honduras (Marshall), 1915: Cuba, Jamaica, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala (Randolph), 1914-1916: Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica (Marshall, Foster, Randolph), 1918: Pantigo site, Easthampton, Long Island, New York (Foster), 1922: Photographic portrait of Marshall