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Creators:
Hanson, James A.
Conner, Stuart W.
Dempsey, Hugh A.
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997
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Dates:
1945-1993
Size:
97 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes ma...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Historian's Office
Dates:
1972-1984
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 556
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the activities of the Office's first three Historians. Most of the records were created during Marc Pachter's tenure. They include much correspondence between Pachter and art historians, artists, national and international art institutions, and funding organizations. There is also correspondence with Amy E. Henderson...

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Creators:
Leonard, Eugene O.
Dates:
circa 1880-1920
Size:
4 Glass positives
6 Prints and postcards (photogravure)
1 Tintype
100 Negatives (circa, glass)
220 Copy prints (circa)
9 Prints and postcards (cyanotype)
99 Items (99 photomechanical prints and postcards, halftone, color halftone, collotype, photgravure)
1,000 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
734 Photographic prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum (including photographic postcards and cabinet cards))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-3
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Unbound album pages (labeled A through Q) with photographs documenting the people and culture of the Pocatello-Fort Hall area, including Native Americanss (particularly Shoshone-Bannock tribes), agency employees, and missionaries. Included are images of encampments, Sun Dance ceremonies, the Fort Hall Agency, Indian schools and churches, the Run f...

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Creators:
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903
Grabill, John C. H.
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902
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Dates:
1869-1892
Size:
305 Albumen prints ((some as cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards))
6 Acetate negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.035
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The collection brings together images by well-known Western photographers such as A.F. Randall, John Grabill, C.S. Fly, Stanley Morrow, Ben Wittick and John Choate. Primarily images of famous Indian leaders, as well as other portraits and scenes.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
50 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some made from original glass negatives))
2 Transparencies
59 Prints (copy prints and enlargements)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Exhibition photographs depicting Native Americans (including studio portraits), as well as scenery and material culture. Includes material made for the Century of Progress exhibit as well as mounted photos and text used in the Regents' exhibit on the 1947 restoration program for the BAE's glass negatives. Photographs for the Century of Progress exh...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition catalogs (both traveling and in-house), brochures, pamphlets, illustrated checklists, and other publications created around a specific themes or genres drawn from the collections in the National Portrait Gallery.

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Creators:
Medicine, Beatrice
Dates:
1914, 1932-1949, 1952-2003 (bulk dates, 1945-2003).
Size:
28 Linear feet (65 document boxes, 1 box of oversize materials, 1 box of ephemera, 1 shoebox of index cards, 1 map drawer)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-05
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) women's issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicine's work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicine's correspondence with elected U.S. officials and Native American leaders, and records from Medicine's involvement in Native American organizations, the collection serves to represent issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, and reflects what Native American leaders and organizations did to navigate and mitigate those issues. Collection materials include correspondence; committee, conference, and teaching material; ephemera; manuscripts and poetry; maps; notes; periodicals; photographs; training material; and transcripts.

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Creators:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959
Dates:
1907 - 1975
Size:
673 Paintings (visual works) (approximate)
30 Linear feet (55 document boxes and 8 oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1973-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Acee Blue Eagle was a Pawnee-Creek artist, poet, dancer, teacher, and celebrity. The papers relate to both Blue Eagle's personal and professional life. Also included are some materials of Blue Eagle's friend Mae Abbott and a collection of art by other Indians.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
late 19th century-early 20th century
Size:
70 Stereographs (circa, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.140
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereographs documenting Native North Americans, including studio portraits, camps and dwellings, graves, infants in cradleboards, and pottery. Specific images portray Sitting Bull's camp at Fort Randall, Curly at the Custer monument, and a Southern Plains delegation at the White House Conservatory. Tribes represented include Winnebago, Tuscarora...

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Creators:
Orosco, Franklin G.
Dates:
undated
Size:
14 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Formal portraits and other images of members of the Orosco family in California, which includes Gabrielinos and members of the San Pasqual band of Luiseños. The collection includes some images of men in military uniform, one in regalia, and a wedding photo. There is also one photograph by the Cortez Studio, San Diego.

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