Query: American Indian -- Arctic
Collection of photographs relating to the Northwest Coast and Native Americans
Dates:
circa 1885-1900
Size:
275 Items (circa 275 engravings and drawings for engravings)
200 Copy prints (circa)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Copy negative
380 Cyanotypes (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The majority of the collection documents Northwest Coast scenery, people, and settlements; these include photographs made by Franz Boas during US Fish Commission expeditions on the USS Albatross, as well as engravings made for publications on Northwest Coast Natives by Franz Boas and Albert Parker Niblack. Another large portion of …

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MS 326 Vocabulary of the Eskimo of Oonalashka Island, Alaska
Creators:
Voyevodsky, Stepan Vasiliyevich, 1805-1884
Dates:
1858
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS326
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). Original recorded in Comparative Vocabulary of Indian Languages; copy on plain ruled paper. Copy of the above by George Gibbs No date. Manuscript Document.

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United States Army Medical Museum composite photographs of skulls
Creators:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1884-1885
Size:
78 Prints (circa, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.6A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Army Medical Museum photographs prepared under the supervision of John Shaw Billings and Washington Matthews, and created by superimposing images of several skulls for comparative purposes. Each image has a caption that includes tribal or racial identification, number of skulls photographed, photograph number, negative number, and data on photographic technique …

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Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection
Creators:
Jenkins, Dale
Dates:
1890-1939
Size:
145 Postcards
11 Photographic prints
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.069
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 145 postcards and 11 photographs depicting indigenous peoples of the Americas, with dates ranging 1890 – 1930s. The bulk of the collection consists of postcards of Native communities throughout the United States, and includes portrait images, dwellings, basket-making, weaving, and crafts.

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MS 2505-b "Unalit" (Unaligmiut) and "Malimyut" (Malemiut) vocabularies, sentences, and linguistic notes, Norton Sound, Alaska
Creators:
Turner, Lucien M. (Lucien McShan)
Dates:
1874-77
Size:
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2505B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Pages 3186-3475: "Unalit-English vocabulary, St Michaels, Norton Sound, Alaska. Over 3000 words, in partial alphabetical order, with sentences, grammatical notes, place names, legends, and verb conjugations interspersed. Pages 2475a-3495: Malemiut-English vocabulary, Norton Sound, Alaska. Approximately 250 words, alphabetical order.

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Joseph C. Farber photographs of Native American life
Creators:
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-
Dates:
circa 1970-1975
Size:
6,000 Contact prints (circa 6000 contact prints (proof sheets))
6,000 Acetate negatives (circa)
8 Color transparencies
1,000 Items (circa 1000 enlarged prints: silver gelatin (some mounted for exhibition))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of Joseph C. Farber's project to document modern NAtive American everyday life. Represented tribes include the Acoma, Apache, Blackfoot, Chehalis, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cocopa, Dakota, Eskimo, Haida, Kiowa, Kutenai, Lummi, Mohave, Mohawk, Navaho, Northern Athabascan, Onandaga, Pima, Pueblo, Quinalt, Seminole, Taos, Tlingit, and Zuni. Subject coverage …

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MS 3941 Materials assembled by Hewitt for preparation of articles in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 and for replies to inquires from the public
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Bogaskie, F.
MacKinley, W. E. W., Captain
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3941
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript …

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Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection
Creators:
Evelyn, Douglas E.
Dates:
1880-1960
Size:
1 Linear foot
42 Printed pages
30 Postcards
25 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.226
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 42 NABISCO Straight Arrow cards, 30 postcards, and 25 stereographs depicting indigenous peoples of North and Central America, with dates ranging 1880 – 1960. The bulk of the collection consists of images of Native communities throughout the United States, and includes portrait images, dwellings, and landscape views.

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Whitney Halstead collection of photographs of indigenous art
Creators:
Halstead, Whitney (collector and photographer)
Dates:
undated
Size:
27 Negatives (acetate)
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including pottery by Hopi potter Nampeyo and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and …

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MS 331 Vocabulary of the Eskimo of Kuskokwim River, Norton Bay, Alaska
Creators:
Furuhjelm, Johan Hampus, 1821-1909
Dates:
1859
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS331
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858 and Manuscript Letter Signed, Furuhjelm to Gibbs, 10/22 November, 1959, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). It was evidently transmitted with the latter. Copy of the above by George Gibbs. No date. Manuscript document. 2 pages.

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