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Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1921-1924
Size:
12 Photographic prints (black and white)
12 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These images were shot in California, Alaska, Washington, and Guatamala and feature images of Tolowa, Haida, Salish, and Quiché Maya (Quiché) Indians. Images include group portraits, daily activities, village scenes, and petrogylphs.

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Gilmore, Melvin R. (Melvin Randolph), 1868-1940
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
69 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.027
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 69 black-and-white acetate negatives taken by Melvin R. Gilmore in 1923-1924. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Sahnish (Arikara) Indians of the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
1914-1915
Size:
141 Glass plate negatives
142 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.047
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic negatives shot by George H. Pepper and George G. Heye during farm excavations in New York and New Jersey in 1914.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1983-2005
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the tenures of Dave Warren, 1990-1991, and Douglas E. Evelyn, 1991-2005. These records document the role of the Deputy Director in their administrative duties overseeing cultural resources, the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC), public programs, public relations, and special events. Of particula...

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Schellbach, Louis, 1887-1971
Dates:
1922-1930
Size:
138 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
16 Lantern slides
106 Photographic prints (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.017
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes images of excavations in Nevada, including images of Lake Tahoe, the ghost town of St. Thomas, and Pueblo Grande de Nevada, known as Nevada's "Lost City."

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2009
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) publication, American Indians/American Presidents: A History. The book, co-published with HarperCollins, was edited by Clifford E. Trafzer and includes essays by five scholars of Native American history, including Robert W. Venables, Donna Akers, Matthew Sakiestewa ...

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Creators:
Cordry, Donald Bush
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1933-1940
Size:
93 Photographic prints
9 Negatives (photographic)
24 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.008
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Images consist mostly of portraits of the indigenous people in the Mexican states of Michoacán, Guerrero, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Veracruz. The collection primarily contains images of Wikarika (Huichol) people, but includes images of the Purepecha (Tarasco), Guerrero Nahua, Chinantec [Chinantla], Zoque, Otomí (Otomi), Tzotzil Maya, Yoreme (Mayo) and Zapotec peoples.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2006
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two gift books for the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center.

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Dates:
2010
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9627
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. George Gustav Heye Center. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1960, 1965, 1971-1979, 1984-2014
Size:
8.08 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that publicize exhibitions, acquisitions, events, lectures, and other related public programs of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC). Topics covered include the museum design, construction, American Indian tribe news, media coverage, events, exhibitions, and ...

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