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Creators:
Patton, Arthur Earl
Dates:
circa 1910-1912
Size:
5 Printed postcards (color halftone, halftone, and collotype)
71 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (prints, mostly on postcard paper))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by Arthur Earl Patton documenting life on and near the Flathead Indian Reservation. They include images of Salish Indians on the Flathead Indian Reservation, cowboys, storefronts and buildings, carriages and wagons, automobiles, railroads, a river boat, and scenic views. Locations include Ravalli, Polson, and St. Ig...

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Creators:
Orchard, William C.
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
circa 1899-1937
bulk 1900-1902
Size:
27 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
324 Photographic prints (black and white)
34 Lantern slides (color)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.020
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The majority of the images are individual and group portraits of Southwestern tribes, photographed between 1900-1902, including Laguna Pueblo, Hopi Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, San Juan Pueblo, White Mountain Apache, Ute, San Carlos Apache, and Navajo Indians.

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Creators:
Carlson, Gustav G.
Dates:
1933
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7505
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes folktales and ethnological notes. Many of the latter have to do with war, kinship relations, and sexual practices.

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Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
1899-1927
circa 1980
Size:
96 Photomechanical prints (photogravure proofs)
184 Printing plates (copper printing plates)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.080
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian include photogravure printing plates and associated proofs made from Curtis photographs and used in the publication of The North American Indian volumes 1-9 and 12-19. The bulk of the images are portraits, though there are also images of everyday items, ceremonial artifacts, and camps.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
1995
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video recordings of a Latin American Leaders Conference, September 25 to October 6, 1995. The recordings took place in Washington, D.C.; at the George Gustav Heye Center in New York City; and in Cherokee, North Carolina. People represented in this collection include Nina Pacari, Leonardo Viteri, and Ramiro Matos...

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Creators:
Farris, Pheobe, 1952-
United States. Department of State
Dates:
2005
Size:
26 Posters
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.065
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This poster collection contains the 26 posters that made up the U.S. Department of State's traveling exhibition Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals. The posters feature the work of 12 Native American artists and includes samples of the artists works and seperate posters for the artist's statements. The following Native...

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Creators:
Chase, Alexander W.
Dates:
December, 1873
Size:
75 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3230
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

According to Dr. Thomas Blackburn (10/15/2001), the existing Indians referred to are Yurok and Hupa, although the author sometimes refers to them as "Klamaths." Pencil and ink drawings in the text include drawings of artifacts, and sketch entitled, "Method of Wearing Nose Ornament of bone. ̀Gabrielʹ a Mak-nea-te-ny-seen at Alseya Reserve, Oregon, ...

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Creators:
Silleck, Herbert Underhill
Dates:
circa 1924-1944
Size:
260 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.223
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 260 photographs depicting many American Indian communities including Diné (Navajo); Hopi; Isleta Pueblo; Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana]; Taos Pueblo; and Lacandon Maya, as well as others. Photographs were shot by amateur photographer Herbert Underhill Silleck circa 1924-1944 during his travels with his wife Agnes Smartt Silleck.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1870s-1930
Size:
2,600 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs made from glass negatives collected and produced by the Bureau of American Ethnology. These photographs include portraits and field photographs by photographers and anthropologists, most associated with the BAE, including Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, DeLancey Gill, C. ...

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Dates:
2005-2006
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 half document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9619
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. P...

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