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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
undated
Size:
400 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including contact prints))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection largely consists of photographs of specimens and artifacts, some of which were once in the collections of the Department of Anthropology, as well as images of anthropological exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History, circa 1950s and 1960s. Specimens and artifacts that are depicted include the Waverly Tablet from Waverly, Oh...

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Creators:
Bourke, John Gregory, 1846-1896
Dates:
before 1876
Size:
4 Drawings (2 leaves, graphite and colored pencil, 16 x 24 cm.-16 x 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS176622
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Four drawings of warfare on two loose pages torn from a ledger book. Other drawings from the same ledger were pasted into the donor's diary, which is now in the Special Collections Library at the US Military Academy at West Point. Bourke records there that the book was captured in June 1876 from a camp then believed to be Sioux. This encounter is n...

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Creators:
Beach, Howard D.
Dates:
1901
Size:
16 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2001-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Portraits made by Howard D. Beach depicting Thomas Short Bull, Lissie Old Eagle, Her Holy Blanket, George Charging Alone, Dan White Eyes, Sam Breaks In, Ghost Dog, Little Cloud, Albert Running Bear, Chief Painted Horse, Bird Necklace, Joseph Bad Yellow Hair, Chief Last Horse, Thomas Iron Crow and Wallace Iron Crow, Chief William Sitting Bull, and G...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Black Horse, Ruben, circa 1855-
High Walker, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
Black Crane, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
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Dates:
1931 August
Size:
105 Pages (1 card)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3219
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing notes from Truman Michelson's research at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. One notebook contains anthropometric measurements of approximately 115 Cheyennes, identified by name, age, and tribal lineage. The second notebook contains stories by Ruben Black Horse, Mrs. High Walker, and Mrs. Black Crane, handwritten...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Poweshiek, Ida
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Dates:
1928
undated
Size:
264 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2720
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Nine Meskwaki (Fox) syallabic texts, eight of which are by Alfred Kiyana and one by Bill Leaf, with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Kiyana are: Red stone pipe; Youths who were friends; The summer hunters; When people killed one that was a manitou; The cowardly man; The man ...

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Creators:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Dates:
1868
Size:
1 Drawing (watercolor, 24 x 23 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS127601
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

One drawing on one leaf of unruled paper. The drawing depicts two men wearing breastplates. One of the men is wearing face paint and holding a mirror board. The other man is wearing a set of hairplates. The drawing is inscribed "Drawings Made by a Comanche Indian" and "Presentd by Dr E Palmer".

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Creators:
Burnette, Robert, 1926-1984
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
149 Copy negatives (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-45
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies made from a photograph album compiled by Robert Burnett that appears to relate to three periods. A few photographs dated around 1910-1912 were likely received from Burnett's family and depict family members, ranchers, tipis, and people gathered for White River Frontier Days. Other photographs show Burnette and friends while he was in high sc...

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Creators:
McKenney, Thomas L. (Thomas Loraine), 1785-1859
Hall, James, 1793-1868
Dates:
circa 1836-1844 and 1965
Size:
11 Lithographs (most approximately 20 x 14 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1984-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Lithographs from History of the Indian Tribes of North America by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. The lithographs in this set are of Chon-Mon-I-Case, an Otto Half Chief; Ma-Has-Kah or White Cloud, an Ioway Chief; Micanopy, a Seminole Chief; Naw-Kaw, a Winnebago Chief; Nea-Math-La, a Seminole Chief; Ne Sou A Quot, a Fox Chief; Qu-Ta-Wa-Pea, a Sha...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1904
Size:
31 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian,...

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Dates:
circa 1860-1920
Size:
19 Copy negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26G
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy negatives made from negatives depicting Native Americans, dwellings, and ceremonies. There are images of Hopi people at Walpi and Oraibi pueblos and other Puebloan people, as well as portraits of Apache, Osage, Navajo, Blackfoot, Brule, Nez Perce, Rogue River, Taos, Pawnee, Oto, Caddo, Arapaho, and Delaware people and the Ute Chief Ouray. So...

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