Sheldon Jackson Collection of Indian Photographs
Permanent Link: http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/gb19f621v
- Jackson, William Henry
- Hillers, John K.
- Bell, William
- 2.00 cu. Ft. (3 portfolios)
- Washington (D.C.), [1850-1890]
- Approximately 280 prints feature portraits of Native Americans in a studio setting or at various locations across the West and Alaska, including most of the tribes of North America such as the Apache, Dakotas, Comanche, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Yuma, Ute, Navajo, Hopi, Crow, and Sioux; approximately 150 photographs feature educators and Native American students taken at the United States Indian School (1879) in Carlisle, Pa., Sheldon Jackson College (1881), and Sitka, Alaska; approximately 150 photographs feature Native American buildings and ruins including Zuni Pueblo, ancient ruins in Colorado and Utah, cliff-dwellings in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona and Maya ruins at Chichen Itza and Uxmal in Mexico by Désiré Charnay. Many of the photographs are identified with labels taken from catalogs, including the DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS (1877) by William Henry Jackson, as well as manuscript notations which often note inventory or negative numbers. Manuscript notations are also present on the back of certain leaves and usually indicate the catalog from which descriptions were taken.
- United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)
- Sheldon Jackson School (Sitka, Alaska)
- Indians of North America
- Assimilation (Sociology)
- Albumen prints
- Portrait photographs
- Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.. (WA) WC055