Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
A collection of photographs made during Horatio Nelson Rust's 1895 trip from Southern California to Arizona to see the Hopi Snake Dance at Walpi. Rust, a former U.S. Indian agent and artifact collector, was accompanied by Mrs. Thaddeus (Leontine) Lowe, A. C. Vroman, and Charles J. Crandall. Vroman made the majority of the photographs, with the remainder produced by Crandall, who is visible with his camera in some scenes. There is one photograph of scenery (48) credited to F. H. Maude; it is unclear when it was taken. Views include Hopi and Navajo Indians and scenes of pueblo life; the Snake Dance at Walpi; the Grand Canyon; the Petrified Forest; desert landscapes; a group portrait of Mojave Indians at Needles, California; and several views of Rust and his fellow travelers with guides, wagons and supplies. Also included are Rust's notes on "Elevations on the line of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad" and his business card. One of Vroman's photographs (40a) has a signed note from George ... Read More
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Report describing the need for oversight of the Canyon de Chelly area in order to protect antiquities along with a letter from Thomas Ryan to Henry Mason Baum that informs him permission has been granted to appoint a Custodian of the Navajo Agency. The report notes that there is a trading post in Chin Lee that has a postmaster, Mr. Day who has been recommended for the appointment
University of Arizona - Center for Creative Photography
Scope and Content Note The Lola Alvarez Bravo Archive contains two series, personal papers and negatives covering 1904-1994. The personal papers include biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, 19th century photographs purchased by Lola Alvarez Bravo, a portfolio, a ledger containing accounting information, clippings, catalogues, posters, announcements, and publications, as well as artifacts. Series two contains a wide array of negatives listed below in the container list. Arrangemen ...
University of Arizona - Center for Creative Photography
Scope and Content Note The Irene Shwachman Collection is divided into four series: Biographical Materials, 1930-1988; Activity Files, 1959-1992; Photographic Materials, 1930s-1980s; and Berenice Abbott Materials, 1959-1986. Although sparse in information about Shwachman’s personal life, the Biographical Materials series includes information about AG 91: Irene Shwachman Collection, circa 1930-1992 - page 6 the Quinto family; several copies of her resume; and materials related to her studies at ...
University of Arizona
Includes journals, correspondence, writings, notebooks, and photographs, chiefly 1890-1920, relating to his family and career with the Southwest Society, Southwest Museum, Sequoya League, Los Angeles Public Library, and other institutions. Selected correspondents include members of the Lummis family, Abeita family, Amado Chaves, Edgar Hewett, F.W. Hodge, Denis Riordan, and Mary Austin. Letters to his wife Eva Frances in 1892 are from Peru, where Lummis was a member of the Villard Expedition. Also present are drafts of Turbese Lummis Fiske's biography of her father. One of his notebooks chronicles his time as a reporter during the Apache campaign of 1886. Original photographs taken by Lummis include cyanotypes of antiquities, landscapes, pueblos, and Native Americans in New Mexico and Arizona
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
Includes images from the excavations at Hawikku near Zuni Pueblo and Basketmaker's Cave in Kane County, Utah, as well as objects found at Cave Lakes, also in Kane County, Utah. Also included are views of Zuni Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Jemez Pueblo, Puye cliff dwellings, Pecos Mission and other views of Arizona and New Mexico.
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
Collection comprises duplicate and original records of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), dated between circa 1790 and 2011, with most records dating between 1933 and 1965. The bulk of the collection consists of duplicate HABS documentation for historic buildings and places in California and the National Park Service's Western Region, although the collection also includes fragmentary records for non-Western states, Panama, and Mexico. Buildings of historical merit, both “antique” (pre-1860) and newer, are recorded. Copies of official HABS documentation include photographic prints, negatives, photographic pages, inventory work sheets, photograph-data book reports, measured drawings, and other materials, prepared and submitted by the program’s surveyors. These materials are supplemented by administrative files, correspondence, survey notes, sketches, field notebooks, essays, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other published materials. Many photographs in the ... Read More
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
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."
Harvard University - Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
The J. O. Brew Collection of lantern slides is comprised of slides representing Brew's research interests in Southeast Utah and Northeast Arizona, as well as slides from his teaching collection. Additionally, there are slides from locations such as the Nile and Easter Island.