Ame. American Indians and Indigenous Peoples
Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
This collection of 179 photographic prints contains 71 views of Yosemite National Park, including tourists traveling in Yosemite Transportation vehicles and private cars. Wheeler also compiled a collection of photographs of the landscapes and Native Americans along the route of the Lewis and Clark expedition while researching his two-volume book The Trail of Lewis and Clark. This collection is part of the Edward E. Ayer Collection of Photographs.
Mainly correspondence, notes, and writings of author, topographer, and Northern Pacific Railway executive Olin Dunbar Wheeler regarding Custer and the Battle of Little Big Horn; also articles about Wheeler and reviews of his work.
Comic books, graphic novels, and pop culture ephemera with Native American themes, characters, and imagery produced in North America from the years 1937 to 2015.
Thirty-five drawings in ink and wash on paper and one page of text from a formerly bound sketchbook of Ferdinand Friedrich Pettrich. The drawings feature portrait depictions of American Indians, including members of the Sac and Fox, Creek, Sioux, and Winnebago tribes.
Black and white gelatin photographic prints (ca. 1920-1937), captioned with numbers and mounted on sheets of cardboard, of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians.,Included are portraits and scenes, primarily of children, but also of adults. The children are often depicted with dogs or other animals.
Nine black-and-white photographic prints of the Mayan ruins at Quiriguá, Guatemala in the Motagua Valley. Depicted are eight steles, pillar-like carved slabs of stone, and one zoömorph. The photographs are signed "Janette W. Dixon." The photographer remains unknown. The photographs are undated, but were a gift of Janette Dixon of Chicago from May 29, 1946.
Unsigned architectural drawings and diagrams featured in Edward Herbert Thompson's article "Ruins of Xkichmook, Yucatan," which was published in 1893 by the Field Columbian Museum (Field Columbian Museum Publication 28, Anthropological Series Vol. II, No. 3, July 1898). Thompson explored and excavated the Maya ruins of Xkichmook at various times beginning in 1886.
The original memoir of a Mormon pioneer who arrived in Utah in 1847, one of the wives of Mormon Apostle Parley Pratt. Looking back over nearly eighty years, Ann Agatha Pratt discusses the character of her husband and their life together, the journey across the Great Plains in 1847, and her own experience in helping to build the first road in Parley's Canyon, Utah.
Research materials (photographs copied from originals in other institutions, notes, letters, printed pamphlets) and manuscripts from Dunlop's books on the American West, mainly Wheels West. Also materials from Chicago Corral of Westerners, of which Dunlop was a long-time member. Dunlop, a native Chicagoan and history graduate of Northwestern University, also wrote the Rand McNally Backpacking and Outdoor Guide, Doctors of the American Frontier, and Great Trails of the West.
Twenty pocket journals (all but six with transcriptions), 1875-1883, kept during Richard Irving Dodge’s active service as a United States Army colonel in the American West, plus correspondence, military documents, broadsides, miscellany and photographs relating to Dodge’s life and career.
University of Chicago professor and education scholar who directed the National Study of American Indian Education, a comprehensive, national fact-finding study on the education of American Indians, from 1968-1971. Collection contains reports and research materials (student surveys, interview transcriptions, etc.) pertaining to this study.
Primarily of photocopies of printed and archival material relating to the U. S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1869-1884), its director, George M. Wheeler, other staff of the survey, and to the use of the electric telegraph for longitude determination in the 19th century. Also seminar papers and notes, 1986-1988.
Five letters, Oct. 28, 1925 - Feb. 13, 1927, from Boyd to his cousin, Edith M. Smith, discussing the reception of his pamphlets about the Minnesota-Wisconsin frontier in the 1860s and 1870s. Included are comments on the Battle of Birch Coulee, the Chippewa Valley, the Chippewa Indians, and the Eau Claire family of novelist G.P.R. James. There is also a carbon typescript of a review of Boyd's works from Minnesota History, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1926 (pp. 354-355).
Professional papers, published and unpublished, of anthropologist and author Robert L. Hall (1927-2012). Hall was a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and is most well-known for his 1997 book "An Archaeology of the Soul: North American Indian Belief and Ritual." Hall's mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother were members of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians.
Salvador P. Escoto was a historian and specialist on late 18th century Philippines history, and former editorial associate in the Philippine Studies Program at the University of Chicago. Escoto also taught at St. Francis College and is now retired. Collection includes research materials, microfilm, photocopies of primary sources, notes, and Escoto's published and unpublished works. Most materials pertain to The Life and Times of Simon de Anda, a book that has not yet been published.
Correspondence, dating mainly from 1849 to 1876, of California emigrant Samuel V. Tripp, addressed primarily to his mother and sister in Ohio, regarding his life in the Northern California gold region and later in Southern California.
Papers of attorney and activist Scott Kayla Morrison mostly pertaining to Mississippi Choctaw Indians, and including Constitutions, legal documents, and Morrison's MA thesis.
Photographs from the Seeing Indian in Chicago American Indian photography exhibit, July 22-September 21, 1985, Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery, The Newberry Library. Also exhibition labels.