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Frederick Starr negatives and lanterns slides, 1894-1910

Creator
Starr, Frederick 1859-1933
photographer
Grabic, Louis
Lang, Charles B
Date
1894
1894-1910
Type
Negatives
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Physical Description
3344 Negatives
152 Lantern slides
Restrictions & Rights
Access restricted. Researchers should contact the staff of the NMAI Archives for an appointment to access the collection
Culture
Acoma (N.M.)
Apache Indians
Arapaho Indians
Arikara Indians
Assiniboine Indians
Caddo Indians
Cahuilla Indians
Caraja Indians
Cherokee Indians
Cheyenne Indians
Chibcha Indians
Chinantec Indians
Flathead Indians
Ojibwa Indians
Choco Indians
Chol Indians
Chontal Indians
Cochiti (N.M.)
Crow Indians
Cuicatec Indians
Cuna Indians
Eskimo
Haida Indians
Hopi Indians
Huastec Indians
Huave Indians
Iowa Indians
Iroquois Indians
Isleta Indians
Kwakiutl Indians
Laguna (N.M.)
Macusi Indians
Mandan Indians
Mayas
Mazahua Indians
Mazatec Indians
Mehinacu Indians
Menomini Indian Tribe
Mixe Indians
Mixtec Indians
Navajo Indians
Nez Percé Indians
Osage Indians
Otomi Indians
Ottawa Indians
Pawnee Indians
Pima Indians
Ponca Indians
Potawatomi Indians
Salish Indians
San Blas
San Felipe Pueblo (N.M.)
Sauk and Fox Nation
Shuar Indians
Sioux Nation
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
Tarasco Indians
Teotihuacan
Tepehua Indians
Tlaxcala
Tlingit Indians
Tonkawa Indians
Totonac Indians
Triqui
Tzeltal Indians
Tzotzil Indians
Ute Indians
Wampanoag Indians
Zapotec Indians
Zoque Indians
Zuni Indians
Notes
Starr hired professional photographers Charles B. Lang and Louis Grabic to accompany him on his field trips. One lantern slide of Moses Ladd (Menomini) was taken by William H. Jackson.
110 negatives and 29 lantern slides have been digitized as of July 2003.
Frederick Starr was born in Auburn, New York, on September 2, 1858. He received a Ph.D. in biology in 1884 at Coe College, where he was later appointed professor of biology. Starr did postgraduate work in anthropology at Yale. In 1889 he was appointed head of Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History, and in 1892 he was chosen by William Harper to organize the Anthropology Department at the new University of Chicago. Starr remained at the University until his retirement in 1923. Besides his field studies with various Indian tribes in the United States, Starr traveled to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Guiana, Japan, the Philippines, and Africa. He died in Tokyo, Japan, on August 14, 1933. Starr was the author of several books and scholarly articles.
Photographs in the Starr Collection were taken between the years 1894 and 1910 by Starr, Charles B. Lang, and Louis Grabic. Starr sold the collection to Heye in 1929 or 1930.
Organization
Collection arranged by item number
Summary
The collection includes materials from cultures in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, and Guiana: Acoma Pueblo, Apache, Arapaho, Arikara, Assiniboine, Caddo, Cahuilla, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chibcha, Chinantec, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Choco, Chol, Chontal, Cochiti Pueblo, Crow, Cuicatec, Eskimo, Flathead, Haida, Hopi, Huastec, Huave, Iowa, Iroquois, Isleta, Karaja, Kwakiutl, Laguna Pueblo, Macusi, Mandan, Maya, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mehinaku, Menomini, Mixe, Mixtec, Navajo, Nez Perce, Osage, Otomi, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pima, Ponca, Potawatomi, Salish, San Blas, San Felipe Pueblo, Sauk & Fox, Shuar, Sioux, Taos Pueblo, Tarasco, Teotihuacan, Tepehua, Tlaxcala, Tlingit, Tonkawa, Totonac, Triqui, Tzental, Tzotzil, Ute, Wampanoag, Zapotec, Zoque, Zuni.
Repository Loc.
National Museum of the American Indian Archives, MRC-541, Cultural Resources Center, 4220 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746. (tel: 301/238-6624, fax: 301/238-3038). Consult archivist by appointment
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
Place
Guatemala
Alaska
Basin
Midwest
Northeast
Northwest
Plains
Plateau
Southern States
Southwest, New
Brazil
Colombia
Ecuador
Guiana
Arkansas
Georgia
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Mexico
Missouri
New Mexico
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Usage
Usage conditions apply