De Cost, Smith 1864-1939.

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DeCost Smith was born in Skaneateles New York. His devotion to Indian subjects in his artwork gained him appreciation and allowed him to continue to record their lives and customs.

From the guide to the De Cost Smith Collection, 1880-1943., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

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creatorOf De Cost Smith Collection, 1880-1943. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893 person
associatedWith Cameron, Edgar Spier, 1862-1944 person
associatedWith Charles, Frank T. person
associatedWith Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933 person
associatedWith Drake, A. W. person
associatedWith Graff, B. M. person
associatedWith Huntington Free Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Kelly, Luther S. (Luther Sage), 1849-1928 person
associatedWith Linnaean Society of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Low Dog. person
associatedWith Millet, Jean François, 1814-1875 person
associatedWith Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883 person
associatedWith Sitting Bull, 1834? -1890 person
associatedWith Smith, De Cost, 1864-1939 person
associatedWith Smith, Harlan Ingersoll, 1872-1940 person
associatedWith Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians. corporateBody
associatedWith United States.Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Onondaga Indian Reservation (N.Y.)
Simcoe, Lake (Ont.)
Fort Buford (N.D.)
Indians of North America


Birth 1864

Death 1939

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SNAC ID: 41749151