Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology photographic archives, 1845-1985 (inclusive).
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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
The Peabody Museum, founded in 1866 by George Peabody, has sent over 800 expeditions to all parts of the world. These expeditions, together with gifts and purchases, have resulted in the amassing of a comprehensive collection of ethnological, archaeological and somatological materials. From the description of Records of the Museum, 1851-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972599 Built in 1876, the Peabody Museum is one of the oldest museums devoted ...
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923
Alice Cunningham Fletcher was an American ethnologist, anthropologist, and social scientist who studied and documented Native American culture. She credited Frederic Ward Putnam for stimulating her interest in Native American culture. From 1881, Fletcher was involved with the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, an Indian boarding school with a primary objective of assimilating Native American children and youth into Euro-American culture. In 1881, Fletcher traveled to live with and ...
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908
French doctor and early archaeologist. From the description of Views of Maya ruins in the Yucatan. 1873. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 419228157 Augustus Le Plongeon was a medical doctor, photographer, antiquarian, and amature archaeologist of French origins. In the early 1860s, after spending time in Chile and northern California, Le Plongeon moved to Lima, Peru, where he practiced medicine and photography, and became interested in Peruvian archaeology. On...
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...
Charnay, Désiré 1828-1915
Claude-Joseph-Désiré Charnay was a French photographer, archaeologist, and writer, best known for his travels and photographs of early South and Central American sites. Born in Fleurie, he travelled to New Orleans, where he became a teacher. He travelled extensively throughout Mexico and Central and South America, pioneering the use of photography to document his journeys and discoveries. He made several important finds, and published numerous books about his discoveries, as well as translatio...
Carnegie Institution of Washington.
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Frederick Wulsin collected and wrote about regions in China and Africa. He collected mammal specimens as part of the National Geographic Society's Central China Expedition, 1923. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_519_pid_EACP516 Wulsin was an anthropologist who collected zoological specimens in East Africa and Madagascar, 1914-1915; and in China, Mongolia, Kokonor, and Indo-China, 1921-1924. He made archaeological journeys to the...
Gardner, Robert, 1925-....
Maler, Teobert, 1842-1914
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925
Important early photographer for the Powell Survey, the Bureau of Ethnology, and the Geological Survey. From the description of Papers, 1870-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43738678 The Cline Endowment Collection consists of photographs purchased through an endowment established by Platt and Barbara Cline, for whom the Cline Library is named. The images were selected on the basis of their relevance to the Department's collecting focus: the Colorado Plate...
Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959
Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932. From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531 From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Busin...
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) was born in Shropshire, England, and began taking photographs around 1855. He joined the photography firm Howard & Shepherd around 1864, which eventually became Bourne & Shepherd and had offices in Calcutta, Simla, and Bombay. Bourne sailed for India in 1863, the first of three lengthy trips he took between 1863 and 1869. During these trips he photographed in all regions in India, Nepal, the Tibet Region, and Burma. One of his trips was devoted to finding and ph...
Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916
Adam Clark Vroman began to photograph around 1892, the same year he moved to Pasadena, California. As an amateur photographer and bookseller, Vroman traveled to the Southwest, especially New Mexico, to photograph in the American Indian pueblos. Vroman was one of the few photographers of the region who established a friendly relationship with his subjects beyond that of a curious tourist. From the description of Arizona Hopi and Arizona Navaho : photograph albums, 1901. (Peking Univer...
Robertson, James, 1813-1888
James Robertson was a British photographer based in Constantinople, active in the period from 1853 to 1857. He photographed the architectural monuments and the people of the eastern Mediterranean region, as well as the Crimean War, working both independently and in partnership with Felice Beato. From the description of James Robertson views of Greece, Egypt and Constantinople. ca.1853-1857. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 166520871 James C. Robertson was a Un...
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882
Timothy O'Sullivan was an early Western photographer. He served with Clarence King on the United States Geological Explorations of the Fortieth Parallel in 1867. From the description of Timothy O'Sullivan photograph, 1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367900033 Timothy O'Sullivan (1840-1882) began his photography career as an apprentice to Mathew Brady, but he left the Brady gallery to photograph American Civil War battlefields on his own. In 1862 or 1863, he joined the st...
Bourne & Shepherd.
Grabil, J. C.
Thompson, Edward Herbert, 1860-1935
Edward Herbert Thompson was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1860, and his family lineage in New England can be traced to colonial times. His paternal grandmother was a favorite niece of General Israel Putnam (or 'Old Put',) who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. As a small boy, Thompson's mother, a student of the artist Gladwin, planted the archaeological seed when they would search for arrowheads at the bottom of brooks near their summer home in Athol. At his uncle's farm, he...
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
The Bonfils family operated a photographic studio in Beirut from 1867 to 1918. Félix Bonfils produced most of the early work; his wife, Lydie, and son, Adrien, and various assistants were responsible for the later work. From the description of Palestine and Lebanon. 1897. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 693339002 b. March 8, 1831in Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, France.d. in 1885 Ales, France. From the description of Felix Bonfils: Artist File (Interna...