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Native American photograph collection, circa 1860-1920

Overview of the Collection

Title
Native American photograph collection
Dates
circa 1860-1920 (inclusive)
Quantity
121 photographs
Collection Number
P0064
Summary
The Native American photograph collection contains portraits of Native Americans and scenes from everyday life; principal tribes are the Ute, Navajo, and Paiute. Most are copies of photographs in the Smithsonian Institution.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


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The Native American photograph collection contains portraits of Native Americans and scenes from everyday life; principal tribes are the Ute, Navajo, and Paiute. Most are copies of photographs in the Smithsonian Institution.

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Smithsonian Institution Photographs of American IndiansReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Navajo
  • 1-2: Charlie's brother in law, near Keam's (Canyon?),Arizona, photo James Mooney
  • 3 Young man, silversmith near Keam's (Canyon?),Arizona, photo James Mooney
  • 4: Hopi man adopted by Navajos, photo James Mooney
  • 5: William F. Arny, Agent for the Navajos, prior to 1877
  • 6: Juanita and Gov. Arny showing blankets and weaving implements, 1874
  • 7: John G. Walker, son of Malquikasetaha, negative by D.L. Gill, 1909
  • 8: Orderly Randolph (Paul S.) holding Helen Spencer, daughter of Indian trader at Mexican Hat, and zoshe beside him with three Navajo scouts, March, 1915
  • 9: The last issue of rations to the Navajos in 1879, negative by J.K. Hillers
  • 10-12: The last issue of rations to the Navajos
  • 13: Blanket and belt weaving Charlie at blanket loom, Nadespa carding wool, woman at belt frame, woman shinning. Near Keam's Canyon, Arizona, negative by Mooney, 1893
  • 14: Model of blanket loom, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, negative by D.L. Gill, 1899
2
Piute
  • 15: Old Posey, Paul S. Randolph, Old Polk, and Polk's son Everett Hatch or Tse Na Gat in March, 1915
  • 16: Tse-Na-Gat, or Everett Hatch; Paul S. Randolph, orderly to General Scott; Old Polk; Bob Martin, Navajo Indian interpreter; and Jim Allen, Ute Indian interpreter, March, 1915
3
Ute-Capote
  • 17: Tapuche, son of Sobita, principal chief of the Capote band
4
Ute-Grand River
  • 18: Pe-ah or Black Tailed Deer, a chief, nephew of Nevava, late head chief, Photo by Shindler, 1868
5
Ute-Kah-poh-teh
  • 19: Ute braves, of the Kah-poh-teh band, Northern New Mexico, in "full dress," photo by T.H. O'Sullivan in 1874
6
Ute-Kaviawach
  • 20: Appoh, head man, in March, 1905
  • 21: Jim Johnson, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, 1898
  • 22: Soccioff, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, March, 1905
  • 23: Sosanockeet, a head chief, photo by D.L. Gill, November, 1898
  • 24: Ungacochoop, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, March, 1905
7
Ute-Moache
  • 25: Co-ho or the Lame Man, 1873
  • 26: Cu-ra-can-te, former war chief of his band, 1873
  • 27: Kwa-ko-nut, "A king," and "Mose," 1873
  • 28: Mautchick, a young chief, 1873
  • 29: Frederico Penallos. Negative by W.M. Sawyer, 1897
8
Ute-Northern
  • 30: Bear Dance in progress, negative copy from snapshots by Densmore, 1914
9
Ute-Ouray
  • 31: Tom, Ute warrior
  • 32: Yamapi, a runner for Chief Ouray, photo by W.H. Jackson
10
Ute-Tabeguache
  • 33: Arrike, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905
  • 34: Charlie Shavaroux, head man, negative by D.L. Gill, March, 1905
  • 35: Witchito, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905
11
Ute-Uintah
  • 36: Kochootch or David Copperfield, head man, neg by D.L. Gill, November 1908
  • 37: Kochootch or David Copperfield, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1908
  • 38: Komus Richard Komas), educated by Major Powell and employed as a clerk in his office, photo by A. Gardner, 1872
  • 39: Charlie Mack or Siats, negative by D.L. Gill, November 1898
  • 40: Charlie Mack
  • 41: Nau-no-kwits and his eagle in Uintah Valley on the eastern slope of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, Negative by Hillers, 1873 (Powell Expedition)
  • 42: Nau-no-kwits and Qu-u-en (Ku-ri-en), Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873
  • 43: Pah ri ats, in native winter dress, Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873
  • 44: Ta-va-puts, Chief of the Uintahs in Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873
  • 45: Ungatowinorokant (called John Duncan), headman, negative by D.L. Gill, 3/05
  • 46: Boco White, interpreter, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905
  • 47: Antero's Encampment, showing teepee, "summer house" with steps leading up to it. Tripod holding kettle, Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873
  • 48: Home of the Ya-va-puts, Head Chief, in Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873
12
Ute-Weber
  • 49: Four Weber Ute women, photo Savage and Ottinger, September 18, 1868
13
Ute-Yampa
  • 50: Nick-a-a -od (Green Leaf), a former chief of his band, Shindler, 1868
  • 51: Suriap, a warrior, son of Lodge Pole, chief, Shindler, 1868
14
Ute
  • 52: Antero (Graceful Walker), copied by A. Zeno Shindler, 1869
  • 53: "Billy," chief, copy from old album (1937)
  • 54: Shavano (possibly Ojo Blanco), war chief of his band
  • 55: Buckskin Charlie, 1878 (?)
  • 56: (Buckskin?) Charlie, at Ouray Reserve, Utah
  • 57: Chippin (Always Riding), photo Shindler, 1868
  • 58: Colorow, W.H. Jackson, 1882-83 (?)
  • 59: Guero
  • 60: Ignacio, High Chief, 1899
  • 61: Unidentified
  • 62: Ignacio, Photo Hillers (?)
  • 63: Kanosh, copy by Shindler, 1869
  • 64: Rainbow, a Chief, copy by Shindler, 1869
  • 65: Severo, photo Hillers (?)
  • 66: Ojo Blanco (possibly Shavano), photo Hillers (?)
  • 67: Shawano, 1904
  • 68: Tushaquinot or Piah, negative by W.H. Jackson
  • 69: Wa-ne-ro (Yellow Flower), "Van de Rodes" or Singing Brass, Gardner, 1872
15
Ute
  • 70: Chief Buckskin Charlie with group outside teepees, photo H.S. Poley
  • 71: Buckskin Charlie, George Bent, 3 women and baby, photo H.S. Poley, 1894
  • 72: Teaching the trail, Chief Buckskin Charlie of the Utes quizzing his warriors for the signs of the trail, photo H.S. Poley
  • 73: Chipeta and other Ute women, photo H.S. Poley
  • 74: Sappix and son, warriors, copy by Shindler
  • 75: Possibly severa, wife, and daughter (?)
  • 76: Chief Severa and family, 1889
  • 77: Ute delegation six Indians and one white man
  • 78: Group of Ute Indians at the Denver Exposition, 1882 or 1883, Willard Patten, Agent, at center. Photo taken outside of National Mining Exposition building by William H. Jackson
  • 79: Ute group of seven. "John"; Ma-ku-teha-wo or Sa-pe-a-Peah(?); Cu-ra-can-te; Mose; To-shi-my (Black Bear) or Mexicano; Kwa-ko-nut, "A king"; Mexicano or To-shi-my
16
Ute
  • 80: Encampment near Denver, negative by W.H. Jackson, 1874
  • 81: Ute winter house, Navajo Springs, Colorado, photo H.S. Poley
  • 82: Ute wigwams
  • 83: Indian driving wagon beside teepee
  • 84: Indians and teepee
  • 85: Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado (camp scene)
  • 86: White men with wagons
17
Ute-Unidentified
  • 87: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 88: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 89-91: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 92: Photo C.W. Carter, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 93-94: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 95: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 96: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 97: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah
18
Ute-Miscellaneous, Mostly Unidentified
  • 98-99: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 100-101: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 102-103: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 104: Unidentified
  • 105: Chief Black Coal
  • 106: Chief Washakie
19
Ute
  • 107: Uintah Ute, Northeastern Utah. Utes beside teepee, one on a raised burial platform (?), bookplate
  • 108: Pai Ute wickiups, in Simpson's time, bookplate
  • 109: Ute woman carrying child, drawing
  • 110: Ute cradle, frame of rods covered with buckskin, drawing
  • 111: Ute sweat house, drawing
20
Miscellaneous
  • 112: Eskimo mother and child
  • 113: A carte-de-visite with four images of Africans, photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 114: Two men on horseback
  • 115: Indian man in buckskin shooting rifle, St. George, Utah area
  • 116: Group of Indians with bows and arrows
  • 117: White men (mountain men?) and Indian woman
  • 118: Navajo scouts on horseback, 1880s, bookplate
  • 119: Indian family in front of teepee
  • 120: Gosiute Indian girls, "At the Trysting Place." E. Curtis, negative only
  • 121: Unidentified family portrait