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The American Indian Collection, circa 1860-1920

Overview of the Collection

Title
The American Indian Collection
Dates
circa 1860-1920 (inclusive)
Quantity
121 photographs
Collection Number
P0064
Summary
The American Indian Collection contains portraits of Indians and scenes from Indian 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
betsey.welland@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 American Indian Collection contains portraits of Indians and scenes from Indian 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
Photograph number 1-2: Charlie's brother in law, near Keam's (Canyon?),Arizona, photo James Mooney.Photograph number 3: Young man, silversmith near Keam's (Canyon?),Arizona, photo James Mooney.Photograph number 4: Hopi man adopted by Navajos, photo James Mooney.Photograph number 5: William F. Arny, Agent for the Navajos, prior to 1877.Photograph number 6: Juanita and Gov. Arny showing blankets and weaving implements, 1874.Photograph number 7: John G. Walker, son of Malquikasetaha, negative by D.L. Gill, 1909.Photograph number 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.Photograph number 9: The last issue of rations to the Navajos in 1879, negative by J.K. Hillers.Photograph number 10-12: The last issue of rations to the Navajos.Photograph number 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.Photograph number 14: Model of blanket loom, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, negative by D.L. Gill, 1899.
2
Piute
Photograph number 15: Old Posey, Paul S. Randolph, Old Polk, and Polk's son Everett Hatch or Tse Na Gat in March, 1915.Photograph number 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
Photograph number 17: Tapuche, son of Sobita, principal chief of the Capote band.
4
Ute-Grand River
Photograph number 18: Pe-ah or Black Tailed Deer, a chief, nephew of Nevava, late head chief, Photo by Shindler, 1868.
5
Ute-Kah-poh-teh
Photograph number 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
Photograph number 20: Appoh, head man, in March, 1905.Photograph number 21: Jim Johnson, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, 1898.Photograph number 22: Soccioff, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, March, 1905.Photograph number 23: Sosanockeet, a head chief, photo by D.L. Gill, November, 1898.Photograph number 24: Ungacochoop, head man, photo by D.L. Gill, March, 1905.
7
Ute-Moache
Photograph number 25: Co-ho or the Lame Man, 1873.Photograph number 26: Cu-ra-can-te, former war chief of his band, 1873.Photograph number 27: Kwa-ko-nut, "A king," and "Mose," 1873.Photograph number 28: Mautchick, a young chief, 1873.Photograph number 29: Frederico Penallos. Negative by W.M. Sawyer, 1897.
8
Ute-Northern
Photograph number 30: Bear Dance in progress, negative copy from snapshots by Densmore, 1914.
9
Ute-Ouray
Photograph number 31: Tom, Ute warrior.Photograph number 32: Yamapi, a runner for Chief Ouray, photo by W.H. Jackson.
10
Ute-Tabeguache
Photograph number 33: Arrike, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905.Photograph number 34: Charlie Shavaroux, head man, negative by D.L. Gill, March, 1905.Photograph number 35: Witchito, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905.
11
Ute-Uintah
Photograph number 36: Kochootch or David Copperfield, head man, neg by D.L. Gill, November 1908.Photograph number 37: Kochootch or David Copperfield, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1908.Photograph number 38: Komus Richard Komas), educated by Major Powell and employed as a clerk in his office, photo by A. Gardner, 1872.Photograph number 39: Charlie Mack or Siats, negative by D.L. Gill, November 1898.Photograph number 40: Charlie Mack.Photograph number 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).Photograph number 42: Nau-no-kwits and Qu-u-en (Ku-ri-en), Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873.Photograph number 43: Pah ri ats, in native winter dress, Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873Photograph number 44: Ta-va-puts, Chief of the Uintahs in Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873.Photograph number 45: Ungatowinorokant (called John Duncan), headman, negative by D.L. Gill, 3/05.Photograph number 46: Boco White, interpreter, negative by D.L. Gill, March 1905.Photograph number 47: Antero's Encampment, showing tipi, "summer house" with steps leading up to it. Tripod holding kettle, Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873Photograph number 48: Home of the Ya-va-puts, Head Chief, in Uintah Valley, negative by Hillers, 1873.
12
Ute-Weber
Photograph number 49: Four Weber Ute women, photo Savage and Ottinger, September 18, 1868.
13
Ute-Yampa
Photograph number 50: Nick-a-a -od (Green Leaf), a former chief of his band, Shindler, 1868.Photograph number 51: Suriap, a warrior, son of Lodge Pole, chief, Shindler, 1868.
14
Ute
Photograph number 52: Antero (Graceful Walker), copied by A. Zeno Shindler, 1869.Photograph number 53: "Billy," chief, copy from old album (1937).Photograph number 54: Shavano (possibly Ojo Blanco), war chief of his band.Photograph number 55: Buckskin Charlie, 1878 (?)Photograph number 56: (Buckskin?) Charlie, at Ouray Reserve, Utah.Photograph number 57: Chippin (Always Riding), photo Shindler, 1868.Photograph number 58: Colorow, W.H. Jackson, 1882-83 (?).Photograph number 59: GueroPhotograph number 60: Ignacio, High Chief, 1899.Photograph number 61: (?)Photograph number 62: Ignacio, Photo Hillers (?).Photograph number 63: Kanosh, copy by Shindler, 1869.Photograph number 64: Rainbow, a Chief, copy by Shindler, 1869.Photograph number 65: Severo, photo Hillers (?).Photograph number 66: Ojo Blanco (possibly Shavano), photo Hillers (?).Photograph number 67: Shawano, 1904.Photograph number 68: Tushaquinot or Piah, negative by W.H. Jackson.Photograph number 69: Wa-ne-ro (Yellow Flower), "Van de Rodes" or Singing Brass, Gardner, 1872.
15
Ute
Photograph number 70: Chief Buckskin Charlie with group outside tipis, photo H.S. Poley.Photograph number 71: Buckskin Charlie, George Bent, 3 women and baby, photo H.S. Poley, 1894.Photograph number 72: Teaching the trail, Chief Buckskin Charlie of the Utes quizzing his warriors for the signs of the trail, photo H.S. Poley.Photograph number 73: Chipeta and other Ute women, photo H.S. Poley.Photograph number 74: Sappix and son, warriors, copy by Shindler.Photograph number 75: Possibly severa, wife, and daughter (?).Photograph number 76: Chief Severa and family, 1889.Photograph number 77: Ute delegation six Indians and one white man.Photograph number 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.Photograph number 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
Photograph number 80: Encampment near Denver, negative by W.H. Jackson, 1874.Photograph number 81: Ute winter house, Navajo Springs, Colorado, photo H.S. Poley.Photograph number 82: Ute wigwams.Photograph number 83: Indian driving wagon beside tipi.Photograph number 84: Indians and tipi.Photograph number 85: Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado (camp scene).Photograph number 86: White men with wagons.
17
Ute-Unidentified
Photograph number 87: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 88: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 89-91: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 92: Photo C.W. Carter, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 93-94: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 95: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 96: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 97: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah.
18
Ute-Miscellaneous, Mostly Unidentified
Photograph number 98-99: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 100-101: Photo Savage and Ottinger, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 102-103: Photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, Utah.Photograph number 104: ?Photograph number 105: Chief Black Coal.Photograph number 106: Chief Washakie.
19
Ute
Photograph number 107: Uintah Ute, Northeastern Utah. Utes beside tipi, one on a raised burial platform (?), bookplate.Photograph number 108: Pai Ute wickiups, in Simpson's time, bookplate.Photograph number 109: Ute woman carrying child, drawing.Photograph number 110: Ute cradle, frame of rods covered with buckskin, drawing.Photograph number 111: Ute sweat house, drawing.
20
Miscellaneous
Photograph number 112: Eskimo mother and child.Photograph number 113: A carte-de-visite with four images of Africans, photo C.R. Savage, Salt Lake City, UtahPhotograph number 114: Two Navajo (?) men on horseback.Photograph number 115: Indian man in buckskin shooting rifle, St. George, Utah area.Photograph number 116: Group of Indians with bows and arrows.Photograph number 117: White men (mountain men?) and Indian woman.Photograph number 118: Navajo scouts on horseback, 1880s, bookplate.Photograph number 119: Indian family in front of tipi.Photograph number 120: Gosiute Indian girls, "At the Trysting Place." E. Curtis, negative only.Photograph number 121: Unidentified family portrait.