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Franz Boas photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .B63
Scope and Content Note The Franz Boas Photo Collection consists mainly of photographs of Northwest Coast Natives from the Jesup North Pacific Expedition: 1897-1902, sponsored by AMNH, and the Boas Expedition to Northwest Territories in 1894. There was no original order within this collection and most of the collection is stamped with the marking, “From the Boas Collection 43.” Many other sources besides Boas contributed to this collection, including the British Columbia Provincial Museum, the Field Museum of...
Dates: 1868-1943; Majority of material found within 1894-1902

Drawing Shadows to Stone: The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition exhibition photographic slides, 1997-1998.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 611B, 652
Abstract

Views of the temporary exhibition, Drawing Shadows to Stone: The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1997-1998, Library Gallery. Curated by Barbara Math℗♭́ةƯ and Thomas Ross Miller.

Dates: 1997-1998

Jesup North Pacific Expedition photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 39
Abstract

Copy slides of portraits from members of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1903.

Dates: undated

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)

Waldemar Jochelson collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1899-1942)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D66
Scope and content The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia. The material relates to both Jochelson's and Brodsky's work and writings, and also includes many personal and family items. Much of the early correspondence is from the 1920s and 30s between Jochelson or Brodsky and former colleagues and professors, many living in Russia (the USSR at the time). Letters describe social conditions as well as covering professional topics. Correspondents...
Dates: 1899-1979; Majority of material found within ( 1899-1942)

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Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
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