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Franz Boas photograph 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

Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch exhibition photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 104
Scope and Contents

View of the temporary exhibition Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch, held at the American Museum of Natural History, Ocober 1991- February 1992. Also includes studio photographs of masks and artifacts.

Dates: 1991