Guide to the Southwest Indians Photograph Collection, circa 1900

Special Collections & Archives

Oviatt Library

California State University, Northridge
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Southwest Indians Photograph Collection
Dates: circa 1900
Identification: SC/SIP
Creator: Thresher, Calista Potter
Physical Description: 1.67 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: The Southwest Indians Photograph Collection consists of photographs and photographic plates of Native Americans in the southwestern United States, taken by Calista Potter Thresher around 1900.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Geographic Name:

Southwest, New -- Pictorial works

Topical Term:

Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Portraits

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Southwest Indians Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The Southwest Indians Photograph Collection consists of photographs and photographic plates of Native Americans in the southwestern United States, taken by Calista Potter Thresher around 1900.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

Negative, 4 x 5: #829, Unlabeled [Indian adobe building]

Box 1, Item 2

Negative, 4 x 5: #829, Unlabeled (duplicate)

Box 1, Item 3

Glass Negative, 4 x 5: #672, Tesuque - Burro at foot of ladder

Box 1, Item 4

Glass Negative, 4 x 5: #1123, Unlabeled, [Indian with horse or mule]

Box 1, Item 5

Negative, 4 x 5: #869, Unlabeled, [Indian huts]

Box 1, Item 6

Glass Negative, 4 x5: #869, Unlabeled (duplicate)

Box 1, Item 7

Negative, 4 x 5: #868, Unlabeled, [Indian huts and tent] (Includes 4 x 5 print)

Box 1, Item 8

Glass Negative, 4 x 5: #868, Unlabeled

Box 1, Item 9

Glass Negative, 4 x 5: #1032, Isleta, N.M., Pueblo Indian girls with pottery on heads (copy)

Box 2, Item 1

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: Blank

Box 2, Item 2

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: Blank

Box 2, Item 3

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: Blank

Box 2, Item 4

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: Unlabeled, [View of Indian adobe buildings]

Box 2, Item 5

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #716, Gila River, Print May 1, 3"

Box 2, Item 6

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: # 716, Gila River (duplicate)

Box 2, Item 7

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #709, Blank

Box 2, Item 8

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #653, Unlabeled, [View of Pueblo Buildings]

Box 2, Item 9

Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #713, Gila crossing, Squaw & Child, copy R

Box 2, Item 10

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #715, Cooking shelter, Gila crossing, Print May 1, 2"

Box 2, Item 11

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #715, Cooking shelter, Gila crossing (duplicate)

Box 2, Item 12

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #481, Unlabeled, [Portrait of Indian in doorway]

Box 2, Item 13

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #714, Unlabeled, [portrait of Mother and child]

Box 2, Item 14

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: Blank

Box 3, Item 1

Negatives, 7.5 x 8.5: #706, Gila River, Includes clear glass negative

Box 3, Item 2

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #930, Gila river, [Indian woman in front of adobe building]

Box 3, Item 3

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #714 1/2, Squaw with pappoose on back

Box 3, Item 4

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #721, copy K, Papago

Box 3, Item 5

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #714, copy K, Baby on second Squaw's back, Gila crossing

Box 3, Item 6

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #721, Unlabeled, [Indian sitting cross-legged in front of building], (duplicate)

Box 3, Item 7

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #719, Papago

Box 3, Item 8

Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #718, Papago (duplicate)

Box 3, Item 9

Glass Negative: Blank

Box 3, Item 10

Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #705, Gila river, (duplicate)

Box 3, Item 11

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #703, Unlabeled, [View of Indian village]

Box 3, Item 12

Glass Negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #704, Unlabeled, [Baskets before Indian hut]

Box 3, Item 13

Glass negatives, 7.5 x 8.5: #951 (duplicate of #1685), Unlabeled, [Indian woman balancing jar on head]

Box 3, Item 14

Glass negative, 7.5 x 8.5: #717, copy K, Gila River, [Indian woman weaving]

Box 4, Item 1

Dry Plate Negative Sleeves

Box 4, Item 2

Dry Plate Negative Sleeves

Box 4, Item 3

Dry Plate Negative Sleeves