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Finding aid to Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey, circa 1869-1874
BANC PIC 1980.082--STER  
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    Collection Title: Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey
    Date (inclusive): circa 1869-1874
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1980.082--STER
    Creator: Smithsonian Institution
    Extent: 107 stereographs: b&w; 12 x 18 cm. 107 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey consists of 107 stereographic prints taken from circa 1869 to circa 1874.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright 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 owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey, BANC PIC 1980.082--STER, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Digital Representations Available

    Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

    Related Collections

    Title: C. Hart Merriam Papers,
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 83/129 c

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Beaman, E. O. (Elias Olcott)
    Fennemore, James, 1849-1941.
    Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850.
    Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942. C. Hart Merriam papers. CU-BANC
    California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
    Online Archive of California.
    Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
    Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
    Indian children -- Colorado Valley -- Photographs.
    Indians of North America -- Colorado Valley -- Pictorial works.
    Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 -- Journeys -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Pictorial works.
    West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey were transferred from the C. Hart Merriam Papers (BANC MSS 83/129 c).

    Scope and Content

    The Stereoviews of Indians and the Colorado River from the J.W. Powell Survey consists of 107 stereographic prints taken from circa 1869 to circa 1874. The photographers include John K. Hilliers, E.O. Beaman, and James Fenmore. John Wesley Powell's exploration of the Colorado River occurred under the auspices of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, from 1869 to 1872. Some of the stereographs present are published under the imprint of the "Indians of the Colorado Valley" series by J.F. Jarvis. The collection consists of scenes in the Colorado Valley, including views of the Colorado River and the Native American inhabitants of this region and their dwellings. Some of the Colorado Valley Indian photographs are dated 1874.
    Printed captions are reprinted in the container listing. Captions in parentheses appear in manuscript on the stereographs. Captions in brackets have been supplied.