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Native Californian photograph collection
MS 356  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Native Californian photograph collection
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1930, undated
    Collection Number: MS 356
    Extent: 1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains prints of photographs from the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution of various indigenous peoples from California. Photographs in the collection depict members of various tribes, tribal housing and artifacts, and the local environment.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Native Californian photograph collection (MS 356). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Robert Hine, date unknown.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the Native Californian photograph collection was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains prints of photographs from the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution of indigenous peoples from California. Photographs in the collection depict members of various tribes, tribal housing and artifacts, and the local environment. An index of the photos with captions is located at the end of the collection.
    The tribes represented in the collection are: Cahuilla, Chumash, Cocopa, Digueno, Hupa, Karok, Klamath, Luiseno, Maidu, Modoc, Mojave, Paiute, Pomo, Tolowa, Washo, Wintun, Yahi, Yokuts, Yuma and Yurok.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by tribe name. Folder titles have been maintained from the original donation.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Indians of North America -- California

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Black-and-white photographs
    Photographic prints