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Finding Aid to Photographs made by John K. Hillers of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho country. 1879-1881
BANC PIC 1959.092--ffALB  
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    Collection Title: Photographs made by John K. Hillers of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho country.
    Date (inclusive): 1879-1881
    Date (bulk): 1879
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1959.092--ffALB
    Photographer: Hillers, John K.
    Extent: 25 digital objects 44 digital objects; 44 mounted photos in 2 boxes) : albumen ; 39 x 34 cm. and 41 x 52 cm
    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
    Abstract: Includes portraits of Indians and views of pueblo dwellings. Primarily identified as Zuni, Moki (Hopi), and Navajo tribes.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    Collection is open for research, except for originals, which are restricted. Use viewing prints only: Shelved as BANC PIC 1959.092--PIC. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in these collections 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], Photographs made by John K. Hillers of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho country, BANC PIC 1959.092--ffALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Albumen prints
    Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
    Geological Survey (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
    Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Photographs.
    Pueblo Indians -- Photographs.
    Pueblos -- Photographs.
    Hopi Indians.
    Zuni Indians -- Photographs.
    Navajo Indians -- Photographs.
    Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
    Portraits.
    Mammoth plates.
    Sierra Club. Associated name. CU-BANC
    Online Archive of California.
    Photograph albums.

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of the Sierra Club.

    Biography/Organization History

    Hillers, initially under John Wesley Powell, was photographer on several survey expeditions of the American West from 1872 into the 1880's. He was chief photographer of the United States Geological Survey until 1900.

    Scope and Content Note

    Includes portraits of Indians and views of pueblo dwellings. Primarily identified as Zuni, Moki (Hopi), and Navajo tribes.

    Note

    A few views may date from 1881. (cf. Fowler, Don D. The Western photographs of John K. Hillers..., pp. 96, 108)