Finding Aid to Photographs made by John K. Hillers of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho country. 1879-1881

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Finding Aid to Photographs made by John K. Hillers of Zuni, Hopi and Navaho country. 1879-1881

Collection number: BANC PIC 1959.092--ffALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
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Collection Summary

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.

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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)

Container Listing

 

Album, Volume 1 BANC PIC 1959.092 v.1--ffALB

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.
Photograph albums.
 

Album, Volume 2 BANC PIC 1959.092 v.2--ffALB

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.
Photograph albums.