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[C. Hart Merriam photographs from the Robert Fleming Heizer papers].
BANC PIC 19xx.556--PIC PIC box 1; BANC PIC 19xx.556--AX; BANC PIC 19xx.556--NEG NEG box 1; BANC PIC 19xx-2020--NEG(strip) misc. box 7; ...
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Title:

[C. Hart Merriam photographs from the Robert Fleming Heizer papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942, creator, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979, creator.

Abstract:

Miscellany of photographs, chiefly copy prints, taken by C. Hart Merriam during his linguistic field work, and collected by Robert F. Heizer. Photographs depict members of various Native American groups in California and perhaps elsewhere. Identified tribes represented in collction include Shasta, Ole-yo-me, Polilka (Yurok), Yosemite Miwok (also Mewuk), Sho-te-ah, Room-se-en, Cahuilla, Piute, Tah-che, Chu-chen-sy, Yokut, Wintoon, Pom-muk-ke, San Fernando, Mohave, Wipa, Wappo, Paiute (also Piute), Klamath River, Chumash, Chemareko, Tal-lin-che and Mission Indians. Some individuals are identified. Also includes a small number of photographs of baskets, traditional attire and other aspects of Native American material culture. Most negatives are copies of images also reproduced in prints present in the collection. 4 negatives, on glass, are copy photographs depicting aerial views of an unidentified archeological site, a view of Huamachuco, and a ruin from Tiahuanacu; no prints of these images are present. Some strip negatives (NEG(strip)) contain images of books possibly pertaining to the research of Robert Heizer; it is possible that these strip negatives were not taken by Merriam and/or do not pertain to Merriam's work.

Date:

1910 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Indians of North America -- California -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- California -- Photographs
Ethnology -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs include caption's in C. Hart Merriam's hand. Others have been attributed to Merriam by Bancroft Library archivist Lauren Lassleben, who processed Heizer's papers. Collection may include the work of other photographers not identified.
A majority of the collection consists of copy photographs, including but not limited to images obtained from the Southwest Museum and the American Museum of Natural History.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
C. Hart Merriam photographs from the Robert Fleming Heizer papers, BANC PIC 19xx.556, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Date of acquisition unknown.
Related collection: Robert Fleming Heizer papers (BANC MSS 78/17 c).
Related collection: C. Hart Merriam collection of Native American photographs (BANC PIC 1978.008).
Transferred from the Robert Fleming Heizer papers (BANC MSS 78/17 c).

Type:

graphic
Portraits-California.

Physical Description:

photonegative
photoprint
approximately 325 photographs in 2 boxes, 1 oversize folder and 23 sleeves : chiefly gelatin silver prints and film negatives ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 19xx.556--PIC PIC box 1
BANC PIC 19xx.556--AX
BANC PIC 19xx.556--NEG NEG box 1
BANC PIC 19xx-2020--NEG(strip) misc. box 7
BANC PIC 19xx.556

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.

Related Item:

Robert Fleming Heizer papers : Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), : 1915-1979
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online