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Photographs relating to Robert Lowie's life and work [graphic]
BANC PIC 1980.003--ffALB; BANC PIC 1980.003--PIC; BANC PIC 1980.003
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Photographs relating to Robert Lowie's life and work


Snapshots of Robert Lowie throughout his life, many at various Berkeley residences. Family photographs include portraits of Lowie's grandfather and others. Some show Lowie with members of various Indian groups, including some at Fond du Lac, Saskatchewan. Other photographs of various Indian groups (including Blackfoot (Siksika), Crow, Kootenay (Kutenai), Chippewayan (Ojibwa), Hopi, Hidatsa, Mandan, Ute, Paviotso (Northern Paiute), etc.) show gatherings, homes, activities, portraits, etc. University related views show Alfred Kroeber, Omar Stewart, and ceremonies at University of California, Berkeley. Other photographs document family activities, vacations, travels (including Europe and Tahiti), and similar scenes. Various views relating to Lowie's death are also included.


ca. 1880-ca. 1957 (issued)


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Lowie family -- Pictorial works
Lowie, Robert Harry -- 1883-1957 -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Pictorial works
Anthropologists -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
Crow Indians -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Photographs
Ojibwa Indians -- Photographs
Hopi Indians -- Photographs
Hidatsa Indians -- Photographs
Mandan Indians -- Photographs
Ute Indians -- Photographs
Northern Paiute Indians -- Photographs
Siksika Indians -- Pictorial works
Kootenai Indians -- Photographs


Title supplied by cataloger.
Some items photographed by R.H. Lowie.
Includes cyanotypes and cartes de visite.
Title in manuscript on cover of album: Das Buch des Lieben Robertchens.
Album is captioned in English and German and appears to have been compiled after Lowie's death.
Transferred from the Robert Harry Lowie papers (BANC MSS C-B 927)


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

Approximately 420 photographs in 1 album and 6 folders : some color ; 28 x 36 cm. (album)




BANC PIC 1980.003--ffALB
BANC PIC 1980.003--PIC
BANC PIC 1980.003


Various places

Related Item:

Robert Harry Lowie papers : Lowie, Robert Harry, : 1883-1957