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Native American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John James Audubon Collection of Native American Clothing and Tools

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: ANSP-2010-068-Artifact
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a set of Native American clothing and tools belonging to John James Audubon that were deposited at the Academy by one of his descendants. The set includes a pair of trousers, a leather jacket, two sets of moccasins, a beaded blanket, a stone ax head, a knife scabbard, a set of bear claws, a beaded pouch, and a pelican skin blanket.

Dates: Circa 1840

Richard Hovendon Kern and Edward Kern paintings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0146

Richard H. and Edward Meyer Kern, artists and western explorers, gave the American public some of its earliest authentic graphic images of the people and landscape of Arizona, New Mexico, and southern Colorado; providing views of Canyon de Chelly, Chaco Canyon, and El Morro (Inscription Rock). This collection contains Richard and Edward's original drawings from J.H. Simpson's military reconaissance expedition to the Navajos in 1849.

Dates: 1849

Wharton Huber Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-2010-101
Scope and Contents

70 linear inches of glass plate negatives, positives, and plastic film (could be nitrate?).

Dates: 1920s