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Edward S. Curtis papers, 1900-1978 (bulk 1903-1954)

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Curtis (Edward S.) papers
Series II. Lectures, presentations and audiovisual projects, 1903-1914 86 items
Series II.D. Lantern slides, between 1906 and 1914 20 items
Lantern slides: between 1906 and 1914

Hand-colored and tinted lantern slides, mostly of Pacific Northwest Native American scenes with a few Navajo and California Native American images, that Curtis would have used for his slide lectures and presentations comprise this subseries. A number of the slides can be correlated to plates and illustrations in NAI, volumes and portfolios 8, 10, and 11.
This material is restricted due to condition. Many of the slides as cracked. The lantern slides are digitized and online access is available to on-site readers and Getty staff:
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/850111_ref20_pb2
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7 Pacific Northwest 14 items
Titles of individual slides were derived from NAI, except for bracketed titles, which were devised by the cataloger.
A number of the slides were made by Edward G. Kemp, whose San Francisco studio was located at 833 Market Street.
7 850111-LS1 A House-front, Awaitlala
This is a variant of the image facing page 10, volume 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. Address on passe-partout: 833 Market St., San Francisco, Calif.
7 850111-LS2 The Octopus Catcher, Qagyuhl
This is the image facing page 28, volume 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. Address on mat: 833 Market St., San Francisco, Calif. Written on label: DK N.C. 7.
7 850111-LS3 Paqusilahl Emerging from the Woods, Qagyuhl
This is similar to the image facing page 158, volume 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. The pose and setting are similar but the slide portrays a different figure. Written on label: DW 18.
7 850111-LS4 A Hamasta Costume, Nakoaktok
This is the image facing page 194, volume 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. The slide is sepia-toned rather than hand-colored.
7 85011-LS5 Chief's Party, Qagyuhlk
Plate 10, portfolio 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. Written on slide label: 3. Shores of the Pacific / (DZ). Also numbered: 3. 107.
7 850111-LS6 Rounding into Port, Qagyhl
Plate 352, portfolio 10, The Kwakiutl, NAI. Numbered on label: 2.
7 850111-LS7 [Two Qagyuhl Boats]
Numbered on label: 30.
7 850111-LS8 [Sailboat on Shores of Qagyuhl]
Numbered on label: 4. Annotation on label: Light on water stopped out by contact negative for cover.
7 850111-LS9 Shores of the Pacific
Title from label on slide. Numbered on slide: 49 (DX) (49); 1 DX 105.
7 850111-LS10 [Kwakiutl Chanting beside a Canoe]
Label on slide: No charges.
7 850111-LS11 Whale Ceremony, Clayoquot
Plate 370, portfolio 11, The Nootka. The Haida, NAI. Numbered on label: 15. Address on passe-partout: 833 Market St., San Francisco, Calif.
7 850111-LS12 [Wishiam Women on Columbia River]
Imprint on passe-partout: Edward [___]. Slide Bureau. / 833 Market St., San Francisco, Calif. Numbered on label: 20.
7 850111-LS13 [Seal Island]
Written on label: $1.00.
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7A 85011-LS14 On Klickitat River - A
Plate number 289, from portfolio 8, The Nez Perces. Wallawalla. Umatilla. Cayuse. The Chinookan Tribes, NAI. On mat: Edward G. Kemp. Slide Bureau / 833 Market Str., San Francisco, Calif.
7A California, Navajo and other scenes 6 items
One item missing as of 2/23/17 BG.
7A 850111-LS15 Sunset in Navajo-land
Plate 38, portfolio 1, The Apache. The Jicarillas. The Navajo, NAI. Written on slide label: 4. Navajo land. Also numbered: 4. (GB). 170.
7A 850111-LS16 [Table Scene]
Yurok, Klamath region, Humboldt, CA. Blue-tinted slide; not hand-colored.
7A 850111-LS17 [Baskets and Nets]
Pomo tribe, Mendocino County, CA. Slide is possibly blue-tinted.
7A 850111-LS18 [By the Arrow, Dawn]
Title from slide label. Numbered on lables: 4; 35; 5. Z. 36.
7A 850111-LS19 [Signal Fire to Mountain Gods]


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