Summary


Overview

Creator:

Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909.

Title:

Sheldon Jackson Collection of Indian Photographs

Dates:

circa 1850-1890

Size:

6.0 linear feet, 3 boxes

Call number:

WC055

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

Sheldon Jackson was a Presbyterian missionary in the Western United States in the 19th century. This collection consists of three portfolios with 576 photographic prints and 5 photomechanical photogravures of Native Americans and related subjects compiled by Jackson, possibly from negatives in the collections of the Bureau of American Ethnology and by ordering prints from various photographic trade catalogs. This collection is included in the Princeton University Digital Library.