Contents and Arrangement

Photograph of John Daggett's collection of Indigenous utensils, circa late 1800s to early 1900s

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The caption written by John Daggett on the verso of this photograph includes outdated terminology used to describe the Indigenous objects depicted, and previously served as the title for this folder. John Daggett's caption on the verso of this photograph reads: "Some of my home collections of Indian utensils – showing/ Baby carrying basket/Burden [carrying basket]/ Soup cooking [basket]/ [Soup] [?]/ Mortar ditto for pounding acorns/ Ladies bonnets/ Salmon net & twine/ Soup spoons –mussel shell for ladies & Elk horn for gents/ Bow & arrows & net for game carrying & etc – Black Bear Cal".


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Karla J. Vecchia and John Delaney in 2004. Finding aid written by Karla J. Vecchia and John Delaney in 2004. Collection and item-level descriptions were updated by Megan Bardis in September 2023. Harmful anti-Asian and anti-Indigenous language in folder titles were revised and contextualized as being creator-supplied description.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Photograph of John Daggett's collection of Indigenous utensils; John Daggett Collection, C0954, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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