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Idols of the Alaska Indians, 1860-1880
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Title appears on lower-right corner of print, along with inventory number "9". Manuscript caption below print reads: "Totem sticks. Alaska."
The collection is arranged by folio (determined by manuscript foliation) into three boxes. Folio 1 (leaves 1-19) is in Box 1, Folio 2 is in Box 2 (leaves 1-17) and Box 3 (leaves 18-32).
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was researched and described by Heather Shannon in 2005, with further research and description by Valerie Addonizio in 2009. Finding aid written by Valerie Addonizio in 2012.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- 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:
Idols of the Alaska Indians; Sheldon Jackson Collection of Indian Photographs, WC055, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 2
Jackson, Sheldon. Alaska, and Missions on the North Pacific Coast. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1880. Jackson, William H., and F. V. Hayden. Descriptive Catalogue of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories for the Years 1869 to 1875, Inclusive, Miscellaneous Publications, Number 5. Washington: G.P.O., 1875. Jackson, William H. Descriptive Catalogue of the Photographs of North American Indians, United States Geological Survey of the Territories, Miscellaneous Publications, Number 9. Washington: G.P.O., 1877.
- Subject Terms:
- Indigenous peoples of North America
Rites and ceremonies
- Catholic Church
United States Indian school Carlisle, Pa.
Sheldon Jackson College (Sitka, Alaska)
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942