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Iron Elk, Dakota, 1857-1858

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Title from negative entry no. 917 in the index of the DCPNAI. Inventory number hand-inked on image. Shindler catalogue no. 67. Caption cut from Jackson's catalogue for entry 917 and pasted below photograph; additional manuscript caption reads: "Dakota." Attribution and date information from Shindler catalogue.

Arrangement

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).

Collection History

Appraisal

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:

Iron Elk, Dakota; Sheldon Jackson Collection of Indian Photographs, WC055, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 3

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Bibliography

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:
Dakota Indians
Names:
Catholic Church
United States Indian school Carlisle, Pa.
Sheldon Jackson College (Sitka, Alaska)
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942