Edwin Hamilton Davis

ID: SA-458

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

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Date: c. 1860s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, (Copy Print Location), Record Unit 95, Box 6, Folder: 51

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Summary

Edwin Hamilton Davis, an archaeologist. A memoir cowritten by Davis with Ephraim George Squier, another archaeologist, "Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley," about prehistoric mound builders of North America was included in the first Smithsonian "Contributions to Knowledge" publication, which was printed in 1848.

Subject

  • Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888
  • Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, (Copy Print Location), Record Unit 95, Box 6, Folder: 51

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1860s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Photography
  • Archaeology
  • Negatives
  • Mounds
  • Autobiography
  • Publications
  • Antiquities
  • Historians
  • Portraits
  • Indians of North America
  • Archaeologists
  • Photography--Negatives
  • North America

Place

North America

ID Number

SA-458

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7.80w x 10.03h ; Type of Image: Portrait ; Medium: Photographic negative

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