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Edith Metcalf Collection of Navajo Indian Lantern Slides
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Description
These lantern slides depict Baptist missionary work with Navajo Indians at Two Gray Hills Mission near Ship Rock, New Mexico at the beginning of the twentieth century. Images of interest include Baptist preachers E.E. Chivers, N.B. Rairden, O.B. Sarber and his wife, and R.B. Wright and his wife and daughters (Helena and Clara).
Extent
71 lantern slides, 58 copy negatives, and 64 copy transparencies in 4 boxes; lantern slides 8 x 10 cm. (3 x 4 in.). See itemized list under “Additional collection guides.”
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact the Curator of Photographs at the Huntington Library.