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From the land of the totem poles : the Northwest Coast Indian art collection at the American Museum of Natural History / Aldona Jonaitis ; color photographs by Stephen S. Myers.

By: American Museum of Natural History.
Contributor(s): Jonaitis, Aldona, 1948- | Jonaitis, Aldona, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Seattle : The Museum ; University of Washington Press, ©1988Description: 269 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 029596572X; 9780295965727; 0888945884; 9780888945884; 0714115932; 9780714115931.Subject(s): American Museum of Natural History -- History | American Museum of Natural History | American museum of natural history (New-York) -- Histoire | New York (N.Y.) -- American Museum of Natural History | American Museum of Natural History -- Histoire | American Museum of Natural History -- History | Indian art -- Collectors and collecting -- Northwest Coast of North America -- History -- Pictorial works | Indian art -- Collectors and collecting | North America -- Northwest Coast of North America | Art indien -- Côte (Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique du Nord) -- Collectionneurs et collections | Kunst | Nordwestküstenindianer | Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Nord-Ouest, Côte -- Art -- Collectionneurs et collections -- Histoire | Native art -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Collectors and collecting -- History | Indian art -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Collectors and collecting -- History | Visual arts | British Columbia | AlaskaGenre/Form: History. | Pictorial works. | Illustrated works.Additional physical formats: Online version:: From the land of the totem poles.
Contents:
Meeting of two cultures -- American Museum of Natural History -- The earliest collections -- Frederic Ward Putnam and Franz Boas -- Franz Boas and the American Museum -- The men in the field -- End of the Jesup Expedition -- Rediscovery of Norwest Coast Art
Summary: The Northwest Coast Indian art collection of the American Museum of Natural History.--Title page.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General E 78 .N78 A45 1988 Available 30579004114341
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-261) and index.

Book review by Allen Wardwell, in American Indian art magazine, 0192-9968, Vol. 14, no. 1 (winter 1988), p. 69-73

The Northwest Coast Indian art collection of the American Museum of Natural History.--Title page.

Meeting of two cultures -- American Museum of Natural History -- The earliest collections -- Frederic Ward Putnam and Franz Boas -- Franz Boas and the American Museum -- The men in the field -- End of the Jesup Expedition -- Rediscovery of Norwest Coast Art

Includes index.