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Discover Special Collections: "The North American Indian," Volume 17 Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Discover Special Collections: "The North American Indian," Volume 17
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationBooks Spiral 8 - Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us in a viewing of Edward Curtis’ "The North American Indian," Volume 17. The Tewa. The Zuñi. Registration is full for this program.
DescriptionEdward Curtis’ "The North American Indian" is a collection of 20 informational books and 20 books of large images, written and photographed by Curtis and his collaborators over the course of nearly 30 years, detailing the traditions and customs of more than 80 of North America's native nations.

Each published set was accompanied by 20 textual volumes and 20 accompanying portfolios of photogravures of the people, places and customs Curtis came to know. The set is considered a remarkable publishing feat and an invaluable historic and artistic resource. There were 222 complete sets published and it is unknown how many exist today. Most known sets can be found in libraries and museums.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is full for this program. Please contact Special Collections at Ask a Librarian with any questions.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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