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William Bates Omaha Indian Homes Photo Album

 Collection — Box: 2018-005
Identifier: MSS-0117

Content Description

The photograph album of Dr. William Bates holds 52 photos of members of the Omaha tribe, their homes, other buildings, and surrounding countryside. Also included with the album is a numbered list identifying people in the photographs. The list was created by Dr. Will Bates. The photograph numbered 52 shows two men in a buggy and the man on the right was identified as Bates.

A partial list of names provided by the seller: "Diddock, Dr. Picotte, Daniel Grant, Julia Decora, Minnie Hamilton, Walace Miller, Richard Hastings, Ardent Sannsoci, Long View, Children of Bertram Mitchell and Thomas Webster, Frank Saunsoci, Paul Lovejoy, John Clay, Francis Clay Grant, Mrs. Nathan Lyon, Harry Blackbird, Emily Webster, David Preston (White Weasel), Macy Indian School, Henry Morris (Yellow Smoke), Silas Wood, Indian Racetrack, Edward Esau, Alex Black, Simeon Hallowell, Walter Tyndall, Francis Robinson, Walker-Fields Cemetery, as well as others."

Dates

  • 1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/index.php.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box) : photograph albums

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Purchased on ebay from seller 9lives9 on 1/8/2018. The photo album was purchased from Dr. William Bates’ great-grandchild, Galen Bates. Other photographs originally in the album were removed and sold separately.

Creator

Title
William Bates Omaha Indian Homes Photo Album
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
Date
2018-02-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046