Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Smith, Harlan Ingersoll[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1872 - 1940  (67 years)

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  • Name Smith, Harlan Ingersoll 
    Born 17 Feb 1872  East Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1897-1900+  Port Essington, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Jan 1940  Ottawa, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Boas, Franz (Relationship: Colleague) 
    Person ID I57  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 5 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Institutional (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An ethnographer, Smith was engaged in work on the Jesup North Pacific Expedition sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History between 1897-1902. He also used a motion picture camera in his work in the 1920s and 1930s, photographing and shooting moving pictures extensively in the Bella Coola Valley between 1920-1924. He became archaeologist of the National Museum of Canada in 1911.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "H. I. Smith" on print.

  • Sources 
      Photo no. HP01664 and video copies

    2. [S155] COLLECTION: OONMM.
      Negatives and films

    3. [S236] Canadian Who's Who (1936-37), (Toronto: Trans-Canada Press, 1936).

    4. [S491] Who Was Who in America (1943), (Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1943), vol. 1, 1943.

    5. [S313] Jacknis (1984), Ira Jacknis, (Studies in Visual Communication 10, no. 1 (Winter 1984):2-60).

    6. [S373] Kendall (1997), Laurel Kendall, Barbara Mathé, and Thomas Ross Miller, (New York: American Museum of Natural History; Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997).

    7. [S1128] Roby (2004), Nadja L. Roby, (Ottawa, ON: Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, 2004).