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The National Anthropological Archives collects and preserves historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world's cultures and the history of anthropology, including manuscripts, fieldnotes, correspondence, photographs, maps, sound recordings, film and video created by Smithsonian anthropologists and other preeminent scholars; records of anthropological organizations; 400,000 photographs, including some of the earliest images of indigenous people worldwide; and 20,000 works of native art, mainly North American, Asian, and Oceanic.

The following is a list of major collections from NAA cataloged in Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS):

 
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Antelope drawings, possibly Blackfoot, n.d.
Antelope Blackfoot?
16 drawings (1 volume of 14 leaves+ 1 loose leaf) graphite and colored pencil ; 13 x 15 cm.-16 x 18 cm.

Antonio Waring papers, 1937-1964.
Waring, Antonio J
13 boxes and 1 oversize box

Apache and Crow n.d.
Huffman, Laton Alton
2 photoprints

Archeological Assessment of the Bob's Point Site (45KL219), Klickitat County, Washington Report to Portland District U. S. Corps of Engineers under Cobtract No. DACW 57-85-D-0084-0002, Hertiage Research Associates Report no. 42 February 28, 1986
Minor, Rick
110 pages

Archeological remains in the Angostura Reservoir Area, South Dakota, and in the Keyhole and Boysen Reservoir Areas, Wyoming 1957
Wheeler, Richard Page
7 inches

Archeological specimens, mostly from mound sites in Tennessee, Iowa, Indiana, Georgia, Ohio; signed in lower left with Shindler monogram 1877-80
Shindler, Antonion Zeno
43 pages

Arkansea Indian (Quapaw) Circa 1700 with Calumets
Wilson, Charles Banks
1 photograph
31 page

Army Medical Museum records concerning skeletal material transferred to the Smithsonian Institution 1868-1897
United States Army Medical Museum
4.33 linear feet

Arnold Strickon Papers
Strickon, Arnold
2 linear feet

Arrival of Chinese marriage presents at the bridal residence March 9, 1870 (date of lithograph)
American Photo-lithographic Company
1 print

Arrow, Inc., and American Indian Tribal Court Judges Records ca. 1970-1984
Arrow, Inc
ca. 12.7 linear meters ca. 41.5 linear feet

Arrow Points
Alabama Anthropological Society
ca. 2 inches

Arthur Clarke Sr. Papers
Clarke, Arthur Sr
0.25 linear feet

Artifacts and scenes from Sind and Baluchistan
Fuller, Manuella
32 photographs
25 pages

Autochrome of a building 1920s
Martin, Charles
1 autochrome

Baker and Johnston Photographs
Baker and Johnston
5 items

Battle between General Sully's company of soldiers and Winnebago scouts, and the Sioux (Dakota), at "Hard River" (Heart River?), 1864
McKlusky, David ?
1 page

Bernard G. Hoffman Papers
Hoffman, Bernard G
18.5 linear feet

Bibliography of historical sources relating to the culture and history of the Cherokee and other southeastern tribes ca. 1900?
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
ca. 75 sheets, slips, and cards.

Bird's-eye view of the Mountain K’oya 1681
Hayashi no uji Yoshinaga
1 68x42 cm sheet

Birth of the Moose
Liedloff, Loy
1 pictograph

Book of anonymous Kiowa drawings, ca. 1875-1877.
1 volume of 14 drawings (8 leaves) : graphite, colored pencil, and crayon ; 21 x 29 cm.

Book of Arikara drawings by anonymous artist, ca. 1875.
32 drawings (17 leaves) : graphite and colored pencil ; 11 x 19 cm.

Book of Arikara drawings by anonymous artist, ca. 1875.
32 drawings (17 leaves) : graphite and colored pencil ; 11 x 19 cm.

Book of Cheyenne drawings by Yellow Nose and anonymous artists, ca. 1889.
1 disbound volume of 85 drawings (53 leaves) : graphite, colored pencil, and ink ; 19 x 31 cm.

Book of drawings by anonymous Cheyenne artists, ca. 1880s.
77 drawings (104 ledger pages) : graphite, crayon, and colored pencil ; 19 x 32 cm.-21 x 13 cm.

Book of drawings by Anonymous Kiowa artist, 1875.
1 disbound volume of 20 drawings (11 leaves) : graphite and crayon ; 18 x 22 cm.

Book of drawings by anonymous Lakota artists, ca. 1876.
1 disbound volume of 84 drawings (55 leaves)+ 1 letter : graphite and colored pencil on ledger sheets ; 21 x 26 cm.

Book of drawings by unidentified Cheyenne artist at Fort Marion, Florida, 1875 August.
1 disbound volume of 21 drawings (23 leaves) : graphite and colored pencil ; 21 x 27 cm.

Book of drawings, probably Cheyenne, primarily of individual men on horseback, n.d.
27 drawings in leather-bound notebook (28 leaves+inside covers) : crayon, graphite and colored pencil ; 8 x 20 cm.

Bruce D. Smith Papers Mostly 1970s-1980s
Smith, Bruce David
ca. 1.2 linear meters ca. 4 linear feet

Buell Halvor Quain's Fiji Notes
Quain, Buell Halvor 1912-1939
3 linear feet

Bureau of American Ethnology General correspondence 1909-1949
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
40.5 linear feet

Bureau of American Ethnology General correspondence 1909-1949
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
40.5 linear feet

Bureau of American Ethnology Records 1878-1965
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
ca. 157 linear feet

Ca. 1864 Map
Sadahide 1807-1873
1 36 x 146.5 cm sheet
1 36 x 146.5 cm sheet

Calendar, with interpretation 1923; 1977
Ware, Harry Kiowa
4 photoprints
7 color slides
1 reel

Carib word list
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
2 pages

Carl S. Cesvette Papers
Cesvette, Carl S
4 linear feet

Carleton Stevens Coon Papers 1925-1980
Coon, Carlton Stevens Jr. 1904-1981
101 feet

Carol F. Jopling Papers 1966-1975; 1968-1971
Jopling, Carol F
5 feet

Carved wooden pipe
1 Photograph

Catalog of Alaska and Arizona Collection of Dr. J. B. White
White, John B. M. D. d. 1878
13 pages

Catalog of archeological collection 1880-1887
Proudfit, S. V.
120 pages
2 volumes

Catalog of archeological items from the Cherokee areas of North Carolina and Tennessee and other states received from Burnham S. Colburn
Judd, Neil Merton 1887-1976
20 pages

Catalog of Chitimacha baskets included in the Louisiana exhibit and in the U. S. Government building of the St. Louis Exposition 1904
7 pages

Catalog of Pueblo Bonito collections
88 pages

Catalog of specimens collected by Museum-Gates expedition
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935
3 pages

"Catalogue of a collection of Indian Relics belonging to E. O. Matthews, St. Louis, Mo."
25 pages

Catalogue of Maori curios and artifacts January 31, 1943
Ebbett, George
68 pages
14 photographs

Census Roll of the North Carolina (East) Cherokees Corrected and officially certified May 19, 1860, with accompanying explanatory reports and letters by Burton N. Harrison; S. S. Scott, Confederate Commissioner of Indian Affairs; William H. Thomas; and
Terrell, James W.
51 pages

Charles Callender Papers
Callender, Charles, 1928
8 cubic feet

Charles Leslie Papers
Leslie, Charles M., 1923
3 cubic feet

Charles Love Easter Island Slide and Photograph Collection
Love, Charles M
1 cubic foot

Charles Milton Bell Photographs ca. 1870s-1890s
Bell, Charles Milton 1848-1893
52 prints

Charles Rau papers, 1839-1887.
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)

Chiefs of the Six Nations at Brantford, Canada, explaining their wampum belts to Horatio Hale September 14, 1871
Hale, Horatio
1 print

China oblivious of the consequences of the Sino-French War
Rikusembo
1 sheet 36.5 x48.5 cm.
1 sheet 36.5 x48.5 cm.

Chinese cat merchants March 23, 1870 (date of lithograph)
American Photo-lithographic Company
1 print

Chinese Warrior March 23, 1870 (date of lithograph)
American Photo-lithographic Company
1 print

Christian Barthelmess Photographs
Barthelmess, Christian
1 volume
118 photographs

 

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