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Catalogue of the stamps, envelopes, wrappers and postal cards of Mexico : including the provisional issues of Campeche, Chiapas, Guadalajara, etc. / by Henry Collin and Henry L. Calman, with the collaboration of Mr. Albert E. Lawrence

Smithsonian Libraries
Reprinted from Collin & Calman's Catalogue for advanced collectors [1890-1901] p. 440-529. Special title-page & index. Blank pages inter-leaved.

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Henry Bascom Collins, Jr

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Portrait of Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987), an archeologist specializing in Eskimo prehistory. He worked at the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum from 1923 to 1938, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1939 to 1965, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987.

Henry Collins, Jr., with Mrs. W. E. Colton

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Henry B. Collins, ethnologist with the Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, conducted field work in Florida in the winter of 1927-1928. In this photo, Collins holds up a recently caught fish. Mrs. W. E. Colton is seated next to Collins.

Henry B. Collins, Jr. on U.S.S. Boxer

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Henry Collins, on a field trip, probably to Florida, is aboard the United States Coast Guard cutter U.S.S. Boxer. Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987), an archaeologist, specialized in Eskimo prehistory. He worked at the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum from 1923 to 1938, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1939 to 1965, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987.

Henry B. Collins, Jr. with Skull Collection

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Henry B. (Henry Bascom) Collins, Jr., (1899-1987) sits at a table that has numerous skulls on it. Collins appears to be studying one skull. Behind him is a bookshelf loaded with reference books and pamphlets. Collins was originally trained in geology and became involved in anthropology as an assistant on archaeologist Neil M. Judd's expeditions to New Mexico in 1922-1924. He became an aide in the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum in 1924, was promoted to assistant curator, and in 1938 became associate curator in the same division. In 1939, he was made a senior ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. He became that organization's director in 1963, and was the senior scientist in the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987.

Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., Studies Specimens

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Featured in the Torch, March 1980.

Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987) was an archeologist specializing in Eskimo prehistory. He worked at the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum from 1923 to 1938, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1939 to 1965, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987. Here he looks at animal skeletal material in his office in the National Museum of Natural History.

Henry B. Collins, Jr., in Florida, 1927-28

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Conducting field work in the winter of 1927-1928, Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987), archaeologist with the Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, is shown kneeling along with Charlie Kersey (left) in front of a tent at a camp in southwestern Florida.

G. Herman Brandt and Henry B. Collins, Jr

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

At Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Henry B. Collins, Jr., archaeologist with the Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, who was on his third season of field work to Alaska, stands with assistant G. Herman Brandt (left) in a barren field on a hillside.

Henry B. Collins, Jr., in Camp in Alaska, 1929

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 12, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

While conducting field work in Alaska in 1929, Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987), archaeologist with the Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, cleans bones in his camp at Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.

George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins

Archives of American Art
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 22 cm. Letter from George Whitney to prominent business owner Henry Hill Collins concerning the potential sale to Mr. Collins of the landscape painting "Lion Rock, Cornwall" by artist William Trost Richards. The letter includes a detailed description of the painted scene.
Envelope included.
This record should be viewed with record 9232.

George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins

Archives of American Art
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 14 cm. Letter from George Whitney to prominent business owner Henry Hill Collins concerning the potential sale to Mr. Collins of the landscape painting "Lion Rock, Cornwall" by artist William Trost Richards. The letter includes a description of Richard's painting technique and the price of the painting. Wright also writes "It is the best work that Mr. R (Richards) has ever done."
Envelope included.
This record should be viewed with record 9231.

Old New York yesterday & today, by Henry Collins Brown

Smithsonian Libraries
Views of New York from 1626-8 to 1922, with descriptive letterpress.

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Henry B. Collins studying human skulls in a work area at the SI Department of Anthropology 1928

National Anthropological Archives
Digital surrogate produced from reference copy print

Original negative donated July, 1971 by Henry B. Collins, Archeologist Emeritus, SI Department of Anthropology (no correspondence in NAA files).

Black and white original film negative

Group of 15 Men, Women, and Children with Indian Agent Mr Scott 1925

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white Photoprint

Photograph (Choctaw) 1925

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount
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