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Edward S. Curtis was a professional photographer in Seattle who devoted his life to documenting what was perceived to be a vanishing race. The images of Edward S. Curtis photogravures in this collection were originally published in volumes of The North American Indian and displayed at the Memphis Brooks Museum in 2006. These primary historical documents are presented as part of the record of the past and reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times and of the photographer.The photogravures were given to the College by Dr. Robert and Anne Riley Bourne, members of the Class of 1954.

Rhodes College owns the rights to the archival digital objects in this repository. Objects are made available for educational use only and may not be used for any non-educational or commercial purpose. Approved educational uses include private research and scholarship, teaching, and student projects. For additional information please contact archives@rhodes.edu. Fees may apply.


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