National Anthropological Archives


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Short Introduction

The archive's collection holds documents that record the history of anthropology and world cultures.

Muybridge highlights include a number of stereoscopic images and “Our Wild Indians in Peace and War” Album.

Past Exhibitions

No past Muybridge exhibitions.

Rights & Reproduction Information

The archive offers a digital image for every photograph and work of art in its collection via an image order form. More Information

Online Presence

Online Collection

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: Various

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National Anthropological Archives,
National Museum of Natural History,
Smithsonian Institution,
4210 Silver Hill Road,
MD 20746

Phone: +1 301 238 1300



Lead Contact:
Robert Leopold(

Open Hours:
Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Collections are available to the public. Archivists are available to assist visitors with reference inquiries and guide them to appropriate materials. The NAA also accepts reference inquiries by email and phone. A list of freelance researchers is also available. Appointments are necessary to view collections; appointments may be made online, please see