Guide to the Edward S. Curtis White Man Runs Him Photogravure 1908
PC 105

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952.
Title
Edward S. Curtis White Man Runs Him Photogravure
ID
PC 105
Date
1908
Extent
1.0 item
General Physical Description note
1.5 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
One photogravure of a 1908 Edward S. Curtis photograph of White Man Runs Him.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Edward S. Curtis White Man Runs Him Photogravure, 1908 (PC 105)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Edward S. Curtis (1858-1952) was a Seattle-based photographer noted for his portraits of Native Americans. His twenty volume The North American Indian, published between 1907 and 1930, is considered his magnum opus, and in the course of creating that he took over 40,000 photographs of more than 80 tribes.

White Man Runs Him, the subject of the image, was one of several Crow warriors who served as scouts for Custer at the Little Bighorn.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection is just one item, a copperplate photogravure on Japanese vellum of a 1908 Edward S. Curtis photograph of White Man Runs Him. It is branded "From copyright photograph 1908 by E.S. Curtis." The image is 7"x4.5", on 12"x9" paper. The image is listed in The North American, large folio edition volume 3, facing page 48.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

https://libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This item was purchased by WSU Libraries' MASC from Buckingham Books on March 18, 1998.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • White Man Runs Him, approximately 1855-1925 -- Portraits.

Subject(s)

  • Crow Indians -- Portraits.
  • Indians of North America -- Great Plains.
  • Indians of North America -- Montana.
  • Indians of North America -- Wyoming.
  • Montana
  • Native Americans
  • Photographs

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