Charles A. Nast portraits of Native Americans
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of 3 tinted photographs of Native Americans taken by Charles A. Nast in Colorado. There is also one copy print made by BYU photographic archives, a duplicate of Nast's photograph of Chief Buckskin Charlie. Dated approximately 1890-1909.
- approximately 1890-1909
- Nast, Charles A., 1856-1931 (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles A. Nast portraits of Native Americans must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Charles A. Nast lived from 1857 to 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio and Denver Colorado. He worked as a reporter and photographer. He married and had six children. Charles A. Nast was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in September 1857 to parents of German origin. He arrived in Denver, Colorado, in 1875. He initially worked as a reporter for the Denver Tribune and covered the Black Hills Gold Rush where he fought with Captain Jack Crawford and Wild Bill Hickock with the Sioux. Later, he worked as a photograph retoucher for A.E. Rinchart. By 1920 he owned his own photography studio. He married an Irish girl named Catherine and they had six children. Nast died in 1931 in Denver.
1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Collection consists of 4 portraits of Native Americans.
Materials were separated from MSS P 167, H.H. Tammen Company photographs and postcards.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Tom Wells; 2007.
Processed; Anne Ashton; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.
- Register of the Charles A. Nast portraits of Native Americans
- Under Revision
- Abe Austin
- 2012 February 27
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.