American Indians - Archival Resources: Help for Archival Research

Guide to archival resources about Native Americans (American Indians/Eskimos of North/South America) in the Marquette Archives and other archival repositories

General Helps

Reading Pictures

How to read and interpret pictures and photographs. Approximate dating of photographs can be accomplished by identifying and correlating within them the clothing styles, hair styles and notable objects with the specific eras when they were prevalent.

What is an Archive(s)?

An archive (or archives or archival repository) collects and provides access to collections of original and surrogate records in-house and/or online and it insures that these records are authentic and preserved.

Research Tips