• Title:

    Mrs. Arthur & children

  • Description:

    Missionary Katherine Arthur posing with her children; (L to R) James, Jr., John Paul, and Margaret Jean.

  • Culture/People:


  • Date created:

    May 1918

  • Photographer:

    Reverend James O. Arthur (James Osborne Arthur), Non-Indian, 1887-1971

  • Place:

    Mescalero Apache Reservation; Otero County; New Mexico; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Nitrate negative

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Reverend James Osborne Arthur (1887-1971) and his wife Katherine Arthur (1883-1960) were missionaries for the Reformed Church of America, working on the Nebraska Winnebago Reservation in 1913 and among the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apaches in the Whitetail section of the Mescalero Apache Reservation in New Mexico from 1914 to 1919. Their collection of photographs was inherited by their granddaughter, Barbara Jane Arthur Jacobs; donated to NMAI by Barbara Jacobs and her son Dr. James A. (Jamie) Jacobs in 2007.

  • Dimensions:

    3.25 x 5.5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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