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MS 7563 Stabilization of Kin Klizhin, Chaco Canyon National Monument, Fiscal Year 1938

Creator:
Vivian, Gordon  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7563
Local Note:
Carbon of typescript, bound, with photographs
Topic:
Kin Klizhin -- New Mexico -- Chaco Canyon -- stabilization  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7563

MS 1992-12 Hudson-Meng site field notes and specimen bags

Extent:
5 Boxes (3.58 linear feet)
Culture:
Paleo-Indians -- North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Place:
Hudson-Meng Site (Neb.)
Nebraska -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1971-1977
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of field notes and original specimen bags from the Hudson-Meng Paleo-Indian site near Crawford, Sioux County, Nebraska. The site, on lands owned by Nebraska State Forest, was excavated between 1971 and 1977 under USDA permit by Chadron State College. The field notes are associated with a collection of approximately 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains held by the Department of Anthropology.
Biographical / Historical:
The Hudson-Meng site is located in the Oglala National Grassland near Crawford, Nebraska. The remains of hundreds of bison were first exposed in the 1950s during the construction of a pond by local rancher Albert Meng. The site was first excavated by Larry Agenbroad of Chadron State College from 1971-1977. Agenbroad's investigations discovered the remains of some 120-125 bison directly associated with Paleoindian-aged Alberta projectile points. The bonebed was dated to about 9,820 Radiocarbon Years Before the Present (RCYBP) and was the first Alberta site to ever be directly dated. Later excavations were conducted by researchers from the University of Wyoming, Colorado State University and St. Cloud State University. In 1997 an enclosure was completed over a central portion of the bonebed and each summer, the site is open to the public for interpretive tours.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1992-12
Other Archival Materials:
The Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History holds 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains from the Hudson-Meng site. Please see catalog numbers 533,627-534,821 and accession number 361,218.
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 1992-12, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1992-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1992-12

Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies

Creator:
Ivanoff, Stephen ?  Search this
Extent:
130 Items (ca. 130 drawings)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Hunting  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Sleds  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Animal husbandry  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Ceremonies  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
ca. 1890-1900
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 260,447
Local Note:
For comments and corrections on this set of drawings (especially those published in George Phebus' book) cf. National Anthropological Archives Correspondence File, June, 1976; Arthur O. Roberts letter of April 2, 1976 to W. Sturtevant forwarded to National Anthropological Archives, June 1976.
Graphite, ink, crayon and watercolor on paper.
Provenance:
Found summer, 1967 in Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology storage; transmitted to National Anthropological Archives by George Phebus, Processing Lab, February, 1972. (Catalog Number 260,447, Accession Number 51,115, transferred from U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Education, January 27, 1910.)
Topic:
Hunting -- Eskimo  Search this
Games -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 260,447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS260447
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Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms260447
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MS 1998-26 Letters to Thomas Wilson

Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1895-1896
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-26
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-26

MS 2347 Hadu'go na- The Great Hunch-back

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
35 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- False Face  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1918
Scope and Contents:
Opening speech of False Face. Trans. 1/15/41. VI-A- Opening address of semi-annual meeting with original legend and explanation of classes of masks.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2347
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Masks -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2347, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2347
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2347
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MS 2865 Wyandot Vocabulary

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
450 Items (cards )
Culture:
Huron  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1894
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2865
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2865, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2865
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2865

MS 3582 Some Processes of Dyeing. Iroquoian

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Brief paper on dyes made from plants and roots.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3582
Topic:
Color and dyes -- Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3582, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3582
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3582

MS 3633 Notes on cane with crook, used in moccasin game

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Iroquois -- cane for moccasin game  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 30, 1916
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3633

OPPS NEG BAE 387-j-1-2-3-4
Local Note:
Specimen in U.S. National Museum Number 384,288.
Citation:
Manuscript 3633, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3633
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3633

MS 1636 Law of the woman chief

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Skye, David, Chief  Search this
Charles, Abram, Chief  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- law of woman chief  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1923-1928
Scope and Contents:
Also one sheet in text, by Chief David Skye (1924), and one entitled "The Revered Federal Goyane'r," (May 21, 1923).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1636
Local Note:
Notes probably on Number 894.
Other Title:
The Revered Federal Goyane'r
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1636, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1636
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1636
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MS 2397 Wyandot vocabulary, clan names, and personal names belonging to clans, from a manuscript by William E. Connelley

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Correspondent:
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages
Culture:
Huron -- vocabulary  Search this
Huron -- clan names  Search this
Huron -- personal names  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also letter from Connelley to Hewitt concerning Wyandot language and culture. Topeka, Kansas. October 2, 1902. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2397
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Huron  Search this
Kinship -- Huron  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2397, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2397
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2397

MS 2417 Drawings of pictographs in New Mexico

Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
3 small blue prints and one tracing 15 x 20 in. Also original drawings.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2417
Local Note:
drawings
Topic:
Archeology -- Pictographs -- New Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2417, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2417
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2417
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Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection

Creator:
Post, Marjorie Merriweather  Search this
Names:
Lehman & Duval Lithrs.  Search this
United States. Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Angeline Suquamish Indian, d.1896  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862  Search this
Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733  Search this
Extent:
2 Lithographs
1 Postcard
1 Engraving
1 Print (mounted in frame)
1 newspaper clipping in squirrel frame
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Duwamish Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lithographs
Postcards
Engravings
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Marjorie Meriweather Post relating to American Indians. They include images of Post's home at Camp Topridge, Geronimo, Buffalo Bill Cody, Indian chiefs and US officials at Pine Ridge in 1891, and Princess Angeline. Additionally, there are lithographs of Caa-tou-see and Shin-Ga-Ba-Wossinis, and a B. Picart engraving of American Indians circling a burial mound and a newspaper clipping ("Out of Human Skin") in a squirrel pelt frame.
Biographical/Historical note:
Marjorie Meriweather Post (1887-1973) was a Washington, D.C., businesswoman, philanthropist, and collector of decorative art objects. Her father Charles W. Post was the owner of Postup Cereal Company, later General Foods Corporation. In 1973, Marjorie Post's philanthropy earned her the first ever James Smithson Society Medal, the Smithsonian Institution's highest benefactor award. After her death, Post willed her Hillwood estate to the Smithsonian along with her American Indian artifact collection at Camp Topridge.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-46
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Marjorie Merriweather Post papers (MS 7278).
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds the records of Post's Hillwood Estate, 1960-1976 (SIA RS00740).
Related Archival Materials note:
Timeche, Bruce Hahai-I Wuhti (Pour Water Woman/Kachina Mother/Kachina Grandmother) Wearing Mask and in Costume and Holding Basket Tray 1957 AAH5661NA (GEAC)00098249 USNM ACC 75046
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Lithographs
Engravings
Citation:
Photo lot 75-46, Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-46
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-46

MS 4823 Microfilm copy of J. R. Swanton, "Tlingit Myths and Texts (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 39, Washington, 1909)

Creator:
Paul, William L.  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
With scattered Manuscript annotations by William L. Paul.
Biographical / Historical:
Mr Paul, a Seattle attorney, was in Washington and testified before the Insular Affairs Committee on July 13, 1968; he left the volume with Dr Washburn at that time. Mr Paul's mother was a Tlingit and he was brought up in Ketchikan, Alaska. He was in his eighties in 1968.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4823
Topic:
Folklore -- Tlingit  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4823, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4823
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4823

MS 7566 A visit among the Sac and Fox and Delaware Indians

Creator:
Green, C.R.  Search this
Names:
Jones, Henry C.  Search this
Jones, William, 1871-1909  Search this
Keokuk descendants  Search this
Keokuk, Moses  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1903
Scope and Contents:
Supplement to The Peoples Herald, December 3, 1903. Miscellaneous information including some concerning Mary Means, the widow of Moses Keokuk; some of Keokuk's descendants; Henry C. Jones, including William Jones, the ethnologist.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7566
Topic:
Dress -- New Guinea  Search this
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7566, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7566
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7566

Diary of reconnaissance of Kaibab National Forest

Creator:
Judd, Neil Merton 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
11 pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Local number:
NAA MS 2920
See more items in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_1195

MS 4024-h Biographical notes on Major Powell

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Correspondent:
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1902
Scope and Contents:
Also includes typed letter to Editor of Science, June 7, 1887, on the subject "Do the enactments of the legislative bodies of this country tend toward justice or injustice ?" 13 pages. Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Professor W. J. McGee, which accompanied a letter sent by Mr Bell to Secretary Langley regarding the death of Major Powell; the letter dated September 27, 1902.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4024-h
Topic:
Biography -- Powell, John Wesley  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4024-h, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4024H
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4024h

MS 4004-b Vocabulary in the Yuchi language

Collector:
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891  Search this
Extent:
1,500 Items (ca. 1500 cards)
Culture:
Yuchi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Cards copied from original slips (see Catalog Number 4004-a).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4004-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4004-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4004B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4004b

MS 4024-f Reprints of 22 published articles by John Wesley Powell

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1877-1901
Scope and Contents:
With gaps. A draft list is filed with the reprints.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4024-f
Citation:
Manuscript 4024-f, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4024F
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4024f

MS 4024-g Miscellaneous material

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Addressee:
Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914  Search this
Culture:
American Indian -- Pueblo  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes the following: 1. Article on the Seven Ancient Cities on the cliffs of Arizona, in Major Powell's handwriting (incomplete). 10 pages. 2. Notes on method of dealing with the Indian (incomplete)- 7 pages in Major Powell's handwriting. 3. Notes on Pueblos, their customs, industries, etc. Very blurred letter-press copy, handwritten, no date. 6 pages. 4. Historical notes on the villages of the Southwest. 8 pages. Major Powell's handwriting ? 5. Copy of letter (typewritten) to Hon. H. M. Teller, U. S. Senate, dated February 1880, embodying a report on the Uinta Reservation of Utah Territory. 7 pages. Also carbon copy, incomplete. Same as Ute # 3751; removed to this file. 6. Notes on social organization in general. 14 pages. 7. Bibliographical notes on the Hopi (Shinumo), Zuni, Keres, and Tewan. 7 pages. 8. Testimony of Major Powell before Comm. on Indian Affairs January 13, 1874 ? (incomplete) 57 pages. 9. Paper read before the Philosophical Society, Washington, D. C. 1874. (late in April or early in May). 22 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4024-g
Local Note:
Examined by Don Fowler, 1/68.
Restrictions:
The following item 5 Copy of letter to Hon. H. M. Teller is restricted; needs repair, 1954. MCB.
Topic:
Social structure  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4024-g, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4024G
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4024g

MS 4024-b Portions of Major Powell's treatise on Philosophy

Collector:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On typed cards. Not consecutive. Also typed copy of portions of a letter to the Century Publishing Company, asking upon what terms they would re-publish the volume. Not dated.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4024-b
Citation:
Manuscript 4024-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4024B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4024b

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