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[Totem poles at Old Kasaan village, southeastern Alaska] 1885

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1885
Local number:
BAE GN 4320
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_248258

Chief Cou-Dah-Nah-Ha Wearing Long Shirt with Bear Design And Moccasins Outside Plank House n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 018 in x 023 in mounted on 018 in x 023 in
Culture:
Tlingit Chilkat  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Chilkat Indians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01143600
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27721

Two Grave Houses, One with Frog Totem; Other, American Flag On Pole and Sign with "Jack, Died 1813?" n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 023 in x 015 in mounted on 023 in x 015 in
Culture:
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01143700
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27722

Stencil: Effigy Face? 05 OCT 1894 Drawing

Annotator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Subject:
NMNH/ Cat #168361  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf 010 in x 004 in
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1894
05 OCT 1894
Local number:
NAA INV 08533200
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_75086
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Totem, Wood:Yellow Cedar:Bear:Carved by Alfred Benson at Mission House, Sitka, Alaska 24 OCT 1894 Drawing

Annotator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Subject:
Survey of Alaska, 1815?  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf 007 in x 008 in
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1894
24 OCT 1894
Local number:
NAA INV 08533100
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_75085
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Stick, Painting, 2, Effigy Figure 05 OCT 1894 Drawing

Annotator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Subject:
NMNH/Cat #168362  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf 004 in x 010 in
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1894
05 OCT 1894
Local number:
NAA INV 08533300
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_75087
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Totem, Wood:Yellow Cedar:Bear and Bird?:Carved By Alfred Benson at Mission House, Sitka, Alaska 24 OCT 1894 Drawing

Annotator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf 007 in x 012 in
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1894
24 OCT 1894
Local number:
NAA INV 08533400
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_75088
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Carving, 2:Wood?:Carved:Hawk? or Eagle? 05 OCT 1894 Drawing

Annotator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Subject:
NMNH/Cat # 168373  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf 008 in x 005 in
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1894
05 OCT 1894
Local number:
NAA INV 08533500
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_75089
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Otis Tufton Mason papers, circa 1884-1904

Creator:
Mason, Otis Tufton 1838-1908  Search this
Author:
Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937  Search this
Hudson, John W  Search this
Artist:
Swan, James Gilchrist  Search this
Photographer:
Rockhill, William Woodville  Search this
Ross, Bernard R  Search this
Correspondent:
Benham, J. W  Search this
Bingham, E.L  Search this
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Bradley, E.H Mrs  Search this
Brown, H.C  Search this
Cohn, A  Search this
Du Bois, Constance Goddard  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Frohman, I Mrs  Search this
Hudson, John W  Search this
Kroeber, A. L (Alfred Louis) 1876-1960  Search this
Lang, Anne M  Search this
Lee, S.L  Search this
Lummis, Charles Fletcher 1859-1928  Search this
Matthews, Washington  Search this
McArthur, E.T  Search this
Owen, Charles L  Search this
Price, Ira M  Search this
Purdy, Carl  Search this
Russell, Frank A  Search this
Smith, Harlan I  Search this
Vroman, A. C (Adam Clark) 1856-1916  Search this
Wilcomb, Charles P  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Culture:
American Indians  Search this
Type:
Catalogs
Collection descriptions
Notes
Letters
Printed material
Maps
Photographs
Date:
1884
1884-1904
circa 1884-1904
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Knives  Search this
Mortuary customs  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87778

MS 7215 Letters to Thomas Wilson

Collector:
Wilson, Thomas  Search this
Creator:
Jackson, Sheldon  Search this
Anthony, Fatherof Sitka, Alaska  Search this
Correspondent:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Tinhor Bishop  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes letters from George T. Emmons, Sheldon Jackson, Bishop Tinhor, and Father Anthony, of Sitka. One of Emmons's letters include information about British Columbia war clubs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7215
Topic:
Orthodox church -- cross  Search this
War clubs -- British Columbia  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7215, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7215
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7215

MS 7205 Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Aleut -- Baskets  Search this
Eskimo -- Basket  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
June 16, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the making of Aleut and Eskimo baskets.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7205
Citation:
Manuscript 7205, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7205
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7205

MS 7380 Letter to Otis T. Mason

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Correspondent:
Newcombe, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1851-1924  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Basketry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
November 22, 1903
Scope and Contents:
Emmons write in regard to a basket (USNM ACC 40,881) and information about it he tried to elicit from C. F. Newcombe. A letter from Newcombe to Emmons, November 3, 1903, is attached. It includes some comments by Newcombe on the basket.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7380
Citation:
Manuscript 7380, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7380
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7380

1954-9 Atna (C. C. & Chistochina)

Collection Creator:
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Guédon, Marie Françoise  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Stearns, Mary Lee  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Container:
Reel 14
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Date:
August 5 and 20, 1954
Scope and Contents:
1- Copper Center Singers at Tazlina 8/5/54

2- Chistochina Song Fest 1, 8/20/54
Collection Restrictions:
Some of the original field notes are restricted due to Frederica de Laguna's request to protect the privacy of those accused of witchcraft. The originals are restricted until 2030. Photocopies may be made with the names of the accused redacted.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Frederica de Laguna Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Frederica de Laguna Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-89-ref2053
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1960-1 (Copy)

Collection Creator:
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Guédon, Marie Françoise  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Stearns, Mary Lee  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Container:
Reel 29
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Date:
July 22, 1960
Scope and Contents:
Chistochina 7/22/1960

Side 1- Machine runs -

talk- songs (A-O)

some recorded on side 2

Side 2- songs 1,2,3,: sleep doctor's songs

song 4: goodbye song

song 5: love song about Alaska
Collection Restrictions:
Some of the original field notes are restricted due to Frederica de Laguna's request to protect the privacy of those accused of witchcraft. The originals are restricted until 2030. Photocopies may be made with the names of the accused redacted.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Frederica de Laguna Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frederica de Laguna Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-89-ref2158
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Correspondence with the Smithsonian Institution 1889-1908

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Wetherill, B. K  Search this
Dayton, Fred C  Search this
Valentine, J. J  Search this
Watkins, John A  Search this
Ewing, Henry P  Search this
William, A. M  Search this
Bennett, Charles H  Search this
Hyde, John  Search this
Powell, John Wesley Major  Search this
McGee, W. J. 1853-1912  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-1956  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Abel, Annie Heloise  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter 1850-1930  Search this
Barnett, Frank M  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology investigation  Search this
Physical description:
15 inches
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1889-1908
See more items in:
Correspondence with the Smithsonian Institution 1889-1908 [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology]
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87467

Yakutat 1954 [Tape 3]

Collection Creator:
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Guédon, Marie Françoise  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Stearns, Mary Lee  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Container:
Reel 18
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Date:
1954
Scope and Contents:
Copied from the original recordings so that records could be made for the Tlingit singers at Yakutat

Tape 3

Ended in middle of 21

Tape 1 --Songs 1 to 18

5 12" Records (also songs 19-20 and half of 21)

12-inch Records wanted Tape no. 3

For Charley White

Side 1 --(1)Tlingit introduction & song about Kardeetoo - 2:15 min

(2) Tlingit introduction, shaman's song, Tlingit conclusion . . . 2:25

4:40

side 2 --(3) Tlingit introduction and Crane Boat song. 4:24

For Minnie Johnson

Side 1 --(4) Introduction in Tlingit & English . . .["so I can get a record of her when she's captured for peace officer. ."] and Mrs. Situk Jim's Song . . . 2:48

Side 2 --(5) Tlingit introduction & Mrs. Minnie Johnson's Father's Song . . . 3:21

For Nick Milton

Side 1 --(6) Killerwhale Drum Song . . . 2:20

(7) Walking Song . . . 1:25

(8) Dance Song . . . :50

4:43

Side 2 buzz (9) Greenstone Mourning Song . . . 1:38

(10 Shaman's Song & Tlingit conclusion . . . 2:46

4:24

faint

For Jenny Jack

Side 1 (11) Mrs. Jenny Jack's Song . . . 3:15

(12) Shaman's Song . . . 1:26

4:45

Side 2 (13) Tlingit conclusion to Shaman's song . . . :38

(14) Tlingit introduction and Jimmy Jackson's Song . . 3:30

4:08

For Maggy Harry

Side 1 (15) Tlingit introduction & Marching Song . . . 1:42

(16) Tlingit introduction, Owl song, introduction, Shaman's song . . . 1:57

(17) Tlingit introduction to Mourning Song . . :27

4:06

Side 2 (18) Mourning Song . . . 4:54

Ignore the rest of the tape --see tape 2

Copied from the original recordings so that records could be made for the Tlinigt singers at Yakutat
Collection Restrictions:
Some of the original field notes are restricted due to Frederica de Laguna's request to protect the privacy of those accused of witchcraft. The originals are restricted until 2030. Photocopies may be made with the names of the accused redacted.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Frederica de Laguna Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Frederica de Laguna Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-89-ref2081

Interior View of House? of G. T. Emmons Located in Princeton, NJ Showing Baskets, Slate Carvings, Chilkat Blankets and Other Textiles n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 007 in x 005 in mounted on 007 in x 006 in
Culture:
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 00074200
See more items in:
Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_19377

Interior View of House? of G. T. Emmons Located in Princeton, NJ Showing Blankets, Woven Mats, Pillows and Other Textiles n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 007 in x 005 in mounted on 007 in x 006 in
Culture:
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 00074300
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_19378

Interior View of House? of G. T. Emmons Located in Princeton, NJ Showing Blankets, Slate Carvings, Woven Mats, Rugs and Other Textiles n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 007 in x 005 in mounted on 007 in x 006 in
Culture:
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 00074400
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_19379

Interior View of House? of G. T. Emmons Located in Princeton, NJ Showing Blankets, Woven Mats, Rug, Brass Containers? n.d

Creator:
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 007 in x 005 in mounted on 007 in x 006 in
Culture:
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 00074500
See more items in:
Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_19380

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