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Notes on the origin of the Walapai, Yavapai, and Yuma names

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Culture:
Yuma  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3900
Local Note:
Prepared for the 2nd edition of the Handbook ?
Citation:
Manuscript 3900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3900
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Maps re Unratified California Indian Treaties

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
18 maps
Culture:
American Indian -- California  Search this
American Indian -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Maps
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Illustrating 18 unratified treaties of the California Indians.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1444
Topic:
Treaties -- American Indian -- California  Search this
California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 1444, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1444
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 2855 Extracts from R. G. Latham, regarding the Salinan group

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon), 1812-1888  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Note:
MS 2855
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2855, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2855
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 3494 The Book of Record of the Time Capsule

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
The Time Capsule is a vessel of Cupaloy containing objects and records of our time preserved for the people of the distant future. It is deposited fifty feet beneath the surface of the earth on the site of the Westinghouse Building at the New York World's Fair, 1939.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3494
Local Note:
A Reprint is filed in the archives of the Bureau.
Topic:
Time  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3494, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3494
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 3038 Manuscripts on the value of language in ethnology

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Names:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1920
Scope and Contents:
Value of the study of the languages of primitive peoples (Swanton, 3 pages), Letter from Michelson to Fewkes on the advantages of studying Native American language dated November 4, 1920 (1 pages), The value of language in ethnology (Harrington, 4 pages).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3038
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Topic:
Language and languages  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3038, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS3038
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4637 Vocabulary of the language of the Mission of San Juan Bautista, California, from Maria, an old woman residing near San Luis Obispo

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
October 19, 1884
Identifier:
NAA.MS4637
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4637

MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey

Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Correspondent:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Culture:
Dakota -- Eastern -- medallion  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
dated 1872
Scope and Contents:
Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in the possession of J. Owen Dorsey. See also photo of medallion, filed Dak. negative number 48,408.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4815

OPPS NEG 48408
Citation:
Manuscript 4815, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4815
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 6034 Chumash ethnographic notes collected by G. H Gould

Creator:
Gould, George H.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1886-1887
Scope and Contents:
Contains:

Interview with Rafael Solaris concerning tubes, bone cylinders, and charm stones. Santa Barbara, California. November 28, 1886.

Interview with Justo Gonales and Rafael Solaris concerning ring stones, tubes, and other objects. [Santa Barbara, California?]. January 4, 1887.

Interview with Juan de Jesus concerning artifacts, houses, etc. [Santa Barbara, California?]. Undated.

"Second interview with Justo Gonzales" concerning dress, food, houses, etc. [Santa Barbara, California?] [1887?].
Identifier:
NAA.MS6034
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Text in Joseph Simon's Writing System

Creator:
Simon, Joseph  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes printed explanation of Simon's writing system in hard cover, a transmittal letter to the Smithsonian Institution , an evaluation by John P. Harrington, and transmittal slips.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7127
Topic:
Writing systems  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7127, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7127
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4238 J.P. Harrington replies to inquiries

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Correspondent:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Merrill, Robert Valentine, 1892-1951  Search this
Leveque, Ernest J.  Search this
Wright, C. H. C. (Charles Henry Conrad), 1869-1957  Search this
Ford, J. D. M. (Jeremiah Denis Matthias), 1873-1958  Search this
Launay, Jean L.  Search this
Briggs, William A.  Search this
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the origin of the word: Tassinong. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico gives it as "probably a Potawatomie place name." Replies from the following are cited: Truman Michelson, Robert V. Merrill (2), Ernest J. Leveque, C. H. C. Wright, J. D. M. Ford, Jean L. Launay, W. A. Briggs (Gary, Indiana), and J. P. Harrington.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4238
Topic:
Names, place -- Potawatomi ?  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4238, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4238
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Color transparencies of J.P. Harrington Informants

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Painter:
Cassidy, Gerald  Search this
Moore  Search this
Names:
Keahtigh, Perry A.  Search this
Kitsepawit  Search this
Librado, Fernando  Search this
Meadows, Isabel  Search this
Smoky, Enoch  Search this
Extent:
8 slides
Culture:
Rumsen  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Transparencies of four paintings of informants of John P. Harrington, by different artists. Includes 1 duplicate set of slides.
Catalog Number 4643: (1) California (?) Description: Kitsepawit or Fernando Librado. Painter: Gerald Cassidy (signature on painting) S. I. Negative 49,393. (2) Rumsen Meadows, Isabel Painter: "M. H." (signature on painting). BAE Negative Number: S. I. Negative Number 49392. (3) Kiowa Enoch Smoky Painter: Moore (see BAE negative catalog card) BAE Negative Number 49,391. (4) Kiowa Perry A. Keahtigh Painter: Moore (signature on painting) BAE Negative Number: S. I. Negative 49,390.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4643
Local Note:
Transparencies made by Bureau of American Ethnology, October, 1962. (Black and White copy negatives have also been made; S. I. Negatives 49,390-393).
Filed: Slide file, by tribe.
Topic:
Slides  Search this
California ?  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4643, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4643
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Photographs of mountains and valleys with snow

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
10 negatives (glass)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of hillsides and mountains with snow. They may have been made or collected in California by John Peabody Harrington.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 134F
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the John Peabody Harrington papers 1907-1959 (some earlier).
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
Citation:
Photo Lot 134F, Photographs of mountains and valleys with snow, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.134F
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4725 Mohave vocabulary

Creator:
Syke ?  Search this
Transcriber:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Mohave Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1890's and 1900
Scope and Contents:
Consists of an original Mohave vocabulary (3 pages) and a two page typescript. Original has "Copied from Mr Syke's Note" written at the top of the first page, with "Dr Fewkes, 1900" added in a different hand. Typescript titled "Copied From Mr Syke's Mojave Notes. Dr Fewkes. 1900." Transcription done by J. P. Harrington.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4725
Local Note:
Found in 1965 among the papers of J. P. Harrington.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4725, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4725
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4725
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MS 1147 Cochimi and Kiliwi comparative vocabulary

Creator:
Gabb, William M.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Addressee:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
10 pages
Culture:
Cochimi  Search this
Kiliwi  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Diegueño Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
April, 1867
Scope and Contents:
Vocabularies are entered in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Letter transmits these and the Yuma and Diegueno vocabularies filed under 1115. Includes: Letter of W. M. Gabb to George Gibbs. San Francisco. May 17, 1867. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages. Transcript by J. P. Harrington of Gabb's letter to Gibbs, and of note in pencil on cover of ink copy of vocabulary. Typescript document. No date. 4 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1147
Local Note:
Harrington's transcript, and the ink copy of the vocabulary were found among Harrington's papers in April, 1962.
autograph document signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1147, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1147
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 7079 Notes on the Early History of the Nicola Valley

Creator:
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages
Culture:
Nicola  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Place:
Nicola River Valley (B.C.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes discussion of possible tribal ancestry and geographical origins of Indians of Nicola Valley, British Columbia, and some creation and other myths and legends. A version of the same manuscript was put together by John P. Harrington in 1941.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7079
Local Note:
xerox copy of typescript document
Topic:
Folklore -- Nicola  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7079, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7079
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7079

MS 1922 Criticism on Mr J. P. Harrington's paper on the Kiowa, Shoshone, and Tanoan tribes

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Names:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
8 pages
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Tanoan Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Tanoan  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also reprint from American Anthropologist, Volume 12, Number 1-January-March 1910 containing Mr Harrington's article comparing the Kiowan and the Tanoan phonetics.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1922
Topic:
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1922, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1922
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 7443 Letters with references to John P. Harrington

Creator:
Dill, David Bruce, 1891-  Search this
Names:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
3 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheets
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
One item is a copy of a letter from Dill to his classmates of 1908 at Santa Ana, California, High School which includes a story about Harrington. The other is a postcard from Dill to Clifford Evans that refers to a volume of poems published by Harrington.
Arrangement:
Subcollection
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7443
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7443, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7443
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7443

MS 4621 Semi-official and personal letters received and copies of letters and memoranda sent while Director of Bureau of American Ethnology

Creator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Extent:
10 Inches
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca. 1948-1956
Scope and Contents:
Includes separate folders with letters received while on field trips, carbon copies of requests for detail and various personnel matters, for the following: Philip Drucker, William N. Fenton, John Peabody Harrington, Matthew William Stirling, John Reed Swanton, Gordon R. Willey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4621
Citation:
Manuscript 4621, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4621
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4621

MS 3898 Materials relating to Powellʹs alphabet for recording Indian languages

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Names:
Pickering, John, 1777-1846  Search this
Porter, I.  Search this
Extent:
1 Portfolio
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Portfolios
Date:
Ca. 1877; and 1903-1911
Scope and Contents:
Folder 1: Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877 (Copy) Whiteney to Powell, July 25, 1877 (Draft) Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877 (Draft) List of vowel and consonant symbols, with definitions, from Whitney (so identified in George Gibb's hand--MCB); undated copy of draft of Whitneyʹs manuscript which is also in the Yale manuscripts. It was subsequently published, slightly revised and attributed to Whitney as "On the alphabet," page 306 of Powellʹs Introduction . . ., 1877. 11 pages.
Folder 2: Photographic copies of all Powell-Whitney correspondence in Yale University Library, secured by W. C. Sturtevant after visit of November 4, 1960 (Stirling Memorial Library, Yale University, Historical Manuscripts Collections, W. D. Whitney (1827-1894) collection): Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877, 15 pages. Enclosure in above : untitled manuscript by W. D. W., describing alphabet for Indian languages. 22 pages. Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877, 6 pages letter and 6 pages tables of symbols. Powell to Whitney, August 27, 1877, 2 pages (transmitting 2 copies of printed alphabet, not present).
Folder 3: 3 drafts of Powellʹs alphabet with introduction, undated. "Suggestions from I. (?) Porter", May 12, (no year) re Whitneyʹs orthographic proposals. 2 pages. O. T. Masonʹs note on Powellʹs and Whitneyʹs orthography, 2 pages. 2 unsigned copies of letter to William Dwight Whitney, May 7th, 1877, labelled "O. T. Mason," on US Geographic & Geologic Survey Rocky Mountains letterhead paper--written in phonetic orthography, one (marked "q") in Whitneyʹs orthography, and the other (marked "r" in Masonʹs modification, 2 pages each.
Folder 4: Several sheets on orthography, unsigned, undated, marked "Gibbs," "Pilling," "Gatschet," etc. and apparently received from them. The manuscript copy in Gibbsʹ hand marked "Pickeringʹs alphabet" is summarized from pages 35-36 of "An essay on a uniform orthography for the Indian languages of North America," by John Pickering, Cambridge, University Press, 1820 (reprint from Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences volume 4, art.22)(BAE Library PM 211.P5). The Dakota alphabet in Gibb's hand is a copy from Riggs, Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, 4, 1852.
Folder 5: Printed materials: Clipping, definition of symbols "from the manual or circular sent out by Gibbs, George . . . . 1863" two copies printed sheet "The Origin of our alphabet," copyright 1877 by J. Enthoffer Newspaper clipping re Melville Bellʹs "Universal Alphabet," March 17, 1876.
Folder 6: McGee to Boas, May 27, 1903 (Copy); Boas to McGee, May 28, 1903; McGee to Boas, June 16, 1903; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 11, 1910; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 16, 1910 (two letters, this date); Hodge to Harrington, January 20, 1910; Harrington to Hodge, September 30, 1911; Hewitt to Hodge, October 16, 1911 re Harringtonʹs proposals; Hodge to Harrington, October 18, 1911.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3898
Topic:
Alphabet -- phonetic  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3898, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3898
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3898

J.N.B. Hewitt letters and other material

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 1919
Scope and Contents:
Concerning the abolishment of Franz Boasʹs position of Honorary Philologist with the BAE.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(10)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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