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MS 7608 The Hidden Valley Rockshelter, Bath County, Virginia

Creator:
MacCord, Howard A.  Search this
Extent:
42 Items (pages + 1 page list of illustrations + 6 pages cartographic items + 9 pages of images of artifacts )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
The report is part of the documentation for a collection (Accession No.: 380492), which came into the museum in 1973.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7608
Citation:
Manuscript 7608, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7608
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7608

MS 7591 The Jemez child

Creator:
Harper, Blanche Wurdack  Search this
Extent:
64 Pages
Culture:
Jemez -- Child rearing  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1916
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7591
Topic:
Child life -- Jemez  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7591, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7591
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7591

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 961 Yuki Vocabulary

Collector:
Berton, Francis, 1830-1885  Search this
Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Culture:
Yuki Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
May, 1851
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (a)-Vocabulary (in French-Yuki)- 15 pages in notebook. (b)-Copy and transliterations of vocabulary Number 961-a, made by A. S. Gatschet. Ca. 10 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 961-a-b
Local Note:
The material was collected by Mr Berton in May, 1851, and written down by him on November 15, 1852. A copy was also made by Alex. Pinart in 1877.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 961-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS961
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms961

MS 2000-48 Bill of sale for a slave

Creator:
Cobb, R. T.  Search this
Lafloore, Forbus  Search this
Johnson, William M.  Search this
Wotten, W. H.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (framed document )
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
bulk 1859
Scope and Contents:
Bill of sale for a slave, Lily, sold by R. J. Cobb to Forbus Lafloore, a Choctaw Chief's brother. The bill is dated 19 February 1859 and signed by William M. Johnson, W. H. Wotten, and R. J. Cobb.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-48
Topic:
Slavery -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-48, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2000-48

MS 2000-41 Kwahahalu and Sapukuyawa Ceremonial Masks

Creator:
Ireland, Emilienne  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Waura  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Place:
Mato Grosso (Brazil : State)
Date:
August 15, 1985
Scope and Contents:
Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-41
Topic:
Ceremonies -- Waura  Search this
Masks -- Waura  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-41, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-41
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2000-41

MS 7539-b Notes on the Mescalero Apaches

Creator:
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (ca in. ca 2 in.)
Culture:
Apache -- Mescalero  Search this
Apache -- Medicine  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Mescalero Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1931
Scope and Contents:
Typescript of field notes that largely concerns medicine. Includes a photograph of dancers.
Biographical / Historical:
Many of the notes bear Henry's original name--Jules Blumensohn.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7593-b
Topic:
Apache  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7593-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7593B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7593b

MS 7592 Tehuelche folklore

Creator:
Wolf, J. G.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953  Search this
Extent:
103 Pages
Culture:
Tehuelche -- Folklore  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1923
Scope and Contents:
Two set of folk tales in Tehuelche with English translations. Also includes a letter from Wolf to Franz Boas and transmittal and acknowledgement letters exchanged between Ralph Linton and Boas's secretary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7592
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7592, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7592
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7592

MS 7588 Material concerning the Mohave

Creator:
Underhill, Ruth, 1883-1984  Search this
Culture:
Mohave -- Poetry  Search this
Social organization -- Mohave  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Includes a carbon typescript of a English translation of "The Battle of Spirit Mountain," a "song-narrative" (5 pages) and "Mohave Social Organization" (3 pages).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7588
Topic:
Poetry -- Mohave  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7588, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7588
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7588

MS 1977-54a Bibliography of North American Indian Languages proof sheets annotated by James Constantine Pilling

Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1885
Identifier:
NAA.MS1977-54A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1977-54a

Willard Edwin Graves photographs of Burma

Creator:
Graves, Willard Edwin  Search this
Names:
Harwood, Harry  Search this
Extent:
67 lantern slides
1 cassette tape
Culture:
Shan (Asian people)  Search this
Chin (Southeast Asian people)  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Karen (Southeast Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Cassette tapes
Photographs
Lantern slides
Audiocassettes
Place:
Rangoon (Burma)
Date:
1908-1913
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting government buildings, Christian missions, Buddhist pagodas and monks, Muslim mosques, industry, agriculture, and dances in Burma. People depicted include Chins, Karens, Shans, Burmese, and Methodist missionaries. Some of the handcolored lantern slides are marked by the Christian Lecture Bureau in Chicago and others depict a map and sheet music, indicating that they may have been assembled for a lecture.

A recording made in 1970 by the Reverend Harry Harwood, who taught at the same school as Graves but at a later time, includes a commentary on the slides.
Biographical/Historical note:
Williard Edwin Graves (1880-1966) was an American missionary in Rangoon from 1908-1913. He and his wife, Almyra Alford Graves, were commissioned by the Board of Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church to teach at the Methodist Episcopal Church School for Boys in Rangoon. Graves later served as principal of the school until his wife's ill health forced them to return to the United States
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-7
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional missionary photographs of Burma can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 74-50.
The United Methodist Church's General Commission on Archives and History holds the Willard Edwin Graves Papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Burmese -- Agriculture  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Buddhist monks  Search this
Missions  Search this
Pagodas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Lantern slides
Audiocassettes
Citation:
Photo lot 75-7, Willard Edwin Graves photographs of Burma, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-7
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-7
Additional Online Media:

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

MS 1998-86 Lucien A. Spencer reports on the Seminole

Creator:
Spencer, Lucien A.  Search this
Extent:
55 Items (5.5 linear inches.)
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Date:
circa 1913-1928
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of reports, dictionaries and indexes relating to Indians of North America and to the Seminole Indians in Florida in particular, circa 1913-1928. The materials were compiled using the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology by Lucien A. Spencer, who was Special Commissioner to the Florida Seminoles for what was then called the Office of Indian Affairs. Includes information on history, myths and legends, costume, social customs, religious practices, language, agriculture and architecture. Two black and white photographs of Spencer are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucien A. Spencer was an Episcopal minister who was appointed special commissioner for the Florida Seminoles in 1913; he held the position until 1930. During his tenure, there was an emphasis on introducing agricultural methods to the Seminoles.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-86
Topic:
Indian architecture -- North America  Search this
Indian mythology -- North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Agriculture  Search this
Indians of North America -- Clothing  Search this
Indians of North America -- Florida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Seminole Indians -- History  Search this
Seminole language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-86, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-86
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-86

MS 1998-69 Russell Deihl manuscripts concerning the Dasenec

Creator:
Deihl, Russell  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (linear inch. )
Culture:
Dasenech (African people)  Search this
Dasenec  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Dictionaries
Manuscripts
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains two manuscripts concerning the language, culture and history of the Dasenec (Daasanach) people of Southern Ethiopia: 1.) "The Dassenich (Geles) People of Southern Gemu Gofa, Ethiopia" ; 2.) "AF Dosanich (Dosanich Language)," a short lexicon and grammar.
Biographical / Historical:
The Dasenec (Daasanach) are an ethnic group whose main homeland is in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region of Ethiopia. They have traditionally been pastoralists, but in recent years have become primarily agropastoral. Russell Deihl served as a Peace Corps volunteer among the Dasenec from 1974-1976.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-69
Topic:
Ethnology -- Ethiopia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dictionaries
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-69, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-69
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-69

MS 1998-33 Chief Antonio Zarco visit collection

Correspondent:
Crocker, William H. (William Henry), 1924-  Search this
Names:
Zarco, Antonio, Chief  Search this
Extent:
9 Photographs (black and white, 8 x 10 inches.)
2 Photographs (color, 7.5 x 9 inches.)
23 Pages (photocopies, 11 x 8.5 inches.)
Culture:
Choco Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Pages
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1980-1981
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 9 black and white photographs and photocopies of correspondence relating to a visit by Chief Antonio Zarco, a Choco Indian, to the Smithsonian Institution in early 1980s to identify objects in its ethnology collections. Also includes two color prints of Zarco, neighbors and children in Panama, 1963, during the filming of a documentary about U.S. astronauts.
Biographical / Historical:
The Choco Indians live in small tribal groupings in the rainforests of northwestern Colombia and southwestern Panama. Chief Antonio Zarco, a Choco tribal leader, visited the Smithsonian Institution in the early 1970s and was able to identify several objects in its ethnology collections. In the early 1980s, Zarco was invited to return to the Smithsonian to assist with identifying other objects in the collection.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-33
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-33, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-33
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-33

MS 7597 Chinese money for the dead

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Donor:
Thayer, A.T.  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (pieces , 20x8.2 cm)
Culture:
Chinese -- money for dead  Search this
Chinese -- mortuary custom  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7597
Local Note:
Information from Huey-ing Jeng, museum inter from George Washington University, and Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Topic:
mortuary custom -- Chinese  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7597, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7597
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7597

MS 7596 Chinese money for the dead

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Donor:
Graham, David Crockett  Search this
Extent:
20 Items (pieces , 15.8x9.7 cm)
Culture:
Chinese -- money for dead  Search this
Chinese -- mortuary custom  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7596
Local Note:
Information from Huey-ing Jeng, museum inter from George Washington University, and Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Topic:
mortuary custom -- Chinese  Search this
Jingyi  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7596, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7596
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7596

MS 7593-a Chinese miniature clothing for the dead

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Donor:
Thayer, A.T., Miss  Search this
Extent:
7 Items
Culture:
Chinese -- clothing for dead  Search this
Chinese -- Mortuary customs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes both men's and women's clothing, including two paints, one skirt, and four robes. Made of papers in various color. They are burned to make the available for use by the dead in the netherworld. The sizes vary: pants are 13x10 cm and 16x 11 cm; robes are 19x18 cm, 18x21 cm, 18x16.5 cm, and 20.3x17.7 cm; skirts are 10.2x11.3 cm.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7593-a
Local Note:
Information furnished by Huey-ing Jen, a Museum intern from George Washington University, and Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Topic:
Mortuary customs -- China  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7593-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7593A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7593a

MS 7589 Ingalik tales and miscellaneous other material

Creator:
Chapman, John W. (John Wight), 1858-1939  Search this
Culture:
Mortuary customs -- Ingalik  Search this
Ingalik -- Folklore  Search this
Lunar eclipse -- Ingalik  Search this
Ingalik -- Mortuary customs  Search this
Ingalik -- Bible translations  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca. 1903-1908
Scope and Contents:
Includes Ingalik, interlineal translations and free translations of "The Crow's Disappointment"; "The Little Hawk"; How the Fox Became Red"; "Origin of Amphibians"; "The Sun and the Moon"; "The Wolverine"; "How the Boys Escaped"; and of Bible passages for Good Friday, Easter, and first, second, and fifth Sundays. Also includes Chapman's notes on the esclipse of the moon, February 27, 1906; "A Christian Burial," Current Notes, Christ Church Mission, Anvik, April 17, 1903. There is also an unidentified list of words.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7589
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7589, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7589
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7589

MS 7587 Material concerning the Papago

Creator:
Underhill, Ruth, 1883-1984  Search this
Culture:
Papago  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca. 1938?
Scope and Contents:
Includes a manuscript entitled "Material Culture of the Papago," with photographs; "Acculturation of the Papago Village of Santa Rosa"; material concerning a Papago calendar; bibliography from "Social Organization ofthe Papago"; and an undated letter from Underhill to Ruth Benedict.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7587
Local Note:
The date is based on the presence of the bibliography from Underhill's Social Organization of the Papago (1939) and material concerning calendars may actually predate Underhill's publication on that subject (University of New Mexico Bulletin, anthropological series vol. 2, no. 6, 1938).
Topic:
Acculturation -- Papago  Search this
Calendar -- Papago  Search this
Papago (Tohono O'odham)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7587, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7587
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7587

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