General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.998
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 linear foot
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
The General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections contains documents ane ephemera concerning people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The General Manuscripts and Papers collections is comprised of individual small collections of manuscripts, papers and ephemera that were acquired by the Archive Center from various sources. These small collections are presented together under a single collection for easy access and depict the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is organized in folders by accession numbers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The manuscripts, papers and ephemera in this collection were created by many different people and organizations and concern a variety of topics. For specific biographical and historical notes please see individual collections listed in this guide.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by NMAI Archives staff.
Author
NMAI Archive Center staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The National Museum of the American Indian and its predecessor, Museum of the American Indian, acquired the manuscripts and ephemera in this collection from 1916 to the present.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu