MS 1219-b Letter to Professor Baird, Secretary Smithsonian Institution, from E. A. Barber, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1882

Collection ID:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899
Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908
May 5, 1882
Physical Description:
10 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Encloses a "circular" which he has prepared, consisting of a series of 94 questions, for the purpose of facilitating the collection of material for a study of native North American music. Letters of comment by O. T. Mason and Professor Baird, indicating they feel the circular too elaborate for use by the Smithsonian Institution. Also letter of transmission, 1 page.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1219-b

Using the Collection
Manuscript 1219-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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