MS 1897-a Correspondence regarding Indian shields

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1897A
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Brittin, L. H.
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Foster, Robert J.
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
Harvey, Fred
Hayden, Horace Edwin
Henning, John
Huckel, J.
Johnson, A.
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
Merrill, Frederick J. H.
Miles, John D.
Moore, Q.
Rivers, W. C.
Rivers, Q.
Saville, Marshall H.
Sunderdale, J. V.
Thornburgh, Vern
Weygold, Frederick
Willoughby, Charles Clark
Wright, R. M.
Harrington, C. T.
Ried, J. W.
Mead, J. R.
Martin, George W.
Dates:
1902-1911
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
47 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Largely letters received in connection with Mooney's investigation of "the oldtime shields of the confederated Kiowas, Comanches, Apaches, Cheyennes, and Arapahos." Investigation described in letter to U.S. Military Academy, West Point, Mount Scott, Oklahoma. February 26, 1903, filed with Rivers' letter to Mooney.
Scope and Contents
Letters received, 1902-1911, from: Brittin, L. H. Englewood, New Jersey. September 23, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Culin, Stewart. Philadelphia. February 2, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages. Foster, Robert J. Lipan Hood County, Texas. April 3, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Grinnell, George Bird. New York. March 25, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 3 pages. Grinnell, George Bird. New York. June 3, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Harvey, Fred. Kansas City, Missouri. June 20, 1904. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages. Harvey, Fred. Kansas City, Missouri. August 3, 1904. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Hayden, Horace Edwin. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. October 20, 1902. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. (enclosure: drawing of a shield) Henning, John. Emporia, Kansas. March 3, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Huckel, J. Kansas City, Missouri. February 15, 1904. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Huckel, J. Kansas City, Missouri. August 29, 1904. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Johnson, A. Dodge City, Kansas. July 18, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Johnson, A. Dodge City, Kansas. February 12, 1904. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. Johnson, A. Dodge City, Kansas. December 30, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. (enclosure: shield ident. tag) Kroeber, A. L. Berkeley, California. February 4, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages.
Scope and Contents
Kroeber, A. L. Berkeley, California. February 11, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Merrill, Frederick J. H. Albany, New York. May 14, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Miles, John D. Lawrence, Kansas. January 16, 1902. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Miles, John D. Lawrence, Kansas. March 1, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages. Miles, John D. Lawrence, Kansas. January 7, 1904. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Moore, Q. Calude, Texas. April 21, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Rivers, W. C. West Point, New York. March 26, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. (enclosure: J. Mooney's letter to U. S. Military Academy, West Point regarding Indian shields. Mount Scott, Oklahoma. February 26, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page.) Rivers, Q. West Point, New York. April 11, 1903. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Saville, M. H. New York. May 11, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Sunderdale, J. V. Brooklyn, New York. June 4, 1903. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. (enclosure: color drawing of a shield, with Manuscript notes by Mooney) Thornburgh, Vern. Lincoln, Nebraska. June 15, 1911. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages. Thornburgh, Vern. Lincoln, Nebraska. August 8, 1911. Typescript letter signed. 1 page. Thornburgh, Vern. Lincoln, Nebraska. February 7, 1914. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages. Weygold, Frederick. Louisville, Kentucky. September 16, 1902. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. (enclosure: eagle/?/ feather)
Scope and Contents
Willoughby, Charles C. Cambridge, Massachusetts. June 3, 1905. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. (enclosure: photo of two shields) Wright, R. M. Dodge City, Kansas. May 21, 1903. Autograph letter signed with Manuscript notes by Mooney. 2 pages. Other letters regarding Indian shields: Harrington, C. T. to J. W. Ried. Thorp Springs, Texas. December 14, 1902. Autograph letter signed. with Manuscript notes by Mooney. 3 pages. Mead, J. R. to George W. Martin. Wichita, Kansas. May 18, 1903. Typescript letter signed. with anonymous Manuscript notes. 1 page.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1897-a

Local Note
Local Note
autograph and typescript letter signed

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1897-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shields -- Kiowa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shields -- Comanche Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shields -- Apache Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shields -- Cheyenne Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shields -- Arapaho Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiowa -- Shields Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Niuam (Comanche) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apache Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inunaina (Arapaho) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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