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

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1998-86
Creators:
Spencer, Lucien A.
Dates:
circa 1913-1928
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
55 Items
5.5 linear inches.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
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.

Administration
Custodial History
Donated by Ms. Kendra Williams-Brown.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1998-86

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1998-86, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indian architecture -- North America Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indian mythology -- North America Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Agriculture Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Clothing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Florida Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seminole Indians -- History Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seminole language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dictionaries Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seminole Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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