National Anthropological Archives

MS 2038 Notes and sketches related to Zuni pottery

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2038
Creators:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Dates:
1896
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
26 Items
pages and slips
8 Photographs
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These are of a painted tablet, katchinas, petroglyphs, and cloud and rain symbols on pottery; list of photographs taken by M. C. Stevenson; and photographs of pottery in United States National Museum, probably used for reference in study of cloud and rain symbols. Two pages of notes entitled "Cloud and Rain Symbols" contain list of [United States National Museum] Catalog Numbers and a reference to the "Gates Expedition of 1901, by Walter Hough;" the Catalog Numbers refer to pottery in the United States National Museum collections. The list of photographs does not refer to the photographs of pottery in this file. It mentions 2 photographs of "Ka'ka'ma south base of To'wa yal lanne [Corn Mountain], several of plants and flowers, and 2 of the informant Nai'uchi. The photographs referred to have not been located as of 11/1969.

Administration
Custodial History
Previously titled "Notes and sketches."

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2038, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2038

Local Note
Local Note
Drawings and photographs compared with illustrations in Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 2, AR 5, and AR 23; no relationship found.
Local Note
autograph document


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Zuni Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion -- katchinas Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery -- cloud and rain symbols on Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pictographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A:shiwi (Zuni) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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