MS 2209 Notes on Chief Washakie's Robe

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2209
Creators:
Wertz, John T.
Wertz, Robert C.
Wertz, Melvin A.
Dates:
1898
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
2 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes Key to Washakie's pictographs, "Obtained from Chief Washakie (his son Dick acting as interpreter) by Col. John T. Wertz...." Jan. 28, 1897. Manuscript document signed: J. K. M. 9 pages in leatherbound volume. Hand-colored photograph by Melvin A. Wertz of pictographs on elk-skin robe. 1 print. Cover from box of "Washakie" cigars, with mounted photograph of Washakie.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2209

Local Note
Local Note
The portrait of Washakie on the cigar box cover is the same as BAE Negative Number 1664 by Baker and Johnston, Evanston, Wyoming. The photograph of the robe was copied (1/72) as NAA Negative Number 72-299.
Local Note
manuscript document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2209, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received by Bureau of American Ethnology from Melvin A. Wertz, brother of Col. John T. Wertz, with letter of October 4, 1916, see also letter of M. A. Wertz to Bureau of American Ethnology June 19, 1916. Correspondence in Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence file.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shoshoni Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing -- robe Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shoshone Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pictographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Umatilla Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shoshone Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washakie, approximately 1804-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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