MS 2383 Notes and drafts related to "Introduction to the Study of Mortuary Customs Among the North American Indians"

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2383
Creators:
Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1,363 Items
ca. 1363 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
In three packages average 450 pages each. Boxes 1, 2, and 3.
This is marked "Final Manuscript" and is evidently an examination of the report published in 1st Annual Report of Bureau of American Ethnology (1881) and of Bureau of American Ethnology "Introduction" Number 4 (1880). See Yarrow's report to Major Powell dated June 30, 1886 (Bureau of American Ethnology file Number 2390) in which he refers to the near-completion of the "final volume" on mortuary customs. Also contains some original material received from various observers at army posts, etc., copies by Yarrow of such material, and notes of Yarrow's own.

Administration
Custodial History
Previously titled "Burial customs of the American Aborigines" and "Burial customs- Notes."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2383

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2383, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Death and mortuary customs -- American Indian Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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