Clerk's copy of a letter to Major Powell

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2389
Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
January 15, 1881
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
18 Pages
2 Drawings
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Description of mortuary customs of the Akaskan Indians on Prince of Wales Islands and Tongass, southwestern Alaska, and two drawings of which Swan was an eye witness during his cruise on the U. S. Revenue Steamer Oliver Wolcott in the summer of 1875.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
On Negative Microfilm Reel 29.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2389

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2389, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Clerk's copy of a letter to Major Powell."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tlingit Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Death and mortuary customs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/