MS 2406 Letter relative to deposits of Indian relics and mineral localities of Virginia

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2406
Creators:
Reid, George W.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
March, 1881
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 Pages
4 Drawings
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letter "relative to the deposits of Indian relics and mineral localities of the State...." Includes descriptions of aboriginal quartz found on Almonds Creek below Richmond, and Indian camps and burial sites and mines on the James River from Richmond to Lynchburg. Also sketches of six steatite bowls and one yoke-shaped article of steatite found at Thomas Tumes Quarry, Goochland County, Virginia.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2406

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2406, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Letter from Mr. Reid, Goochland County, Virginia, to Professor S.F. Baird"

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Almonds Creek (Virginia) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James River (Virginia) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas Tumes Quarry (Goochland County, Virginia) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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