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ca. 130 drawings
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found summer, 1967 in Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology storage; transmitted to National Anthropological Archives by George Phebus, Processing Lab, February, 1972. (Catalog Number 260,447, Accession Number 51,115, transferred from U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Education, January 27, 1910.)
NAA MS 260,447
For comments and corrections on this set of drawings (especially those published in George Phebus' book) cf. National Anthropological Archives Correspondence File, June, 1976; Arthur O. Roberts letter of April 2, 1976 to W. Sturtevant forwarded to National Anthropological Archives, June 1976.
Graphite, ink, crayon and watercolor on paper.
Almost all published in George Phebus, Jr., Alaskan Eskimo Life in the 1890s as Sketched by Native Artists, Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972. Place and date are from this source. Most inscriptions on drawings are published in text, with expanded description and comments.
Using the Collection
Manuscript 260,447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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