MS 3122 Material regarding estimates of the aboriginal population of California

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3122
Creators:
Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904
Dates:
1876-1877
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Defends Powerʹs estimates of the aboriginal population of California. Waterford, Ohio, November 3, 1876, Autograph Letter Signed, 4 pages. List of population figures for 21 California tribes, [ca. 1876.] Autograph Document, 1 page. Powell, John Wesley, Letter to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting CNAE, volume 3, and explaining his opinion of Powerʹs population estimates, Washington, D. C. November 10, 1876, Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pages. Powell, John Wesley, Two lists of 23 California tribes and their languages, [Ca. 1876] Autograph Document, 2 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3122

Bibliography
Bibliography
The two letters are published in CNAE, volume 3, pages 1-3, 1877, except for parts marked out with color-pencil on the originals.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3122, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- California Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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