MS 3146-a Sketches of Monuments and Antiquities Found in the Mounds, Tombs, and Ancient Cities of America
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3146A
Creators:
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888
Plunket, James
Dates:
1858
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
92 Sheets
1 Item
black portfolio
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Drawings of antique objects found in mounds, tombs, and ancient cities of America, arranged, classified and described by Dr. Davis. Material also includes typed list of drawings and notes - 10 pages. Five deteriorating acetate negatives that originally came with the collection have been discarded. Four were copy negatives of some of the drawings. The fifth negative, which has been digitized, is a photograph of an artifact, not found among the drawings. The image is a side view of a pipe carved in the shape of a frog crouched to spring. A print made from the digital image has been placed with the collection.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3146A

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3146-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Presented to the Bureau of American Ethnology by Miss Betsy Davis, daughter of Dr. Davis, July, 1929.
Custodial History
Previously titled "North American (Mississippi Valley and Ohio), Central American and Peruvian antiquities - North American (Mississippi Valley and Ohio)."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Works of art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peru -- archeology Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Central America -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Mississippi Valley -- Archeology Topic 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/