MS 3230 Shell Mounds of Latitude 42 02ʹ, 42 05ʹ, & 42 15ʹ, Coast of Oregon; Description of stone and other implements found in them with some notes on existing tribes of that section of the coast.

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3230
Creators:
Chase, Alexander W.
Dates:
December, 1873
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
75 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
According to Dr. Thomas Blackburn (10/15/2001), the existing Indians referred to are Yurok and Hupa, although the author sometimes refers to them as "Klamaths." Pencil and ink drawings in the text include drawings of artifacts, and sketch entitled, "Method of Wearing Nose Ornament of bone. ̀Gabrielʹ a Mak-nea-te-ny-seen at Alseya Reserve, Oregon, 1868." The 7 photographs and 18 original color drawings referred to on an earlier catalog card are not present; marginal notes in the manuscript refer to plates "in Professor Bairdʹs hands."

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm reel #15
Custodial History
The manuscript is marked, "Received. Smithsonian Institution 1874, January 28; an old catalog card reads, "Sent to Bureau from U. S. National Museum, January 7, 1933." Presented by Cyrus Thomas, acc to old x-ref.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3230

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3230, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Nose ornament Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indians -- Oregon Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yurok Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hupa Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- California Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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