MS 3969 Manuscript and annotated maps used in the preparation of the original and revised editions of J. W. Powellʹs Map of Linguistic Families of American Indians north of Mexico

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3969
Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
Before 1891-1915
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
9 Sheets
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Consists of 5 maps with hand-painted and hand-lettered linguistic areas and/or manuscript notations on the locations of lingusitic areas. A detailed list follows the main card.
Scope and Contents
Manuscript map of the distribution of American Indian linguistic families in the U. S. and Canada. [Before 1891.] Printed base map with the linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered; some manuscript notations. 1 sheet, in 2 sections, each 2 in. x 2 in. Found in J. N. B. Hewittʹs office (4/1939). Manuscript map of the distribution of American Indian linguistic families in the U. S. on a base map issued by the U. S. Geological Survey in 1890. [1890-1891.]
Scope and Contents
Printed base map with linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered. 1 sheet, in 4 sections, each 25 in. x 39 in. Found with J. P. Harrington manuscripts in storage (5/1961). Manuscript map of "Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," for BAE-AR 7, Pl. 1. [Before 1891.] Printed base map with linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered; some manuscript notations. 1 sheet. 22 in x 19 in. "Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," map printed in BAE-AR 7, 1891, Pl. 1, with annotations by J. N. B. Hewitt [After 1891.] 1 sheet. 22 in. x 19 in.
Scope and Contents
"Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," map printed in BAE-AR 7, 1891, Pl. 1, with annotations by Cyrus Thomas. [Afer 1891.] 1 sheet 22 in. x 19 in. Found with Manuscript File No. 2400; transferred 6/1970.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3969

Other Title
Other Title
Linguistic families of American Indians north of Mexico

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3969, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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