MS 4024-c Personal letters received by John Wesley Powell

Collection ID:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Becker, G. F.
Bell, Alexander G.
Croly, D. G. Mrs
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893
McDonald, J. Wade
Minot, Charles F.
Nestler, Julius
Niblack, S. S.
Call, W., Hon
Owen, Edward T.
Parkman, Francis
PeƱafiel, Antonio, 1830-1922
Powell, Joseph
Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904
Sayles, Ira
Shaler, N. S.
Spencer, Herbert
Tylor, Edward Burnett
Vogdes, A. W.
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
Hare, William H.
Welling, James

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Becker, G. F. San Francisco, California. June 24, 1884. 1 page. Asking to be relieved of an inefficient clerical helper. Bell, Alexander G. Washington, D. C. December 17, 1884. 1 page. Invitation to dinner. Croly, Mrs D. G. New York City. 1884. 3 pages. Requesting photographs for International Bazaar at Cassel, Germany. Cushing, Frank Hamilton. Shelter Island, New York. October 31, 1885. 4 pages. Expressing appreciation for Powell's consideration during Cushing's illness. Grant, U. S. New York City. August 23, 1883. 2 pages. Requesting job for a widow. Horsford, E. N. Cambridge, England. November 19, 1883. 4 pages. Expressing strong interest in Cushing's field work and notes, and concern for his health. McDonald, J. Wade. Winfield, Kansas. January 6, 1896. 1 page. Concerning Powell's "The Organization of Scientific Work." Minot, Charles F. Boston, Massachusetts. November 7, 1884. 1 page. Enclosing letters referring to chairmanship of Committee on the international Congress. (Letters returned.) Nestler, Julius. Prague, Austria. November 17, 1907. [Date correct; salutation, "Dear Sir."] Re his proposed expedition to Bolivia. Niblack, S. S. to Hon. W. Call. Lake City, Florida. January 19, 1884. 2 pages. Enclosed with letter to Powell (missing). Re employment of one of Niblack family. Owen, Edward T. Madison, Wisconsin. May 7, 1901. 3 pages. Transmitting his article on pronouns (?). Parkman, F[rancis]. Boston. April 12, 1882. 3 pages. Concerning Bandelier's expeditions; and impression of F. H. Cushing. Penafiel, Antonio. Mexico City. February 27, 1886. 1 page. 7 transl., 1 page. Transmitting publications. Powell, Joseph. Towanda, Pennsylvania. May 13, 1884. 2 pages. Genealogical inquiry. Powers, Stephen. Waterford, Ohio. December 31, 1880. 2 pages. Sayles, Ira. Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. August 16, 1885. 5 pages. Enclosing 2 poems on Ulysses S. Grant. Shaler, N. S. Cambridge, Massachusetts. October 17 and 26, 1886. 2, 2 pages. Social invitations. Spencer, Herbert. Bayswater, W., England. July 2, 1883. 4 pages. Expressing interest in the Annual Reports of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Tylor, Edward B. Oxford, England. May 16 and October 17, 1884. 4, 4 pages. Concerning his trip to the U. S. and Canada. Vogdes, A. W. Governor's Island, New York. October 2, 1884. 3 pages. Re attack on a party of hunters ca. 1873 by Sioux Indians near Fort Fetterman. Walcott, Charles D. New York City. July 28, 1881. 3 pages. Re increase in salary. Walker, , Supt. of Census. Washington, D. C. August, 7, 1880. 1 page. Enclosing William H. Hare to Gen. Walker, August 3, 1880, 1 page. Re conduct of Samuel D. Hinman. Welling, James C. Washington, D. C. September 7, 1884. 2 pages. October 3, 1884. 3 pages. Re Powell's making Inaugural Address at New School of Science and Arts of the University of .

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4024-c

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4024-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Forwarded to Bureau of American Ethnology from Director's office, 1957 and previously.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Expeditions -- Bandelier Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hinman, Samuel Dutton, 1839-1890 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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