MS 4349 Stanley C. Fisher Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4349
Creators:
Fisher, Stanley C.
Nudahbeh Penobscot
Dates:
1940
Languages:
Undetermined
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Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Remarks: 10/18/40- Letter to National Geographic Society, referred to Dr. Stirling for reply. Inquiry re. Penobscot villages, and native dress of the pre-colonial period. 1/9/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Algonquians. 1/21/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Seminoles. Enclosed sketch of Indian figure wearing tunic. 2/18/46 - Letter re. Algonquian tribal divisions; dugout canoes, etc. 5/6/46 - Letter dated April 21, 1946, forwarded to Dr. F.G. Speck for reply.
Scope and Contents
3/26/50 - Sketch of native dress (from "Penobscot Man") and moccasin; notes; letter. 3/31/50 - North Eastern Indian costumes, Wawenock tribe (Abnaki?) in 1615 - who were they? 4/3/50 - Whitetail deer in Maine, its range, population etc. Sketch of Indian in native dress on snowshoes. 4/11/50 - Reply to above letters by Dr. Stirling in acknowledgement of information contained therein. 4/12/50 - Costumes of Maliset or Woolastook, and Passamaquoddy, including the kilt, etc., etc. enclosed sketches. 4/17/50 - Warfare between the Wabanaki and Iroquois; reference to Henry Red Eagle, A Wolastook, also known as Malacite; said to be a chief (?). 4/23/50 - Additional notes on the Malecite costume (kilt) (miscellaneous newsclippings included),
Scope and Contents
ate., etc. A typed and signed letter from F.G. Speck to Mr. Fisher was enclosed with the letter of April 17, 1950. 1950 (not itemized) 5/17/46 - Notes on "Red Paint People"; flint deposit at Mt. Kineo, Moosehead Lake; stone relics; collections of artifacts at State House, Maine, and U.S. National Museum. 9/19/49 - Data on early N.E. headdresses and costumes. Enclosed sketch of feather headdress. 2/ /50 - Notes on moccasins (sketches); notes on Saco or Sakoki tribe; linguistic notes. Enclosed letter to him written by Chief Nudahbeh (a Penobscot). 3/2/50 - Sketch of birch bark wigwam of Maine Indians, and notes in letter. 3/12/50 - Sketch of Indian moccasin; sketch (pen and ink) showing coon killing a copperhead.
Scope and Contents
Newsclipping on Cheyenne protest against mural in the Postoffice at Watonga, Oklahoma. 3/20/50 - Notes on scalping - taught to Indians by European soldiers (?). Sketch of Indian in native dress. Newsclipping of Maine bull moose. 3/22/50 - Drawings of Indians of Colonial period; birch bark wigwam; moccasins, headdress, costume decorations.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4349

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4349, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Migrations -- Algonquian Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Migrations -- Seminole Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canoes Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wigwam Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scalping Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snowshoes and snowshoeing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Algonquin Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abenaki Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eastern Abenaki Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketches Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red Paint People Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abenaki (Abnaki) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- Northeast -- Headdress -- Costume Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penobscot Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Algonquin (Algonkin) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maliseet (Malecite) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seminole Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wawenock Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passamaquoddy Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red Paint culture Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Red Eagle, Henry Malecite Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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