MS 4396 Hugh Lenox Scott letters and clippings

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4396
Creators:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934
Tompkins, William
Dates:
1897-circa 1930s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
85 Items
0.85 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 map folder
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Personal letters received by Hugh Lenox Scott and his collection of newspaper clippings relating to Indians. Box 1: Personal letters received, 1897-98 and 1926, 1929. Alphabetically arranged by sender. Approximately 100 letters. Bills and receipts, personal. 1 folder. Newsclippings. Roughly sorted by cataloguer into the following categories: Sign Language work of H. L. Scott. Sign Language work of William Tompkins (3 clippings) H. L. Scott and Indians: conferences, inspection trips, lectures. Box 2: Newsclippings, continued: Indian conditions, welfare, legislation. Feature articles--accounts and reminiscences concerning Indian history: battles, treaties, forts, scouts, etc., including 1 folder of Battle of Little Big Horn. Map folder: Newspaper clippings about Hugh L. Scott and one article about Hopi snake dance.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4396

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Personal letters received, 1897-98, 1926, 1929" 6/13/2014.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4396, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
Biographical clippings and obituary notices of Indians, Indian fighters, etc. have been removed from this collection and added to the main biographical file in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives office.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received with Scott papers donated by Mrs Hugh L. Scott, ca. 1934-1938 (correspondence in old Bureau of American Ethnology letter files).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal-Indian relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sign language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treaties Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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