MS 4515-a Reginald Noel Atkinson report, photographs, and map relating to Okanagan artifacts

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4515A
Creators:
Atkinson, Reginald Noel, 1897-
Dates:
1943
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
20 Pages
14 Gelatin silver prints
1 Map
hand-drawn
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Copy of "The Artifacts of the Okanagan Indians in British Columbia and Washington State," paper presented by Reginald Noel Atkinson of Penticton, British Columbia, before the Okanagan Society for the Revival of Indian Arts and Crafts meeting, held on January 18, 1943 in Oliver, British Columbia. Also includes transcript of discussions of the paper, photographs of artifacts, and a map of the area.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In 1954, Reginald Noel Atkinson founded and curated the Penticton Museum. A long-time Penticton resident and veteran of World War I, Atkinson collected military and American Indian artifacts, firearms, and antiques. The R.N. Atkinson Temporary Gallery was named in his honor after his death in 1973.

Administration
Custodial History
Received in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives from the BAE Directorʹs Office, 1957. Probably originally donated by Reginald Noel Atkinson.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4515-a

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4515-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Washington -- Antiquities Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
British Columbia -- Antiquities Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salish Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Okanagan Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
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