MS 4745 Letters received by William Henry Holmes, and other papers and notes about correspondents

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4745
Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933
Zimmerman, Mark E.
Keefe, Harry L.
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-
Mindeleff, Victor, 1860-1948
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947
Dates:
1880's-1925
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: (1) Letter from Francis Densmore to W. H. Holmes describing a Hidatsa "bannerstone," June 6, 1916. (2) Letters received from and copies of letters sent to Gerard Fowke, mainly relative to cave explorations, 1890-91, 1893, 1903-1904. Also reports of "Shell Mounds on Tennessee River & Tributaries," 5 pages, and hematite Indian mine, Leslie Missouri, 6 pages. (3) Letters received by Gerard Fowke from Mark E. Zimmerman and Harry L. Keefe, 1914-1916, 1925. Also correspondence between Holmes and Fowke relative to Zimmerman's archeology. (4) Two copies of a letter from W. H. Holmes to Cosmos Mindeleff, 1890. (5) Three letters received by W. H. Holmes from Victor Mindeleff, 1882-1883. (6) Clippings and letters concerning Matilda C. Stevenson's biography and death including, a transcript of the notes made by Mrs Walker during her interview with Mrs Stevenson, just before the latter's death. (7) Copy of a letter from Clark Wissler to W. H. Holmes, September 20, 1919.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4745

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4745, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received by transfer from Division of Archeology, U. S. National Museum, August 28, 1959.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mounds -- American Indian Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tools and implements -- Hidatsa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archeology -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tennessee River -- archeology Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hidatsa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/