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.