MS 4834 The Suppressed Part of The Mountain Chant: A Navajo Ceremony by Dr Washington Matthews, U.S.A. Extracted from the Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Washington, D. C., 1888

Collection ID:
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905
February 26, 1892
Physical Description:
5 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Typescript prepared from unidentified original for M. W. Stirling, Director, Bureau of American Ethnology. Contains information not included in Matthews, "The Mountain Chant: A Navajo Ceremony," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 5, Washington, D. C., 1887.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4834

Local Note
Local Note
"Notice" on page 2 refers to, "the present pamphlet...," suggesting that the typescript was made from a printed pamphlet. However, no reference was found to such a pamphlet in either the Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence 1909-1964, or in Elsbeth E. Freudenthal, "Catalogue of the Washington Matthews Collection at the Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico," July, 1951.
Local Note
typescript carbon copy document

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4834, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received in the Archives, 1965.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceremonies -- Navaho Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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