MS 559 Poisoned Weapons

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS559
Creators:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
19 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Extracts from various published sources concerning the use of poisoned weapons among the American Indians. The first 6 pages include information on the Dakota from non-published sources. Other tribes mentioned in the MS. are the Mandan, Chippewa, Shoshoni, Paiutes, Pitt River Indians, Oregon and Alaska tribes, Apache and other (unnamed) Southwestern groups, California tribes, Pima, Central American tribes, Mosquito Indians, Aztecs, Utes, and Caribs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author identified from the Dorsey-Hewitt catalog. Bureau of American Ethnology number 1524.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 559

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 559, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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