MS 7094 Incomplete catalog of BAE collections from the Mississippi Valley

Collection ID:
Norris, Philetus W. (Philetus Walter), 1821-1885
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Middleton, James D.
Thing, L.H.
Rogan, John P.
Spainhour, J. M.
Emmert, John W., 1842-1917
Earle, F. S.
Physical Description:
89 Pages
108 Drawings

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The catalog, which has many missing pages at the beginning and end, lists, describes, and illustrates with small drawings attached to the text, geographically arranged collections of stone, clay, horn, and bone artifacts, plant remains, and faunal and human bones, gathered in many cases from Indian mounds in the Mississippi Valley area. Some items are from cave, surface, or unspecified types of sites; and some are from areas, notably Yellowstone Park and some Eastern states not in the Mississippi Valley. Additional contributors to the collection were L. H. Thing, John P. Rogan, J. M. Spainhour, and J. W. Emmert.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Much of the collection may be linked to the BAE mound explorations, ca. 1881-1889 under Cyrus Thomas. See Manuscript 2400 (Archeology, U.S.), and BAE Annual Report 12.

Custodial History
Received from Processing Lab 8/23/74. National Anthropological Archives accession 75-8.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7094

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7094, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Mississippi Valley -- Archeology Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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