MS 7118 Catalog of Specimens

Collection ID:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Mound Exploration Division
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Physical Description:
17 Volumes
12 Items
1/2 in.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Generally provided is a BAE (Thomas) number, USNM number, type of specimen, location found, and special remarks concerning provenience, and the collector, and the collectorʹs number (mark). Two sets have explanatory remarks at the beginning of volume 1. There are irregularities in the sequence of the entries but generally they are by USNM number.
Scope and Contents
There are two sets of the catalog, one maintained by the BAE and the other by the USNM. In addition, there are three volumes of a third set. The catalog is described by Cyrus Thomas in BAE AR 12 (1890-91), page 22.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7118

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7118, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Processing Lab by Bruce Smith, 9/12/79. Dr. Smith sorted the volumes into sets.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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