MS 7437 Letter to A. E. Henning

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7437
Creators:
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975
Dates:
April 8, 1949
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
18 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The letter reports a lack of research at the Smithsonian into tapestries, silks, and velours and makes recommendations for pursuing the subjects. Enclosures are statements and bibliographies that were being distributed by the Department of Anthropology--The Arts of the Thread (statement regarding the collection of textile arts in the United States National Museum), The History of the Loom and Weaving (bibliography); Bibliography on Silk, Velvet, and Tapestry; Bibliography on North American Indian Blankets; and Tie Dyeing (statement).

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7437

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7437, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The material was sent to the archives by Alan Bain, of the Smithsonian Institution Archives, December 1986.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Textile fabrics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyeing -- tie dyeing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weaving -- bibliography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silk -- bibliography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Velvet -- bibliography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tapestry -- bibliography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blankets -- bibliography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/