MS 3961 Draft of linguistic map of the territory comprising Washington, Oregon, and California and linguistic chart of Guatemala
Also linguistic chart of Guatemala.
MS 3843 Cultural and historical map of Old Wethersfield, Connecticut
Also newsclipping relative to spelling of Connecticut. The state Historical Records and the Smithsonian differ. Chronological table showing the settlement and growth of Wethersfield, Connecticut.
MS 4444 Blackfoot picture writings translated by Richard Sanderville
Carter, John Galen, 1891-1941
Roman Nose, (Lakota chief)
Dictated by Sanderville; written down by John G. Carter. Contents: Sitting Bull's Autobiographies (Dakota Number 1929); Wind River petroglyphs (Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 10, Figure 97); Madison River grave writings (Negative Numbers 215-b, 1-26); Roman Nose drawings (Dakota, Number 31303); Cloud Shield and American Horse winter counts (Dakota, Number 3203); petroglyphs in Black Hills (photographs with …
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MS 1069 Anglo-Saxon Texts and Glosses
Several of the Psalms translated into Anglo-Saxon, and a number of charms, with glosses.
MS 1997-22 Jackson M. Mills diary
1 Item (Eskimo dictionary 3 typewritten pages.)
1 Item (photographic print. )
This collection is composed of a diary (287 typed pages) kept by Dr. Jackson M. Mills, a medical doctor who traveled with the Peary Relief Expedition in 1892. Also present are a photograph of Mills and a typed 3-page Eskimo dictionary.
MS 4821 Anthropological Society of Washington records
The record of the Anthropological Society of Washington concern its organization, membership, and management of its business affairs. Records of its early meetings include not only minutes but also summaries--and at times almost complete papers--of its talks and discussions. Often these are manuscripts written by the speakers. There are also small quantities of documents concerning many of the national and local developments in which the society was involved. In addition, documents of the 1950s and 1960s concern the society's special publications and special programs that often involved appearances by outstanding anthropologists from outside Washington.
MS 2004-07 David Efron Gesture Research
Van Veen, Stuyvesant
This collection contains fieldnotes, drawings and illustrations from Efron's research on gesture language among Sicilian and Lithuanian Jewish immigrants on the lower east side of New York City. The several hundred original captioned illustrations in the collection were created by Stuyvesant Van Veen. The collection also includes a 115-page Bibliography …
MS 3975 Diary of a trip to the headwaters of the Amazon River
Volume 1: Notes concerning the beginning of the trip, July-August, 1870, and diary, September 1-October 5, 1870. 213 pages. (including end papers and inside covers.) Volume 2: Diary, October 4, 1870-September 1, 1873; and entries for March 18 and April 28, 1874. 298 pages. Notes and observations on temperature, rainfall, plants, animals, and native languages and tribes. Volume 2 has 394 pages total. Accompanying the …