MS 7329 Letter to Otis Tufton Mason
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908
Transmits a copy of Rodkinson's History of amulets, charms, and talismans, 1893, and indirectly asks for payment. Written on a brochure that concerns the publication.
Robert Thomas Hill photograph collection relating to the Indigenous peoples of Central America
29 Mounted prints (albumen)
The bulk of the collection consists of photographs documenting Indigenous peoples of Central America, including Cheripo, Guatuso, Talamanca, and Guatemala people. Additional photographs document stone artifacts found at grave sites, Panamanian women, people in Bogata, and a museum in San Jose, Costa Rica. The photographs may have been collected by …
MS 632 Cora or Nayarit vocabularies
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Ortega, José de, 1700-1768
MS 632-a Vocabulary of the Cora taken from Ortega in printed schedule. 8 pp. MS 632-b Copy of MS 632-a in Comparative vocabulary schedule MS 632-c Additional words in printed schedule (numerals), a comparative list of Cora and Vaicura words, prefaced by notes from Francisco Pimentel.
MS 933-b Biloxi vocabulary with some cognate forms in Catawba, Santee, Yankton and Teton Dakota, Hidatsa, Kansa and Tutelo In Department of the Interior schedule
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
173 entries in printed U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey "Comparative Vocabulary" form. Corrections of entries 92 and 93 by J. Owen Dorsey.
Vintage Prints of Indians
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925
These are mostly nineteenth-century prints of some negatives in the glass negative collection. Included are a few images made from negatives that apparently have since been broken or lost. Some of the prints were acquired by the Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum and have accession and …
MS 1580 Comments on the etymology of "Altamaha" River of Georgia; Canadian River, Tugaloo; Pishtaka Lake; Gatineau River; Gila River
Also place and river names derived from Ati-muca language. 27 cards.
MS 48 Collectanea upon the Codex Troano, terms of the Maya and other Central American languages
A collection of ethnographic and linguistic notes from diverse sources, aiming at an understanding of problems of reading Mayan hieroglyphic characters. Most of the notes cover Mayan vocabulary and glyphs, but Gatschet ranges almost at random over other data, ethnographic and linguistic, that may have caught his interest. He touches …
MS 4117-b Materials relating to the Haida
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Contents: (1) Vocabulary and grammatical notes, mostly English-Haida, but not alphabetical. 1888. 20, 3 pages. (2) Haida-English vocabulary. Collected 1885-86. 16 pages. (3) Text in Haida, St. Matthew 2; and on last 2 pages, sketches concerning house construction. 6 pages. (4) "Haida legends: Legend of the Stastas; Raven legend; Story of the Clan Gittins; Shamans." 15 pages, typed, numbered 1-8, 18-22,
MS 245 Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agency; printed ration lists, with Indian and English names for Caddo, Tawakoni, Wichita, Kichai, and Waco Indians
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Kiowa Agency