MS 4886 Lithographs of American Indians
Printed by Ed. Weber & Co., Baltimore, 1842. Inscribed, "Drawn on stone by Ferdinand Pettrich," and numbered Plates I-V with brief captions for the individual portraits and scenes illustrated. The tribes represented are "Sious of the Mississippi," Winnebago, Creek, Yankton Sious," Sac, Fox, and "Mohcogonuck" (Mohegan?).
Richard E. Ahlborn photographs of Luzon
4 Color slides
5 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs made by Richard Ahlborn during a study trip to Luzon's Mountain Province on a Fullbright grant. They document villages, houses, terraces, religious figures, a wake, and Igorot and Ifugao peoples in Banawe (Banaue) and Bontoc.
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Molly Schuchat papers
This collection comprises the professional papers of anthropologist Molly Schuchat and documents her dissertation development and field work regarding the experiences of Hungarians who came to America after the failed revolution in 1956, as well as her teaching activities at Rust College in Holly Springs, MS. The collection contains articles, correspondence …
MS 7077 Copy of "The Alaska Tlingit: Where Did They Come From?"
Compilation of oral tradition--myths, legends, genealogies, and linguistic changes--relating to the origins of the Tlingit. Also includes explanation of kinship structure, including totems and taboos; and tribal organization.
MS 7215 Letters to Thomas Wilson
Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909
Emmons, George Thornton
Includes letters from George T. Emmons, Sheldon Jackson, Bishop Tinhor, and Father Anthony, of Sitka. One of Emmons's letters include information about British Columbia war clubs.
John T. Hitchcock papers
The John T. Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, field notes, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and slides relating to his ethnographic research in India and Nepal (1960s). The collection also contains materials relating to his teaching career at the University of Wisconsin.
MS 1207-a Letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Report of a cruise in the U. S. Steamer Wolcott of the Revenue Marine Service, June-July, 1875 in the waters of Alaska and British Columbia. A chart, referred to on page 1 of the letter is not present: "I send a chart published by the English Admiralty of that portion of the …
MS 2760 Truman Michelson linguistic notes on Passamaquoddy text by Prince
Prince, John Dyneley, 1868-1945
Truman Michelson's linguistic notes by page and line of Passamaquoddy text by Prince, presumably John Dyneley Prince. The notes are handwritten by Michelson on index cards with a few comparisons in Meskwaki (Fox).
MS 355 Miscellaneous notes and excerpts on the Eskimo, Kenai (Tanaina) and Ahtena languages
MS 104-a Vocabularies of the Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico from a "Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Navajo Country [in 1844], by Jas. H. Simpson 1st Lieut. Top. Eng." Phila. 1852
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883
Title page, in handwriting of George Gibbs, and back cover prepared to enclose Manuscript copies by Gibbs of vocabularies by Simpson, printed in the publication cited. Manuscript copies of the 9 Simpson vocabularies (marked by Gibbs, "Simpson Number 1," etc.) are separately catalogued as follows: "Keresan Manuscript Number 504-b (Simpson Number 1), Tewa …