MS 7195 A true view of Hakodate
Included are topographic features, the harbor view with various watercraft in the bay, and the port city layout with identification marks for temples, shrines, street names, public buildings, and other points of interest.
MS 2003-07 Arthur Leipold field research on the Otomi and Nahua in Ixtenco and Cuauhtenco, Mexico
This collection consists of photocopies of the ethnographic field notes of Arthur Leipold, who introduced solar cookers to the Otomi and Nahua of Ixtenco and Cuahtenco. Includes Otomi word lists.
Photographs of We'wha demonstrating Zuni textile making
7 Prints (cyanotype)
Includes images of We'wha (Zuni) spinning wool, setting up a loom, and weaving a blanket at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The photographs were probably made as part of a demonstration commissioned by Matilda Coxe Stevenson or the Bureau of American Ethnology.
MS 3251 Miscellaneous material used in Bulletin 28, Mexican and Central American Antiquities, Calendar Systems and History
Includes introductory paper by Bowditch. Typescript document. 2 pages. April 1, 1904. Contents: Letter of introduction. List of plates for Seler articles. List of illustrations. Index for Seler articles. List of figures. Table of contents. Index and Glossary for Bulletin. Introduction explains the fact that the papers contained in Bulletin 28 were originally published …
Records of the Council for the Preservation of Anthropological Records
This collection documents the history and activities of the Council for the Preservation of Anthropological Records, including the first symposiums on records preservation, sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, which led to the formal establishment of the organization. The collection consists of manuscripts, articles, photographs, notes, grant proposals, conference proceedings, speeches …
William Henry Jackson photographs of Plains peoples
Photographs collected by John Warren Beaman during Ferdinand Hayden's 1870 or 1871 geological surveys of the Yellowstone region. The photographs, probably made by William Henry Jackson, depict Plains people, possibly Wichita, as well as grass houses, a fence, and a dancer.