MS 2190 Circulars and other material concerning Indians and traces of Indians in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Virtually all the material consists of responses to a circular sent out in the spring of 1889 under the name of John Wesley Powell as part of an investigation by James Mooney. The circular requested data about 1) place names of Indian origin; 2) archeological remains; 3) individuals and groups of Indian descent; 4) local …
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.
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Ellis Kerley papers
The Ellis Kerley papers document his forensic work both nationally and internationally including his research at the Army Central Identification Lab. In addition to case files relating to his studies of the remains of U.S. servicemen are files relating to the assasination of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy …
MS 2765 Fox text by Joe Peters on religion dance
Text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Joe Peters on religion dance. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Eduardo Masferre photographs of the Luzon Cordillera
Photographs made by Eduardo Masfere documenting the lives and culture of the Igorot (mountain) people, mainly Bontok and Kalinga. There are also a few photographs that relate to the Gaddang, Ifugao, and Kankanai peoples. Many of the photographs are portraits, though others show pipes and tobacco use, basketry and weaving …
MS 2081 Ethnology; legends; linguistics
Contents include Sun Dance; Tcikusapatag-conjuring; physical anthropology of the above tribes; marriage (Cree); story of Cree culture hero-W.-; list of tribes known to Cree; Cree linguistics, vocabularies and tables of moods. For physical anthropology description see main card under FOX. Chippewa: 1 page note physical anthropology, measurements of one "Salteaux woman …
MS 1018 Copy of Vocabulary recorded from Ambrosio Veita and Alejandro Padia, of Isleta, by George Gibbs
In 180 word printed outline.
MS 1218 Snapping Turtle and Culture Hero (Wisakea) Legend
MS 1224 Vocabulary of Plover Bay Indians, with transmittal letter, Asaph Hall to William H. Dall
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930