MS 1611 Letter to George Gibbs
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Historical and linguistic notes 4 pages. Also a brief account in handwriting of George Gibbs, of the Cherokee Removal, and a vocabulary, mostly geographical, 2 pages.
Bruce Smith papers
The papers of Bruce Smith contain materials relating to research, lectures, publications, and conferences as well as his NMNH administrative files. Present in the collection are field materials relating to Smith's work at the Gypsie Joint site in Ripley County, Missouri. His research files also include data and photos of …
MS 4900 Letter to John R. Swanton regarding his grandfather, Cyrus Byington
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Totem pole of the Brown Bear and Crow (or Raven) Family
Signed (hand printed caption) "C. A. H. McCauley, U. S. Army."
Photograph of frontier celebrities in "Scouts of the Plains"
Photograph made from a tintype depicting Texas Jack Omohundro, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Wild Bill Hickok, with two other men, probably Eugene Overton and Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats and carry rifles.
MS 1207-b Letter to Major J. W. Powell and sketch map
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
1 Item (sketch map )
Outlining proposed exploration in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Refers to his previous letter of December 6; this is not present.
MS 1165 Santee Dakota kinship charts
Consists of charts I and III which accompanied Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1880. Relationships are indicated by a color code, but no accompanying list of native terms.
Frederick M. Bayer photographs from the Scientific Investigations of Micronesia survey of Ifalik Atoll
Bayer, Frederick M.
122 Negatives (acetate)
0.58 Linear feet
The collection consists of 122 photographs of people and marine life made by Bayer while on the SIM survey of Ifalik Atoll in 1953, as well as 68 aerial photographs of the Atoll. The aerial photographs are stamped on verso as official Navy photographs. Bayer's marine life photographs include underwater images of coral …