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Fort Marion drawings collected by Richard H. Pratt
Creators:
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
White Buffalo Head (Cheyenne)
Minimic (Cheyenne)
Wo-Haw, 1855-1924
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Dates:
circa 1877
Size:
3 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS30740
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of three (3) drawings made by prisoners are Fort Marion and forwarded to the Smithsonian Institution by Richard Pratt. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document …

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MS 4479 "Cherokee Note Book I. Songs &c in Alphabet"
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Size:
57 Pages
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4479
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With transliterations and notes. The songs appears to be medical formulae. Pages 68-72 contain list of archeological and ethnological specimens collected in Tennessee and on "Reservation" for National Museum; catalog nos. given are 62751-63186. Ref. is made to 3rd. AR, BAE, 1881-2 (1884). The material in syllabary is in Swimmersʹ hand. (Ident. by J.F. Kilpatrick …

MS 3258 Choctaw music
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1933-1940
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3258
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Material includes Manuscript "Choctaw Music," 144 typed pages, 14 photographic illustrations, and transcriptions of 65 songs and one flute melody.

MS 4472 Letter to John B. Dunbar
Creators:
Hinman, Samuel Dutton, 1839-1890
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914
Dates:
April 17, 1868
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4472
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerning the Dakota language as spoken by the Santee.

MS 7066 Letter to Charles Rau
Creators:
Jones, Charles C., Jr. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887
Dates:
October 11, 1871
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7066
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns European articles in Indian mounds.

Francis P. Conant Papers
Creators:
Conant, Francis
Dates:
1946-2011
bulk 1953-2008
Size:
20 Linear feet ((43 boxes) plus 25 digital storage media and 5 map folders )
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Francis P. Conant document his anthropological work and, to a lesser extent, his previous career as a journalist and photographer. Francis Paine Conant was a cultural anthropologist who pioneered the use of satellite data in anthropology. He conducted fieldwork in Nigeria and Kenya, and his research interests spanned cultural ecology, AIDS, malaria, and sex and gender studies. He was also Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Hunter College, where he taught from 1962 to 1995.

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MS 1248 A.S. Gatschet Papers on the Mythology of the Aztecs, California Tribes, Chinook
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
undated
Size:
31 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1248
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Names chief deity of each group.

Linguistic Bibliography
Creators:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895
Dates:
undated
Size:
27,200 Items (27,200 cards)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2466
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Bibliography of printed and manuscript works on language; on cards 4 1/2 x 6 1/2", alphabetically arranged. Prepared by Mr. Pilling for a general survey of Amerindian languages, to supplement and expand his printed bibliographies on American Indian languages.

MS 576-b Comparative vocabulary of Creek and Cherokee
Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
April 1, 1867
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS576B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copied from Number 576-a, but does not include all of the vocabulary in that original; rearranged in the order of the shorter Comparative Vocabulary form.

John Andrew & Son photogravures of Edward S. Curtis portraits of Native Americans
Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
circa 1908
Size:
3 Prints (photogravure)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photogravures made from Edward S. Curtis portraits of American Horse, Oglala; Hollow Horn Bear, Brule; and an Assiniboine/Gros Ventre man. Curtis copyrighted the original photographs in 1907 and 1908.

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