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MS 4898 Fragment of Choctaw text
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4898
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
MS 4747 Copy of letter from Benjamin Gold concerning a visit to the Cherokee Nation
Creators:
Gold, Benjamin
Dates:
December 8, 1829
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4747
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Describes a wagon trip made by Gold and his wife to visit their daughter Harriet, who in March, 1826, had married Elias Boudinot, a Cherokee student at the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut, and had moved with him to New Echota.

MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey
Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
dated 1872
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4815
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in …

Clifford Evans collection of photographs of Smithsonian anthropologists
Creators:
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
circa 1933-1952
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Print (halftone or collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-80
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting members of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology and Department of Anthropology. The collection includes photographs of William Duncan Strong, Robert Stephenson, and M.T. Newman in the field (1933, 1938, and 1952); a photograph of Walter Hough and Neil M. Judd (1935); a group portrait of the Department of Anthropology staff on …

MS 4892 The Legend of Chitimacha's Head
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Halbert, Henry S. (Henry Sale), 1837-1916
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4892
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Extract from H.S. Halbert, letter published in American Antiquarian, volume 8, pages 164-165, Philadelphia, Mississippi, 1866.

Photograph of Sarony & Major lithograph of Hopewell earthworks
Creators:
Sarony & Major, lithographers
Dates:
circa 1848
Size:
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A photograph of a lithograph depicting Native Americans and the Hopewell geometric eathworks in Marietta. The lithograph, which is entitled "Ancient Works, Marietta, Ohio," was based on a painting by Charles Sullivan.

MS 404 Notes on the Chinook jargon
Creators:
Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
November 7, 1857
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS404
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes discussion, 2 pages. Vocabulary in hand of George Gibbs, with notations and additions by Anderson, 12 pages. Listed by Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 15, page 2.

MS 710 Nanaimo, Skittaget, and Komook comparative vocabulary
Creators:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
1857 September
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS710
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
Gene J. Crediford photographs of Native Americans of South Carolina
Creators:
Crediford, Gene J.
Dates:
1984-1987
Size:
2 Booklets (2 booklets with halftone images)
6 Mounted color prints
14 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Pee Dee, Edisto, Santee and Catawba people, Native American churches and religious practices, powwows, pottery and pottery making, and the interior of a home at Four Holes Indian Community. The photographs are part of a portfolio that also includes a brochure, entitled "Sara Ayers: the Most Noted Catawba …

MS 4608 Isleta Pueblo drawings relating to ceremonies
Dates:
undated
Size:
29 Drawings (ink and pencil)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4608
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of twenty-nine (29) drawings illustrating ceremonies at Isleta Pueblo. The drawings have been mounted on boards for publication. 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, its …

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