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MS 853 Brief vocabularies and discussion
Creators:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS853
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains several items, mainly brief vocabularies, whose interrelationship is not clear but seems indicated by the fact of their having been marked with the letters "A" through "E". No date. As follows: A. San Luis Obispo (Obispeno Chumash) vocabulary. 1 page. B. Soledad (Costanoan) vocabulary. 2 pages. C. "Tularenos" (Yokuts) vocabulary. 1 page …

MS 854 Spanish-Chumash (Barbareno Chumash ?) vocabulary
Creators:
Gould, George H.
Gonzales, Justo
Mash-ha-wi-aght
Yates, Lorenzo G. (Lorenzo Gordin), 1837-1909
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Dates:
undated
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS854
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recorded January 4, 18, and 31, 1887, from Justo Gonzales or Mash-ha-wi-aght. 12 page original and 14 page typed copy. Contains over 211 entries, arranged in accordance with the "standard vocabulary" form of the Smithsonian.

MS 855 Fragment of Tsa-ma-la text consisting of certain religious creeds, prayers, etc
Creators:
Gould, George H.
Alejo
Jess, Felix
Solaris, Rafael
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Dates:
undated
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS855
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of 7 pages, plus 2 page explanation by G.H. Gould (unsigned). Transmittal letter of July 8, 1887 is referred to on old catalog card, but apparently has not been present for some time.

MS 856 Requickening Address
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912
Dates:
1916-1923
Size:
21 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS856
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy of pencil text. Commonly called the Fifteen Matters. With additions and corrections to text and sense.

MS 741 Letter from Reverend Boulet
Creators:
Boulet, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), -1919
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
Dates:
March 22, 1886
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS741
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Gives detailed information relative to the various tribes of that vicinity. Contains information on tribal and place names around Puget Sound.

MS 7410 Painted fan leaf
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (38 cm x 59.5 cm sheet)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7410
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The painting depicts a scene of two boatloads of people. A canopied boat carries two ladies with a blue bowl between them, their two servants, and a punter. The other boat holds four musicians, one playing a trumpet-like instruments (possibly a sona or a hai-ti-tzu), another playing a recorder-like instrument …

MS 7411 Painting of flowers and plants on hillside
Creators:
Shao Kai Zhu
Dates:
1915
Size:
1 Sheet (43 cm x 62 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7411
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Painting of flowers and plants on hillside, in yellow, pink, and green. Includes a verse and signature and two stamped seals.

MS 7412 Paintings of Chinese scenes
Creators:
Pope, Alice James
Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
11 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7412
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Small paintings mostly of Chinese people in different costumes. Two paintings are of ships.

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MS 7414 Chinese design relating to a long good life
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (35 x 59 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7414
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In the center of the print is the round mystic symbol for shou, which means long life. In each of the four corners is a bat, a symbol of longevity along with prosperity and happiness. In the borders are plum blossoms and bamboo leaves, both of which represent longevity, strength …

MS 7415 Chinese calendar for the year 1882
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (33 x 50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The calendar is divided into several panels. Tables in Chinese writing occupy small rectangular panels in the four corners and pictures occupy the remaining panels. The table in the two top corners marks months and seasonal dates, such as the spring equinox, summer solstice, and so forth. The table occupying …

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