MS 7514 Lecture by James Luna: "Important works from the last five years"
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Native American Public Programs
The tape is of a lecture given at Baird Auditorium in the National History Building at the Smithsonian Institution. A pamphlet about Luna is included. Related photographs are in NAA Photographic lot 91-26.
MS 7598 Chinese paper money for the dead
Yinzhi (literally silver money--the paper money with silver stamp) is used for mortuary ritual as well as ancestor worship ceremonies. It is burned to make it available to the deceased in the netherworld.
MS 7603 Miraculous Medicine for Curing Children's Illness
An inscription at the top of the leaflet gives the history of the medicine shop. Inside a rectangular frame is reference to the curing range and composition of the medicine, as well as dosage.
Society for Cultural Anthropology records
This collection contains presidential files and the records of the journal Cultural Anthropology, a publication of the Society for Cultural Anthropology and documents the activities of the journal's editors.
MS 1011 Tunica vocabulary in Department of the Interior schedule
MS 7545 Field catalog of Hardin collection of Zuni jewelry, pottery, fetishes, beadwork, and weaving
MS 1986 Additional Myths of the Hoh and Quileute Indians
MS 2005 Fish gens; Wisakea dance and miscellaneous stories Ethnology; legends
Peters, Sam, 1885-