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Betty and John Messenger papers
Creators:
Messenger, Betty, 1929-
Messenger, John C. (John Cowan), 1920-
Dates:
1935-1998
bulk 1947-1952
Size:
3.97 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Betty and John Messenger papers mainly document the work of Betty and John Messenger with the Anang, Ibibo, and Efik peoples of Nigeria. Most of this fieldwork is focused on religion, art, language, and folklore. The Messengers were active in Southern Nigeria during the late 1940s to early 1950s and went on to publish extensively on the cultures they researched there. This collection consists of fieldnotes, correspondence, maps, records, an audio recording, negatives, prints, and 35 mm slides pertaining to their fieldwork in Nigeria.

Marian Wenzel papers concerning Nubian architecture
Creators:
Wenzel, Marian
Dates:
1964
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
NAA.1965.0406
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photocopies of Wenzel's notes on Sudanese architecture and 35mm slides. The material was produced on a salvage archeological study of doorways and other decorative elements of Nubian houses in the Wadi Halfa District of the Sudan that was scheduled to be flooded by the Aswan High Dam …

MS 7351 Yoshio Noma collection of Japanese pilgrim temple cards
Creators:
Noma, Yoshio
Dates:
undated
Size:
42 Items (woodblock prints on mulberry paper)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7351
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of 42 cards collected by Yoshio Noma. The cards include the names of individual or group visitors or shop signs, along with place names (cities and districts). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the …

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Virginia Heyer Young papers
Creators:
Young, Virginia Heyer
Dates:
1946-1998
Size:
1.24 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2010-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virginia Heyer Young's papers document her research among African-American and Chinese-American communities in the United States as well as her field work in St. Vincent in the Caribbean.

MS 1802 Ethnological Studies of the Hoh and Quileute Indians, the Sole Survivors of the Chimakuan Linguistic Family
Creators:
Reagan, Albert B., 1871-1936
Dates:
undated
Size:
212 Pages
2 Maps
3 Items (musical score pages )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1802
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes text and drawings, 2 sketch maps, 21 native drawings, 3 pages musical scores.

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MS 4731 Codex Hopiensis, Hopi Kachinas
Creators:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Homovi (Hopi)
Kutcahonauu (Hopi)
Winuta (Hopi)
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Dates:
November, 1899-March, 1900
Size:
3 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4731
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Creators:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Dates:
1936-1940 (part)
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4658
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shelf list: Box 1. Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati field notes. Box 2. Ethnographic material on Alabama and Koasati, plus incomplete manuscript on ethnography of southeastern U.S. Box 3. Miscellaneous notes on Alabama and Koasati. Detailed list of contents accompanies main catalog card.

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Colin Taylor Photograph Collection
Dates:
1950's
Size:
19 Items (photos )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4861
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relate to museum specimens, mainly 19th century, including: 7 Dakota headdresses, 1 Eastern Woodlands headdress, 1 Arapaho headdress, 3 Blackfoot headdresses and 1 shirt, 5 Plains headdresses, 1 Pomo (?) headdress, and 1 Delaware headdress, photographed presumably by Taylor from collections at Cambridge Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology, Oxford Pitt-Rivers Museum, the British Museum, and Colin Taylor's private collection. No …

James G. Swan drawings of a Tlingit house and salmon carving
Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Dates:
1874 March-1878 June
Size:
2 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS129776
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of two (2) drawings by James Gilcrest Swan. 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 contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology …

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My Arizona Home
Creators:
Hurd, Jack
Dates:
before 1900
Size:
1 Painting (oil on canvas, franmed, 14.25 x 7.5 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS362155
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A framed oil painting on canvas depicting a woman, child, and small dog in front of a thatched structure. A note accompanying the painting states: "Jack Hurd, a Washoe Indian aged 16 years, a student at Phoenix Indian School, painted this picture of the Arizona home. This boy shows special talent …

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