Observations made on Navaho Reservation, Newcomb, New Mexico. Includes snapshots, drawings of sand paintings, and botanical samples.
Contains several kinds of information from 8 named informants, including informants, including interpretations of sand paintings, stories and legends, accounts of ceremonies, and autobiographical sketches of informants. (See also Manuscript Number 4435 which contains more of the same collected in January-June, 1939.)
"Addenda and Corrigenda [to Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 119, Anthropology Paper Number 3]," ,  pages; "Further Notes on the Karib of Dominica," , 44 pages, including pencil drawings; linguistic notes--vocabulary, phrases, place names,  pages; anthropometric and genealogical data on 35 individuals, , [105, 4] page...
Images of various artifacts and specimens in the United States National Museum's collections, including George Washington's uniform and camp chest; the Franklin Press; Samuel P. Langley, third Secretary of the Smithsonian, supervising the installation of the Easter Island stone figures; zoological, ornithological, entomological, and botanical speci...
The collection consists of two photographs, one depicting Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde and the other depicting a man standing by a Pueblo-style building.
Photographs depicting Spruce Tree House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House in Mesa Verde. The collection includes one image of Balcony House before restoration.
Description of the Rana Tharus of Dhangarhi, the Dangaura Tharus, and the Tharus of the Rapti valley.
Description of ethnic groups (including the Tharus and the Gurung) in the region, land tenure, the household of Ash Bir Gurung, land reform and religious rituals.
Observations on economic development, government and politics and religion and shamanism among the Sherpa communities, made during an 8-day trip.