Herbert Becker photographs of Meskwaki people
The collection consists of photographs of Mesquaki (Fox) people, probably made during or as part of Sol Taxʹs action anthropology work with the Fox Tribe. It includes images of people, dances, archery, handicraft, vending, medical examinations, and food preparation at a single event, probably a powwow.
Center for the Study of Man records
Stanley, Samuel Leonard
The Center for the Study of Man (CSM) was a bureau level division of the Smithsonian Institution. These records were maintained by the Program Coordinator, Samuel L. Stanley, and include correspondence, scholarly papers, transcripts, administrative materials, photgraphs, and audio recordings. The materials relate to conferences and programs in which CSM took part.
MS 4259 Printed pamphlets and Congressional Bills dealing with Indian legislation
MS 4219 Bill H. R. 7902, 73rd Congress, 2nd Session
Bill granted Indians living under Federal tutelage the freedom to organize for purposes of local self-government and economic enterprise, etc.
George C. Shaw photograph collection relating to Lake Lanao campaign
Photographs collected by George C. Shaw documenting the Lake Lanao campaign, many of which were made by George Damon Rice. They depict Moros (probably Maranaos), United States soldiers, a harbor, a US Infantry camp, and fortifications. The prints, some of which have captions, have been enlarged, possibly for exhibition.
MS 7476 Documents Relating to the Land Dispute between the Lubicon Lake Indians and the Canadian Government
The file consists of transmittal notes together with copies of documents such as letters, newspaper clippings, and news releases.
Joanna Cohan Scherer Papers
Joanna Cohan Scherer was employed by the Smithsonian Institution from 1966-2006. She worked at the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives (later known as the National Anthropological Archives) as a museum technician until 1970 when she was asked to become illustrations researcher of the Handbook of North American Indians, a 20-volume encyclopedia. She …
MS 586 Cha'hta (Choctaw) vocabulary
Recorded in J.W. Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. It is a dialect of southeastern Louisiana, collected in various settlements in Tangipahoa and St. Tammany Parishes, Louisiana.
Ralph R. Doubleday photograph of Native American parade at Pendleton Round-Up
Image of parade of Native Americans during the 1928 Pendleton Round-up in Pendleton, Oregon.
American Society for Conservation Archaeology Records
The records consist largely of files of the secretary-treasurer, and much concerns finances and membership. Other material includes program of meetings, newsletters, and some copies of correspondence of the the president of the society.