MS 7107 Catalog of ethnological specimens obtained in Alaska by E.W. Nelson
MS 2916 Panoramic photographs of Tlingit towns in southeast Alaska
On oversize mounts, as follows: Cape Fox village, 11" x 22"; Tuxekan village, 11" x 22"; Tongass, 11" x 28". See Bureau of American Ethnology Prints 1863 for major part of photographic collection, and see also file 2915 for field maps and drawings made on this trip, and file 2938 for manuscript on Tlingit geographic names.
MS 2505-b "Unalit" (Unaligmiut) and "Malimyut" (Malemiut) vocabularies, sentences, and linguistic notes, Norton Sound, Alaska
Pages 3186-3475: "Unalit-English vocabulary, St Michaels, Norton Sound, Alaska. Over 3000 words, in partial alphabetical order, with sentences, grammatical notes, place names, legends, and verb conjugations interspersed. Pages 2475a-3495: Malemiut-English vocabulary, Norton Sound, Alaska. Approximately 250 words, alphabetical order.
MS 2938 Tlingit Geographical Names for extreme Southeast Alaska with Historical and other Notes
1 Item (printed chart )
Includes 1 printed U. S. Coast and Geodetic Chart, Number 8102, "Southeast Alaska, Hecate Strait to Etolin Island," June, 1920, annotated with key numbers for geographic names listed in text.
MS 7197 Descriptive catalogue of ethnological specimens collected by Lucien M. Turner in Alaska
The document includes a narrative description of Turner's collection of Aleut artifacts, a few remarks about the Aleut, and a short vocabulary of Unalaskan Aleut is included.
MS 1217 Tracing of a map from "Ethnographische Skizzen über die Fölker des Russischen Amerika"
MS 326 Vocabulary of the Eskimo of Oonalashka Island, Alaska
Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). Original recorded in Comparative Vocabulary of Indian Languages; copy on plain ruled paper. Copy of the above by George Gibbs No date. Manuscript Document.
Photographs of Henry Bascom Collins in the Arctic
Photographs made on the 1936 expedition to Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, and at Southampton Island, Canada in 1954 or 1955. They include images of Henry Bascom Collins and others gathering bone and botanical specimens and travelling in a umiak. The collection was gathered for use by the Smithsonian National Associates' tour of …
Made by Bureau of American Ethnology from a series of negatives by Riley D. Moore, 1912, filed in Division of Physical Anthropology, U. S. National Museum. 11 prints of Eskimos and 1 of an Aleut.
Symbol account books
The collection consists of two small leather-bound account books filled with various words and symbols. 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 …