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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Concern Indians of the Northwest Coast, mainly Tlingit and Haida.
Includes letter to W. J. McGee, Bureau of American Ethnology, transmitting the above. Washington, D. C. March 29, 1900. Autograph letter signed. 1 page.
The collection consists of a photograph depicting Henry Bascom Collins removing loose surface dirt at an excavation site at Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence 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.