MS 2898 Map of the northern Great Plains showing Indian battle sites
MS 1799 Notes on the sign language of the Plains Indians
Discusses history and theory of sign language. Includes proof-sheet copy of same, headed "Americanists Report, 8025." Printed document with Manuscript corrections. 12 pages.
MS 2905 The Kiowa Range
Showing the location of the Plains Tribes in 1832, and the principal Military and Trading Posts, etc., with the Kiowa names of local features. (Sgd.) "James Mooney, 1897."
Colin Taylor Photograph Collection
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 …
MS 1897-b Notes on shields
Includes list of "Shields Made," with identification of individual owners and detailed descriptions, and other related notes on shields. Also notes on shields, sketches of shields, and other miscellaneous notes on various topics. No date. Autograph document. Approximately 40 slips and cards, various sizes. The miscellaneous notes on slips and scraps …
MS 2912 Map of the Kiowa Range
Showing the location of the Plains tribes in 1832. (Rough sketch showing portion of map published in 17th Annual Report.
MS 1901 Historical notes, miscellany
Contains historical notes on a number of tribes, extracted from various sources. Also notes on dates of existence of forts from Hammersley's Army Register. Also includes North Carolina place names, tribal names (A-C only, pages 1-14.) Notes on tribes of the Plains, Texas, Louisiana.
MS 4641 Ethnographic notes
Mainly extracted from published historical sources, in rough alphabetical arrangement by subject and tribe. Covers wide variety of subjects, often with only one card per subject; fairly extensive file (approximately 500 cards) on sign language. Some entries filed under tribe name, but entries filed by subject are not cross-indexed by tribe …
MS 2015 Excerpts from various medical publications
Hunter, John Dunn, 1798?-1827
Contents: Medical Facts Relating to the Zuni Indians of New Mexico. (Rocky Mountain Med. Review, Colorado Springs, 1880-1, Volume I, page 162- H.C. Yarrow) An account of Medicine and Surgery as it exists among the Cree Indians. (St Louis Med. and Surg. Journal, 1885, Volume XIII, page 312-318- by a professional observer). The Healing …
MS 4885 Anonymous Plains Indian drawing, possibly Blackfoot, of scene of buffalo hunt in lower register, pronghorn antelope, grazing elk, and trees in upper register
The drawing was found in the collection without information regarding origin. Provisionally identified as Blackfoot by comparison to Ms. 3267a, which has a very similar figure of an elk as well as similar numbering on the back..