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Creators:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
1840s
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one volume, F. Andrew Michaux, The North American Sylva (1817), which was most likely transcribed by Spencer Fullerton Baird and was one of the first serious surveys of American trees.

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Creators:
Wickersham, James, 1857-1939
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4267
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes sketches and portion of letter to Secretary Baird, Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Schumacher, Paul J. F.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
December 8, 1874-February 26, 1877
Size:
1 Item (ca. 1 inch)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7132
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concern Schumacher's collections for the Smithsonian along the coasts of California, including the channel Islands, and Oregon. Much concerns payments and shipments. Some references to the work of Stephen Bowers, Henry C. Yarrow, and others.

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Creators:
Le Baron, J. Francis
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
1882 December 2
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS599
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With list of Indian words and notes. Contains 39 terms.

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Creators:
Fischer, Fritz Dr.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
ca. October, 1886
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4049
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relative to various caves in the State of Cahahuita, Mexico. Written in ink, the writing being somewhat faint. A typed copy is attached to the translation.

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Creators:
Faris, Lafayette
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
September 3, 1880
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3832
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Comments on similarity of myth of So-kuswai-un-ants (published by Powell in Report of Exploration of Colorado River) and Egyptian tradition reported by Herodotus.

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Smithsonian Institution Secretary
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Dates:
Ca. 1880-1883
Size:
1 Item (sheaf )
1 Item (letter-press copy book )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4677
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The copies on loose sheets apparently cover correspondence with Cushing only. Direct copies made from some of these same letters also appear in the copy book, which has, in addition, many copies of Baird-Powell correspondence about B.A.E. matters.

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Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1878
Size:
9 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1215
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letters concern tribes of the Northwest Coast. March 5 Letter to Professor S. F. Baird. Port Townsend [Washington Territory] 2 pages. April 9 Letter to Professor S. F. Baird. Port Townsend [Washington Territory] 3 pages. May 14 Letter to Major J. W. Powell. Port Townsend [Washington Territory]. 1 page. June 4 Letter to Major J. W. Powell. Port Town...

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Creators:
Reid, George W.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
March, 1881
Size:
6 Pages
4 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2406
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letter "relative to the deposits of Indian relics and mineral localities of the State...." Includes descriptions of aboriginal quartz found on Almonds Creek below Richmond, and Indian camps and burial sites and mines on the James River from Richmond to Lynchburg. Also sketches of six steatite bowls and one yoke-shaped article of steatite found at T...

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Creators:
Reid, Elizabeth B.
Bowers, Stephen, 1832-1907
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
undated
Size:
219 Items (ca. pages ca. 219 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7542
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes "a summary of correspondence between Rev Stephen Bowers and Prof. S.F. Baird of the Smithsonian Institution relative to the collection of material."

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