MS 7437 Letter to A. E. Henning
The letter reports a lack of research at the Smithsonian into tapestries, silks, and velours and makes recommendations for pursuing the subjects. Enclosures are statements and bibliographies that were being distributed by the Department of Anthropology--The Arts of the Thread (statement regarding the collection of textile arts in the …
Transparencies of Coast Salish arts and crafts showing items made for an exhibition in Montreal ca. 1964; and a photograph of a goat-hair blanket made by Mrs [Lorengelto ?], belonging to Mr Wells, and dated 1964.
MS 3548 Data relating to Cherokee costume and to the costume of Sequoya, particularly the matter of wearing the blanket
Starr, Emmet, 1870-1930
Includes letter from Emmet Starr, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, July 17, 1915, 1 page and copy of Mooneyʹs reply, 2 pages; 5 newsclippings; notes and extracts from historical sources, 5 pages typed and 10 slips and pages handwritten. (Also some duplicates of typewritten material.)
Winter and Pond Photographs
Believed to have been taken at time of the Alaska-Canada boundary survey, 1909-10 and postcards collected at the same time.
MS 1227 Notes on the Condolence
Includes 14 matters; Over the Grand Forest (chant); Ka-nu-ta Song; Blanket Hanging Song (Buck, 1889).
Collection Acquisition Purchase Orders
This accession consists of records documenting collections acquisitions and intellectual property for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Library, now known as the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Branch. Materials include purchase orders, payment memoranda, invoices, blanket authorizations, contracts …
Howard Woody postcard collection relating to Native Americans
1 Postcard (collotype)
7 Postcards (color halftone)
Postcards, some postmarked, with images of Apache, Hopi, Seminole, Sioux, Minneconjou, and other Native Americans. They include images of Apache men at a powwow near a mud house in Yuma, Arizona; the Hopi House at the Grand Canyon; a blanket weaver at Hopi House; a street scene from Pueblo Acoma …
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Beds and Bedding Materials
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Beds and Bedding Materials forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Howard Zehr photographs of Southern Cheyenne chiefs
Photographs made by Howard Zehr in September 1991 depicting Southern Cheyenne chiefs, including Lawrence Hart, Alfrich Heap-of-Birds, Joe Antelope, Everett Wilson, Lucian Twins, and Rollin Haag. The men were photographed wearing blankets, headdresses, war medals, and a George Washington and an Andrew Jackson peace medal. The photographs were made various at …
James Rumsey Bill
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
A bill, June 21, 1786, from William Hartshorne and Company to James Rumsey for Potomac Company, regarding rum, gunpowder, blanketing, and hats. A bill or a receipt? It's signed by Rumsey.