MS 3323 Material relating to Indian bridges of Maryland and Virginia; also Delaware and North Carolina
Consists of general introduction and typed summary for each site, written ca. 1934-36; revisions and corrections of the introduction and for some site reports, completed 1956; notes and transcripts from, and photostats of land grants; annotated printed maps and sketch maps and plats; negatives and photographs of bridge localities; correspondence.
E. Lucas Bridges photographs from Tierra del Fuego
This collection includes 10 copy negatives of E. Lucas Bridges photographs from Tierra del Fuego in Argentina made between 1900 and 1910. Bridges was the son of an Anglican missionary and grew up among the Selk'nam (Ona) indigenous people at the southernmost tip of South America. Bridges published The Uttermost Part of the Earth in 1949 documenting his family's experiences in Tierra del Fuego.
MS 502 The Caranchua tribe and language taken down from the recollection of Mrs. Alice W. Oliver
Oliver, Alice Williams (Bridges), 1828-1889
Contents: MS 502-a Linguistic and ethnological material on the Karankawa tribe, "taken down from the recollection of Mrs Alice W. Oliver, at Lynn Massachusetts, in November, 1888." Approximately 71 pages in notebook. ("Karankawa" printed on edge of binding. MS 502-b A report on the information, 4 pages, accompanied by letter of transmittal to …
Neil Merton Judd photographs relating to Cummings expeditions to Utah and Arizona
Photographs made by Neil Merton Judd documenting expeditions and sites in Utah and Arizona, including Augusta Bridge, Rainbow Bridge, Monument Valley, and Navajo Mountain. The photographs also include images of expedition parties from the University of Utah expedition to White Canyon in 1907 (including members Byron Cummings, Dr. E. L. Hewitt …
Copy photograph of Zane Grey and Nasja Begay
Collection consists of a copy print depicting Zane Grey and Nasja Begay seated on a rock. The photograph was likely made in May 1913, on the trail to Rainbow Bridge.
MS 2008-14 Wax cylinder recordings of Native American songs and dances, ca. 1910
This collection is comprised of thirteen (13) original recordings of American Indian songs and dances, recorded on two-minute Edison Blanks wax cylinders. Eight of the cylinders are in pristine condition. Two are cracked and cannot be played. Contents are marked on individual cylinders in pencil or black ink: 1) The last Owl …
Henry Grattan Tyrrell and Mary Maude Knox Tyrrell Papers
Tyrrell, Mary Maude Knox
Manuscripts, correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks documenting the career of Henry Grattan Tyrrell, an early-twentieth-century civil engineer and bridge builder who was also a prolific self-published author of hundreds of journal articles and several books. Subjects include aesthetic bridge design, history of bridges, design of movable bridges, and the economical design of factories, shops, and mill buildings.
George S. Morison Collection
The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.
Neil Merton Judd papers
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
La Gorce, John Oliver, 1880-1959
The papers of Neil Merton Judd, archeologist and curator in the Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum, were deposited in the National Anthropological Archives at various times during the 1960's and 1970's. Much of Judd's own material was produced as part of his official duties and lie within the public domain. The collection occupies fourteen linear feet of shelf space.
In Search of the Early Americans
Shell Oil Company
Edited film produced by the Shell Oil Company in consultation with the Smithsonian Department of Anthropology. Film presents the theory that a prehistoric land bridge existed between Seward Peninsula and Siberia allowing the migration of man to North America. Animated scenes depict the formation of glaciers and the subsequent fall …