Includes catalogs, maps, photographs, and other material relating to sites in Sonoma, Napa, Alameda, and Solano, Glenn, and San Mateo counties in California; Hood River County in Oregon; and Skamania County in Washington.
The maps show the locations of sites in the Yoha Basin and near Sealey in Imperial County and in Grapevine Canyon in San Diego County.
The California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) is a nonprofit organization formed in 1992 in Woodland, California. CIBA's goal is "to preseve, promote, and perpetuate California Indian basket weaving traditions while providing a healthy physical, social, spiritual, and economic environment for basketweavers." CIBA holds an annual gathering for weavers to show their work, share techniques and stories and provide support to one another. This collection consists of 13 posters from the CIBA annual gatherings from 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2005 through 2010. There is also one poster from the California Statewide Traditional Gathering Policy. Several of these posters are signed by Deborah McConnell (Yurok/Quinault/Hoopa) who is the Northwestern California Field Director for CIBA.
Illustrating 18 unratified treaties of the California Indians.
Powers, Stephen. "The tribes of California," Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume III, 1877. Includes 4 drawings of facial tattooing, similar to but not same as figures 10-18; and original sketch of Senel (figure 19).
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: California forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
The California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1916 to 1961. Included are guest registers spanning 1927 to 1931; a Year Book 1916 of the California Art Club containing images of member artwork and essays; and eleven scrapbooks with clippings, exhibition materials, club bulletins, and place settings.
Defends Powerʹs estimates of the aboriginal population of California. Waterford, Ohio, November 3, 1876, Autograph Letter Signed, 4 pages. List of population figures for 21 California tribes, [ca. 1876.] Autograph Document, 1 page. Powell, John Wesley, Letter to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting CNAE, volume 3, and explaining his opinion ...