Studio portrait of a Crow delegation and government officials in Washington, DC, in 1880. Depicted individuals include: Old Crow; Medicine Crow; Long Elk; Plenty Coos; Pretty Eagle; Two Belly; A. M. Quivey (Non-Native), Interpreter; Augustus R. Keller (Non-Native), Agent; Thomas Stewart (Non-Native), Interpreter
Letter concerns a medicine shield of the Crow Indian White Bird (died around 1829).
Letter of transmittal from Laslow, July 14, 1899, filed with Manuscript number 1782.
"on the rehabilitation of the Crow Indians under the leadership of Robert Yellowtail, who is attempting to build a new Indian empire in Southwestern Montana."
There are 6 prints of Crow Indians by F. A. Rinehart, Omaha, 1900, and photographic prints (11) of Chippewa (?) by Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, no date.
Approximately 165 words in each language recorded on a printed "Comparative Vocabulary" form.
Also includes 14 page correspondence regarding the sale of the dictionary, May 12, 1899-March 23, 1903. The manuscript includes some words (designated in red) copied from another Manuscript by a Mr. Blankinsheep, a professor at a California University in 1982, who apparently did fieldwork among the Crow.
Approximately 190 words recorded in a copy of Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary 170.
Photograph depicting Chief Plenty Coups and John W. Scally at Pryor, Montana. John W. Scally holds a flag with Plenty Coups' name on it (spelled "Plenty Coos").