See finding aid to records of the American Ethnological Society for additional information.
Includes brief introduction and short histories of the Canadian and New York Cayugas until 1807-09. The main text is a detailed account, based mainly on primary legal and governmental sources, of the post-1870 westward migrations, settlements and subsequent factionalism of successive Cayuga groups; their long lasting, close ties with the Seneca; an...
Section of Northern Paiute (pages 11-61) contains ethnological and ethnobotanical vocabulary in Paviotso. On page 12, Powers remarks: "The words here are in the Pyramid Lake dialect."
Includes: "A preliminary report concerning an ethnohistoric investigation of the Wichita Indians of the southern plains" (230 pages); "An ethnographic investigation of the Wichita Indians of the southern plains (140 pages, meant to replace pages of the preliminary report); "A pilot study of Wichita Indian archeology and ethnohistory" (275 pages).
Contents: John Howard Payne's account of the Green Corn Dance of the Cherokee ?, from the Continental Monthly, Volume I, 1862, reprinted in the Journal of the Oklahoma Historical Society with notes by Dr J. R. Swanton. Father Augustin Davila Padilla's account of the De Luna expedition. Spanish census of the Indians in some villages of Indian refuge...
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.
Includes text and drawings, 2 sketch maps, 21 native drawings, 3 pages musical scores.
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes ma...
Photographs used to illustrate John Reed Swanton's "The Indians of the Southeastern United States" depicting American Indians of the Southeast and their dwellings, food preparation, and ceremonies.