MS 3360 A History of the Caribs
Contents: Chapter I. Eldorado and the White Sea. Chapter II. Cannibal Remains along the Coast of Guiana. Chapter III. Hieroglyphs in the Interior of Guiana. Chapter IV. The Cannibal Dutchman, etc. Chapter V. Fighting. Weapons, Poisons, etc.
MS 7295 Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to the aboriginal Indians of Dutch and British Guiana
The material includes lists, texts, brief articles, clippings, vocabularies, letters, reading notes, bibliographic notes, and maps. Much of the material has to do with natural history and geography and includes material on place names and animal names. Some of the material has no direct relation to Roth's study of Guyana …
Stephanos Stephanides videos of Hail Mother Kali
15 Videocassettes (VHS) (15 hours, color sound)
Full video record of an annual three-day Kalimai (Mother Kali) puja held in Berbice, Guyana. Footage documents various aspects of the worship of the Hindu Mother which was brought to Guyana by predominatly south Indian indentured laborers (known as Madrasi) from the mid 19th to early 20th century. In contemporary Guyana this …
Betty Bailey Lanham papers
Lanham's material consists of replies to a questionnaire related to a study of methods of enforcing behavior. Data were obtained from persons in the United States, Guyana, and Japan. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the …
MS 2963 Akawaio vocabulary from the Kamerang and Wenamu region, British Guiana
A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).
MS 3184 A Preliminary Survey of Certain Prehistoric Potteryware from the North-Western District of British Guiana
Includes many photographs and sketches. The paper generally describes the distribution of certain ceramic industries, and discusses thoroughly ceramic types and vessel styles, also figurines. Includes one hand drawn map of British Guiana, 12" x 25", showing shell mounds and middens, as well as physical features.
Hassoldt and Ruth S. Davis films
8 Linear feet
Collection consists of motion picture film outtakes, production elements, and incomplete edited films shot in Guyana and French Guiana. Collection also includes numerous photographs from the two filming projects as well as other travels and a Denis Roosevelt filmed African expedition, newspaper articles, correspondence, books, unpublished manuscripts and travel writings …
MS 2127 Manuscripts from British Guiana
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
Contents: British Guiana: Localities,= Letter I, page 1 to 41. Boundaries, Rivers, Lakes, etc.= Letter II, pages 42-75. Berbice Letter III, Pages 76-101. Indians, etc. Letter IIII, pages 101-120. Indian poisons Letter V, pages 121-137. Indian dwellings, colonial maladies. Letter VI, pages 138-162. List of words and sentences of the Caribs and Arrowauks, and their meaning in …
MS 2126 Sketches and maps of British Guiana
Holmes, J. H. H. (Joseph Henry Hendon)
Sketches are of various subjects including botanical specimens, birds, and landscapes. Includes 4 maps, 1 page birds, 2 pages fish, 1 page frogs, 21 pages botanical drawings, 7 pages ethnological drawings, 11 pages landscapes.