The Time Capsule is a vessel of Cupaloy containing objects and records of our time preserved for the people of the distant future. It is deposited fifty feet beneath the surface of the earth on the site of the Westinghouse Building at the New York World's Fair, 1939.
Illustrating 18 unratified treaties of the California Indians.
Value of the study of the languages of primitive peoples (Swanton, 3 pages), Letter from Michelson to Fewkes on the advantages of studying Native American language dated November 4, 1920 (1 pages), The value of language in ethnology (Harrington, 4 pages).
Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in the po...
Includes printed explanation of Simon's writing system in hard cover, a transmittal letter to the Smithsonian Institution , an evaluation by John P. Harrington, and transmittal slips.
Contains: Interview with Rafael Solaris concerning tubes, bone cylinders, and charm stones. Santa Barbara, California. November 28, 1886. Interview with Justo Gonales and Rafael Solaris concerning ring stones, tubes, and other objects. [Santa Barbara, California?]. January 4, 1887. Interview with Juan de Jesus concerning artifacts, houses, etc...
Photographs of hillsides and mountains with snow. They may have been made or collected in California by John Peabody Harrington.