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Creators:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Dates:
circa 1880-1910
Size:
35 mounted prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.169
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the photographs document Mayan reliefs and hieroglyphics at ancient sites, including Chichen Itza, Palenque, and Yaxchilan. Additional photographs depict items in the Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico, including a necklace, the Stone of Tizoc, and a stone altar disk to Tlaltecuhtli. The collection includes photographs made by Alv...

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953
Dates:
1933
Size:
1 Item (box )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2468
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents (page Numbers refer to pages in Bureau of American Ethnology-B 127): typescript for pages i-v and 1-10; "Vocabulary of San Francisco Solano Mission Indians" (autograph document by Herbert E. Bolton with A. notations by Swanton, 1 page.), page 54; ["Additional Coahuilteco Words from the Mission Records"] (autograph document, 1 slip), page 5...

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
1879
Size:
146 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A collection of ethnographic and linguistic notes from diverse sources, aiming at an understanding of problems of reading Mayan hieroglyphic characters. Most of the notes cover Mayan vocabulary and glyphs, but Gatschet ranges almost at random over other data, ethnographic and linguistic, that may have caught his interest. He touches on the Maya cal...

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Creators:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
Steinen, Karl von den, 1855-1929
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2205
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Willard, Celeste N.
Delgadito, Chief
Dates:
May, 1869
Size:
14 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS99
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Vocabulary recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary, 12 pages, and an added sheet of ruled paper, 2 pages. Includes letter of transmittal without salutation. Fort Union, New Mexico. July 24, 1869. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages.

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Creators:
Teriananda, 1947-
Dates:
1972 - 1999
Size:
0.83 Linear Feet (2 archival boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.009
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Teriananda Papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain writings authored by Teriananda, as well as various position papers, news articles, flyers, correspondence, and group newsletters that represent the political activities she participated in on behalf of Native American and other indigenous peoples.

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Moorehead, Warren King, 1866-1939
Phillips, H. C.
Dates:
undated
Size:
60 items (ca. 60 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1930
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents of the Mooney peyote files prepared by David F. Aberle. May 2, 1952. Bureau of American Ethnology file number 1930, Peyote. James Mooney. One bound book (100 pages) mottled cover 10 x 15", containing notes on Peyote, about 60 of which have notes. Comments by David F. Aberle. No date in book. Handwriting unclear, many abbreviations, pencil ...

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Creators:
Saussure, Henri de, 1829-1905
Dates:
undated
Size:
11 Items (tracings )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3223
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript relates the history of events in the 11th century dealing with the Lords of Tututepec. It was used as proof of ownership in a land dispute, and apparently at this time various figures were erased from the manuscript. (See historical note attached to tracings).

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Creators:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894
Dates:
1849-1902
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
41.29 Linear feet (22 boxes, 29 folders, 3 mounted drawings, and 3 rolled items)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2372
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.

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Creators:
Snake, Reuben, 1937-1993
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
1.25 Linear Feet (3 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.012
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Reuben A. Snake, Jr. Papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain writings, correspondence, biographical materials, and written materials relating to the Native American Church which document the literary and political activities of this Winnebago tribal leader.

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