William L. Calver slides, negatives and prints
22 Lantern slides (black and white, color.)
19 Albumen prints
129 Acetate negatives (Duplicates, black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
This collection contains 22 lantern slides in black and white and color, 129 black-and-white glass negatives and 19 albumen prints taken by William L. Calver between 1895-1936. The images primarily depict archaeological excavation sites in Inwood, New York City, and the broader New York City area. Also present are 129 duplicate acetate negatives.
Carol H. Krinsky papers
These papers consist of research materials collected and used by Professor Carol Herselle Krinsky for her book Contemporary Native American Architecture: Cultural Regeneration and Creativity.
New Deal art programs in New Jersey selected records
Approximately half the records relate to the Historical Records Survey's portrait survey, 1940-1941. The remainder are records of the Indian Site Survey, 1936-1942, a WPA program operating under the Division of Professional Service Projects, and to a lesser degree, the Public Works of Art Project, the Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture …
MS 3585 Letters from E. M. Ruttenber
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Relative to certain aboriginal words used in the valley of the Hudson River, New Jersey, Maine and Canada. Also printed article by Ruttenber on derivation of "Schenectady."
MS 7458 They walk these hills: a study of social solidarity among the racially-mixed people of the Ramapo Mountains
Concerns the racially mixed people of the Ramapo Mountains of the vicinities of Mahwah and Ringwood, New Jersey, and Hillburn, New York, that are sometimes referred to as the Jackson Whites. Considers the geographic setting, origins, race relations, family and kinship, and folk culture. Includes biographical data on informants.
Charles and Harriet Eaton photograph collection
5 Copy negatives
This collection includes photographic prints, postcards, and copy negatives acquired by Charles P. Eaton. These photographs were taken by assorted photographers from approximately 1920-1922 and include portraits shot among the Lake Superior Chippewa community in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, Ute communities in Colorado, and Sioux communities of unknown locations within the United States.
Young Productions videotape collection
This collection contains 7 Betacam videocassettes depicting the Museum of the American Indian (MAI) in New York City. The tapes were produced by JoAnn Young of Young Productions in New Jersey, circa 1984-1985, for a television series called, Only One New York on WNYC-TV.
MS 3928 English-Algonquian vocabulary on cards, compiled from information in reply to letters of inquiry
The information is secondary and lacks documentation. The cards are interfiled, but terms of the following languages are thought to be included: Abnaki, Algonkin, Arapaho, Atsina (Gros Ventres), Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Cree, Delaware, Malecite, Massachusetts Algonkin, Miami, Micmac, Mohegan, Montagnais, Montauk, Munsee, Narragansett, Nascapi, Natick, New England and New Jersey Algonkin …
John Mitchell Weldon photograph collection from New Mexico
15 Copy prints
Photographs probably made by John Mitchell Weldon while working in New Mexico. They include images of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, roads, railroads, livestock, a mine, caverns, a ranch, and Navajo and other Southwest peoples. Also included are portraits of Native Americans, which appear to be the work of a professional photographer …
Arthur W. Dow photographs of Laguna and Zuni Pueblos and cliff dwellings
Photographs made by Arthur W. Dow during a trip to Arizona and New Mexico with photographer Alvin L. Coburn. They document the Laguna and Zuni Pueblos and cliff dwellings in Walnut Canyon National Monument.