Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers
These papers document much of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn (WEW), the greater part of it spent on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution as a curator at the National Museum of American History and as director of the Office of American Studies. The papers include correspondence, draft and …
MS 2015 Excerpts from various medical publications
Hunter, John Dunn, 1798?-1827
Contents: Medical Facts Relating to the Zuni Indians of New Mexico. (Rocky Mountain Med. Review, Colorado Springs, 1880-1, Volume I, page 162- H.C. Yarrow) An account of Medicine and Surgery as it exists among the Cree Indians. (St Louis Med. and Surg. Journal, 1885, Volume XIII, page 312-318- by a professional observer). The Healing …
MS 1583 Peoria texts
Includes biographical sketches, 8 pages; medical notes (conjuror's treatment), 2 pages; note on tanning of buckskin, 1 page; note on curing of meat, 2 pages. (Lives of the female ancestors of Sweet Linn or Wikapi, 7 pages.)
This accession consists of records which document the activities of the curatorial staff of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Subjects covered include the exhibition master plan, workshops, repatriation, exhibitions, councils, collections management, collection research, conservation treatment, budgetary matters, and research. Staff represented include Kathleen E. Ash-Milby, Assistant …
Victor Krantz photographs of David Lee Harding in dance regalia
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs depicting David Lee Harding in regalia with bustle for a Turtle Mountain Ojibwa dance. The photographs were possibly requested by the National Anthropological Archives and were made by Victor Krantz, a Smithsonian photographer.
MS 2777 Fifteen Fox stories collected by Truman Michelson
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Fifteen Fox stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, Harry Lincoln, and Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
William Abel Caudill papers
The collection consists of Japanese material, including: 1. general material on Japanese society and culture; 2. Japanese culture and personality studies; 3. Japanese medicine and psychiatry; 4. family and child rearing; 5. hospital studies; 6. autobiography of a mental patient, 7. nurses study and other material, including 8. biographical material; 9. Chippewa material; 10. study of a ward of a …
MS 4482 Various manuscripts relating to the music of Acoma and other Pueblos of New Mexico
Includes: "Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti (and Zuni) Pueblos." Typed carbon copy of unpublished manuscript, pages 241-250. This manuscript is a brief resume of F. Densmore's work wih Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti and Zuni songs and dances. No date appears on the manuscript but it could not have been written before …
MS 3261 Manuscripts relating to Winnebago music
Material includes manuscript "Winnebago Music," 362 typed pages, 50 illustrations (filed separately in original prints file, Bureau of American Ethnology File, Number 3261 part), transcriptions of 205 Winnebago songs, and 2 flute melodies (ca. 116 pages) marked "ready for publication" and submitted November 28, 1939; and original copies of 205 Winnebago songs received from the Densmore estate, ca. 1962. This …
Records of the Thunderbird Site, Warren County, Virginia
Walker, Joan M.
Thunderbird Research Corporation
This collection comprises the field and administrative records of the Thunderbird site near Front Royal in Warren Country, Virginia. The collection accompanies approximately 50,000 Paleolithic Clovis artifacts that have been formally accessioned by the Department of Anthropology, Division of Archaeology (see Accession No. 2035656) and it includes field records, notebooks, maps and …