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Dates:
1955
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4478
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Extracts concerning the Jivaro Indians of Zamora and brief vocabulary of their language from a manuscript volume by a priest, José Maria Blanco, 1841. Copy by Dr. Tom Zuidema, Curator, Ryksmuseum Volderkunde, Leiden, Holland, 1955, from original in possession of Sr. Jorge Garcés, paleographer of the Archivo del Municipio de Quito.

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Creators:
Schreter, A. Harvey
Dates:
circa 1985
Size:
1 audio cassette: 90 minutes
18 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schrete...

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Creators:
Beatty, Donald Croom, 1900-1980
Dates:
undated
Size:
88 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7315
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes diary entries, letters, word lists, and notes. Although the material was sent to the archives as "field notes on the Jivaro collection of Donald C. Beatty, 1931, accession 341,779, catalog 420,836-421,072," it actually includes historical data and data on nonmaterial aspects of Jivaro life. Regarding the Indians, it has information on cust...

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Creators:
Archivo General de Indias
Dates:
undated
Size:
47 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4328
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relate to the Jivaro country. 1585.

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Creators:
Beatty, Donald Croom, 1900-1980
Carmichael, Mary Alice Beatty
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Dates:
ca. 1978
Size:
75 Pages
1 Map
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7124
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The artifacts were collected in the Oriente de Ecuador. The inventory includes a brief preface by Beatty and two lists compiled by Carmichael under Beatty's supervision and depending reportedly in part on Beatty's memory. One list is arranged by type of artifact and the descriptions are very brief. The second list is arranged by photograph number a...

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Creators:
Beatty, Donald Croom
Dates:
circa 1931
Size:
9 negatives (nitrate)
150 copy prints (circa)
237 negatives (acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs depicting of South American Indians, made during Donald Croom Beatty's South American expedition. It includes images of Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as their boats, houses and villages. Additional photographs depict members of the expedition and the Amazon River.

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Creators:
Verrill, John, 1904-1933
Dates:
circa 1931
Size:
25 Items (2.5 linear inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1998-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection consists of the papers of John Verrill and is comprised of ethnographic notes on the Jivaro (23 leaves), a report entitled "Results of Preliminary Survey of the Archeology and Ethnology of the Atrato Valley of Colombia, South America" (28 leaves), 5 maps of grave fields, 47 black-and-white photographs (apparently Cuna Indians, plus ...

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Dates:
1979
Size:
29 slides
6 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a ceremony and reception honoring Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Beatty with a James Smithson Society membership and medal for their donation of a Jivaro collection. The event took place in the office of the director of the National Museum of Natural History on October 12, 1979. The photographs were likely made by the Department of ...

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector
Dates:
1949-1960
Size:
2 copy prints
153 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ru...

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Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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