J. Percy (John Percy) Moore Papers
The papers of John Percy Moore document his research on leeches. They include correspondence concerning the identification of specimens, his field research on Indian land leeches, and his work on the biological control of leeches. Also included are research notes, photographs, field notes, drawings, specimen lists, and manuscripts from his …
MS 51 Ojibwa Personal Names
Consists of series of 320 and 832 names. Includes 320 names, Otter Tail Band, Otter Tail Lake, Minnesota. Also includes 832 names, Leech Lake Band, Leech Lake, Minnesota.
Donald A. Hall Interview
This collection consists of audio recordings and a transcript of an interview conducted by telephone with Donald A. Hall in 1967. The interviewer is Tom Leech who was working on behalf of the San Diego Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). During the interview, Hall discusses his …
Huron H. Smith photograph collection
11 Copy negatives
This collection includes photographs made by Huron H. Smith during his ethnobotanical studies among Native communities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota between 1921 and 1924. These include photographs made among the Menominee (Menomini), Minnesota Chippewa [Mille Lacs and Leech Lake], Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin], Ho-Chunk (Winnebago), Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox) on the Mesquakie Indian Settlement in Tama, Iowa.
MS 83 Comparative vocabulary of Hoopa (Noh-tin-oah) and Klamath (Sa-ag-its)
Vocabulary recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Also letter of transmittal to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Camp Gaston, California. August 14, 1870. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. Baird, Sprncer F. Letter to George Gibbs, forwarding the vocabulary and the letter of transmittal. Washington, D. C. September 3, 1870. Autograph letter signed. 1 page.
Letter from Homer Saint-Gaudens and clippings
Short, affectionate letter from museum director Homer Saint-Gaudens in Vermont to his "Aunt Genie," (Eugenie Homer Emerson), 1909, thanking her for her letter, mentioning he's sorry she'll be so far away as East Providence, and closing by saying, "There is no special news here ...". Clippings relate to sculpture by Homer's father …
Selected art related documents from the David McNeely Stauffer Collection
Primarily letters of artists collected by Stauffer relating to the text of "Westcott's History of Philadelphia, 1609-1829." Among the letters are those from: Peter Du Poncuau to Mr. Wertmuller, May 16, 1803; Robert Fulton to Messrs. West and Swift, Jan. 13, 1772, to W. McLane, April 27, 1813, and to an unknown person relating to a sale …
Cartes de visite portraits of nineteenth century artists
William S. & Alfred Martien (Firm)
A collection of 176 cartes de visite or photographic portraits of various American, British, and European artists active during the second half of the 19th century, assembled by an unidentified previous owner and housed in a commercially-produced blank album.The photographs originate from a number of different photography studios, including Bayard & Bertall, Bingham, Matthew Brady, Carjat & Cie., H.G. DeBurlo, Disdéri, Franck, F. Joubert, McLean & Co., Mayer & Pierson, Ernst Milster, Nadar, Pierre Petit, Ch. Reutlinger, Richards, and others.
Josephine Sloan Armstrong family photographs
This collection contains 4 photographs that depict Josephine Sloan Armstrong (Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]) and her family circa 1908-1920.
Albert Clanton Spaulding papers
Spaulding, Albert C. (Albert Clanton), 1914-1990
The Albert Clanton Spaulding Papers consist of correspondence, field project data, manuscripts, and teaching notes documenting his work at the University of Michigan, University of California Santa Barbara, the National Science Foundation, and field work at the Arzberger Site and Agattu.