States represented: Arizona (over half of cards), Utah, District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland.
Relates to several aspects of culture [possible emphasis on pipes, tobacco, and corn ?] collected from various sources.
Mainly concerning voyages to the New World. Cards are serially numbered except for notes in box 4 from Miscellaneous Virginia sources, with Virginia bibliography, and a series of 5 x 8 typed cards from Labat, Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de L'Amerique, Paris, 1742, Volume II.
U. S. Post Route maps with archeological sites indicated in the following states: Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, [Coastal], West Virginia, Maryland.
Contents: Notes on "miscellaneous papers relating to laws for the preservation of antiquities," 200 cards. Notes on "laws relating to the preservation of ruins and monuments and works of art of Mexico, Hesse, France, Turkey, Italy, Sweden, [and] Spain," 500 cards. "Information relating to museums. . . in foreign countries and the sums annually appr...
These papers reflect the professional lives of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923), an ethnologist with the Peabody Museum of Harvard and collaborator with the Bureau of American Ethnology, and Francis La Flesche (1856-1923), an anthropologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Due to the close professional and personal relationship of Fletcher and La Flesche, their papers have been arranged jointly. The papers cover the period from 1874 to 1939. Included in the collection is correspondence, personal diaries, lectures, field notes and other ethnographic papers, drafts, musical transcriptions, publications by various authors, maps and photographs.