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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS76607
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Grainger, George
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4765
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transparencies are of Tlingit rock shelter or cave burials, probably 18th century or earliier, on the shores of an island in South East Alaska near Ketchikan.

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Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
January 15, 1881
Size:
18 Pages
2 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2389
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Description of mortuary customs of the Akaskan Indians on Prince of Wales Islands and Tongass, southwestern Alaska, and two drawings of which Swan was an eye witness during his cruise on the U. S. Revenue Steamer Oliver Wolcott in the summer of 1875.

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Creators:
Eaton (photographer and/or collector)
Dates:
ca. 1906
Size:
20 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4579
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Subjects: Chilkat Indians, surveyors' camp on Chilkat River, Alaska, and geological and scenic views in Chilkat Valley, Alaska, made and/or collected by a Mr Eaton. U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, apparently in connection with a boundary survey, ca. 1906.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS87827
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Signed with monogram "h" (probably mark of lithographer, "A. Hoen & Co. Lith., Baltimore"). Plate I Tribe-Malemiut "Mahlemute-Man and Woman" Published Plate Number III. Plate III Tribe-Kuskwogmiut "Kuskokvegmute--Male Summer Dress" Published Plate Number IV. Plate III Tribe-Kuskwogmiute "Beluga Hunter and Dwellings--Lower Kuskokvim, Alaska Publishe...

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Niblack, Albert P. (Albert Parker), 1859-1929
Barnett, George
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Gould, J. Loomis
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Dates:
ca. 1885-1889
Size:
1 Portfolio
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4513
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concern Indians of the Northwest Coast, mainly Tlingit and Haida.

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Creators:
Allen, George V.
Dates:
circa 1860-1935
Size:
67 Lantern slides
26 Negatives (glass)
10 Negatives (nitrate)
6 Autochromes (photographs)
50 Stereographs (circa 50 printed stereographs, halftone and color halftone)
1,000 Stereographs (circa, albumen and silver gelatin (some tinted))
239 Prints (circa 239 mounted and unmounted prints, albumen (including cartes de visite, imperial cards, cabinet cards, and one tinted print) and silver gelatin (some modern copies))
96 Prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
21 Postcards (silver gelatin, collotype, color halftone, and halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to Native Americans or frontier themes, including portraits, expedition photographs, landscapes, and other images of dwellings, transportation, totem poles, ceremonies, infants and children in cradleboards, camps and towns, hunting and fishing, wild west shows, food preparation, funeral customs, the US Army and army posts, clif...

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Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1907-1959 (some earlier)
Size:
683 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harrington was a Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist involved in the study of over one hundred American tribes. His speciality was linguistics. Most of the material concerns California, southwestern, northwestern tribes and includes ethnological, archeological, historical notes; writings, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, biological specimens, and other types of documents. Also of concern are general linguistics, sign language, writing systems, writing machines, and sound recordings machines. There is also some material on New World Spanish, Old World languages. In addition, there are many manuscripts of writings that Harrington sketched, partially completed, or even completed but never published. The latter group includes not only writings about anthropological subjects but also histories, ranging from a biography of Geronimo to material on the history of the typewriter. The collection incorporates material of Richard Lynch Garner, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. In his field work, Harrington seems sometimes to have worked within fairly firm formats, this especially being true when he was "rehearing" material, that is in using an informant to verify and correct the work of other researchers. Often, however, the interviews with informants (and this seems to have been the case even with some "rehearings") seem to have been rather free form, for there is a considerable intertwining of subjects. Nevertheless, certain themes frequently appear in his work, including annotated vocabularies concerning flora and fauna and their use, topography, history and biography, kinship, cosmology (including tribal astronomy), religion and philosophy, names and observations concerning neighboring tribes, sex and age division, material culture, legends, and songs. The fullness of such materials seems to have been limited only by the time Harrington had to spend with a goup and the knowledge of his informants.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-1960s
1840s-1960s
Size:
18,000 Items (ca. 18,000 items)
18,000 Items (ca. 18,000 items)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collections consists mostly of original and copy prints. There are also some negatives, artwork, photographs of artwork, and printed materials. Included is a large miscellany of ethnological, historical, and some archaeological subjects collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology from a wide variety of sources. To these have been added some p...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-circa 2015
Size:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.

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