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Creators:
Henderson, John G. (John Greene), 1837-1912
Dates:
undated
Size:
400 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2603
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

List of manuscripts: Mysterious Attributes of the Serpent. Notes on Tribal Names. Ancient names, Geographical, tribal and personal, in the Mississippi Valley. Notes on Superstitions. Notes on Pre-historic man. Extinct and fossil mammals of the Mississippi Valley. Notes on Hunting, Fishing, etc. as practiced by the savage races of the world. Estimat...

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Creators:
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888
Plunket, James
Dates:
1858
Size:
92 Sheets
1 Item (black portfolio )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3146A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Drawings of antique objects found in mounds, tombs, and ancient cities of America, arranged, classified and described by Dr. Davis. Material also includes typed list of drawings and notes - 10 pages. Five deteriorating acetate negatives that originally came with the collection have been discarded. Four were copy negatives of some of the drawings. T...

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Creators:
Myer, William Edward, 1862-1923
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Dates:
December 7, 1921
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2918
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the production of "The Mississippi: River of Song." Better known as "River of Song," this project combined a television series, radio series, and 2-disc compact disc. The project as a whole explores the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the twentieth century through live performances and intimate ...

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Creators:
Central Film Service
Dates:
1924-1946
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1247
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Central Film Service Collection consists of more than 100 filmstrips made between 1924 and 1946. Made primarily for business use, the bulk of the collection describes and promotes products, industries, associations, and governmental agencies. Adults were the intended audience. Related scripts and audio recordings do not exist.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1995-1998
Size:
48.5 cu. ft. (45 record storage boxes) (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the production of "The Mississippi: River of Song." This project combined a television series, radio series, and compact disc (CD) set. The project as a whole explores the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the twentieth century through live performances and intimate discussions with musicians ...

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
1908-1931
Size:
63 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4199
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: "The Magic Dogs." Chitimacha text with interlinear literal English translation and interlinear running English translation. Autograph document. 46 pages. Text with interlinear English translation . Typescript document with A. notations. 7 pages. "Story of u-st' upu." Chitimacha text. Autograph document. 1 page. Chitimacha text with interl...

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Creators:
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843
Dates:
circa 1838-1839
Size:
0.6 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This material appears to be the product of J. N. Nicollet's 1838-1839 expedition to explore the triangle of land bordered by Canada and the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. It includes botanical and geographical observations.

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Creators:
Sarony & Major, lithographers
Dates:
circa 1848
Size:
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A photograph of a lithograph depicting American Indians and the Hopewell geometric eathworks in Marietta. The lithograph, which is entitled "Ancient Works, Marietta, Ohio," was based on a painting by Charles Sullivan.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Gurny, John ?
Dates:
ca. 1907-1911
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4144
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also autograph document, 6 pages. Includes: Notes on pottery, baskets, implements, stars and constellations, tribal subdivisions, chiefs, medicine, burials, beliefs and taboos, month names, names of other tribes, personal names, clan names, relationship terms, place names, Natchez counting. Text, "The Snake and the Moon," mentions Nancy Taylor.

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