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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
1880
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
August, 1891
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS785
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Partially filled.

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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
undated
Size:
425 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS346
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Parts I and II, Eskimo-English Dictionary. Introduction, 15 pages. Includes historical and grammatical notes.

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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
circa 1892-1906
Size:
21 prints (silver gelatin and possibly platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.171
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portraits of Mexican Indians and one image of a coffee plantation. The photographs were likely collected by Edward William Nelson during his field studies in Mexico with Edward Alphonso Goldman, 1892-1906.

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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
ca. 1880
Size:
91 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Festivals, pages 1-24; Burial customs, 25-33; Hunting, 34-38; Fishing 39-41; Physical development and character, 42-47, Customs and beliefs, 47-55; Music, 55a-b; Villages and houses, 56-59; Implements and trade, 60-61; Tales, 6-89.

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Creators:
Riggs, Anna E.
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
1979
Size:
4 Inches
2 Notebooks
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7324
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a chronology of Nelson's life, copies of and excerpts from documents concerning Nelson's activities, notes, biographical sketches by Riggs and Henry Bascom Collins, and photographs of Nelson.

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Creators:
Riggs, Anna E.
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
August 2, 1978
Size:
31 Pages
16 Pages
1 Item (tape )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7262
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes the original tape, a rough (literal) transcript, and a polished transcript. The purpose of the interview was to record information and opinions about the naturalist Edward William Nelson. The interview also involved Collins's own career, particularly his interest in the Eskimos.

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Dates:
circa 1879-1929
Size:
2,000 Items (circa 2000 paintings, drawings, and photographs)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.133
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Artwork and some photographs used to illustrate articles published in the annual reports and bulletins of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States National Museum. There are unidentified illustrations of Near Eastern costumes, prayer positions and Mexican funerary vessels, perhaps sketched by Walter Hough. The material includes artwor...

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Creators:
Tilton, Willis G.
Dates:
circa 1880-1930
bulk 1899-1904
Size:
685 Negatives (circa, glass and nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Willis G. Tilton, a dealer in artifacts and photographs relating to American Indians. Many of the photographs were made by Field Columbian Museum photographer Charles Carpenter at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904; many others were created by various photographers for Field Museum publications. Notable subjects in...

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Dates:
circa 1873-1946 and undated
Size:
5.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of papers documenting the professional career and personal life of Edward William Nelson. A smaller amount of material was created by Edward Alphonso Goldman and relates to both professional and private matters. Apparently, Goldman assumed control of Nelson's papers after the latter's death, probably for...

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