Query: Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 7107 Catalog of ethnological specimens obtained in Alaska by E.W. Nelson
Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
1880
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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in NAA.MS7107 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 346 Eskimo-English Dictionary
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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in NAA.MS346 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 785 Sho-sho'-ni (co-co'-ni) vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages
Creators:
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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in NAA.MS785 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Edward William Nelson photograph collection relating to Indigenous peoples of Mexico
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 Indigenous people of Mexico and one image of a coffee plantation. The photographs were probably collected by Edward William Nelson during his field studies in Mexico with Edward Alphonso Goldman, 1892-1906.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.171 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 2109 Manuscript on the "Tinne tribes" of Alaska
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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in NAA.MS2109 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 7324 Draft of a resource guide to the published and unpublished materials on Edward William Nelson, collector and associate for the Smithsonian Institution, 1877-1899
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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in NAA.MS7324 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
MS 7262 Interview with Henry Bascom Collins, Jr.
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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in NAA.MS7262 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications
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. The material includes artwork by Mary Beth Chapman, Mary Wright Gill, Mary M. Hildebrant, Spencer Baird Nichols, and Antonio Zeno Shindler. Also included …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.133 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Photographs of North American geology and scenery
Dates:
1871-1912
Size:
1,195 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of geologic features and the natural environment of the American West, Alaska, and Mexico, most of which were created during government surveys and the expansion of railroads during the 1800s. There are also photographs collected and made by individuals who worked or traveled in the west. Depicted locales include Alaska …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.37 for Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans
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 Native Americans. 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 include Big …

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