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Creators:
Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979
Dates:
1919-2015, undated
Size:
9 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1389
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This refence collection was assembled to assist in writing a biography of the Reverend Mr. Charles E. Coughlin. The collection contains books, booklets, published sermons, published lectures, pamphlets and other printed materials. Of these, 57 were written by Coughlin. The remainder of the materials relate to him directly or have chapters or passa...

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Dates:
1955
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4478
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Extracts concerning the Jivaro Indians of Zamora and brief vocabulary of their language from a manuscript volume by a priest, José Maria Blanco, 1841. Copy by Dr. Tom Zuidema, Curator, Ryksmuseum Volderkunde, Leiden, Holland, 1955, from original in possession of Sr. Jorge Garcés, paleographer of the Archivo del Municipio de Quito.

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Creators:
Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 mounted prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4671
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photos are of Walking Shooter (Hunkpapa), of Mr Goewey, Jesuit priest at Fort Buford, North Dakota, and of a group of unidentified Indian Women; one print dated 1869, others not dated. Prints are of carte de visite size.

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Creators:
Gjording, Chris N., 1943-1993
Dates:
1966-1991
bulk 1977-1991
Size:
6.34 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 1 cassette tape, and 37 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Chris Gjording primarily document his research and activities in Central America, particularly his research on the Guaymíes and the Cerro Colorado copper mining project in Chiriquí, Panama. Materials pertaining to Panama include Gjording's field notes (portions of which are missing due to severe insect infestation); photographs; reference materials he collected; and his writings, which include his articles, dissertation, and drafts of his dissertation revised for publication. In addition to his work in Panama are his field notes and photographs from his research on campesino communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Gjording also kept subject files on Latin American countries, focusing on the poor and oppressed and the social and political climate. His writings on those subjects are present in the collection and include a draft of his unpublished paper on peasant uprising in El Salvador and issues of Informacciónes, the Spanish-language newsletter that Gjording published and wrote articles for in Honduras. The collection also contains correspondence and notes relating to his visits to the Guatemalan Indian refugee camps in Los Lirios and Maya Balam in Quintana Roo in Mexico. In addition, the collection contains some of his correspondence with his mentor Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, whom he refers to as "RF" in his notes. The collection also contains computer disks with chapters in Spanish from Falla's book on Ixcán, possibly Masacres de la selva: Ixcán, Guatemala (1992).

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Creators:
Delmas, Siméon, 1862-1939
Wallace, Earle Sessions
Dates:
n.d
Size:
12 Pages (original)
18 Pages (translation)
1 Page (note)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7554
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns reasons for the great reduction of people inhabiting the islands by a resident Catholic priest. The original is in French. It is accompanied by a translation into English and a copy of a diary entry concerning an encounter with Pere Simeon by Earle Sessions Wallace in 1933,including a reference to the original document.

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Creators:
Hartmann, M. R. C.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3741
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes numerals 1-8. Typed (apparently by J.N.B. Hewitt.)

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Creators:
Pemberton, John, 1928-2016
Dates:
1982-1986
Size:
769 slides (color; 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of 769 35mm color slides, dates from 1982 to 1986 and documents various Agemo festivals, a performing art of the Yoruba religion. More specifically, Pemberton photographed Agemo funeral rites at the Asu Aluwa house in Olosiwonade, Ijebu, various Agemo priests and their stools, the Odun Agemo festival, Chief Sherafusi's Odun Agemo festival in Igbile, and Egungun dancing at the palace in Oru, Ijebu.

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Creators:
Drewal, Henry John
Drewal, Margaret Thompson
Dates:
1970-1989
Size:
10,000 Slides (color)
10,617 copy slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-028
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Both Henry John Drewal and Margaret Drewal traveled to Nigeria, Ghana and Togo (West Africa) for extended periods from 1967-1986. During their trips to Nigeria they conducted research into the ritual performance, masking traditions, and traditional sacred rites of the Yoruba people as well as Mami Wata devotes of Togo, Ghana, and Nigeria. They are the co-authors of Gelede: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba (1993).Both Henry John Drewal and Margaret Drewal traveled to Nigeria, Ghana and Togo (West Africa) for extended periods from 1967-1986. During their trips to Nigeria they conducted research into the ritual performance, masking traditions, and traditional sacred rites of the Yoruba people as well as Mami Wata devotes of Togo, Ghana, and Nigeria. They are the co-authors of Gelede: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba (1993). Photographs taken by Henry John and Margaret Thompson Drewal during the 1970s and 1980s of Yoruba and Ewe art and culture.

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Creators:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4780
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes draft of manuscript "Manual Concepts..."; water color and tempera drawings of Zuni dancers; ground plans of Zuni; copies of publications by Cushing, including poems entitled "Tenatsali's Leaves;" 2 photographic portraits of Cushing; and miscellaneous photographs of Alaskan Indians.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peroute, Judge
Satterlee, John V.
Dates:
1910
Size:
76 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2797
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Menominee linguistic notes and texts from Truman Michelson's fieldwork among the Menominee in Wisconsin in 1910. He obtained texts and Menominee names for various tribes from Judge Peroute, a priest of the Grand Medicine Society. Captain John V. Satterlee of the Indian Police at Keshena served as interpreter and also provided Michelson with linguis...

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