MS 7052 Letter to William H. Holmes
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Letter informs him of the death of F. W. Putnam, with mailing label for Putnam Anniversary volume attached.
MS 7011 A.S. Gatschet Scrapbook
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915
Contents: Copies of Science and other publications including a poem entitled "The Scientific Scrap, or the Battle of the Bone Hunter (after Bret Harte): "The Atakapa Language," Lake Charles (Louisiana) Echo, February 14, 1885, by Gatschet; form and instructions by F.W. Putnam and Franz Boas for collecting physical anthropological data for the …
MS 2218 Pamunkey Notes
Bradby, William Terrill, 1833- (Pamunkey)
Includes Pamunkey dance song; word for "dog"; names of chiefs, 1858-1899; note about murder; and list of "Terrill Bradby papers," 1893-1899, which mentions letters from F. W. Putnam, 1893, appointing Bradby Honorary Assistant in the Department of Ethnology, and letter from O. T. Mason, 1893, acknowledging receipt of Pamunkey artifacts in USNM. Written in …
MS 7044 Scrapbook regarding excavation of McKees Rock Mounds and resulting controversy
Includes articles from several Pittsburgh newpapers that contain reports on work of F. W. Putnam, W. J. McGee, Thomas Wilson, and local archeologists.
MS 4689 Matilda Coxe Stevenson Papers
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937
Avery, Rachel Foster
Most of Stevenson's scientific notes are included as separate items in the series of numbered manuscript and the papers of John Peabody Harrington. This particular set of materials is made up of papers that passed into the hands of the executor of her estate. It consists of a miscellany of …
United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of Native American tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen …
Herbert William Krieger papers
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949
Cook, W. A.
The papers of this collection are those of Herbert William Krieger (b. 1889), archaeologist and curator of the Division of Ethnology for the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are correspondence, field notebooks, notes, administrative material, manuscripts of writings, printed matter, sketches, maps, photographs and other documents.
Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists
2 Prints (woodburytype)
42 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
18 Prints (halftone)
The collection consists of studio portraits and expedition photographs of anthropologists, administrators, scholars, and others. It includes some photographs of an Native American demonstrating sign language, possibly made during W J McGee's Seriland expedition. Photographers represented in the collection are Charles Milton Bell, A. E. Dumbie; De Lancey W. Gill …
MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923
These papers reflect the professional lives of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923), an ethnologist with the Peabody Museum of Harvard and collaborator with the Bureau of American Ethnology, and Francis La Flesche (1856-1923), an anthropologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Due to the close professional and personal relationship of Fletcher and La Flesche, their papers have been arranged jointly. The papers cover the period from 1874 to 1939. Included in the collection is correspondence, personal diaries, lectures, field notes and other ethnographic papers, drafts, musical transcriptions, publications by various authors, maps and photographs.
Paul Wayland Bartlett papers
Correspondence with family, artists, and others, 1887-1925; legal and financial documents, 1887-1925; printed materials, 1888-1925; sketches, drawings, and blueprints, undated 1916-1920; and certificates, 1915-1918.