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Creators:
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Dates:
February 1864
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1357
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
1893
Size:
26 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4808
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Proof sheets corrected by J. Owen Dorsey for "Dakota Grammar, Texts, and Ethnography," CNAE IX, Washington, D.C., 1893 pages 168-192.

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Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Riggs, Thomas Lawrence, 1847-1940
Dates:
1880's
Size:
20 items (slips )
3 items (newsclippings )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS925
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains Siouian tribal divisions and migrations, one slip by Thomas L. Riggs on Dakota linguistics (utilized by James Owen Dorsey in editing CNAE IX, S.R. Riggs' "Dakota Grammar, Texts, and Ethnography," Washington, D.C., 1893). Clippings: 1880 Pine Ridge Sun Dance (printed with revisions in CNAE IX, pages 229-232), myth of the dog, the old woman,...

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Creators:
Turner, William W. (William Wadden), 1810-1859
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1348
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy by George Gibbs of the phonetic system used by Turner in his comments on S.R. Riggs, Dakota Grammar and Dictionary, SCK IV, Washington, D.C., 1852. Turner's comments on Riggs appear in his letter on Indian philology in Smithsonian Institutiom-AR 1851, pages 93-97.

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Tyler, Leonard
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931
Taylor, Rubin
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Dates:
1893
Size:
53 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS61
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

From Leonard Tyler - text with interlinear translation, (Muihas or the Magpie) - 3 pages (No. 5-7). From David Pendleton (Making Medicine) - words - 4 1/2 pages. (No. 13-17). From Rubin Taylor - words and sentences - 3 pages. (No. 17-20). From Indian N.E. of Agency - words, 1/2 page. (No. 21). Names of Indians at Darlington - 6 names (page No. 21)....

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Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.

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Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1875-1966
bulk 1903-1943
Size:
206.71 Linear feet (294 boxes, 138 folders, 9 rolled items, and 4 folios)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Aleš Hrdlička, curator in the Division of Physical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offer considerable insight into the development of physical anthropology in the first half of this century. The papers include honors bestowed on Hrdlička, autobiographical notes, correspondence with many of the leading anthropologists of the day, anthropometric and osteometric measurements and observations (forming most of the collection), extensive photographs of Hrdlička's field work, manuscripts, research materials, and "My Journeys" (essentially a diary Hrdlička kept of his field work). In addition, there is material of a personal nature. The papers date from 1875 to 1966, but the bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1943, the time of Hrdlička's career at the USNM.

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United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 Cubic feet (871 boxes and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

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Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Dockstader, Frederick J.
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912
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Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.

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