Query: Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
MS 3889 Annotated copy of "Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indians" and related notes
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3889
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Memoranda of critical notes on "Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indians," by Alanson Skinner (Bulletin Pub. Museum of Milwaukee, 1923).

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MS 7447 Letters to George Bird Grinnell
Creators:
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Dates:
October 29 and November 13, 1924
Size:
5 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7447
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns the origin of the Dream Dance, relations between Skinner and Truman Michelson over the former's reports on the matter, and questions of the honesty of certain Tama Fox who were Michelson's informants and Skinner's own informants.

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Alanson Buck Skinner photograph collection
Creators:
Van Schaick, C.J.
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Smith, Huron H. (Huron Herbert), 1883-1933
Dates:
circa 1870 to before 1926
Size:
454 Negatives (photographic)
99 Photographic prints (black and white)
5 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.036
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Tribes covered in the photographs are: Arapaho, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Iowa, Iroquois, Mahican, Menomini, Ojibwa, Oto, Plains Cree, Potawatomi, Seminole, Seri, Shinnecock, Sioux, Winnebago, Zuni Pueblo. The majority of photographs (552) have Skinner listed as the photographer and presumably are photographs he took on his expeditions. However, 104 photos are of the Seminole in Florida. According to Dennis P. Carey's biography of Skinner (Unpublished? 1980) Julian Q. Dimock, a well-known photographer, accompanied him on his expedition to the Seminole in Florida; how many of the photos were taken by Dimock is unknown, but he is listed as the photographer for 23 of them. Skinner's other photographs are of the Seneca Iroquois in New York; the Zuni Pueblo and Hawikku site; several tribes in Wisconsin; the Chippewa in Minnesota; and miscellaneous shots taken in Canada, Costa Rica, Florida and New York. Two photographs of the Mahican were taken by Huron H. Smith (1923) and two of the Winnebago were taken by C.J. Van Schaick (c. 1870). The remaining photographs have no photographer listed but were in Skinner's collection of photographs and are of varying tribes with dates ranging from 1909 to 1923.

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in NMAI.AC.001.036 for Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
MS 3941 Materials assembled by Hewitt for preparation of articles in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 and for replies to inquires from the public
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Bogaskie, F.
MacKinley, W. E. W., Captain
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3941
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript …

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Hendricks-Hodge Hawikku Expedition photograph collection
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1917-1923
Size:
1122 Negatives (photographic)
250 Photographic prints
4.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.042
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes negatives and prints created between 1917 and 1923 during the Hendricks-Hodge Hawikku (Hawikuh) archaeological expedition on the A:shiwi (Zuni) Reservation in New Mexico. The expedition which was sponsored by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, was one of the most extensive archaeological projects conducted at the time. Photographs in this collection were shot by Alanson B. Skinner, Frederick Webb Hodge, Edwin Francis Coffin, George Hubbard Pepper, Jesse L. Nusbaum, Donald Cadzow, and Victor Schindler. Many of the photographs in this collection have been restricted due to cultural sensitivity.

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in NMAI.AC.001.042 for Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1647
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Items have been tentatively identified and individually cataloged. Subjects include Hewitt, J. N. B.; Cushing, Frank H.; Powell, Johns Wesley; Hemenway, Mrs. August; Sapir, Edward; Hodge, F. W.; Radin, Paul; Kroeber, Alfred; Michelson, Truman; Fewkes, J. W.; Skinner, Alanson; Indian interest groups; Parker, Arthur C.; McGee, W. J. ; Swanton, J …

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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
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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Downtown Gallery records
Creators:
Downtown Gallery
Dates:
1824-1974
bulk 1926-1969
Size:
109.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Downtown Gallery date from 1824 to 1974 (bulk 1926-1969) and measure 109.56 linear feet. The records present a comprehensive portrait of a significant commercial gallery that operated as a successful business for more than forty years, representing major contemporary American artists and engendering appreciation for early American folk art. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection dating circa 1970 of a single financial/legal document.

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Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
1878-1965
Size:
245 Linear feet ((375 boxes and 10 map drawers))
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0155
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records in this collection embody the administrative functions of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1879 to 1965. The collection consists of correspondence, card files, registers, official notices, annual and monthly work reports, research statements, research proposals, grant applications, personnel action requests, notices of personnel action, meeting minutes, purchase orders and requisitions, property records, biographical sketches, resolutions, newspaper clippings, reviews of publications, drafts of publications, circulars, programs, pamphlets, announcements, illustrations, cartographic materials, photographic prints, photographic negatives, bibliographies, and reprinted publications.

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Department of Anthropology records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-circa 2015
Size:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.

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