MS 7401 Photographs with correspondence and other material regarding potential purchase of Tlingit smokehouse
The photographs include: carved thunderbird from old clan house in Klukwan; Chilkat Valley eagles; gillnet boats; drying salmon, net housefish house, and portraits of Bill Nigh, Frankie Jimmy, Tom Abbott, Cory James Mann, Mike Earl Mann, Lilly Klanott-Abbott-Nigh, George Abbott, Jeanette Abbott Mann, Brenda Mann, Victoria Mann-Angleo, Ann Abbott, Helen …
MS 7077 Copy of "The Alaska Tlingit: Where Did They Come From?"
Compilation of oral tradition--myths, legends, genealogies, and linguistic changes--relating to the origins of the Tlingit. Also includes explanation of kinship structure, including totems and taboos; and tribal organization.
Tlingit Rock Shelter transparencies
Transparencies are of Tlingit rock shelter or cave burials, probably 18th century or earliier, on the shores of an island in South East Alaska near Ketchikan.
Winter and Pond Photographs
Believed to have been taken at time of the Alaska-Canada boundary survey, 1909-10 and postcards collected at the same time.
Photographic prints of Haida and Tlingit totem poles
Volume 1: Haida. Volume 2: Tlingit. See detailed history of collection, 2 pages, and detailed descriptive list of prints, 20 pages, accompanying albums. Photographers and names indexed. Copy of list in "Guides for photo identification: Waterman" file have marks indicating indexing.
MS 2916 Panoramic photographs of Tlingit towns in southeast Alaska
On oversize mounts, as follows: Cape Fox village, 11" x 22"; Tuxekan village, 11" x 22"; Tongass, 11" x 28". See Bureau of American Ethnology Prints 1863 for major part of photographic collection, and see also file 2915 for field maps and drawings made on this trip, and file 2938 for manuscript on Tlingit geographic names.
Subjects: Chilkat Indians, surveyors' camp on Chilkat River, Alaska, and geological and scenic views in Chilkat Valley, Alaska, made and/or collected by a Mr Eaton. U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, apparently in connection with a boundary survey, ca. 1906.
MS 4823 Microfilm copy of J. R. Swanton, "Tlingit Myths and Texts (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 39, Washington, 1909)
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
With scattered Manuscript annotations by William L. Paul.
Adrienne DeArmas photographs of Tlingit village in Klukwan, Alaska
Images of streets, houses, and other buildings in Klukwan, a Tlingit village in Alaska, made on August 6, 1993. According to a description by photographer Adrienne DeArmas, the images form "a panoramic view of the Tlingit Village in Klukwan, Alaska, U.S.A. . . .The slides begin on the left-hand side of the road which …