In Swanton's handwriting (mostly in pencil, and rather faint): (1) Notes on songs. 80 pages. Refers to "Roll Nos." I-XLI; possibly related to cylinder recordings ? (2) Myths: How the Raven Beat the Devil, How the Badger Came to Have Four Toes, How There came to Be Mosquitoes. 4 pages, typed. (3) Vocabulary notes and other miscellaneous notes. Disor...
Believed to have been taken at time of the Alaska-Canada boundary survey, 1909-10 and postcards collected at the same time.
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.
Numerals, 1 to 20, etc. Also 7 words and sentences.
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.
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.
Shows scenery and a village in the Tlingit area of southern Alaska, near Juneau.
Includes 1 printed U. S. Coast and Geodetic Chart, Number 8102, "Southeast Alaska, Hecate Strait to Etolin Island," June, 1920, annotated with key numbers for geographic names listed in text.
The source of the terms is not given.