Extracted from Lewis H. Morgan, Ancient Society, H. Holt & Company, N. Y., 1877, page 153.
This collection, which probably began to be assembled in the 1930s, comprises an information file on turtles, containing a high proportion of visual material: chiefly photographs (often only negatives) and graphic illustrations, many in watercolor. Several of these are by illustrator Antonio Zeno Shindler, and one is by Spencer F. Baird. ...
Story of Snapping Turtle in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Also includes one legend of Snapping Turtle, 1 page. (incomplete- page missing).
Fraction of text is missing.
This accession consists of the curatorial records of Leonhard Stejneger, Curator, 1889-1943, and Doris M. Cochran, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1927-1968. These materials pertain to their studies on the Chelydra genus of snapping turtles. Included are correspondence, memoranda, research notes, and photographs of specimens...
Studio portrait of man dressed in a suit with beaded cowl marked with "Hosannageda" and "Turtle Tribe." Handwritten on mount: souvenir of June 23rd, 1908.