Also linguistic chart of Guatemala.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
The collection consists entirely of Quimby's correspondence. Correspondents include: Glenn A. Black, Douglas S. Byers, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Fay-Cooper Cole, Claude Desgoffe, Frederick H. Douglas, Gordon F. Ekholm, Charles H. Fairbanks, R. A. Gibson, Gutorm Gjessing, John M. Goggin, E. M. Greenman, Carl E. Guthe, A. Irving Hallowell, Robert F. He...
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Washington forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Obtained from informants on the Tulalip and Nisqually Reservations, including Snuqualmi Jim, Tulalip. Much of the data seems to pertain to the Snoqualmie and some to the Anohemish and the Suquamish and doubtless to other tribes. This is based on quick examination of a few volumes. MCB, 1956.
Includes plant names and notes on the way the plants were used in food, technology, medicine, and religion.
This collection contains the field work of anthropologist Barry F. Carlson regarding his linguistic study of the Salish dialects spoken by the elders at the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington State from 1969-1992. Included are 39 notebooks containing vocabularies, grammatical examples, transcripts of native texts, and line-by-line analyses of native texts; six notebooks from native Spokane speaker Pauline Flett; 147 reel tapes of Salish dialects (Spokane, Kalispel, Chewelah, and Flathead/Montana Salish); microfiche; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings; and a tape log. The majority of the notebook contents are direct transcriptions of the recordings. The collection also contains information that Carlson provided to the NAA regarding his primary consultants, Margaret Sherwood and Pauline Flett, as well as Albert Sam and Lucy Peuse, two other Spokane speakers with whom he worked.
The papers of artist, photographer, museum director, anthropologist, and writer Robert Bruce Inverarity are dated circa 1840s-1997 and measure 12.7 linear feet. Biographical information, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, art work, scrapbooks, sound recordings, printed material and photographs are found within the papers. They document Inverarity's work as Director of the Federal Art Project in Seattle and Director of the Art and Craft Project for the State of Washington, as well as his other professional work. Nineteenth century material consists of a Japanese print, printed material, and photographs.
The collection consists of one bound photograph album, 1883-1884, documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Snake River. The images depict machinery, piers, boats, and construction workers.