Henry Bascom Collins films of Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Ford, James Alfred, 1911-1968
Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog …
MS 333 Vocabulary of the Aglemiut Eskimo of Bristol Bay, Alaska
Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). Original recorded in Comparative Vocabulary of Indian Languages; copy on plain ruled paper. Copy of the above by George Gibbs. No date. Manuscript Document. 2 pages.
MS 338-c Chukchee Vocabularies
Vocabularies collected by the expedition team at the sites called Yerigen (Yergin, Yarga on Arakamchechen Island) and Siqluk (Chak-lock, on the nearby Yttygran Island) respectively, off the Glasenap Harbor, Senyavin Strait, west side of Bering Strait. Yergin/Yarga and Siqluk/Chak-lock are about 2 miles apart.
MS 331 Vocabulary of the Eskimo of Kuskokwim River, Norton Bay, Alaska
Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858 and Manuscript Letter Signed, Furuhjelm to Gibbs, 10/22 November, 1959, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). It was evidently transmitted with the latter. Copy of the above by George Gibbs. No date. Manuscript document. 2 pages.
This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the …
MS 1224 Vocabulary of Plover Bay Indians, with transmittal letter, Asaph Hall to William H. Dall
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
Joli Morgan films of Kasigluk
Footage shot in the Yupik village of Kasigluk, Alaska and adjacent locations along the Johnson River in spring of 1968 or 69. Footage includes various scenes of everyday village life such as ice fishing during the spring, catching and preparation of salmon, and inside village houses. Film equipment and film purchased under …
Carol Zane Jolles papers
426 Sound cassettes
The Carol Zane Jolles papers document her research conducted among the Yup'ik and Inupiaq communities of St. Lawrence Island, Wales, and Little Diomede Island from approximately 1982-2004. Jolles interviewed residents (with a focus on village elders) in English, Yup'ik, and Inupiaq about their lives, traditions, and village histories. The collection contains audiovisual recordings, transcripts, correspondence, research project notes and papers, maps, charts, diagrams, drawings, and publications.
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Henry Bascom Collins and St. Lawrence Island dancers
5 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Group portraits of Henry Bascom Collins and a St. Lawrence Island dance group, made by a Smithsonian photographer on June 22, 1982. The photographs were taken at the opening of the "Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo" exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History.
Photograph of Henry Bascom Collins at Cape Kialegak
The collection consists of a photograph depicting Henry Bascom Collins removing loose surface dirt at an excavation site at Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.