MS 2427-b Draft of Cushing's annual report for the year ending June 30, 1884
Describes field-work at Zuni; includes more detail than the published report.
MS 7171 Letter to William Henry Holmes
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Request for copy of Holmes's recent publication on Mexican archeology and forwards copies of Cushing's article on the arrow (The Arrow, Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, XLIV, 18950) and a newspaper account of his Florida explorations. The latter has not been found.The letter is attached to …
MS 1101 Catalog of James Stevenson's Zuni collection
In F. H. Cushing's handwriting. Includes native names of many of the specimens. Entries numbered 1-3067.
MS 1013 Members of Zuni clans
Handwritten, not Cushing's hand. Also, "Indian population of Zuni, 1618," list of clan names and number of members (?), 5 pages in same hand.
MS 3974 Manual Concepts, or Hand Made Mind; A Study of the Interaction of Hand and Mind in Culture-Growth
A typed draft of this manuscript is with the Cushing papers received in 1966 and catalogued under number 4780. Compare published paper, "Manual Concepts: A Study of the Influence of Hand-Usage on Culture-Growth," American Anthropologist, Volume 5, Number 4, October 1892, pages 289-317.
MS 3556 Letter concerning the origin of two Iroquois names
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
States that Timothy Pickering, one of Washington's Cabinet, was given the Indian name of Conne-Sante (?) and that this name means "the western slope of a hill",- both traditional. Asks whether Conne-Sante is Iroquoian. Also says that Nantasket is said to be derived from an Iroquois word, Aiayascon, meaning "a man's …
MS 1848 Correspondence relating to the division of the Key Marco collection between the Free Museum of Science and Art, Philadelphia, and the Bureau of American Ethnology
Free Museum of Science and Art
MS 2526 Manuscripts relating to archaeological sites in Florida
Several manuscripts and parts thereof, as follows: (1) Untitled manuscript, apparently a narrative account of a survey of Florida archaeological sites. 708 pages, typed on half-sheets. (2) Section of a manuscript, "Tomahawk and Calumet; Shield and Gorget." 50 pages typed on half-sheets, numbered 680-729. (3) Beginning of typescript identical with Cushingʹs published paper, "Preliminary Report on …
MS 1844-a "Key Marco Types."
Sections of a manuscript, with headings such as, "Snow Shoe," "Stellae," "Virgin Shells," "Shield," "Spider," etc.; intended order uncertain. The original handwritten drafts of nearly all of these have been located (7/67) in No. 2527, and the appropriate sections marked.
MS 2527-a First Catalogue of collection from Muck-beds in the Court of the Pile Dwellers, Key Marco, S.W. Florida
Original drafts of portions of manuscript on "Key Marco Types" (nearly all found to match with typescripts in No. 1844-a); lists of illustrations for this or a related paper; original Key Marco shipping list and packing slips.