MS 1976 Correspondence with Warren K. Moorehead and Carl E. Guthe concerning earthworks near Neodesha, Kansas
Moorehead, Warren King, 1866-1939
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974
Copies of Herbert W. Dick photographs of excavations at Bat Cave
Copies of photographs probably made or collected by Herbert W. Dick for his 1965 book, Bat Cave. Included are images of excavations and sediment, field camp and crew, a nearby quarry site, a building in Horse Springs, and projectile points and baskets found at Bat Cave in New Mexico. Depicted individuals …
MS 4385 Photograph of a carved head
United States Civil Conservation Corps
Item was found by Mr. Woolsey, foreman of a group of Civilian Conservation workers, along the Illinois and Michigan Canal, just east of Marseilles, Illinois. The Head is now at Camp Marseilles, Marseilles, Illinois, in the care of Mr. Battershill.
This accession consists of a reference set of Ars Orientalis, a peer-reviewed, annual volume of scholarly articles on the art and archaeology of Asia, the ancient Near East, and the Islamic world that is jointly published by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the University …
Bruce Smith papers
The papers of Bruce Smith contain materials relating to research, lectures, publications, and conferences as well as his NMNH administrative files. Present in the collection are field materials relating to Smith's work at the Gypsie Joint site in Ripley County, Missouri. His research files also include data and photos of …
Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest
1 Print (platinum)
18 Prints (silver gelatin)
38 Prints (albumen)
Photographs relating to archeology, most of which were made by Bureau of American Ethnology photographers and ethnologists. Much of the collection consists of photographs by Cosmos and Victor Mindeleff of Southwest pueblos. Images depict mounds and excavations (including Grant Mound in Pennsylvania and additional mounds in West Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana …
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers document their research and professional activities from 1946-2012 and primarily deal with their archaeological and anthropological research in South America. Their work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and their frequent collaboration with other researchers and professional organizations is also represented. In addition, this collection contains detailed records on South American research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution from the 1950s through the 2010s. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, correspondence, maps and charts, and administrative files.
Robert Francis Maher papers
6.38 Linear feet (13 boxes)
Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.
Archaeology reports and related material collection
With the passage of federal environmental and cultural heritage legislation during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, archaeological investigations were required before federal land could be disturbed for construction projects. Reports of these investigations, often conducted by archaeological contactors, were generally published in processed rather than printed form. The multiliths, electrostats, dittographs, and so …
Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr., and Edwin N. Wilmsen's papers concerning the Lindenmeier Site, Larimer County, Colorado
Wilmsen, Edwin N.
6.5 Linear feet
The collection contains material of both Roberts and Wilmsen and consists of 1. copies of Roberts' notes (including notes of John Cotter, 1935), 1934-1940; 2. subject file; 3. manuscripts; 4. data sheets; 5. illustrations; 6. computer tape of book; 7. computer printouts on artifacts; 8. illustrations and mounted photographs; 9. newspaper with article on Roberts, 1940; 10. photographs. Please note that the contents …