MS 48 Collectanea upon the Codex Troano, terms of the Maya and other Central American languages
A collection of ethnographic and linguistic notes from diverse sources, aiming at an understanding of problems of reading Mayan hieroglyphic characters. Most of the notes cover Mayan vocabulary and glyphs, but Gatschet ranges almost at random over other data, ethnographic and linguistic, that may have caught his interest. He touches …
Photographs of Indian cliff dwellings in the State of Sonora, Mexico and photographs of rock with petroglyphs at Yaqui River, Sonora, Mexico
Voetter, Thomas W.
Also a letter from Thomas W. Voetter, American Consul, American Consulate, Guaymas, Mexico, to the Secretary of State in the U. S. regarding the ruins. Guaymas, Mexico, June 1, 1932. Typescript carbon copy letter. 2 pages and brief notes by Stirling and Judd, June 11, 1932 and June 14, 1932. Autograph document signed.
F. Louis and Lucille Hoover papers
F. Louis Hoover was an art educator, editor, and museum director with a special interest in Latin American Indians. This collection consists of photographs, maps, printed and processed material, and pictographs of chants relating to the Cuna. Included is part of an art collection, most of which is in the …
Ernest S. and Eloise Carter Collection
855 Negatives (photographic)
526 Photographic prints
0.85 Linear feet
The Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection includes photographic prints, negatives and slides taken between 1950 and 1976 in the American Southwest, Mexico and Bolivia. The Carters were research associates for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation between 1964 and 1975 and focused much of their research on petroglyphs and pictographs. In addition to photographic material there is also correspondence and documentation about the photographs in the collection.
MS 3941 Materials assembled by Hewitt for preparation of articles in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 and for replies to inquires from the public
MacKinley, W. E. W., Captain
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript …
MS 4085 Letter to Major Powell
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Discussion of tattoo marks of the Haida of Queen Charlotte Islands, B. C. and the Prince of Wales Archipelago, southern Alaska.
Odd Halseth collection of negatives and photographs
4 Photographic prints (black and white)
The collection consists of negatives and photographs made by Halseth from 1920 to 1925 in Arizona and New Mexico.
MS 1929A Drawings of war deeds of Sitting Bull and Jumping Bull
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890
Kimball, James P. (James Peleg), 1840-1902
The collection consists of fifty-five (55) copies of drawings of war deeds of Sitting Bull and Jumping Bull on 54 leaves: 53 drawings are on blank backs of printed roster sheets for the 31st US Infantry, dated 1868; one leaf has drawings on both sides; one unfinished drawing is on an abstract of an Army …
Photographs of Amos Bad Heart Bull drawings
Blish, Helen Heather
3 Nitrate negatives
Amos Bad Heart Bull's drawings provide a broad overview of Lakota life, some of which Bad Heart Bull experienced and much that he learned about from older members of the community. Depicted are scenes of warfare, religious, domestic, and social life, hunting, ranching, and various other events and activities. Many …
Casey collection of lantern slides of the southwestern United States
Lantern slides depicting the people and landscape of the American Southwest. Images include those of Puebloan people, dwellings, churches, dances and ceremonies, archaeological excavations (including Pueblo Bonito and Neil M. Judd with his excavation party), pictographs, and landscapes. Tribes represented include Acoma, White Mountain Apache, Hopi (Mishongnovi), Laguna, Navajo, Taos …