MS 1207-a Letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Report of a cruise in the U. S. Steamer Wolcott of the Revenue Marine Service, June-July, 1875 in the waters of Alaska and British Columbia. A chart, referred to on page 1 of the letter is not present: "I send a chart published by the English Admiralty of that portion of the …
MS 1035 Letter to Major J. W. Powell
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Notes and corrections to Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume 1, 1877 (Part I, W. H. Dall, "Tribes of the Extreme Northwest;" Part II, George Gibbs, "Tribes of Western Washington and Northwestern Oregon.")
James G. Swan drawings of a Tlingit house and salmon carving
The collection consists of two (2) drawings by James Gilcrest Swan. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology …
MS 970 Letters from James G. Swan to George Gibbs
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Contents relate to medicine men; story of the Thunder Bird; notes on religion, customs, tribal names, etc.
MS 4985 Receipt from the chiefs of the Ottawa nation to William Hull, Superintendent of Indian Affairs at Detroit, Michigan for the sum of eight hundred dollars
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Includes James G. Swan's letter of transmittal, forwarding the receipt. Neah Bay, W[ashington] Territory]. January 27, 1880. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Includes reference to the 1805 Treaty, Fort Industry, Detroit, Michigan, July 4, 1805.
MS 4513 Miscellaneous notes by A.P. Niblack
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Gould, J. Loomis
Concern Indians of the Northwest Coast, mainly Tlingit and Haida.
Portraits of anthropologists
8 Prints (halftone (including one newspaper clipping))
124 Prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum)
50 Copy prints (circa)
3 copper printing plates
1 Color print
1 Print (wood engraving)
3 Copy negatives (glass)
This collection is an artificial collection of photographs, copper plates, and a few notes, all of which depict or relate to anthropologists, many of which were associated with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Included are portraits of Franz Boas, Q. M. Bond, Arno B. Cammerer, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Edwin Hamilton …
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Conner, Stuart W.
Dempsey, Hugh A.
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous …
E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers
Richardson, Constance, 1905-
The papers of art historian E. P. Richardson measure 28.7 linear feet and date from 1814-1996, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921-1996. Within the papers are scattered biographical materials; acquisition files for Richardson's personal art collection; professional and personal correspondence with colleagues, art historians and critics, artists, museums, galleries, and dealers; numerous writings, including manuscripts and research files for his published books, articles, and lectures; general research notebooks and files compiled by Richardson on a wide variety of art-related topics and artists; professional and committee files; as well as a smaller amount of Constance C. Richardson's papers.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Whiskey, Liquor, and Spirits
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana