MS 3217 Catamenial ceremony
Also Wolf gens, text by Shawata, English translation. List of Indian tribes known to Shawata; kinship terms by Shawata; medicine ceremony at Jim Bear's; syllabic text by H.L. and English translation of same.
MS 3193 Notes by Oscar Kapayou on Fox War Chiefs ceremony
Kapayou, Oscar, circa 1898-
Diagram and Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Oscar Kapayou on War Chiefs ceremony, with English translation by Truman Michelson.
MS 3351 Six Fox texts written by Frank Shawata
Notebook containing six ethnological texts handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Shawata. The titles are "Camp police," "Buffalo-Fish," "Localization of manitous," "Names of months," "Wolf gens," and "Eagle gens."
MS 3112 Miscellaneous Vocabularies to various texts
Vocabularies to the following: 1. Wisakea story, by A.K. (?); 2. Snapping Turtle story by A.K.; 3. V. dentata; 4. Bear and Rabbit, by A.K.; 5. Vocabulary to unknown text; 6. Story of Bitticea, by Sam Peters; 7. Vocabulary to unknown text by Jim Peters; 8. Bullard's Toad woman story; 9. A.K.'s story of Wolf and Fox; 10. Bitticea story …
Book of Arikara drawings by anonymous artist
Bound volume of drawings containing pictures of individual men and animals, and scenes of warfare and ceremony. One of two similar handbound volumes received as part of the Hazen collection (see also MS154064B).
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 2: Armed Forces
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 2: Armed Forces contains circa 3,400 pieces of sheet music and song folios documenting the military history of the United States; there are only a handful of foreign imprints. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
The collections consists mostly of original and copy prints. There are also some negatives, artwork, photographs of artwork, and printed materials. Included is a large miscellany of ethnological, historical, and some archaeological subjects collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology from a wide variety of sources. To these have been …
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Consists of photographs collected by the United States National Museum (USNM) Division of Ethnology and later by the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA). Coverage is worldwide outside North America. Most of the items are photographic prints, some in albums. There are also negatives, photomechanical prints, artwork, and newsclippings. For the …
Isabella Stewart Gardner papers
Letters, business records, diary, and photographs.