William Meggers films of American Indians
Footage mostly concerns public dances and demonstrations by Blackfeet Indians who appeared in Maryland, Menominee on the Keshina Reservation, and Hopi at the El tovar Hotel near Grand Canyon. Subject matter appears to be a powwow, or a public exhibition of Native American skills, including scenes of a parade on …
MS 7489 Material relating to Betty Meggers' doll collection
Includes catalog cards with country, costume (including tribe), height, acquisiton (source), and price. Many have photographs of the dolls attached to the back. All of the dolls are of American Indians. The postcards show a group in costume ready for a pow-wow and a group of Menominee Indians taken near …
MS 2173 Correspondence
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Letter from Wisconsin Historical Society furnishing information on the following subjects: Black Hoof, Shawnee Chief (historical sketch); note on Tecumseh's mother; Lulbegrud and Indian Old Town, location of; Es-kip-pa-kith-i-ki= Turkey Town, location of.
MS 4282 Miscellaneous American Indian manuscripts
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852
Padilla, Augustin Davila
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749
Contents: John Howard Payne's account of the Green Corn Dance of the Cherokee ?, from the Continental Monthly, Volume I, 1862, reprinted in the Journal of the Oklahoma Historical Society with notes by Dr J. R. Swanton. Father Augustin Davila Padilla's account of the De Luna expedition. Spanish census of the Indians …
MS 419 Notes on the manuscripts of Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816) and of George Galphin
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Galphin, George, -1780
Stiggins, George, 1788-1845
Manuscript notes relate to Creek and Cherokee Indians, and are in the Georgia State Historical Society, and on a manuscript by George Stiggins written 1831-34, relating to the Creek Indians, in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Frederick Starr negatives and lantern slides
Lang, Charles B.
3344 Negatives (photographic)
The collection includes materials from cultures in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, and Guiana: Acoma Pueblo, Apache, Arapaho, Arikara, Assiniboine, Caddo, Cahuilla, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chibcha, Chinantec, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Choco, Chol, Chontal, Cochiti Pueblo, Crow, Cuicatec, Eskimo, Flathead, Haida, Hopi, Huastec, Huave, Iowa, Iroquois, Isleta, Karaja, Kwakiutl, Laguna Pueblo, Macusi, Mandan, Maya, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mehinaku, Menomini, Mixe, Mixtec, Navajo, Nez Perce, Osage, Otomi, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pima, Ponca, Potawatomi, Salish, San Blas, San Felipe Pueblo, Sauk & Fox, Shuar, Sioux, Taos Pueblo, Tarasco, Teotihuacan, Tepehua, Tlaxcala, Tlingit, Tonkawa, Totonac, Triqui, Tzental, Tzotzil, Ute, Wampanoag, Zapotec, Zoque, Zuni.
MS 3261 Manuscripts relating to Winnebago music
Material includes manuscript "Winnebago Music," 362 typed pages, 50 illustrations (filed separately in original prints file, Bureau of American Ethnology File, Number 3261 part), transcriptions of 205 Winnebago songs, and 2 flute melodies (ca. 116 pages) marked "ready for publication" and submitted November 28, 1939; and original copies of 205 Winnebago songs received from the Densmore estate, ca. 1962. This …
MS 3404 Copy of report to Dr. C. G. Abbott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, on field work done in North Dakota under the direction of the Logan Museum of Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, at the Greenshield and Hensler or Van Oosting sites
Alice Kennedy Eagan Collection of George A. Addison Fort Sill photographs
0.25 Linear feet
This collection of twenty-three cabinet card photographs was collected by Alice Kennedy Eagan, and depicts Native American and non-native life in the Fort Still, Oklahoma Territory, circa 1894-1896.
Hugo Teweles film of an Apache Fire Dance
This collection contains one 8mm silent film that was shot by Hugo Teweles presumably while he and his wife Alice Heller Teweles and their children Lawrence, Richard, and Marie, were on vacation in New Mexico and Arizona. Included in the film is footage of an Apache Fire Dance, possibly by the …