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Creators:
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dharrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.

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Creators:
Cordry, Donald Bush
Dates:
1937-1972
Size:
8 color transparencies
93 mounted photographs (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Enlargements of photographs made by Donald Bush Cordry during his time in Mexico. These were mounted for a 1970s Bellas Artes-sponsored traveling exhibit based on Cordry's collection of Mexican Indian costumes. Included are images of Mexican Indians, fiestas and dances, pottery, boats, weaving, spinning, masks, vendors and markets, churches, and ...

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Creators:
Starr, Frederick, 1859-1933
Dates:
circa 1890-1902
Size:
60 mounted prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.123
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Front and profile studio portraits of Mexican Indians, representing Aztec, Chinantec, Chocho, Chol, Chontal, Cuicatec, Huastec, Huave, Maya, Mazatec, Mixe, Mixtec, Otomi, Tarascan, Tepehua, Tlaxcalan, Totonac, Trique, Tzental, Tzotzil, Zapotec, Zapotec Tehuartepec, and Zoque tribes. The photographs were made by William L. Koehne of Chicago for publ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1958-1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of published research articles and an exhibition catalog (Castings of Faith: Old Russian Copper Icons and Crosses from the Kunz Collection) written by Richard E. Ahlborn during his tenure as curator with the Division of Community Life, with earlier articles dating back to when he was curator in the Division of Ethn...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1928
Size:
44 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3088
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's handwritten Kickapoo, Mexican Kickapoo, Potawatomi, and Sauk notes, consisting of anthropometric measurements of Kickapoo people and one person of Kickapoo and Potawatomi heritage; Kickapoo, Potawatomi, and Sauk vocabulary; and some ethnological notes on social organization. These notes were collected during the summer of 1928, m...

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Creators:
Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan, -1861
Dates:
1855-1860
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on Kickapoo namining ceremonies and clans collected by Truman Michelson. Information was provided by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily in English with some Kickapoo written on the first page.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1930
Size:
44 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3190
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing three stories handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Michelson labelled the texts as Mexican Kickapoo. Two of the stories are titled "Bill H. Horse story (European)" (pages 1-17) and "The man who was blessed by an owl" (pages 18-47); the third story is untitled. "B.J." is written on the note...

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Creators:
Cremony, John C. (John Carey), 1815-1879
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Bristol, Henry B.
Dates:
undated
Size:
9 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS94
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes "Apache words required for Captain John Cremonyʹs vocabulary," handwriting unidentified.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
1929
Size:
25 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1203
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of rabbit cycle handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo. Truman Michelson collected the text from Murdock in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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