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Creators:
Paul, William L. Jr
Curry, James E., 1907-1972
Dates:
1932-1958
Size:
121.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.015
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These are the papers of Washington, D.C. attorney James E. Curry, whose legal career included work both as a government attorney and in his own private practice. The bulk of the papers reflect his private practice in the area of Indian affairs.

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Creators:
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962
Dates:
1902-1965
bulk 1927-1955
Size:
64.88 Linear feet (87 boxes; 16 map folders; and 14 boxes of nitrate negatives, which are not included in the linear feet extent measurement)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William Duncan Strong's early interest was in zoology, but, while an undergraduate at the University of California, he was brought into anthropology under the influence of Alfred Louis Kroeber. He conducted archaeological and ethnological field research in several areas of the New World and was the first professionally trained archaeologist to focus on the Great Plains, where he applied the so-called direct historical method, working from known history in interpreting archaeological sites. Strong's papers include correspondence, field notes, diaries, newspaper clippings, teaching notes and student papers, manuscripts of his writings, writings by other authors, papers from the various organizations in which he served, maps, and a considerable number of photographs from his field work. The materials date from 1902 to 1965, with most of the materials being from 1927 to 1955.

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895
Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949
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Dates:
undated
Size:
371 Pages
23 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: 1. Myths and customs of the Cherokee, Catawba, and Choctaw, from "Adventures in the Wilds of the United States and British Provinces," by Charles Lanman, 2 volumes, Philadelphia, 1856- 60 pages. 2. Legends of Caddo Paintings by J. M. Stanley, from "Portraits of North American Indians, with sketches of scenery, etc., Washington, 1852. 1 ...

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Creators:
Amiotte, Jan Murray
Deloria, Vine, Sr., 1901-1990
Dates:
March 12, 1974
Size:
26 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7517
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Deloria tells about his sister Ella Deloria, his own rearing, and old values of the Dakotas. He also relates incidents involving Sitting Bull, Gall, Francois Deloria (his father), General Sully (his maternal grandfather), Struck-by-the-Ree,

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Tonti, Henri de, -1704
Margry, Pierre, 1818-1894
Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635
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Dates:
1902
Size:
27 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3674
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes Margry, Tonti- Tables of distances, Champlain, Cadillac, de la Vega; also vocabularies: Dakota words related to singing, 1 page; Seneca place names, from Andrew John, 1904, 5 pages; note on meaning of the term Nanabozhu, by Gabaoosa.

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Creators:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899
Dates:
undated
Size:
19 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS559
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Extracts from various published sources concerning the use of poisoned weapons among the American Indians. The first 6 pages include information on the Dakota from non-published sources. Other tribes mentioned in the MS. are the Mandan, Chippewa, Shoshoni, Paiutes, Pitt River Indians, Oregon and Alaska tribes, Apache and other (unnamed) Southwester...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Postcards (7 postcards: halftone and color)
12 photographic postcards and prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists largely of images of Fox Indians of Tama, Iowa, including portraits of families, delegates, and dancers, as well as images of food preparation and a wigwam. It also includes images of a Taos woman baking and portraits of Crow, Dakota, Navajo, and Winnebago people, including Chief Spotted Tail, Chief Crazy Horse, artist Max B...

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Creators:
Sweeny, Robert Ormsby, 1831-1902
Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4520
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Culbertson, Thaddeus A. (Thaddeus Ainsworth), 1823-1850
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
March 21, 1850-April 25, 1850
Size:
48 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1426A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains: Tables showing the Indian tribes of the Upper Missouri River. June, 1850. Autograph document signed. 9 pages. Letter from Culbertson to Spencer F. Baird, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution. Fort Pierre, Dakota Territory. May 30, 1850. Autograph letter signed. 12 pages.

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Dates:
circa 1960s
Size:
6 Postcards (6 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcards made by German museums depicting Native American artifacts in their collections. They include images of a Tlingit totem pole, Eastern bark canoe, and a Hopi kachina in the Museum fur Volkerkunde; a diorama showing warriors returning home from battle in the Volkerkundliches Indianer-Museum; and a Dakota effigy pipe and Hidatsa skin paintin...

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