[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Alexander, W. D. (William De Witt), 1833-1913
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1894
1910
Size:
157 items (pages + newspaper clipping )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1869
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

137 page manuscript, 20 pages of miscellaneous notes, letter from Dr. Thomas to Dr. W.D. Alexander, Honolulu and a newspaper clipping regarding Dr. Alexander.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Dates:
1865–1869
Size:
32 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M821
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 32 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M821. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1869. The records consist of 10 volumes and some unbound documents. The volumes include letters and endorsements sent, orders issued, registers of letters received, and a "record of criminal offenses." The unbound documents consist primarily of letters and reports received.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Harris, Wyatt
Dates:
1884
Size:
49 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4971
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes brief Maidu vocabulary and biographical note on Chief Soo-Boo'-Soo (died 1852). Also note by J. Owen Dorsey to Director, Bureau of American Ethnology recommending retention of the manuscript and enclosing an outline of its contents. February 9, 1885. Typescript document. 2 pages.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Murillo, Angel Dr.
Voetter, Thomas W.
Dates:
ca. 1932 ?
Size:
11 photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3321
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also a letter from Thomas W. Voetter, American Consul, American Consulate, Guaymas, Mexico, to the Secretary of State in the U. S. regarding the ruins. Guaymas, Mexico, June 1, 1932. Typescript carbon copy letter. 2 pages and brief notes by Stirling and Judd, June 11, 1932 and June 14, 1932. Autograph document signed.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Higgins, N. S.
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
1866
Size:
36 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS180
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: Higgins to Joseph Henry. New York City, April 21, 1866. Ethnographic notes and vocabulary (pages 23-29) of Apache tribes of Arizona Territory ...collected from captives belonging to the Chiricahua, Sierra Blanca, Pinal and Coyotero tribes... (according to letter to Gibbs, May 2, 1866 -- see Manuscript No. 171). 30 pages. Henry to Gibb...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.4 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of Harlem Renaissance lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Frazee, John, 1790-1852
Dates:
1819-1966
bulk 1819-1893
Size:
0.6 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.frazejoh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and architect John Frazee measure 0.6 linear feet, and date from 1819-1966, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1819-1893. These scattered papers contain documentation of Frazee's early career as a gravestone carver, his commission to design the New York Customs House, and his busts of John Jay, the Marquis De Lafayette, and other famous figures. There is also correspondence with family members, genealogical materials, sketches of Frazee monuments and stone engravings, poems and notes by Frazee, printed materials, a few financial documents, photographs of works of art, and a plaster cast of a medal.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Standley, Paul Carpenter, 1884-1963
More …
Dates:
1912
Size:
211 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4841
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes acssociated notes and correspondence, 100 pages. Manuscript has extensive pencil and red ink editing by F, W. Hodge, Ethnologist-in-Charge, Bureau of American Ethnology, and some pencil notations by Paul C. Standley, Assistant Curator, Division of Plants, U. S. National Museum.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988
Dates:
1937-1982
Size:
2.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bearroma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Romare Bearden measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1982. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, writings by and about Bearden, miscellaneous legal and financial material, photographs, drawings, and printed material. Found are numerous letters referring to African-American arts movements of the 1960s and 1970s, including exhibitions, publications, associations, and scattered letters of a more personal nature.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Jordan, Patricia M., 1937-1989
Dates:
1870
1949-1984
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jordpatr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of San Francisco based Beat photographer Patricia Jordan measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1870, 1949-1984. The papers include correspondence, much of it illustrated and with Beat artists and poets, writings, exhibition files, printed materials, photographs, and artwork.

Found In