River Basin Survey films
River Basin Surveys
Footage duplicates [Frank Roberts' Footage of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, c. 1932] refer to 86.12.4 RF, [Frank Roberts' Footage of Allantown, Arizona, 1930-1933] refer to 86.12.3 1-2 RF, [Frank Roberts' Footage of Shiloh National Military Park, Tennesee, c. 1933-1934] refer to 86.12.2 RF, and [Frank Roberts' Footage of Zuni, New Mexico, c. 1931] refer to 86.12.5 RF. Also contains …
MS 2178 Plan of works at Indian Old Fields, Clark County, Kentucky and unannotated base map of Kentucky
Also unidentified archeological sketch on tracing cloth, possibly relating to Kentucky, or , equally likely, to Tennessee? For possible removal from this file if identifiable as non-Kentucky.
Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection relating to archaeological subjects
40 Prints (circa, halftone)
77 Prints (circa, albumen)
84 Drawings (circa 84 drawings (some mechanically produced))
1,655 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
71 Copy negatives
43 Copy prints
363 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
1 Print (cyanotype)
1 Print (photogravure)
1 Postcard (collotype)
Photographs and drawings mostly relating to archeological subjects, collected and arranged by Jesse Walter Fewkes for his reference. Subjects include burial mounds, excavations, drawn maps, as well as urns, implements, idols, pottery, and other artifacts found in excavations, and Hopi, Zuni, and Piegan ceremonies and dances. Many of the photographs …
Archaeology reports and related material collection
With the passage of federal environmental and cultural heritage legislation during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, archaeological investigations were required before federal land could be disturbed for construction projects. Reports of these investigations, often conducted by archaeological contactors, were generally published in processed rather than printed form. The multiliths, electrostats, dittographs, and so …
This accession consists of motion pictures created by, acquired by, or about the Smithsonian Institution and its staff. Highlights of the collection include footage related to the Charles Lindbergh transatlantic flight and the Lindbergh baby; footage of Native American sign language; footage from archeological expeditions in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico …
MS 3789 Miscellaneous lot of abbreviated notes, apparently for popular lectures
Peters, W. I.
Includes list of archeological collectors in U. S., 10 pages; personal letter from W. I. Peters, Davidson, Tennessee, enclosing photograph of Peters' children, 1 page, 1 photo.
MS 4479 "Cherokee Note Book I. Songs &c in Alphabet"
With transliterations and notes. The songs appears to be medical formulae. Pages 68-72 contain list of archeological and ethnological specimens collected in Tennessee and on "Reservation" for National Museum; catalog nos. given are 62751-63186. Ref. is made to 3rd. AR, BAE, 1881-2 (1884). The material in syllabary is in Swimmersʹ hand. (Ident. by J.F. Kilpatrick …
Mark Raymond Harrington photograph collection
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
3 Lantern slides
174 Photographic prints (black & white)
Includes photographs of individual tribal members, artifacts; and the following archeological sites: Hawikku (Hawikuh), Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico; Mill Creek, Tehama County, California; Coachilla Valley, California; Sandal Cave, New Mexico; Eagle Canyon, Texas; Thea Heye Cave, Pyramid Lake, Nevada; Crown Peak, Chisos Mountains, Texas; Pueblo Grande, Nevada; Salt Caves, St. Thomas, Nevada; Chuckawalla Cave, Nevada; Lovelock Cave, Pershing County, Nevada; other sites in Nevada; cacti in Brewster County, Texas and California; archaeological sites in Arkansas, Florida, Missouri, New York, and Tennessee Collection also includes a variety of scenic shots in different states; shots of persons, identified and unidentified; personal photographs of Harrington, his son, and one of his wives (ELH); and photographs taken during his expeditions to Cuba and Ecuador. Includes photographs of the Alibamu, Apache, Catawba, Cherokee, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Chumash, Comanche, Delaware, Iowa, Iroquois, Kaw, Kickapoo, Kiowa, Klamath, Koasati, Maidu, Mattaponi, Mohegan, Nanticoke, Narragansett, Navajo, Niantic (Nyantic),Ojibwa (Chippewa), Osage, Paiute, Pamunkey, Peoria, Pit River, Potawatomi, Quapaw, Sac and Fox (Sauk and Fox), Seminole, Shawnee, Tolowa, Tulare, Wampanoag, Wichita, Wyandot, Yara, and Zuni tribes.
African-American site report collection
This is a collection of reports of archaeological excavations of African- American Sites from the 1970s through the 1990s. Some of the states represented are Arkansas, Delaware, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture …
Marshall Thornton Newman papers
The papers consist largely of physical anthropological forms, photographs, and writings. They relate to a study of crania connected with Tennessee Valley Authority and Work Projects Administration activities at Pickwick, Guntersville, and Wheeler basins in Alabama. The collection contains images of human remains. Please note that the contents of the …