MS 892 Shoshone, Wasco, and Piute texts and grammatical notes
Volume contents: Volume 1. Shoshoni texts (coyote tales and other myths), with interlinear translation. Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, 1901, pages 1-60. Volume 2. Shoshoni texts, continued, pages 61-120. Volume 3. Shoshoni texts, concluded, pages 121-165. Wasco (Chinookan) texts, with interlinear translation, Warm Springs Reservation, Oregon, [1901 ?], pages 166-190. Volume 4. Shoshoni grammatical notes, pages 194-216. Ethnographic notes: Shoshoni sun dance, pages …
MS 1992-12 Hudson-Meng site field notes and specimen bags
This collection is comprised of field notes and original specimen bags from the Hudson-Meng Paleo-Indian site near Crawford, Sioux County, Nebraska. The site, on lands owned by Nebraska State Forest, was excavated between 1971 and 1977 under USDA permit by Chadron State College. The field notes are associated with a collection of …
Full video record by James Garry, Great Plains Lore and Natural History, recorded Arapaho sign language at the Wind River reservation, Wyoming. The recording shows an informant, Bob Springfield, signing while speaking English. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context …
Oral history interview with Van Day Truex
An interview of Van Day Truex conducted 1971 November 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Discusses his youth in the midwest; art studies at New York School of Fine and Applied Arts; life in New York; studies in Paris; Parson's School of Design; his interest in interior design …
Alanson Buck Skinner photograph collection
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Smith, Huron H. (Huron Herbert), 1883-1933
99 Photographic prints (black and white)
5 Lantern slides
Tribes covered in the photographs are: Arapaho, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Iowa, Iroquois, Mahican, Menomini, Ojibwa, Oto, Plains Cree, Potawatomi, Seminole, Seri, Shinnecock, Sioux, Winnebago, Zuni Pueblo. The majority of photographs (552) have Skinner listed as the photographer and presumably are photographs he took on his expeditions. However, 104 photos are of the Seminole in Florida. According to Dennis P. Carey's biography of Skinner (Unpublished? 1980) Julian Q. Dimock, a well-known photographer, accompanied him on his expedition to the Seminole in Florida; how many of the photos were taken by Dimock is unknown, but he is listed as the photographer for 23 of them. Skinner's other photographs are of the Seneca Iroquois in New York; the Zuni Pueblo and Hawikku site; several tribes in Wisconsin; the Chippewa in Minnesota; and miscellaneous shots taken in Canada, Costa Rica, Florida and New York. Two photographs of the Mahican were taken by Huron H. Smith (1923) and two of the Winnebago were taken by C.J. Van Schaick (c. 1870). The remaining photographs have no photographer listed but were in Skinner's collection of photographs and are of varying tribes with dates ranging from 1909 to 1923.
Ogden M. Pleissner papers
The papers of painter Ogden M. Pleissner measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters, artwork, nine scrapbooks, over one foot of printed material, and photographs.
William T. Sherman collection of Alexander Gardner photographs
Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) was a photographer best known for his portraits of President Abraham Lincoln, his American Civil War photographs, and his photographs of American Indian delegations. This collection contains 61 albumen prints that were shot by Gardner circa 1866-1868 and held in General William T. Sherman's personal collection. Photographs depict American Indian tribes and Peace Commissioners involved in the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty; photographs shot along the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division in 1867; and photographs of American Indian delegations visiting Washington, D. C. from 1866-1868.
Harold W. "Toffy" Tofflemire Eastern Air Lines Material
This collection consists of material relating to Harold W. "Toffy" Tofflemire's tenure at Eastern Air Lines, including the following: correspondence (letters, interoffice memoranda, and a telegram between Tofflemire and Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker, president and chairman of Eastern Air Lines; Eastern Air Lines postcards; published material; and photographs.
This collection is in English.
Ted Egri papers
Biographical information, printed material, photographs, notes and writings, interviews, correspondence, sketches, financial material, and gallery files.
William Henry Jackson photographs of Plains peoples
Photographs collected by John Warren Beaman during Ferdinand Hayden's 1870 or 1871 geological surveys of the Yellowstone region. The photographs, probably made by William Henry Jackson, depict Plains people, possibly Wichita, as well as grass houses, a fence, and a dancer.