MS 2004 Report of the McKenzie Mounds, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
35 Items (illustrations )
MS 3159 The Archaeology of the Muskegon River Valley, a mound survey
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Cooperative Ethnology Fund
Romyn Hitchcock photographs of Ainu people, Japan, and Korea
Photographs documenting Ainu people and villages and Japanese boats, paintings, artifacts, structures, burial mound, tombs, and scenery. They also include some images of people and a village in Korea. Many of the mounted prints have been annotated for publication, some for the 1890 Annual Report of the National Museum.
MS 4745 Letters received by William Henry Holmes, and other papers and notes about correspondents
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933
Zimmerman, Mark E.
Contents: (1) Letter from Francis Densmore to W. H. Holmes describing a Hidatsa "bannerstone," June 6, 1916. (2) Letters received from and copies of letters sent to Gerard Fowke, mainly relative to cave explorations, 1890-91, 1893, 1903-1904. Also reports of "Shell Mounds on Tennessee River & Tributaries," 5 pages, and hematite Indian mine, Leslie Missouri, 6 pages. (3) Letters received by …
MS 2570 William E. Myer Notebooks
Vol. 1. Subject file, A - L. Agriculture, Bannerstoes, Buffalo, Cherokee, Collectors, etc. Extracts from historical sources, notes on specimens in authorʹs and other collections, etc. 200-300 pages, 8 x 6 in. Vol. 2. Subject file, M - Z. Mounds heading includes several site descriptions. 200-300 pages, 8 x 6 in. Vol. 3. Field notes on sites in Tennessee and kentucky …
MS 2171 Notes, manuscript drafts, drawings, and maps relating to Myerʹs Two Prehistoric Villages in Middle Tennessee, 41st Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology, 1928, pages 485-614
Includes: Small field notebook, Gordon site, September 18, 1920, approximately 110 pages. Small field notebook, Fewkes Group, approximately 100 pages. Rough drafts of manuscript, handwritten, approximately 350 pages. Drafts of list of illustrations, handwritten, 14, 5 pages. Final draft of manuscript, carbon copy, in 2 notebooks, 280 pages total. Blueprint and drawing on cloth of Gordon site (reproduced in …
MS 3230 Shell Mounds of Latitude 42 02ʹ, 42 05ʹ, & 42 15ʹ, Coast of Oregon; Description of stone and other implements found in them with some notes on existing tribes of that section of the coast.
According to Dr. Thomas Blackburn (10/15/2001), the existing Indians referred to are Yurok and Hupa, although the author sometimes refers to them as "Klamaths." Pencil and ink drawings in the text include drawings of artifacts, and sketch entitled, "Method of Wearing Nose Ornament of bone. ̀Gabrielʹ a Mak-nea-te-ny-seen at Alseya Reserve …
MS 7094 Incomplete catalog of BAE collections from the Mississippi Valley
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Middleton, James D.
The catalog, which has many missing pages at the beginning and end, lists, describes, and illustrates with small drawings attached to the text, geographically arranged collections of stone, clay, horn, and bone artifacts, plant remains, and faunal and human bones, gathered in many cases from Indian mounds in the Mississippi …
Photographs of illustrations of pottery published by Clarence B. Moore
Photographs of figures and plates from Clarence B. Moore's publications, including "Antiquities of the Ouachita Valley" and "Certain Aboriginal Mounds of the Florida Central West-Coast." Images include drawings and photographs depicting pottery from archeological excavations in Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana.
MS 3311 English-Creek vocabulary
Also, "Origin of Language," 2 pages typed, and "Bible of the Mound Builders," pencil sketch and typed comment, 2 pages.