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Observations on the Indians of the Colorado River, California, by George Gibbs; Accompanying vocabularies of the Yuma and Mohave tribes 1856

Creator:
Gibbs, George
Informant:
Milhau, John J
Oatman, Olive
Mowry, Sylvester Lt
Physical description:
22 pages
Culture:
Yuma
Mohave Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Type:
Maps
Collection descriptions
Date:
1856
Local number:
NAA MS 1043
Notes:
Gibbs states that his paper is based on data received from Milhau and Mowry; the latter in turn obtained data from Olive Oatman, Apache captive, 1851-55
Summary:
Includes Gibbs' draft of the same, 3 pages. "Map of the Indian Tribes in the neighborhood of Fort Yuma, Cal.," document 1 page. "Notes on the Indians of the Colorado," by Lieutenant Sylvester Mowry, Third Artillery. Fort Yuma, Calif. March 23, 1856. Autograph document signed. 10 pages including note of transmittal on page 8. (21 pages, total)
Cite as:
Manuscript 1043, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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