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MS 1318-a Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page (4 pages)
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Place:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos recorded by Truman Michelson in Labrador and Nain in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1318-a
Local Note:
Title changed from "Physical anthropology" 3/12/2014.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1318-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1318A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1318a
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MS 1449 A.S. Gatschet Vocabularies and Other Linguistic Notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Petroff, Ivan  Search this
Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon), 1812-1888  Search this
Brown, J. Ross  Search this
McDonald, Furman  Search this
Smith, Nimrod Tom  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
W., H. D.  Search this
Dalrymple, Edwin A., 1818-1881  Search this
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892  Search this
Smith, Buckingham, 1810-1871  Search this
Marban, M. P. P. Pedro  Search this
Rohde  Search this
Bruhl  Search this
Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911  Search this
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891  Search this
Informant:
Tomazin, Ignatius  Search this
Porter, Pleasant  Search this
Naumoff  Search this
Kamilkoishin ?, Nicolai  Search this
Robertson, A. E. W. (Ann Eliza Worcester), 1826-1905  Search this
Correspondent:
Eells, Myron, 1843-1907  Search this
Denison, James D.  Search this
McCain, Frank  Search this
Extent:
253 Pages
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Yuman ?  Search this
American Indian -- California  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Chugach Eskimos  Search this
Eskimo -- Kuskwogmiut  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Yokuts -- Cholovone  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Quechua  Search this
Koasati Indians  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Chitimacha Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Yuchi Indians  Search this
Apalachee Indians  Search this
Beothuk Indians  Search this
Natchez Indians  Search this
Quileute  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Hitchiti  Search this
Chemakum Indians  Search this
American Indian -- California  Search this
Woccon  Search this
Pamunkey Indians  Search this
Mojo  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Newsclippings
Place:
Alaska -- Names, place
Alaska -- Names, tribal
Date:
ca. 1881-1886
Scope and Contents:
Contains vocabularies and other linguistic notes on a variety of American Indian languages. Mainly transcripts by Gatschet from other sources; includes some material recorded by Gatschet, and a few original manuscripts sent to him by others.
Contents: Alaska: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 49-52. Petroff, Ivan. "Aliaskan Names, Ivan Petroff." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. List of Alaskan place and tribal names with notes on each. Apalachee: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 103-104. [Gatschet, A. S.] Apalachee [vocabulary], with Pl[easant] Porter [Creek inft.]." 2 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of Apalachee words with Creek. Gatschet indicates: "(Copied in Apal. book, July 1889)." Beothuk: Ms. Vocabulary 1449, pages 27-41. [Gatschet, A. S.] Beothuk vocabularies, notes, and bibliographic references. 14 1/2 pages, mostly in Gatschet's handwriting. (pages 27-28 and 35-36 are in R. G. Latham's hand.) Working notes for Gatschet's published article on Beothuk -- comment by M. R. Haas, 11/58. California (Yuman ?): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 122-123; 124 (?) Brown, J. Ross Extract from "J. Ross Brown. Sketch of the exploration of lower Cal. San Franc[isco ?], 1869. H. H. Bancroft & Co., 177 pp." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous notes on lower California tribes and languages, with list of some of the tribes in the area and their approximate locations. California: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 148. [Gatschet, A. S.] Bibliographic references relating to California. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Furman, McDonald Ms Vocabulary 1449 file: Catawba. Page 159 "An Indian's Petition." No date. Newsclipping. 1 slip. Ms Vocabulary 1449 Woccon and Catawba comparative vocabulary No date. Autograph document. 6 pages. Pages 87-89 and 93-94. Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 186a and ff. Eells, M. Comparison of numerals in Chemakum, Quileute, and Hoh, 1 page and accompanying letter to A. S. Gatschet, August 24, 1883, from M. Eells, Skokomish, Mason Co., Wash., 2 pages, handwritten. Ms Vocabulary pages 108-110. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Mtn. Cherokee's names (topographical). Nimrod Tom Smith [inft ?], 1/2 breed, in Swain Co., North Car., P. O. Quallatown...April 18, '82." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. List of Cherokee place names and locations. Chippewa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 178-80. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Odjibwe - Local and tribal names. Ign. Tomazin [inft.], Jan. 31, '83." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also (page 180) short extract from Dorman, Primitive Superstitions, page 148, on Ojibwa cannibalism, in Gatschet's handwriting.
Chitimacha: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 85 (top). [Gatschet, A. S.] "Shetimasha" vocabulary of 8 words, translated into French. 1/2 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 45. Hoffman, Dr W. J. "Eskimo text obtained by Dr W. J. Hoffman, at San Francisco, Cal., from Naumoff, an Eskimo from Kadiak..." No date. 1 page in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Includes text and inter-linear translation, plus translation of same story from sign language. Note by Gatschet indicates that text is not in Kodiak dialect. Eskimo (Chugach) Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 53-66. Petroff, Ivan "Vocabulary of Tchugatch-Inuit. Taken by Ivan Petroff, in June, 1881, at various places, chiefly at Nu'tchik or Port Etches, abt. 60 1/2 N. Lat. From full bloods. 14 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains comparison with "Tchiglit" (Kopagmiut), in Gatschet's handwriting. "Partly entered in Mscr. vocab. Vol. 3." Eskimo (Kuskwogmiut): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 76-84; 85-86; 95-96. [Petroff, Ivan ?] "Kuskokvog-miut (Inuit) [vocabulary], from Nicolai Kamilkoishin [?] native of the tribe educated at the Russian Mission, Yukon R., at Ikomiut." 13 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Partly entered in Mscr. vocabulary, Volume IIId (note in Gatschet's handwriting.) Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 249. W--, H. D. "A curious race. The Mutes of northern Alaska. Their manner of living. Peculiar family relations - superstitions and queer customs." From the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday November 14, 1886. 1 page, newsclipping. Hitchiti: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 203 (bottom), 204 (bottom), 205. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Acts. VIV, ii in Hitchiti" (page 203); "Hitchiti words from Mrs Robertson" (204); "Hitchiti verbs, by Mrs Robertson" (205). 3 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Kiowa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 26. Gatschet, A. S. "Phonetics of the Kayowe Language, by Albert S. Gatschet. Read before the A.A.A.S., Cincinnati, 1881." 1 page, clipping from published article. Note in margin in Gatschet's handwriting reads: "Science of Sept. 17, 1881. By John Michels, New York."
Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 133-136; 143-147. [Gatschet, A. S.] Queries relating to the Klamath language by Gatschet, with answers written in by various Indians from the Klamath Agency, Oregon (cf. letter of J. G. Dennison, page 142 of this manuscript). 9 pages, partially in Gatschet's handwriting. Klamath: Ms 1449, pages 137-142. Denison, James D. "Story of the birth of Aisis," a Klamath legend, and accompanying letter from J. G. Dennison to A. S. Gatschet, August 29, 1880, Klamath Agency, Oregon. 6 pages, handwritten. Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 149-152. McCain, Frank Letter to A. S. Gatschet, January 30, 1880, from Frank McCain, Klamath Indian Agency, Lake Co., Oregon, containing 22 word Klamath vocabulary. 4 pages, handwritten. Koasati: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 102; 204. Robertson, Mrs A. E. [and A. S. Gatschet] "Koassadi. Supplement to words by Mrs A. E. Robertson, copied in Vocab. No. 2, obtained from [---illeg.]"; short vocabulary of verbs "from vocab. Vol 2, Koassati of Mrs Robertson"; and passage from "Actorum XIV, 11, in Koasata." 2 pages, in A S. Gatschet's handwriting. Page 102 contains a short list of Koasati words (probably from Mrs Robertson) with corresponding Choctaw equivalents (supplied by Gatschet [?] from the "Ch. grammar"; passage from Acts XIV, ii in Koasati with inter-linear translation, presumably by Gatschet; and list of Koasati verbs, no source mentioned. Page 204 contains the same bible passage in Koasati, with slightly different English translation, and list of same verbs, identified as being from "vocab. Vol 2...of Mrs Robertson." Pamunkey: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 46. Dalrymple, Rev Mr 17 word Pamunkey vocabulary collected by Rev Dalrymple in 1844 at King William County, Virginia. (Hist Mag., N. Y. II, page 182) and short note from J. G. Shea. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. See National Anthropological Archives Manuscript 4069, referring to the original of the Dalrymple Manuscript in Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.
Seminole: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 182. [Buckingham-Smith, etc. ?] "Seminole Local Names. Buck. Smith, Beach, p. 125 (with Stidham)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. South America (Mojo): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 187. Marban, M. P. P. Pedro "Moxo 6 Mojo. M.P.P. Pedro Marban, de la Compania de Jesus, Superior [ ]. Arte de la Lengua Moxa, con su vacabulario y cathecismo. Colegio de San Pablo (Lima), 1701. pages 664, etc." 1 page, in Gatschet's handwriting. Notes on Mojo language. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 128. Rohde, [ ] "Rohde on Sudamerika"...(1883-84)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous extracts relating to South American Indian tribes. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 97-101. Miscellaneous notes on South America copied by Gatschet from various published sources. 5 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. South America Peru: (Quechua): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 239. Bruhl, -- "Inquiries by Bruhl on Kechua. Oct. 1885." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. 9 word Quechua vocabulary. Yokuts (Cholovone): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 231-236. Pinart, Alph. L. "Yatchikumne [Cholovone, in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30], near Stockton, Cal. Alp. L. Pinart, 1880." 6 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Notes (written in French) on the various Cholovone dialects, and vocabulary with some words translated into English and some into Spanish. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 106 Pike, Gen Albert "Elements of Inflection [of the verb to have]. Yuchi (Pike, p.--) & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 107 Pike, Gen. Albert "Albert Pike's Vocabularies, 18.... Yuchi & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of 33 words in Yuchi and Natchez. Yuchi: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 201-203. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Yutchi [vocabulary] transliterated from mscr. of Mrs. Robertson, 1873 ?." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains passage from bible (Acts XIV, ii) apparently in Yuchi, with interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1449
Topic:
Names, place -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, tribal -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, place -- Alaska  Search this
Names, tribal -- Alaska  Search this
Chemakum Indians  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Quileute Indians  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Cannibalism  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
California  Search this
South America  Search this
Bolivia  Search this
Peru  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Citation:
Manuscript 1449, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1449
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1449
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Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
3 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Drawings
Date:
before 1894
Scope and Contents:
Two drawings are inscribed (or S.?) "Doctor."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 168997
Local Note:
Identified as Eskimo from Cumberland Gulf on USNM cat. card number 168,997.
Pencil drawings on thin white paper
Provenance:
Apparently received as gift from Captain John Spicer, Groton, Connecticut through O. T. Mason, USNM, September 11, 1894, along with Eskimo lamp and fire making apparatus (USNM Accession number 28,480). Drawings are not referred to in accession papers.
Topic:
Hunting -- Eskimo  Search this
Marriage and family -- Eskimo  Search this
Zoology -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 168,997, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS168997
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Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms168997
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Maps of parts of Baffin Island drawn by Eskimos; and related notes by Franz Boas

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
35 drawings
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Drawings
Maps
Date:
1883-1884
Scope and Contents:
Caption, if any, or brief description: USNM Item Number 1 Route from Amakdjuak to Sessikdjuak ?; USNM Item Number 2 Hudson Strasse und Frobisher Bay von Nijuipa ?; USNM Item Number 3 Kuste der Hudson Strasse von King's Cape bis North Bluff; USNM Item Number 4 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 5 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 6 Number 6 not found; USNM Item Number 7 ... ? West Kuste der Cumberland ... Sundes ? w ? Frobisher Bay; USNM Item Number 8 Thru 31 October; USNM Item Number 9 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 10 List of place names ?, may belong with one of the maps; USNM Item Number 11 Route from Frobisher Bay to "Armakdjuang" Lake Amadjuak; USNM Item NUmber 12 Unidentified map; "Kagiluktung"?; USNM Item Number 13 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 14 Unidentified map with short Eskimo text on reverse; USNM Item 15 Unidentified map with mathematical equations on reverse; USNM Item Number 16 Unidentified map with mathematical equations on reverse; USNM Item Number 17 and 18 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 19 Unidentified map; notes not legible, but do include the word "Tinera' kdjuak" which could be Tinikdjuarbing or Cumberland Sound; USNM Item Number 20 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 21 Unidentified map;
USNM Item Number 22 Map with islands marked by numbers which appear to correspond with the numbered names in Number 26; USNM Item Number 23 Suh lu ack juv; USNM Item Number 24 Kinawah, Kingowa or Kingua ?; USNM Item Number 25 Unidentified map; USNM Item Number 26 Numbered list of Eskimo place names ?; see Number 22; USNM Item Numbers 27-32 Unidentified maps; notes not legible. List of place names ? with illegible notes on reverse. Unidentified maps (on both sides of sheet). Kuste von Hudson Bay. Printed map with illegible notes on reverse. Karte I Pokkuk ? 26th October.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 169270
Local Note:
Most of the maps are not identified as to the precise area they represent except by Eskimo place names. Other notes on the maps include a short text in Eskimo and some notes in German and English; most of these notes are illegible, because Boas used a shorthand system of his own in writing many of them, and his handwriting is very difficult to read even when not abbreviated.
graphite drawings and ink drawings with notations
Topic:
Names, place -- Eskimo  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 169270, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS169270
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Maps of parts of Baffin Island drawn by Eskimos; and related notes by Franz Boas
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms169270
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Innuit Boy from Poonook (Punuk) Island in Costume with Toy Sled Near Shelter Over Entranceway to Sod Houses Nearby; Mountains In Distance Drawing

Creator:
Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930  Search this
Annotator:
Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930  Search this
Names:
U S Revenue Ship, "Marine"?  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 008 in x 010 in)
Culture:
Innuit  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
18 AUG 1874
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08529400

NAA MS 18229?
Local Note:
Published: Nelson, Edward W., "The Eskimo About Bering Strait"; BAE 18th AR, Pl 1, Wash; 1899; Fig 20, P 331; Signed and Dated by Artist: H. W. E., 1874
Graphite drawing
Place:
Russia Bering Sea Saint Lawrence Island
Provenance:
Nelson, Edward W ?
Topic:
Eskimo ?  Search this
Eskimo ?  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 18229?, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS18229
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms18229
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Eskimo drawing and prints

Extent:
2 prints (color, woodblock.)
8 drawings (crayon, pencil.)
Culture:
Inuit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
drawings
Drawings
Prints
Place:
Cape Dorset (Nunavut)
Date:
circa 1966
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two color woodblock prints and eight crayon/pencil drawings made by Inuit residents of Cape Dorset in Nunavut territory, Canada, circa 1966. The prints and drawings depict traditional Inuit subjects, including birds, bears, fish and hunting scenes.
Biographical / Historical:
Cape Dorset is an Inuit community located on Dorset Island in the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut, Canada. Since the 1950s, Cape Dorset, often called the "Capital of Inuit Art," has been a center for Inuit artists, especially in the areas of drawing, printmaking, and carving.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1988-27
Topic:
Eskimo ?  Search this
Eskimo ?  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Prints
Citation:
Manuscript 1988-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1988-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1988-27
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Frank W. Stokes artwork collection

Creator:
Stokes, Frank Wilbert, 1858-1955  Search this
Extent:
12 items (portraits , charcoal, pencil and/or crayon)
11 paintings (oil on canvas)
Culture:
Inuit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
paintings
Landscapes (representations)
Portraits
Place:
Antarctica
Arctic regions
Greenland
Polar regions
Date:
circa 1858-1955
Scope and Contents:
The Frank W. Stokes artwork collection, which dates from circa 1893-1902, is comprised of 3 oil paintings of Inuit subjects, 8 small studies in oil of Arctic and Antarctic scenery, and 12 charcoal/pencil/crayon portraits of Polar Eskimos in Northern Greenland.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Wilbert Stokes (1858-1955) was an American artist best known for his paintings of the polar regions. Stokes began his studies under Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, followed by five years in France as a student at the Ecole des Beaux-Art, the Academie Colarossi and Academie Julian. He accompanied the Peary Relief Expedition to Greenland in 1892 and returned a year later as part of the North Greenland Expedition of 1893-1894. In 1902 he joined the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskjöld.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1999-13
Topic:
Eskimo ?  Search this
Eskimo ?  Search this
Genre/Form:
Landscapes (representations)
Portraits
Citation:
Manuscript 1999-13, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1999-13
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1999-13
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Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies

Creator:
Ivanoff, Stephen ?  Search this
Extent:
130 items (ca. 130 drawings)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Hunting  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Sleds  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Animal husbandry  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Ceremonies  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Date:
ca. 1890-1900
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 260,447
Local Note:
For comments and corrections on this set of drawings (especially those published in George Phebus' book) cf. National Anthropological Archives Correspondence File, June, 1976; Arthur O. Roberts letter of April 2, 1976 to W. Sturtevant forwarded to National Anthropological Archives, June 1976.
Graphite, ink, crayon and watercolor on paper.
Provenance:
Found summer, 1967 in Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology storage; transmitted to National Anthropological Archives by George Phebus, Processing Lab, February, 1972. (Catalog Number 260,447, Accession Number 51,115, transferred from U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Education, January 27, 1910.)
Topic:
Hunting -- Eskimo  Search this
Games -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 260,447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS260447
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Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms260447
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Drawings of Eskimo scenes

Creator:
Kakarook, Guy  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Volumes
Date:
1895?
Scope and Contents:
Volume 1: Winter scenes; Volume 2: Summer scenes. All photographed. Vol. 1 Winter Scenes: MNH Negatives 2039 and 2039-A--O (16 negatives); 2040 and 2040-A--N (15 negatives). Vol. II, Summer scenes: MNH Negatives 1712 AND 1712-A--Z (27 negatives); 1713 and 1713-A--D (5 negatives); MNH 37,193-A and -B (2 negatives).
Biographical / Historical:
The date 1895 appears in pencil on the cover of Volume 1 and may be the date of production or of collection.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 316702

OPPS NEG MNH 2039

OPPS NEG MNH 2039-A--O

OPPS NEG MNH 2040

OPPS NEG MNH 2040-A--N

OPPS NEG MNH 1712

OPPS NEG MNH 1712-A--Z

OPPS NEG MNH 1713

OPPS NEG MNH 1713-A--D

OPPS NEG MNH 37193-A

OPPS NEG MNH 37193-B
Local Note:
crayon, ink and water color drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 316,702, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS316702
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms316702
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Symbol account books

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
2 books
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Pictographs
Drawings
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 316703
Genre/Form:
Pictographs -- Eskimo
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 316,703, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS316703
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Symbol account books
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms316703
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MS 321 Kodiak (Eskimo) vocabulary

Collector:
Lisi͡anskiĭ, I͡Uriĭ, 1773-1837  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Eskimo -- Kodiak  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Koniagmiut Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 321
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Koniag  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 321, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS321
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms321
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MS 3396 Eskimo and Cree notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson at Great Whale River

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Masty, David  Search this
Extent:
2 Notebooks
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Notebooks
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Field notes
Vocabulary
Place:
Great Whale River (Québec)
Hudson Bay
James Bay (Nunavut)
Date:
1935 summer
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten texts and linguistic and ethnological notes from Truman Michelson's 1935 research among the Cree and Inuit at Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Among the people that Michelson worked with were David Masty and Thomas, speakers of Great Whale Cree; Rhoderick, a speaker of Rupert House Cree; and Cookie and Harrold, speakers of Great Whale River Inuit. The texts include stories by Masty in Cree syllabary with English translations by Rhoderick. Also present is an English translation by Harrold of Cookie's Inuit syllabic text in Manuscript 3393. The notes largely focus on the vocabulary and kinship systems of the Cree and Inuit of Great Whale River. There are also Rupert House Cree vocabulary as well as notes on the Cree and Inuit in neighboring areas at Hudson Bay and James Bay.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3396
Local Note:
Title changed from "Eskimo tales and vocabulary; some Indian tales; ethnology; kinship system summer of 1935" 6/3/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See MS 3393 for the original Inuit text of Cookie's story.
Topic:
Eskimo languages  Search this
Inuit language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnologies  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3396, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3396
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3396
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Posters of Indian art from the Indian Court in the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition

Creator:
Siegriest, 1899-1989  Search this
Work Projects Administration  Search this
Artist:
Siegriest, 1899-1989  Search this
Names:
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
7 posters
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Haida -- blanket design  Search this
American Indian -- Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Posters
Drawings
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
Titles: "Antelope Hunt from a Navaho Drawing, New Mexico;" "Pomo Indian Basket, California;" "Apache Devil Dancer from an Indian Painting, Arizona;" "Pueblo Turtle Dancers from an Indian Painting, New Mexico;" "Eskimo Mask, Western Alaska;" "Blanket Design of the Haida Indians, Alaska;" and "From an Indian Painting on Elkskin, Great Plains."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4883
Local Note:
The Word "Siegriest" appears on all the posters; it is perhaps the name of the artist who did the silk-screen posters.
Silkscreen on cardboard.
Topic:
Hunting -- Navaho  Search this
Basket making -- Pomo  Search this
Devil Dancer -- Apache  Search this
Turtle Dancer -- Pueblo  Search this
Masks -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 4883, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4883
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Posters of Indian art from the Indian Court in the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4883
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Joseph Stanley-Brown lantern slide collection

Collector:
Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941  Search this
Names:
Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909 (possible collector)  Search this
Donor:
Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield, 1867-1947  Search this
Extent:
460 lantern slides (circa)
27 mounted panoramas (each made from 3-5 prints) (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Aleuts  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Lantern slides
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Alaska
Chilkoot Trail
Date:
circa 1888-1898
Scope and Contents note:
Lantern slides, probably largely collected by Joseph Stanley-Brown while stationed at Dutch Harbor in charge of the Pribilof Island seal fisheries, from 1890-1898. Images of Alaska include scenery, towns, seal hunting and preparation, fishing, whaling, boats, churches, livestock, Eskimos and Aleuts, and the Chilkoot Pass and images relating to the Klondike gold rush. There are also slides of related maps and charts, and images of buildings in Washington, DC, exhibits at the Smithsonian Institutuion, and cowboys, possibly on the Great Plains. Some lantern slides have labels from "E. H. Harriman, 1 E. 55th Street, New York."
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in Washington, DC, Joseph Stanley-Brown (1858-1941) served as private secretary to President James A. Garfield and to President Chester A. Arthur after Garfield's assassination. In 1882, he joined the US Geological Survey and was appointed Assistant Geologist (1888-1889). Stanley-Brown was appointed in 1891 by the Secretary of the Treasury to investigate conditions in the seal industry on the Pribilof islands, which was a contentious issue between the United States and Great Britain. He represented the United States as secretary to the Bering Sea Joint Commission and to commissioners at the Fur Seal Tribunal of Arbitration, Paris, France. He later became a superintendent and leaseholder for the North American Commercial Companyʹs government-regulated sealing activities on the Pribilofs and Unalaska, and worked with several railroad companies.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 54
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs collected by Joseph Stanley Brown held in National Anthropological Archives in the Department of Anthropology Records (Manuscript and Pamphlet File), Photo Lot 24, and Photo Lot 37.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives hold Joseph Stanley-Brown correspondence in the Frederick William True Papers, circa 1886-1910.
Additional lantern slides collected by Stanley-Brown and donated as part of USNM ACC 165342 held in National Museum of American History, Archives Center in the Division of Cultural History Lantern Slides and Stereographs.
The Library of Congress holds Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cowboys  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Fisheries  Search this
Sealing  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 54, Joseph Stanley-Brown lantern slide collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.54
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-54
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs

Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Names:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)  Search this
Photographer:
Averell, William H.  Search this
Coe, Wesley R. (Wesley Roswell), 1869-1960  Search this
Cole, Leon J. (Leon Jacob), 1877-1948  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Devereux, W. B.  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918  Search this
Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909  Search this
Keen, Dora, 1871-  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)  Search this
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929  Search this
Artist:
Schreyvogel, Charles, 1861-1912  Search this
Extent:
396 lantern slides
286 Photographic prints
1 Map
Culture:
Suquamish  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik)  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Alaskan Eskimo  Search this
Unangan (Aleut)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Maps
Place:
British Columbia
Siberia (Russia)
Alaska
Date:
1898-1900
1903
1914
bulk 1899-1899
Summary:
The Mary Harriman Rumsey collection largely consists of photographic prints and lantern slides documenting the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in summer 1899. These depict members of the expedition and Alaskan scenery and people. The collection also includes scenic photographs of Alaska taken by Dora Keen in 1914 and photographs of Blackfeet, Hopi, Apache, and Suquamish Indians made by Edward Curtis in 1900 and 1903.
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the collection comprises photographic prints, lantern slides, and one map documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition from May to July of 1899. These photographs were made by members of the expedition, most prominently its official photographer Edward S. Curtis, funder Edward Henry Harriman, and lead scientist C. Hart Merriam. They depict Alaskan scenery, members of the expedition, and Native people and settlements that they encountered. Mary Harriman Rumsey's collection also includes later platinum prints of American Indians made and signed by Curtis (1900, 1903), photographs of glaciers in Alaska by Dora Keen (1914), a photograph of a painting by Charles Schreyvogel (1903), and a photograph of White Pass by Arthur Clarence Pillsbury (1898).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in three series: photographs relating to the Harriman Expedition; photographs of Alaska that were not made on the Harriman Expedition; and other photographs relating to American Indians. The Harriman series is arranged in a rough chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
Mary Harriman Rumsey (1881-1934) was an important American philanthropist and the oldest child of railroad tycoon Edward Henry Harriman. In 1901, while studying at Barnard College, she co-founded the Junior League for the Promotion of Settlement Movements (later named the Junior League of the City of New York), which facilitated charitable work by privileged women among New York's impoverished groups. Rumsey's efforts lead to the establishment of the Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. in 1921. Additionally, Rumsey co-founded Today magazine with her brother Averell Harriman and others, and in 1933 she chaired the Consumer Advisory Board of the National Recovery Administration.

In 1899, Mary Harriman was among the Harriman family members who accompanied the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Originally planned as a bear-hunting trip for the family, the expedition, was funded by Edward Henry Harriman and organized with the help of ethnographer and naturalist Clinton Hart Merriam. The party of accomplished scientists, naturalists, photographers, artists, and writers cruised from British Columbia to Siberia and back on a private ship, the SS George W. Elder, in June and July of 1899. The scientists' findings were published in the thirteen-volume Harriman Alaska Series, and Harriman also paid the expedition's official photographer, Edward S. Curtis, to compile souvenir albums from the over 5,000 photographs made during the course of the expedition.
Related Materials:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives, University of Washington Special Collections, and Library of Congress have photo albums relating to the Harriman Alaska Expedition. The SI Archives also holds the Harriman Alaska Expedition Collection and photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series.

NMAI holds photogravure plates and proofs made from Edward Curtis's later photographs and Frederick Dellenbaugh's expedition notes in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation records. The National Anthropological Archives also holds Curtis photographs and papers.
Separated Materials:
The following materials were also part of Mary Harriman Rumsey's estate, gifted to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in 1934. Where possible, their current locations have been noted.

33 artifacts, most of which were likely collected in Alaska by the Harriman Alaska Expedition, are now housed in the NMAI object collection (catalog numbers 18/6460 - 18/6494)

A set of Harriman Alaska Expedition books, probably now in the Cornell University Libraries

4 phonograph records

A bundle of botanical specimens
Provenance:
This collection was donated as part of the estate of Mary Harriman Rumsey to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in May 1934.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-053
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Eskimo Pictograph Depicting Northwest River Post Showing Corn Fields, Graveyard, Signal Tower, Tents, Houses, Missionary Church, Fence, and Various Topographic Features Including Hills and Stream Drawing

Annotator:
Bryant, Henry G.  Search this
Collection Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 009 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08510400

NAA MS 153515
Local Note:
Graphite drawing on cardboard mount
Place:
Canada Labrador Northwest River Post
Provenance:
Bryant, Henry G.
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 153,515, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Northwest River post and scenery by an Eskimo
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms153515-ref1

Family Group in Costume and with Four Non-Native Men; Scenes Of Hunting and Various Animals Around Edges Painting

Collector:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 018 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Baffinland  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08599600

NAA MS 168997
Local Note:
Drawing Prior To 1894, Signed: Doctor?
Graphite on paper painting laminated
Place:
Canada Northwest Territory Cumberland Gulf
Provenance:
Spicer, John Capt
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 168,997, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms168997-ref1

Group in Costume with Weapons Hunting Seals on Ice; Dog-Drawn Sled in Background Drawing

Collector:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 024 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Baffinland  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08599700

NAA MS 168997
Local Note:
Drawing Prior To 1894
Graphite on paper drawing laminated
Place:
Canada Northwest Territory
Provenance:
Spicer, John Capt
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 168,997, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms168997-ref2

Woman and Two Men in Costume, One with Rifle Stalking Reindeer? Drawing

Collector:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 024 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Baffinland  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08599800

NAA MS 168997
Local Note:
Drawing Prior To 1894
Graphite on paper drawing laminated
Place:
Canada Northwest Territory
Provenance:
Spicer, John Capt
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 168,997, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms168997-ref3
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Map Showing Part of Baffin Island Coastline with Annotated Place Names and Notes Drawing

Annotator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
1 item (leaf , 006 in x 008 in mounted on 006 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Baffinland  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1883
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08595800

NAA MS 169270 (001)
Local Note:
Most Maps Identified in Eskimo: Notes in English and German By Franz Boas
Graphite drawing on cloth laminated
Place:
Canada Northwest Territory Baffin Island
Provenance:
Boas, Franz
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 169270, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Maps of parts of Baffin Island drawn by Eskimos; and related notes by Franz Boas
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms169270-ref1

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