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MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa

Collector:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Author:
Rieman, George B.  Search this
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)  Search this
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953  Search this
Extent:
250 Pages
Culture:
Polynesians -- Samoan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII. Procurement of food, hunting and fishing, rearing and cultivation, VIII. Houses and villages, household utensils, pets, IX. Method of transportation, roads and bridges, canoes, X. Ornamental arts, tapa painting, wood carving, tattooing, necklace making, combs, XI. Useful arts, raw materials, mats and tapa-making, house building, canoe making, dyes, paints, perfumes and gums, XII. War and peace, XIII. Feasts and fonos, ceremonies attending birth, circumcision, tattooing, marriage, etc, Ceremonies of welcome, mortuary customs, XIV. Religion, ancient superstitions, the Taboo, Totemism, modern religion of the Samoans, Strict observance of Sunday, XV. Myths and traditions, the origin of Samoa and its people, animal myths, XVI. Grammatical structure of Polynesian languages, ceremonial language, comparative vocabularies, XVII. Amusements, games, music, XVIII. Samoa fauna, reptiles and fishes, XIX. Vocabulary of vernacular names of samoan fishes
"Papalangee, or Uncle Sam in Samoa" by G. B. Rieman, U.S. Navy (Printed, n.d. (ca. 1872)), "Report upon Samoa, or the Navigator's Islands, Made to the Secretary of State,"by A.B. Steinberger Washington, 1874, "In Samoa with Stevenson! by Isobel Osbourne Strong, from Century Magazine, March 1902.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2956
Topic:
History -- Samoa  Search this
Music -- Samoa  Search this
Dancing -- Samoa  Search this
Games -- Samoa  Search this
Amusements -- Samoa  Search this
Samoan language  Search this
Folklore -- Samoa  Search this
Mythology -- Samoa  Search this
Superstition -- Samoa  Search this
Religion -- Samoa  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Samoa  Search this
Marriage customs and rites -- Samoa  Search this
Circumcision -- Samoa  Search this
Birth customs -- Samoa  Search this
Weapons systems -- Samoa  Search this
War -- Samoa  Search this
Perfumes -- Samoa  Search this
Dyes and dyeing -- Samoa  Search this
Matting -- Samoa  Search this
Tattooing -- Samoa  Search this
Wood-carving -- Samoa  Search this
Tapa -- Samoa  Search this
Handicraft -- Samoa  Search this
Art -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes and canoeing -- Samoa  Search this
Agriculture -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes -- Samoan  Search this
Fishing -- Samoa  Search this
Hunting -- Samoa  Search this
Bridges -- Samoa  Search this
Roads -- Samoa  Search this
Transportation -- Samoa  Search this
Pets -- Samoa  Search this
Tools -- Samoa  Search this
Villages -- Samoa  Search this
Housing -- Samo  Search this
Subsistence -- Samoa  Search this
Food -- Samoa  Search this
Decoration and ornament -- Samoa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Samoa  Search this
Kinship -- Samoa  Search this
Missionaries -- Samoa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2956, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2956
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2956

William Armand Lessa papers, 1927-1984, bulk 1930-1970

Creator:
Lessa, William Armand  Search this
Correspondent:
Baker, George W  Search this
Boxer, C.R  Search this
Bryan, Edwin H  Search this
Coolidge, Harold J  Search this
De Young, John  Search this
Diffie, Bailey  Search this
Draper, George  Search this
Gladwin, Thomas  Search this
Goodenough, Ward H  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert  Search this
Meighan, Clement W  Search this
Neyret, J Father  Search this
Pyle, Leilani  Search this
Riesenberg, Saul H  Search this
Shapiro, Harry Lionel  Search this
Simon, Gwladys  Search this
Walter, William J  Search this
Whalen, Richard V  Search this
Yamalmai, Pedro  Search this
Subject:
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Constitution Clinic  Search this
Twentieth Century-Fox  Search this
Physical description:
11 linear feet (25 boxes)
Culture:
Hawaiian-Chinese  Search this
Ulithi  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Jews  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Italians  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Journals (accounts)
Field notes
Lecture notes
Reading notes
Physical anthropology forms
Psychological tests
Census records
Movie scripts
Genealogies
Photographs
Maps
Charts
Financial records
Manuscripts
Printed materials
Place:
Carolina Islands
Caroline Islands
Date:
1927
1927-1984
bulk 1930-1970
1930-1950
Topic:
Martial arts  Search this
Body divination  Search this
Somatomancy  Search this
Ethnozoology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Criminal anthropology  Search this
Ethnobotany  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87777

Einiges aus Samoa und andern Inseln der Südsee. Mit ethnographischen Anmerkungen zur Colonialgeschichte

Author:
Bastian, Adolf 1826-1905  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 107 p. 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Polynesia
Date:
1889
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GR380 .B32 1889
GR380.B32 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_364290

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