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Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942

Alternate Name:
C. Hart Merriam  Search this
C. H. Merriam  Search this
Forename:
Clinton  Search this
Middle Initial:
Hart  Search this
Surname:
Merriam  Search this
Occupation:
Biologists
Ornithologists
Ethnologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1855
Death Date:
1942
See more records related to affiliations:
United States. Bureau of Biological Survey
Bailey, Florence Merriam, 1863-1948
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Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
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MS 1283 Hoomontwash vocabulary

Collector:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Oo-mon-twash  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
September 26, 1902
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1283
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1283, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1283
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1283

MS 1288 San Antonio Vocabulary

Collector:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
San Antonio  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
August 21-24, 1902
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1288
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1288, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1288
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1288

MS 4569-b Vocabulary of "Mewan tribes"

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
43 Pages
Culture:
Miwok -- Bird names  Search this
Miwok -- Animal names  Search this
Miwok -- Plant names  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes names of birds, animals, and plants.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4569-b
Topic:
Zoology -- Miwok  Search this
Botany -- Miwok  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4569-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4569B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4569b
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MS 1287 Vocabulary of Paiute of Walker Lake, Nevada, October 22, 1902, and "Peton'-a-guat" of Bishop, Owens Valley, California, October, 1902

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1287
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1287, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1287
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1287

MS 1289 Panamint vocabulary

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Panamint Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
October, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Apparently a copy, as the vocabulary is typed onto a carbon-copied form headed "Indian Vocabularies collected by C. Hart Merriam," with blanks for tribe, locality and date. General vocabulary of Panamint, semantically arranged.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1289
Local Note:
typescript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1289, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1289
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1289

MS 1290 Chukchansi Vocabulary

Collector:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
September 21,22, 1902
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1290
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1290, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1290
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1290

MS 1291 Yokuts Vocabulary

Collector:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
August 5 and October 7, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Also approximately 50 blank forms for listing vocabulary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1291
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1291, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1291
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1291

MS 1563 Names for tobacco in 56 California dialects

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
American Indians -- California Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1563
Local Note:
Compare Merriam, "Words for Tobacco and Pipe (in 161 California and Nevada dialects)" in Studies of California Indians, edited by the staff of the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1955, pages 139-148.
Topic:
"tobacco," California Indian words for  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1563

MS 4569-a Vocabulary of "Wintoonan tribes"

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
92 Pages
Culture:
Wintun -- body parts  Search this
Wintun -- Bird names  Search this
Wintun -- Animal names  Search this
Wintun  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Wintu Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes names of persons, parts of the body, 17 pages. (also carbon copy); animal and bird names, 75 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4569-a
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Wintun  Search this
Zoology -- Wintun  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4569-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4569A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4569a
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MS 4569-c Vocabulary of "Miduan tribes"

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
91 Pages
Culture:
Maidu -- personal names  Search this
Maidu -- body parts (names)  Search this
Maidu -- Animal names  Search this
Maidu -- Bird names  Search this
Maidu -- Plant names  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes names of persons, parts of the body, 41 pages (also carbon copy); names of animals, birds, and plants, 50 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4569-c
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Maidu  Search this
Zoology -- Maidu  Search this
Botany -- Maidu  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4569-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4569C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4569c
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Shore in Lynn Canal

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June
Scope and Contents:
View of the shear rocky shore in the Lynn Canal, possibly the edge of the Davidson Glacier in Alaska.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00788
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Davidson Glacier. Lynn Canal

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June
Scope and Contents:
View of the Davidson Glacier, from across the Lynn Canal, with snow-capped mountains to either side in Alaska.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00790
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
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Davidson Glacier

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June
Scope and Contents:
View of the Davidson Glacier, from across the Lynn Canal, with snow-capped mountains to either side in Alaska.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00791
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref638

Glacier Bay

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
View of Glacier Bay, Alaska, with snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00797
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref651

Glacier Bay

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
View of Glacier Bay, Alaska, with ice floes, and snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00798
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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MS 7387 Copies of letters of Henry W. Henshaw to C. Hart Merriam

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Extent:
81 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1874-1913
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7387
Local Note:
Xerox copy from microfilm of manuscript and typescript documents.
Citation:
Manuscript 7387, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7387
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7387

Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) at his desk with American Indian baskets, 23 FEB 1930

Photographer:
Bailey, Vernon Orlando  Search this
Depicted:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 014 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1930
23 FEB 1930
Local number:
NAA INV 02862500
opps neg 88-1247
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Portraits of anthropologists 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Continental Divide on Oregon Short Lone, Union Pacific Railroad

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 2
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 May
Scope and Contents:
View of Edward Henry Harriman's private train on the Continental Divide, Wyoming, showing train engine and cars seen from the side on the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad. Train seems to be stopped, with passengers outside in prairie-like setting.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item P10882, L00688
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref585

Inside passage. British Columbia

Photographer:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June
Scope and Contents:
View of rocky and tree-covered mountains along the Inside Passage of Bristish Columbia, perhaps taken from the deck of the steamship S.S. George W. Elder.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection 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, Item L00712
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref612

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