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MS 282 Chymshian Nation Vocabularies

Collector:
Howard, W. A., Captain  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1854
Scope and Contents:
Contents (a)- Vocabularies and notes, recorded on printed schedule issued by the Smithsonian Institution (1863). 6 pages. Includes also a census of the tribes. (b)- A copy of the above vocabulary, by George Gibbs. Also additional words in Mr Gibbs' handwriting, and conjugation of verb.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 282-a-b
Local Note:
Obtained from Dr Kennedy, chief trader of the Hudson's Bay Co.
General:
Previously titled "Vocabularies."
Topic:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Censuses  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 282-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS282
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms282

MS 1817 Tsimshian grammatical notes

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
52 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Original.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1817
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1817, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1817
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1817

MS 2064 Tsimshian Vocabulary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
82 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2064
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2064, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2064
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2064

MS 2629 Tsimshian dictionary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
2,484 Pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2629
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2629, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2629
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2629

MS 2048-b The History of sun and moon; Adaogim Giamgum ziushta dilth. Giamgum atk

Creator:
Tate, Henry W.  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Myth; native text with interlinear English translation, both in same hand; with annotations in red ink and pencil, apparently in the hand of Franz Boas.
Appears to be tale 4 in a series in the Library of Columbia University. CU's #1-4 are missing.
Relevant correspondence is in APS. See Guide, page 215, item 1934 (erroneously under Kwakiutl).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2048-b
Local Note:
This manuscript was found in file Number 2048 (now 2048-a), to which it appeared to be unrelated. The handwriting and source of the main text and translation are unidentified, but the story is similar to to the Tsimshian myth given by Boas, 31st Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology, pages 113-116, which is a translation from the German of Boas, 1908, "Eine Sonnesage der Tsimschian," Zeitschrift fur Ethnologie, XL, pages 776-797. The native text given by Boas in the latter source appears to be a word-for-word transcription of this, but with different orthography. This manuscript (2048-b), by an unknown native writer, was probably the source for the article.--MCB, 1957.
Tate's handwriting identified from autograph signed document in APS furnished by Sally McClendon, Hunter College, 10/2/78.
Topic:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2048-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2048B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2048b

MS 3474 Comparative vocabulary of the Den'e, Kitonaqa, Selish, Kwakiutl, Thlinkit, Haida, Tshimshian, and Japo-Peninsular consisting of 16 words

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Kootenai (Kutenai)  Search this
Kutenai Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The source of the terms is not given.
This document was found in an envelope with annotated notes: "Examination of Hill-Tout's verbal comparisons, 1896," and a printed label, "Hewitt, John Napoleon Brinton, Bureau of Ethnology." No connection between the envelope title and the vocabulary has been established, 11/71.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3474
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3474, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3474
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3474

MS 1812-a A synopsis of the Zimshian language

Collector:
Crosby, Jessie A., approximately 1875-  Search this
Extent:
18 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also vocabulary, 3 pages and letter. There is also a comment, with examples, by Dr Boas ? 3 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1812-a
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1812-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1812A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1812a

MS 1812-b A grammar of the Zimshiam language, with some observations on the people

Collector:
Ridley, William, 1836-1911  Search this
Extent:
116 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1812-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1812-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1812B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1812b

MS 1824 Tsimshian dictionary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
335 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Pages used: 1 to 70; 80 to 213; 240- to 253; 270 to 271; 280 to 323; 340; 350 to 352; 360 to 361; 370 to 393; 400 to 429; 440; 450 to 467; 480 to 481. Also ten loose sheets of notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1824
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1824, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1824
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1824

MS 2065 Franz Boas Notebook

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
144 pages
18 Sheets
Culture:
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Sheets
Date:
1908
Scope and Contents:
Contains a Shoshoni vocabulary taken at Carlisle, Pennsylvania in March, 1908. 44 pages. Also contains notes and vocabulary on Tsimshian, and a short Winnebago vocabulary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2065
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2065, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2065
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2065

MS 276 Tsimshian vocabularies

Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Creator:
Ozier, Celestin  Search this
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
May 1857
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (a)Vocabulary, 6 pages on printed schedule distributed by George Gibbs (1853-4). (b)- Copy by Gibbs of the above vocabulary. Notation states it was published as Naas, on pages 143-152, in Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume I, 1877, with transliterations. (c)- Additional vocabulary of 4 pages marked "copied."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 276-a-b-c
General:
Previously titled "Vocabularies."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 276-a-b-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS276
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms276

MS 278 Comparative Vocabulary of the Spuchalotz tribe of the Tchimchoan

Collector:
Davidson, George  Search this
Extent:
9 pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
August 6, 1867
Scope and Contents:
Gibbs' copy of the original.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 278
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 278, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS278
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms278

MS 7072 Descriptions of Tsimshian totem poles and descriptions and text relating to Tsimshian masks

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7072
Local Note:
Provenance unknown.
autograph document
Topic:
Masks -- Tsimshian  Search this
Totems and totem poles -- Tsimshian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7072, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7072
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7072

MS 280 Comparative vocabulary of the following tribes: Bellabella (Haeeltzeck), Bellacoola (Billi-hoola), Chimmesyan, Haida (Haidah), Tongas, Kittizoo (Kittistzoo)

Creator:
Tolmie, William Fraser  Search this
Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Bellabella  Search this
Kittizoo  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Bellacoola  Search this
Chimmesyan Indians  Search this
Tongas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Bella Coola Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 280
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Bella Coola (Nuxalk)  Search this
Kitasoo  Search this
Tongass  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 280, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS280
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms280
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MS 274 Comparative vocabulary of the Indian Languages of North America: Kittistzoo dialect and Kulleespelm dialect

Collector:
Tolmie, William Fraser  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Culture:
Kalispel Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (a)- A comparative vocabulary of the dialects of the Kittizoo and Kalispel (Kulleespelm) tribes, 3 pages. (original ?) (b)- A copy of the Kittizoo vocabulary, by George Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 274-a-b
General:
Previously titled "Vocabularies."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 274-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS274
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms274

MS 7056 Transcriptions of songs sung by Yakutat Tlingit

Collector:
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Transcriber:
McAllester, David P. (David Park), 1916-2006  Search this
Extent:
249 Pages
Culture:
Athapascan -- Northern  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Athapaskan -- Northern  Search this
Ahtena Indians  Search this
Tutchone Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
recorded 1952, 1954
Scope and Contents:
Includes some songs in Tsimshian, Haida (?), and Ahtena, Tutchone, and other northern Athapaskan languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7056
Topic:
Music -- Tlingit  Search this
Music -- Northern Athapaskan  Search this
Music -- Tsimshian  Search this
Music -- Haida  Search this
Music -- Thtena  Search this
Music -- Tutchone  Search this
Ahtna  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7056, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7056
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7056

Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth-Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 462, National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications, Publications
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Publications
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0462-refidd1e846

Notebook 166 Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by 19th Century Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian & Indian Artists, 11/10/1973-11/10/1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Registrar  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 453, National Museum of American Art. Office of the Registrar, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0453-refidd1e1964

Folder 11 Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth-Century Haida, Tlinglit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists (published by the Smithsonian in 1974 for an exhibition at the Renwick, 1973-1975)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery. Library  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 21
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 333, National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery. Library, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Departmental Records

Creator:
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Extent:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Exhibition catalogs
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Color negatives
Date:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and with artists; the museum shop; exhibitions; repair and renovation of the Renwick Gallery building; special events; and lectures.

Exhibitions documented include: "The Object As Poet;" "Craft Multiples;" "Americas: The Decorative Arts in Latin America in the Era of the Revolution;" "Costumes from Arab World;" "The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright;" "Design Is. . .;" "The Grand Renwick Souvenir Show;" "Ryijy Rugs from Finland: 200 Years of a Textile Art;" "Irena Brynner: Jewelry Since 1950;" "A Feast of Color: Corpus Christi Dance Costumes from Ecuador;" "Grass;" "Arne Jacobsen: Danish Architect and Designer;" "An Interior Decorated: Joyce Kozloff;" "The Designs of Raymond Loewy;" "Glass by Dale Chihuly: The Cylinder and Basket Series;" "Signs of Life: Symbols in the American City;" "Ronald Pearson: Silver and Gold;" "Bo'Jou Neefee! Profiles of Canadian Indian Art;" "French Folk Art;" "Figure and Fantasy;" "A Modern Consciousness: D. J. DePree and Florence Knoll;" "New Stained Glass;" "Belgian Lace;" "Man Made Mobile: The Western Saddle;" "Contemporary Textile Art from Austria;" "The New Fabric Surface: Printed, Painted, and Dyed;" "200 Years of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain;" "Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by the 19th Century Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian Indian Artists;" "Contemporary Nigerian Art: Craftsmen from Oshogbo;" "Painted Weavings by Lia Cook and Neda Alhilali;" "Twills With Titles: H. Theodore Hallman, Weaver Kenneth G. Mills, Poet;" "Skoogfors, 20th Century Goldsmith;" "The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers;" "Material Evidence: New Color Techniques in Handmade Furniture;" "Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany;" "Bound to Vary: Billy Budd, Sailor;" "The Boat Show: Fantastic Vessels, Fictional Voyages;" "Treasures from the Land, Twelve New Zealand Craftsmen and their Native Materials;" "Harvey K. Littleton Retrospective Exhibition;" "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual;" "Dan Dailey: Glass, 1972-1987;" "Material Evidence: New Color Techniques in Handmade Furniture;" "Lost and Found Traditions: Native American Art 1965-1985;" "Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup, Vase;" "American Art Pottery;" "Stephen de Staebler: The Figure;" "The Goldsmith;" "Chicago Furniture;" "The Tibetan Yak in Art and Craft;" "Contemporary Australian Ceramics;" "Edward Colonna;" "Scandinavian Modern 1880-1980;" "The Animal Image: Contemporary Objects and the Beast;" "William Harper: Recent Works in Enamel;" "Georg Jensen, Silversmithy: 77 Artists, 75 Years;" "The Harmonious Craft: American Musical Instruments;" "Cynthia Schira: New Work;" "Lafayette Square, 1963-1983: Architecture, Preservation, and the Presidency;" "Quilts from the Indiana Amish;" "Russia: The Land, The People, 1840-1910;" "Frank Lloyd Wright and the Johnson Wax Building: Creating a Corporate Cathedral;" "Fanfare: Fans from the 18th Century - 20th Century, Parts I, II, III;" "Architecture in Silver;" "The Art of Turned Wood Bowls;" "The Flexible Medium: Art Fabric from the Museum's Collection;" "Threads: Seven American Artists and Their Miniature Textile Pictures;" "Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century;" "Venini Glass;" "American Art Deco;" "New Glass;" "American Porcelain: New Expressions in an Ancient Art;" "Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry;" "Newcomb Pottery;" "Clay for Walls;" "Russel Wright: American Designer;" and "A Century of Ceramics in the U.S., 1878-1978"

Some of these materials date from the time when the Smithsonian American Art Museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Museum of American Art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, trip reports, brochures, staff meeting notes, artists' surveys, images, exhibition catalogs, checklists, postcards, invitations, brochures, exhibition labels, research materials, architectural drawings, floor plans, and clippings.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 09/30/2010 memorandum, Toda to Robinson; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museum curators.  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Art museums.  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Craft festivals  Search this
Decorative arts.  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum stores  Search this
Special events.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Exhibition catalogs
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Color negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-128, Renwick Gallery, Departmental Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-128
See more items in:
Departmental Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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