Note on tape: "Do not use without permission of tribe."
The Robert Rankin papers are open for research.
Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Computer disks are currently restricted due to preservation concerns.
Access to the Robert Rankin papers requires an appointment.
Robert Rankin papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.
Digitization and preparation of sound recordings for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Compiled 1938 from information that had been furnished from various sources, in reply to letters of inquiry.
NAA MS 3936
This information has no serious value because of its secondary nature and lack of documentation. Although originally assigned numbers in the Bureau of American Ethnology Archives catalog, it has never been in custody of the Archives, but has been kept in various staff members' offices as a potential convenience in replying to casual inquiries.