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Division of Archeology Reference file 1861-1916

Catalog Data

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Division of Archeology  Search this
Moorehead, Warren King  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Addressee:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Rau, Charles 1826-1887  Search this
Wilson, Thomas  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton 1838-1908  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-1956  Search this
Physical description:
20 inches
Culture:
Pueblo archeology  Search this
Type:
Letters
Clippings
Reports
Notes
Drawings
Maps
Lists
Catalogs
Place:
Arizona
California
Canada
Colorado
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northwest Coast
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Peru
Pueblo
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
New York (State)
United States, Northwest Coast
Date:
1861-1916
Organization:
Alphabetical, generally by geographic entity. See the content note. Series
Summary:
Included are letters, newspaper clippings, reports, notes, sketches, maps, lists, catalogs, and printed and processed material.
The file is similar to the reference file, 1828-1962. It contains reports of archeological sites, excavations, and collections. It was maintained through all or most of its active life by William Henry Holmes and was used by him for work for both the Department of Anthropology in the National Museum of Natural History and the Bureau of American Ethnology. He included in it some of his own brief notes on collections he examined.
Other than for Holmes, the material included in this file was originally received by Spencer F. Baird, Charles Rau, Thomas Wilson, Otis T. Mason, Frederick W. Hodge, and others. There is material relating to Arizona, California, Canada, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Coast, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Pueblos, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. There are special folders for a list of collectors compiled by Warren K. Moorehead around 1912 (acc 38,149; cat. 194,5120 and catalogs issued by dealers
Cite as:
Reference file, 1861-1916, Records of the Division of Archeology, Records of the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Topic:
Archeology  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_84