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Department of Anthropology Subject File 1828-1963 1920s-1950s

Catalog Data

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Correspondent:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter 1859-1935  Search this
Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975  Search this
Baer, John Leonard  Search this
Bible, Howard Wiswall  Search this
Breasted, James Henry  Search this
Bryan, Harry S  Search this
Collins, Henry Bascom 1899-1987  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard  Search this
Ewers, John C (John Canfield) 1909-1997  Search this
Cummings, C. E  Search this
Hamlin, Chauncey J  Search this
Maier, Herbert  Search this
Deinard, Ephraim  Search this
Densmore, Frances  Search this
Graf, John Enos  Search this
Hubby, Ella F  Search this
Hoes, R. G Mrs  Search this
Hoes, R. R Mrs  Search this
James, Julien Mrs  Search this
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
Kellogg, Remington 1892-1969  Search this
Morse, Edward Sylvester  Search this
Rice, A. P  Search this
Ravenal, William de C  Search this
Richardson, Ellen P  Search this
Smith, Albert C  Search this
Warren, Gertrude B  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975  Search this
Wilson, Thomas  Search this
Lothrop, S. K (Samuel Kirkland) 1892-1965  Search this
Fowke, Gerard  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Dixon, Joseph Kossuth  Search this
Gates, William  Search this
Shetrone, Henry C  Search this
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel 1853-1935  Search this
Dawson, Thomas S  Search this
Merriam, John  Search this
Moorehead, Warren King  Search this
Nelson, Nels Christian  Search this
Uhle, Max  Search this
Subject:
Marsh, Richard O (Richard Oglesby) 1883-1953  Search this
Catlin, George paintings  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Moss, John  Search this
Evans, Victor J collection  Search this
Deinard, Ephraim collection  Search this
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
Worch, Hugo collection  Search this
Reeves, Dache McClain collection  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology accession routine  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology art textiles committee  Search this
Buffalo Museum of Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Deinard collection  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology docents program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Evans, Victor J., collection  Search this
National Committee on Folk Arts of the United States  Search this
Museum of the Plains Indian  Search this
Philadelphia Sesquicentennial Exposition  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Reeves, Dache M., collection  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Ward, Herbert, collection  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Worch, Hugo, collection  Search this
Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology catalog (difficulties with)  Search this
International Congress of Americanists 1926  Search this
American Anthropological Association  Search this
United States Work Projects Administration  Search this
Marsh-Darien Expedition (1924)  Search this
Physical description:
20 inches
Type:
Letters
Memoranda
Lists
Reports
Forms (documents)
Announcements
Place:
Browning, Montana
Illinois
Spain
Seville, Spain
Rouffaer River, New Guinea
Cahokia Mound (Illinois)
Date:
1920
1828-1963
1920s-1950s
Organization:
Alphabetically by correspondent or subject. A file of "rare" letters is at the beginning of the series. Series
Summary:
Includes letters, memoranda, lists, reports, forms, statements, printed materials, and photographs. The series is made up of two different types of material. One is largely administrative and concerns policies and procedures, instructions, special activities relating to World War II, housekeeping matters, and so forth. The other material is largely curatorial in nature and concerns accessions, loans, exhibits, and special projects and programs. Selected folder titles include accession routine, art textiles committee, Buffalo Museum of Science, Catlin paintings, Civil Works Administration, Deinard collection, docents program, Victor J. Evans collection, National Committee on Folk Arts of the United States,
Museum of the Plains Indian, Philadelphia Sesquicentennial Exposition, Dache M. Reeves collection, Seville exhibit, Herbert Ward collection, and Hugo Worch collection.
Many of the outgoing letters are those of William Henry Holmes, Walter Hough, and Frank M. Setzler. Other writers include John Leonard Baer (regarding the Marsh Darien Expedition), Howard W. Bible, James Henry Breasted, Harry S. Bryan, Henry Bascom Collins, Leonard Carmichael, John Canfield Ewers filed Catlin paintings and Museum of the Plains Indian); C. E. Cummings, Chauncey J. Hamlin, and Herbert Maier (Buffalo Museum of Science); Ephraim Deinard, Frances Densmore, J. E. Graf, Ella F. Hubby, Mrs. R. G. Hoes, Mrs. R. R. Hoes, Mrs. Julian James, Mary Lois Kissell, Remington Kellogg, Edward S. Morse, A. P. Price, W. deC. Ravenal (some regarding Holmes), Ellen P. Richardson, A. C. Smith, and Gertrude B. Warren.
The rare correspondence includes material of Matthew Williams Stirling (regarding his 1926 work on the middle Rouffaer River in New Guinea), William Henry Holmes, Thomas Wilson (concerning difficulties with the catalog of anthropological collections), Walter Hough, S. K. Lothrop, Gerard Fowke, Ales Hrdlicka, Joseph Kossuth Dixon, William Gates (regarding the 1926 meeting of the International Congress of Americanists), Henry C. Shetrone, F. S. Dellenbaugh, Thomas S. Dawson (regarding information about John Moss), John Merriam, Warren King Moorehead (concerning Cahokia Mound), Nels C. Nelson, and Max Uhle. There are also letters of 1920 by Holmes and Frederick Webb Hodge concerning problems within the American Anthropological Association.
Cite as:
Subject file, 1828-1963, 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:
Art textiles  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Archeology  Search this
Exhibition  Search this
Exhibits  Search this
Stirling expedition  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87164