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MS 7369 Margaret Lantis correspondence concerning "The U.S.A. as Anthropologists See It" (American Anthropologist, Vol. 57, No. 6 December 1955)

Creator:
Lantis, Margaret, 1906-2006  Search this
American Anthropological Association  Search this
Correspondent:
Vogt, Evon Z. (Evon Zartman), 1918-2004  Search this
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Harrington, J. C. (Jean Carl), 1901-1998  Search this
Schneider, David Murray, 1918-  Search this
Harding, Charles F., III  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Spiro, Melford E., 1920-2014  Search this
Mason, Leonard, 1913-2005  Search this
Merriam, Alan P. (Alan Parkhurst), 1923-1980  Search this
Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960  Search this
Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010  Search this
Landes, Ruth, 1908-1991  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (ca. 3/4 in. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Date:
1953-1954
Scope and Contents:
Consists mainly of correspondence with Sol Tax, editor of the American Anthropologist at the time. Also includes correspondence with contributors and prospective contributors to the volume and participants in a related symposium, including Jules Henry, Evon Zartmann Vogt, Jean C. Harrington, David M. Schneider, Charles F. Harding, III, John Gillin, Margaret Mead, Melford Spiro, Leonard Mason, Alan P. Merriam, Clyde Kluckhohn, Marvin Kaufmann Opler, Walter Rochs Goldschmidt, and Ruth Landes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7369
Topic:
American Anthropologist  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Citation:
Manuscript 7369, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7369
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7369

Portraits of anthropologists

Depicted:
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
United States De Soto Expedition Commission  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bond, Q. M.  Search this
Cammerer, Arno B.  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Geary, James A.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Knez, Eugene I. (Eugene Irving), 1916-2010  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Rink, Signe  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Royce, Charles C., 1845-1923  Search this
Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd), 1919-  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Struever, Stuart  Search this
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Upham, E. P. (Edwin Porter), 1845-1918  Search this
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Photographer:
Bachrach & Brother  Search this
Blackstone Studios  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Bailey, Vernon Orlando  Search this
Dana (of New York)  Search this
Garrett, Gene  Search this
Gilbert, C. W.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Kemethy, Kets  Search this
Koby, Paul  Search this
McDonough, David  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Phillips, H. C.  Search this
Rice (of Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Shuck, J. A.  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Artist:
Nicholson, Grace, -1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photogravure)
8 Prints (halftone (including one newspaper clipping))
124 Prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum)
50 Copy prints (circa)
3 copper printing plates
1 Color print
1 Print (wood engraving)
3 Copy negatives (glass)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Copy prints
Color prints
Copy negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1860s-1970
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is an artificial collection of photographs, copper plates, and a few notes, all of which depict or relate to anthropologists, many of which were associated with the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Included are portraits of Franz Boas, Q. M. Bond, Arno B. Cammerer, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Edwin Hamilton Davis, J. Woodbridge Davis, Frances Densmore, James Owen Dorsey, Philip Drucker, Jesse Walter Fewkes (including photographs of his home by Frances Densmore), Albert Samuel Gatschet, James A. Geary, De Lancey W. Gill, George Brown Goode, Horatio Hale, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt, John K. Hillers, William Henry Holmes, William Henry Jackson, Eugene Irving Knez, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Pere Albert Lacomb, Augustus Le Plongeon, James Mooney, Lewis Henry Morgan, Carl Oschsicanes, James Constantine Pilling, John Wesley Powell, Frau Signe Rink, Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., Charles C. Royce, Robert Lloyd Stephenson, James Stevenson, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, Julian Haynes Steward, Steward Struever, James Gilchrist Swan, John Reed Swanton, Edwin P. Upham, Wilcomb E. Washburn, and Gordon Randolph Willey. Groups depicted include the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1936; the De Soto Commission; officers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885; a 1920 expedition group to Hawikuk; staff of the Great Lakes Division, United States Geological Survey, in Salt Lake City, 1882; a group at Moundville, Alabama, 1932; the University of Nebraska archeological field party, 1920; the Pecos conference, 1927; John Wesley Powell with Wild Hank, Kentucky Mountain Bill, and Jesus Aloiso; and the United States Geological Survey staff, ca. 1894.

Among photographers represented are Vernon Orlando Bailey, Blackston Studios of New York, Dana of New York, Frances Densmore, Gene Garrett, C. W. Gilbert, De Lancey W. Gill, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, Kets Kemethy, Paul Koby, David McDonough, H. C. Phillips, Rice of Washington, D. C., and J. A. Shuck of El Reno, Oklahoma.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 33
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Four photographs with negatives by Matilda Coxe Stevenson have been relocated to Photo Lot 23.
This collection includes photographs that have been removed from other collections in the National Anthropological Archives, including MS 4970, MS 4851, MS 4780, MS 4250, MS 4751, MS 4516, MS 4860, MS 4695, MS 4970, and MS 4558.
See others in:
Portraits of anthropologists, 1860s-1960s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.33
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-33

MS 4238 J.P. Harrington replies to inquiries

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Correspondent:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Merrill, Robert Valentine, 1892-1951  Search this
Leveque, Ernest J.  Search this
Wright, C. H. C. (Charles Henry Conrad), 1869-1957  Search this
Ford, J. D. M. (Jeremiah Denis Matthias), 1873-1958  Search this
Launay, Jean L.  Search this
Briggs, William A.  Search this
Culture:
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the origin of the word: Tassinong. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico gives it as "probably a Potawatomie place name." Replies from the following are cited: Truman Michelson, Robert V. Merrill (2), Ernest J. Leveque, C. H. C. Wright, J. D. M. Ford, Jean L. Launay, W. A. Briggs (Gary, Indiana), and J. P. Harrington.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4238
Topic:
Names, place -- Potawatomi ?  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4238, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4238
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4238

MS 1922 Criticism on Mr J. P. Harrington's paper on the Kiowa, Shoshone, and Tanoan tribes

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Names:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Tanoan Indians  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Tanoan  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also reprint from American Anthropologist, Volume 12, Number 1-January-March 1910 containing Mr Harrington's article comparing the Kiowan and the Tanoan phonetics.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1922
Topic:
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1922, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1922
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1922

MS 4846 Correspondence between BAE authors and the BAE Editorʹs office

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Editor  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973  Search this
Johnson, F.  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, William Yewdale  Search this
Alphonse, Rev. E.S.  Search this
Bass, William Marvin, III  Search this
Basso, Keith  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Biese, L. P.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bowers, Alfred W.  Search this
Boyd, Mark F.  Search this
Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898-1990  Search this
Caldwell, Warren W.  Search this
Cancillius, D.  Search this
Capron, Louis Bishop, 1891-1971  Search this
Chafe, William  Search this
Coe, Joffre Lanning  Search this
Coe, Michael  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Cooper, Paul L. (Paul Lemen), 1909-1961  Search this
Davis, I.  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Devereux, George  Search this
Dorsey, H. W.  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Fisher, E. M.  Search this
Flannery, Kent Vaughn  Search this
Flannery, Regina  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Follett, W. I.  Search this
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933  Search this
Gearing, Frederick O., 1922-  Search this
Gentry H. S.  Search this
Gifford, Edward Winslow  Search this
Goggin, John M.  Search this
Goldfrank, Esther Schiff  Search this
Grange, R. T., Jr  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Gulick, John  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hass, Mary  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henry, J.  Search this
Hickerson, Harold  Search this
Hickerson, Joseph Charles, 1935-  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez, Sister, 1891-1977  Search this
Hoffman, B.  Search this
Holland, C. G.  Search this
Holzinger, C. H.  Search this
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Hoyme, Lucile Eleanor  Search this
Jelks, Edward  Search this
Jones, J. A.  Search this
Keyes, I.  Search this
Kilpatrick, F. and A.  Search this
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Kupferer, Harriet J.  Search this
Kurath, G.  Search this
Kutsche, P.  Search this
Ladd, J.  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Landy, D.  Search this
Le Claire, P.  Search this
Lewis, M. G.  Search this
Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn  Search this
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007  Search this
Mangelsdorf  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Mason  Search this
Mattes, Merrill, J.  Search this
Merriam, A. P.  Search this
Metcalf, George, 1900-1975  Search this
Meyer, G.  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Mills, J. E.  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948  Search this
Murrill, R.  Search this
Neuman, R.  Search this
Oberg, Kalvero  Search this
O'Bryan, A.  Search this
Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958  Search this
Osborne, Douglas  Search this
Oswalt, W.  Search this
Palmer, M. H.  Search this
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941  Search this
Petersen, Karen Daniels  Search this
Pierson, D.  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Rands, R. L.  Search this
Rhodes, Willard, 1901-1992  Search this
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985  Search this
Roth, William P.  Search this
Shimkin, Demitri Boris  Search this
Shiner, Joel L.  Search this
Smith, C.  Search this
Smith, Homer Garner  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Spencer, Robert  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Squier, Robert J.  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922  Search this
Thomas, R. K.  Search this
Tooker, Elizabeth  Search this
Tschopik, Harry S. Jr.  Search this
Tsien Y. Y.  Search this
Van Stone, James W.  Search this
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988  Search this
Vogt, Evon Zartman  Search this
Wallace, A.  Search this
Wallace, W. J.  Search this
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Weiant, C. W. (Clarence Wolsey), 1897-1986  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wheeler, Richard Page  Search this
White, Leslie A., 1900-1975  Search this
Wilder, C. S.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Wood, Raymond  Search this
Woodbury, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin), 1917-2009  Search this
Ackerknecht, Erwin H.  Search this
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985  Search this
Boyd W.  Search this
Collier, Donald, 1911-1995  Search this
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
De Avile, B.  Search this
De Gandia, E.  Search this
Frenguelli, Joaquín, 1883-1958  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Gilmore, R. M.  Search this
Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henckel, C.  Search this
Horton, D.  Search this
Imbelloni, J.  Search this
Kubler, G. A.  Search this
La Barre, Weston, 1911-1996  Search this
Levi-Strauss, C.  Search this
Lipkind, William, 1904-1974  Search this
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957  Search this
McBryde, F. W.  Search this
McCown, T. D.  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Miller, R. R.  Search this
OʹNeale, Lila M.  Search this
Parks, E. T.  Search this
Pourchet, M. J.  Search this
Powers, N.  Search this
Riley, M. W.  Search this
Root, W. C.  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Rowe, John Howland, 1918-2004  Search this
Sauer, Carl  Search this
Steggerda, Morris  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Stone, D.  Search this
Stout, D. C.  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wilson, E. A.  Search this
Science Information Services  Search this
Names:
Hunter College  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
4 Boxes
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1927-1967
Scope and Contents:
Also records of galley and page proofs.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged alphabetically by author, except for a separate file relating to the Handbook of South American Indians (BAE-B 143).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4846
Topic:
Handbook of Middle American Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Policy  Search this
River Basin Survey Bulletin-Final Costs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4846

MS 4725 Mohave vocabulary

Creator:
Syke ?  Search this
Transcriber:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1890's and 1900
Scope and Contents:
Consists of an original Mohave vocabulary (3 pages) and a two page typescript. Original has "Copied from Mr Syke's Note" written at the top of the first page, with "Dr Fewkes, 1900" added in a different hand. Typescript titled "Copied From Mr Syke's Mojave Notes. Dr Fewkes. 1900." Transcription done by J. P. Harrington.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4725
Local Note:
Found in 1965 among the papers of J. P. Harrington.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4725, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4725
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4725
Online Media:

MS 1147 Cochimi and Kiliwi comparative vocabulary

Creator:
Gabb, William M.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Addressee:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Cochimi  Search this
Kiliwa  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Kumeyaay (Diegueño)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
April, 1867
Scope and Contents:
Vocabularies are entered in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Letter transmits these and the Yuma and Diegueno vocabularies filed under 1115. Includes: Letter of W. M. Gabb to George Gibbs. San Francisco. May 17, 1867. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages. Transcript by J. P. Harrington of Gabb's letter to Gibbs, and of note in pencil on cover of ink copy of vocabulary. Typescript document. No date. 4 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1147
Local Note:
Harrington's transcript, and the ink copy of the vocabulary were found among Harrington's papers in April, 1962.
autograph document signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1147, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1147
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1147

MS 3898 Materials relating to Powellʹs alphabet for recording Indian languages

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Names:
Pickering, John, 1777-1846  Search this
Porter, I.  Search this
Extent:
1 Portfolio
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Portfolios
Date:
Ca. 1877; and 1903-1911
Scope and Contents:
Folder 1: Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877 (Copy) Whiteney to Powell, July 25, 1877 (Draft) Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877 (Draft) List of vowel and consonant symbols, with definitions, from Whitney (so identified in George Gibb's hand--MCB); undated copy of draft of Whitneyʹs manuscript which is also in the Yale manuscripts. It was subsequently published, slightly revised and attributed to Whitney as "On the alphabet," page 306 of Powellʹs Introduction . . ., 1877. 11 pages.
Folder 2: Photographic copies of all Powell-Whitney correspondence in Yale University Library, secured by W. C. Sturtevant after visit of November 4, 1960 (Stirling Memorial Library, Yale University, Historical Manuscripts Collections, W. D. Whitney (1827-1894) collection): Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877, 15 pages. Enclosure in above : untitled manuscript by W. D. W., describing alphabet for Indian languages. 22 pages. Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877, 6 pages letter and 6 pages tables of symbols. Powell to Whitney, August 27, 1877, 2 pages (transmitting 2 copies of printed alphabet, not present).
Folder 3: 3 drafts of Powellʹs alphabet with introduction, undated. "Suggestions from I. (?) Porter", May 12, (no year) re Whitneyʹs orthographic proposals. 2 pages. O. T. Masonʹs note on Powellʹs and Whitneyʹs orthography, 2 pages. 2 unsigned copies of letter to William Dwight Whitney, May 7th, 1877, labelled "O. T. Mason," on US Geographic & Geologic Survey Rocky Mountains letterhead paper--written in phonetic orthography, one (marked "q") in Whitneyʹs orthography, and the other (marked "r" in Masonʹs modification, 2 pages each.
Folder 4: Several sheets on orthography, unsigned, undated, marked "Gibbs," "Pilling," "Gatschet," etc. and apparently received from them. The manuscript copy in Gibbsʹ hand marked "Pickeringʹs alphabet" is summarized from pages 35-36 of "An essay on a uniform orthography for the Indian languages of North America," by John Pickering, Cambridge, University Press, 1820 (reprint from Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences volume 4, art.22)(BAE Library PM 211.P5). The Dakota alphabet in Gibb's hand is a copy from Riggs, Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, 4, 1852.
Folder 5: Printed materials: Clipping, definition of symbols "from the manual or circular sent out by Gibbs, George . . . . 1863" two copies printed sheet "The Origin of our alphabet," copyright 1877 by J. Enthoffer Newspaper clipping re Melville Bellʹs "Universal Alphabet," March 17, 1876.
Folder 6: McGee to Boas, May 27, 1903 (Copy); Boas to McGee, May 28, 1903; McGee to Boas, June 16, 1903; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 11, 1910; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 16, 1910 (two letters, this date); Hodge to Harrington, January 20, 1910; Harrington to Hodge, September 30, 1911; Hewitt to Hodge, October 16, 1911 re Harringtonʹs proposals; Hodge to Harrington, October 18, 1911.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3898
Topic:
Alphabet -- phonetic  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3898, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3898
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3898

MS 107C Fragment of the Klatskanai Language--High Lands near the mouth of the Columbia River

Creator:
Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884  Search this
Informant:
Ia-coos  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (photostats )
Culture:
Dakelh (Carrier)  Search this
Tlatskanai  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1854-1855
Scope and Contents:
Photostat of a handwritten copy by A. C. Anderson of words 130-180 of the vocabulary sent by him to George Gibbs (Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript 107-a), plus the numerals 1-12, 20, 30, and 100 in "Tahcully" [Carrier] of the Upper Fraser River.
Biographical / Historical:
Inscribed by Anderson, "This vocabulary was made by me in 1854 or 1855 from Ia-coos, a part Klatskanai, living at Cathlamet on the Lower Columbia--the sole survivor, I believe, who had a knowledge of the language--the tribe having become extinct. A. C. A., Roubank, Victoria, B. C., 26th June, 1876." The Manuscript is elsewhere marked by Anderson, "A copy of this, with the preceding sheets, was given by me to Mr George Gibbs."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 107-c
Local Note:
Photostats found with J. P. Harrington manuscripts now catalogued under Number 4654.
Topic:
Numbers  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 107-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS107C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms107c

MS 3090 Music and customs of the Tule Indians of Panama

Creator:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Culture:
Guna (Kuna)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924
Scope and Contents:
Material comprises 56 typed pages manuscript, transcriptions of 2 songs and descriptive analyses of 2 songs. The title page of a manuscript "Songs and Instrumental Music of the Tule Indians of Panama," is filed herein. 56 pages text, 9 pages descriptive analyses, and 11 pages transcriptions, once filed under catalog number 3090, are no longer present. Possibly this manuscript was published in Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 77, Number 11, "Study of Tule Music", 1926.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3090
Local Note:
The following have been returned to Harrington Collection, ELM, 3/78. Another copy of "Music and Customs of the Tule Indians of Panama," found in J. P. Harrington storeroom, 4/65. "Songs and Instrumental Music of the Tule Indians of Panama." 22 page manuscript, 5 pages in the hand of J. P. Harrington, found in J. P. Harrington storeroom, 4/65.
Topic:
Cuna Indians  Search this
Music  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Panama  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3090, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3090
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4409 C.M. Ruth Papers on Chumash Archaeology

Creator:
Ruth, Clarence M.  Search this
Extent:
51 Pages (1 volume)
Culture:
Chumash  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1937
Scope and Contents:
Includes: (1) Research among the Ancient Chumash Village Sites of Northwestern Santa Barbara County. 1936. 102 pages, illustrated. (2)"Research of Sudden Site No. 2, A Typical Chumash Village Site of the North Santa Barbara County Coast."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4409
Other Title:
Research among the ancient Chumash Village Sites of Northwestern Santa Barbara County
Research of Sudden Site No. 2, A typical Chumash Village Site of the North Santa Barbara County Coast.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Santa Barbara County -- California -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4409, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4409
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3969 Manuscript and annotated maps used in the preparation of the original and revised editions of J. W. Powellʹs Map of Linguistic Families of American Indians north of Mexico

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
9 Sheets
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Maps
Date:
Before 1891-1915
Scope and Contents:
Consists of 5 maps with hand-painted and hand-lettered linguistic areas and/or manuscript notations on the locations of lingusitic areas. A detailed list follows the main card.
Manuscript map of the distribution of American Indian linguistic families in the U. S. and Canada. [Before 1891.] Printed base map with the linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered; some manuscript notations. 1 sheet, in 2 sections, each 2 in. x 2 in. Found in J. N. B. Hewittʹs office (4/1939). Manuscript map of the distribution of American Indian linguistic families in the U. S. on a base map issued by the U. S. Geological Survey in 1890. [1890-1891.]
Printed base map with linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered. 1 sheet, in 4 sections, each 25 in. x 39 in. Found with J. P. Harrington manuscripts in storage (5/1961). Manuscript map of "Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," for BAE-AR 7, Pl. 1. [Before 1891.] Printed base map with linguistic areas painted and hand-lettered; some manuscript notations. 1 sheet. 22 in x 19 in. "Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," map printed in BAE-AR 7, 1891, Pl. 1, with annotations by J. N. B. Hewitt [After 1891.] 1 sheet. 22 in. x 19 in.
"Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J. W. Powell," map printed in BAE-AR 7, 1891, Pl. 1, with annotations by Cyrus Thomas. [Afer 1891.] 1 sheet 22 in. x 19 in. Found with Manuscript File No. 2400; transferred 6/1970.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3969
Other Title:
Linguistic families of American Indians north of Mexico
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 3969, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3969
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey

Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Correspondent:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Culture:
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
dated 1872
Scope and Contents:
Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in the possession of J. Owen Dorsey. See also photo of medallion, filed Dak. negative number 48,408.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4815

OPPS NEG 48408
Citation:
Manuscript 4815, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4815
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Shields

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 79
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941 January 6
Scope and Contents:
Includes George Hunt to Herbert W. Krieger, 1/6/41 re his information to Krieger on Kiowa shields and references to demonstrations of sign language for J. P. Harrington.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4821 Anthropological Society of Washington records

Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
32 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1879-1993
Summary:
The record of the Anthropological Society of Washington concern its organization, membership, and management of its business affairs. Records of its early meetings include not only minutes but also summaries--and at times almost complete papers--of its talks and discussions. Often these are manuscripts written by the speakers. There are also small quantities of documents concerning many of the national and local developments in which the society was involved. In addition, documents of the 1950s and 1960s concern the society's special publications and special programs that often involved appearances by outstanding anthropologists from outside Washington.
Scope and Content Note:
These papers reflect the activities of the Anthropological Society of Washington, D. C. (ASW) for the years 1879 through 1993. The collection includes the constitution and by-laws; minutes of meetings, including abstracts of papers read; correspondence; reports of the Curator; records of the Treasurer; records of the Secretary; data concerning ASW history abstracted from its records; publications of the ASW; publications relating to the history of the ASW and its affiliates; publications by and about early members of the ASW which have been placed in different National Anthropological Archives' (NAA) collections; Secretary's records (1950 - 1976); records of the Treasurer (1953 - 1975); records and photographs regarding the exhibit "Anthropology and the Nation's Capitol"; sound recordings (1971, 1974); records of the Secretary, (1920 - 1923; John P. Harrington); general and financial records (1977 - 1992); and, records of the President (1991 - 1993; William C. Sturtevant).

Portions of the collection were donated to the NAA at different times. Series One through Ten comprised the original donation which was made in 1968. The second deposit, Series Eleven through Sixteen, and the third deposit, Series Seventeen, were made at later dates. The entire collection is comprised of thirty-two boxes of material.

The records concern ASW organization, membership and management. Records of its early meetings include not only minutes but also summaries - and, at times, almost complete papers - of talks and discussions. Often the speakers wrote these manuscripts. There are also some documents concerning the national and local developments in which the ASW was involved. In addition, documents of the 1950s and 1960s concern special publications and special programs that often involved appearances by outstanding anthropologists from outside Washington. Persons whose correspondence and other materials are in the records include Lewis Allen, William H. Babcock, Frank Baker, Ralph L. Beals, John W. Bennett, Margaret C. Blaker, Daniel G. Brinton, Franz Boas, John G. Bourke, Robert J. Braidwood, Solon J. Buck, George F. Carter, Joseph B. Casagrande, John M. Cooper, Stewart Culin, Frank H. Cushing, Frances Densmore, George Devereux, George A. Dorsey, Cora Du Bois, George S. Duncan, Loren C. Eiseley, Clifford Evans, William N. Fenton, J. Walter Fewkes, Regina Flannery, Alice C. Fletcher, Robert H. Fletcher, Weston Flint, Daniel Folkmar, Theodore Gaus, Thomas F. Gladwin, Pliny E. Goddard, Joseph H. Greenberg, William C. Haag, Alfred I. Hallowell, Paul Haupt, J. N. B. Hewitt, Frederick Webb Hodge, Walter Hough, Ales Hrdlicka, Olive E. Hite, William Henry Jackson, Neil M. Judd, Clyde Kluckhohn, Eugene I. Knez, Margaret L. Lantis, Thomas J. Larson, Carl Lumholtz, Arthur MacDonald, Bela C. Maday, Otis T. Mason, R. H. Mathews, Washington Matthews, George C. Maynard, Ernst Mayr, Betty J. Meggars, John C. Merriam, Truman Michelson, Warren K. Moorehead, WJ McGee, Joseph D. McGuire, James Mooney, George P. Murdock, Marshall T. Newman, P. B. Pierce, Eric K. Reed, Saul H. Riesenberg, Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr., Adolph H. Schultz, Frank M. Setzler, Lauriston Sharp, Antonio Carlos Simoens da Silva, Albert C. Spaulding, Frederick Starr, Julian H. Steward, T. Dale Stewart, Willima Duncan Strong, William C. Sturtevant, John R. Swanton, Robert M. Tatum, Cyrus Thomas, William Wallace Tooker, George L. Trager, L. B. Tuckerman, Waldo R. Wedel, J. S. Weiner, Erminie Wheeler Voeglin, Leslie A. White, Arnold M. Withers, and Richard B. Woodbury.
Arrangement:
SERIES 1. CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

SERIES 2. MINUTES (INCLUDING ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS READ)

SERIES 4. REPORTS OF THE CURATOR

SERIES 5. RECORDS OF THE TREASURER

SERIES 6. RECORDS OF THE SECRETARY

SERIES 7. DATA CONCERNING THE HISTORY OF THE ASW ABSTRACTED FROM ITS RECORDS

SERIES 8. PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASW

SERIES 9. PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE ASW AND ITS AFFILIATES

SERIES 10. PUBLICATIONS BY AND ABOUT EARLY MEMBERS OF THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

SERIES 11. SECRETARY'S RECORDS, 1950 - 1976

SERIES 12. RECORDS OF THE TREASURER, 1953 - 1975

SERIES 13. RECORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS REGARDING THE EXHIBIT "ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE NATION'S CAPITOL"

SERIES 14. SOUND RECORDINGS, 1971 - 1974

SERIES 15. RECORDS OF THE SECRETARY, 1920 - 1923: J. P. HARRINGTON

SERIES 16. GENERAL AND FINANCIAL RECORDS, 1977 - 1992

SERIES 17. RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENT, 1991 - 1993:
Biographical/Historical note:
The Anthropological Society of Washington (ASW) was founded in a series of meetings beginning February 10, 1879. It was formally organized on February 17, 1879. On December 13, 1887, it was incorporated in the District of Columbia. According to its original charter, its purpose was to encourage "the study of the natural history of man, especially with reference to America". Membership was open to all who were interested in anthropology. There was some discussion as to a name for the society; some favored the title "The Archaeological and Ethnological Society," but the name "The Anthropological Society of Washington" was finally adopted.

It was provided that all business of the Society should be conducted by a council, afterward called a board of managers. In this way the Society's meetings, except the annual meetings when officers were elected, could be devoted entirely to anthropologic work. The vice-presidents were the officers on whom mainly depended the work of the Society. They presided over their respective sections and represented them in the council, and papers pertaining to the subject of a particular section were referred to the council by the vice-president representing that section.

Founded in 1879, only ten years later, the ASW boasted a membership of over 200 individuals. From its beginning, the ASW has been essentially a local organization serving the needs of anthropologists in the capital city. Since government-sponsored anthropology centered in Washington - in the earlier days largely at the Smithsonian Institution, and, later, extending to other agencies and, in the 20th century, to local area universities - the talks and discussions have involved leading anthropologists involved in original work at the forefront of their disciplines. It followed that ASW's early membership, in spite of its essentially local nature, was nationally and internationally known. Furthermore, in the "American Anthropologist", the ASW established the first American journal of national scope concerned exclusively with anthropology, and the publication provided an outlet for anthropologists throughout the country.

During the early decades of the twentieth century, with the American Ethnological Society (AES) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and its Section H (Anthropology), the ASW played a role in the founding of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), the organization to become the major national organization for English-speaking North American anthropologists. The influence of the Washingtonians was particularly evident in the fact that the AAA became a general membership organization rather than restricted to professionals. Arrangements were thus possible for ASW membership to bring automatic AAA affiliation, a fact allowing the ASW, with its large nonprofessional membership, to exert considerable influence over the national organization. Before AAA establishment, Section H of the American Association for the Advancement of Science moved to make the "American Anthropologist" a truly national journal in 1898. The "Anthropologist" was placed under two owners, (WJ McGee, of Washington, and Franz Boas, of New York) and a board of managers drawn from anthropologists of Washington and other major cities. With the founding of the AAA in 1902, it took over the journal as the official organ of the AAA, ASW, and AES.

Yet another instance of ASW influence came during the 1940's, when many anthropologists were in federal service. It was these anthropologists who perceived AAA weakness: its large nonprofessional membership and its failure to bring many professionals onto its roster. They readily understood these as handicaps in influencing post-World War II federal policies affecting the social sciences. ASW initially provided the manpower, forum, and funds for a drive toward a more professional association. The ASW did this despite adjustments in its relations with the AAA that, of necessity, followed.

On the local scene, ASW was a founding organization of the Joint Commission of Scientific Societies, which eventually developed into the Washington Academy of Sciences. In 1899, it absorbed the members of the Washington-based Women's Anthropological Society of America. It also played a part in founding the Social Science Federation of Washington. In addition, the ASW became involved in movements of local interest that ranged from opposition to the anti-vivisectionism of the local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to an interest in the George Washington Memorial Fund and the improvement of the dwellings of the poor.
Provenance:
The original collection (1879-1965; 17 boxes) was deposited in the SOA Archives (now the National Anthropological Archives {NAA}) September 19, 1968 by Clifford Evans, Smithsonian Office of Anthropology, in accordance with a letter to Evans from Conrad C. Reining, President, ASW, September 13, 1968. The records had been in the custody of Dr. Evans since 1956, when he served as chairman of a committee to review and arrange the records. In 1968, Evans recommended to the ASW that the records be placed in the NAA Archives. Other deposits since.
Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Rights:
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Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4821
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RECORDS OF THE SECRETARY: J. P. HARRINGTON

Collection Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920 - 1923
Collection Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4821, Series 15
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Washington Academy of Sciences Material: "Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences", August 19, 1920; "Directory of the Washington Academy of Sciences and Affiliated Societies"

Collection Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1921
Collection Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Proceedings of the Anthropological Society of Washington, minutes

Collection Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Notices of meetings

Collection Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Notes

Collection Creator:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Anthropological Society of Washington Records are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Anthropological Society of Washington Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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