Also includes typed letter to Editor of Science, June 7, 1887, on the subject "Do the enactments of the legislative bodies of this country tend toward justice or injustice ?" 13 pages. Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Professor W. J. McGee, which accompanied a letter sent by Mr Bell to Secretary Langley regarding the death of Major Powell; the letter dated September 27, 1902.
Manuscript notations show not only the location of mound sites, but also names and types of artifacts found (i.e. "carved stone," "axe heads," "broken pottery," etc.) at many of the sites. Base map is entitled, "Mexican Oilfields...Ozuluana County, State of Veracruz, 1916." In the lower right corner a note indicating when the blueprint was made perhaps reads, "Tampico, Tamp., Jan., 1917. C.C.C."
NAA MS 2539
Mrs Blaker this may be related to 2 small blueprints of "heights" on the Panuco River. [Mexico: Archeo Manuscript Number 2927]
blueprint of printed map with manuscript notations
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In copy of Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Language 1871. The comparison is in terms of numbers, apparently referring to relationship charts in Lewis Henry Morgan, Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, SCK 17, Washington, D. C., 1871. This Manuscript gives no native terms.
Dramas apparently pertain to the costumed dances of the Mixe of Oaxaca, as follows: Poetic drama, including Montezuma, Malinche and several others. Copied by Pecho P. Salinas, July 25, 1907. In Spanish. 25 pages. Poetic drama, including San Marco, the Emperor of Mexico and others. By Manuel Jose, October 1, 1891. In Spanish. 26 pages. Manuscript half in Spanish and half in Mixe (?). One of the speakers is Santiago. No date. (Contemporaneous with the above two ?). 13 pages.
Collected by Anna Israel, a teacher at Sherman Institute, and forwarded by her, November 16, 1908 to Dr. D. S. Lamb, Washington, D. C.; forwarded by Dr. Lamb to the Bureau of American Ethnology August 13, 1923. Transferred from the Bureau of American Ethnology Library, 1956.
MS 7040 "The Indian Nations. An Interesting Account of the History, Government, Legislation and Administration of Public Affairs by the Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws and Other Indian Nations, with their Present Condition."