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Book of drawings by anonymous Arapaho artists

Collector:
McDonald, David N.  Search this
Collection Collector:
McDonald, David N.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (volume of 54 drawings, graphite, colored pencil, and ink, 21 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Maps
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
54 drawings on leaves of ruled and numbered paper from a ledger book, now disbound, covers not retained. Scenes are primarily of warfare, but also include horse raids, courting, and two maps. Several pages inscribed "Washee," a name recorded among both Cheyennes and Arapahoes in the 1880s.
Arrangement:
Subgroup
Biographical / Historical:
David N. McDonald graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1877. He served at Fort Sill, IT in 1878 and then at Fort Reno 1878-81, subsequently being posted in New Mexico, Arizona, and California.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4452-a2
Local Note:
Candace Green identified all the drawings in this book were probably drawn by Arapaho artists. Several pages are inscribed with the word Washee. Misreading of this as Nashee led to erroneous speculation that the drawings were associated with the Apache leader Naiche.
Place:
United States Indian Territory Fort Reno.
United States Oklahoma Fort Reno.
Album Information:
MS 4552A2 000
Provenance:
Myer, W. H.
Topic:
War -- Cheyenne  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Maps
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4452-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4452a-ref2

Anonymous Arapaho map of streams, tipis, and Sun Dance lodge

Collection Collector:
McDonald, David N.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, 20 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Maps
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
Numbered page 78. Inscriptions in several places reads "Washee."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08675400

NAA MS 4452-a2
Album Information:
NAA MS 4452A2 038
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Maps
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4452-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings / Book of drawings by anonymous Arapaho artists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4452a-ref86

Anonymous Arapaho drawing of map with tipi camp and figure of woman

Collection Collector:
McDonald, David N.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (2 leaves, graphite, 20 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Maps
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
Numbered pages 80 and 81. Inscription reads "Washee."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08675500

NAA INV 08675600

NAA MS 4452-a2
Album Information:
NAA MS 4452A2 039
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Maps
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4452-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings / Book of drawings by anonymous Arapaho artists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4452a-ref87
Additional Online Media:

Bureau of American Ethnology-Smithsonian Institution Illustrations 1880s-1960s

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Artist:
Brooke, Richard Norris  Search this
Clark, May S  Search this
Gill, Mary Wright  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
MacDonald, Harold  Search this
MacCauley, Clay 1843-1925  Search this
Mindeleff, Victor 1860-1948  Search this
Nichols, Hobart 1869-1962  Search this
Sawyer, Wells 1863-1960  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1850-1915  Search this
Willoughby, Alice Estelle  Search this
Photographer:
Densmore, Frances  Search this
Drucker, Philip 1911  Search this
Fenton, William Nelson  Search this
Gann, Thomas  Search this
Gillin, John Philip  Search this
Heizer, Robert Fleming 1915-1979  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez Sister 1891-1977  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Petersen, Karen Daniels  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H (Frank Harold Hanna) 1897-1966  Search this
Shimkin, Demitri Boris  Search this
Spencer, Robert F  Search this
Steggerda, Morris  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975  Search this
Webb, William S (William Snyder) 1882-1964  Search this
Weiant, C. W (Clarence Wolsey) 1897-1986  Search this
Subject:
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Physical description:
2898 items
Culture:
Nootkan archeology  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Quichua  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Charts
Maps
Photographs
Place:
Arizona
Whitewater District, Arizona
Alabama
Norris Basin, Alabama
Mexico
Tres Zapotes
Date:
1880s-1960s
Topic:
Poison--American Indians  Search this
Archeology  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Certain photographs will be copied only with the permission of the photographers
See more items in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Bureau of American Ethnology-Smithsonian Institution Illustrations 1880s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87738

State of Wyoming 1905

Creator:
General Land Office  Search this
Annotator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet 83 cm x 71 cm
Culture:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Maps
Date:
1905
Topic:
Topography  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 00000034
See more items in:
Map collection
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_2404

State of Wyoming (map) 1892

Creator:
General Land Office  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet 74 cm x 90 cm
Culture:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Maps
Date:
1892
Topic:
Topography  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 00000524
See more items in:
Map collection
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_2894

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