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Vocabulary of the Kwakiutl language by Franz Boas

Author:
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Physical description:
pages 34-82 23 cm
Type:
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Date:
1893
Topic:
Indians of North America--Language  Search this
Kwakiutl language  Search this
Call number:
PM1641 .B63 1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1011075

Die Ziele der Ethnologie Vortrag gehalten im Deutschen gesellig-wissenschaftlichen Verein von New York, am 8. März 1888 von Franz Boas

Author:
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Physical description:
30 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1889
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers

Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Correspondent:
La Flesche family  Search this
Aldrich, Charles F.  Search this
Alexander, Hartley B.  Search this
Allen, James T.  Search this
Andrews, Gleorge L.  Search this
Armstrong, S.C.  Search this
Ashley, Robert H.  Search this
Atkins, John D.C.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bowditch, Charles P. (Charles Pickering), 1842-1921  Search this
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899  Search this
Brown, George LeRoy  Search this
Burlin, Natalie Curtis, 1875-1921  Search this
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946  Search this
Copley, John T.  Search this
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927  Search this
Dawes, E.S.  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dixon, Roland Burrage, 1875-1934  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914  Search this
Ellinwood, F.F.  Search this
Farabee, William Curtis, 1865-1925  Search this
Farley, Caryl E.  Search this
Farley, Rosalie La Flesche  Search this
Farwell, Arthur  Search this
Fellowes, R.S.  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Fillmore, John Comfort, 1843-1898  Search this
Fillmore, L.H.  Search this
Fillmore, Thomas Hill  Search this
Freire-Marreco, Barbara W. (Barbara Whitchurch), 1879-1967  Search this
Gay, E. Jane  Search this
Griffith, Elmer C.  Search this
Guthrie, William Norman  Search this
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Hall, C.C.  Search this
Hall, Charles Lemon, 1847-1940  Search this
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919  Search this
Heth, H.  Search this
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Jackson, Sheldon  Search this
Johnston, Catherine M.  Search this
Kincaid, William  Search this
La Flesche, Joseph  Search this
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928  Search this
MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McBeth, Kate C., 1832-1915  Search this
McBeth, Sue L., -1893  Search this
McCown, S.M.  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
McGuire, Joseph D. (Joseph Deakins), 1842-1916  Search this
Mead, Frances K.  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Merrick, Fannie  Search this
Merrick, Jessie  Search this
Moon, Karl  Search this
Moore, Homer  Search this
Morgan, Caroline S.  Search this
Morgan, John T.  Search this
Murie, James R.  Search this
Myers, John L.  Search this
Nuttal, Maria Magdalena  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Petter, W.H.  Search this
Pettigrew, Frederick W., 1850-1901  Search this
Picotte, Susan La Flesche  Search this
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924  Search this
Price, Hiram  Search this
Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Quinn, Daniel  Search this
Robertson, Alice M.  Search this
Rogers, Emily F.  Search this
Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917  Search this
Seymour, Thomas Day  Search this
Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1825-1908  Search this
St. Cyr, Julia  Search this
Starr, Frederick  Search this
Stuart, James  Search this
Talbot, Emily  Search this
Teller, W.J.  Search this
Thaw, William  Search this
Tozzer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marston), 1877-1954  Search this
Wallaschek, Richard  Search this
Westcott, Edith  Search this
Wilkinson, G.W.  Search this
Wilkinson, Hattie M.  Search this
Willoughby, Charles Clark  Search this
Names:
Carr, Lucien, 1829-1915  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Extent:
19 Linear feet (50 boxes)
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Quechua  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Zapotec  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Hitchiti  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Juaneño Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1873-1939
Summary:
These papers reflect the professional lives of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923), an ethnologist with the Peabody Museum of Harvard and collaborator with the Bureau of American Ethnology, and Francis La Flesche (1856-1923), an anthropologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Due to the close professional and personal relationship of Fletcher and La Flesche, their papers have been arranged jointly. The papers cover the period from 1874 to 1939. Included in the collection is correspondence, personal diaries, lectures, field notes and other ethnographic papers, drafts, musical transcriptions, publications by various authors, maps and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
These papers reflect the professional lives of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923), an ethnologist with the Peabody Museum of Harvard University and collaborator with the Bureau of American Ethnology, and Francis La Flesche (1856-1923), an anthropologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Due to the close professional and personal relationship of Fletcher and La Flesche, their papers have been arranged jointly. The papers cover the period from 1874 to 1939. Included in the collection is correspondence, personal diaries, lectures, field notes and other ethnographic papers, drafts, musical transcriptions, publications by various authors, maps and photographs.

The papers have been divided into three general categories: the papers of Alice Cunningham Fletcher, the papers of Francis La Flesche, and the ethnographic research of Fletcher and La Flesche. The first two categories represent personal and professional materials of Fletcher and La Flesche. The third section holds the majority of the ethnographic material in the collection.

Of primary concern are Fletcher and La Flesche's ethnological investigations conducted among the Plains Indians, particularly the Omaha and Osage. Fletcher's Pawnee field research and her allotment work for the Bureau of Indian Affairs among the Omaha, Nez Perce, and Winnebago are represented in the collection. A substantial portion of the ethnographic material reflects Fletcher and La Flesche's studies of Native American music. Much of the correspondence in the papers of Fletcher and La Flesche is rich with information about the situation of Omaha peoples in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Also included in the collection are documents related to Fletcher's work with the Archaeological Institute of America and the School for American Archaeology. Additionally, substantial amounts of Fletcher's early anthropological and historical research are found among her correspondence, lectures, anthropological notes, and early field diaries. La Flesche's literary efforts are also generously represented.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into the following 3 series: 1) Alice Cunningham Fletcher papers, 1873-1925; 2) Francis La Flesche papers, 1881-1930; 3) Papers relating to the anthropological research of Alice Fletcher and Francis La Flesche, 1877-1939.

Series 1: Alice Cunningham Fletcher papers is divided into the following 10 subseries: 1.1) Incoming correspondence, 1874-1923 (bulk 1882-1923); 1.2) Outgoing correspondence, 1873-1921; 1.3) Correspondence on specific subjects, 1881-1925; 1.4) Correspondence between Fletcher and La Flesche, 1895-1922; 1.5) Publications, 1882-1920; 1.6) Organizational records, 1904-1921; 1.7) General anthropological notes, undated; 1.8) Lectures, circa 1878-1910; 1.9) Diaries, 1881-1922; 1.10) Biography and memorabilia, 1878-1925.

Series 2: Francis La Flesche papers is divided into the following 6 subseries: 2.11) General correspondence, 1890-1929; 2.12) Correspondence on specific subjects, 1881-1930; 2.13) Publications, 1900-1927; 2.14) Literary efforts, undated; 2.15) Personal diaries, 1883-1924; 2.16) Biography and memorabilia, 1886-1930.

Series 3: Papers relating to the anthropological research of Alice Fletcher and Francis La Flesche is divided into the following 12 subseries: 3.17) Alaska, 1886-1887; 3.18) Earth lodges, 1882, 1898-1899; 3.19) Music, 1888-1918; 3.20) Nez Perce, 1889-1909; 3.21) Omaha, 1882-1922; 3.22) Osage, 1896-1939; 3.23) Pawnee, 1897-1910; 3.24) Pipes, undated; 3.25) Sioux, 1877-1896; 3.26) Other tribes, 1882-1922; 3.27) Publications collected, 1884-1905, undated; 3.28) Photographs, undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923) was an ethnologist with the Peabody Museum of Harvard and collaborator with the Bureau of American Ethnology. Francis La Flesche (1856-1923) was an anthropologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Chronology of the Life of Alice Cunningham Fletcher

1838 March 15 -- Born in Havana, Cuba

1873-1876 -- Secretary, American Association for Advancement of Women

1879 -- Informal student of anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

1881 -- Field trip to Omaha and Rosebud Agencies

1882 -- Assistant in ethnology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

1882 -- Helped secure land in severalty to Omaha Indians

1882-1883 -- Begins collaboration with Francis La Flesche on the Peabody Museum's collection of Omaha and Sioux artifacts

1883-1884 -- Special Agent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Omaha Agency

1886 -- Bureau of Education investigation of Alaskan native education

1887-1888 -- Special Disbursing Agent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Winnebago Agency

1889-1892 -- Special Agent for allotment, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Nez Perce Agency

1890-1899 -- President, Women's Anthropological Society of America

1891-1923 -- Mary Copley Thaw Fellow, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

1892-1893 -- Department of Interior consultant, World's Columbian Exposition

1896 -- Vice-President, Section H, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1897 -- Collaborator, Bureau of American Ethnology

1899-1916 -- Editorial board, American Anthropologist

1900 -- Published Indian Story and Song from North America

1901-1902 -- Advisory committee, Anthropology Department, University of California at Berkeley

1903 -- President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1904 -- Published The Hako: A Pawnee Ceremony with James Murie

1904 -- Member, ethnology section, Louisiana Purchase Exposition

1905 -- President, American Folk-lore Society

1908-1913 -- Chair, Managing Committee of School of American Archaeology

1911 -- Honorary Vice-President, Section H, British Association for Advancement of Science

1911 -- Published The Omaha Tribe with Francis La Flesche

1913 -- Chair Emeritus, Managing Committee of School of American Archaeology

1915 -- Published Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs Arranged from American Indian Ceremonials and Sports

1923 April 6 -- Died in Washington, D.C.

Chronology of the Life of Francis La Flesche

1857 December 25 -- Born on Omaha Reservation near Macy, Nebraska

1879 -- Lecture tour, Ponca chief Standing Bear

1881 -- Interpreter, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

1881-1910 -- Clerk, Bureau of Indian Affairs

1891 -- Informally adopted as Fletcher's son

1892 -- LL.B., National University Law School

1893 -- LL.M., National University Law School

1900 -- Published The Middle Five: Indian Boys at School

1906-1908 -- Marriage to Rosa Bourassa

1910-1929 -- Ethnologist, Bureau of American Ethnology

1911 -- Published The Omaha Tribe with Alice Fletcher

1921 -- Published The Osage Tribe, Part One

1922 -- Member, National Academy of Sciences

1922-1923 -- President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1925 -- Published The Osage Tribe, Part Two

1926 -- Honorary Doctor of Letters, University of Nebraska

1928 -- Published The Osage Tribe, Part Three

1932 -- Published Dictionary of the Osage Language

1932 September 5 -- Died in Thurston County, Nebraska

1939 -- Posthumous publication of War Ceremony and Peace Ceremony of the Osage Indians
Related Materials:
Additional material related to the professional work of Fletcher and La Flesche in the National Anthropological Archives may be found among the correspondence of the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) and the records of the Anthropological Society of Washington.

Sound recordings made by Fletcher and La Flesche can be found at the Library of Congress. The National Archives Records Administration hold the Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), including those relating to allotments in severalty for the Nez Perce by Alice Fletcher. The Nebraska Historical Society has diaries, letters and clippings regarding the La Flesche family, including correspondence of Francis La Flesche and Fletcher. The Radcliffe College Archives holds a manuscript account of Alice Fletcher's four summers with the Nez Perce (1889-1892). Correspondence between Fletcher and F. W. Putnam is also located at the Peabody Museum Archives of Harvard University.
Separated Materials:
Ethnographic photographs from the collection have been catalogued by tribe in Photo Lot 24.

Glass plate negatives from the collection have been catalogued by tribe in the BAE glass negatives collection (Negative Numbers 4439-4515).
Provenance:
The papers of Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche have been received from an undocumented number of sources. Portions of Fletcher's ethnographic papers were donated to the archives by Mrs. G. David Pearlman in memory of her husband in 1959.
Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

Access to the Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pipes -- American Indian  Search this
Earth houses  Search this
Music -- American Indian  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4558
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Online Media:

MS 7548 Chemakum vocabulary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages
Culture:
Chemakum Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1890
Scope and Contents:
The first page concerns phonology.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7548
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7548, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7548
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7548

MS 7072 Descriptions of Tsimshian totem poles and descriptions and text relating to Tsimshian masks

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Tsimshian  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7072
Local Note:
Provenance unknown.
autograph document
Topic:
Masks -- Tsimshian  Search this
Totems and totem poles -- Tsimshian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7072, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7072
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 719 Caloltq Texts

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Culture:
K'omoks (Comox)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of: "Caloltq Texts" with interlinear translation, 20 pages; "Caloltq Explanations," 6 pages; vocabulary apparently relating to text, 35 pages; grammatical notes, possibly unrelated to text (written on smaller sheets), dated January, 1891, 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 719
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 719, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS719
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms719

MS 711-b Catloltq-English vocabulary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
600 Items (ca. slips ca. 600 slips)
Culture:
K'omoks (Comox)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In Boas' writing, in no apparent order. Letters and numbers in upper corners may refer to a text.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 711-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 711-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS711B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 7011 A.S. Gatschet Scrapbook

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
138 Pages
Culture:
Atakapa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Place:
Central America
Date:
ca. 1885-96
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Copies of Science and other publications including a poem entitled "The Scientific Scrap, or the Battle of the Bone Hunter (after Bret Harte): "The Atakapa Language," Lake Charles (Louisiana) Echo, February 14, 1885, by Gatschet; form and instructions by F.W. Putnam and Franz Boas for collecting physical anthropological data for the World's Columbian Exposition. Also includes notes on Central American languages and dialects, a map of Central America annotated with the locations of linguistic groups, and notes on rules and notes for preparing subvouchers for the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7011
Other Title:
The Scientific Scrap, or the Battle of the Bone Hunter
The Atakapa Language
Topic:
Expositions -- World's Columbian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 7011, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7011
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7011

MS 4118-b Tlingit-English vocabulary

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Vocabulary and grammatical notes; pages numbered 4-22.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4118-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4118-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4118B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4324 Chinook linguistic material

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Culture:
Chinook  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This consists only of photostat copies of the following articles: The Vocabulary of the Chinook Language (Boas), reprinted from the American Anthropologist, Volume 6- Number 1, January-March 1904. Morphology of the Chinook Verb (Swanton), American Anthropologist, N.S. II, pages 199-237.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4324
Local Note:
Photostat copies
Other Title:
The Vocabulary of the Chinook Language
Morphology of the Chinook Verb
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4324, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4324
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
American Anthropological Association  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 6, 1903
Scope and Contents:
Regarding reorganization or founding of an anthropological society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
June 3, 1899
Scope and Contents:
Requesting assistance in finding employment for the son of a friend.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(6)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 1, 1897
Scope and Contents:
Regarding estrangement between Frank H. Cushing and Jesse Walter Fewkes.
Arrangement:
Item
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Letter

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Dinwiddie, William, 1867-1934  Search this
Names:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 16, 1900
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Letter from Reuben Gold Thwaites

Creator:
Thwaites, Reuben Gold  Search this
Blair, E. Helen  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899  Search this
Addressee:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Culture:
Huron  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
October 1897
Scope and Contents:
Regarding the meaning of a passage in the Jesuit Relations about a Huron myth.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(18)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to W. J. McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
International Congress of Americanists, 1902  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
March 24, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Concerns preparation of the 1902 program of the International Congress of Americanists.
Arrangement:
item
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372 (16)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Correspondence among BAE staff

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Culture:
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 1920
Scope and Contents:
Concerning efforts to draft a letter to Franz Boas concerning errors in "Ethnology of the Kwakiutl."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(9)
Topic:
Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref9

MS 4117-b Materials relating to the Haida

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Culture:
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (1) Vocabulary and grammatical notes, mostly English-Haida, but not alphabetical. 1888. 20, 3 pages. (2) Haida-English vocabulary. Collected 1885-86. 16 pages. (3) Text in Haida, St. Matthew 2; and on last 2 pages, sketches concerning house construction. 6 pages. (4) "Haida legends: Legend of the Stastas; Raven legend; Story of the Clan Gittins; Shamans." 15 pages, typed, numbered 1-8, 18-22,
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4117-b
Other Title:
Haida legends: Legend of the Stastas; Raven legend; Story of the Clan Gitins; Shamans
Topic:
Habitations and other structures -- Haida  Search this
Folklore -- Haida  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 4117-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4117B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4117b

MS 3952 Wasco words, phrases, and text; Clackamas text, words, and phrases

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Wasco Indians  Search this
Clackamas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In handwriting of Franz Boas.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3952
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3952, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3952
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3952

MS 350-a Clackamas-English vocabulary

Annotator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Extent:
450 Items (ca. slips ca. 450 slips)
Culture:
Clackamas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On slips marked, "CL"at upper right. In hand of a clerk, with occasional corrections in the hand of Franz Boas. Unarranged, as of 1/64.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 350-a
Local Note:
Language identified by Dell Hymes, November 16, 1960.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Wasco language  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 350-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS350A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms350a
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