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MS 4695 Minor Archaeological Papers by W. H. Holmes

Creator:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Extent:
24 Items (Approximately papers Approximately 24 papers)
260 Items (Approximately pages Approximately 260 pages)
Culture:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1872-1920 assembled May 7th, 1932."
Scope and Contents:
The Story of the Human Race. Notes for Lecture. 1916. (Sketches Nos. I and IX Missing) 2. Bearing of Archeological Evidence on the Place of Origin and on the Question of the Unity or Plurality of the American Race. 1912. 3. Art in Stone. Lithic Art in History. 4. Stone Age Among Eastern and Northern Tribes. 5. The Place of Archeology in Human History. 1915. 6. American Archeology. Prepared for the International Cyclopedia. 1913. 7. Dr. Holmesʹ Letter to Colonel Sherrill, April 29, 1925 concerning erection of bronze copy of the Piney Branch Quarry group. One illustration. 8. The Great Lesson of the Quarry Shops. 9. The End of Paleolithic Man in America, 1889-1894.
10. America and the Far East. 11. Paper on trans-oceanic contacts. (First six pages of this article missing.) 12. The American Man and his Culture. 13. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities. Preface and table of Contents. (Volume left unfinished with Mr. Judd, Bulletin 60, pt. 2)
14. Report to Dr. Langley suggesting archeological explorations. 1904. 15. The Story of our Local Aborigines, Historic and Prehistoric. (Lecture for museum course, 1918-19.) 16. Sites of Aboriginal Occupation. (Local) 17. On the Race History and Facial Characteristics of the Aboriginal Americans. (Taken from Art and Archeology, and incomplete.) 18. An Adventure with the Indians. 1875. 19. Letter of W. H. Jackson to W. H. Holmes, Fort Defiance, Arizona Territory, April 27, 1877. Re issue of cattle to the Navajo Indians and other matters. -- Miscellaneous scraps.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4695
Local Note:
Photographs filed separately; see separate catalog entry under Photos, 4695 (part).
Topic:
Archeology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Art  Search this
Archeology -- quarries  Search this
Early man in America  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
District of Columbia -- Piney Branch Quarry -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4695, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4695
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4695

MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs

Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Greenwood, Walter B.  Search this
Hill, Ernest H. Jr  Search this
Kyte, Dorothy  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
Morgan, Dorothy  Search this
Smith, George Hubert  Search this
Stern, Theodore, 1917-  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Correspondent:
Allyn, Harriet M.  Search this
Antevs, Ernst V.  Search this
Baker, Frank C.  Search this
Chaney, Ralph W.  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Figgins, J.D.  Search this
Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-1996  Search this
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974  Search this
Hall, Marion  Search this
Harcus, John  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Hitchcock, Virginia Beth  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Howard, Edgar B.  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
McCarty, Oscar  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Moomaw, Jack C.  Search this
Ray, Cyrus N.  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Richards, Horace G.  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Shepard, Anna O.  Search this
Van Devanter, D.W.  Search this
Van Riet, Clarence  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Woodbury, George  Search this
Author:
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Anderson, Jack C.  Search this
Baby, Raymond S.  Search this
Atkins, Ruth  Search this
Deacon, John C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Papers : 5.4 linear feet (16 boxes)
1 Item (Photographs : ca 3100 prints and negatives)
1 Item (Maps and illustrations )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Archeology
Bc53, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico -- Archeology
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Colorado -- Archeology
Arizona -- Archeology
New Mexico -- Archeology
Agate Basin, Wyoming -- Archeology
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection of Rober's papers and photographs is almost excluvely concerned with his scientific fieldwork and resulting publications. It is not complete; for example, there is little in the photographs concerning his work at Agate Basin in Wyoming (though some related site forms are part of the records of the River Basin Surveys). Apparently, some of the series that form the records of the RBS began as Roberts's own files and were simply continued once his interest turned to the administration of the RBS. For instance, there is correspondence concerning Robert's work in New Mexico among the RBS correspondence series. The file of correspondence in manuscript 4851 is a miscellany with few letters from any one correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr. studied history and English at the University of Denver and after receiving his B.A.worked briefly as a journalist. Entering graduate school at Denver he was influenced by Etienne Bernadeau Renaud and, later, Jean Allard Jeacon. Although his studies toward a master's degree were in political science, he carried out archeological work among ruins in the Piedra-Pagosa region of the San Juan River valley in southwestern Colorado and became an instructor in archeology at the University of Denver. In 1923, he became an assistant curator at the Colorado State Museum.
Robert's formal training in archeology came through subsequent studies at Harvard University, where he received a Ph.D. in 1927. While a student, he worked during the summers of 1925 and 1926 for Neil Merton Judd on expeditions to Chaco Canyon. Judd offered him the opportunity to study pottery sequences, expanding upon work already carried out successfully for the Piedra region. From his work under Judd, Roberts produced his dissertation. The work also led to a permanent appointment as an archeologist with the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology in 1926.
For some time after this, Roberts continued to work primarily among ruins in the Southwest. In 1927, he conducted excavations at Shabik'esche Village in Chaco Canyon and carried on excavations at Kiathuthlunna on the Long H Ranch in eastern Arizona. In 1930, he excavated in the Village of the Great Kivas on the Zuni reservation and, in 1931-1933, worked along the Whitewater River in eastern Arizona and at a site near Allantown, Arizona. For the University of New Mexico Field School in 1940-1941, Roberts directed expeditions to the Bc-53 site in Chaco Canyon.
Throughout this work Roberts's primary interest was "the early structure and sequences of Southwestern culture." This led to Roberts's ultimate interest in the problem of early man in America. He was asked to inspect the discoveries at the original Fosom site in 1927, and over time became convinced of an error in contemporary thinking about the relatively recent arrival of humans in the New World. He was increasingly drawn to study the problem and particuarly after 1933, devoted most of his field work to it. Between 1934 and 1940, he worked at Lindenmeier, a Folsom campsite in northern Colorado. In 1941, he excavated the Mons site near the Peaks of Otter in Virginia, though failing to find expected remains of early man. In the same year, he worked at a Folsom site at San Jon, New Mexico, and, in 1942, another Folsom site in the Agate Basin in Wyoming. In 1943--again in connection with this interest in early man--he carried out a reconnaissance of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Texas. In addition, Roberts inspected other sites in Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Saskatchewan.
Roberts also worked briefly with other interests. In 1932, he served as an advisor to the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C., in its excavation at Chichen Itza and Uxmal in the Yucatan. In 1933-1934, he conducted a Civil Works Administration expedition to excavate mounds in the Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee. In 1956-1960, he was on the advisory council for the National Park Service's Wetherill Mesa Project.
In the administration of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Roberts became the assistant chief under Matthew Williams Stirling in 1944. In 1946, he became, in addition, the director of the BAE's River Basin Surveys, a salvage archeological program concerned with areas where the federal government was planning dams and reservoirs. In 1947, he became the associate director of the BAE and, in 1958, its director. In addition to these duties and his scientific work, Roberts served as American representative to the League of Nations' International Conference of Archeologists at Cairo in 1937 and as representative on the International Commission for Sites and Monuments in 1939-1942. During World War II, he was involved with the Ethnogeographic Board, an organization that provided liaison between federal war agencies and the scientific community. For the board, Roberts prepared a survival manual and a volume on Egypt and the Suez Canal that was issued as one of the Smithsonian's War Background Studies. For several years later in his life, Roberts was also on the National Council for Historical Sites and Buildings. He also served the Smithsonian on committees concerned primarily with personnel.
Outside official duties, Roberts represented the American Anthropological Association on the National Research Council in 1935-1949. In 1936, he was president of the Anthropological Society of Washington and, in 1944, vice president of the AAA. In 1949, he became president of the Washington Academy of Sciences. A founding member of the Society for American Archaeology and a member of the committee that drafts its constitution and bylaws, Roberts served that organization as president in 1950. In 1952, he became a vice president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Local Numbers:
MS 4851
Restrictions:
The photographic negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Topic:
Early man -- in America  Search this
Shiloh National Military Park  Search this
Lindenmeier site, Colorado -- Archeology  Search this
Shiloh Mound, Tennessee -- Archeology  Search this
San Jon, New Mexico -- Archeology  Search this
Piedra District, Colorado -- Archeology  Search this
Kiathuthlanna, Arizona -- Archeology  Search this
Village of the Great Kivas, New Mexico -- Archeology  Search this
Whitewater District, Arizona -- Archeology  Search this
Wyoming -- Archeology  Search this
Clear Fork site, Texas -- Archeology  Search this
Texas -- Archeology  Search this
Pagosa Springs, Colorado -- archeolgoy  Search this
Peaks of Otter -- Virginia -- Archeology  Search this
Virginia -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
MS 4851, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4851
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MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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"Early Man in America: What the Bones Have to Say"

Collection Creator:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999  Search this
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
To protect the privacy of individuals, some materials have been separated and access to them has been restricted.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Frank Spencer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frank Spencer Papers
Frank Spencer Papers / Series 3: Aleš Hrdlička
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2002-21-ref339

1912: "Early Man in America"

Collection Creator:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 151
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
Collection Restrictions:
The Aleš Hrdlička papers are open for research.

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Collection Citation:
Aleš Hrdlička papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Aleš Hrdlička papers
Aleš Hrdlička papers / Series 22: Manuscripts of Writings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1974-31-ref3693

Wilson, Thomas

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
Extent:
(2 of 21)
Container:
Box 85
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Includes notes re early man in America, with illustration.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15325

Early man in America

Collection Creator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Stirling, Marion  Search this
Extent:
8 Folders
Container:
Box 42
Box 43
Box 44
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1888-1959
Collection Restrictions:
The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers are open for research.

The scrapbooks listed in Series 1.7 are restricted due to preservation concerns. Please contact the reference archivist for more information.

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Collection Citation:
Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers
Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers / Series 6: Anthropological journals
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-24-ref870

The occurrence in Panama of two types of Paleo-Indian projectile points

Author:
Cooke, Richard G.  Search this
Bird, Junius  Search this
Bryan, A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1977
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_107312

Early Man in America from a Circum-Pacific Perspective, edited by A. Bryan

Author:
Stanford, Dennis J.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1982
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_92416

View of Bank of Canal with Arrows Indicating Location Of Skeletal Material n.d

Creator:
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205400
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44740

Profile of Southern Bank of Canal Near Location of Skeletal Material n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 003 in x 004 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205501
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44741

Profile of Southern Bank of Canal Showing Location Of Skeletal Material n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 003 in x 004 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205502
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44742

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205600
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44743

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205700
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44744

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205800
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44745

View of Bank of Canal with Numbers Marking Location of Skeleton #2 n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 003 in x 004 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205901
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44746

View of Bank of Canal at Location of Skeleton #2 With Numbers Marking Soil Strata n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 003 in x 004 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07205902
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44747

View of Southern Bank of Canal Showing Straitigraphy n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07206000
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_44748

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07206100
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44749

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 006 in x 007 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07206200
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44750

Object n.d

Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07206300
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_44751

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