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MS 2925 Report of the Northern Alaska Exploring Expedition

Creator:
Stoney, George Morse, 1852-1905  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo -- birth  Search this
Eskimo -- Boats  Search this
Eskimo -- Dwellings  Search this
Eskimo -- Clothing  Search this
Eskimo -- Hide preparation  Search this
Eskimo -- anthropometry  Search this
Eskimo -- Folklore  Search this
Eskimo -- Trade  Search this
Eskimo -- Medicine  Search this
Eskimo -- Children  Search this
Eskimo -- puberty  Search this
Eskimo -- sledge  Search this
Eskimo -- deer drive  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
April 13, 1884-November 9, 1886
Scope and Contents:
This published account follows the manuscript in the main, with minor editorial changes, especially in the paragraphing and in arrangement of the sections. However, there are some paragraphs and several entire sections in the manuscript which do not appear in the published account. Manuscript page number 160-163. "Boats." Includes drawing of oomiak, kayak, and birchbark canoe, page 161. 163-165. "Houses." Includes drawing of ground plan and cross-section, page 164. 165-167. "Clothing." 167. "Tanning Skins." 167-168. "Thread, Rope, etc." 168-169. Line drawing and description of Malemute sledge. 175-179. "The Second Expedition. ...lists of the provisions, small stores and clothing, outfit, and trade articles of the expedition." 180-199. "Aurora." Observations, August 25, 1885-May 31, 1886. 200-207. "Explorer, Engines and Boiler; Particulars and Dimensions." 208-209. "First Expedition. Stores taken in stem cutter Helena on her survey trip." 210-216; Measurements of Uneluk, Putnam River Malemute, male, aged 32; [217-219] Apaucuk, No-to-ark River, Malemute, male, aged ca. 42; Tatantuk, Norton Sound Malemute, age unknown. [220-238] "Meteorological Observations," including original data sheets.
Manuscript page Number 8. Paragraph concerning native village, N.W. side of Nunivak Island. 10. Paragraph concerning native village, S.W. side of Sledge Island. 60. "Ground plan of hut showing interior." Ink diagram of hut described in published text, page 40. 82. "Section of hut showing interior." Diagram of hut described in published text, page 46. 121-22. "The Chipp or Ik-pik-puk River." 122-122 1/2. "The Colville or Kinyanook River." 127. "Puberty" and "Birth." (Published version lists "Parturation" in contents, but does not treat it in text.) 129. Native population figures. 134-35. Last paragraph of "Doctors" section, describing cure for petty illnesses, using shaman's belt and a stick. (Last 3 paragraphs in published version under "Doctors," pages 90-91, are not in Manuscript.) 139. Diagram of deer drive. 152-157. Legends." (Published version lists in Contents, "Native Legends as Chap. XIII, but this chapter is not in text. Chap. XIV of the Contents, "All Aboard for Home," is not in the published text, nor is it in the Manuscript.) 157-60. "Trade." Gives "articles most in demand," and "price list obtained from the traders" with value of trade goods in terms of number of skins.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2925
Local Note:
See Lt. George M. Stoney, Naval Explorations in Alaska; An Account of Two Naval Expeditions to Northern Alaska, with Official Maps of the Country Explored, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, 1900, 105 pages, 3 maps, 7 plates. line drawings.
Topic:
Boats -- Eskimo  Search this
Dwellings -- Eskimo  Search this
Clothing -- Eskimo  Search this
Hide preparation -- Eskimo  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Folklore -- Eskimo  Search this
Trade, gifts and exchanges -- Eskimo  Search this
Medicine -- Eskimo  Search this
Children and childbirth -- Eskimo  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2925, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2925
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2925

Model Of Boat With Oars, Mast, etc.

Donor Name:
Army Medical Museum  Search this
Object Type:
Canoe Model
Place:
Tokelau Islands (not certain), New Zealand (Aotearoa) (not certain), Polynesia (not certain)
Accession Date:
18 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014053
USNM Number:
E73067-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/314ab2403-28a9-4274-9915-392181e97d6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8476816
Online Media:

Carved Ivory Eskimo Boat

Donor Name:
Mrs. F F. Hilder  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo  Search this
Object Type:
Kayak Model
Place:
Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
7 Jul 1921
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
066786
USNM Number:
E316589-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33398e821-ad80-43ff-87e1-b3a6847cc256
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8391115
Online Media:

Stick Stored With Eskimo Boat Models

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Object Type:
Boat Model
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET17270-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33ae8fbc1-9e99-44b4-894c-090776f1dfe6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8497276

Small Figure With Wooden Visor Or Hunting Hat

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
EC595-1
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32a8cb7fb-1d4b-42c9-98bd-994b4c890183
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490306

Kayak, umiak, canoe / by Alison Fields ; with Barbara A. Hail ... [et al.]

Author:
Fields, Alison  Search this
Hail, Barbara A  Search this
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology  Search this
Subject:
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Umiaks  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 F516 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_813343

Model kayaks, umiaks, and canoes from the North Pacific in Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology collections / by Barbara A. Hail ... [et al.]

Author:
Hail, Barbara A  Search this
Subject:
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Umiaks  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 M64 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_813344

Qayaqs & canoes : Native ways of knowing / writer/editor, Jan Steinbright ; photography by Clark James Mishler

Title:
Qayaqs and canoes : Native ways of knowing
Author:
Jackson, Jan Steinbright  Search this
Mishler, Clark  Search this
Alaska Native Heritage Center  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 125 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Aleuts--Boats  Search this
Boats  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Call number:
E98.B6 S84 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741572

QAYAQ : kayaks of Alaska and Siberia / David W. Zimmerly ; Paul Gardinier, kayak exhibit coordinator

Author:
Zimmerly, David W. 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 103 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Alaska
Russia (Federation)
Siberia, Northeastern
Date:
2000
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_628295

Umiak : an illustrated guide / Skip Snaith ; illustrated by Tina Rose

Author:
Snaith, Skip  Search this
Physical description:
185 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Greenland
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Umiaks--Design and construction  Search this
Skin boats--Design and construction  Search this
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Boatbuilding  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 S63 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565829

Hooper Bay kayak construction / David W. Zimmerly

Author:
Zimmerly, David W. 1938-  Search this
National Museums of Canada  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 118 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Hooper Bay
Date:
1979
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Eskimos--Hunting  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Yupik Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_567645

A contextual study of the Caribou Eskimo kayak

Author:
Arima, E. Y (Eugene Yuji) 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 267 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northwest Territories
Date:
1975
Topic:
Caribou Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_568013

Contributions to kayak studies/ edited by E.Y. Arima ... [et al.]

Author:
Arima, E. Y (Eugene Yuji) 1938-  Search this
Canadian Museum of Civilization  Search this
Canadian Ethnology Service  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 347 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Canada
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Kayaks  Search this
Inuit--Boats  Search this
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 C65 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_597990

QAJAQ : kayaks of Siberia and Alaska / David W. Zimmerly ; Paul Gardinier, kayak exhibit coordinator

Author:
Zimmerly, David W. 1938-  Search this
Gardinier, Paul  Search this
Alaska State Museum  Search this
Anchorage Museum of History and Art  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : ill., map ; 23 x 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Alaska
Russia (Federation)
Siberia, Northeastern
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_482252

The canoe : a history of the craft from Panama to the Arctic / Kenneth G. Roberts & Philip Shackleton

Author:
Roberts, Kenneth G  Search this
Shackleton, Philip  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 279 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Canoes and canoeing--History  Search this
Boats  Search this
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_308020

Imaangmiut Eskimo careers : skinboats in Bering Strait / by Sergei Bogojavlensky

Author:
Bogojavlensky, Sergei  Search this
Physical description:
v, 250 leaves : map ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
King Island
Little Diomede Island
Date:
1969
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats--Social aspects  Search this
Eskimos--Hunting  Search this
Boats--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 B67 1969
E99.E7B67 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_325069

The skin boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska / by Stephen R. Braund

Author:
Braund, Stephen R  Search this
Physical description:
141 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Saint Lawrence Island
Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska)
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Eskimos--Material culture  Search this
Umiaks  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Boats  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_356923

Kajakki : typologis-etnohistoriallinen tutkielma = The kayak : a study in typology and ethnohistory / Jarmo Kankaanpää

Author:
Kankaanpää, Jarmo  Search this
Physical description:
121 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
Topic:
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Kayaks  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 K16 1989
E99.E7K16 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374777

Die Ausrüstung zur Seejagd der westlichen Eskimo : untersucht in ihrem kulturellen Kontext

Author:
Rousselot, Jean-Loup  Search this
Physical description:
x, 425 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
Topic:
Eskimos--Hunting  Search this
Eskimos--Fishing  Search this
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 R86 1983
E99.E7R86 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_200533

Use of the sea by Alaska natives : a historical perspective / by Karla Josephson

Author:
Josephson, Karla  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 95 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1974
Topic:
Eskimos--Fishing  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Aleuts--Fishing  Search this
Eskimos--Boats  Search this
Boats  Search this
Aleuts--Boats  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 J64X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_65655

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