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A topographical description of the western territory of North America containing a succinct account of its soil, climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners, and customs, with an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned : to which are added, the discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky, and an essay towards the topography, and natural history of that important country by John Filson : to which is added, I. the adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the first settlers, comprehending every important occcurrence in the political history of that province. II. the minutes of the Piankashaw Council, held at post St. Vincent's, April 15, 1784. III. an account of the Indian nations inhabiting within the limits of the thirteen United States; their manners and customs; and reflections on their origin by George Imlay ... ; illustrated with correct maps of the western territory of North America; of the state of Kentucky, as divided into counties, from the latent surveys; and a plan of the rapids of the Ohio

Title:
Western territory of North America DSI
Author:
Imlay, Gilbert 1754?-1828? http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50052799 http://viaf.org/viaf/29879965  Search this
Author:
Filson, John approximately 1747-1788 Discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucke http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n99270081 http://viaf.org/viaf/174309167  Search this
Subject:
Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79114053 http://viaf.org/viaf/40172183  Search this
Imlay, Gilbert 1754?-1828? Travel  Search this
Physical description:
[4], xvi, 433, [23] pages, [4] folded leaves of plates illustrations, maps 22 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
History
Place:
United States
Genesee Region (N.Y.)
Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.)
Kentucky
Mississippi River Valley
Ohio River Valley
Date:
1793
To 1803
To 1795
Topic:
Public lands  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F352 .I33 1793
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_966370

Researchers Say the Purpose of Sleep Shifts During the 'Terrible Twos'

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_cfc2ae81d5724556e6fff3259e48a7af

Figure

Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Catlinite/pipestone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
5.5 x 2.5 x 2.6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1967-1968
Catalog Number:
25/9126
Barcode:
259126.000
See related items:
Sioux
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d2b3dc78-095b-4376-93a8-5fccb7513567
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275115
Online Media:

War club model/miniature

Culture/People:
probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
War club model/miniature
Media/Materials:
Stone, commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved, stitched, bead-wrapped
Dimensions:
42.8 x 11.9 x 3.1 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963-1964
Catalog Number:
26/683
Barcode:
260683.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6dc0c66a9-ecc2-4e1c-8b86-aad545959414
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276850

Maple sugar in container

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Collector:
Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson/Frederick M. Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994  Search this
Object Name:
Maple sugar in container
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, conifer root, maple sugar
Techniques:
Rolled, stitched
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Native Term:
sis'pákwut
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
16/5567
Barcode:
165567.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65f593860-077a-455a-85fe-b47dc86a90f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177368
Online Media:

Moccasins

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
attributed to Manian DeCourcey Aubin (Mary Ann Aubin/Mrs. Joe Oban/Mrs. Joe Aubin), Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Collector:
Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson/Frederick M. Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994  Search this
Object Name:
Moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, canvas, wool twill tape, embroidery floss
Techniques:
Sewn, embroidered
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
16/5588
Barcode:
165588.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60c370a48-7be1-4049-a301-7143c36a3e9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177389
Online Media:

Box with cover

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Possible collector:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Previous owner:
American Indian Handicraft Co.  Search this
Seller:
American Indian Handicraft Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, spruce root, wood
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, wrapped, etched
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Lac Rapide Reserve (Rapid Lake Reserve); Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Date created:
circa 1940
Catalog Number:
22/4662
Barcode:
224662.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a5cea062-2356-43ea-8262-2f7fc0febbbd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239237
Online Media:

Table runner

Culture/People:
probably Plains (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Table runner
Media/Materials:
Linen
Techniques:
Embroidered, fringed
Dimensions:
87 x 39 cm
Object Type:
Furnishings (Home)
Place:
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963-1964
Catalog Number:
25/5509
Barcode:
255509.000
See related items:
Plains
Furnishings (Home)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d03ebdf2-166f-43d1-871b-b24fa9c5befa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271374
Online Media:

Letter opener

Culture/People:
Yanktonnai Nakota  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Fred Medicine Crow, Yanktonnai Nakota, ca. 1881-ca. 1970  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Letter opener
Media/Materials:
Red cedar, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
19 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
25/5735
Barcode:
255735.000
See related items:
Yanktonnai Nakota
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6fcc5e1e4-16b1-4c13-9e63-6dc3ae49ba2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271601
Online Media:

Ornament part/fragment

Culture/People:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Ornament part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, felt, paperboard, thread
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
0.4 x 7.0 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
26/908
Barcode:
260908.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ccd10cab-2b0a-4508-85b8-790151f24a7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277042

War club model/miniature

Culture/People:
probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
War club model/miniature
Media/Materials:
Stone, hide, feather/feathers, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Carved, stitched, bead-wrapped
Dimensions:
43.5 x 13.0 x 5.4 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963-1964
Catalog Number:
26/986
Barcode:
260986.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a52f76a9-bbd9-4937-8f86-66dae5db8f4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277081

Mystery Shawl

Culture/People:
Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arthur Amiotte (Arthur Douglas Amiotte), Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge], b. 1942  Search this
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Mystery Shawl
Object Name:
Wall hanging
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, wood, metal bell/bells, vegetal fiber, commercial leather thong, cotton twine/string, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Knitted, knotted, braided, strung, tied
Dimensions:
188.0 x 161.0 x 13.0 cm
Object Type:
Works of Art (Other)
Place:
Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation; Oglala Lakota County; South Dakota; USA
Date created:
1970
Catalog Number:
26/2472
Barcode:
262472.000
See related items:
Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge]
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65cf1b4e0-3efa-415b-bce3-8a9df3495055
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278582

Box

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Box
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Folded, stitched
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
16/4998
Barcode:
164998.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6986b4354-a02b-4dbc-b8c5-edd3e144129e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_176922
Online Media:

Spoon

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Collector:
Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson/Frederick M. Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994  Search this
Object Name:
Spoon
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
16/5578
Barcode:
165578.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a4076604-0647-4bd1-b733-9892a4bd30f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177379
Online Media:

Porcupine quills

Culture/People:
Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Margaret Swift Crockery, Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux], b. ca. 1879  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Porcupine quills
Media/Materials:
Porcupine quills, porcupine guard hair, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Dyed
Dimensions:
24.4 x 5.0 cm
Object Type:
Materials: Prepared
Place:
Rosebud, Rosebud Reservation; Todd County; South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
July 31, 1963
Catalog Number:
26/630
Barcode:
260630.000
See related items:
Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux]
Materials: Prepared
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f68dd1ac-15eb-476c-99d6-bddd0e2b67d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276797

Napkin

Culture/People:
probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Napkin
Media/Materials:
Linen, cotton thread
Techniques:
Sewn, embroidered
Dimensions:
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963-1964
Catalog Number:
26/1931
Barcode:
261931.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e429aed9-93eb-4cb6-ae07-783dd305addb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278038

Charm/Amulet

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Charm/Amulet
Media/Materials:
Wolf tooth/teeth
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
15/9477
Barcode:
159477.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f4651591-d2d9-48d2-9e9b-7df6f4bb1d88
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_171054
Online Media:

Snowshoes

Culture/People:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]  Search this
Collector:
Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson/Frederick M. Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994  Search this
Object Name:
Snowshoes
Media/Materials:
Wood, hide
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Transportation Items
Place:
Lac Barrière (Lake Barrière); Lac Rapide Reserve; Outaouais Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
16/5584
Barcode:
165584.000
See related items:
Algonquin [Lac Barriere (Barriere Lake)]
Transportation Items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63c384a43-6cde-4371-a81a-7fb16b57d5d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177385
Online Media:

Buffalo figure

Culture/People:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Buffalo figure
Media/Materials:
Cottonwood bark, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
6.6 x 3.2 x 3.6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963-1964
Catalog Number:
25/5343
Barcode:
255343.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6dbb8b267-7c1c-4973-ada6-38210c8d459e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271208
Online Media:

Figure and case (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Sioux [Crow Creek]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Saul, Sioux [Crow Creek], 1878-1971  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Tipi Shop, Sioux Indian Museum and Crafts Center (Tipi shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Figure and case (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Cedar, feather/feathers, commercially tanned leather
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
18.9 x 7.2 x 6.1 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Crow Creek Sioux Reservation; Buffalo County; South Dakota; USA
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
25/8746
Barcode:
258746.000
See related items:
Sioux [Crow Creek]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65f01f726-0b96-4962-b240-812944b3aa26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274694

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