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MS 3931 Miscellaneous vocabularies

Compiler:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Copehan  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Muskogean Indians  Search this
Niuskoki  Search this
Dakota -- Santee  Search this
Shahaptian Indians  Search this
Washakie  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Kansa Indians  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Klikitat Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Dakota -- Yankton  Search this
Lakota -- Teton  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Hitchiti  Search this
Piman Indians  Search this
Dakota -- Santee  Search this
Shahaptian Indians  Search this
Muskhogean  Search this
Ponka  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
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Santee Indians  Search this
Yankton Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On cards compiled from information furnished in reply to letters of inquiry. The information is secondary and lacks documentation. Terms of the following languages are thought to be included: Achomawi, Alibamu, Arikara, Athapascan, Blackfoot, Catawba, Choctaw, Copehan, Creek, Dakota, Hitchiti, Hopi, Iowa, Kansa, Klikitat, Mandan, Muskhogean, Niuskoki, Nez Perce, Omaha, Osage, Oto, Paiute, Pawnee, Piman, Ponka, Quapaw, Santee, Seminole, Shahaptian, Shoshone, Teton, Washakie, Winnebago, Ute, Yankton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3931
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Vocabularies  Search this
Athabaskan  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Warm Springs  Search this
Sahaptian  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Achumawi  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3931, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3931
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3931

MS 619 Pit River Dialect vocabulary

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Lowver, Nancy  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Swiss-American  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Modoc Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March 1885
Scope and Contents:
Includes random vocabulary with Modoc equivalents added for comparative purposes.
Biographical / Historical:
Nancy Lowver, the Modoc informant, remembered some Achomawi from her childhood.
Topic:
Achomawi language  Search this
Modoc language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Achumawi  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 619, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS619
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms619

MS 559 Poisoned Weapons

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Pitt River Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Carib  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Aztec  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Mosquito  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Achomawi Indians  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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Extracts from various published sources concerning the use of poisoned weapons among the American Indians. The first 6 pages include information on the Dakota from non-published sources. Other tribes mentioned in the MS. are the Mandan, Chippewa, Shoshoni, Paiutes, Pitt River Indians, Oregon and Alaska tribes, Apache and other (unnamed) Southwestern groups, California tribes, Pima, Central American tribes, Mosquito Indians, Aztecs, Utes, and Caribs.
Biographical / Historical:
Author identified from the Dorsey-Hewitt catalog. Bureau of American Ethnology number 1524.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 559
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Achumawi  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 559, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS559
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms559

MS 284 Remarks on the Achomawi and Chimariko languages studied by Stephen Powers

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages
Culture:
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Chimariko Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Studied by Stephen Powers. Chimariko 2 pages; Achomawi (Pit River) 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 284
Topic:
Achumawi  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 284, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS284
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms284

C. Hart Merriam photographs of American Indians

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Photographer:
Boysen Studio  Search this
Diller, J. S.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Meddaugh, O. E.  Search this
Names:
Muir, John, 1838-1914  Search this
Talbot, Zenaida Merriam (photographer)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Extent:
5,000 Items (glass negatives, film negatives, lantern slides, and some prints)
Culture:
Apache Indians  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Atsugewi Indians  Search this
Patwin Indians  Search this
Karok Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Shasta Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Panamint Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Mono Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Ohlone Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Miwok Indians  Search this
Modoc Indians  Search this
Klikitat Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana Indians  Search this
Wintu Indians  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Yokayo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Wasco Indians  Search this
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1902-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting American Indian baskets and portraits of American Indians with whom C. Hart Merriam worked, as well as scenic views and images of animals and plants, mostly in California. Many of the photographs were made by Merriam himself or his daughter Zenaida Merriam Talbot. In addition, Merriam collected photographs from other researchers and photographers, including J. S. Diller, John Peabody Harrington, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, and O. E. Meddaugh. There are also images acquired from the Boysen Studio of Yosemite and photographs of Mark Twain, John Muir, basketmaker Maggie James, and Merriam's family.
Biographical/Historical note:
Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) was a Columbia University-educated physician who worked as a naturalist, including as head of the Biological Survey for the US Department of Agriculture. He joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as a zoologist in 1899. In 1910, he left the USDA and began to conduct research among the California tribes. Financed by Mary W. Harriman and the E. H. Harriman Fund administered by the Smithsonian, he researched tribes' vocabularies, history, mythology, crafts (particularly basketmaking) until about 1936. His resarch was assisted by his daughter, Zenaida, who took photographs and painted glass slides for him. Merriam served as President of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1920-1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-27
General note:
Additional information supplied by Marvin Shodas.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Merriam's notes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1563 and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA Acc. 12-264.
Additional photographs by Merriam held in the National Museum of American Indian Archives in the Mary Harriman Rumsey Photograph Collection and the Harriman Alaska Expedition Photograph Collection.
Correspondence from Merriam held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4558, the Department of Anthropology records (Manuscript and Pamphlet file), Bureau of American Ethnology records, J.C. Pilling Papers, Ales Hrdlicka Papers, and Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers.
The Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley holds the C. Hart Merriam Papers, C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs (prints corresponding to negatives in this collection), and C. Hart Merriam pictorial collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Merriamʹs family has requested that credit be given the C. Hart Merriam collection whenever the photographs are used.
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-27

Basketry Bowl

Collector:
N/A  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Marjorie M. Post  Search this
Culture:
Maidu, Northern  Search this
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, Northeast, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
16 Jun 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
318782
USNM Number:
E418864A-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b55112ce-a8f4-4452-91e1-54ac35ccb08f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8451006
Online Media:

Twined Basket

Donor Name:
Mrs. Myrtle Z. Hough  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
13 Nov 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136880
USNM Number:
E377880-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/336dfa5df-9ba1-40d1-bb1d-b495dad8962f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8414257
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Basketry Hat

Collector:
Mrs. Robert Reisner  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Robert Reisner  Search this
Diameter - Object:
17 cm
Height - Object:
9 cm
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi) (?)  Search this
Klamath River Indians (?)  Search this
Karok (Karuk) (?)  Search this
Yurok (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Somes Bar (near), Siskiyou County, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
7 Dec 1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
276245
USNM Number:
E409199-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30c1d2c62-1a8f-42a1-a6f9-6aa0492fd005
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8439395
Online Media:

Basketry Hat

Collector:
Mrs. Robert Reisner  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Robert Reisner  Search this
Diameter - Object:
18 cm
Height - Object:
8.3 cm
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi) (?)  Search this
Klamath River Indians (?)  Search this
Karok (Karuk) (?)  Search this
Yurok (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Somes Bar (near), Siskiyou County, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
7 Dec 1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
276245
USNM Number:
E409200-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e860bbdd-790d-4b5f-a9c0-a430a47ba02a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8439398
Online Media:

1 Bow, 1 Quiver, And 13 Arrows

Donor Name:
Army Medical Museum  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Bow / Arrow
Place:
California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
18 Feb 1869
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416140
USNM Number:
E9047-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3db4b87da-4611-4288-8f05-6b8e41309e76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8486900

Spotted Cat Skin Robe

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET12708-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3287c2585-f308-4c21-bfef-05a87e3e05de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8494486
Online Media:

Twined Basket (Large)

Donor Name:
Miss Isabelle C. Freeman  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, North, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
2 Apr 1927
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
096010
USNM Number:
E334966-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3845963ab-72b5-4c89-a3fb-d9089478ce19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8397736
Online Media:

Twined Basket

Donor Name:
Miss Isabelle C. Freeman  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, North, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
2 Apr 1927
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
096010
USNM Number:
E334967-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/338298189-f290-43c2-a054-9ce145c7a659
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8397737
Online Media:

Twined Basket

Donor Name:
Miss Isabelle C. Freeman  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, North, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
2 Apr 1927
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
096010
USNM Number:
E334968-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a385a373-9f5c-47d7-9385-cbb4060e14eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8397738
Online Media:

Twined Basket

Donor Name:
Miss Isabelle C. Freeman  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, North, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
2 Apr 1927
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
096010
USNM Number:
E334969-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34502a88e-bba0-4bcb-a889-8993e3316c98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8397739
Online Media:

Twined Basket

Donor Name:
Miss Alice M. Reading  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Atsugewi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
12 Apr 1926
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
091365
USNM Number:
E331225-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32d8bac2c-577b-4f82-98bc-847d963e48de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8396120
Online Media:

Basketry

Collector:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Not Given, Shasta County / Pit River, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
24 Feb 1920
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
064687
USNM Number:
E313174-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c730b1d2-50dd-44cd-9fe4-37c2210fd117
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8389737
Online Media:

Basketry

Collector:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Mortar Hopper
Place:
Goose Valley, Shasta County, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
24 Feb 1920
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
064687
USNM Number:
E313176-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b1ee652a-df41-4fed-884f-0ba52150270a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8389739
Online Media:

Basketry

Collector:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Ella F. Hubby  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Maidu  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Big Valley, Lassen County, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
24 Feb 1920
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
064687
USNM Number:
E313180-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36f8b105f-604e-4542-a3d6-194c12c86026
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8389744
Online Media:

Basket "Po-Num-Chaw"

Collector:
Harry F. Liston  Search this
Donor Name:
Harry F. Liston  Search this
Culture:
Achumawi (Achomawi)  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
7 Apr 1900
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
036336
USNM Number:
E204910-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f86624e0-5b42-4d78-82ba-73680fdfaaac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8356908
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