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Annual Reports

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Container:
Box 404, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938 - 1941
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 12: Publications / 12.1: Annual Reports
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4bfdf4edc-2d82-4dae-9302-23a09cc0a2bf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref15246
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Field photographs from Seneca Nation Reservations in Pennsylvania and New York

Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Photographer:
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Sinclair, David  Search this
Names:
Bailey, Nicodemus  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Extent:
22 Negatives (photographic)
Culture:
Seneca  Search this
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Seneca [Cattaraugus]  Search this
Seneca [Allegany]  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
1939 October
Summary:
Photography taken by George Heye, Joseph Keppler, David Sinclair and William Stiles during a trip to the Cornplanter Reservation in Pennsylvania and Onondaga, Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Tuscarora, and Tonawanda Reservations in New York October 1939.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes 22 photographic negatives (acetate) made by David Sinclair, William Stiles and Joseph Keppler in October 1939 during a trip in New York and Pennsylvania. The negatives were shot on the Tonawanda Reservation, Cattaraugus Reservation and Allegany Reservation in Erie County, New York as well as the Cornplanter Reservation in Warren County, Pennsylvania. Many of the photographs include images of the log Seneca cabin donated to the Museum of the American Indian by Nicodemus Bailey (Seneca [Tonawanda]), NMAI object number 20/2211. Some of these photograph also feature images of Nicodemus Bailey and his wife Edna Bailey. There are also images of an elm bark tipi made in 1936, NMAI object number 02/6026, views of a monument to Chief Red Jacket in the Forest Lawn Cemetery and views of the Cornplanter Monument on the Cornplanter Reservation. Joseph Keppler is also photographed with Alice White (Seneca) and Mrs. George.
N21785-N21806.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
In October 1939, George Gustav Heye, director of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation took a trip with Joseph Keppler, William Stiles and David Sincair to several Iroquois Nation (Seneca) reservations in Pennsylvania and New York. This included the Tonawanda Reservation, Cattaraugus Reservation and Allegany Reservation in Erie County, New York as well as the Cornplanter Reservation in Warren County, Pennsylvania. During this trip many Seneca ethnographic items were obtained, most notably the gift of a log cabin from Nicodemus Bailey (Seneca [Townawanda]). The cabin (NMAI 20/2211) was reconstructed on the grounds of the MAI Research Branch in the Bronx, New York and Nicodemus Bailey was elected a Life Member of the Museum. See the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Annual Report (April 1, 1939 to April 1, 1940).
Related Materials:
Ethnographic materials obtained during this trip can be found in NMAI's ethnographic collections.
Provenance:
Field collections obtained by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1939.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Genre/Form:
Negatives (photographic)
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Field photographs from Seneca Nation Reservations in Pennsylvania and New York, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.055
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4cd775f63-95c6-46f0-8d81-3e8f7ce18b70
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-055

MS 4271 J.N.B. Hewitt Correspondence

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Correspondent:
Chew, William  Search this
Cornplanter, Jesse J.  Search this
Haag, Mack  Search this
Harkins, Lee F.  Search this
Hewitt, Alvis David, 1843-1937  Search this
Hewitt, Caroline (Tuscarora)  Search this
Hewitt, David Brainard  Search this
Johnson, Elias  Search this
Kellogg, Laura Cornelius, 1880-1947  Search this
Lincoln, George I.  Search this
Lyons, Iva B.  Search this
Lyon(s), Phoebe Patterson, Mrs  Search this
Chief Emmet Lyons (Onondaga), -1933  Search this
Owl, W. David (Walter David)  Search this
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955  Search this
Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937  Search this
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955  Search this
Tarbell, Margarette W.  Search this
Chief Wild Pigeon, -1927  Search this
Baldwin, Marie Louise Bottineau, 1863-1952  Search this
Gabaoosa, George  Search this
Gibson, John H.  Search this
Gibson, Simeon, 1889-1943  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Newhouse, Seth  Search this
Morgan, Cecil E. (Cecil Etienne)  Search this
Names:
Society of American Indians  Search this
Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children (Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, N.Y.)  Search this
Owl, W. David (Walter David)  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1886-ca. 1935
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

1. Letters received from other anthropologists and the public, with a few copies of letters sent, 1886- ca. 1933. Alphabetically arranged.

2. Letters received from Indians of the Onondaga, Tonowanda, and Tuscarora Reservations, with a few copies of letters sent, ca. 1902-ca. 1935. Alphabetically arranged.

3. Letters received from Indians of the Six Nations Reservation, Grand River, Ontario, Canada, with a few copies of letters sent, 1897-1937, Alphabetically arranged.

4. Letters sent, 1902-1905. In letterpress copybook, pages 84-338. Pages 1-83 contain an Iroquois text, untranslated. Correspondents include: Melancon, Art.[?] S. J., Archivist, College Sainte-Marie, Montreau. May 8, 1930. Concerning whereabouts of Ojibwa manuscript of Fr. Ferard.

Bureau of American Ethnology 4721 Correspondents include: Adkins, O.W., Bailey, Nicodemus, Carroll, Julia C., Chew, William, Clute, Alexander H., Coolidge, Sherman Rev. (see Society of American Indians), Cornplanter, Jesse, Doxtator, George, Gansworth, Howard, Haag, Mack, Harkin, Lee F., Henricks, Walter A. Mrs, Hewitt, Alvis B., Hewitt, Caroline, Hewitt, David B., Hill, Mrs, Hill, C. D., Hill, David Russell, Howe, Chester, Honyoust, John, Johnson, Elias, Johnson, Isaac Mrs, Johnson, Matthew L., Johnson, William J., Jonathan, Jesse, Jones, W. Franklin, Kellogg, Laura C. (Mrs O. J.), Kirk, Jesse Rev., Koeppler, John L., Lincoln, George I. (see Thomas Asylum) Lyon(s), Iva B., Lyon(s), Phoebe Patterson Mrs, Lyon(s), Emmet Chief, Metoxen, Pierson L., [RE: Mountpleasant, John] Gearlow, George C., Mountpleasant, Grant, Murray, Robert Knox, Moore, M. M., Owl, W. David (Charo.), Parker, Arthur C., (see Society of American Indians), Patterson, Holland, D., Robinson, Joe T. (U. S. Senator, Arkansas), Seneca Nation, Resolution, March 21, '03, Society of American Indians, The, Parker, Arthur C., Secretary-Treasurer (Includes 2 page biographical notes by JNBH on Jean Baptiste Bottineau) Smith, Lucy M., Tarbell, Margarette (nee M. M. White), Tuscarora Tribe, Thomas Asylum, Lincoln, George I. Superindendent, White, M. M. see Tarbell; Wild Pigeon, Chief.

Correspondents at Six Nations Reservation. (Incomplete list.) Baldwin, Marie L. B., Beaver, G. W., Buck, John, Gabaoosa, George (Garden River, Ontario, Not Brantford, Grand River), Gibson, John H., Gibson, Simeon, Gridley, Marion E. (Indian Council Fire)-- See note on reverse., Hess, Jacob, Hill, Asa R., Newhouse, Seth, 1897-1911, Thomas, David, Morgan, C. E., Lt Col., Gridley, M. includes biographical notes on the following: Dr Arthur C. Parker, William B. Newell (Rolling Thunder), Dr George W. Beaver, W. David Owl, Louis Deer (Oskanonton).

"H" section includes office memos and various papers relating to Hewitt and his career with the Bureau of American Ethnology. (They are not necessarily received from persons whose names begin with H, but should be kept together because of their relevance to Hewitt's career.) Nothing here from Horatio Hale. MCB 6/6/63.

Includes sidelights on others in Bureau of American Ethnology and out- e.g. letter from Sapir concerning Radins "dismisal" and concerning Hewitt's relationship with Hodge.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4271
Local Note:
Researcher (Fr Aloysius Schretlen, SJ) trying to locate Ojibway Manuscript of Fr Ferard says not at Wikwemikong, Jesuit Motherhouse in Canada, as stated elsewhere. Says "I much fear the manuscript may have been lost in the disastrous fire of 1954, for I feel sure it would have been shown to me..." (correspondence 88-464, dated 3/17/88) KTB 4/5/88
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4271, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4271
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw316a9734b-5922-438b-9dbd-1b9e06963c82
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4271

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