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Mimeographed letter to Senator Elmer Thomas

Creator:
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952  Search this
Names:
United States. Senate Subcommittee on Indian Investigation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
July 1, 1943
Scope and Contents:
Transmitting "The June 11 Report of the Senate Sub-Committee on Indian Investigation: A Statement by Commissioner John Collier of the United States Indian Service, "June 30, 1943 and mimeographed letter of Harold L. Ickes to Thomas regarding the subcommittee report, July 6, 1943.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(19)
Topic:
Federal-Indian relations  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cf92b79d-73df-4c66-bbd8-896ce183ff76
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref25

"Dr. Edgar L. Hewett and the Pueblo Indians," two printed letters

Creator:
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Elkus, Charles De Y.  Search this
Names:
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Rebutting "personal attacks,"
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(8)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e89193ee-3be4-423e-8b9d-2bcd23570e43
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref8

H. Scudder Mekeel photographs

Creator:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947  Search this
Names:
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Rise, Carl H., 1888-1939  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photochrom)
443 Negatives (nitrate)
235 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Taos Indians  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Osage  Search this
Hualapai (Walapai)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Negatives
Place:
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Oraibi (Ariz.)
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
bulk 1930-1933
circa 1920-1947
Scope and Contents note:
The photographs primarily document ceremonies, people, and lands of Native Americans in the Plains and Southwest, taken during Mekeel's field research from 1929 to 1936. A large portion of the collection depicts Mekeel's research during the early 1930s among the Oglala of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Another large portion of the collection includes personal photos depicting Mekeel's homes and children.
Biographical/Historical note:
H. Scudder Mekeel (1902-1947) was an anthropologist who studied social and psychological aspects of Native American cultures. Educated at Harvard University (BA, 1928), the University of Chicago (MA, 1929), and Yale University (PhD, 1932), he was a member of the 1929 Laboratory of Anthropology (Santa Fe) ethnological field school led by Alfred L. Kroeber. In 1929-1932, he carried out three field expeditions to the Sioux communities of South Dakota, working mainly on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He joined the Bureau of Indian Affairs as Director of Applied Anthropology under Commissioner John Collier in 1935. Two years later, he was appointed Director of the Laboratory of Anthropology at Santa Fe and continued there until 1940, when he accepted a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 94-21
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds copies of Mekeel's Field Notes from the summers of 1930 and 1931 in the White Clay District of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota (MS 7088). Originals of these field notes and Mekeel's population notes on the White Clay District are held by the American Museum of Natural History, Division of Anthropology Archives (.M454).
The Human Studies Film Archives holds Mekeel's film footage of a Lakota Sioux Sundance from 1930 (HSFA 92.8.1).
Correspondence from Mekeel held in the National Anthropological Archives in the William Duncan Strong papers, Raoul Weston LaBarre Papers, and Bureau of American Ethnology Administrative File.
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require special arrangements for viewing.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Citation:
Photo Lot 94-21, the H. Scudder Mekeel photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-21
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3dbffcbe1-fa91-4298-a955-884082c29279
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-94-21

MS 4595 Correspondence and other records relating to certain materials of the Keetoowah Society of the Cherokee

Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Names:
Keetoowah Society  Search this
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Gritts, Levi B. (Cherokee)  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
File consists of the following: 1. Correspondence, March-November, 1960. 8 pages. 2. List of the Keetoowah materials, including description of Keetoowah flag and partial transcription of Cherokee symbols upon it. 3. Microfilm copy of Keetoowah materials, exclusive of the flag. 1 small roll (under 75 frames). 4. Black and white photograph of Keetoowah flag. 1 print, 8 x 10 in. (S. I. Neg. No. 46,549). 5. Color transparencies of Keetoowah flag. 35 mm. slides, 2 file copies, plus duplicates.
Contents of microfilm roll, Manuscript No. 4595, Part 3: (Stored separately in microfilm file). 1. Carbon copy of memorandum of John Collier, May 29, 1944, regarding the collection, and found with it. 2. Bound notebook, 9-3/4 x 7-1/2in., of 136 pages. The first 31 pages are a text in syllabary, signed in 1884, and evidently the Keetoowah Constitution. On scattered subsequent pages are lists in syllabary of what seem to be personal names with dates. (one or two short lists are in English--mostly of Tarepin family.)
3. Constitution of Keetoowah Society," in English, signed September 20, 1905. Typescript, 7 pages. 4. "First Annual Message of Hon. William C. Rogers, Principal chief of the Cherokee Nation." Printed leaflet, no date, 13 pages [1904, see BAE Neg. 1063-d Rogers was last principal chief -- Raymond Fogelson]. *Tyner, Howard Q., Manuscript, "The Keetoowah Society in Cherokee History," M.A. Thesis, Tulsa University, 1949, given translation of Keetoowah constitution, probably same version as this. --Raymond Fogelson, 7/61.
Biographical / Historical:
Deposited with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, John Collier, by Levi B. Gritts, Vice President of the Keetoowah Society in Oklahoma, on May 29, 1944. Returned to W. W. Keeler, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, by Commissioner Glenn Emmons on November 29, 1960.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4595
Topic:
Flags  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 4595, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4595
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38b344e1e-cfad-4b8e-a253-43273f926965
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4595

Charles Hapgood papers

Creator:
Hapgood, Charles  Search this
Names:
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Hudgens, Robert Watts, 1896-1973  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1950
Summary:
The papers of educator and arts administrator Charles Hapgood measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1938 to 1950. The majority of the collection relates to Hapgood's role as the executive secretary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Crafts Commission working to establish a national crafts plan. The collection includes correspondence, reports, notes on meetings and conferences, and research material in files for William Boogar, John Collier (Commissioner of Indian Affairs), René d'Harnoncourt, R. W. Hudgens (Farm Security Administration), Mary LaFollette, Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Wood, and others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of educator and arts administrator Charles Hapgood measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1938 to 1950. The majority of the collection relates to Hapgood's role as the executive secretary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Crafts Commission working to establish a national crafts plan. The collection includes correspondence, reports, notes on meetings and conferences, and research material in files for William Boogar, John Collier (Commissioner of Indian Affairs), René d'Harnoncourt, R. W. Hudgens (Farm Security Administration), Mary LaFollette, Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Wood, and others.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Hapgood (1904-1982) was an educator and arts administrator in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Hapgood was born to writers Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce. In 1929, he received a master's degree in history from Harvard University. From the mid-1940s to 1967, he taught history at several colleges including Keystone College, Springfield College, and New England College. In the years before World War II Hapgood served as executive secretary of the Crafts Commission under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, working to establish a national crafts plan that would operate similarly to the Federal Art Project. The efforts of the Craft Commission came to a standstill, however, with the outbreak of the war.

Hapgood died in 1982 in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives of American Art is an interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt conducted 1987-1988, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
The collection was transferred from the NCFA Library, Smithsonian Institution on June 6, 1979.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Educators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
American studio craft movement  Search this
Citation:
Charles Hapgood papers, 1938-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hapgchar
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Charles Hapgood papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9dd6250dd-9c8c-4c25-9a3c-565f7d0e99f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hapgchar

James Craig photographs of Native Americans in Washington, DC

Creator:
Craig, James  Search this
Photographer:
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Names:
Bacon Rind (Osage Indian), 1860-1932  Search this
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
6 Negatives (glass)
6 Contact prints
Culture:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Osage  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Negatives
Contact prints
Date:
circa 1910-1935
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of Bacon Rind, White Calf (probably Two Guns White Calf), Red Cloud Jeane, and a group portrait, probably of Oglala Indians. The collection also includes a vintage print by Harris & Ewing of Bureau of Indian Affairs Director John Collier seated with five American Indians around him. Two photocopied images of King George VI and his wife, one with Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, probably during a visit to Washington, D.C. are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
James Craig was a professional photographer in Washington, DC.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 92-44
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Harris & Ewing photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 77-80, Photo Lot 78-20, and Photo Lot 80-36.
Additional photographs of Bacon Rind held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4691, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Citation:
Photo Lot 92-44, James Craig photographs of Native Americans in Washington, DC, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-44
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e6739c4b-901b-4e0d-a590-26eab7ba953c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-92-44

MS 3821 Correspondence relating to Iroquois land claims

Topic:
Treaty of Fort Stanwix (1784 October 22)
Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Addressee:
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1886-1936
Scope and Contents:
Miscellaneous collection of correspondence, portions of treaties, and other papers relating to the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, and to various claims of the Iroquoian (Six Nations) Tribes. Also letter (carbon copy) dated June 25, 1935, to Hon. John Collier, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, relating to treaties dealing with the Six Nations of Iroquois, especially that of Fort Stanwix (10 pages.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3821
Local Note:
carbon copy
Topic:
Treaties -- Iroquois  Search this
Land tenure -- Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3821, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3821
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c90910dd-dbf8-45c4-a53a-e502fb81f703
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3821

Indians at work : special children's number / by Indian children

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Publisher:
United States Office of Indian Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. : ill ; 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Juvenile literature
Juvenilia
Place:
North America
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1936
[1936?]
Topic:
Indian children  Search this
Industries  Search this
Call number:
E98.C5 I53 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835569

John Collier papers, 1922-1968 [microform]

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Microfilming Corporation of America  Search this
Subject:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Physical description:
4 pts. : ill., ports
Type:
Microforms
Sources
Date:
1978
1922
1922-1968
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Call number:
mfm 1185
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_379437

Battle for the BIA : G.E.E. Lindquist and the missionary crusade against John Collier / David W. Daily

Author:
Daily, David W. 1965-  Search this
Subject:
Lindquist, G. E. E (Gustavus Elmer Emanuel) 1886-1967  Search this
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Home Missions Council of North America History  Search this
United States Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
United States Indian Reorganization Act  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
1934-
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Indians, Treatment of  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_755063

The policy of the Office of Indian Affairs on religious liberty among Indians / John Collier

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
United States Office of Indian Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
8 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
E93 .C69 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_504516

Rites and ceremonies of the Indians of the Southwest / lithographs and drawings by Ira Moskowitz ; text by John Collier ; introduction, by John Sloan

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Moskowitz, Ira  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 222 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1993
1949
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
E78.S7 C65 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589910

Indians of the Americas : the long hope (slightly abridged) / by John Collier

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Physical description:
191 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1948
1948, c1947
Call number:
E58 .C69 1948
E58.C69 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_444404

"Hope for the race of man" : Indians, intellectuals and the regeneration of modern America, 1917-1934 / by Carter Jones

Author:
Jones, Carter 1957-  Search this
Subject:
Luhan, Mabel Dodge 1879-1962  Search this
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Austin, Mary Hunter 1868-1934  Search this
Physical description:
v, 389 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
1918-1945
Topic:
Social reformers  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
HN57 .J76 1991a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_454597

The John Collier papers, 1922-1968 : a guide to the microfilm edition / edited by Andrew M. Patterson and Maureen Brodoff

Author:
Patterson, Andrew M  Search this
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Brodoff, Maureen  Search this
Microfilming Corporation of America  Search this
Subject:
Collier, John 1884-1968 Manuscripts Microform catalogs  Search this
Yale University Library Microform catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 107 p. ; 29 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Microform catalogs
Date:
1980
Topic:
Government relations--Sources  Search this
Government relations--Manuscripts  Search this
Call number:
Z6616.C715P37X 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_358535

The Indians of the Americas

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Physical description:
326 p. illus., ports., maps (on lining-papers) 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1947
[1947]
Call number:
E58.C6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_259971

On the gleaming way; Navajos, Eastern Pueblos, Zunis, Hopis, Apaches, and their land; and their meanings to the world

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Physical description:
163 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1962
1949
[1962]
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
E78.S7C6 1962X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261022

The assault on assimilation : John Collier and the origins of Indian policy reform / Lawrence C. Kelly

Author:
Kelly, Lawrence C  Search this
Subject:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Officials and employees  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 445 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Date:
1983
[1983], c1982
1869-1934
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Call number:
E93.C7 K44 1983X
E93.C7K44 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_163711

American Indian ceremonial dances; Navajo, Pueblo, Apache, Zuñi. Drawings, lithographs, and etchings by Ira Moskowitz. Text by John Collier. Introd., by John Sloan, with a pref. by Harry L. Shapiro

Author:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
Moskowitz, Ira  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. illus. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1972
1949
[1972]
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
E78.S7 C69 1972
E78.S7C69 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_18866

John Collier's crusade for Indian reform, 1920-1954 / Kenneth R. Philp ; with a foreword by Francis Paul Prucha

Author:
Philp, Kenneth R. 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Collier, John 1884-1968  Search this
United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Officials and employees  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Date:
1977
C1977
1934-
1869-1934
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Call number:
E93.C7P48X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_93042

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