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Otis Tufton Mason papers, circa 1884-1904

Creator:
Mason, Otis Tufton 1838-1908  Search this
Author:
Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937  Search this
Hudson, John W  Search this
Artist:
Swan, James Gilchrist  Search this
Photographer:
Rockhill, William Woodville  Search this
Ross, Bernard R  Search this
Correspondent:
Benham, J. W  Search this
Bingham, E.L  Search this
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Bradley, E.H Mrs  Search this
Brown, H.C  Search this
Cohn, A  Search this
Du Bois, Constance Goddard  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Frohman, I Mrs  Search this
Hudson, John W  Search this
Kroeber, A. L (Alfred Louis) 1876-1960  Search this
Lang, Anne M  Search this
Lee, S.L  Search this
Lummis, Charles Fletcher 1859-1928  Search this
Matthews, Washington  Search this
McArthur, E.T  Search this
Owen, Charles L  Search this
Price, Ira M  Search this
Purdy, Carl  Search this
Russell, Frank A  Search this
Smith, Harlan I  Search this
Vroman, A. C (Adam Clark) 1856-1916  Search this
Wilcomb, Charles P  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Culture:
American Indians  Search this
Type:
Catalogs
Collection descriptions
Notes
Letters
Printed material
Maps
Photographs
Date:
1884
1884-1904
circa 1884-1904
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Knives  Search this
Mortuary customs  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87778

Scraper

Culture/People:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)  Search this
Possible seller:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
Possible owner:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
MAI agent:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Scraper
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Bulkley Canyon, Bulkley River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/5039
Barcode:
055039.000
See related items:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f514bd73-d383-44f0-960d-1b7e32ddd380
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_59418
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
5/8666
Barcode:
058666.001
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66ae2709b-74af-48cc-84a8-405591ddcb6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62997
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
5/8668
Barcode:
058668.000
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e8263dfd-ffe9-4d64-9901-fc053d6f69dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_63001
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
5/8665
Barcode:
058665.000
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6bbf6a013-974c-44f7-8c8b-75b511f44bc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62994
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, wrapped
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Babine Lake; Bulkley-Nechako Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/5522
Barcode:
055522.000
See related items:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6459ed047-f7c4-4bc2-b2fd-1e3aa3899fd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_60043
Online Media:

Beaver net alarm bell

Culture/People:
probably Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Beaver net alarm bell
Media/Materials:
Caribou hoof/hooves, sinew, paint
Techniques:
Incised, painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Upper Taku River; Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
11/5426
Barcode:
115426.000
See related items:
Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws658174512-41b1-45d4-b774-1274f8bab380
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_124439
Online Media:

Hide scraper

Culture/People:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)  Search this
Possible seller:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
Possible owner:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
MAI agent:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Hide scraper
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hide working tools
Place:
Bulkley Canyon, Bulkley River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/5035
Barcode:
055035.000
See related items:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Hide working tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d621bbee-2411-4735-87e4-432f6efcafa4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_59414
Online Media:

Hide flesher/beamer

Culture/People:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)  Search this
Possible seller:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
Possible owner:
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
MAI agent:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Hide flesher/beamer
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Abraded
Object Type:
Hide working tools
Place:
Bulkley Canyon, Bulkley River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/5036
Barcode:
055036.000
See related items:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Hide working tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6db984172-e7f0-42ee-be60-6044c0da45e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_59415
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
5/8666
Barcode:
058666.000
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws619822fec-a542-4dbf-8072-315c5cc76bf1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62996
Online Media:

Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
probably Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine) (attributed); collected from the Tlingit  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, silk ribbon, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Sewn, appliqu├ęd, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
51 x 24 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Cross Sound; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
4322
Barcode:
004322.000
See related items:
Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine)
Tlingit
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws662980e84-4e87-41fa-bde6-2cc0a9a1b20f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_4473
Online Media:

Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

Culture/People:
probably Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine) (attributed); collected from the Tahltan  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, edge beaded , overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Upper Taku River; Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
3/9329
Barcode:
039329.000
See related items:
Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine)
Tahltan
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66983f948-7374-4e56-a4d1-af6c94f50478
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_41875
Online Media:

Mask representing "upriver people"

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask representing "upriver people"
Media/Materials:
Wood, cordage, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted, laced
Dimensions:
57.2 x 22.5 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Native Term:
giyema
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/8667
Barcode:
058667.000
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61ad600c5-559e-4ac0-ba6c-11124df53212
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62999
Online Media:

Powder horn with bandolier strap

Culture/People:
probably Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine) (attributed); collected from the Tahltan  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Powder horn with bandolier strap
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, buffalo horn, ivory, silk ribbon, hide thong/babiche, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, inlaid
Object Type:
Firearms and accessories
Place:
Upper Taku River; Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
3/9328
Barcode:
039328.000
See related items:
Upper Taku River Kaska (Takutine)
Tahltan
Firearms and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62134819a-b23b-47ba-995f-5305a3381197
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_41874
Online Media:

Vessel

Culture/People:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, wrapped, etched
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Bulkley River; Bulkley-Nechako Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
5/4253
Barcode:
054253.000
See related items:
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69e028289-8413-4714-a6cd-afb9312d0b41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_58556
Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood, ivory, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Carved, painted, inlaid
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
giyema
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
5/8669
Barcode:
058669.000
See related items:
Degexit'an (Ingalik) [Anvik]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63e9613a9-d7ef-4d67-954a-ce9dd2bee0b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_63002
Online Media:

Pipe bowl

Culture/People:
probably Southern Tutchone (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone, brass
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Headwaters of Alsek River; Alsek River; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
9256
Barcode:
009256.000
See related items:
Southern Tutchone
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ed873ab8-938f-4eea-83fb-8422a61ad4eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_9937
Online Media:

Knife sheath

Culture/People:
Tahltan  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Knife sheath
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions:
71 x 12.5 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
British Columbia; Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
1/889
Barcode:
010889.000
See related items:
Tahltan
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b5c0149c-d7db-4fce-aa49-ae22318f9426
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11283
Online Media:

Shaman's charm/amulet (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Tahltan  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Shaman's charm/amulet (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Bird foot/feet
Techniques:
Drilled
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Place:
British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
1/896
Barcode:
010896.000
See related items:
Tahltan
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61cfa474b-48e7-4d80-a4b0-07b237afaa99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11624

Game bag

Culture/People:
Tahltan  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Game bag
Media/Materials:
Hide thong/Babiche, caribou hide/skin, wool cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Looped, edge beaded , overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
1/911
Barcode:
010911.000
See related items:
Tahltan
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6637752a3-b594-4bbe-9c5a-ac2375769af5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11639
Online Media:

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