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The adventures of Captain Bonneville, Bracebridge Hall

Title:
Bracebridge Hall, or the humorists
Author:
Irving, Washington 1783-1859 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79005645 http://viaf.org/viaf/295999941  Search this
Physical description:
732 pages, 2 leaves of plates illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Rocky Mountains
West United States
Date:
1904
To 1848
Topic:
Fur trade--History  Search this
Fur trade  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F592 I78 1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984326

Southern United States an environmental history Donald E. Davis [and others]

Author:
Davis, Donald E. 1936- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85031284 http://viaf.org/viaf/17459053  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxi, 409 pages) illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Southern States
USA
Date:
2006
Topic:
Human ecology--History  Search this
Nature--Effect of human beings on--History  Search this
History  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Human Geography  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Nature--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Paleo-Indians  Search this
Umweltarchäologie  Search this
Umweltnutzung  Search this
Humanökologie  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
Südstaaten  Search this
Call number:
GF13.3.S6 S68 2006 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145566

John Canfield Ewers Papers

Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Names:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Taylor, James E. ((Artist))  Search this
Extent:
97 Linear feet
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1993
Scope and Contents:
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous research projects and publications such as his books on plains sculpture and Jean Louis Berlandier as well as his field research among the Assiniboin and Blackfoot tribes. Ewers' career as an ethnologist based in a museum is amply documented through correspondence, exhibit plans and scripts, notes, and reports showcasing his work for the National Park Service and his fifty plus years at the Smithsonian. The voluminous correspondence file highlights his close collaboration with individuals such as Stu Conner, Hugh Dempsey, Claude Schaeffer, and Colin Taylor. Ewers' graduate studies and his family are featured in Series XI. One special category of materials in this collection is Series XIV, the card files. Ewers pulled information from his field notes and other sources, classified them, and typed or wrote them up on 3x5 or 5x7 inch index cards. He then organized these files alphabetically by subject within large categories such as "Collecting Alpha by Collectors Name" or "Fur Trade and Trade Goods." The card files include correspondence and photographs and closely relate to materials throughout the rest of the collection. Though Ewers' papers are primarily textual in nature, there are graphic materials throughout his files. Series XIII features the graphic materials that Ewers kept separate from his files such as the contents of his slide cabinets. There is overlap within this series as Ewers kept multiple copies of his slides in various locations. This series also includes audiotapes of conferences and symposia at which Ewers spoke and three scrapbooks. Of note are original pencil and ink drawings from his book, The Horse in Blackfoot Culture, in Series XV. Transcripts of oral history interviews with John Canfield Ewers are also available at the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Arrangement note:
This collection was organized into 15 series - Correspondence, Research & Subject Files, Research Projects, Trips and Presentations, Artists of the Old West, North American Indian Art, Plains Sculpture Book, Berlandier Project, Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Personal, Writings by Ewers, Audiovisual Materials, Card Files, and Art Work.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1931 and an M.A. in Anthropology from Yale University in 1934. Ewers began his career in museums as a Field Curator for the National Park Service. He helped design exhibits at Vicksburg National Battlefield and Ocmulgee National Monument among others. In 1941, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hired Ewers to design and establish the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana. After a short stint in the Navy during World War II, Ewers joined the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution. He worked at the Smithsonian for over fifty years in numerous capacities including Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). Ewers' research dealt with the Plains Indians and the Blackfoot tribe in particular. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including White artists depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the horse in Blackfoot Indian culture.
Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnohistory  Search this
Carving  Search this
American Indians -- Plains  Search this
Artists -- United States -- West -- Biography  Search this
American Indians -- Clothing  Search this
American Indians -- arts and crafts  Search this
Museums -- History -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Repatriation  Search this
Artists  Search this
Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-35
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1998-35

Basket

Culture/People:
Makah  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Cedar bark
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Washington; USA
Catalog Number:
20/3350
Barcode:
203350.000
See related items:
Makah
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6831be089-087c-45e6-8911-d3d7b8b6dfc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217180
Online Media:

Arrow

Culture/People:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Arrow
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, metal
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Coronation Gulf; Kitkmeot Region (Qitirmiut); Nunavut; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3353
Barcode:
203353.000
See related items:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c7e84c20-e110-4483-a5fc-816c467fbcb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217183

Basket

Culture/People:
probably Interior Salish (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Robert J. Skinner, Non-Indian, 1844-1909  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Cedar root/roots, bear grass, cherry bark
Techniques:
Coiled, imbricated
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Fraser River; British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3342
Barcode:
203342.000
See related items:
Interior Salish
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e9d5427c-08d5-4d05-9ba1-d0609e8d7a8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_216540
Online Media:

Drag

Culture/People:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Drag
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone, sinew
Techniques:
Braided, carved, perforated
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Coronation Gulf; Kitkmeot Region (Qitirmiut); Nunavut; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3356
Barcode:
203356.000
See related items:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b488d4b2-0f93-4a5a-828d-fa9d6b289982
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217186

Basket

Culture/People:
probably Interior Salish (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Robert J. Skinner, Non-Indian, 1844-1909  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Cedar root/roots, cherry bark
Techniques:
Coiled, imbricated
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Fraser River; British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3345
Barcode:
203345.000
See related items:
Interior Salish
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60f4e192b-47a3-44ee-82f6-fd8ae7d33796
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_216543
Online Media:

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Mapuche  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Chile
Catalog Number:
20/3370
Barcode:
203370.000
See related items:
Mapuche
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws674c52b9a-61a6-4d5f-9c8e-ef9c14530572
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217200
Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Sumac, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Arizona, New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
20/3357
Barcode:
203357.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6543db3f0-e763-4373-a45e-f7df638f1841
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217187
Online Media:

Badge

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; probably used by the Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Stands First (Tokeya Najin), Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge], ca. 1849-1917  Search this
Mathew Eagleheart, Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge], 1905-1991  Search this
Museum of the Fur Trade  Search this
Object Name:
Badge
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Stamped
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation; Oglala Lakota County; South Dakota; USA
Catalog Number:
24/3749
Barcode:
243749.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64a0bd59b-2831-4ba8-87e8-6a30b0fe6356
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_259134
Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/3360
Barcode:
203360.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws633e0f485-25fb-43ae-99ba-c192875f1c2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217190
Online Media:

Bowl/Dish

Culture/People:
Gitxsan (Gitksan)  Search this
Possible collector:
Robert J. Skinner, Non-Indian, 1844-1909  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl/Dish
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques:
Incised
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3358
Barcode:
203358.000
See related items:
Gitxsan (Gitksan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b2f1e525-8b86-4b19-aa85-dd93f9a94562
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217188
Online Media:

Arrow

Culture/People:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Arrow
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, iron point, sinew, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Barbed
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Coronation Gulf; Kitkmeot Region (Qitirmiut); Nunavut; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3354
Barcode:
203354.000
See related items:
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69b108684-aab5-4a88-a72e-6637a0b06fcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217184

Belt bag

Culture/People:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Belt bag
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/3359
Barcode:
203359.000
See related items:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws661b4196f-d3ab-4c12-bd4f-a7fb680a71c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217189
Online Media:

Spoon

Culture/People:
Makah  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Spoon
Media/Materials:
Mountain sheep horn
Techniques:
Incised
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Washington; USA
Catalog Number:
20/3352
Barcode:
203352.000
See related items:
Makah
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68c64d88f-e772-4689-825a-238d7675c10d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217182
Online Media:

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Loom beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/3365
Barcode:
203365.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68d254f0f-8b0b-48b4-9b4b-229c112fe44d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217195
Online Media:

Basket with cover

Culture/People:
Makah  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Cedar bark, rush/rushes
Techniques:
Twined
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Washington; USA
Catalog Number:
20/3348
Barcode:
203348.000
See related items:
Makah
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c30708fc-4b30-48d9-8eb2-6682c9dcf66f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_216546
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Wixarika (Huichol)  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Jalisco State, Nayarit State; Mexico (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/3368
Barcode:
203368.000
See related items:
Wixarika (Huichol)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6dc2faeb3-41a9-4a92-adfd-1bb291e3e267
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217198
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
probably Interior Salish (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Robert J. Skinner, Non-Indian, 1844-1909  Search this
Previous owner:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Donor:
Annie Laurie Williams (Annie L. Williams/Mrs. Maurice Crain), Non-Indian, 1895-1977  Search this
Honoree:
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Non-Indian, 1877-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Cedar root/roots, bear grass, cherry bark
Techniques:
Coiled, imbricated
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Fraser River; British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number:
20/3343
Barcode:
203343.000
See related items:
Interior Salish
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6df1cccf5-d0ee-4e7b-a316-5a30b7917f4a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_216541
Online Media:

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