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Letter

Creator:
Tooker, William Wallace  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Trenton -- New Jersey -- Archeology -- Early man
Date:
September 18, 1897
Scope and Contents:
Regarding Paleolithic man at Trenton, New Jersey, and James Mooneyʹs study of the Dakota Indians.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
American Anthropological Association  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 6, 1903
Scope and Contents:
Regarding reorganization or founding of an anthropological society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
June 3, 1899
Scope and Contents:
Requesting assistance in finding employment for the son of a friend.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(6)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to WJ McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 1, 1897
Scope and Contents:
Regarding estrangement between Frank H. Cushing and Jesse Walter Fewkes.
Arrangement:
Item
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter

Creator:
Peabody, Lucy E.  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 19, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Regarding the Preservation of Antiquities Act.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter to United States Express Company

Creator:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Requesting them to send gold to Pascual Encinas, Hermosilla, Mexico.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Letter

Creator:
Page, Walter H.  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 4, 1900
Scope and Contents:
Regarding changes in the National Geographic Magazine.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw354930127-c1ea-4649-8bad-7e8476e47a5c
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Letter to W. J. McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
International Congress of Americanists, 1902  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
March 24, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Concerns preparation of the 1902 program of the International Congress of Americanists.
Arrangement:
item
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372 (16)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw324ea9f48-8263-4023-9d60-1f0a94b0b172
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Memorandum to BAE employees concerning office records and absence from the office

Creator:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
September 30, 1893
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(7)
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3216612cf-4608-46e6-8a2a-758aca383872
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MS 3997 Memoranda in regard to tribal divisions of Indians--information gathered at Fort Wrangell, Alaska, August 1893

Creator:
Putnam, G. R. (George Rockwell), 1865-  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 1, 1893
Scope and Contents:
Includes letter to W. J. McGee, Bureau of American Ethnology, transmitting the above. Washington, D. C. March 29, 1900. Autograph letter signed. 1 page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3997
Local Note:
autograph document signed
Citation:
Manuscript 3997, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3997
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f64721fb-c41f-4ce9-be82-a803d1fa68ee
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The beginning of mathematics W.J. McGee

Author:
McGee, W J 1853-1912  Search this
Physical description:
pages 646-674 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1899
Topic:
Mathematics--Origin  Search this
Mathematics, Ancient  Search this
Call number:
QA22 .M34 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985322

Meeting of Geologists, 1902

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Kubel, Stephen Joseph  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Rizer, Henry C  Search this
Babb, Cyrus C  Search this
McGee, W. J. 1853-1912  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1902
Topic:
Geologists  Search this
Brown, Amos P  Search this
Day, David T  Search this
Hayes, Charles Willard  Search this
Baker, Marcus  Search this
Pilling, James  Search this
Diller, J. S  Search this
Standard number:
75-5228
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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edanmdm:siris_sic_10522

Primitive trephining, illustrated by the Muñiz Peruvian collection by W.J. McGee

Author:
McGee, W J 1853-1912  Search this
Subject:
Muñiz, Manuel Antonio 1861-1897 Ethnological collections  Search this
Physical description:
7 pages 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Date:
1894
Topic:
Trephining  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Call number:
F3429.3.T7 M34 1894
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:siris_sil_977754

MS 2537 Miscellaneous material regarding Peyote

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Correspondent:
Coulter, John M.  Search this
Fisher, C. H.  Search this
Marques, Don  Search this
Rithwick, J. T. ?  Search this
Simmins, C. S.  Search this
Gordon, R. H.  Search this
Barker, B. F.  Search this
Briggs, J. R.  Search this
Ewell, E. E.  Search this
Fuchs, Ernesto  Search this
Hadley, J. W.  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Prentiss, D. Webster  Search this
Creator:
Parker, A. C.  Search this
Meeker, Louis P.  Search this
Addressee:
Morgan, Francis P., Dr.  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newsclippings
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Letters from the Department of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, Letters from the Department of Agriculture. One letter each from the following: Coulter, John M.- University of Chicago. Fisher, C. H.. Chihuahua. Marques, Don, Pueblo, New Mexico. Parker, A. C., University of the State of New York. Rithwick (?), J. T., West Chester, Pennsylvania. Three letters from Simmons, C. S., Cache, Oklahoma. One letter from R. H. Gordon to Dr Francis P. Morgan, Washington, D. C. Copies of letters from the following: Barker, B. F., Ojueles, Texas. (1) Briggs, J. R., M.D., Dallas, Texas. (1) Ewell, E. E., Washington, D. C. (2) Fuchs, Ernesto, Guadalajara, Mexico (1). Hadley, J. W., Lawton, Oklahoma. (1). McGee, W. J., Ethnologist-in-Charge (1). Prentiss, D. Webster, Bermuda, inclosing reports of effect of Peyote on various individuals. (1)
16 cards 4 1/2 x 6 1/2"- with Peyote notes. 1 list of Peyote reference books. 14 sheets from stenographer's note book containing Peyote notes. 11 sheets, 7 x 4 1/4", containing Theodate Smith notes. 58 pages- 11 x 8 1/2"- Manuscript of "The Peyote Road", by C. S. Simmons. [ca. 1912 +] [dated by Mooney] One letter and account of the Mescal Bean, from Louis P. Meeker, Darlington, Oklahoma. 8 pages total. Article on "Huskanawing"- Virginia," Beverly, History of Virginia, 175- 80, 1722, "Huskanawing- North Carolina", and Yaupon Myth.-Lawson, History of Carolina, 1714. "Peyote", by (?) Mitchell. Peyote Parallels, Brazil- Extract from Southey's History of Brazil. Extracts from Heffter- Ueber Pellote- 10 pages. Extract from Havelock's article "A new Artificial Paradise". Extract from Historia de la Compania de Jesus en Nueva Espana, by Francisco Jan'er Alegre. Extract from Rudo Ensayo (1760)- translation. Extract from Mexican Institute Medico Nacional.-translation. Extract from Lumholz, in Journal de la Societe Des Americanistes de Paris, 1899. 5 pages in Spanish. (article). Extract from Prentiss Morgan "Mescal Buttons", Medical Rec., New York 1896. Article in regard to the prejudice against Peyote as shown by the newspapers. Author's name not given. Pages 3, 4, and 5 of an article on Peyote (carbon copy). (Pages 1 and 2 and final sheets missing). One small pasteboard box containing specimens of Peyote. Printed Song, (Tam Hoscua). Extract from Current Literature (1895) on Hasheesh Eating. Extract from Medical Record (October 1895) on Mescal Buttons. Newspaper clippings. House Bills regarding Peyote. Copies of Congressional Record. 1 copy of "Apuntes Para la Historia de la Medicina en Michoacan, por El Dr. Nicolas Leon.
Copies of the following publications: "Mescal Buttons", pamphlet by D. W. Prentiss. Mescal Buttons, Reprint from the Theraputic Gazette, January 1896. Anhalonium Lewinii (Mescal Buttons)- Reprint from the Theraputic Gazette, September 1895. Contributions from ther U. S. National Herbarium, 1892-94 and -96. (3 copies) Theraputic Gazette, January 1896 (one copy) Samoan Kava Custom, by William Churchill (Extract from Holmes Anniversary Volume). Ethnos, Mexican Medical publican- April 1920 (1 copy). Cahoba, Indentity of- the narcotic snuff of ancient Haiti, Reprint from Jounal of Was. Acad. of Sc. 1916. Photostat copies from various publications, regarding Peyote (in sizes varying from 10 x 8 1/2" to 1 1/2 x 3 1/2"). 5 photos showing Peyote plant. 2 small boxes of peyote transferred to United States National Museum 2/11/55. (Letter of Stirling to Kellogg.)
List of Contents by David F. Aberle, May 2, 1952. Bureau of American Ethnology File 2537. Peyote. James Mooney. Miscellaneous material regarding Peyote. Also see File 1887. Manila envelope containing various bibliographical leads and so on, and notes regarding congressional hearings on peyote. I have taken the considerable liberty of sorting some of the remainder of the material into manila folders. These are grouped as follows: Chemistry and Botany. Therapeutic uses (by this is meant therapeutic use in Western medicine, not Indian), and Effects- visions, etc. (Accounts of experiences, etc.) Ethnology, bibliography, and miscellaneous. Accounts of use in various areas, bibliographical leads, mainly Spanish, comprise the bulk of this-only 2 items of Miscellaneous, in fact. Legislation and agitation: congressional hearings, newspaper article, etc. "Peyote Parallels": Marijuana and other drugs. Mooney apparently tried to cover Marijuana, Kava, some South American drugs, etc. In addition to the manila envelope and these manila folders, the following are in this file: 5 sheets of photographs of peyote plants. A manuscript on peyote by C. S. Simmons, Cache, Oklahoma: The Peyote Road. There are also letters to, from, and about the author. The manuscript is not complete. It includes: poetry, preface; Chapter I, Fight on the Indian Religion; II, the Missionary; III, the Rites of the Road; IV, The Drum; VI, Medicine Smoking; VII, healing the sick; XI, Unity; VIII, Physical and Psychical Phenomena; XIII, the Awakening; XIV, the Means to Power; XV, Psychometry-the awakening of the spiritual senses; XVI, the peyote in science and medicine; XVII, The explanation; XVIII, Indian Singing; Appendix- correspondence with congressmen, etc, re Peyote. Chapters 5, 9, 10, 12 are missing. Typescript of chapters 9, 10, 12 received 1968 from Simmons' granddaughter and correspondence, 6 pages. Author, a white man, an ardent peyotist, friend of Quanah Parker, his accounts of his own experiences have considerable interest, and there is also some valuable information in it. He was a complete mystic. Apparently Mooney planned to publish this. A notebook bound in olive cloth, 5 x 8, with 39 pages filled, and 2 bibliographic notes in the very back. The notebook seems to contain, among other things, detailed notes on actual meetings, but hard to read.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2537
Topic:
Botany -- Peyote  Search this
Drugs -- Peyote  Search this
Drugs -- mescal  Search this
Drugs -- Kava  Search this
Drugs -- marijuana  Search this
Medicine -- peyote, therapeutic uses  Search this
Religion -- peyote visions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 2537, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2537
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3479402e9-16b5-4a7f-9b76-527977315254
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Letter to F. W. Hodge

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Names:
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Seri  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
February 25, 1915
Scope and Contents:
Concerning Alfred Kroeberʹs criticism of Hewitt and W. J. McGeeʹs failure to include Seri in the Yuman stock.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(9)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3de648308-f110-4279-a36e-f4ab65a7dc75
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Letter to W. J. McGee

Creator:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Subhina  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 30, 1900
Scope and Contents:
Asking for information from A. S. Gatschet concerning the Subhina of Central America.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(37)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36183673a-19a8-4207-b2d3-88c780ff891b
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Letters to W. J. McGee

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May 11, 1897; June 10, 1898; April 13, 1903
Scope and Contents:
Concerning various matters and including references to John R. Swanton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(39)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ca0e0246-586c-4aff-aa51-ffd6ad820562
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Letter to W. J. McGee

Creator:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
March 10, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Discussing plans to move to Washington and hopes to continue work.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(36)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw329d28a20-3c91-4843-9b0a-5bd9cfb83e68
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref37

Draft of review of G. Frederick Wright's Man and the Glacial Period

Creator:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Wright, George Frederick  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1892
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(38)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3844e2510-63f8-4096-95b4-22ec4c8955c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref38

Letter to W.J. McGee

Creator:
Larrabee, W.  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
October 23, 1893
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647 (40)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34a3d9e8a-2d95-40b0-87c4-8715bed700dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref41

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