Contents: Part I-Man. A. Names, locations, and divisions of the tribes. Twanas, Chemakums, Clallams. B. History. C. Population, and causes affecting. D. Progress: In medical practice. In house building. In dress. In implements. In social customs. In education. In morals. In religion. Part II- Surroundings. A. Inorganic. Outline, etc., of Territory. Geology, economic. Climate. Minerals. C. Social. Travels. Commerce. Part III.- Culture. Chapter 1- Means of subsistance: A. Food. Fish and marine mammals. Shell fish. Roots and branches. Wild fruits. Land mammals. Birds. Salt. Cooking. Storing. B. Drinks. Infusions. Ardent spirits. C. Narcotics. D. Savors. E. Medicines. Chapter II- Habitations and other structures and their appurtenance: A. Houses for human occupancy. Potlatch houses. Sweat houses. Large dwelling-houses. Flat-roofed dwelling-houses. Houses with the roof wholly on one side. Government houses. Mat houses. Half-circle camps. Tents of cotton cloth. Out-buildings. B. Appurtenances to dwellings. Doors. Fireplaces. Material for building. C. Furniture and utensils. Beds. Rugs. Mats. Chapter III- Household vessels and utensils: A. For holding water, food, etc. Baskets. Boxes. Dishes. B. For preparing food. C. For serving and eating food. Mats. Baskets. Plate and troughs. Trays. Ladles. Stone dishes. Pipes. Napkins. D. Miscellaneous. Torches.
Chapter IV- Clothing: d. Head clothing. Hats. E. Body clothing. Pantaloons, shirts, and coats. Blankets. Mat-coats. F. Arm clothing. G. Leg and foot clothing. H. Parts of dress. Lace. Fastenings. Fringes. Bead-work. I. Receptacles for dress. Boxes. Baskets. Chapter V- Personal adornments: A. Skin ornamentation. Tattooing. Painting. B. Head ornaments. Head bands. Plumes. Ear pendants. C. Neck ornaments. Necklaces. D. Breast ornaments. E. Ornaments for the limbs. Bracelets. Finger-rings. F. Toilet articles. Combs. Chapter VI- Implements. (I) Of general use. Knives. Axes, and adzes. Wedges. Chisels. Hammers. Awls. (II) Of war and the chase. A. Weapons for striking. Clubs. B. Throwing weapons. Strings and shots. Fire-pots. C. Cutting weapons. D. Thrusting weapons. Spears. E. Projectile weapons. Bows and arrows. Cases for projectiles. F. Defensive weapons. (III) Implements of special use. A. For stone working. C. For bow and arrow-making. D. Fishing implements. Spears and hooks. Traps and nets. Bouys. Sinkers. F. For leather-working. G. Builder's tool. K. For procuring and manufacturing food. L. Agricultural implements. M. For basket-working. Tools. Ornamentation. N. For working fiber. Hacklers. Spindles. Looms. P. For special crafts. Painting. Dyeing. Sand paper. Rope and strings. Of vegetable matter. Of animal matter.
Chapter VII- Locomotion and transportation. A. Traveling by water. Canoes. Large canoes. Shovel canoes. Small canoes. B. Accessories to water travel. Poles. Paddles. Oars. Sails. Rudders. Anchors. Bailing vessels. C. Foot traveling. Snow shoes. D. Land conveyances. Chapter VIII- Measuring and valuing. A. Counting. B. Measuring. Time. Length. Quality. C. Valuing. Chapter IX- Games and pastimes. With bones. A. Gambling: With disks. Women's games. Cards. B. Field sports and festive games. Dancing. Horse-racing. Shooting. Children's plays. Chapter XI- Music: Instruments and accompaniments. Songs. Boat songs. Patriotic songs. Gambling songs. Nursery songs. Funeral songs. War songs. Religious songs. Chapter XII- Art: On baskets. On cloth. On skin. On wood. Carvings. On horn and bone. On metal. On stone. Chapter XIII- Language and literature. A. Language. The Twana. The Skwaksin. The Chemakum. The Chinook jargon. The English language. B. Literature: Tales about thunder and lightning. Tales about the Sun. Proverbs of the Clallams. Fables of the Twanas. The pheasant and the raven. The enchanted husband. The colcine Indian and the wolf. Domesticating wolves. Modern orations.
Chapter XIV- Domestic life: A. Marriage. B. Children. Cradling. Naming. C. Women. Puberty dance. Chapter XV- Social life and customs: A. Eating. B. Cannibalism. C. Potlatches. Potlatch Number 1. Dancing. Gambling. Tamanous. Eating. The potlatch proper, or distribution of gifts. Learning. Potlatch Number 2. Potlatch Number 3. D. Funeral and burial customs. 1st Period. 2nd Period: canoe burial. 3rd Period: scaffold burial in cemeteries. 4th Period: burial in the ground with Indian accessories. 5th Period: civilized burial. Funeral ceremonies. Mourning observances. Cemeteries. Progress. Chapter XVI- Government. A. Organization. B. Laws and regulations. Division of Labor. Property rights. Chapter XVII- Religion. A. Objects and implements of reverence and worship. Supreme Being. Demons. Angelic spirits. Inanimate objects. Images, pictures, etc. Water. Idols. The sun. Implements of worship. Hand-sticks (wands). Head bands. Drums. Rattles. Masks. B. Holy places C. Ecclesiastical organization. Medicine men. Rain-makers.
D. Sacred rites. Tamanous. Finding tamanous. Using tamanous. Tamanous for wind. Tamanous for gambling. Tamanous to produce and cure illness. The crazy tamanous. Tamanous for the living. Tamanous for lost souls. Black tamanous. Purification. Sacrifice. Dancing. E. Myths and traditions. The Flood. Ants. Snakes. F. Beliefs. Dreams. Future existence. Incarnation and metamorphoses. Chapter XVIII- Archeology: Stone age. Skeletons. Shell heaps. List of archeological items in the book.
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Contents: Folder Number 1 Manuscript Section: Makah. Typed and handwritten. Also [apparently] Makah bibliography. Pages 4-46, odd page 40. Folder Number 2 Manuscript Section: Makah. Plates 1-15. Folder Number 3. Clallum and Chimakum. Pages 47-64. Folder Number 4 (filed in map case) Clallam. "Map B" (Olympic National Forest, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1915). 42 1/4" x 53 1/4". Copy Negative Number 57,250. "Map C" (U. S. Coast & Geodetic Chart Number 6300, 1918). 29 1/4" x 40 1/2". Copy Negative Number 57,251 (oversize negative filed in map case) Folder Number 5 Skokomish Pages 65-79. Folder Number 6 "Region Bordering Puget Sound Proper" Pages 80-81. Folder Number 7 Nisqually and Squaxin [Waterman's spelling] Typescript of Pages 101-120. Folder Number 8 Nisqually and Squaxin Pages 101-120. Folder Number 9 Pages found following Nisqually and Squaxin section (pages aberrantly numbered) Folder Number 10 Puyallup. Typescript of 121-127. Folder Number 11 Puyallup. Pages 121-127. Folder Number 12 Puyallup. "Map A" (U.S.G.S. Tacoma Quad.) Folder 13 Seattle Pages 129-135; added 3e; le-ls, inclusive 2; 3 136-219.
Folder Number 14 Manuscript Section: Seattle. Map (U.S.G.S. Snohomish Quad.) Folder Number 15 Manuscript Section: "Alphabetical List of Names for places" Pages 257-269. Folder Number 16 Snohomish (Vicinity of Everett, Washington) Pages 272-276. Folder Number 17 Snohomish. Typescript of pages 272-276. Folder Number 18 Snohomish. "Map B" (U.S.G.S. Washington and Snohomish Quads.) Folder Number 19 Snohomish (Whidbey Island, etc.) Typescript of pages 277-289. Folder Number 20 Snohomish (Whidbey Island, etc.) Pages 277-289. Folder Number 21 Snohomish (Whidbey Island, etc.) "Map C" (Part of U.S.C.&G. Chart 6300) And 3 adjoining cut sections showing Whidbey & Camano Islands. Folder Number 22 "Cut Map" (Admirality Inlet & Puget Sound to Seattle, Washington, U.S.C.&G. Chart Number ) (Incomplete June, 1968) Folder Number 23 (filed in map case) Maps on tracing cloth, "ready for engraver" Makah: Map 1. Showing the Tatoosh Island group. 2 copies. 12 1/4" x 9 3/4". Copy Negative Number 57,252. Map 2. Showing Indian Names for Places in the Vicinity of Cape Flattery 36 1/8" x 32". Copy Negative Number 57,253. Puget Sound Salish: Map A. Showing the Indian Names for Places Near Seattle. [Completed ? An overlay which was drawn to reinforce the faint shore lines was used in making the copy negative and is now filed with the original in map case.] 36 3/4" x 15 1/2". Copy Negative Number 57,254. Map B. Showing the Indian Names for Places on the Snoqualmie River and its Tributaries. 20" x 15". Copy Negative Number 57,255. Map C. Showing the Indian Names for Places along the Western Shore of Puget Sound, opposite Seattle. 36 3/4" x 18 1/2". Copy Negative Number 57,256. Map D. Showing Indian Names for Lakes and Streams in the Vicinity of Seattle. G. M. Mullett, 1922. 32 7/8" x 26 5/8". Copy Negative Number 57,257. Folder Number 24 Manuscript Section: Puget Sound Geography. Miscellaneous Photos. Folder Number 25 Manuscript Section: Fragmentary bibliographic notes (1 page.)