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Arrow

Culture/People:
possibly Ohlone (Costano) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Arrow
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Near Monterey; Monterey; Monterey County; California; USA
Catalog Number:
4/8917
Barcode:
048917.000
See related items:
Ohlone (Costano)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6067f3bb7-7d1a-4aa3-9bd2-d616719c7138
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_52803
Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Monterey; Monterey County; California; USA
Catalog Number:
5/961
Barcode:
050961.000
See related items:
Ohlone (Costano)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f490bc98-c471-4612-8002-f6ae0e07cd5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_54682
Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Coiled, stitched
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Near Monterey; Monterey; Monterey County; California; USA
Catalog Number:
5/867
Barcode:
050867.000
See related items:
Ohlone (Costano)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62d39142f-56de-4b17-b1be-9e75fc8a12d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_54552
Online Media:

Basket sieve/sifter

Culture/People:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket sieve/sifter
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques:
Twined
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Near Monterey; Monterey; Monterey County; California; USA
Catalog Number:
5/234
Barcode:
050234.000
See related items:
Ohlone (Costano)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61458ba3b-4f94-412e-8500-31b6a7bff6c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_54285
Online Media:

Winnowing basket

Culture/People:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Object Name:
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials:
Sedge, equisetum root
Techniques:
Twined
Dimensions:
43.5 x 27 x 15 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Near Monterey; Monterey; Monterey County; California; USA
Date created:
circa 1780
Catalog Number:
5/786
Barcode:
050786.000
See related items:
Ohlone (Costano)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6788fc586-8832-4615-953c-2095f8fb2641
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_54515
Online Media:

C. Hart Merriam photographs of Native Americans

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Photographer:
Boysen Studio  Search this
Diller, J. S.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Meddaugh, O. E.  Search this
Names:
Muir, John, 1838-1914  Search this
Talbot, Zenaida Merriam (photographer)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Extent:
5,000 Items (glass negatives, film negatives, lantern slides, and some prints)
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Achomawi (Pit River)  Search this
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Atsugewi (Hat Creek)  Search this
Patwin  Search this
Karuk (Karok)  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Shasta  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Koso (Panamint) Shoshone  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Kutzadika'a (Mono Paiute)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Payómkawichum (Luiseño)  Search this
Maidu  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana  Search this
Wintu  Search this
Yokuts  Search this
Yokayo Pomo  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Tolowa  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Wasco  Search this
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1902-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Native American baskets and portraits of Native Americans with whom C. Hart Merriam worked, as well as scenic views and images of animals and plants, mostly in California. Many of the photographs were made by Merriam himself or his daughter Zenaida Merriam Talbot. In addition, Merriam collected photographs from other researchers and photographers, including J. S. Diller, John Peabody Harrington, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, and O. E. Meddaugh. There are also images acquired from the Boysen Studio of Yosemite and photographs of Mark Twain, John Muir, basketmaker Maggie James, and Merriam's family.
Biographical/Historical note:
Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) was a Columbia University-educated physician who worked as a naturalist, including as head of the Biological Survey for the US Department of Agriculture. He joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as a zoologist in 1899. In 1910, he left the USDA and began to conduct research among California tribes. Financed by Mary W. Harriman and the E. H. Harriman Fund administered by the Smithsonian, he researched tribes' vocabularies, history, mythology, crafts (particularly basketmaking) until about 1936. His resarch was assisted by his daughter, Zenaida, who took photographs and painted glass slides for him. Merriam served as President of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1920-1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-27
General note:
Additional information supplied by Marvin Shodas.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Merriam's notes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1563 and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA Acc. 12-264.
Additional photographs by Merriam held in the National Museum of American Indian Archives in the Mary Harriman Rumsey Photograph Collection and the Harriman Alaska Expedition Photograph Collection.
Correspondence from Merriam held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4558, the Department of Anthropology records (Manuscript and Pamphlet file), Bureau of American Ethnology records, J.C. Pilling Papers, Ales Hrdlicka Papers, and Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers.
The Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley holds the C. Hart Merriam Papers, C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs (prints corresponding to negatives in this collection), and C. Hart Merriam pictorial collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-27

MS 853 Brief vocabularies and discussion

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Chumash [San Luis Obispo Mission]  Search this
Yokuts -- Tulareno  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Chumash  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains several items, mainly brief vocabularies, whose interrelationship is not clear but seems indicated by the fact of their having been marked with the letters "A" through "E". No date. As follows: A. San Luis Obispo (Obispeno Chumash) vocabulary. 1 page. B. Soledad (Costanoan) vocabulary. 2 pages. C. "Tularenos" (Yokuts) vocabulary. 1 page. D. "Costanoan family." Discussion. 3 pages, typed. E. Comparative vocabulary of four dialects of the Costanoan family: "Mission Dolores Costano" (San Francisco Costanoan), Mutsun, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz. 3 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 853
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS853
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms853

MS 647 Rumsien (Costanoan) and Obispeno Chumash vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Informant:
Eulalia  Search this
Extent:
87 Items (ca. pages ca. 87 pages)
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Chumash [San Luis Obispo Mission]  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Chumash  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In pencil, in Powell's schedule of Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. (Approximately 346, 141 terms, respectively.)
Biographical / Historical:
Rumsen recorded from Eulalia, Carmelo Valley, California; source of the "Obispo" not stated . September 29- October 18, 1884. The "Obispo" column is marked "Copied," but no corresponding ink copy has been located (1962).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 647
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS647
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms647

Color transparencies of J.P. Harrington Informants

Collector:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Painter:
Cassidy, Gerald  Search this
Moore  Search this
Names:
Keahtigh, Perry A.  Search this
Kitsepawit  Search this
Librado, Fernando  Search this
Meadows, Isabel  Search this
Smoky, Enoch  Search this
Extent:
8 Slides
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Transparencies of four paintings of informants of John P. Harrington, by different artists. Includes 1 duplicate set of slides.
Catalog Number 4643: (1) California (?) Description: Kitsepawit or Fernando Librado. Painter: Gerald Cassidy (signature on painting) S. I. Negative 49,393. (2) Rumsen Meadows, Isabel Painter: "M. H." (signature on painting). BAE Negative Number: S. I. Negative Number 49392. (3) Kiowa Enoch Smoky Painter: Moore (see BAE negative catalog card) BAE Negative Number 49,391. (4) Kiowa Perry A. Keahtigh Painter: Moore (signature on painting) BAE Negative Number: S. I. Negative 49,390.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4643
Local Note:
Transparencies made by Bureau of American Ethnology, October, 1962. (Black and White copy negatives have also been made; S. I. Negatives 49,390-393).
Filed: Slide file, by tribe.
Topic:
Slides  Search this
California  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4643, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4643
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4643

MS 3950 Lists of Costanoan and Moquelumnan numerals collected by John N. Hewitt

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In languages of these tribes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3950
Topic:
Numbers -- Costanoan  Search this
Numbers -- Moquelumnan  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3950, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3950
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3950
Online Media:

MS 385 "Idiomas Californias"

Creator:
Arroyo de la Cuesta, Felipe, -1842  Search this
Murray, E. F. (Edward F.)  Search this
Extent:
32 Pages
Culture:
Chumash -- Purismeno  Search this
Santa Ynez Chumash (Santa Inez)  Search this
Yokuts -- Nophrinthres of San Juan Bautista  Search this
Yokuts -- Lathruunen  Search this
San Luis Rey  Search this
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Salinan -- San Miguel  Search this
Chumash [San Luis Obispo Mission]  Search this
Salinan -- San Antonio  Search this
Barbareño Chumash (Santa Barbara)  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Wintun -- Patwin  Search this
Esselen Indians  Search this
Karkin  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Chumash  Search this
Salinan Indians  Search this
Patwin  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1821
Scope and Contents:
Copied by E.F. Murray in 1878 from the original made in 1821. It includes vocabularies of the following languages: Esselen, San Antonio (Salinan), San Miguel (Salinan), San Luis Obispo (Obispeno Chusmash), Santa Barbara (Barbareno Chumash), La Purisima (Purismeno Chusmash), Santa Inez (Inezeno Chumash), Nophrinthres of San Juan Bautista (a Yokuts dialect), Lathruunen (Yokuts), San Luis Rey (Uto-Aztecan), Karkin (Costanoan), Saclan (Miwok), Juichun (Costanoan), Huimen (Marin Miwok), and Suisen (a dialect of Patwin [Wintun]).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 385
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ynezeno  Search this
Antoniaños  Search this
Migueleños  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 385, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS385
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms385
Online Media:

MS 302 Soledad (Costanoan) vocabulary with some Obispeno Chumash entries

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
47 Items (ca. pages ca. 47 pages)
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Chumash [San Luis Obispo Mission]  Search this
Esselen Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Chumash  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Chumash encircled with a line, or otherwise marked; also the numbers 1-5 and 10 in Esselen (page 97). In pencil, in Powell's schedule of Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Biographical / Historical:
Recorded from Clara, who lived at Arroyo Seco, 10 miles from Soledad; place of record not stated.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 302
Topic:
Numbers -- Esselen  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 302, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS302
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms302
Online Media:

MS 301 Mutsun Vocabulary

Collector:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 27, 1884
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 301
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 301, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS301
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms301

MS 300 The Mutsun linguistic family of Middle California: a comparative table of affinities drawn from its numerous dialects

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
2 Items (tables )
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1888
Scope and Contents:
MS 300-a: "The Mutsun linguistic family of Middle California: a comparative table of affinities drawn from its numerous dialects" by Albert S. Gatschet. January 1888. 13 pp. The purpose of the paper was to consolidate the Costanoan with the Moquelummnan (Miwok) families, and to designate the aggregate by the name Mutsun.

MS 300-b Letter from Jeremiah Curtin to Henry W. Henshaw. February 188. 7 pp. and 2 large tables. Letter encloses and is critical of Gatschet's paper.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 300
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS300
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms300
Online Media:

MS 295 Santa Cruz (Costanoan) and Tulareno (Yokuts) vocabularies

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
73 Pages
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Yokuts -- Tulareno  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 26-29, 1888
Scope and Contents:
In pencil, in Powell's schedule of Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Biographical / Historical:
Apparently original field record.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 295
Citation:
Manuscript 295, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS295
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms295

MS 296 Santa Clara (Costanoan), Obispeno Chumash, and Santa Rosa Island Chumash comparative vocabulary

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Informant:
Buelna, Felix  Search this
Pa-hi-la-tcet'  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages
Culture:
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Chumash [San Luis Obispo Mission]  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Chumash  Search this
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains: (1) Santa Clara (Costanoan) as given by Felix Buelna, at Mission of San Antonio, California September 27, 1884; (2) Obispeno Chumash, recorded near San Luis Obispo, California, October 19-28, 1884; (3) Santa Rosa Island Chumash, recorded from Pa-hi-la-tcet' at Los Alamos, California, October 30-November 7, 1884. Approximately 105 pages in pencil, in Powell's schedule of Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. (Approximately 247, 313, 410 terms respectively.)
Biographical / Historical:
Note on the Santa Clara informant, Felix Buelna, page 228. The Reverend A.D. Spearman, S.J., University of Santa Clara, California, in postal card of October 4, 1960 adds: "Felix Buelna was an altar boy at M. Sta. Clara c. 1804 and later taught in the Mission school of the Franciscans prior to the coming of the Jesuits. I haven't the year yet." See also Number 868, apparently a neat copy of the Obispeno Chumash. Note on Santa Rosa informant, Pa-hi-la-tcet', page 222. See also Number 866, apparently a neat copy of the Santa Rosa Chumash.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 296
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 296, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS296
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms296

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