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United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls

Creator:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Collector:
Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rolleston, George, 1829-1881  Search this
Schumacher, Paul J. F.  Search this
Depicted:
Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882  Search this
Extent:
100 Negatives (circa, glass)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ute  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Choptank Indians  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Eskimos -- depicted  Search this
Tonkawa  Search this
Africans -- United States -- depicted  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Taiwanese  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Nisqually  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
probably 1870s-1880s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of Native American tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen number, AMM negative number, and sex; for some, there is also collection data and information on physical or medical conditions. There are also notes identifying donors who included army officers, physicians, scientists, and explorers such as Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Edward Palmer, Frederic Ward Putnam, George Rolleston, Paul Schumacher, and many others. Some of the photographs may have been made as part of the Army Medical Museumʹs program of distributing images of its specimens.

Represented are Africans, Chinook, Choptank, Dakota, Eskimo of Greenland, Taiwanese peoples, Hawaiians, Hidatsa, Nisqually, Philippine peoples, Ponca, Potowatomi, Pueblo, Tonkawa, and Ute. Archeological specimens are from the Aleutian Islands, California, the Dakotas, England (Roman period), Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, Peru, Vancouver Island, and Vermont. For some, there is also information about the status or physical condition of the individual or observations of medical conditions shown in the specimens. Some additional photographs appear to show specimens at the American Museum of Natural History.
Biographical/Historical note:
The United States Army Medical Museum (AMM, renamed the National Museum of Health and Medicine in 1989) was established by US Army Surgeon General William A. Hammond in 1862. Its initial focus was on collecting specimens of unusual pathology, mostly taken from victims of the American Civil War. By 1867, the museum had expanded to include medical, microsopical, anatomical, comparative anatomics, and other sections. The anatomical collection grew in part as a result of Circular No. 2 of 1867, which authorized military medical officers to collect cranial specimens from deceased Native Americans. Additionally, the AMM made an arrangement with the Smithsonian Institution, by which the Smithsonian transferred their collection of human remains in exchange for ethnological artifacts. AMM photographed and measured many of the specimens in its collection as part of the museum's anthropological research.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26C, NAA Photo Lot 73-26D
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 73-26D have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 73-26C. These are also Army Medical Museum negatives of skulls and form part of this collection.
Additional Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 6A, Photo Lot 6B, Photo Lot 78-42, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 97.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26C, United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32d588f1e-7f5e-4990-ab61-24dd5fd8743b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26c

MS 7207 Catalog of specimens collected by Edward Palmer

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910  Search this
Culture:
Choctaw  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Southeast -- artifacts
Date:
ca. 1884
Scope and Contents:
Includes specimen numbers and notes. The material was collected in the South from whites and Indians, including Choctaws and Catawbas. Also includes transmittal letter, Cyrus Thomas to Spencer F. Baird, November 21, 1884.
Topic:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7207, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7207
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3db556c4a-d61a-4c43-9d5a-1ceaac0089bc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7207

MS 244 Caddo vocabulary 1868 ?

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
211 Items (terms )
11 Pages
Culture:
Caddo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
Presumably collected in 1868, when Palmer was in Indian Territory. See Rogers McVaugh, Edward Palmer: Plant Explorer of the American West, 1956, Chapter 5 and Appendix 4.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 244
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 244, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS244
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35b40a453-cc15-4d3f-b0d0-179954647c61
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms244

MS 7094 Incomplete catalog of BAE collections from the Mississippi Valley

Creator:
Norris, Philetus W. (Philetus Walter), 1821-1885  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Middleton, James D.  Search this
Thing, L.H.  Search this
Rogan, John P.  Search this
Spainhour, J. M.  Search this
Emmert, John W., 1842-1917  Search this
Earle, F. S.  Search this
Extent:
89 Pages
108 Drawings
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Drawings
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The catalog, which has many missing pages at the beginning and end, lists, describes, and illustrates with small drawings attached to the text, geographically arranged collections of stone, clay, horn, and bone artifacts, plant remains, and faunal and human bones, gathered in many cases from Indian mounds in the Mississippi Valley area. Some items are from cave, surface, or unspecified types of sites; and some are from areas, notably Yellowstone Park and some Eastern states not in the Mississippi Valley. Additional contributors to the collection were L. H. Thing, John P. Rogan, J. M. Spainhour, and J. W. Emmert.
Biographical / Historical:
Much of the collection may be linked to the BAE mound explorations, ca. 1881-1889 under Cyrus Thomas. See Manuscript 2400 (Archeology, U.S.), and BAE Annual Report 12.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7094
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
United States -- Mississippi Valley -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7094, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7094
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b70a3beb-a7dd-4acf-b442-7cdabf039196
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7094

MS 7426 Catalog of specimens sent to John Wesley Powell

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
May 25, 1883
Scope and Contents:
Includes information about the provenience of archeological specimens and passing remarks about the Cherokees.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7426
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Marshall County (Alabama) -- Archeology  Search this
Madison County (Alabama) -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7426, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7426
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3624cb555-9fff-425b-89f0-286dd4eb97f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7426

Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
H. B. Hall & Sons, engraver  Search this
Wilcox, John Angel James, 1835- (engraver)  Search this
Depicted:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878  Search this
Birtwell, Francis Joseph  Search this
Boban, E.  Search this
Bohmersheim, August Bohn von  Search this
Bolles, T. Dix (Timothy Dix), -1892  Search this
Casanowicz, Immanuel M.  Search this
Craddock, Charles Egbert, 1850-1922  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Daniel, Z. T.  Search this
Dedrick, Thomas S.  Search this
Eames, Moses  Search this
Evans, Sir John  Search this
Fisk, Clinton Brown  Search this
Golovneen, D.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Johnston, T. C.  Search this
Knowlton, Frank Hall, 1860-1926  Search this
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906  Search this
LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McCartee, Divie Bethune, 1820-1900  Search this
Millner, Isaac B.  Search this
Montgomery, Henry  Search this
Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925  Search this
Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918  Search this
Renshawe, John H.  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Simpson, Charles Torrey, 1846-1932  Search this
Slocum, Joshua, 1844-1909  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Volk, Ernest  Search this
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Winson, Justin  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Dumble, A. E.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Herman, Mme de (of Paris)  Search this
Holland (of Trenton, New Jersey)  Search this
Lainer, Charles  Search this
Macnabb Studio  Search this
Notman, J.  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Parker, Joseph C.  Search this
Prince, George  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Teel, S. S.  Search this
Yasvoin, A. (of St. Petersburg, Russia)  Search this
Collector:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Extent:
4 Copy prints
4 Engravings
2 Prints (woodburytype)
42 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
18 Prints (halftone)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Engravings
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1864-1921
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of studio portraits and expedition photographs of anthropologists, administrators, scholars, and others. It includes some photographs of an Native American demonstrating sign language, possibly made during W J McGee's Seriland expedition.

Photographers represented in the collection are Charles Milton Bell, A. E. Dumbie; De Lancey W. Gill, Mme de Hermann, of Paris; Holland, of Trenton, New Jersey; Charles Lainer, J. Notman; Parker, George Prince, Macnabb, of New York; Moses P. Rice; Napolean Sarony; S. S. Teel; and A. Yasvoin, of St. Petersburg, Russia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 70
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photograph collections of anthropologists held in the National Anthropological Archives are Photo Lot 4822, Photo Lot 33, Photo Lot 39, and Photo Lot 77-80.
See others in:
Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropologists, circa 1864-1921
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 70, Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.70
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Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3acb8a4e1-833d-4f80-b104-6f8a32af55bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-70

MS 746 Moqui and Táowa vocabulary

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1869
Scope and Contents:
Contains a general Hopi vocabulary, with a little Tewa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 746
Local Note:
Title changed from "Moqui and Ta'owi vocabulary" 8/26/2014.
autograph document
Topic:
Hopi language  Search this
Tewa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 746, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS746
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d0ee793a-ecbb-4197-aedf-418e1e14eb4f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms746
Online Media:

Neil Merton Judd papers

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Hyde Exploring Expedition (1902-1903)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954  Search this
Photographer:
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Martin, Charles  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Wisherd, Edwin L., 1900 -1970  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Search this
Haven, O.C.  Search this
Correspondent:
La Gorce, John Oliver, 1880-1959  Search this
Jeançon, Jean Allard  Search this
Johnson, Merritt S.  Search this
Hobler, Philip M.  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
McNitt, Frank  Search this
Morris, Earl Halstead, 1889-1956  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948  Search this
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)  Search this
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964  Search this
O'Bryan, Deric  Search this
Popenoe, Frederick W.  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Scofield, Carl S.  Search this
Ruppert, Karl  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Allen, Glover M.  Search this
Amsden, Monroe  Search this
Bannister, Bryant  Search this
Breazeale, James Frank  Search this
Brew, J. O. (John Otis), 1906-1988  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Conant, Kenneth J.  Search this
Coville, Frederick V. (Frederick Vernon), 1867-1937  Search this
Danson, Beatrice  Search this
Dodge, Richard E.  Search this
Grosvenor, Gilbert H.  Search this
Author:
Walsh, Oscar B.  Search this
Ruppert, Karl  Search this
Blom, Frans  Search this
Marye, William Bose, 1886-1979  Search this
Extent:
18 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Paragonah -- Utah -- archeology
Rainbow Natural Bridge
North Carolina -- Archeology
San Juan County (Utah) -- Archeology
Viriginia -- Archeology
New Mexico -- Archeology
Utah -- Archeology
Walhalla Plateau -- Arizona -- archeology
Delaware -- Archeology
Maryland -- Archeology
Arizona -- Archeology
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
circa 1870- circa 1980
bulk 1907-1931
Summary:
The papers of Neil Merton Judd, archeologist and curator in the Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum, were deposited in the National Anthropological Archives at various times during the 1960's and 1970's. Much of Judd's own material was produced as part of his official duties and lie within the public domain. The collection occupies fourteen linear feet of shelf space.
Scope and Contents:
These papers reflect the professional life of Neil Merton Judd (1887-1976), archeologist and curator in the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are diaries of expeditions, correspondence, field notes, notes, financial records, copies of historical documents, maps, drawings, photographs, and other documents that cover the period from the 1870s to the 1970s. Most of the material, however, is dated between 1907 and 1965.

Of primary concern is Judd's archeological work in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, especially at Pueblo Bonito and other sites in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, which he carried out for the National Geographic Society between 1920 and 1927. Appreciable material concerns the so-called Beam expeditions of 1923, 1928, and 1929 to locate study of tree-rings. Other documents relate to Judd's work in San Juan country, Utah; at Paragonah and other sites in southern Utah; and on the Walhalla Plateau in Arizona. Some correspondences, which Judd carried on with William B. Marye between 1932 and 1949, concern Indian bridges in Maryland and nearby states.

Several other expeditions of which Judd was a member are documented among the papers solely or primarily through photographs. There is little material that reflects Judd's personal life, daily curatorial duties at the United States National Museum, work at Rito de los Frijoles with Edgar L. Hewett in 1910, expedition to Guatemala in 1914, or aerial surveys of old canals in Arizona during the 1929-30.

Among correspondents whose letters are included among the papers are Glover M. Allen, Monroe Amsden, Bryant Bannister, James F. Breazeale, Harold S. Colton, Kenneth J. Conant, Fredrick V. Coville, Richard E. Dodge, Harold S. Gladwin, Gilbert Grosvernor, Edgar L. Hewett, Frederick Webb Hodge, William H. Jackson, Jean A. Jeancon, John O. La Gorce, Frank McNitt, Sylvanus G. Morley, Earl H. Morris, Nels C. Nelson, Jesse L. Nusbaum, Deric O'Bryan, George H. Pepper, Frederick Wilson Popenoe, Frank H. H. Roberts, Karl Ruppert, Carl S. Scofield, Hugh L. Scott, Harry L. Shapiro, Anna O. Shepard, Alfred M. Tozzer, and Clark Wissler. In addition to his own material, Judd also acquired some material from members of his expeditions, especially from Frans Blom, Karl Ruppert, and Oscar B. Walsh. He also collected historical documents and photographs. Among these are copies of documents relating to southwestern archeological explorations of the naturalist Edward Palmer. He also acquired photographs by Walter Hough made in Arizona between 1904 and 1920., photographs taken on the Hyde Exploring Expedition to Chaco Canyon, and miscellaneous photographs made on expeditions of William H. Jackson, Edgar A. Mearns, and others.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
To a degree, the arrangement of the collection is Judd's own. The series titles in quotation marks are Judd's own.

"Pueblo Bonito File"

Chaco Canyon Notes, Notebooks, and Note Cards

Material Relating to Judd's Bureau of American Ethnology Expeditions between 1915 and 1920

"Utah File"

Material Concerning Edward Palmer

Correspondence with William B. Marye

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Manuscripts of Writings

Miscellany

Cartographic Material

Artwork and Photographic Enlargements

Photographs
Biographical Note:
Note: Biographical data and a bibliography of Judd's writings are in the series of miscellany among his papers. For an obituary, see Waldo R. Wedel, "Neil Merton Judd, 1887-1976." American Antiquity, volume 43, number 3 (July 1978), pages 399-404, and J. O. Brew, "Neil Merton Judd, 1887-1976." American Anthropologist, volume 80, number 2 (June 1978), pages 352-54. An obituary prepared by Judd is among the papers.

October 27, 1887 -- Born in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska

1907-08 -- Public school teacher in Utah

1907 -- Student archeologist on Byron Cummings' reconnaissance of White Canyon, Utah

1908 -- Student archeologist on Cummings' reconnaissance of Montezuma Canyon, Utah, and Segi Valley, Arizona.

1909 -- Student archeologist on Cummings' reconnaissance of Segi Valley, Arizona, and the Cummings- Douglass expedition to Rainbow Natural Bridge.

1910 -- Student assistant to Edgar L. Hewett on the Archeological Institute of America's expedition to El Rito del los Frijoles, New Mexico

1911 -- Bachelor of Arts, University of Utah

1911-1917 -- Aid, Division of Ethnology, United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Master of Arts, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

1914 -- Member, Archeological Institute's Fourth Quirigua Expedition to Guatemala; supervised the fabrication of a reproduction model of ruins for the Pacific-California International Exposition, San Diego

1915 -- Archeological reconnaissance of Indian mounds in and near Willard, Beaver City, Paragonah, St. George, Kanab, and Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, and "Spanish Diggings" flint quarries in Wyoming for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1916 -- Reconnaissance and excavations of Indian mounds near Paragonah and in Willard County, Utah, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1916-18 -- Treasurer, American Anthropological Association

1917 -- Director, project for partial restoration of Betatakin ruin, Arizona, for the United States Department of the Interior, and the excavations at Paragonah, Utah, for the Smithsonian and University of Utah

1918 -- Archeological reconnaissance of the Walhalla Plateau, Arizona, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1918-19 -- Assistant Curator, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum

1919 -- Archeological investigations in Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1919-30 -- Curator, American Archeology, Division of Archeology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum

1920 -- Archeological investigations at Toroweap Valley, Mt. Trumbull, Pariah Plateau, House Rock Valley, Bright Angel Creak, Cottonwood Canyon, and Kanab Creek in Utah and Arizona for the Bureau of American Ethnology and reconnaissance of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, for the National Geographic Society

1920-23 -- Vice President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1921-27 -- Investigations of Pueblo Bonito and nearby ruins in New Mexico for the National Geographic Society

1923 -- Led first Beam expedition to sites in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, and carried out explorations in San Juan County, Utah, for the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic Society

1925-27 -- Member, Board of Managers, Washington Academy of Science, and President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1925-28 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council

1926 -- Archeological Observations North of the Rio Colorado, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 82, 1926

1927-36 -- Trustee, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1928 -- Investigations of Indian burials in rock shelter, Wolf Creek, Russell County, Kentucky, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1929 -- Led Third Beam Expedition to sites in Arizona for the National Geographic Society and reconnaissance of the prehistoric canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1930 -- Aerial surveys of ancient canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys for the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States Department of War

1930-49 -- Curator, Archeology, United States National Museum

1931 -- Investigations on the Natanes Plateau, Arizona, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1931-32 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council (second time)

1935 -- Smithsonian Institution's delegate to the second assembly, Pan-American Institute of Geography and History

1936-48 -- Advisory Board, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1937-39 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council (third time)

1938 -- Married Anne Sarah MacKay

1938-40 -- Member, Board of Managers, Washington Academy of Science

1939 -- President, Society for American Archaeology, and Vice President and Chairman, Section H, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1945 -- President, American Anthropological Association

December 31, 1949 -- Retired from the staff of the United States National Museum

January 1, 1950 -- Honorary Associate in Anthropology of the Smithsonian Institution

1953 -- Awarded the Franklin L. Burr Award of the National Geographic Society

1954 -- The Material Culture of Pueblo Bonito, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 125

1958 -- Awarded Certificate of Award of the Smithsonian Institution

1959 -- Pueblo Del Arroyo, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 138, number 1

1962 -- Awarded the Franklin L. Burr Award of the National Geographic Society (second time)

1964 -- The Architecture of Pueblo Bonito, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 147, number 1

1965 -- Awarded the Alfred Vincent Kidder Award of the American Anthropological Association

1966 -- Awarded Special Award of the United States Department of the Interior

1967 -- The Bureau of American Ethnology: A Partial History, University of Oklahoma Press

1968 -- Men met along the Trail: Adventures in Archeology, University of Oklahoma Press

December 19, 1976 -- Died
Related Materials:
Additional material in the National Anthropological Archives that relates to Judd can be found among the correspondence files of the Bureau of American Ethnology; files of the Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum, especially those of the Division of Archeology; papers of Frank H.H. Roberts; papers of William B. Marye; American Antiquities permits records of the Anthropological Society of Washington; papers of John P. Harrington; papers of Frank M. Setzler; papers of Henry B. Collins; and records of the American Anthropological Association. Additional photographs that relate to the expeditions of which Judd was a member are in the cataloged and the uncataloged photographs. For example, negatives and other photographic material of the aerial surveys of ancient canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys in Arizona are NAA photographic lot 3.
Restrictions:
The Neil Merton Judd papers are open for research.

Access to the Neil Merton Judd papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Shell heaps  Search this
Dendrochronology  Search this
Bridges -- American Indian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Neil Merton Judd papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1973-48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f428d6cb-9985-4deb-9ccd-494ddce47aed
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1973-48

MS 139 Pinella and Avipa Apache Comparative Vocabulary

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Pinal Apache (Pinaleno Apache)  Search this
Western Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Apache  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes copy of the above vocabulary, by unknown compiler.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 139-a-b
Local Note:
Two words on back definitely Palmer's writing. Ink probably not.
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 139-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS139
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b0cb5ebd-59ca-43bf-8382-e2cb745f2bfe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms139

MS 1151 Zuni vocabularies in Department of the Interior schedule

Creator:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Eaton, Joseph Horace  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863  Search this
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
All copied from other Manuscripts in Bureau of American Ethnology, except for original notes in pencil in hand of Frank H. Cushing. 7 pages in Comparative Vocabulary form. Eaton vocabulary copied from Bureau of American Ethnology Number 1156-a (itself a copy); Whipple vocabulary copied from Bureau of American Ethnology Number 1153 (itself a copy); Palmer vocabulary copied from Bureau of American Ethnology Number 1155 (original).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1151
General:
Previously titled "Zuni vocabularies."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1151, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1151
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3be62347d-5d36-4d17-aa8b-8a76f327c0fd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1151

MS 3277 Collection of printed articles and illustrations relative to pottery

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Printed material
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Clipped from magazines such as Harper's ca. 1874-1878. Mostly concerns Old World.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3277
Topic:
Archeology -- Pottery -- Old World  Search this
Pottery -- Cyprus  Search this
Pottery -- China  Search this
Pottery -- England  Search this
Pottery, Egyptian  Search this
Aztecs  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Natchez Indians  Search this
Pottery -- Spain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Manuscript 3277, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3277
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3536bed1b-ae29-4717-9117-780a33ec9665
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3277

MS 4546 Manuscript on the life of Edward Palmer. Photo copy of "Chapter XIX, 1881-84."

Creator:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Names:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy (3/59) from the original manuscript in New Crops Research Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, Reprint File No. 1365, envelope No. 9 of 12 envelopes. Chapter XIX, 1881-84, relates to Palmerʹs work for the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4546
Citation:
Manuscript 4546, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4546
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f6362511-5818-417b-98ac-9871f058ff5b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4546

MS 3278 Collection of printed articles and illustrations relative to Indians of Alaska

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1864-1900
Scope and Contents:
From Harper's etc.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3278
Citation:
Manuscript 3278, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3278
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3811d5fd5-c687-4738-acd5-e438fe9fbd31
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3278

Anonymous Comanche drawing of two Comanche men wearing breastplates

Collector:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (watercolor, 24 x 23 cm.)
Culture:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1868
Scope and Contents:
One drawing on one leaf of unruled paper. The drawing depicts two men wearing breastplates. One of the men is wearing face paint and holding a mirror board. The other man is wearing a set of hairplates. The drawing is inscribed "Drawings Made by a Comanche Indian" and "Presentd by Dr E Palmer".
Biographical / Historical:
In 1868, Dr. Edward Palmer was hired to serve as the agency physician at the newly established Kiowa and Comanche Agency in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). Palmer and the rest of the agency personnel set out in January, arriving in the vicinity of Ft. Cobb on February 19th. The agent, Colonel Leavenworth, dismissed Palmer on May 4th, complaining that he spent too much time collecting zoological and botanical specimens and not enough tending to the medical needs of the Kiowa and Comanche. Following his dismissal, Palmer took up residence at the adjacent Wichita Agency. In early June, Palmer received word that some of the Kiowa and Comanche were plotting to kill him. Consequently, he left the Wichita Agency and travelled to Cherokee Town. From Cherokee Town Palmer made several excursions to collect specimens. He left Indian Territory in September, arriving back in Leavenworth, Kansas on October 10, 1868. In addition to the zoological and botanical specimens Palmer collected during his stint in Indian Territory, he also acquired ethnological specimens from the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita. For further biographic information, see Rogers McVaugh, Edward Palmer - Plant Explorer of the American West, University of Oklahoma Press, 1956, pp. 35-40. For additional information on the ethnological materials Palmer collected in 1868, see Candace Greene, Southern Plains Graphic Art before the Reservation. American Indian Art Magazine 22(3):49, 1997.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG 91-2261

OPPS SLIDE 91-2261

NAA INV 08500400

OPPS NEG BAE 1781

NAA MS 127601
Local Note:
The drawing was created in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). It was likely collected somewhere between Fort Cobb and the Wichita and Kiowa and Comanche agencies in Eureka Valley (Anadarko, Oklahoma). The date and place of creation were assigned based on information regarding Dr. Palmer's travells in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). This information was drawn from: Rogers McVaugh, Edward Palmer - Plant Explorer of the American West, University of Oklahoma Press, 1956, pp. 35-40. pp. 35-40.
Place:
United States Oklahoma.
United States Indian Territory.
Album Information:
MS 127601
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 127,601, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS127601
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw391a046cb-1fd9-47bc-9e88-b2cefa5674f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms127601
Online Media:

Fairchild, David Grandison

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

Access to the Edward Palmer papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d0e204a2-3f90-40dc-a042-0fb5ed285f87
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref100

Drafts of synopsis by Clare W. Safford

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

Access to the Edward Palmer papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / William E. Safford manuscript
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3acf9363f-eeac-4a80-b95d-e4f55bc3a3a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref135

Salix amygdaloides Andersson

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Extent:
2 Items
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / Photographs from Ball Estate
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3602dacb8-897f-4e5e-bb54-b9da94d72221
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref17

Printed material

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Extent:
2 Folders
Container:
Box 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / William E. Safford and William Andrew Archer's working material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw329071318-0300-4998-9485-a2172fafd9e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref173

#752-815; 886-1401; 1406-1410: Agiakampo, Sonora, Manzanillo, Colima, Armeria, Colima, Mexico

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 October-1891 March
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / Field notes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f1468f0c-bf69-4cf2-97d9-62d759d080de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref196

#1413-1475: Imala, Sinoloa, Mexico

Collection Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1891 August 16-25
Collection Restrictions:
The Edward Palmer papers are open for research.

Access to the Edward Palmer papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Edward Palmer papers
Edward Palmer papers / Field notes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bb336d9e-ac01-4fb2-9c88-e520f03832bc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1981-55-ref197

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