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Scope and Contents:
Includes an extract from a letter, H. Pittier to Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 9/18/11, re Santa Isabela and voyage along San Blas coast and San Blas Indians; notes on accession from Pittier; R. O. Marsh, "The Marsh-Darien Expedition of 1924"; notes on San Blas Indians in Herbert Krieger's hand; printed material; a list, "Ethnological Collection of the Marsh-Darien Expedition, San Blas, Chocoi, and Cuna Indians; a processed item, "Scientific Aspects and Matters of Interest of the Tule People Concerning Which Further Investigation is Desired and Contemplated" by R. O. Marsh; R. O. Marsh, "British Influence in and Control of the Future Industrial Development of Panama, with Special Reference to Rubber," May 1926; a map of Panama Coast, annotated by R. O. Marsh.; photostatic copies of Tule writing, R. O. marsh, December, 1925; a letter, Frances Densmore to Walter Hough, probably 1924 or 1925, re a Tule Flute; notes; J. E. Graf to Matthew J. Connelly, 31/50, re a bell bought in St. Andres; G. M. Wrigley to Herbert Krieger, 2/2/27, re "Culture of the People of Southeastern Panama Based on Specimens in the United States National Museum"; a despatch, Francis L. Spalding, Vice Consul, Panama, "The Province of Cocle, Panama," March 22, 1933; and R. O. Marsh, map of racial types in parts of Panama.
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Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The following sub-series are restricted due to the presence of personal health information (PHI) and personally-identificable information (PII): (3.2) until 2064; (3.3) until 2068; (3.4) until 2063. Any additional restrictions are noted at the item level.
Vivian E. Garrison papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.