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The Coronation of Powhatan

Artist:
John Gadsby Chapman, 1808 - 1889  Search this
Sitter:
Powhatan, c. 1550 - 1618  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1835
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown  Search this
Powhatan: Male  Search this
Powhatan: Native American\Native American leader\Chief  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Greenville County Museum of Art
Object number:
SC900008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ace9487c-5dd6-447a-a10d-425b399842ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SC900008

Pocahontas: Her Place in the Emerging Atlantic World and Nascent United States

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-25T18:00:41.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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MS 2199 The Powhatan Confederacy, Past and Present

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
65 Pages
Culture:
Powhatan  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Apparently original notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2199
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2199, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2199
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3aeb0696f-4199-4f0d-88d6-0494f177b6a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2199

James Mooney photographs

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
11.75 Linear feet (Photographic prints: albumen, gelatin silver Negatives: glass, cellulose nitrate )
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Mattaponi  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Nansemond  Search this
Chickahominy  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Mexico
Date:
circa 1872-1920
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during James Mooney's fieldwork with Apache, Arapaho, Caddo, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche, Dakota/Lakota, Hopi, Kiowa, Navaho, Powhatan, and Wichita communities, as well as in Mexico. Photographs document individuals and families, gatherings, ceremonies and dances, daily activities, games, crafts, landscapes, and burials.

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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
James Mooney (1861-1921) was an American ethnographer whose research focused on Native North Americans. The son of Irish Catholic immigrants, Mooney was born in Richmond, Indiana. His formal education was limited to the public schools of the city; most of his knowledge of anthropology and ethnography was self-taught, largely through his field experience working with various Native communities.

In 1885, Mooney began working for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) under John Wesley Powell. There, he carried out ethnographic research for more than 30 years. He was a very early adopter of photography and made thouands of photographs in the course of his fieldwork.

Mooney married Ione Lee Gaut in 1897, and had six children. He died in 1921 in Washington, D.C. from heart disease.

For fuller biographies of Mooney see George Ellison's introduction to the 1992 edition of Mooney's History, Myths, and Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees, as well as The Indian Man: A Biography of James Mooney by L.G. Moses (2002).

Chronology

February 10, 1861 -- Born

1878 -- Graduated high school, then taught public school for 1 year

1879 -- Joined the staff of The Richmond Palladium

April 1885 -- Joined the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE)

May-June 1885 -- Worked with Cherokee Chief N. J. Smith on Eastern Cherokee grammar

Summer 1886 -- Worked with Chief Smith (in D.C.)

Summer 1887 -- First trip to the Eastern Cherokee of the Great Smokey Mountains to study language, collect material culture, and document activities including the Green Corn Dance and Cherokee ball games (3.5 months)

Winter/Spring 1888 -- Studied Iroquoian and Algonquian synonymies and published articles on the Irish and the Cherokee, collected and studied Cherokee sacred formulae

1889 -- Visit to Cherokee (worked with Swimmer, worked on his maps of place names/mound sites, witnessed ball play and the Green Corn Dance, gathered plants and collected objects for the Smithsonian

December 1890 -- Visited Oklahoma Territory to complete research with Western Cherokee, witnessed the Ghost Dance at the Cheyenne/Arapaho Reservation for the first time

1891 -- "The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokee" published Visit to Cherokee in Oklahoma Territory

April 1891 -- Delegated to collect material for Chicago Exposition. Collected for the next 2 years while studying the Ghost Dance

May 1891 -- Photographed Kiowa Mescal (Peyote) Ceremony Headed west for a four month collecting trip for the Chicago exposition, commissioned model tipis and summer houses from the Kiowa

1891-1893 -- Observed/participated in three ghost dances during three seasons of fieldwork among Arapaho, Sioux, Kiowa, and Cheyenne communities

1892 -- Photographed Kiowa Mescal (Peyote) Ceremony and Oglala Sioux Ghost Dance

Winter 1892 -- Began intensive field study of Kiowa winter counts and Kiowa heraldry Among the Navajo and Hopi, making collections for Chicago Exposition

Fall 1893 -- Returned to Oklahoma Territory to observe and record Arapaho Sun Dance. Also studied the Hopi Kachina Dance, the Wichita Corn Dance, and possibly also the Arapaho Ghost Dance

May 1895 -- "Siouan Tribes of the East" published

1895 -- Trip to the Southwest, visited Hopi and Navajo communities

1896 -- "The Ghost Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890" published

January 1897 -- At Anadarko

September 28, 1897 -- Married Ione Lee Gaut

Fall 1898 -- Trip to Southwest, visited Hopi and Navajo communities

1898 -- Attended Omaha Fair, helped plan 'Congress of Indians', supervised Frank Rinehart, who photographed many of the Indian delegates to the fair Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians published

Fall 1899 -- For three weeks in the fall traveled with DeLancey Gill to William Co, VA to study and photograph Mattapony and Pamunkey communities; Gill took pictures while Mooney did census work before traveling to the Chickahominy River

1900 -- Myths of the Cherokee published

Spring 1900 -- Studied communities of the Powhatan Confederacy in VA; traveled to VA again with Gill to visit the Pamunkey and Mattapony communities for more pictures and to complete census, then traveled to area south of Portsmouth to find the rural settlement of the Nansemond.

Fall 1901 -- Cooperative agreement with Field Museum and J. Owen Dorsey; Studied Kiowa for BAE, studied Cheyenne for Field Museum (focused on heraldry). This project, with Dorsey working on Arapaho, continued until 1906

1902 -- Fieldwork on heraldry with Kiowa and Apache communities all year except for two brief visits to Washington, D.C. in September and November

July 1903 -- Mooney and Dorsey study Sun Dance on Cheyenne reservation in Oklahoma Territory, brought staff photographer Charles Carpenter. Spent a week attending the Sun Dance and made the first photographs of the skull-dragging ceremony

October 1903 -- Photographed Arapaho Tomahawk Dance

Winter 1903 -- At the Cheyenne-Arapaho agency in Darlington; winter spent with Cheyenne, and finishing Kiowa tipi models for the Bureau's exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

March 1904 -- At Mount Scott with Kiowa

June 1904 -- St. Louis Exposition opens

April 1906 -- Last visit to Cheyenne

Summers, 1911-1916 -- Visits to Cherokee

1918 -- Assisted with charting the Native American Church of Oklahoma (the Secretary of the Interior issued a ban on his research)

June 28, 1918 -- Requested by Fewkes to study peyote cult and Kiowa Heraldry (see Mooney Papers, Box 1, Letters, statement dated 1921)

December 22, 1921 -- Died
Restrictions:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 74, James Mooney photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35162d7ce-2ae2-4302-963d-b416aa1eca3b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74
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United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Native Americans

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) (1873-1878) (Hayden Survey)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 Painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 Copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 Color lithographs
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified Native Americans and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
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Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
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National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw378544a5f-2448-46cd-90a0-4f00194bb205
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ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p
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McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America folios and lithographs

Creator:
McKenney, Thomas L. (Thomas Loraine), 1785-1859  Search this
Hall, James, 1793-1868  Search this
Former owner:
Biddle, Edward C., 1808-1893  Search this
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862  Search this
Extent:
20 Volumes
120 Lithographs
Culture:
Sauk  Search this
Meskwaki (Fox)  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Osage  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Mdewakantonwan Dakota (Mdewakanton Sioux)  Search this
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Oto  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Iowa  Search this
Sac and Fox  Search this
Oklahoma Cherokee  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Quatsino Kwakwaka'wakw  Search this
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana]  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Lithographs
Date:
1836-1844
Summary:
This collection contains all 20 original folios of Thomas Loraine Mckenney and James Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs. The folios were published and sent to subscribers between 1836-1844 and include 120 hand-colored lithographic plates. As Superintendent of Indian Affairs from 1824-1830, McKenney commissioned and collected portraits of Native American leaders, the majority painted by Charles Bird King. These portraits, along with biographical text by James Hall, form the basis of History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes all 20 folios of Thomas Loraine Mckenney and James Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs in their original wrappers. Each folio includes six hand-colored lithographic plates along with biographical essays on Native American leaders, both men and women, from the early 19th century.

Native Communities represented in these volumes include—Sauk, Meskwaki (Fox), Shawnee, Osage, Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa), Mississippi Choctaw, Mdewakantonwan Dakota (Mdewakanton Sioux), Eastern Band of Cherokee, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago), Oto, Seneca, Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee), Yanktonnai Nakota, Muskogee (Creek), Omaha, Iowa, Sac and Fox (Sauk and Fox), Oklahoma Cherokee, Lenape (Delaware), Numakiki (Mandan), Euchee (Yuchi), Potawatomi, Seminole, Mohawk, Menominee (Menomini), Quatsino Kwakwaka'wakw, Odawa (Ottawa), Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana], Powhatan, Kaw (Kansa).

The lithographs were cataloged individually with P (print) numbers P27694-P27813, though not physically separated from their volumes.
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
Arranged by foilio number.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Loraine McKenney was born in 1785 to a family of Quakers in Hopewell, Maryland. Following the abolition of the U.S. Indian Trade program in 1822, McKenney (1785-1859) was appointed to the new position of Superintendent of Indian Affairs, which he held from 1824-1830. During his time as Superintendent of Indian trade in Georgetown, McKenney hired the painter Charles Bird King and began developing a governmental collection of portraits of prominent Native chiefs and elders who visited Washington. Between 1821-1842, King painted over 100 portraits with some assistance from friend and student George Cook.

Following his dismissal from the War Department by President Andrew Jackson in 1830, McKenney moved to Philadelphia to begin the process of getting his collection of portraits reproduced as lithographs with original hand coloring. The publication would document the extensive collection of King paints, many of which were later lost in a fire that destroyed part of the Smithsonian castle in January 1865.

This process was aided by Edward C. Biddle, a Philadelphia printer, who published the first volume (parts 1-6) in 1836 of what would be a three-volume set of 20 folios. James Hall (1793-1868), a judge and known writer, was hired to write text based on McKenney's research. Later parts were published between 1836-1844 by Frederick W. Greenough (parts 7-13), J.T. Bowen (part 14), and by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark (15-20). Several octavo editions were later published.
Provenance:
Provenance is unknown, part of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation collection when the MAI became the NMAI in 1989.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lithographs -- 19th century
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America folios and lithographs image #, NMAI.AC.115; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.115
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National Museum of the American Indian
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv49af79ce9-3723-4fb9-80b6-18ecfc5fb97a
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ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-115
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Farmville and Powhatan Railroad Co.

Collection Collector:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
Collection Creator:
White, John H., 1933-  Search this
Container:
Box 47, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection, ca. 1830-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection / Series 4: Railroad Companies and Lines
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f3893c56-4fc5-406a-bccb-21f3e83e9302
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0523-ref570

"Chief Powhatan and his Bluegrass Braves", "More in '84"

Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1984
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection
Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection / Series 1: Musicians and Bands
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ea8dea00-7c97-433e-994d-09340409b03a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1512-ref107

"Chief Powhatan Sings "Rosie" & Other Bluegrass Originals"

Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection / Series 1: Musicians and Bands
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88752bcc2-7ac0-4801-8040-578bfcd6037b
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1512-ref108

Native American History, Language, and Culture of the Northeast & Southeast

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
11.33 Linear feet ((35 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Manuscripts
Field notes
Date:
undated
1907-1957
Scope and Contents note:
The arrangement of material in this section forms the basis for Volume 6 of the microfilmed papers. The reel numbers of corresponding microfilm are listed where appropriate. "N/A" indicates material that was not included in the microfilm.
Scope and Contents:
This series within the John Peabody Harrington papers represents the results of Harrington's work on the native languages and cultures of the East, a region in which he worked primarily in the later part of his career as ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. The documents focus primarily on linguistic data and contain rehearings of early vocabularies as well as detailed studies of placenames.
Arrangement:
Series is arranged into 12 subseries: (1) Algonquian; (2) Shawnee/Peoria; (3) Western Abnaki/Eastern Abnaki/Passamaquoddy; (4) Massachusett; (5) Mahican/Stockbridge; (6) Northern Iroquoian; (7) Wyandot; (8) Delaware (Oklahoma and Ontario); (9) Powhatan; (10) Cherokee; (11) Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw; (12) General and Miscellaneous Materials
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Toponymy  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Iroquoian languages  Search this
Muskogean languages  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Manuscripts
Field notes
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Series 6
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John Peabody Harrington papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3508a63e5-c24a-4c78-b328-ccb194dd77d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref14790

Supplemental Material on the Northeast/Southeast

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (box)
Culture:
Penobscot -- language  Search this
Fox  Search this
Cree  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Massachusett  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Conoy Indians  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Wyandot  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains material that supplement Harrington's Northeast/Southeast field notes.

The file on Algonquian includes three slips of Fox, Cree, Ojibwa, and Massachusett (labeled "Natick") vocabulary in the hand of Truman Michelson; typed copies of the above; notes on Cree and Ojibwa from secondary sources; information on the growing of wild rice by the Menominee; and miscellaneous notes on placenames and tribenames regarding the Cree, Ojibwa, Conoy, Nanticoke, and Narraganset.

The Shawnee/Peoria section consists of six pages of notes on Shawnee tribal divisions.

Among the miscellaneous material on the Abnaki languages is a page of Penobscot vocabulary obtained from Frank Siebert in April 1940. The remaining material was compiled during fieldwork on Western Abnaki at St. Francis in 1949. There are four pages on possible informants from Charles Nolet and a page of vocabulary from "Am"; bibliographic references; and lexical and grammatical notes excerpted from the works of Joseph Laurent and Masta.

For Massachusett there are three pages of miscellaneous notes with references to Trumbull's Natick Dictionary.

The bulk of the file on Iroquoian consists of a typed copy of an unidentified historical text from the 1880s. It discusses the relations of the Iroquois with the Spanish, French, and English settlers in the New World. Special mention is made of Gy-ant-va-chia (Cornplanter), chief of the Seneca. The spacing of the lines of text suggests that Harrington was planning to add a translation or annotations of some kind. There are also three pages of miscellaneous notes in his hand.

Most of the file on Delaware consists of information on placenames and tribenames obtained from Frank Siebert, Carl F. Voegelin, and a number of Oklahoma residents in 1940. Siebert gave both Delaware and Penobscot terms, and Unami words were given by Roy Longbone, Salley Fallleaf, and Jake Parks. Munsee forms were obtained from Josiah Montour and Jane Pattice of the Six-Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada. Also included are a carbon copy of a typed list of possible informants and several pages of miscellaneous notes from the works of Brinton, Strachey, and Zeisberger.

The section on Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw contains twenty-one pages of vocabulary (mostly on tribenames) which Harrington obtained in an interview with James Feagin Sylestine, a speaker of the Alabama language, on April 25, 1940. The informant's home was in Livingston, Texas, although he was at the Shawnee Sanatorium at the time Harrington worked with him. The remaining miscellaneous notes were excerpted from various published and manuscript sources. They include references to Creek, Cherokee, Seminole, Alabama, and Choctaw.

Miscellaneous material relating to the East consists of brief notes which Harrington copied from a number of secondary sources. There are mentions of the Huron, Wyandot, Powhatan, and Cherokee tribes, among others. Three of the pages consist of a partial typed list (alphabetically arranged K to M) of "Carolina and Virginia Algonquian" words. This list is based on that given in the commentary on the map of Raleigh's Virginia, pages 852 to 872 of The Roanoke Voyages, which was published by the Hakluyt Society in 1955.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Wampanoag language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Narragansett language  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Delaware language  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Creek language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Alabama language  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.6
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers
John Peabody Harrington papers / Series 8: Notes and Writings on Special Linguistic Studies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cd9617a0-28a5-4c9d-a745-4da9c52b91fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref15294

MS 4220 Letter to John R. Swanton

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Letters
Date:
June 26, 1933
Scope and Contents:
Suggest that the word "warrenuncood" is a Powhatan Algonquian synonym for the Tutelo-Occaneechi.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4220
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Place:
Gloucester Massachusetts
Topic:
Algonquin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Citation:
Manuscript 4220, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4220
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw300ee863d-5b43-419d-9f27-8a4132fbb86c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4220

Jar

Culture/People:
Pamunkey  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ada Bush, Pamunkey, 1898-1969  Search this
Collector:
Theodore Stern (Ted Stern), Non-Indian, 1917-2005  Search this
Seller:
Theodore Stern (Ted Stern), Non-Indian, 1917-2005  Search this
Object Name:
Jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
King William County; Virginia; USA
Date created:
1940-1941
Catalog Number:
20/4044
Barcode:
204044.000
See related items:
Pamunkey
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e2f4cf29-e5fe-40ad-980e-3c8418ca226c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218000
Online Media:

Vessel (unfinished)

Culture/People:
Pamunkey  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Paul Miles (Paul Lenard Miles), Pamunkey, 1887-1965  Search this
Collector:
Theodore Stern (Ted Stern), Non-Indian, 1917-2005  Search this
Seller:
Theodore Stern (Ted Stern), Non-Indian, 1917-2005  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel (unfinished)
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, incised
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
King William County; Virginia; USA
Date created:
1940-1941
Catalog Number:
20/4047
Barcode:
204047.000
See related items:
Pamunkey
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6314746f1-212a-4f89-bc9b-0b2ab0b34a4a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218003
Online Media:

Surry County -- Smith's Fort Plantation

Former owner:
Powhatan Chief  Search this
Rolfe, John  Search this
Pocahontas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Smith's Fort Plantation (Surry County, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Surry County
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet and photocopied information about the garden.
General:
This plantation property was given to John Rolfe by Chief Powhatan upon Rolfe's marriage to his daugher Pocahontas in 1614. It includes a replica of an old English garden. The property is affiliated with the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Persons associated with the property include: Chief Powhatan (former owner (17th century); John Rolfe (former owner, 17th century); and Pocahontas (former owner, 17th century).
Related Materials:
Smith's Fort Plantation related holdings consist of 1 folder (2 glass lantern slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Surry County.  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA106
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60ff565e7-3066-490d-a255-ac28c2463ea3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18961

Boyce -- Powhatan

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA213
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d4a2ace0-91ed-4ed2-8793-914eb86d231d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32507

Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals poster collection

Donor:
United States. Department of State  Search this
Artist:
Agard, Nadema  Search this
Akers, Norman  Search this
Feddersen, Joe, 1958-  Search this
Heap of Birds, Edgar  Search this
Little Turtle, Carm  Search this
Longfish, George C.  Search this
Powhatan, Rose  Search this
Slick, Duane  Search this
Smith, Jaune Quick-to-See, 1940-  Search this
Tremblay, Gail  Search this
WalkingStick, Kay  Search this
Curator of an exhibition:
Farris, Pheobe, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
26 Posters
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
2005
Summary:
This collections includes 26 posters that were part of the traveling exhibiton "Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals" curated by Phoebe Farris in 2005.
Scope and Contents:
This poster collection contains the 26 posters that made up the U.S. Department of State's traveling exhibition Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals. The posters feature the work of 12 Native American artists and includes samples of the artists works and seperate posters for the artist's statements. The following Native artists were included in this exhibition; Nadema Agard (Cherokee/Lakota/Powhatan), Norman Akers (Osage/Pawnee), Phoebe Farris (Powhatan-Renape/Pamunkey), Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes), Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne/Arapaho), Carm Little Turtle (Apache/Tarahumara), George Longfish (Seneca/Tuscarora), Rose Powhatan (Pamunkey), Duane Slick (Meskwaki), Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (Flathead Salish/Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation), Gail Tremblay (Onandaga/Micmac) and Kay Walking Stick (Cherokee).
Arrangement:
The poster collection is arranged in one folder in the original order of the exhibition.
Biographical / Historical:
Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals is a traveling exhibit curated by Dr. Pheobe Farris for the United States Department of State consisting of 26 posters. The exhibit was developed as an outgrowth of a 2003 College Art Association panel chaired by Farris titled "Native American Artists/Intellectuals: Speaking for Ourselves in the 21st Century." Working together with Evangeline Montgomery (Senior Program Officer of the State Department's Cultural Programs Division) and Ceasar Jackson (Project Designer for the Cultural Programs Division), Farris selected 12 Native American artists whose work would be viewed in U.S. embassies around the world. The exhibit was put together in a poster format with each poster featuring a photo of the individual artist, one example of their work as well as an artist statement.
Provenance:
Gift of the U.S. Department of State and Dr. Pheobe Farris, 2007.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Indian artists -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Citation:
Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals poster collection, 2005. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.065
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv44d8ad203-c650-40f0-bf1b-f5b8203cbd33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-065

Diospyros virginiana

Life Form:
Deciduous tree
Average Height:
35-60'
Bark Characteristics:
Young: brown, gray, or reddish Mature: Dark gray, thick, and blocky
Bloom Characteristics:
Male flowers grow in groups of 1-3, female flowers grow solitarily. Flowers are bell-shaped with 4 thick, backward curling lobes.
Dioecious:
Yes. Some perfect flowers.
Fall Color:
Yellow, red
Foliage Characteristics:
Simple, alternate, serrated, and oval. Glossy and dark green above, lighter beneath. 4-8"
Fruit Characteristics:
Round, 1-3", fleshy, and orange. Contains 1-8 flat, black seeds. Very astringent when green, edible when ripe in mid to late fall. May persist on tree in winter.
Structure:
Rounded oval
Range:
C and E USA
Habitat:
Moist, well-drained soil
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Persimmon
American Date Plum
American Persimmon
American Ebony
Possum Wood
White Ebony
Bara-bara
Boa-wood
Butterwood
Common Persimmon
Virginian Date Plum
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Ericales
Family:
Ebenaceae
Genus:
Diospyros
Species:
virginiana
Accession Number:
2011-1042A
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Tree Collection
On Display:
National Museum of Natural History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax702dcf1d4-e50a-47db-b8a8-91fd7301e73c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2011-1042A

Diospyros virginiana

Life Form:
Deciduous tree
Average Height:
35-60'
Bark Characteristics:
Young: brown, gray, or reddish Mature: Dark gray, thick, and blocky
Bloom Characteristics:
Male flowers grow in groups of 1-3, female flowers grow solitarily. Flowers are bell-shaped with 4 thick, backward curling lobes.
Dioecious:
Yes. Some perfect flowers.
Fall Color:
Yellow, red
Foliage Characteristics:
Simple, alternate, serrated, and oval. Glossy and dark green above, lighter beneath. 4-8"
Fruit Characteristics:
Round, 1-3", fleshy, and orange. Contains 1-8 flat, black seeds. Very astringent when green, edible when ripe in mid to late fall. May persist on tree in winter.
Structure:
Rounded oval
Range:
C and E USA
Habitat:
Moist, well-drained soil
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Persimmon
American Date Plum
American Persimmon
American Ebony
Possum Wood
White Ebony
Bara-bara
Boa-wood
Butterwood
Common Persimmon
Virginian Date Plum
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Ericales
Family:
Ebenaceae
Genus:
Diospyros
Species:
virginiana
Accession Number:
2011-1044A
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Tree Collection
On Display:
National Museum of Natural History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7c580c3a0-7622-45c5-8299-a4993867ede8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2011-1044A

Indians of the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia by C.A. Weslager

Author:
Weslager, C. A (Clinton Alfred),) 1909-1994  Search this
Physical description:
pages 39-69 illustrations, map 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Maryland
Virginia
Date:
19uu
1950
[19--]
Topic:
Choptank Indians  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Nanticoke Indians  Search this
Powhatan Indians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079204

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