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Sword Presented to William B. Hazen

Recipient:
Hazen, William Babcock  Search this
Maker:
Schuyler, Hartley & Graham  Search this
Maker of blade:
Luneschloss, Paul D.  Search this
Physical Description:
engraved (overall production method/technique)
steel (blade material)
brass (hilt material)
sharkskin (hilt material)
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 95.885 cm x 13.97 cm
blade: 32 in x 1 in; 81.28 cm x 2.54 cm
scabbard: 33 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 85.725 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
sword
Place made for blade:
Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen
Referenced:
United States: Tennessee
Date made:
ca 1863
Referenced:
1862
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
1984.0834.27
Catalog number:
1984.0834.27
Accession number:
1984.0834
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War Presentation Swords
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-b318-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060008
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Comanche Warrior Lancing an Osage, at Full Speed

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1837-1839
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Western  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Osage  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.471
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e30657f1-3d82-49de-a1f8-0ca5b4b3ee54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.471

Comanche Feats of Horsemanship

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 29 in. (60.9 x 73.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1834-1835
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Western  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\equestrian  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.487
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f2946d27-7ec3-48a3-8610-8298f7069332
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.487

Comanche War Party, Mounted on Wild Horses

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1834-1837
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.496
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d0203092-efc3-4b66-ab06-a8709817a1b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.496

His-oo-sán-chees, Little Spaniard, a Warrior

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Little Spaniard  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1834
Topic:
Dress\ethnic\Indian dress  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\spear  Search this
Dress\accessory\shield  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.51
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk779e7076a-2a2a-4f9c-8513-c8f5d35759f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.51

Mounted War Party Scouring a Thicket

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 27 1/4 in. (50.9 x 69.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1846-1848
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.586
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7725f2bfd-f82e-4862-9fca-cbcf4fb36082
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.586

Comanche War Party on the March, Fully Equipped

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 27 3/8 in. (50.8 x 69.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1846-1848
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.596
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk727956827-d3c6-4acd-ae40-11ee044aeba7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.596

M.R. Harrington: Correspondence, Professional, A-G

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 232, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917 - 1924
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref6817
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Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Collector:
Colonel John T. Pickett, Non-Indian, 1820-1884  Search this
Previous owner:
Philip Sawyer, Non-Indian, 1868-1949  Search this
Donor:
Philip Sawyer, Non-Indian, 1868-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
63 x 58.8 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Catalog Number:
18/2082
Barcode:
182082.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_194724
Online Media:

Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Possible owner:
Thomas Corwin Donaldson (Thomas C. Donaldson), Non-Indian, 1843-1898  Search this
Previous owner:
Thomas Blaine Donaldson (Thomas B. Donaldson), Non-Indian, 1876-1947  Search this
Seller:
Thomas Blaine Donaldson (Thomas B. Donaldson), Non-Indian, 1876-1947  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, feather/feathers, paint
Techniques:
Stretched, wrapped, painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
2/3345
Barcode:
023345.000
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Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_24792

Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Previous owner:
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, canvas, paint
Techniques:
Stretched, painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
15/3361
Barcode:
153361.000
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Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_164565

Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Previous owner:
Emil W. Lenders (Emil William Lenders/E. W. Lenders), Non-Indian, 1864-1934  Search this
Seller:
Emil W. Lenders (Emil William Lenders/E. W. Lenders), Non-Indian, 1864-1934  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
12/7379
Barcode:
127379.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_137037
Online Media:

Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Horse hide/skin
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
13/7147
Barcode:
137147.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_147578

Shield (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Father of Ka-ve'-yo, Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Previous owner:
Ka-ve'-yo, Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Shield (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Native Term:
to'p
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Catalog Number:
2/1607
Barcode:
021607.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22944

Shield ornament/charm (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Previous owner:
To'-hu-nki, Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Shield ornament/charm (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide, feather/feathers, sinew
Techniques:
Painted, tied
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Native Term:
to ka si a
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Catalog Number:
2/1624
Barcode:
021624.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22961

NABISCO Straight Arrow cards

Collection Creator:
Evelyn, Douglas E.  Search this
Extent:
42 printed pages
Container:
Photo-folder 1
Photo-folder 2
Photo-folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Printed pages
Date:
1949-1952
Scope and Contents:
This series contains 42 NABISCO Straight Arrow cards, produced by NABISCO, and packaged in NABISCO Shredded Wheat boxes. These cards were produced in sets of 36 per year for the years 1949 to 1952, were marketed towards children, and depict outdoor activities as romanticized constructions of American Indian identity and life. Language on the cards states the following: "This Injun-uity Manual will help you be resourceful in the woods, in open country, at home, in school, in play, and at work. This manual was prepared by Fred L. Meagher, Indian illustrator and authority, for NABISCO Shredded Wheat." Examples of outdoor activities include Indian Bow Making, Archery, Help Signals, Tracking Game, Points of a Horse, Indian Dances, Fire Prevention, and many more.
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
The following images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity: 226_pht_010_003; 226_pht_010_004; 226_pht_012_002; P33114; P33116; P33120.
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.226, Series 1
See more items in:
Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-226-ref1
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Takzi drawing of three warriors with shields on horseback, one figure incomplete

Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Container:
Cabinet Artwork
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1884
Scope and Contents:
INV 08742300. Inscription on verso reads: "Anadarko, Ind[ian] Terr[itor]y, Kiowa & Comanche Agency." Graphite, crayon, and ink on cardboard.
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

Access to Manuscript 2372 requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Apache / War and hunting scenes drawn by Takzi
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2372-ref1082
Online Media:

Shield

Collector:
Brig. Gen. James D. Glennan  Search this
Donor Name:
Frances Glennan  Search this
Culture:
Comanche  Search this
Object Type:
Shield
Place:
Poor Buffalo's, West Of, Washita River, Near, Oklahoma Territory, United States, North America
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
177672
USNM Number:
E385897-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30b994c6b-9278-4955-ab7b-f1f8157d97d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8419884
Online Media:

War Shield

Collector:
Maj. Gen. Adna R. Chaffee  Search this
Dr. Henry McElderry  Search this
Donor Name:
Army Medical Museum  Search this
Culture:
Comanche  Search this
Object Type:
Shield
Place:
Paint Creek / Fort Griffin, Near, Haskell County, Texas, United States, North America
Accession Date:
18 Feb 1869
Collection Date:
March 6 -7, 1868
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416140
USNM Number:
E8443-1
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39d099dc1-0bb3-4d07-84d2-febfc565f185
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8481594

War Shield

Collector:
Maj. Gen. Adna R. Chaffee  Search this
Dr. Henry McElderry  Search this
Donor Name:
Army Medical Museum  Search this
Culture:
Comanche  Search this
Object Type:
Shield
Place:
Paint Creek / Fort Griffin, Near, Haskell County, Texas, United States, North America
Accession Date:
18 Feb 1869
Collection Date:
March 6 -7, 1868
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416140
USNM Number:
E8443-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/331b7b95b-184f-42c3-bc7b-84ea55aa7d04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8481595

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