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MS 4846 Correspondence between BAE authors and the BAE Editorʹs office

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Editor  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973  Search this
Johnson, F.  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, William Yewdale  Search this
Alphonse, Rev. E.S.  Search this
Bass, William Marvin, III  Search this
Basso, Keith  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Biese, L. P.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bowers, Alfred W.  Search this
Boyd, Mark F.  Search this
Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898-1990  Search this
Caldwell, Warren W.  Search this
Cancillius, D.  Search this
Capron, Louis Bishop, 1891-1971  Search this
Chafe, William  Search this
Coe, Joffre Lanning  Search this
Coe, Michael  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Cooper, Paul L. (Paul Lemen), 1909-1961  Search this
Davis, I.  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Devereux, George  Search this
Dorsey, H. W.  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr.  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Fisher, E. M.  Search this
Flannery, Kent Vaughn  Search this
Flannery, Regina  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Follett, W. I.  Search this
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933  Search this
Gearing, Frederick O., 1922-  Search this
Gentry H. S.  Search this
Gifford, Edward Winslow  Search this
Goggin, John M.  Search this
Goldfrank, Esther Schiff  Search this
Grange, R. T., Jr  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Gulick, John  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hass, Mary  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henry, J.  Search this
Hickerson, Harold  Search this
Hickerson, Joseph Charles, 1935-  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez, Sister, 1891-1977  Search this
Hoffman, B.  Search this
Holland, C. G.  Search this
Holzinger, C. H.  Search this
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Hoyme, Lucile Eleanor  Search this
Jelks, Edward  Search this
Jones, J. A.  Search this
Keyes, I.  Search this
Kilpatrick, F. and A.  Search this
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Kupferer, Harriet J.  Search this
Kurath, G.  Search this
Kutsche, P.  Search this
Ladd, J.  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Landy, D.  Search this
Le Claire, P.  Search this
Lewis, M. G.  Search this
Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn  Search this
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007  Search this
Mangelsdorf  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Mason  Search this
Mattes, Merrill J.  Search this
Merriam, Alan P. (Alan Parkhurst), 1923-1980  Search this
Metcalf, George, 1900-1975  Search this
Meyer, G.  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Mills, J. E.  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948  Search this
Murrill, R.  Search this
Neuman, R.  Search this
Oberg, Kalvero  Search this
O'Bryan, A.  Search this
Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958  Search this
Osborne, Douglas  Search this
Oswalt, W.  Search this
Palmer, M. H.  Search this
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941  Search this
Petersen, Karen Daniels  Search this
Pierson, D.  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Rands, R. L.  Search this
Rhodes, Willard, 1901-1992  Search this
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985  Search this
Roth, William P.  Search this
Shimkin, Demitri Boris  Search this
Shiner, Joel L.  Search this
Smith, C.  Search this
Smith, Homer Garner  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Spencer, Robert  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Squier, Robert J.  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922  Search this
Thomas, R. K.  Search this
Tooker, Elizabeth  Search this
Tschopik, Harry S. Jr.  Search this
Tsien Y. Y.  Search this
Van Stone, James W.  Search this
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988  Search this
Vogt, Evon Zartman  Search this
Wallace, A.  Search this
Wallace, W. J.  Search this
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Weiant, C. W. (Clarence Wolsey), 1897-1986  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wheeler, Richard Page  Search this
White, Leslie A., 1900-1975  Search this
Wilder, C. S.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Wood, Raymond  Search this
Woodbury, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin), 1917-2009  Search this
Ackerknecht, Erwin H.  Search this
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985  Search this
Boyd W.  Search this
Collier, Donald, 1911-1995  Search this
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
De Avile, B.  Search this
De Gandia, E.  Search this
Frenguelli, Joaquín, 1883-1958  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Gilmore, R. M.  Search this
Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henckel, C.  Search this
Horton, D.  Search this
Imbelloni, J.  Search this
Kubler, G. A.  Search this
La Barre, Weston, 1911-1996  Search this
Levi-Strauss, C.  Search this
Lipkind, William, 1904-1974  Search this
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957  Search this
McBryde, F. W.  Search this
McCown, T. D.  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Miller, R. R.  Search this
OʹNeale, Lila M.  Search this
Parks, E. T.  Search this
Pourchet, M. J.  Search this
Powers, N.  Search this
Riley, M. W.  Search this
Root, W. C.  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Rowe, John Howland, 1918-2004  Search this
Sauer, Carl  Search this
Steggerda, Morris, 1900-1950  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Stone, D.  Search this
Stout, D. C.  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wilson, E. A.  Search this
Science Information Services  Search this
Names:
Hunter College  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
4 Boxes
Culture:
Isleta Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1927-1967
Scope and Contents:
Also records of galley and page proofs.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged alphabetically by author, except for a separate file relating to the Handbook of South American Indians (BAE-B 143).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4846
Topic:
Handbook of Middle American Indians  Search this
Policy  Search this
River Basin Survey Bulletin-Final Costs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw335c2e46c-a52c-403a-a722-0c1f083c5c3b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4846

MS 2842-c Miscellaneous material collected for a contemplated second edition of the Handbook of American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30)

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Gerard, William R. (William Ruggles), 1841-  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Bulletins  Search this
Extent:
8 Boxes
Culture:
American Indian  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In various hands, including those of Gatschet, Speck, Hodge, Mooney, Hewitt, Gerard, and others. Box 1: "Indians Generally." and sections under the name of stocks. In various hands (not recognised by MCB 10/58). Box 2: Mostly Iroquoian. Gatschet, Hewitt. Box 6: Names, place and tribal. Biographical sketches removed 1957 and placed in larger file of same in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives office. Box 7: Not arranged. Gatschet, Mooney, et al. Box 8: Place name file. Aats-Yuba; apparently in good alphabetical order. Some used in Handbbook.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2842-c
Topic:
Names, place -- American Indian  Search this
Names, tribal -- American Indian  Search this
Bulletins, Bureau of American Ethnology -- Bulletin 30  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2842-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2842C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30ee0393b-d13d-4c8b-90dd-469cf4ae388d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2842c

Third person letters (arranged alphabetically, "unidentified " at end)

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Laird, Carobeth, 1895-1983  Search this
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939  Search this
Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1165
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
bulk 1935-1954
Scope and Contents note:
Microfilm Reel: 16
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Correspondence series is a small file of letters sent or received by persons other than Harrington. Some of these items may have been hand delivered to him; others were possibly enclosures which became separated from their covering letters.

Certain letters were sent to and from individuals who were staying with him such as Indian informants (Lucerecia Garcia, Isabelle Meadows, Perry Keahtigh) or young assistants (Jack and Glenn Marr). In some cases Harrington actually wrote the letters and signed the informant's name.
Arrangement:
The letters have been arranged in alphabetical order according to the name of the writer. There are several items at the end of the set in which the sender is not clearly identified.
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
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
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.
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers
John Peabody Harrington papers / Series 9: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f838a6b6-41aa-41d1-9302-86e86b1d15e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref16073

Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records

Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Names:
Ford-Bartlett East Greenland Expedition 1930  Search this
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)  Search this
Hendricks-Hodge Expedition (1917-1923).  Search this
Huntington Free Library  Search this
Hyde Exploring Expedition (1902-1903)  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research  Search this
Collector:
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Former owner:
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Extent:
400 Linear feet
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Administrative records
Photographs
Annual reports
Field notes
Correspondence
Ledgers (account books)
Minutes
Date:
1890-1998
Summary:
These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.
Scope and Contents:
These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.
Arrangement:
The MAI, Heye Foundation records have been arranged into 21 series and 50 subseries: Series 1: Directors, 1908-1990 (1.1: George Gustav Heye, 1863-1962, 1.2: Edwin K. Burnett, 1943-1960, 1.3: Frederick Dockstader, 1950-1976, 1.4: Alexander F. Draper, 1972-1977, 1.5:Roland W. Force, 1963-1990, 1.6: George Eager, Assistant Director, 1977-1990) Series 2: Board of Trustees, 1916-1990 (2.1: Board of Trustee Minutes, 1916-1990, 2.2: Individual Board Correspondence, 1943-1990, 2.3: Subject Files, 1917-1990) Series 3: Administrative, 1916-1989 (3.1: Subject Files, 1904-1991, 3.2: Personnel, 1956-1991, 3.3: Legal, 1900-1989, 3.4: Task Force, 1976-1986, 3.5: George Abrams, 1980-1991) Series 4: Financial, 1916-1990 (4.1: Ledgers, 1900-1962, 4.2: Correspondence, 1905-1985, 4.3: Subject Files, 1916-1990) Series 5: Expeditions, 1896-1973Series 6: Collectors, 1872-1981Series 7: Registration, 1856-1993Series 8: Collections Management, 1937-1988Series 9: Curatorial, 1963-1990 (9.1: Curatorial Council, 1973-1990, 9.2: Gary Galante, 1979-1991, 9.3: Mary Jane Lenz, 1974-1994, 9.4: James G. E. Smith, 1963-1990, 9.5: U. Vincent Wilcox, 1968-1984, 9.6: Anna C. Roosevelt, 1973-1988) Series 10: Exhibits, 1923-1991 (10.1: MAI Exhibits, 1923-1990, 10.2: Non-MAI Exhibits, 1937-1991) Series 11: Public Programs, 1935-1990Series 12: Publications, 1904-1994 (12.1: Annual Reports, 1917-1989, 12.2: Publications by MAI, 1904-1990, 12.3: Publications by Other Sources, 1881-1990, 12.4: Administration, 1920-1988, 12.5: Archival Set of Official Publications, 1907-1976) Series 13: Public Affairs, 1938-1991Series 14: Development, 1927-1991 (14.1: Administration, 1979-1990, 14.2: Donors, 1978-1990, 14.3: Fundraising, 1973-1990, 14.4: Grants, 1970-1990, 14.5: Subject Files, 1976-1990) Series 15: Other Departments, 1914-1990 (15.1: Archives, 1914-1990, 15.2: Conservation, 1972-1989, 15.3: Education, 1921-1990, 15.4: Indian Information Center, 1977-1989, 15.5: Museum Shop, 1947-1989, 15.6: Photography, 1918-1990, 15.7: Physical Anthropology, 1919-1956) Series 16: Huntington Free Library, 1926-1991Series 17: Museum Relocation, 1969-1992 (17.1: Subject Files, 1979-1990, 17.2: American Museum of Natural History, 1980-1987, 17.3: Dallas, Texas, 1984-1987, 17.4: Smithsonian Institution, 1979-1990, 17.5: U.S. Custom House, 1977-1990, 17.6: Other Locations, 1974-1987) Series 18: MediaSeries 19: PhotographsSeries 20: Miscellaneous, 1837-1990Series 21: Oversize, 1873-1972 (21.1: Maps, 1873-1975, 21.2: Miscellaneous, 1884-1982)
History of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation:
The Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation was established by wealthy collector George Gustav Heye in 1908. Heye began collecting American Indian artifacts as early as 1897 and his collection rapidly increased over the next several years. Based in New York, Heye bought collections and documentary photographs, sponsored expeditions, and traveled and collected items himself. In addition, once MAI was established he sponsored numerous expeditions across the Western Hemisphere, including North American, Canada, South America and Central America.

From 1908 to 1917 Heye housed his artifacts on temporary loan at the University of Pennsylvania's University Museum, Pennsylvania, in lofts on East 33rd Street in New York City, and at other depositories. In 1917, the collections moved from his apartment to their permanent museum location at Audubon Terrace, at 155th Street and Broadway in New York City. The museum, containing ethnographic and archaeological collections from North, Central and South America, opened to the public in 1922. Less than ten years later, Heye completed a storage facility in the Pelham Bay area of the Bronx, known as the Research Branch. Heye served as Chairman of the Board and Museum Director until his death in 1957. After growing concern about the financial and other management of the collections came to a head, the museum became part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1989 and in 1994 opened exhibit space in the U.S. Customs House at Bowling Green near New York City's Battery Park. The Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Maryland later opened in 1999 and the main Washington, DC museum opened in 2004.

Please visit the following links for more information about the history of the museum; History of the Collection, Collections Overview, and Significance of the Collection. Moreover, for information about how the museum currently cares for and exhibits the collection, please see the Conservation department and recent entries regarding Exhibitions and Conservation on the NMAI Blog. In addition, see portions of the NMAI Archive Center's collections highlighted in the SIRIS Blog.
Related Materials:
In 2004, the Huntington Fee Library, once part of the MAI/Heye Foundation, was transferred to the Cornell University Library Rare Book and Manuscript Collection. While this collection mainly contained books, it also contained a significant amount of archival materials. The Huntington Free Library's Native American Collection contains outstanding materials documenting the history, culture, languages, and arts of the native tribes of both North and South America, as well as contemporary politics and human rights issues are also important components of the collection. Further information about the collection and links to finding aids can be found here: rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/HFL_old.html.
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 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.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Peru  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Tennessee  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State)  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Panama  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Jersey  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Mexico  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Missouri  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Nevada  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- California  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Pre-Columbian objects  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Texas  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Archaeological expeditions  Search this
Ethnological expeditions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Museums -- Curatorship  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Cuba  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ecuador  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Arkansas  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Canada  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Guatemala  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Haiti  Search this
Genre/Form:
Administrative records
Photographs
Annual reports
Field notes
Correspondence
Ledgers (account books)
Minutes
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.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001
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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv412df8cf1-44c0-41fd-9101-eefb477e5aef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001
Online Media:

MS 1796 Sketch of the Yuchi Language

Collector:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Extent:
108 Items (ca. 108 pages)
Culture:
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1796
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1796, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1796
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37ce3fe41-061f-4b83-bbbd-6b0c35177161
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1796

MS 4231 Chickasaw notes for Swanton

Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Addressee:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Creator:
Mikey, Josiah  Search this
Extent:
29 Pages
Culture:
Chickasaw  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Newsclippings
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The material includes: Note on Biloxi; list of villages where the Biloxi lived; origin legend of Choctaw and Chickasaw; Chickasaw ethnology and linguistics; letter from Josiah Mickey to Dr. Speck; brief stories, etc. and newsclipping, "How Indians catch fish."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4231
Topic:
Names, place -- Biloxi  Search this
Folklore -- Choctaw  Search this
Folklore -- Chickasaw  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Citation:
Manuscript 4231, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4231
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b3a940d1-8097-4827-a46d-a052ffefec84
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4231

MS 2450-b Catawba-English vocabulary prepared from Gatschetʹs English-Catawba vocabulary, probably by John R. Swanton

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Informant:
Owl, Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
400 Items (Ca. cards Ca. 400 cards)
Culture:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1918
Scope and Contents:
BAE 2450b, while mostly Swanton and Gatschet (q.v.), has some additions and corrections in pencil in what appears to be Speckʹs hand and using some symbols he used but Swanton and Gatschet did not (e.g., ; for glottal stop; instead of n for nasalization; for ). The only informant referred to is "Mrs. O," "Mrs. Owl" (on cards for im, ʹsleepʹ; Iʹse, ʹCrawfishʹ; PI hi)--may Speckʹs notes here thus date from before 1921? Speck 1934 page xviii refers to rechecking with informants materials previously recorded by others.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2450-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2450-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2450B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw302ebd1f9-8f57-4702-88c1-e7c60c27a717
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2450b

MS 3133 Yuchi texts

Collector:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Extent:
2 Notebooks
81 Items (ca. 81 pages)
Culture:
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3133
Topic:
Creek  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3133, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3133
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw301c20f7c-abcf-4281-a612-d142c0447f05
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3133

MS 4891 Reprint of "Notes on Chickasaw Ethnology and Folklore" annotated by John R. Swanton

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Chickasaw  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reprint of "Notes On Chickasaw Ethnology and Folk-Lore," pages 50-58, Journal of American Folk-Lore, Volume XX, 1907, Washongton, D. C. Printed document with A. notations by John R. Swanton. Also bibliographic reference to the Chickasawa in Pennsylvania with the Shawnees. No date. Autograph document by John R. Swanton. 1 slip.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4891
Local Note:
printed document with A. notations
Topic:
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4891, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4891
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3685183d0-1918-4a16-9506-99af76e6d172
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4891

MS 1278 Yuchi Text and Vocabulary

Collector:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Creator:
Holden, Washington  Search this
Allen, Joe  Search this
Extent:
88 Pages
Culture:
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents:
Also Vocabulary in small paper covered notebook containing 34 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1278
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1278, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1278
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e5746b14-6fac-46d4-9259-38e87012c797
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1278

MS 1777 Catawba texts

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Owl, Sampson Mrs  Search this
Brown, Margaret Wiley  Search this
Gordon, Sally Brown  Search this
Blue, Sam  Search this
Extent:
186 Pages
Culture:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1921-1928
Scope and Contents:
Informants: December, 1921 and (January - February, 1923,) Mrs. Sampson Owl, Cherokee Agency, North Carolina, February, 1922, Mrs. Margaret Wiley Brown, Catawba Nation, South Carolina, December, 1927-January 1928, Sally Brown Gordon and Sam Blue, Catawba Nation, South Carolina.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1777
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1777, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1777
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw328f92817-7778-4ea7-af56-09aeb87cfd8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1777

MS 4278 Catawba linguistic and miscellaneous notes

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages
19 Items (slips )
Culture:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1922 ?
Scope and Contents:
Catawba vocabulary, grammatical notes, kinship terms, ethnobotany, and ethnological notes. Letter from Speck concerns the exchange of Catawba material with Swanton.
Also includes a letter of Frank Speck to Swanton, January 6, 1922
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4278
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4278, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4278
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c461493c-2c03-4f30-98f9-57604870a322
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4278

MS 2084 Catawba verbs, grammatical notes, and vocabulary

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Informant:
Owl, Mrs.  Search this
Brown, Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
275 Items (cards )
Culture:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1920s?
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2084
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2084, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2084
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31eec21f3-401a-407d-a71b-3403e95236a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2084

Portrait of Yah-La-Zeh or Clarence Brown

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01855100

OPPS NEG.BAE 1180B
Local Note:
Photo Prior to 1907
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Oklahoma ?
Topic:
Creek  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Se Yuchi NM No # 01855100, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southeast / Yuchi
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3089580df-b112-4dea-874f-f076a57d9a2b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref17286

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

Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Former owner:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
1428 Negatives (photographic)
40 Photographic prints (black & white)
Culture:
Mushuaunnuat (Barren Ground Naskapi)  Search this
Mistassini Cree  Search this
Lorette Huron  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Montagnais Innu  Search this
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki Algonquin) [River Desert]  Search this
Maliseet (Malecite)  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Penobscot  Search this
Passamaquoddy  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Wampanoag  Search this
Nauset  Search this
Mohegan  Search this
Niantic  Search this
Pequot  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Rappahannock  Search this
Chickahominy  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Mattaponi  Search this
Nansemond  Search this
Catawba  Search this
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Machapunga (Pungo River)  Search this
Innu  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Place:
Massachusetts
Maine
Maryland
Virginia
Canada
Delaware
North Carolina
Date:
1909-1937
Summary:
The Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection includes portraits of individuals and families, as well as scenic shots and landscape views made between 1909 and 1937. Speck was an anthropologist and ethnographer, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and worked on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation collecting ethnographic materials across the Eastern United States and Canada. His collection of photographs includes materials from native communities ranging from Newfoundland to Ontario in Canada and from Maine to South Carolina in the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection includes negatives and a small amount of prints made by Speck throughout the course of his career as an anthropologist and ethnographer. The majority of the photographs in this collection were made while Speck conducted field trips on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation between 1924 and 1932, though there are photographs from before and after this time. This collection has been arranged into Series by geographical location and then into subseries by culture group or community. Series 1: Newfoundland and Labrador: Innu, Mushuaunnuat, 1916-1935; Series 2: Quebec: Innu, Mistassini Cree, Lorette Huron, Wawenock, Mohawk, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, 1910-1937; Series 3: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, 1909-1917; Series 4: Ontario: Six Nations/Grand River (Naticoke, Mohawk, Cayuga, Mahican, Tutelo), Oneida Nation, 1914-1937; Series 5: Maine and New Hampshire: Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Abenaki, 1910-1924; Series 6: Massachussets and Rhode Island: Wampanoag, Nauset, 1914-1931; Series 7: Connecticut: Mohegan, Niantic, Schaghticoke, Pequot, 1912-1931; Series 8: Delaware: Nanticoke and Rappahanock, 1911-1925; Series 9: Virginia and Maryland: Rappahanock, Chickahominy, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Potomac, Accomac, Powhatan, 1915-1924; Series 10: North Carolina and South Carolina: Catawba, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1915-1930.

Many of Frank Speck's photographs are individual and family portraits of community members, many identified, posed outdoors in front of homes and community buildings. There are also landscape views as well as photographs taken during community events. There are a small amount of photographs that have now been restricted due to cultural sensitivity though for the most part Speck did not photograph culturally sensitive activities.
Arrangement:
The collection is intellectually arranged in 10 Series by geographic region and within each series by culture group. The negatives are physically arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Gouldsmith Speck was born on November 8, 1881 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied under the prominent linguist John Dyneley Prince and anthropologist Franz Boas at Columbia University, receiving his BA in 1904 and MA in 1905. He received his Ph.D. in 1908 from the University of Pennsylvania. His doctoral dissertation on the ethnography of the Yuchi became a basis for an article which later appeared in the Handbook of American Indians. That same year Speck became an assistant in the University of Pennsylvania Museum and an instructor in anthropology at the University. He was made assistant professor in 1911, and professor and chairperson of the department in 1925, a position which he held until his death in 1950. Speck was the founder of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society, and was vice-president of the American Anthropological Association from 1945-46. Speck's research concentration was on the Algonkian speaking peoples. Speck studied every aspect of a culture: language, ethnobiology, technology, decorative art, myths, religion, ceremonialism, social organization, and music. Collecting material culture was also an integral part of Speck's fieldwork. His collections can be found in museums around the world, one of which is the National Museum of the American Indian. He is the author of numerous books and articles. Frank G. Speck died February 6, 1950. (A. Irving Hallowell, American Anthropologist, Vol. 53, No. 1, 1951)
Related Materials:
The Frank G. Speck Papers can be found at the American Philosophical Society (Mss.Ms.Coll.126) along with additional photographic materials by Speck.
Frank Speck published extensively in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation publications; "Indian Notes" and "Indian Notes and Monographs." These publications are avialable through the Smithsonian Institution Libraries or online on the Internet Archive.
Separated Materials:
A small amount of notes from Speck's field work can be found in the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records (NMAI.AC.001) in Box 273, Folder 18 through Box 274 Folder 2.

Close to 4000 ethnographic and archeological items were collected by Speck for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI) and are now in the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) collection. For more information about these objects contact the NMAI Collections Department.
Provenance:
The majority of the negatives were gifted to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI) by Frank Speck in 1927. The group of Nanticoke photographs were purchased by the MAI in 1915 and smaller amounts of photographs were gifted and purchased by the MAI between 1923 and 1942.
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:
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.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Maine  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Maryland  Search this
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts  Search this
Indians of North America -- Canada  Search this
Indians of North America -- Delaware  Search this
Indians of North America -- Midwest  Search this
Indians of North America -- Virginia  Search this
Indians of North America -- North Carolina  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frank Speck photograph collection, Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.032
See more items in:
Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4a7ad21af-6cc2-49e2-a636-bcf01e1c4dc6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-032
Online Media:

Old Woman

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (002 in x 004 in)
Culture:
Penobscot  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01100500
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Maine
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC E Canada Penobscot BAE 1-2 01100500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Eastern Canada / Penobscot
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379393048-a489-4c7d-80df-9ccbe43d41f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref11535

Unidentified Chief

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 004 in)
Culture:
Penobscot  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01100600
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Maine
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC E Canada Penobscot BAE 1-2 01100600, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Eastern Canada / Penobscot
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ff7d0207-bd53-4896-afe6-e4a89a2d35ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref11536

Tecumseh Cook, George Cook's Brother

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 004 in)
Culture:
Powhatan -- Pamunkey  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1914
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01792700

OPPS NEG.57042
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Virginia -- Pamunkey Reservation?/King William County?
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Se Powhatan Confederacy Pamunkey BAE 1-8 01792700, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southeast / Powhatan Confederacy Pamunkey
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39ec93034-2859-4118-a8e6-21abba119148
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref16679

George Cook, Tecumseh Cook's Brother

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 004 in)
Culture:
Powhatan -- Pamunkey  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1914
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01792800

OPPS NEG.57039
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Virginia -- Pamunkey Reservation?/King William County?
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Se Powhatan Confederacy Pamunkey BAE 1-8 01792800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southeast / Powhatan Confederacy Pamunkey
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32ab6926f-5559-413f-80a1-8a928806ff69
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref16680

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