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Unbound: Narrative Art of the Plains, March 12 to Dec. 4, 2016, NMAI New York

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Session 2—Slavery in the Spanish Empire: The Philippines and the Southwest Borderlands

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Being Noka (Bear Clan): Lessons of Cultural and Linguistic Translation

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Conversations and talks
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Webinar Four | Native New York in Your Classroom | Professional Development

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Lectures
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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-115
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Strong Women/Strong Nations 9: Panel 3, Business Leadership

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Symposia
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Very large bird tibio tarsus

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574801-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34879a024-f033-4657-ae42-9acba8b9cf87
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10198836

Deer proximal tibia

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574801-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3560ebd51-12a5-4088-96de-ccf6bbc3b774
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10198838

Pig scapula

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574808-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3eaa0c301-f37d-4ea3-9c8e-8d083cd41901
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10199802

Flake

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Lithic
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574809-0
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39890314b-57d9-4d8c-83d9-51cf4005d871
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10199920

Tortoise carapace

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574810-0
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39a33b5e7-8754-415d-bc77-7ec19cdbcb63
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10199947

Medium mammal bone fragments

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574811-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/342cbeb94-1ba0-491a-aa8d-2d2c10031d87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200768

Deer femur fragments

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574811-1
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ff7d7473-195a-418b-99c2-8b3557835835
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200770

Sand dollar shell fragments? (4)

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Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Shell
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574813-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/360266553-8400-43cb-af91-bbe75783bb71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200783

Medium mammal limb fragment

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574814-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/307bd98e5-2747-434b-8370-e0c8f5dbc962
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200812

Lithic flake

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Lithic
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574815-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35902082c-909d-4218-8185-9a869c603133
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200813

Shell bead

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Bead
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574815-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3724ddfea-a62d-4733-964d-3a49e2442a47
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200814

Small mammal limb

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574816-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/350d3461e-f677-4b86-a7df-d70c503c961b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200815

Shell fragment

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Shell
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574817-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32a439d50-ce87-48fb-b4e5-024bda9981ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10200818

Unknown mammal bone fragments

Collector:
Works Projects Administration  Search this
Donor Name:
National Park Service, Ocmulgee National Monument  Search this
Site Name:
Middle Plateau (Trading Post)  Search this
Culture:
North American Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Faunal
Place:
Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
341573
USNM Number:
A574817-4
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/365d5ae70-6331-45b8-a2d6-e3cf2257d375
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10201346

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