Register to the Papers of
Herbert William Krieger

By Anna Z. Thompson

National Anthropological Archives
Smithsonian Institution

July 1998

 

Introduction

Scope and Content Note

Chronology of the Life of Herbert William Krieger

Series Descriptions and Container Lists

Outgoing Letters, 1925-1955

Incoming Letters, 1925-1957

Collected Correspondence Used As References, 1892-1957

Office File, 1929-1957

Material Relating To Southeast And Central Alaska, 1926-1927

Material Concerning The Columbia River Region, 1927- 1955

Manuscripts And Notes On The Islands Of The Western Pacific, 1943

Materials Relating To The Philippine Islands, 1942

Material Concerning The West Indies, 1938-1953

Miscellany, 1925-1957

Printed, Processed And Extracted Material, 1884-1957

Photographs, Unknown-1975

 

Introduction

The papers of this collection are those of Herbert William Krieger (b. 1889), archeologist and curator of the Division of Ethnology for the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are correspondence, field notebooks, notes, administrative material, manuscripts of writings, printed matter, sketches, maps, photographs and other documents.

The collection dates from 1925 to 1957 and is ca.4.3 linear meters (ca. 14 linear feet).

Scope and Content Note

These papers reflect the professional life of Herbert William Krieger (b. 1889), archeologist and curator of the Division of Ethnology for the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are correspondence, field notebooks, notes, administrative material, manuscripts of writings, printed matter, sketches, maps, photographs and other documents that cover the period from 1925 to 1957.

The bulk of the material concerns Krieger's archeological work in the West Indies, primarily the Dominican Republic, where he researched intermittently from 1938 to 1953. There is also material in the collection on Krieger's work in Southeastern and Central Alaska where he was involved with the restoration and reconstruction of the Kansaan National Monument from 1926 to 1927. Material concerning the salvage archeology performed on the Columbia River in Washington and Oregon, particularly in the area of the construction site of the Bonneville Dam, is included in the collection. Also included is work on two War Background Studies publications, one on the peoples of the Philippines, the other on the islands of the Western Pacific. The collection additionally contains Krieger's office files and collected correspondence of scholars and informants used for reference purposes.

Not represented in the collection is any phase of Krieger's personal life, nor is there any material reflecting his life prior to or since his association with the Museum.

Among correspondents whose letters are included are Franz BOAS, C. U. CLARK, John COLLIER, L. S. CRESSMAN, Frances DENSMORE, Philip DRUCKER, John EWERS, Jesse W. FEWKES, Melville HERSKOVITS, William H. HOLMES, Walter HOUGH, Neil M. JUDD, A. L. KROEBER, Otis MASON, Frank M. SETZLER, Herbert J. SPINDEN, T. D. STEWART, Matthew STIRLING, William Duncan STRONG, T. T. WATERMAN, Waldo WEDEL, Alexander WETMORE, and Clark WISSLER. Additional material in the National Anthropological Archives that relates to Herbert Krieger can be found in the United States National Museum Manuscript and Pamphlet File, as well as among the correspondence files of the Bureau of American Ethnology.

 

Chonology of the Life of Herbert William Krieger

1889 Born December 8, Burlington, Iowa
1907 Bachelor of Arts, Wartburg College, Clinton, Iowa
1908 Master of Arts, State University of Iowa, in German and Philosophy
1909-10 Fellow, University of Illinois
1911-14 Instructor of economics and commercial geography at the School of Commerce, Bureau of Education, Manila, Philippine Islands
1914-20 Bank cashier and ranch owner, Granada, Minnesota
1920-21 Instructor, Burlington Junior College, Burlington, Iowa
1922 Married Rosalia Louise Krapf
1922-24 Instructor of Anthropology, University of Minnesota
1924 Assistant Curator, Division of Ethnology, U. S. National Museum
1925 Curator, Division of Ethnology, U. S. National Museum
1926-27 On an expedition to southeast and central Alaska, engaged in the reconstruction and restoration at the Old Kansaan National Monument
1927-35 Salvage archeology along the Columbia River, primarily in the area surrounding the Bonneville Dam prior to its construction for the Department of the Interior
1938-53 Investigations in the Caribbean area, primarily the island of Hispaniola, Dominican Republic
1957 Retired from the staff of the United States National Museum and made Honorary Research Associate, U. S. N. M.
1970 Died, July 1. Buried in Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

 

Series Descriptions and Container Lists

 

SERIES 1. OUTGOING LETTERS. 1925-1955. 5 inches.

Arranged chronologically. Includes answers to lay and professional inquiries that range from information on silk applique to the identification of artifacts. Also includes material of an administrative nature and reviews of applicant's grants from the American Philosophical Society.

For correspondence relative to the Columbia River region and the West Indies area see the correspondence subseries under those respective series.

Box 1

1925-29

1930-34

1935-38

1939-40

1941-42

1943-47

1948-51

1952-55

Undated

SERIES 2. INCOMING LETTERS. 1925-57. 7 Inches.

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent's name and thereunder in chronological order. To a large extent, this material consists of the inquiries described in Series 1.

Box 2

A

Abbot, Charles G.

Alexander, Jerome M.

Alfonseca, J.D.

Alonzo, Manuel De Moya

Alsberg, Henry G.

Altsheler, Brent

Anderson, F.

Andrews, Cyril B.

Archer, W.A.

Avellana, Lolita

B

Barber, C. M.

Baron, Jose T.

Bean, B. A.

Beekman, Sarah

Benet, Laurence V.

Bissantz, E. F.

Boekelman, H. J.

Berges-Bordas, Domingo

Bijur, George

Borders, Glenn

Boyd, Leroy S.

Boyd, F. W.

Boyrie, Marina Camps & Emile

Brannon, Peter A.

Briggs, Anna B.

Brown, E. E.

Brown, O. B.

Bryant, H. S.

Buck, Peter H.

Bunnell, Theora J.

Burbank, Orion A.

Burrows, Elizabeth

Byers, Douglas S.

C

Calderon, Francisco

Cappick, Marie

Carson, Leon

Castells, Julian Martinez

Chabot, Maria

Chapman, John W.

Chen, K.K.

Ciferri, Raffaele

Clark, Austin H.

Clark, C.U.

Clark, Mary B.

Collier, John

Conklin, Harold C.

Cooper, John W.

D

Dam, C. W.

Danforth, Stuart T.

Davis, Emily C.

Demaray, A. E.

Densmore, Frances

Dodge, R. P.

Donaldson, C. S.

Dorsey, H. W.Douglas, Eric

Douglas, F. H.

Doyle, John T.

Duncan, Greer, Jr.

Dunckel, Samuel

Du Puy, William Atherton

Drucker, Philip

E

Edgehill, B.

Eggan, Fred

Embree, John F.

Eisinhart, L. P.

Ernst, Alice Henson

Ewers, John Canfield

F

Fagg, William

Fairchild, Wilton

Felts, Wayne

Fenton, William N.

Fernandez, Abigail Mejia de

Feria, Garcia

Ferrari, Agustin

Fewkes, Jesse Walter

Flannery, Regina

Flory, Charles H.

Franco, Neisio C.

Franco, Pericles A.

G

Gardner, Fletcher

Gifford, E. W.

Gilkey, Herbert J.

Godet, William A.

Goggin, John

Gossman, A. T.

Graf, J. E.

Graham, William J.

Granberry, Julian

Gregg, C. C.

Guerrero, Frank

Guther, Carl E.

H

Halloran, P. J.

Hamilton, John Andrew

Hancock, Gordon B.

Hafgood, H.

Hardie, F. H.

Harlan, Edgar R.

Harris, Reginald G.

Harrison, W. N.

Henriquez, i Carvajal

Hernandez, A.

Herskovits, Melville J.

Heye, George G.

Higgins, B. B.

Hollenbach, Marion

Hollander, Herbert

Horter, Earle

Hough, Walter

Hubbard, Gerard

Hughes, H. I.

Hull, Cordell

Hurst, Harry E.

I

Izant-Couch, Mary

J

Jablow, Joseph

Jacobs, Melville

Jenks, A. E.

Jennings, J.

Johnson, Helen S.

Jones, Thomas R.

Judd, Neil M.

K

Keyes, Charles R.

Klingmann, O. E.

Knopf, Alfred A. Inc.

Kroeber, A. L.

Kurk, A. J. Ad Agency

L

LaLane, Victor

Latter, Asher P.

Laudermilk, J. D.

Lawrence, Donald B.

Lee, Ronald F.

Leech, J. A.

Lewis, B. R.

Livingstone, David H.

Lores, E. F.

Lundell, Frank

Lunardi, Frederico

Lyford, Carrie Alberta

Lynch, Frank

M

Macgowan, H. P.

Madison, H. L.

Manion, Esther A.

Marvin, Cloyd H.

Mason, J. Alden

Maxwell, Mary E.

McClellan, E. N.

McCleary, O. S.

McCoy, G. D.

McHenry, Donald Edward

McIver, H. W.

Merriman, Hiram

Messina, Temistocles

Miller, Florence G.

Miller, Gerritt S.

Milor, Clyde W.

Moberg, Gosta

Morgan, Fred H., Jr.

Murphy, Timothy O.

Murray, Louise Welles

N

National Geographic Society

Nelson, N. C.

Noonan, J. A.

O

Okada, Yuzuru

Ollfurera, W.

Osborne, Douglas

P

Palm, Hilde & Edwin Walter

Palmatary, Helen C.

Parish, S. W.

Parks, George A.

Patino, Oswaldo Morales

Pepiu, Ercilia

Piper, C. V.

Plass, Webster

Pizzina, Andrew

Q

Quarles, Marguerite Stuart

Quiggin, A. H.

R

Robert, Lyon Auguste

Roberts, Frank H. H.

Rodriquez, E. Demonizi

Rhoads, Katherine

Royal Ontario Museum

Royo, Fernando

Russell, C. F.

S

Sanchez, Felix M. Perez

Sanchez, R. Arcadio

Sass, Herbert Revenel

Schmidt, Waldo L.

Setzler, F. M.

Shambaugh, B. F.

Shoemaker, T. B.

Simmonds, Nina

Sinclair, Charles

Skinner, H. D.

Sloane, Florence K.

Slocum, H. J.

Stern, Ted

Stirling, Matthew

Streiff, A.

Strong, William Duncan

Swaby, Sanford

Swayne, J. P.

T

Taft, Robert

Thayer, B. W.

Thomas, E. H.

Thorn, A. S.

True, W. P.

Tschirky, L. Robert

Box 3

U

No Letters

V

Varela, Gerardo

Vasquez, M.

Veleber, Andrew

Vila, Hermino Portell

W

Walcott, C. D.

Waterman, T. T.

Wedel, Waldo

Weltfish, Gene

Wetmore, Alexander

Wenley, A. G.

Wheat, William H.

White, Jane A.

Wilgus, Curtis A.

Wilkes, Charles Denby

William, Brother

Williams, Hadwin Harry

Wilman, M.

Winsatt, Genevieve

Wissler, Clark

Wright, George M. (for Demaray, A. E.)

Wright, L. S.

Wright, R. R.

X

No Letters

Y

Young, V. H.

Z

Zamora, Juan Clemente

Unidentified Signatures

SERIES 3. COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE USED FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES. 1892-1957. 3 inches.

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent's name and thereunder in chronological order.

A collection of the correspondence of several prominent scholars, these were probably used by Krieger for reference purposes. Letters deal with a broad range of subjects, including instructions for the construction of sod houses and a report by Franz Boas on the importance of linguistics courses to anthropologists.

Similar collections of material are found in the series relating to the Columbia River region and the West Indies.

Box 3, continued

A

No Letters

B

Banta, H. Q.

Beckwith, Frank

Blumentritt, F.

Boas, Franz

Briggs, C. F.

Bryant, H. S.

C

Carmichael, Leonard

Chamberlain, A. F.

Clark, Miles L.

Collins, H. B. Jr.

Curator of Fishes

Curtis, Edward S.

D

Donovan, T

E

Ewers, John C.

F

Fewkes, J. Walter

Folkman, Daniel

G

Gomez, Mario Suarez

Graf, J. E.

Granberry, Julian

H

Hrdlicka, Ales

Hough, Walter

I

No Letters

J

No Letters

K

Kellogg, Remington

L

No Letters

M

Mason, O. T.

N

No Letters

O

No Letters

P

Putnam, J. W.

Q

No Letters

R

No Letters

S

Setzler, Frank M.

Smith, Charles W.

Soibelman, B. U.

Spinden, Herbert J.

Stewart, T. D.

Swartzell, M. F. F.

T

Trelles, Laudelino

Tsiana, Miguel

U

No Letters

V

No Letters

W

Walcott, C. D.

Watkins, C. Malcolm

Wetmore, Alexander

Worcester, Dean C.

X

No Letters

Y

No Letters

Z

No Letters

Unidentified Signatures

SERIES 4. OFFICE FILE. 1929-1957. 20 Inches.

Arranged by type of material, and, in some categories, chronologically.

Contains office memoranda, administrative material, accessioning procedures and lists of accessions, exhibit material, bibliographies and printed matter. Also included are notes and printed matter on exhibits, primarily captions for dioramas; several drafts of the United States National Museum's Standards for Archeology and Ethnology (1948); and, the Division of Ethnology's Annual Reports for selected years.

Printed matter covers a wide breadth of subjects from "Indian Trails and Trail Marking" to "Psychology, the Machine, and Society." Other bibliographies are in the Miscellany series.

Box 4

USNM OFFICE FILES

Administrative Material

Accession Material (2 folders)

Form Letters

Human Relations Area File

Management Improvement

Public Relations

Radio Broadcasts

Space Requirements

Bibliographies for Public Distribution

Box 5

USNM OFFICE FILES

Bibliographies

Bibliographies for Public Distribution

MEMORANDA

1929-1948

1949-1950

1951-1952

1952-1953

1954-1955

1955-1957

Box 6

USNM OFFICE FILES

Notes and Printed Matter on Exhibits

Personnel: General

Administrative Material; Personnel

Personnel Standards for Archeology and Ethnology (2 folders)

Printed Matter RE Administration

Box 7

USNM OFFICE FILES

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1912, 1913 and Notes on 1891

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1914, 1915, 1916

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1928, 1929, 1952

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1917, 1918, 1927

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1953, 1954

Division of Ethnology; Annual Reports, 1955, 1956

Typescript Copies of Articles on Education

SERIES 5. MATERIAL RELATING TO SOUTHEAST AND CENTRAL ALASKA. 1926-1927. 4 inches.

Arranged by type of material.

Notes, notebooks, field notes, maps, drafts of articles and transcripts of legends are all included. Most of the material was collected during the reconstruction and restoration at Old Kansaan National Monument. The notes and notebooks include general ethnographic data; sketches of Tsimshian, Haida, and Tlingit petroglyphs; and, information regarding house construction. The drafts of the articles are entitled "Indian Villages of Southeast Alaska" and the "Archeology of Central Alaska".

Box 8

Material relating to Southeast Alaska

T. T. Waterman, Notes

Manuscripts

Krieger Manuscript "Indian Villages of Southeast Alaska" (incomplete)

Untitled Manuscript

"How the Gravel-People obtained the Flicker Crest"

Notes

Material Relating to Central Alaska

Manuscript Material

"Archeology of Central Alaska"

"A Legend"

Notes

SERIES 6. MATERIAL CONCERNING THE COLUMBIA RIVER REGION. 1927-1955. 7 inches.

Arranged by physical type.

Correspondence, field notebooks, notes, archeological lists, sketches, manuscript material, maps and printed matter. Part of this project was funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act and carried out for the Indian Field Service,

U. S. Department of the Interior. Work was done primarily from 1933-1935 as salvage archeology prior to the construction of the Bonneville Dam. Correspondence includes that of local informants offering information on sites and artifacts as well as a classification for collected correspondence used as references. Notebooks include an excavation diary and geology notebook by a student helper, Wayne Felts; notes sent to the Smithsonian describing collections of artifacts and specimens by H. S. Hanling; and Krieger's own sketches and notes on artifacts and petroglyphs. Manuscripts of writings encompass drafts of reports of work done and a rough draft of "Salvaging of Early Cultural Remains in the Valley of the Lower Columbia" among others. Maps cover diagrams of Wakemap Mound, Bradford Island and pertinent stretches of the Columbia. Clippings regarding artifacts found and theories of antiquity as well as copies of bills passed by Congress in relation to Bonneville Salvage are among the material included in the printed matter.

Box 8, continued

Material Concerning the Columbia River Region

Correspondence; Outgoing

Arranged Generally Chronologically

Correspondence; Incoming

A

No Letters

B

Barry, J. Neilson

O. B. Brown

C

Couchman, W. R.

Cressman, L. S.

D

Davis, Emily C.

Dorton, Grace

Doughton, Wayne

Dubois, Cora

E

Erwin, Richard P.

Euwer, Eugene

F

Felts, Wayne

Fewkes, J. Walter

G

Gould, Charles III

Graf, J. E.

H

Hall, F. S.

Harper, John

Hauke, C. F.

Himes, George H.

I

No Letters

J

Jacobs, Melville

K

No Letters

L

Leo, H. Y.

Leash, M. F.

M

Martin, Charles H.

Miller. Edward M.

Moss, J. A.

N

No Letters

O

Oberndorf, L.

Oeder, Emma

P

Packard, E. L.

Pallett, Earl M.

Perry, Jay

Powell, S. L.

Q

No Letters

R

Rankin, A. L.

Ravenel, W. deC.

Rhinesmith, E. A.

S

Saunders, F. W.

Schlegelmilch, Della

Smith, Alyson E.

Snapp, S. A.

T

Thomas, E. H.

Tonsfeldt, J. A.

Trusty, Vester

U

No Letters

V

No Letters

W

Weber, Verne F.

Wheeler, E. L.

Wilke, Frank

Wolfe, Florence E.

Wright, L. S.

X, Y, Z

No Letters

Unidentified Signatures

Non-Personal Reference Correspondence

Bonney, W. P.

Burlew, E. K.

Clausen, Donald F.

Cressman, L. S.

Doughton, Wayne

Easley, Delman Clyde

Jacobs, Melville

Judd, Neil M.

Wetmore, Alexander

Zimmerman, William

Box 9

Material Concerning the Columbia River Region

Field Notebooks (Krieger's Notebooks)

Field Notebook (Wayne M. Felts, 1934)

Manuscripts

Manuscript Material

Maps

Notes and Sketches

Printed Matter

SERIES 7. MANUSCRIPTS AND NOTES ON THE ISLANDS OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC. 1943. 17 inches.

Arranged by area and thereunder alphabetically by island group. The entire series is composed of rough drafts and carbon copies of manuscripts of writings pertaining to a general description of the island groups represented. Material was compiled for the Smithsonian's War Background Studies and was published as Island Peoples of the Western Pacific, Micronesia and Melanesia, WBS #16. The information about the islands is of a very general nature, presenting a broad overview of geography, climate, and native cultures. There is a portion dealing with the pattern of Japanese Island expansion and the islands of New Japan, reflecting the interest with World War II concerns. The folders of printed matter are primarily news clippings relating to the war in the Pacific.

Box 10

Oceania and Melanesia

Bismark Archipelago

New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands

New Guinea

New Hebrides and Banks Islands

Soloman Islands

Micronesia

Box 11

Gilbert Islands

Ellice Islands

Palau Islands

Marshall Islands

Polynesia

Fiji and the Polynesian Fringe

Islands of New Japan

The Pattern of Japanese Island Expansion

Box 12

Formosa

Kurile Islands

Ryukyu Islands

Sakhalin Island

Indonesia

Printed Matter

Box 13

Island Peoples of the Western Pacific Draft

SERIES 8. MATERIALS RELATING TO THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. 1942. 8 inches.

Arranged by physical type.

Rough draft of PEOPLES OF THE PHILIPPINES, exhibit material, bibliographic lists, and printed matter. Manuscript draft is for a publication of the Smithsonian's War Background Studies, #4, PEOPLES OF THE PHILIPPINES. Exhibit material includes information for dioramas as well as lists of items exhibited in museum cases.

Box 13, continued

Peoples of the Philippines Draft

Box 14

United States National Museum Collections and Exhibit Material

Bibliographies

Printed and Processed Matter

Miscellaneous

SERIES 9. MATERIAL CONCERNING THE WEST INDIES. 1938-1953. 25 inches.

Arranged by physical type or geographical area.

Includes correspondence, street addresses of informants and friends, notebooks, notes, sketches, exhibit material, financial records, specimen reports, artifactual drawings, and manuscripts of writings. Most of the material deals with the Dominican Republic and a rough draft of Aboriginal Indian Pottery of the Dominican Republic is included. The writings concerning the general area include such things as "Flint Chipping in the Greater Antilles," and descriptions of Arawak cultural traits. A relatively large amount of the material concerning the Bahamas is devoted to Columbus' background and voyages. Printed matter includes maps, reprints, clippings and unidentified handwritten notes. There is a predominance of material relating to Columbus in the printed matter.

Box 15

Outgoing Correspondence

Incoming Correspondence

A

No Letters

B

Barton, G. T.

C

Castells, J. Martinez

D, E

No Letters

F

Fox, Leonard B.

Franco, Jose L.

G

No Letters

H

Hall, George W.

Hernandez, Angel G.

I

Intertourist

J

No Letters

K

Krantzler

L

Lamborn

M

Macpherson, Hugh MacVey

N, O

No Letters

P

Patino, O. Morales

Q

No Letters

R

Rouse, Irving

S

No Letters

T

Taca Airways Agency Inc.

U

No Letters

V

Vasquez, M.

W

Wetmore, Alexander

X, Y, Z

No Letters

General Area

Manuscript Drafts

Notes and Sketches

Box 16

Bahama Islands

Exhibit Material and Manuscript Drafts

Memos, Notes and Drafts on Columbus

Copies of Transcripts of Published Material re Columbus

Cuba

Notes, Drafts, Expense Accounts and Schedules

Virgin islands

Drafts and Artifact Reports

Dominican Republic

Financial Papers, Manuscripts, Lists of Specimens, Notes and Miscellaneous Other Material

Box 17

Aboriginal Indian Pottery of the Dominican Republic, Manuscript Draft

Box 18

Drawings of Artifacts

Box 19

Printed Matter

Maps and Illustrations

Copies and Transcripts Of Published Material

Manuscripts

Printed Material

Coleccion Garcia Feria, Manuscript

SERIES 10. MISCELLANY. 1925-1957. 7 inches.

Arranged by type or subject.

Includes artifactual drawings, short papers, material relating to South America, and a bibliographic file box. Of particular interest are the papers concerning South America which include drafts of "The Ethnological Collection from South America in the U. S. National Museum," and "Indian Cultures of Northeastern South America."

Box 20

South America

Notes, Drafts, Sketches, Printed Matter and Manuscript Drafts

Short Papers

"Tidewater Algonkians of Virginia and Maryland"

"Diffusion Versus Independent Origins"

"Ancient Agriculture"

"Christmas and Christmas Customs"

"A Survey of Recent Experience in Development of

Anthropological Exhibits in Some Mid-Western Museums"

"The Development and History of Projectile Weapons"

"Indian Trails and Trail Marking"

"Pueblo Pottery Decorative Design"

"Notes on the Care and Preservation of Lace"

"Antiques, Relics and Reproductions"

"Indian Time-Telling" (incomplete)

Artifactual Drawings

African

Unidentified

Notes and Miscellany

Box 21

Bibliography File Box

SERIES 11. PRINTED, PROCESSED, AND EXTRACTED MATERIAL. 1884-1957. 15 inches.

Arranged by type of document. Includes periodicals, reprints, lectures, short papers, maps, clippings, and copies of some of Krieger's own reprints.

See also Office File, Material Concerning the Columbia River Region, Manuscripts and Notes on the Islands of the Western Pacific, Material Relating to the Philippine Islands, and Material Concerning the West Indies.

Box 22

Periodicals (2 folders)

Reprints (3 folders)

Box 23

Reprints (2 folders)

Krieger's Reprints (4 folders)

"Aboriginal Land Utilization and Food Economy in the Antilles"

"The Early Indian Cultures of Cuba"

"The Bahama Islands and Their Prehistoric Population"

"Tinne Indians of the Lower Yukon River Valley"

"Salvaging Early Cultural Remains in the Valley of the Lower Columbia River"

"Tidewater Algonkian Indians of Virginia and Maryland"

"Races and Peoples in the Philippines"

"Care and Preservation of Museum Specimens"

"Material Culture of the People of Southeastern Panama, Based on Specimens in the United States National Museum"

"Prehistoric Santo Domingan Kitchen-Middens, Cemeteries and Earthworks"

"Expedition to Samana Province, Dominican Republic"

"Design Areas in Oceania Based on Specimens in the United States National Museum"

"American Indian Costumes in the United States National Museum"

"Aboriginal Indian Pottery of the Dominican Republic"

"A Prehistoric Pit House Village Site on the Columbia River at Wahluke Grant Country, Washington"

"The Aborigines of the Ancient Island of Hispaniola"

"Archeological and Historical Investigations in Samana, Dominican Republic"

"Aspects of Aboriginal Decorative Art in America Based on Specimens in the United States National Museum"

"Wilkes and the Discovery of Antarctica"

"Indian Cultures of Northeastern South America"

Box 24

Maps

Extracts and Short Papers

Miscellaneous

Clippings - WWII in the Pacific

Lectures

Clippings

SERIES 12. PHOTOGRAPHS. ?-1975. 5 feet.

Arranged by area and, thereunder, by subject categories. Negatives have not been matched with originals and have been placed unarranged at the end of the series.

The majority are Krieger's own shots but many have been collected from the U.S.N.M., the Bureau of American Ethnology, and other sources. Half of the series is composed of prints of the West Indies, with the Dominican Republic being the most heavily represented. Subject categories include artifacts, sites, habitations, and people. Of particular note in the miscellaneous photographs are the habitations, which include a good variety of selected prints, and petroglyphs, although the locations of many are not identified.

Box 25

Alaska

Fishing

Kasaan and Prince of Wales Island

Objects

Objects - Masks

People

Scenic Views

Totem Poles and Habitations

Transportation - Boats

Lower Yukon River Valley

Box 26

Columbia River

Scenic Views

Sites

People

Habitation

Objects: Fiber

Objects: Hide

Objects: Horn

Objects: Stone

Objects: Bone

Objects: Mixed Media

Objects: Wood

Objects: Shell

Petroglyphs (4 folders)

Petroglyphs, Drawings

Box 27

Asia: Asiatic Islands

Bonin Islands

Formosa

North America

Mexico

Oceania: Solomon Islands

Guadalcanal

Oceania: American Polynesia

Wake Island

Oceania: New Guinea

New Guinea

Oceania: Fiji

Fiji Islands

Oceania: Micronesia

Caroline Islands

Gilbert Islands

Oceania: Micronesia - Gilbert Islands

Tarawa

Oceania: Unspecified

Transportation - Boats

Oceania: Micronesia

Saipan, Mariana Islands

Oceania: Philippines

Philippines: Maps

Objects: Brass

Objects: Weapons

Philippines: Transportation - Boats

Philippines: Scenic Views

Philippines: People

Philippines: Transportation - Carts

Philippines: Habitations

Russia: Southeast Siberia

Sakhalien

Box 28

South America

Bahamas: People

Artifacts from Horniman Museum, London, England

Bahamas: Scenic Views (2 folders)

Bahamas: Sites

Bahamas: Turks Islands

Cuba: Objects

Cuba: Agriculture

Cuba: Scenic Views

Cuba: Sites

Cuba: Habitations (no photos in folder)

Brazil

Columbia

Guiana

Box 29

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Objects, Misc. (3 folders)

South America: Hispaniola: People

South America: Hispaniola: Scenic Views (2 folders)

South America: Hispaniola: Objects

South America: Hispaniola: Objects, Pottery, From Published Sources

South America: Hispaniola: Sites

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Habitations

Box 30

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Objects, Pottery (5 folders)

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Objects - Skull

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: People

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Petroglyphs

Box 31

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Scenic Views

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Scenic Views - Puerto Plata

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Sites (2 folders)

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Structures, Misc.

Box 32

South America: Hispaniola - Dominican Republic: Mounted Photographs (See also unmounted series; many of the same photographs are located there)

Box 33

South America: Hispaniola; Haiti; Puerto Rico; Jamaica; Lesser Antilles - Martinique, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Virgin Islands, Windward Islands; and Mato Grosso

South America: Puerto Rico: People

South America: Puerto Rico: Scenic Views

South America: Puerto Rico: Habitations

South America: Puerto Rico: Petroglyph

South America: Puerto Rico: Objects

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Habitations

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Objects

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Objects - Pottery

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: People

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Petroglyph

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Scenic Views

South America: Hispaniola - Haiti: Sites

South America: Jamaica: Botany

South America: Jamaica: Habitations

South America: Jamaica: Structures, Misc.

South America: Jamaica: Scenic Views

South America: Jamaica: Objects - Pottery

South America: Jamaica: Petroglyphs

South America: Jamaica: Objects - Shell

South America: Lesser Antilles - Martinique

South America: Lesser Antilles - British Virgin Islands

South America: Lesser Antilles - Dominica

South America: Lesser Antilles - Virgin Islands

South America: Lesser Antilles - Windward Islands: People

South America: Lesser Antilles - Windward Islands: Petroglyphs

South America: Lesser Antilles - Windward Islands: Scenic Views

South America: Lesser Antilles - Windward islands: Sites

South America: Mato Grosso

Box 34

Habitations/Miscellany

Habitations: Unidentified Areas

Habitations: Africa - Tanganika

Habitations: Asia - Malaya

Habitations: North America - Alabama, Apache, Arizona

Habitations: North America - Bannock

Habitations: North America - California

Habitations: North America - Catawba, Cherokee, Choctaw,

Cree and Creek

Habitations: North America - Eskimo

Habitations: North America - Hopi

Habitations: North America - Iroquois

Habitations: North America - Mexico (Hough, Rice)

Habitations: North America - Menominee, Montagrais

Habitations: North America - Navaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Nez Perce, North Carolina

Habitations: North America - Omaha, Papago, Pawnee

Habitations: North America - Salish, San Juan Pueblo, Shoshone

Habitations: North America - Umatilla, Virginia, Wanapum

Habitations: North America - Wichita, Winnebago, Zuni

Habitations: Oceania - Borneo, Philippine Islands and Samoa

Habitations: Russia - Kirgizian

Habitations: South America - Brazil, Columbia, Panama

Miscellany

Miscellany: Exhibits - USNM Racial Groups

Miscellany: Objects

Miscellany: Objects - Money Types

Miscellany: Objects - Textiles, South America

Miscellany: Portraits, Non-Indian, name not legible

Miscellany: Portraits, Non-Indian, Walter Hough

Miscellany: Portraits, Non-Indian, Herbert Krieger, et al

Miscellany: Portraits, Non-Indian, Otis T. Mason

Miscellany: Scenic Views, Area Unidentified

Miscellany: Sites, Area Unidentified

Miscellany: Petroglyphs, Area Unidentified

Miscellany: Petroglyphs: North America - Misc.

Box 35

Negatives (2 folders)

Negatives, West Indies and Bahamas, Cuba

Box 36

Box of Negatives

Negatives - Virgin Islands

Negatives - Haiti

Negatives - Dominican Republic

Negatives - Panama

Box 37 [Large Flat Box]

Miscellaneous Oversize Photos and Drawings

Last updated: September 23, 2000
Comments to: naa@nmnh.si.edu