Records of the Department of Anthropology
By James R. Glenn
SERIES 17: DIVISION OF ETHNOLOGY. MANUSCRIPT AND PAMPHLET FILE. 495 inches. Part 2. [Return to Part 1]
307 Lens and mirror
308 Marriage fire
311 Myths of origin
312 North American
Northwest Coast (with Letter, P.B. Randolph to Hough, 2/27/99)
Plains (letters of J. O. Dorsey, 3/6/91 and 6/1/91, re use of a certain grass among the Omahas)
Range in America
315 Plow (photograph of Hawaiians using fire plow)
316 Predilection for heat
322 Rain making
325 Social organization
326 South America
330 Time by light and fire
335 Gates Expedition
Drawings of artifacts
336 Heating Bath
Drawings of paraphernalia of "Zuni War God Ahainta, Case in Pueblo Court"
Drawings of shields by A. Zeno Shindler
Designs drawn by G.K. Gilbert
Zuni by J.G. Bourke
Drawings of kachina heads
Letter, John Dagget to Otis T. Mason, 5/9/02, re photographs (not included), and 6/1/02 (2 letters) re deer snare.
Designs "made by -? Daniel Wilson for my children," #277,578
Copies of pictures, interior of cave, Salt Creek, Arizona, received from L.S. Kelley, acc. 49,640.
Sketch, "Decoration on wall of ceremonial chamber-Zuni"
Drawing "Pueblo Kiva Hatchway"
Drawing, "Pueblo Oven and Kiva Hatchway"
Misc. other illustrations, some Zuni or other Pueblo.
Sketch map of ruins near Salt Lake, New Mexico, Walter Hough.
Cross sections of valley Ruin, D. Spur Ranch and "at ruins where very ancient remains were found, 1904"
Drawings by Hopi boy, #213,243.
Published Maps and fragment of note.
Note and sketches of specimens "Northwest Coast Spliced Harpoon Shafts."
Lighting and Illumination:
Includes clippings, notes, bibliographic references, illustrations, drafts of manuscripts, notes re illustrations, and notes on the locations of specimens on the following:
341 Candle (E.H. Hawley notes; Japanese chart on candle making)
345 China and Mongolia
347 Electricity (Letter, Edward L. Nichols, 6/16/91, re magnesium lamp)
348 Ethnography of the lamp
350 Fire Flies
351 Floor lamp
355 Japanese lighting
356 Lighting cure
357 Mechanical applications
358 Mexico and central America
W.W. Rockhill to Walter Hough, 4/19/93, re auction by candle.
Charles H. Read to Hough, 6/16/93, re auction by inch of candle.
364, Miscellany (2 folders)
Note on Tusayan province
Occurrence of Coconuts on St. Lawrence Island"
Mostly unorganized noted.
Mostly printed plans, illustrations, and maps.
367 Oven: Construction and Uses
Notes, clipping, sketches
368 "Praying for Rain," Description of the illustration used as the Frontispiece for the 19th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, a painting by C. Diehl.
Photographs, plans, illustrations, cross sections
Notes, sketches, photographs of specimens
370 Uncivilized races
371 Zuni Salt Lake
Manuscript, "Salt Gathering from a New Mexican Sacred Lake," with photograph reproduced in the 23rd Annual Report of the bureau of American Ethnology.
372 "How Did We Come by Art"
Article--Scientific Monthly, XXXII (1930)
373 Manuscripts (many only partial)
"Business Men and Science"
"The Aboriginal Shoemaker"
"The Birth of Time"
"A Chronicle of the Disaster Which Befell the Xochimilcons and Other Mexican Lake Dwellers on Account of the Revolution of Generals Diaz and Huerta Against President Madero in the Year 1913 and the Month of January"
"Written for Report on Participation of U.S. in Exposition at San Francisco, 1915"
"Field Work (for Bureau) 1916"
"History, co-worker with Anthropology"
"How Skates and Snow Shoes Began"
"The Indian Story Teller"
"Notes on Kikochomo East Mesa Mali Reserve"
"The League of the Iroquois and the Projected League of Nations"
"Vegetal Life Intimately Associated with Human Development"
"Written in Answer to an Inquiry by Prof. Williams who conducts science dept in Hearst Magazine" (concerns the field of ethnology)
Drawings for United States National Museum Bulletin 87
375 Sketches William H. Holmes sketches of pueblos, 1877.
376 Photograph of Walter Hough
377 Exhibit labels. Photographs.
Notes by Otis T. Mason.
INCENSE AND INCENSE BURNERS
378 Photographs and sketches.
J.N.B. Hewitt to Walter Hough, 3/31/10 re tobacco as incense.
Notes by Walter Hough.
"Production of Dragon's Blood and Frankincense"
INDIA (mostly on art)
379 Plan of a tower of silence.
381 Letter, Viola E. Garfield to F.M. Setzler, 1/17/51, to Herbert W. Krieger, 1/6/49, re photographic order.
Sketches of patterns (designs) by Walter Hough.
382 Lists of Hopi foods, by Walter Hough.
Notes, some by I.M. Casanowicz on clans and tribes.
INDIAN RIGHTS, REMOVAL, ETC.
384 Notes by Walter Hough.
Notes: "A Dictionary of Indian Technology" with initials of authorities by Herbert W. Krieger.
386 State Department despatch "French Indochina: An Economic Handbook" by Quincy F. Roberts, 8/3/37.
387 Drawings of Mary Owen, 1901, re Guatemala Indians (Caribs) with letters of William Owen, 1901.
Notes, some by Thomas Wilson
W.L. Baldwin to Thomas Wilson, 1/31/94, on accidental discoveries and inventions.
Photographs labeled "June 11th inventions, gift of R. Barbe"
Drawings of stone tool discovered by Alfred E. Glascock.
389 State Department despatch, "Sartorial Changes in Persia" by Augustus W. Ferrin, 11/30/28 (on introduction of the fez)
Two Persian newspapers
390 Blueprint map of area from Baghdad to Ur.
"The Garden of Eden" (processed)
391 Clippings and printed items.
392 Printed material.
Letter, G.E.S. Turner to William N. Fenton, 6/20/43, re his work on and condition of the Indian collection in the Pitt Rivers museum.
394 Correspondence with Neil M. Judd, 1928-41.
Biographical sketch for Who's Who.
Copy of an address at Wilenagmote Club in Detroit, 11/2/17, recounting his start as a photographer and work with the Hayden Survey.
396 Notes by I.M. Casanowicz
JAMES, GEO. WHARTON
397 Letter to Otis T. Mason, 12/23/04, with bibliographic information and comments on Mason's publication on baskets (or women?)
397a Catalog of material sent to the Smithsonian from Japan (in Japanese with some English notations), acc. 16,311.
398- Descriptions of specimens in various accessions (Jouey, Allen,
403 Hitchcock, Japanese Dept. of Education, etc.) (6 folders)
Printed material and clippings.
403- Printed material, clippings (mostly disorganized, much on
413 Japanese art) (11 folders)
414- Mss. Ezo Shui (Supplement to History of the Ainus)
416 (In English)
Ezo Kiko (An Account of a Journey through the Island of Ezo [among the Ainu]). In English. 18th-century Japanese journey.
418 Index to Japanese catalog, International Health Society, London, 1884.
419 Miscellaneous notes by E.H. Hawley
420 Miscellaneous notes by Walter Hough (most on oriental countries other than Japan)
421 Certificate of visit to Ise Shrine
423- Architecture (2 folders)
425-7 Art (3 folders)
430-3 Miscellany (4 folders)
434-7 Unidentified rubbings, cat 222,654-5 (4 folders)
438 Printed material, including clippings.
439 Sales and auction catalogs.
440 Notes from Athenaeum, 1840s.
Clippings, largely on Jews in China and Africa.
Text of exhibit label.
442 Description of specimens made under direction of Andrew John, a Senaca.
Note on Wampum beads.
Notes by John, 1898.
Suggestions for exhibit.
"How the North American Indians make the Bread =====
Note on John and the Seneca
Note on Snow snake o ======
445 Bibliographical data on article "The Pueblo of Pecos"
446 Drawings of knots and string figures.
447 Notes on illustrations and other notes for "Aspects of Aboriginal Decorative Art in Oceania and America"
Notes on dugout canoes of SE Alaska and British Columbia (from H.B. Collins)
448 Transcriptions, texts, with interlineal translations, some in Franz Boas's hand, some printed.
449 Origin of Kamab'a (?)
Explanation of the two Nak'oatok (?) masks collected in 1894. In Boas's hand.
450 A note of Mrs. Talbot Smith to Neil M. Judd, May 30, 1935, re material to go with census, with a brief note, Judd to Krieger.
451 Form from University of Michigan Ethnobotanical Laboratory, June 25, 1941, re lac covered specimens collected at Pima Agency and other resin covered specimens. Specimens from United States National Museum.
452 Printed material.
LA GORCE (GORGE?) COLLECTION
453 Photographs of collection of swords, knives, and other weapons (one drum included). National Geographic Society photographs.
LANGLEY, SAMUEL P.
454 Copies of address by Walter Hough, "Doctor Langley's Contribution to Aerial Navigation," delivered on Aviation Day, July 15, 1915, at Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California, at foot of column of progress, with photograph of Hough delivering talk. Also clippings regarding the event.
455 Brief bibliography.
LEONARD, G.S. (MISS)
456 List of books apparently sold by Laudermilk's and distributed to Department of Anthropology staff.
LEWIS AND CLARK
457 Photograph of map of their route.
LIBRARY (PRIOR TO 1942)
458 Memoranda re needs, by Herbert W. Krieger, 1933-41 and list of books assigned to Division of Ethnology Library.
459 Sample of Russian alphabet.
Provisional list of Languages of Oceania up to May 1887, from Journal of the Royal Asiactic (Asiatic?) Society.
Two copies of linguistic map by John Wesley Powell.
Noted on word dropping among the Kiowa, by Otis T. Mason, from data supplied by James Mooney, with notes in Mooney's hand.
460 Letters, C.R. Lanman to Cyrus Adler, 1/29/95 and 2/1/05, re relationship of climate (environment?) and language, with reference to Houns Oertel.
Proof pages of list of tribes and stocks in Report on Indians Taxed and Not Taxed.
Printed material, including "Linguistic Families of the Indian Tribes North of Mexico, with provisional List of the Principal Tribal Names and Synonyms"
LIU KUI ISLANDS (RYUKYUS)
461 Note, probably by Herbert W. Krieger, April 21, 1942.
462 Illustrations and photographs, including baskets.
Notes by Walter Hough.
Descriptions of specimens.
Emry Kopler to Hough, 4/9/17, re Hopi weaving implement called see-pel-ko-che, used for making tassels for fringe of wedding garb.
Alphons Stuebel, "Old Peruvian Weaving Patterns and Their Analogical Decoration of the Old Classical Art"
463 "The Stone Hammer and Its Various Uses," expanded form.
LOVE AND ROMANCE
464 Review of publication from Science.
465 Manuscript on racial types by Mason Shufeldt, early 1880s, with photographs.
466 Article from Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 (Handbook)
467 A note on a house called Balai, by William L. Abbott.
Shorthand note, dated, 10/8/30.
Sketches of artifacts.
Notes on Dyak of Kendawangan River.
Blueprint map of Trong
468 Printed material.
469 Clipping, 9/29/90.
470 Printed material.
471 Clipping and note from The Athenaeum.
472 "Native Traditions" and "Native Customs and Etiquette," lectures given by Mr. Hammond in 9/1884, at St. Sepulchre's School, Aukland, New Zealand.
473 Asia, East Indies, Philippines, and China (all printed)
474 Australia, Melanesia (all printed)
475 Mexico, Caribbean, Central American, West Indies (all printed)
R.O. Marsh, map of eastern Panama showing Darien and San Blas coast.
476 Arizona and New Mexico, including plates by Walter Hough showing the locations of ruins and William H. Holmes' map of Colorado showing trails.
477 Europe (all printed)
478 Oceania, including map of E.W. Brandes, 7/10/1929, showing villages of eastern New Guinea where certain specimens in the United States National Museum were acquired.
479 Polar regions (printed)
480 South America (printed)
483 List of Marionettes and puppets in the collection of the United States National Museum.
Illustrations of antique chilcat mask with Chinese coins set in as eyes, USNM Proceedings, XV, 221.
Letters, G.T. Emmons to William H. Holmes, 6/10/02 re description of masks from British Columbia.
MASON, OTIS T.
487 Printed material
"An Account of Progress in Anthropology," 1879, 1880, 1881, (1882), and 1882.
488 Printed material
"An Account of Progress in Anthropology, "1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1890.
489 Other articles re anthropology.
Letters from Jesse Walter Fewkes 1891-92.
Address before the Section of Anthropology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, "The Scope and Value of Anthropological Studies."
491 Notebook--"The Ancient People of the U.S."
Re mounds, shellheaps, stone tools.
H.R. Patrick to Otis T. Mason, 1/11/97, re map of Salt River ruins.
Warren King Moorehead to Mason, 12/15/96, re archeological map of Ohio, with notes and synopsis.
William H. Holmes to Mason, 12/29/96, re McElmo triple-walled tower.
Printed material, clippings, notes.
William Saunders to Otis T. Mason, 7/6/94, re terms in breeding plants.
Manuscript re anthropobiology, 11/8/01
493 Notebook--"Gems of authors"
Printed material: Poetry, inspirational literature, essays, etc.
Similar notes by Mason.
494 Notebook--"Anthropology I"
Manuscript, "Anthropology: General Review"
Draft of letter to Wm. H. Holmes, n.d., re need for studies in anthropobiology.
Printed material, unidentified list.
497 Notebook--Aboriginal Americans
Notes on culture areas.
J.W. Hudson to Mason, 7/25/95, on types of cradles.
F.W. Putnam to Mason, 3/25/96, reporting no Peruvian cradles to Peabody Museum.
M. Duchner to Mason, 4/27/96, re cradles from 'Ega and Olevenca (?)
Clippings, printed illustrations.
499 Notebook--"Aboriginal American Mechanics"
Mason's published article
500 Notebook--"Antiquity of Man"
501 Notebook--"Arts of the American Indians"
502 Notebook--"Aboriginal Agriculture"
503 Printed material and manuscripts
"Directions for Collecting Specimens of Aboriginal Art," Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 1885.
"On a Proposed New Name for Homo Americanus"
"Man, Science of" (Encyclopedia article proof sheets)
"Child Life among Savage and Uncivilized People," Saturday Lecture delivered at the National Museum, 1/12/84.
W.T. Thiselton-Dyer to Mason, 11/22/01, re interest in bows and arrows with list of specimens in the Museum of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kiev.
Karl Sapper, 6/08/01, 2/18/01, re his work on bows and arrows of Central America.
506 Notebook--"Bows, Arrows, and Quivers"
Description of figures, specimens.
E.W. Nelson, cross section of Innuit House and floor plan, with notes.
Notes on mounds, buildings.
508 Notebook--"Bow and Arrows"
William J. Cleveland to Mason, 4/14/92, re Dakota dress.
D. Much to Mason, Vienna, ca. 1890, re use of Department of Foreign Affairs or Navy in furthering ethnological museum.
"Ethnography of Northern Alaska," questions prepared by Franz Boas, 1883.
Miscellaneous short articles by Mason.
511 Envelope--Arrows, Bows, etc.
Published letter to editor of Science re Meyer's work on Central Brazilian bows and arrows, 1896.
Note re milling corn and other food.
E. Lewis Sturtevant to Mason, 10/16/95, re corn.
Photograph of woman with pestle and mortar, Onandaga Reservation 1896.
Copy of Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, XV, 1867, "Collections in Archaeology and Ethnology:
512 Notebook--"Culture History"
513 Notebook--"Culture History"
"Headings" under Encyclopaedic Anthropology
Outline, Groups and classes of Colonial and export Trade, Exposition, Amsterdam, 1883.
515 Notebook--"Culture History"
517 Notebook--"Culture History"
Reprint of Mason articles.
520 Notebook--"Ethnologic Topics"
List of subjects.
521 Notebook--"The Philosophy of Folklore"
Lecture, "The Natural History of Emotions"
524 Notebook--"Sociology and Ethnology"
Outline and part of manuscript.
525 Notebook--"Historic Science and Ethnologic Science of Man"
Drafts of article of the same title.
"The Border-land between the Historian and the Archaeologist.
Letter, Edward Woome to Mason, 12/27/90, with translation from Horhof's Polyhistor.
526 Notebook--"Ethnology of the Bible"
527 Envelope--"Egypt in America"
Letter, J.D. McGuire to Mason, 9/2/00, on opening clams, oysters, and so forth.
Notes and clippings (seems much on Spain and Portugal)
528 Notebook--"Mexican Ethnology"
List of tribes.
530 Notebook--"Evolution of Invention"
531 Notebook--"Dishes and Spoons"
Lists of specimens.
James Mooney, reading notes on use of sunflower among Indians.
Notes by Mason.
Lucien Carr's "The Food of Certain American Indians and their Methods of Preparing It," Proceedings, American Antiquarian Society, 1895.
Letter, W.D. Alexander to Mason, 6/1/94, re archeological discoveries at Necker Island and enclosing photographs.
Notes on sources of food and their preparation.
Notes on races.
Letter, Cyrus Thomas To Mason, 11/9/99 and 1/4/00, re Indian houses and the relation of their shape to mounds and on directions of migrations of North American Indians.
Letter, J.O. Dorsey to Mason, 12/14/89, re an Omaha measure of length.
Letter, Franz Boas to Mason, 1/1/93, measures of value among the Chinook of Shoalwater Bay.
Letter, J.O. Dorsey, 12/20/89, re corrections of names of measures among the Naltunne tunne (?)
J.O Dorsey to Mason, 12/2/89 (?) measures of length among the Naltunne tunne.
Notes, printed material.
538 Notebook--"Languages and Race"
Manuscript, "Comparison of Written Language with One that is Spoken Only"
541 Notebook-"Migration in America"
Letter, H. Emerson to Mason, 2/8/00, deploring his use of Mercator projection map.
Letter, John G. Bourke, 7/20/92, re force and problem of commensariat at Little Bighorn.
542 Notebook--"Migration to America"
J.H. Porter, "Notes on Race Distribution from South-Eastern Asia."
"A Comparison of a Written Language with One That is Spoken Only"
Photograph of stone images found on Necker Island.
Manuscript, with illustrations.
543 Notebook--"Parable of grain"
Manuscript on the development of religion.
Copy of letter of Otis Bigelow to Mason, 3/27/99 re Mexican dyeing.
Letter, F.W. Putnam to Mason, 3/7/00, re state of study of skulls found in Trenton area.
546 Notebook--"Paleolithic Man--Discussion, AAAS, 1897"
Proceedings of AAAS.
547 Notebook--"Primitive Home of Man"
548 Notebook--"Status of Indians"
Letter, T. J. Morgan to Mason, 2/14/93, re summary of relationship of Indians to the government.
549 Notebook--"Migration to America"
Letter, J.D. McGuire to Mason, 5/14/94, re his relationship with the Smithsonian Institution and explaining a "bad break of the previous night"
550 Notebook--"Races and Families of Africa"
551 Notebook--"Races of Men"
552 Notebook--"Origin of Races and of Man"
553 Notebook--"Race and the Peoples of Europe"
554 Notebook--"Races at War in the Far East"
Letter Edward S. Morse, 3/10/04, re Ainu shell beads and pottery.
Letter, Alexander F. Chamberlain, 2/26/04, with notes on Far Eastern races.
Manuscript, "Chapter III Archeological Districts of the Mound Area"
558 Envelope, "Skin Dressing"
559 Notebook--Terms and definitions
Drawing of boat with terms for parts.
Frederick Starr, Aztec Place Names, University of Chicago Press, 1895.
Vocabulary list, miscellaneous subjects.
560 Notebook--Translation of F. Krause, "Projectile Contrivances for Throwing Weapons"
561 Notebook--Throwing Sticks in the United States National Museum
Printed articles by Mason.
562 Notebook--Caucasian sub-species of Mankind
Manuscript or notes.
563 Notebook--The Races of Asia
Manuscript or notes.
Photographs and other illustrations.
Letter, Ike Allen, 1/10/94, re Indian removal of sinew and its use.
Drawing by J.G. Swan, "Makah towing a whale ashore at landing at Tatiosh Island," 1861.
Outline of article by Walter Hough
568 Notebook--"Ural-Altaic People"
Manuscript or notes.
Outline of article by Walter Hough.
570 Notebook--"Tribes and Stocks"
Lists of tribal names with linguistic stock given for each.
Material copied from published sources.
Table, "Scheme of Languages according to Abel Hovelacque"
572 Illustrations from Stephens and Catherwood.
Sample of paper from plantain fiber from Honduras.
Draft announcements of lectures by Catherwood.
"Notes from Waldick's Work"
Cyrus Thomas, "Maya Hieroglyphics"
573 Biographical sketch with bibliography and photograph.
574 Brief article, probably by Herbert Krieger.
575 Illustrations of dwellings made with mats.
MATTHEWS, G. -- BLANKETS
576 Notes with specimen catalog numbers and references to pages of an unknown publication.
576 Narrative re the Hemenway Expedition.
577 Processed announcement re Admiltry Island Expedition.
MCKIM, MRS. WILLIAM DUNCAN
578 Correspondence with Herbert Krieger, 1942 and 1955 re gifts to the USNM.
579 Walter Hough, "The Burial of Supela" (Hopi), with note by J.W. Fewkes, 8/3/17.
Hough, "Sharpening a Metate," 7/13/16.
Notes on art objects of various types and people and objects in the Heinz collection.
Letters, H.L. Scott to Hough, 2/25/18, asking to be present at Hodge farewell.
580 Notes, "Topinaid's Essential Measures"
581 Clippings and museum labels.
582 Letters to Otis T. Mason, 11/12/04, with bibliography of his works.
583 E.H. Hawley to Jacob T. Child, 12/23/86, asking for identification of Siamese specimens.
Draft descriptions of Siamese specimens.
584 Notes by Walter Hough and Otis T. Mason.
586 Printed material.
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