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Alanson B. Skinner--Personalia, MS.201.1 circa 1922 - 1924

Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.1

Alanson B. Skinner--Personalia, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes chronology of Skinner's archeological field experience from 1902 - 1923, a list of debts owed, an undated diploma from the "Seminari Theologici Judaica-Americani", a "Certificate of Dimit" from the "Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine", copper business card printing plate, sketch of Skinner's bookplate, and an article written by Skinner and printed in the 1924 May 20 issue of "Adventure" magazine. The folder also includes 3 typed copies of Skinner's last will and testament. The date of when the copies were made is unknown, the will was sworn in on 1921 September 24.
 

Obituary by Mark Raymond Harrington MS.201.2 1926

Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.2

Obituary by Mark Raymond Harrington, 1926

 

Lecture Announcements, MS.201.3 circa 1915 - circa 1920

Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.3

Lecture Announcements, circa 1915 - circa 1920

Scope and Contents note

Includes prints, posters and announcements of Skinner's lectures "Unknown Corners of North America and Their Inhabitants" and "Inside my Grandfather's Wigwam".
 

Correspondence of Alanson B. Skinner, MS.201.4 1910 - 1926

Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.4.1

George Bird Grinnell Letters, 1924 August 19 - November 18

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sioux Nation./Dakota Indians./Potawatomi Indians./Fox Indians./Menominee Indians./Custer, George Armstrong,--1839-1876./Dream Dance/Writing./New York (N.Y.)/Milwaukee (Wis.)/South Dakota.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.4.2

Mark Raymond Harrington Letters, 1924 March 10 - 1926 August 19

Scope and Contents note

Subject include: Paiute Indians./Families./Writing./New York (N.Y.)/Peru./Nevada.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.1.4.3

William Harris Letters 1922 July 27 -1922 November 17

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Religion./Kickapoo Indians./Medicine bundles./Oklahoma./Avery (Okla.)
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.4

George G. Heye Letters, 1924 May 5 - 1925 February 4

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Employment/Expeditions/New York (N.Y.)
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.5

Arthur C. Parker Letters, 1924 August 1 - 1925 March 5

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Delaware Indians./Seneca Indians./Mythology/Museums/Writing./New York (N.Y.)
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.6

Correspondence and essay on the History of St. Patrick's Masonic Lodge in Johnstown, New York, 1922 October 19 - 1923 January 26

Scope and Contents note

This is a folder of correspondence collected by Skinner. It includes correspondence between the National Masonic Research Society, William A. Wilcox, John T. Morrison, Archie D. Gibbs, J.H. Tatsch, H.L. Haywood, and John T. Morrison. Folder also includes a typed essay entitled "History of St. Patrick's Lodge, No.8, Johnstown, N.Y." from 1776 -1784.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.7

Amos Oneroad Letters, 1922 March 28 - 1926 August 27

Scope and Contents note

Includes information about Sisseton, South Dakota; Santee, Nebraska; Pawnee and Dakota Indians; Fredrick Webb Hodge; Mark Raymond Harrington and Native American religious dances.
Box 1, folders MS.201.4.8a-c

John Valentine Satterlee Letters, 1910 December 7 - 1925 March 25

Scope and Contents note

Includes 3 folders of correspondence. One folder contains a bound and typed copy of Satterlee's letters from 1910 December 7 - 1913 January 13. Skinner has annotated some of the transcribed letters. Correspondence includes information on the Menominee, Winniebago, Potawatomi, and Ojibway tribes; animan fur preparation; dance; arts and crafts; and Keshena, Wisconsin (Shawano County).
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.9

Miscellaneous letters, B-H, 1923 June 29 - 1925 July 9

Scope and Contents note

Subjects includes: Museums/Archaeology/Language and languages/Collectors and collecting/Milwaukee (Wis.)/New York (N.Y.)/Wisconsin./Iowa.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.10

Miscellaneous letters, K-N, 1924 September 30 - 1925 June 16

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Apache Indians./Menominee Indians./Iroquois Indians./Indians of North America--Social life and customs./Iowa culture./Dream Dance./Collectors and collecting/Chicago (Ill.)/Springfield (Mo.)/New York./Iowa.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.11

Miscellaneous letters, P-Wa, 1923 March 22 - 1925 May 5

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Iroquois Indians./Potawatomi Indians./Kickapoo Indians./Delaware Indians./Shawnee Indians./Seminole Indians./Iowa Indians./Arctic peoples./Museums/Writing./Collectors and collecting/Tobacco/Oklahoma
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.12

Miscellaneous letters, W-Y, 1924 July 24 - 1925 July 27

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Harrington, M. R.--(Mark Raymond),--1882-1971./Cushing, Frank Hamilton,--1857-1900./Zuni Indians./Scalping/Burial sites/Collectors and collecting/Nebraska.
Box 1, Folder MS.201.4.13

Correspondence with Publishers, 1924 July 19 - 1926 September 7

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains acceptance and rejection letters for manuscripts submitted by Skinner. Many of the titles referred to can be found in folders 201.5 and 201.6, Skinners non-fiction and fiction writings.
 

Fiction and Folklore by Alanson B. Skinner MS.201.6 circa 1911 - circa 1925

Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.1

Ahmisk, The Beaver

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

George Rupert is listed as the author of this story. Rupert was a pseudonym for Alanson B. Skinner. In Poor condition.. Subjects include: Cree Indians--Fiction./Arctic peoples--Fiction.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.2

Bad Medicine circa 1925

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes tear sheet of story from Weird Tales magazine, 1925 October 25 issue and typed mansucript. Subjects include: Sioux Nation/New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.3

A Bride Too Many

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sauk Indians--Fiction./Menominee Indians--Fiction./Pawnee Indians--Fiction./Western stories.--lcsh/New York (N.Y.)--Fiction.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.4

The Brother-Friends

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Winnebago Indians/Menominee Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.5

Captain Redeyes Escape

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seneca Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.6

The Carcajou

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Cree Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.7

The Champion Hunter

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sioux Nation./New York (N.Y.)/Dakota Indians.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.8

The Code of a Man

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.9

Coming Noise, His Story

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Pawnee Indians--Fiction./Potawatomi Indians--Fiction.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.9.1

Coming Noise, His Story--Introduction and Chapter One

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Pawnee Indians--Fiction./Potawatomi Indians--Fiction.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.9.2

Coming Noise, His Story: Correspondence with Editor of American Boy magazine 1924

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Writing./Pawnee Indians--Fiction./Potawatomi Indians--Fiction.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.9.3

The War Honors of Coming Noise

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Potawatomi Indians./Pawnee Indians./New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.9.4

The Story of Coming Noise (second version)

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Potawatomi Indians./Pawnee Indians./New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.10

Cousin Winking Bear's Horse

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seminole Indians/New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.11

The Death House of the Kaw

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.12

A Deer Hunt in the Big Cypress

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.6.13

The Factor's Christmas

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.14

Grandfather Horned Serpent

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sauk Indians./New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.15

How a Menominee Warrior, Single Handed, Rescued His Wife From a War Party of Twelve Indians of Another Tribe

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Menominee Indians/New York./Wisconsin
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.16

How Stephen Joined the Buffalo Doctors

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.17

In the Way of His Fathers

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.18

Inside my Grandfather's Wigwam

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.19

A Kidnapped Aesculapius: and Other Tales of the Seminoles in the Florida Everglades

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seminole Indians/New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.20

A Kidnapped Esculapius

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seminole Indians/New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.21

The Killer

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.22

The Last of the Long Clawed Bears

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.23

Little Terrible One--His Story

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sauk Indians./New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.24

A Lost Tobacco Pouch

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seminole Indians/New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.25

The Love of a Friend 1911

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Print of story from the Harvard Monthly, 1911 June 1 issue, is stamped with M. R. Harrington on the front cover. Subjects include: Apache Indians.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.6.26

A Man's Dog circa 1925

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes print from Adventure magazine, 1925 July 20 issue.
 

Poetry by Alanson Buck Skinner, MS.201.7 1903 - 1920

Box 5, Folder MS.201.7.1

Poems 1905 -1918, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes mostly typed drafts, some poems have multiple copies. Most poems are undated, one poem is a typed copy of poem Skinner wrote at age 13.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.7.2

Notebook circa 1903

Physical Description: 1.0 bound notebook

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notebook of Skinner's poetry. Inscribed in the inside front cover of notebook is Skinner's address in Staten Island, New York.
Box 5, Folder MS.201.7.3

Poems 1905 - 1920

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

This folder includes one note book and loose hand-written poems by Alanson Skinner. Also included is a reciept from the "Explorers Club" in New York City and newsclippings. One poem is
Box 5, Folder MS.201.7.4

"Puckwhegamash was a Warryor stronge" poem undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Conditions Governing Access note

Poor, flaking at edges

Scope and Contents note

One typed poem, author unkown.
 

Fiction by other authors, MS.201.8 1917 July 7

Box 6, Folder MS.201.8

"Origin of tobacco" by Ernest Oshkosh 1917 July 7

Physical Description: 1.0

Scope and Contents note

Includes types and handwritten manuscript of story.
 

Costa Rica expedition materials, MS.201.9 1907 - 1917

Box 6, Folder MS.201.9.1

Field notes 1907 - 1916

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes, maps, diagrams and artifact list from gravesite in Las Mercedes district of Costa Rica.
Box 6, Folder MS.201.9.2

Diary 1917 January 1 - May 6

Physical Description: 1.0 bound notebook
 

Research and field notes, MS.201.10 1904 - 1919

Box 6, Folder MS.201.10.1

Notes on the analyses of twenty-five "war bundles" undated

Physical Description: 1.0
Box 6, Folder MS.201.10.2

Notes on sacred hunting bundles 1919

Physical Description: 1.0
Box 6, Folder 201.10.3

Notes and correspondence on Menomiee personal names circa 1924

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (22 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.4

Transcript of "Speech in big house: the twelve Menominee blessings" undated

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.5

Notes for Indian biographies

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (3 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.6

Notes on archaeological site in New York City undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (11 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.7

Expedition to Seneca Indians of Allegany Reservation, New York expense account document undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.8

Inventory of artifacts donated to the Newmark Museum Association from the American Museum of Natural History undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (8 pages)

Historical note

Skinner arranged the gift in his capacity as the Assistant Curator of the American Museum of Natural History.
Box 6, Folder 201.10.9

List of anthropologists to recieve yearbook and bulletins undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.10

Notes on objects found at Ripley site, New York 1904 July 23 - 25

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (4 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.11a

"New ritual for the Wapanakian or Miawikezik" notes circa 1919

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (4 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.11b

Plans for proposed New Hall of Wisconsin Indians maps and murals 1921

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (13 pages)

Historical note

Skinner was working at the Milwaukee Public Museum at the time.
Box 6, Folder 201.10.12

Seminole housing pencil sketch drawn by Alanson Skinner 1910 August 20

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 drawings)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.13

Tales of an anthropologist undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (5 pages)

Scope and contents

Includes outlines of possible fiction stories.
Box 6, Folder 201.10.14

"Witchcraft among the Central Algonquins" manuscript undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (12 pages)
Box 6, Folder 201.10.15

Notebooks undated

Language of Material: English

Scope and contents

Three notebooks. Notebook #1 has several pages torn out and is marked "Field notes, Alanson Skinner, Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 155 St. and Broadway". Notebook #2 includes a list of trip expenses. Notebook #3 consists of a packet of note from a small binder.
Box 6, Folder 201.10.16

Notes, general

Scope and contents

Includes notes on linguistics, pottery, artifacts, winemaking, and publications
Box 6, Folder 201.10.17

Field notes from Bowman's Brook site, Mariners Harbor undated

Language of Material: English

Scope and contents

Cover has title "Alanson Skinner, American Museum of Natural History, 77th St. and Central Park West, N.Y. City. Field notes on archaeology"
Box 6, Folder 201.11

Catalogue of the Skinner collection of Indian Relics, MS.201.11 undated

Scope and contents

Catalog includes lists of cultural groups, value of item, and donor information. Catalog includes information about Menominee, Sauk, Iowa, Iroquois, Potawami, Kickapoo, Winnebago, Seneca, and Cayuga tribes.
Box 6, Folder 201.12

Ephemera, MS.201.12 1904 - 1922 March

Language of Material: English

Scope and contents

Folder contains pamphlets, drawing, and articles about Menominee, poetry, fairs and expositions.
Box 6, Folder 201.13

"A Man's Dog," drawing by Skinner, MS.201.13 undated

Box 6, Folder 201.14, 201.14.1

Scrapbook, MS.201.14 1902-1923

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Scope and contents

Scrapbooks includes topics regarding exploration and "Anglo-Indian" relations. Also includes loose pages and photographs.
 

Anthropological Works by Alanson B. Skinner MS.201.5 1752 - 1925, bulk 1914 - 1925

Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.1

Black Hawk, Chief of the Yellow Earths 1767 - 1855

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sauk Indians./Potawatomi Indians./Osage Indians./Cherokee Indians./Winnebago Indians./Menominee Indians./Winnebago Indians./New York./Military art and science./History./Anglo-Indian relations.
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.2

Some Observations on the Ethnology of the Bungi

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Ojibwa Indians./Agriculture/Cooking./Basket making/Fishing/Manners and customs/Clothing and dress/Marriage/Tanning/Games/Military art and science/Death/Manitoba
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.3

Final Observations on the Central Algonquian Dream Dance 1925 April 1 - 30

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings from American Anthropologist, volume 27, number 2, page 340. Subjects include: Michelson, Truman./Dakota Indians./Algonquian Indians./Potawatomi Indians./Dream Dance.
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.4

Plan for a Handbook of the Central Algonquian and Southern Siouan Tribes

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

This folder includes a two page outline of the plan for the handbook, and four drafts of chapter one entitled The Origin of the Central Algonquian and Southern Siouan Peoples". Subjects include: Delaware Indians./Algonquian Indians./Menominee Indians./History/Culture
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.4.1

Historical Sketches of the Tribes

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains two drafts of chapter two of Alanson Skinner's proposed handbook on the Central Algonkian and Southern Siouan tribes. Subjects include: Indians of North America--History./Winnebago Indians/Menominee Indians/Algonquian Indians/Ojibwa Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Sauk Indians/Fox Indians/French/Michigan/Wisconsin
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.5

Origin of the Name of Chicago

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Algonquian Indians./Origin of names./Names, Geographical./Chicago (Ill.)
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.6

The Great Mystery of the Creek Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Religion/Creek Culture/Oklahoma
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.7

The Croatan Indians of North Carolina

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Colonization/Lumbee Indians/Roanoke Colony/North Carolina/Milwaukee (Wis.)
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.8

Cultural Areas of the Eastern Woodlands 1914 January 1 - December 31

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Algonquian Indians./Iroquois Indians./Water/Linguistics/Marriage/Manners and customs/Death/Religion/Hudson Bay/Ohio River Valley/New England/annotated (list)
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.9

Eastern Dakota Ethnology 1914 January 1 - December 31

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

General note

Reference copy available.

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Wahpeton Indians./Yankton Indians./Sisseton Indians./Dakota Indians./Dance/Agriculture/Indians of North America--Great Plains--Social life and customs/Death/Military art and science/Religion/Marriage/Manners and customs/Social structure
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.10

The Eskimo

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Aleuts./Algonquian Indians./Arctic peoples/Hunting/Linguistics/Marriage/Child rearing/New York.
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.11

Human Sacrifices in North America

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Iroquois Indians./Aztecs./Pawnee Indians./Natchez Indians./Religion./Human sacrifice./New York.
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.12

The Genesis of the Tomahawk

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Algonquian Indians/New York (N.Y.)/Military art and science
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.13

The War Club

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Indians of North America--Warfare/Zuni Indians./Apache Indians./Plains/Sioux/New York (N.Y.)
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.14

Human Trophies Among the Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Menominee Indians/Military art and science/Scalping/Algonquian Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Cree Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.15

An Indian and His Mother-In-Law

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Social structure
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.16

Indian Customs Concerning the Killing of Bears

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Customs/Cree Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.17

Indian Red Pipestone, or Catlinite

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Geology/Winnebago Indians/Menominee Indians/Catlin, George,--1796-1872/Ojibwa Indians/Minnesota
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.18

Indian Remains in Shorewood, Milwaukee County

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Milwaukee County/Archaeology/Mounds/Milwaukee (Wis.)/Potsherds/Mound culture./Potawatomi Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.19

Indians and Eagle Feathers

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sioux/Ojibwa Indians/Arapaho Indians/Dresses/Cheyenne Indians/Kiowa Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.20

The Indian Today

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York (N.Y.)/Seneca Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.21

Indian Tribes of the East 1925 June 1

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

This folder includes articles written by Alanson Skinner for the Frontier magazine entitled "The American Indian, tribes of New England". Subjects include: Geography/Delaware Indians/Shawnee Indians/New York/King Philip's War, 1675-1676/Narraganset Indians/Pequot Indians/Mohegan Indians/New England/Rhode Island/Wampanoag Indians/King Philip
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.22

Indians East of the Mississippi Today 1924 May 10

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Oneida Indians/Menominee Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Wisconsin/Winnebago Indians/Ojibwa Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.23

The American Indian, Tribes of the Middle Atlantic 1925 May 1

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Agriculture/Dresses/Housing/Clothing and dress/Manners and customs/Religion/Shawnee Indians/Delaware Indians/Iroquois Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.24

The American Indian, Tribes of the Middle West 1925 June 1

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Agriculture/Winnebago Indians/Dresses/Menominee Indians/Linguistics/Housing/Clothing and dress/Military art and science/Sauk Indians/Fox Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Kickapoo Indians/Miami Indians
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.25

Indian Tribes of the Northwest Coast

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Kwakiutl Indians/Nootka Indians/Fishing/Potlatch/Totem poles/Tlingit Indians/Indians of North America--Alaska/Haida Indians/Indians of North America--Northwest, Pacific/New York (N.Y.)/Social structure
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.27

The American Indian, Tribes of the Plains

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Sand River Massacre/Sioux Nation/Blackfeet Indians/Cheyenne Indians/Kiowa Indians/Pawnee Indians/Hunting/Sihasapa Indians/Arapaho Indians/Comanche Indians/Military art and science/Custer, George Armstrong,--1839-1876/Skinner, Alanson,--1886-1925/Religion
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.28

The American Indian, Tribes of the Southeast 1925 August 1

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Choctaw Indians/Seminole Indians/Cherokee Indians/Creek Indians/Agriculture/Seminole Indians/Social structure/Religion/Florida/Virginia/North Carolina
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.29

The Indian Village of Snakepins

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Museums/Archaeology
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.30

Book Reviews by Alanson Skinner

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Criticism, interpretation, etc./Books--Reviews.
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.31

The Pipes of the Iroquois 1925 June 1

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Pipes/Iroquois Indians
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.32

The Iroquois Indians of New York 1925 May 20

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Parker, Arthur Caswell./Iroquois Indians./Oneida Indians./Seneca Indians./Tuscarora Indians./Onondaga Indians.
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.33

The Shrunken Heads of the Jivaro Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Military art and science/Shrunken heads/Jivaran Indians/Peru/South America
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.34

The Death House of the Kaw

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Osage Indians./Death/Oklahoma./Arkansas.
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.35

The Mexican Kickapoos

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Kickapoo Indians/Potawatomi Indians
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.36

The Kiowa Taimay

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Magic./Ute Indians/Kiowa Indians
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.37

The Mascoutens or Prarie Potawatomi Indians, Part I: Social Life and Ceremonial Organization 1923

Physical Description: 448.0 pages

Scope and Contents note

Published in the Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee.. Subjects include: Potawatomi Indians./Games/Marriage/Military art and science/Calendars/Death/Religion/Milwaukee (Wis.)
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.37.1

The Mascoutens or Prarie Potawatomi Indians, Part II: Material Cultural, Folklore, and Miscellaneous Data 1923

Physical Description: 225.0 pages

Scope and Contents note

Draft of a report that was published in the Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee. Subjects include: Hunting/Dresses/Fishing/Travel./Clothing and dress/Art/Weapons/Mythology/Housing/Potawatomi Indians
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.38

Information Obtained Concerning the Medicine Lodge from Informants on the Menominee Indian Reservation 1915 August 14 - 18

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Menominee Indians/Religion
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.39

Rough Times on the Oconto, An Adventure of an Indian Lumberjack

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Satterlee, John Valentine./Potawatomi Indians./Menominee Indians./Biography/Military art and science/Wisconsin
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.40

Songs of the Menominee Indian Medicine Ceremony 1919

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains the original draft of the article and two reprints from American Anthropologist, volume 27, number 2 1925 April 1. Subjects include: Menominee Indians./Music/Religion
Box 3, Folder MS.201.5.41

Ethnology of the Ioway Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript. Subjects include: Iowa Indians./Hunting./Food./Clothing and dress./Fishing./Religion./Social structure./Political organizations./Games.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.42

Little Turtle, The Napoleon of the Miami 1752 January 1 - 1812 December 13

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Biography/Tecumseh,--Shawnee Chief,--1768-1813/Military art and science/Shawnee Indians/Wyandot Indians/Delaware Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Indiana/Michigan/Washington, George,--1732-1799
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.43

Captain Jack, The Modoc

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Indians of North America--California/Oregon/Biography/Jack,--Captain, Modoc Chief,--d. 1873/Military art and science/Modoc Indians/Klamath Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.44

The Last of the Mohicans

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Mohegan Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.45

The Most Ancient Houses in New York

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Dwellings--New York.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.46

Oriente People

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Jivaran Indians./Agriculture./Shrunken heads./Military art and science./Housing./Weapons./Peru./Bolivia./Ecuador./Colombia.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.47

Osceola, the Seminole

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Seminole Indians./Creek Indians./Biography/Military art and science/Florida
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.48

The Warrior Police of the Plains Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Hunting
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.49

Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indians, Part II: War Customs

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Incluces copy of the Bulletin of Public Museum of Milwaukee May 11, 1925 issue. Subjects include: Sauk Indians/Military art and science
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.50

Further Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Hunting/Agriculture/Fishing/Music/Transportation/Military art and science/Art/Games/Sauk Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.51

Writings on "Scalpings" circa 1924

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes newsclippings from Adventure magazine, August 10, 1924 issue and typed manuscript, undated. Subjects include: Seminole Indians./Iroquois Indians./Wyandot Indians./Cherokee Indians./Choctaw Indians./Iowa Indians./Muskhogean Indians./Creek Culture
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.52

An Old Seneca War Club

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: New York./Military art and science/Seneca Indians
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.53

Source Books for American Indian History, a bibliography

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Ethnology/History/Books./Bibliography/Culture
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.54

Reprinted articles on Seneca and tobacco pipe

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Two reprints from Indian Notes, volume 2, number 2, 1925. Indian Notes is a publication of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.55

The Throwing Stick or Atlatl

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Harrington, M. R.--(Mark Raymond),--1882-1971/Mexico/Arizona./New Mexico/Utah
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.56

The Passing of a Great Staten Island Indian Village Site

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Includes field notes. Subjects include: Archaeology/Site maps/New York./Staten Island (N.Y.)
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.57

Traditions of the Wahpeton Dakota Indians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

General note

Reference copy available.

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Wahpeton Indians--Folklore./Wahpeton Indians--Social life and customs.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.58

Unami Initiation Ceremonies Adopted by Jiskogo and Sekosh

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Unami./Rites and ceremonies
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.59

A Warrior's Insignia

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Oto Indians./Iowa Indians./Fox Indians./Sauk Indians./Pawnee Indians./Osage Indians./Menominee Indians./Clothing and dress/Dresses/Social structure
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.60

Economic Life Among the Indians of Wisconsin

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Hunting/Agriculture/Fishing/Tools
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.61

The Historic Indians of Wisconsin

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Menominee Indians/Religion/Mythology/Death/Political science/Folklore/Sauk Indians/Fox Indians/Potawatomi Indians/Wisconsin
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.62

A Wisconsin Colony of Kentuckians

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Menominee Indians/Hunting/Prohibition
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.63

Some Wyandot Corn Foods

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Wyandot Indians/Food/Oklahoma
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.64

The Last of the Wyandots

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Iroquois Indians./Wyandot Indians./History/Oklahoma
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.65

Miscellaneious Notes and Drafts (non-fiction)

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Art./Rites and ceremonies/Pottery/Music/Sioux/Games/Woodwork/Military art and science/Pottery/Bibliography/Ohio River Valley
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.66

John Valentine Satterlee, Honorary Member of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Satterlee, John V./Menominee Indians./Memorial addresses.
Box 4, Folder MS.201.5.67

Two Unusual Effigy Jars from Costa Rica

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Subjects include: Art./Archaeology./Costa Rica.
Box 2, Folder MS.201.5.26

Indian Tribes of Oregon and California

Physical Description: 1.0 folder (14 pages)

Scope and Contenst note

Subjects include: Modoc Indians/Klamath Indians/Maidu Indians/Yurok Indians/Karok Indians/Shasta Indians/Hupa Indians/Tule Lake (Siskiyou County and Modoc County, Calif.)/Water/Indians of North America--California/Nez Percé Indians/Joseph,--Nez Percé Chief,--1840-1904/Military art and science/New York (N.Y.)/Ishi,--d. 1916