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Edward Curtis Manuscript: "The North American Indian"
GC 1143  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward Curtis Manuscript: "The North American Indian"
    Dates: 1907-1930
    Collection Number: GC 1143
    Creator/Collector: Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    Extent: 9 linear feet (Boxes: 21 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Curtis' original typewritten manuscript and research notes for his 20 volume "The North American Indian," published roughly one volume annually between 1907 and 1930 in a numbered edition of 500.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Edward Curtis Manuscript: "The North American Indian". Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Curtis' original typewritten manuscript and research notes for his 20 volume "The North American Indian," published roughly one volume annually between 1907 and 1930 in a numbered edition of 500. Manuscripts were most likely to be printer's proofs. Included are vocabularies of various tribal languages. Box 21 contains transcripts of oral histories from members of various tribes.