Finding Aid to the Margaret W. Magill Artwork and Papers MS.516

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson; Cheryl Miller
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 September 27


Title: Margaret W. Magill Artwork and Papers
Identifier/Call Number: MS.516
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1883-1884
Abstract: Margaret Magill was the sister-in-law of Frank Hamilton Cushing, an early ethnographer of Zuni Pueblo. Collection consists primarily of 15 watercolor paintings of Saludo and Cibola pottery and 15 paintings of Zuni. These papers include correspondence. These sketches of Zuni Katchinas were done during the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition.
creator: Magill, Margaret W.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 September 27, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Biographical Note

Margaret Magill was the sister-in-law of Frank Hamilton Cushing, an early ethnographer of Zuni Pueblo.

Related Archival Materials note

Frank Hamilton Cushing Papers, 1879- 1900, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.6; Hemenway Archaeological Expedition (HAE) series; 68 wash illustrations of pottery, implements, etc. from Heshota Uthla, New Mexico winter 1888, Manuscript 3427, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of 15 watercolor paintings of Saludo and Cibola pottery and 15 paintings of Zuni. These papers include correspondence. These sketches of Zuni Katchinas were done during the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition.

Preferred citation

Margaret W. Magill Artwork and Papers, 1883-1884, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.516; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org. An item-level list is available from Library Staff.

Acquisition

Purchased from Mrs. Gene Hodge, 1961.
Margaret W. Magill Artwork and Papers, 1883-1884

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Cibola County (N.M.)
Cibola pottery
Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition (1886-1894)
Kachina dolls -- Pictorial works
Kachinas -- Pictorial works
Paintings
Saludo pottery
Watercolors
Zuni Indians
Zuni Indians -- Portraits
Zuni pottery