Inventory of the E. R. Hand collection

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: E. R. Hand collection
Date (inclusive): undated
Collection Number: 73014
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Memorabilia (4 linear feet)
Abstract: Sixteen artifacts from the Philippines, including knives, spears, and a gong.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Hand, E. R., collector.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], E. R. Hand collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.


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Scope and Content of Collection

Sixteen artifacts from the Philippines, including knives, spears, and a gong.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Memorabilia Cabinet 2,94

6 large knives (with wooden carved handles) on a stand.

Memorabilia Cabinet

Large tortoise shell.

Memorabilia Cabinet

Gong on a wooden stand with clapper.

Memorabilia Cabinet 1,15-16

2 wooden dart shooters with 4 darts.

Memorabilia Cabinet 1,13-14

2 spears.

Memorabilia Cabinet

2 knives with wooden casings and handles.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,98

Large amber stone.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,98

Small cup with lid attached by string.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,98

Toy guitar without strings.

Memorabilia Cabinet 1,28

Sword, wooden casing, gold and silver hilt.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,108

Sword, carved wooden hilt.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,109

Sword, two convex edges.

Memorabilia Cabinet, 2,109a

Sword, two convex edges.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,111

Sword, two rippled edges.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,112

Scimitar, brown wooden handle.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,115

Scimitar, black wooden handle.

Memorabilia Cabinet 2,118

Sword, broken wooden sheath.