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of American Ethnology Book Collection on DVD The Bureau of American Ethnology (or BAE, originally, Bureau of Ethnology) was established in 1879 by an act of Congress for the purpose of transferring archives, records and materials relating to the Indians of North America from the Interior Department to the Smithsonian Institution. Each of the 48 annual reports is a treasure trove of details about Native Americans, their lives, beliefs, customs,history, culture. language and so much more. Each report contains several hundreds to over 1000 pages of material, photographs, drawings, language dictionaries and much more. Below you will find all 48 annual reports and their table of contents - all in searchable PDF format on this DVD. First annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, by J. W. Powell, Director. XXXV+603 pp., 346 figs. (incl. 54 pls.), map. 1881. Report of the Director. Pp. XI-XXXIII. On the evolution of language, as exhibited in the specialization of the grammatic processes, the differentiation of the parts of speech, and the integration of the sentence; from a study of Indian languages, by J. W. Powell. Pp., 1-16. Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians, by J. W. Powell. Pp. 17-56. Wyandot government: A short study of tribal society, by J. W. Powell. Pp. 57-69. On limitations to the use of some anthropologic data, by J. W. Powell. Pp. 71-86. Available in separate form. A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians, by Dr. H. C. Yarrow, act. asst. surg., U.S. A rmy . Pp. 87-203, figs. 1-47. Studies in Central American picture-writing, by Edward S. Holden, professor of mathematics, U.S. Naval Observatory. Pp. 205-245, figs. 48-60. Cessions of land by Indian tribes to the United States: Illustrated by those in the State of Indiana, by C. C. Royce. Pp. 247-262, map. Sign language among North American Indians compared with that among other peoples and deaf-mutes, by Garrick Mallery. Pp. 263-552, figs. 61-346. Catalogue of linguistic manuscripts in the library of the Bureau of Ethnology, by James C. Pilling. Pp. 553-577. Illustration of the method of recording Indian languages. From the manuscripts of Messrs. J. O. Dorsey, A. S. Gatschet, and S. R. Riggs. Pp. 579-589. Index. Pp. 591-603. Second annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, by J. W. Powell, Director. XXXVII+477 pp., 77 pls., figs. 1-35, 347-714 (382 of these forming 98 pls.), 2 maps. 1883 1884 . Report of the Director. Pp. XV-XXXVII. Zu i fetiches, by Frank Hamilton Cushing. Pp. 3-45, pls. I-XI, figs. 1-3. Myths of the Iroquois, by Erminnie A. Smith. Pp. 47-116, pls. XII-XV. Animal carvings from mounds of the Mississippi valley, by Henry W. Henshaw. Pp.117-166, figs. 4-35. Navajo silversmiths, by Dr. Washington Matthews, U.S. A rmy . Pp. 167-178, pls. XVI-XX. Art in shell of the ancient Americans, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 179-305, pls. XXI-LXXVII. Illustrated catalogue of the collections obtained from the Indians of Mexico and Arizona in 1879, by James Stevenson. Pp. 307-422, figs. 347-697, map. Illustrated catalogue of the collections obtained from the Indians of Mexico in 1880, by James Stevenson. Pp. 423-465, figs. 698-714, map. Index. Pp. 467-477 Third annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82, by J. W. Powell, Director. LXXIV+606 pp., 44 pls., 200 (+2 unnumbered ) figs. 1884 1885 . Report of the Director. Pp. XIII-LXXIV. On activital similarities. Pp. LXV-LXXIV. Notes on certain Maya and Mexican manuscripts, by Prof. Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 3-65, pls. I-IV, figs 1-10. On masks, labrets, and certain aboriginal customs, with an inquiry into the bearing of their geographical distribution, by William Healey Dall, assistant, U.S. Coast Survey; honorary curator, U.S. National Museum. Pp. 67-202, pls. V-XXIX. Omaha sociology, by Rev. J. Owen Dorsey. Pp. 205-370, pls. XXX-XXXIII, figs 12-42. Navajo weavers, by Dr. Washington Matthews, U.S. A rmy . Pp. 371-391, pls. XXXIV-XXXVIII, figs. 42-59. Prehistoric textile fabrics of the United States, derived from impressions on pottery, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 393-425 pl. XXXIX, figs. 60-115. Illustrated catalogue of a portion of the collections made by the Bureau of Ethnology during the field season of 1881, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 427-510, figs. 116-200. Illustrated catalogue of the collections obtained from the pueblos of Zu i, Mexico, and Wolpi, Arizona, in 1881, by James Stevenson. Pp. 511-594, pls. XL-XLIV. Index. Pp. 595-606. Fourth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1882-83, by J. W. Powell, Director. LXII +532 pp., 83 pls., 565 figs. 1886 1887 . Report of the Director. Pp. XXVII-LXIII. Pictographs of the North American Indians. A preliminary paper, by Garrick Mallery. Pp. 3-256, pls. I-LXXXIII, figs, 1-111, 111a-209. Pottery of the ancient Pueblos, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 257-360, figs. 210-360. Ancient pottery of the Mississippi Valley, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 361-436, figs. 361-463. Origin and development of form and ornament in ceramic art, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 437-465, figs. 464-489. A study of Pueblo pottery as illustrative of Zu i culture-growth, by Frank Hamilton Cushing. Pp. 467-521, figs. 490-564. Index. Pp.523A-532. Fifth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1883-84, by J. W. Powell, Director. LIII+564 pp., 23 pls. (incl. 2 maps), 77 figs. 1887 1888 . Report of the Director. Pp. XVII-LIII. Burial mounds of the northern sections of the United States, by Prof. Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 3-119, pls. I-VI, figs. 1-49. The Cherokee Nation of Indians: A narrative of their official relations with the Colonial and Federal governments, by Charles C. Royce. Pp. 121-378, pls. VII-IX(maps). The mountain chant: A Navajo ceremony, by Dr. Washington Matthews, U.S. A rmy . Pp. 379-467, pls. X-XVIII, figs. 50-59. The Seminole Indians of Florida, by Clay MacCauley. Pp. 469-531, pl. XIX, figs. 60-77. The religious life of the Zu i child, by Mrs. Tilly E. Stevenson. Pp. 533-555, pls. XX-XXIII. Index. Pp. 557-564. Sixth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884-85, by J. W. Powell, Director. LVIII+675 pp. (incl. 6 pp. of music), 10 pls. (incl. 3 maps), 546 figs., 44 small unnumbered cuts. 1888 1889 . . Report of the Director. Pp. XXIII-LVIII. Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 3-187, pl. I (map), figs. 1-285. A study of the textile art in its relation to the development of form and ornament, by William H. Holmes. Pp. 189-252, figs. 286-358. Aids to the study of the Maya codices, by Prof. Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 253-371, figs. 359-388. Osage traditions, by Rev. J. Owen Dorsey. Pp. 373-397, fig. 389. The Central Eskimo, by Dr. Franz Boas. Pp. 399-669, pls II-X (incl. 2 maps), figs. 390-546. Index. Pp. 671-675. Seventh annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-86, by J. W. Powell, Director. XLIII+409 pp., 27 pls. (incl. map), 39 figs. 1891 1892 . Report of the Director. Pp. XV-XLI. Indian linguistic families of America north of Mexico, by J. W. Powell. Pp. 1-142, pl. I (map). The "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwa, by W. J. Hoffman. Pp. 143-300, pls. II-XXIII, figs. 1-39. The sacred formulas of the Cherokees, by James Mooney. Pp. 301-397, pls. XXIV-XXVII. Index. Pp. 399-409. Eighth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1886-87, by J. W. Powell, Director. XXXVI+298 pp., 123 pls., 118 figs. 1891 1893 . Report of the Director. Pp. XIII-XXXVI. A study of Pueblo architecture: Tusayan and Cibola, by Victor Mindeleff. Pp. 3-228, pls. I-CXI , figs. 1-114. Ceremonial of Hasjelti Dailjis and mythical sand painting of the Navajo Indians, by James Stevenson. Pp. 229-285, pls. CXII-CXXIII, figs. 115-118. Index. Pp. 287-298. Ninth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88, by J. W. Powell, Director. XLVI+617 pp., 8 pls., 448 figs. 1892 1893 . Report of the Director. Pp. XIX-XLVI. Ethnological results of the Point Barrow Expedition, by John Murdoch, naturalist and observer, International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, 1881-1883. Pp. 3-441, pls. I-II (maps), figs. 1-428. The medicine-men of the Apache, by John G. Bourke, Captain, Third Cavalry, U.S. Army. Pp. 443-603, pls. III-VIII, figs. 429-448. Index. Pp. 605-617. Tenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1888-89, by J. W. Powell, Director. XXX+822 pp., 54 pls., 1291 figs., 116 small unnumbered cuts. 1893 1894 . Report of the Director. Pp. III-XXX. Picture-writing of the American Indians, by Garrick Mallery. Pp. 3-807, pls. I-LIV, figs. 1-145, 145a-1290. Index. Pp. 809-822. Eleventh annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1889-90, by J. W. Powell, Director. XLVII+553 pp., 50 pls., 200 figs. 1894. Report of the Director. Pp. XXI-XLVII. The Sia, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson. Pp. 3-157, pls. I-XXXV, figs. 1-20. Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory, by Lucien M. Turner. Edited by John Murdoch. Pp. 159-350, pls. XXXVI-XLIII, figs. 21-155. A study of Siouan cults, by James Owen Dorsey. Pp. 351-544, pls. XLIV-L, figs. 156-200. Index. Pp. 545-553. Twelfth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1890-91, by J. W. Powell, Director. XLVIII+742 pp., 42 pls., 344 figs. 1894. Report of the Director. Pp. XIX-XLVIII. Report on the mound explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology, by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 3-730. Index. Pp. 731-742. Thirteenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1891-92, by J. W. Powell, Director. LIX+462 pp., 60 pls., 330 figs. 1896. Report of the Director. Pp. XIX-LIX. Prehistoric textile art of Eastern United States, by William Henry Holmes. Pp. 3-46, pls. I-IX, figs 1-28. Stone art, by Gerard Fowke. Pp. 47-178, figs. 29-278. Aboriginal remains in Verde Valley, Arizona, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 179-261, pls. X-L, figs. 279-305. Omaha dwellings, furniture, and implements, by James Owen Dorsey. Pp. 263-288, figs. 306-327. Casa Grande ruin, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 289-319, pls. LI-LX, figs. 328-330. Outlines of Zu i creation myths, by Frank Hamilton Cushing. Pp. 321-447 Index. Pp. 449-462. Fourteenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1892-93, by J. W. Powell, Director. Two parts. LXI+1136 pp., 122 pls., 104 figs. 1896 1897 . Part 1: Report of the Director. Pp. XXV-LXI. The Menomini Indians, by Walter James Hoffman, M. D. Pp. 3-328, pls. I-XXXVII, figs. 1-55. The Coronado Expedition, 1540-1542, by George Parker Winship. Pp. 329-613, pls. XXXVIII-LXXXIV. Index. Pp. 615-637. Part 2: The Ghost-dance religion and the Sioux outbreak of 1890, by James Mooney. Pp. 641-1110, pls. LXXXV-CXXII, figs. 56-104. Index. Pp. 1111-1136. Fifteenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1893-94, by J. W. Powell, Director. CXXI+366 pp., frontispiece, 125 pls., 49 figs. 1897. Report of the Director. Pp. XV-CXXI. On regimentation. Pp. CIV-CXXI. Stone implements of the Potomac-Chesapeake tidewater province, by William Henry Holmes. Pp. 3-152, pls. I-CIII and frontispiece, figs. 1-29a. The Siouan Indians: A preliminary sketch, by W J McGee. Pp. 153-204. Siouan sociology: A posthumus paper, by James Owen Dorsey. Pp. 205-244, figs. 30-38. Tusayan katcinas, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 245-313, pls. CIV-CXI, figs. 39-48. The repair of Casa Grande ruin, Arizona, in 1891, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 315-349, pls. CXII-CXXV. Index. Pp. 351-366. Sixteenth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1894-95, by J. W. Powell, Director. CXIX+326 pp., 81 pls., 83 figs. 1897. Report of the Director. Pp. XIII-CXIX. List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Pp. CI-CXIX. Primitive trephining in Peru, by Manuel Antonio Mu iz, M. D., and W J McGee. Pp. 3-72, pls. I-XL. The cliff ruins of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 73-198, pls. XLI-LXIII, figs. 1-83. Day symbols of the Maya year, by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 199-265, pls. LXIV-LXIX. Tusayan snake ceremonies, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 267-312, pls. LXX-LXXXI. Index. Pp. 313-326. Seventeenth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-96, by J. W. Powell, Director. Two parts, XCIII+1-128, 129*-344*, 129-468; 469-752 pp., 182 pls., 357 figs. 1898 part 1, 1900; part 2, 1901 . Part 1: Re

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