General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections

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Creator
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Creator
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Extent
1 Linear foot
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date
undated
Summary
The General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections contains documents and ephemera concerning people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Scope and Contents
The General Manuscripts and ephemera collections is comprised of individual small collections of manuscripts, papers and ephemera that were acquired by the Archive Center from various sources. These small collections are presented together under a single collection for easy access and depict the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Arrangement
This collection is organized in folders by accession numbers.
Biographical / Historical
The manuscripts, papers and ephemera in this collection were created by many different people and organizations and concern a variety of topics. For specific biographical and historical notes please see individual collections listed in this guide.
Provenance
The National Museum of the American Indian and its predecessor, Museum of the American Indian, acquired the manuscripts and ephemera in this collection from 1916 to the present.
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Identifier
NMAI.AC.998
Processing Information
Processed by NMAI Archives staff.
Restrictions
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Archival Repository
National Museum of the American Indian