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Manuscript Collection: John Wesley Powell

Institution: Thomas Gilcrease Library and Archive
Language of Material: English
Description: 1 item
Period covered: April 24, 1881
Collection summary derived from "Guidebook to Manuscripts", 1969: Painted letter (hand addressed and signed) from J.W. Powell to W. Eakes in New York Includes an abstract of transactions of the Anthropological Society of Washington, D.C., 1880-1881.

Background: Staff, interns, and volunteers of the Thomas Gilcrease Library and Archive have contributed to the organization and maintenance of the files since the collection passed to the City of Tulsa in the 1950s. The Gilcrease Foundation acquired these materials before 1964 and is housed in the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). The library currently receives most materials through community donation, board members, artists and the acquisition of manuscript collections.

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Availability: This collection is open for use by appointment only at the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). Contact the Library at 918-631-6441 or in advance to inquire if materials exist pertaining to your research interests.

Arrangement Title Description Date
John Wesley Powell, Folder 1 Painted letter from J. W. Powell to W. Eames

J. W. Powell, Director of the Bureau of Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institute, hand addressed and signed this painted letter. Also included is an abstract of transactions by the Anthropological Society of Washington, D. C., 1880 – 1881.
Folder 1

April 24, 1881