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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.
    Zuñi 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 New 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 New 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 Zuñi, New 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 Zuñi 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 Zuñi 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 Zuñi 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 Muñiz, 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:
      Report of the Director. Pp. XXV-XCIII.
        List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Pp. LXXV-XCIII.

      The Seri Indians, by W J McGee. Pp. 1-128, 129*-344*, pls. I-LVI, figs. 1-42.

      Comparative lexicology, by J. N. B. Hewitt. Pp. 299*-344*.

      Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians, by James Mooney. Pp. 129-445,

        pls. LVII-LXXXI, figs. 43-229.

        Index. Pp. 447-468.

      Part 2:
        Navaho houses, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 469-517, pls. LXXXII-XC, figs. 230-244.

        Archeological expedition to Arizona in 1895, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 519-744, pls. XCIa, XCIb-CLXXV, figs. 245-357.

        Index. Pp. 745-752.


Eighteenth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1896-97, by J. W. Powell, Director. Two parts, LVII+1-518; 519-997 pp., 174 pls., 165 figs. 1899 [part 1, 1901, part 2, 1902].
    Part 1:
      Report of the Director. Pp. XXIII-LVII.

      The Eskimo about Bering Strait, by Edward William Nelson. Pp. 3-518, pls. I-CVII, figs. 1-165.

    Part 2:
      Indian land cessions in the United States, compiled by Charles C. Royce, with an introduction by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 521-964, pls. CVIII-CLXXIV.

      Index to parts 1 and 2. Pp. 965-997.


Nineteeth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1897-98, by J. W. Powell, Director. Two parts, XCII+1-568, 569*-576*; 569-1160 pp., frontispiece, 79 pls., 49 figs. 1900 [1902].
    Part 1:
      Report of the Director. Pp. IX-XCII, frontispiece.

      Esthetology, or the science of activities designed to give pleasure. Pp. LV-XCII.

      Myths of the Cherokee, by James Mooney. Pp. 3-548, pls. I-XX, figs. 1-2.

      Index. Pp. 549-568, 549*-576*.

    Part 2:
      Tusayan migration traditions, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 573-633.

      Localization of Tusayan clans, by Cosmos Mindeleff. Pp. 635-653, pls. XXI-XXVIII, fig. 3.

      Mounds in northern Honduras, by Thomas Gann. Pp. 655-692, pls. XXIX-XXXIX, figs. 4-7.

      Mayan calendar systems, by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 693-819, pls. XL-XLIIIa, XLIIIb, XLIV, figs. 8-17a, 17b-22.

      Primitive numbers, by W J McGee. Pp. 821-851.

      Numeral systems of Mexico and Central America, by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 853-955, figs. 23-41.

      Tusayan Flute and Snake ceremonies, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 957-1011, pls. XLV-LXV, figs. 42-46.

      The wild-rice gatherers of the upper lakes: A study in American primitive economics, by Albert Ernest Jenks. Pp. 1013-1137, pls. LXVI-LXXIX, figs. 47-48.

      Index. Pp. 1139-1160.


Twentieth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1898-99, by J. W. Powell, Director. CCXXIV+237 pp., 180 pls., 79 figs. 1903.

    Report of the Director. Pp. VII-CCXXIV.

      Technology, or the science of industries. Pp. XXIX-LVII. Available in separate form.

      Sociology, or the science of institutions. Pp. LIX-CXXXVIII. Available in separate form.

      Philology, or the science of activities designed for expression. Pp. CXXXIX-CXLX. Available in separate form.

      Sophiology, or the science of activities designed to give instruction. Pp. CLXXI-CXCVII. Available in separate form.

      List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Pp. CXCIX-CCXXIV.

    Aboriginal pottery of the eastern United States, by W. H. Holmes. Pp. 1-201, pls. I-CLXXVII, figs. 1-79.
    Index. Pp. 203-237.

Twenty-first annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1899-1900, by J. W. Powell, Director. XL+360 pp., 69 pls. 1903.

    Report of the Director. Pp. VII-XL, pl. I (map).
    Hopi katcinas, drawn by native artists, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 3-126, pls. II-LXIII.
    Iroquoian cosmology, by J. N. B. Hewitt. First part. Pp. 127-339, pls. LXIV-LXIX.
    Index. Pp. 341-360.

Twenty-second annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1900-1901, J. W. Powell, Director. Two parts, XLIV+1-320; 1-372 pp., 91 pls., 181 figs. 1904.

    Part 1:
      Report of the Director. Pp. VII-XLIV.

      Two summers' work in pueblo ruins, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 3-195, pls. I-LXX, figs. 1-122.

      Mayan calendar systems-II, by Cyrus Thomas. Pp. 197-305, pls. LXXI-LXXXII, figs. 123-170.

      Index. Pp. 307-320.

    Part 2:
      The Hako: A Pawnee ceremony, by Alice C. Fletcher (assisted by James R. Murie; music transcribed by Edwin S. Tracy). Pp. 5-368, pls. LXXXIII-XCI, figs. 171-181.

      Index. Pp. 369-372.


Twenty-third annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1901-2, J. W. Powell, Director. XLV+634 pp., 139 pls., 34 figs. 1904 [1905].

    Report of the Director. Pp. VII-XLV.
    The Zuni Indians: Their mythology, esoteric fraternities, and ceremonies, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson. Pp. 3-608.
    Index. Pp. 609-634.

Twenty-fourth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-3, H. W. Holmes, Chief. XL+846 pp., 21 pls., 1112 figs. 1907.

    Report of the Chief. Pp. VII-XL.
    Games of the North American Indians, by Stewart Culin. Pp. 3-809.
    Index. Pp. 811-846.

Twenty-fifth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution , 1903-4. XXIX+296 pp., 129 pls., 70 figs. 1907.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes]. Pp. IV-XXIX.
    The aborigines of Porto Rico and neighboring islands, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 3-220, pls. I-CXIII, figs. 1-43.
    Certain antiquities of eastern Mexico, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 221-284, pls. XCIV-CXXIX, figs. 44-70.
    Index. Pp. 285-296.

Twenty-sixth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1904-5. XXXI+512 pp., 58 pls., 117 figs. 1908.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes]. Pp. VII-XXXI.
    The Pima Indians, by Frank Russell. Pp. 3-389, pls. I-XLVII, figs. 1-102.
    Social condition, beliefs, and linguistic relationship of the Tlingit Indians, by John R. Swanton. Pp. 391-485, pls. XLVIII-LVIII, figs. 103-117.
    Index. Pp. 487-512.

Twenty-seventh annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1905-6. 672 pp., 65 pls., 132 figs. 1911.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes]. Pp. 5-14.
    Te Omaha tribe, by Alice C. Fletcher and Francis La Flesche. Pp. 17-654.
    Index. Pp. 655-672.

Twenty-eighth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1906-7. 308+XXXV pp., 103 pls., 68 figs. 1912.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes}. Pp. 7-22.
    Casa Grande, Arizona, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 25-179, pls. 1-78, figs. 1-54.
    Antiquities of the upper Verde River and Walnut Creek valleys, Arizona, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 181-220, pls. 79-102, figs. 55-68.
    Preliminary report on the linguistic classification of Algonquian tribes, by Truman Michelson. Pp. 221-290b, pl. 103 (map).
    Index. Pp. 291-308.
    List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Pp. I-XXXV

Twenty-ninth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-8. 636 pp., 21 pls., 31 maps, 1 diagram. 1916.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes]. Pp. 7-25.
    The ethnogeography of the Tewa Indians, by John Peabody Harrington. Pp. 29-618, pls. 1-21, maps 1-29A-30, diagram 1.
    Index. Pp. 619-636.

Thirtieth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1908-9. 453 pp., 7 pls., 6 figs. 1915.

    Report of the Chief [W. H. Holmes]. Pp. 7-28.
    Ethnobotany of the Zuñi Indians, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson. Pp. 31-102, pls. 1-3.
    An inquiry into the animism, and folk-lore of the Guiana Indians, by Walter E. Roth. Pp. 103-386, pls. 4-7, figs. 1-6.
    List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Pp. 387-425.
    Index. Pp. 427-453.

Thirty-first annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1909-10. 1037 pp., 3 pls., 24 figs. 1916.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 5-26.
    Tsimshian mythology, by Franz Boas. Pp. 29-1037.

Thirty-second annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1910-11. 819 pp. 1918.
    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 7-34.
    Seneca fiction, legends, and myths. Collected by Jeremiah Curtin and J. N. B. Hewitt; edited by J. N. B. Hewitt. Pp. 37-813.
    Index. Pp. 815-819.

Thirty-third annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1911-12. 677 pp., 95 pls., 112 figs. 1919.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 7-38.
    Note on the accompanying papers. Pp. 39-40.
    Uses of plants by the Indians of the Missouri River region, by Melvin Randolph Gilmore. Pp. 43-154, pls. 1-30a.
    Preliminary account of the antiquities of the region between the Mancos and La Plata Rivers in southwestern Colorado, by Earl H. Morris. Pp. 155-206, pls. 31-75, figs. 1-11.
    Designs on prehistoric Hopi pottery, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Pp. 207-284, pls. 76-90, figs. 12-112.
    The Hawaiian romance of Laieikawai, by Martha Warren Beckwith. Pp. 285-666, pls. 91-95.
    Index. Pp. 667-677.

Thirty-fourth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1912-13. 281 pp., 120 pls., 69 figs. 1922.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 5-32.
    A prehistoric island culture area of America, by J. Walter Fewkes. Pp. 35-271, pls. 1-120, figs. 1-69.
    Index. Pp. 273-281.

Thirty-fifth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1913-14. Two parts, XI+794; VIII+795-1481 pp. 1921.

    Part 1:
      Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 7-37.

      Note on the accompanying paper. Pp. 39-40.

      Ethnology of the Kwakiutl, by Franz Boas (based on data collected by George Hunt). Pp. 43-794.

      Index. Pp. I-XI.

    Part 2:
      Ethnology of the Kwakiutl [continued], by Franz Boas (based on data collected by George Hunt). Pp. VIII+795-1473.

      Index. Pp. 1475-1481.


Thirty-sixth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1914-15. 604 pp., 23 pls., 15 figs. 1921.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 7-34.
    The Osage tribe: Rite of the chiefs; sayings of the ancient men, by Francis La Flesche. Pp. 37-597, pls. 1-23, figs. 1-15.
    Index. Pp. 599-604.

Thirty-seventh annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1915-16. VII+560 pp., 58 pls., 38 figs. 1923.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-chard [F.W. Hodge]. Pp. 1-31.
    The Winnebago tribe, by Paul Radin. Pp. 35-550, pls. 1-58, figs. 1-38.
    Index. Pp. 551-560.

Thirty-eighth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1916-17. VII+745 pp., 183 pls., 341 figs. 1924.

    Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge [F. W. Hodge]. Pp. 1-21.
    An introductory study of the arts, crafts, and customs of the Guiana Indians, by Walter Edmund Roth. Pp. 25-720, pls. 1-183, figs. 1-341.
    Index and glossary. Pp. 721-745.

Thirty-ninth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1917-18. 636 pp., 17 pls., 4 figs. 1925.

    Report of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes]. Pp. 7-28.
    The Osage tribe: The rite of vigil, by Francis La Flesche. Pp. 31-630, pls. 1-17, figs. 1-4.
    Index. Pp. 631-636.

Fortieth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1918-19. VII+664 pp., 2 pls., 2 figs. 1925.

    Report of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes]. Pp. 1-20.
    The mythical origin of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians, by Truman Michelson. Pp. 23-289, pl. 1, fig. 1.
    The autobiography of a Fox Indian woman, by Truman Michelson. Pp. 291-349.
    Notes on Fox mortuary customs and beliefs, by Truman Michelson. Pp. 351-496.
    Notes on the Fox society known as "Those who worship the Little Spotted Buffalo," by Truman Michelson. Pp. 497-539, pl. 2, fig. 2.
    The traditional origin of the Fox society known as "The singing around rite," by Truman Michelson. Pp. 541-658.
    Index. Pp. 659-664.

Forty-first annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1919-24. IX+626 pp., 137 pls., 201 figs., frontispiece, map in pocket. 1928.

    Reports of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes] for 1919-20, 1920-21, 1921-22, 1922-23, 1923-24. Pp. 1-116.
    Coiled basketry in British Columbia and surrounding region, by H. K. Haeberlin, James A. Teit, and Helen H. Roberts, under the direction of Franz Boas. Pp. 119-484, frontispiece, map, pls. 1-94, figs. 1-122a.
    Two prehistoric villages in Middle Tennessee, by William Edward Myer. Pp. 485-614, pls. 95-137, figs. 123-200.
    Index. Pp. 615-626.

Forty-second annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1924-25. VII+900 pp., 17 pls., 108 figs. 1928.

    Report of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes]. Pp. 1-19.
    Social organization and social usages of the Indians of the Creek Confederacy, by John R. Swanton. Pp. 23-472, pls. 1-7, figs. 1-107.
    Religious beliefs and medical practices of the Creek Indians, by John R. Swanton. Pp. 473-672, pls. 8-13, fig. 108.
    Aboriginal culture of the Southeast, by John R. Swanton. Pp. 673-726.
    Indian trails of the Southeast, by William E. Myer. Pp. 727-857, pls. 14-17.
    Index. Pp. 859-900.

Forty-third annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1925-26. VII+828 pp., 44 pls., 9 figs. 1928.

    Report of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes]. Pp. 1-19.
    The Osage tribe: Two versions of the child-naming rite, by Francis La Flesche. Pp. 23-164, pls. 1-12, figs. 1-8.
    Wawenock myth tests from Maine, by Frank G. Speck. Pp. 165-197, pl. 13.
    Native tribes and dialects of Connecticut: A Mohegan-Pequot diary, by Frank G. Speck. Pp. 199-287, pls. 14-42.
    Picurís children's stories, with texts and songs, by J. P. Harrington and Helen H. Roberts. Pp. 289-447, pls. 43-44, fig. 9.
    Iroquoian cosmology. Second part, with introduction and notes, by J. N. B. Hewitt. Pp. 449-819.
    Index. Pp. 821-828.

Forty-fourth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1926-27. VII+555 pp., 98 pls., 16 figs. 1928.

    Report of the Chief [J. W. Fewkes]. Pp. 1-19.
    Exploration of the Burton Mound at Santa Barbara, California, by John P. Harrington. Pp. 23-168, pls. 1-27, figs. 1-2.
    Social and religious beliefs and usages of the Chickasaw Indians, by John R. Swanton. Pp. 169-273, fig. 3.
    Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians, by Frances Densmore. Pp. 275-397, pls. 28-63.
    Archeological investigations-II, by Gerard Fowke. Pp. 399-540, pls. 64-98, figs. 4-16.
    Index. Pp. 541-555.

Forty-fifth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1927-28. VII+857 pp., 29 pls., 49 figs. 1930.

    Report of the Chief Clerk [H. W. Dorsey]. Pp. 1-19.
    The Salishan tribes of the western plateaus, by James A. Teit, edited by Franz Boas. Pp. 23-396, pls. 1-4, figs. 1-39.
    Tattooing and face and body painting of the Thompson Indians, British Columbia, by James A. Teit, edited by Franz Boas. Pp. 397-439, pls. 5-13, figs. 40-47.
    Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, based on field notes by James A. Teit, edited by Elsie Viault Steedman. Pp. 441-522.
    The Osage tribe: Rite of the Wa-xo'-be, by Francis La Flesche. Pp. 523-833, pls. 14-29, figs. 46-47 [figure numbers duplicated].
    Index. Pp. 835-857.

Forty-sixth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1928-29. VII+654 pp., 80 pls., 35 figs. 1930.

    Report of the Chief [ M. W. Stirling]. Pp. 1-16.
    Anthropological survey in Alaska. Pp. 19-374, pls. 1-61, figs. 1-29.
    Indian tribes of the Upper Missouri, by Edwin Thompson Denig, edited with notes and biographical sketch by J. N. B. Hewitt. Pp. 375-628, pls. 62-80, figs. 30-35.
    Index. Pp. 629-654.

Forty-seventh annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1929-30, VII+1108 pp., 61 pls., 32 figs., 1 map. 1932.

    Report of the Chief [M. W. Stirling]. Pp. 1-14.
    The Acoma Indians, by Leslie A. White. Pp. 17-192, pls. 1-16, figs. 1-6.
    Isleta, New Mexico, by Elsie Clews Parsons. Pp. 193-466, pls. 17-20, figs. 1-26, map.
    Introduction to Zuñi ceremonialism, by Ruth L. Bunzel. Pp. 467-544.
    Zuñi origin myths, by Ruth L. Bunzel. Pp. 545-609.
    Zuñi ritual poetry, by Ruth L. Bunzel. Pp. 611-835.
    Zuñi katcinas: An analytical study, by Ruth L. Bunzel. Pp. 837-1086, pls. 21-61.
    Index. Pp. 1087-1108.

Forty-eighth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1930-31. V+1221 pp. 1933.

    Report of the Chief [M. W. Stirling]. Pp. 1-21.
    General Index, Annual Reports of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Vols. 1 to 48 (1879-1931) [Washington, D.C., 1881-1933], compiled by Biren Bonnerjea. Pp. 25-1221.

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