• Old Rocky's boys, or, Benito, the young mustang-breaker: a romance of adventure in the "Lone Star State"

    Hall, Samuel Stone, 1838-1886

    by Major Sam S. Hall, ("Buckskin Sam"). Title from page 2. "August 24, 1887."--Caption. Printed in double columns. Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, pag…

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  • Arrowhead

    unknown

    Point, Projectile: Madison, Late Woodland-historic, white chert. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0.625; length = 0.750; height = 0.000; diameter = 0.000

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  • Ruth D. Champenois letter to John M. Weatherwax, June 5, 1933

    Champenois, Ruth D

    From a collection of correspondence relating to the publication of John M. Weatherwax's English translation of the Popol Vuh that would include water color paintings by the artist Diego Rivera.

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  • Joe Napyank, or, The river rifles

    Muller, Billex

    by Billex Muller. "August 19, 1876." Illustrated paper cover in colors. "The pagination usually begins on page 9, regardless of whether there are 8 preliminary pages or not."--Johannsen, A. House of B…

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  • Richard Leslie Smith

    Leslie Victor Smith, Smith, Leslie Victor, 1880-1952

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  • The fighting trapper, or, Kit Carson to the rescue

    Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916

    by Capt. J. F. C. Adams. Title from page 1. Printed in triple columns. "February, 1901."--Caption. "Rewritten from Irwin P. Beadle's Ten Cent Novels, nos. 1 and 2."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and…

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  • Indian Burial Place on Deer Creek

    Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

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  • Arrowhead

    unknown

    Point, Projectile: Kirk Corner-Notched, Early Archaic; Brigham Collection. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0.750; length = 20; height = 0; diameter = 0

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  • Abdih-Hiddisch. A Minatarre Chief

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 24 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of Abdih-Hiddisch, "Road-Maker", a Minatari or Hidatsa Chief who was a keeper of t…

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  • War club

    probably Apache

    Club: Indian war club, handle and stone club are covered with one piece of hide ending in horse or bull tail tassel (one piece with hide cover), decorated with leather fringe and blue and yellow seed…

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  • Mariano, the Ottawa girl, or, The mysterious canoe

    Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916

    by Edward S. Ellis. Title from page 1. Printed in triple columns. "December 26, 1883."--Caption. Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 326, no. 107.

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  • Group about Fort Laramie, Dakota

    Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

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  • Arrowhead

    unknown

    Point, Projectile: Scallorn, Late Woodland-Mississippian. (a.k.a. Koster Corner-Notched.) Dimensions are in inches: width = 0.625; length = 0.500; height = 0.000; diameter = 0.000

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  • Indian Hoe. D. Sears donation for Historical Society

    Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1869-1956

    End of a hoe sitting on top of ears of corn with blanket behind. All sitting on wicker chair. This item was donated to the Rock Island County Historical Society by David Sears, who found them near the…

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  • The half-breed rival, or, The tangled trail: a tale of the settlements

    Badger, Jos. E. (Joseph Edward), 1848-1909

    by Jos. E. Badger, Jr. Title from page 2. Printed in double columns. "Jan. 29, 1887."--Caption. Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 333, no. 146.

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  • Girl and woman outside dwelling

    Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1869-1956

    Man, woman, and child outside of hut. Man and woman sitting on table. Similar images suggest that these may be acquaintances or extended members of Bill Leaf's family in Tama, Iowa, but this is undete…

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  • Tibishko-biness (Like a Bird), Chippewa

    Portrait photograph of a man sitting, posing with a sword and bag

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  • Creeping Cat, the caddo, or, The red and white pards: a romance of the Rio Llano

    Hall, Samuel Stone, 1838-1886

    by "Buckskin Sam" (Major Sam. S. Hall). Title from page 2. "October 30, 1883."--Caption. Printed in triple columns.

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  • Maps from journal of a tour in the "Indian territory"

    Episcopal Church. Board of Missions. Domestic Committee

    By Nathaniel Sayre Harris; cf. Howes 230; Streeter sale I, 555; Wagner-Camp 109; Sabin 30491; Field 806; Rader 2743; Wheat (Trans-Mississippi), 453-5; Clark III, 177; Yale Western Americana catalog; R…

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  • Birch bark box

    Probably Micmac Indians of North New York state

    Box: made of porcupine quills and birch bark, wood frame, sides and front stitched in diagonal lines over quillwork, lid is completely quilled in leaf and geometric design, originally green, red, and…

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