Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1914-1915
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Place: Washington, DC
604 pages with 23 plates, 15 figures and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/4") bound in original publishr's olive green with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. Papers by Francis La Flesche, The Osage tribe: Rite of the Chiefs; sayings of the ancient men pages 37-597, plates 1-23 and figures 1-15. (List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology pg 10) First edition.
Frederick Webb Hodge 1864-1956, American anthropologist, b. England. He was taken to the United States at the age of seven. He entered the field of archaeology through service (1884-86) in the Southwest with the U.S. Geological Survey and as secretary (1886-89) to the Hemenway Archaeological Expedition. Hodge became associated with the Bureau of Ethnology in 1889, led many of its expeditions in the Southwest, edited its Handbook of the American Indians North of Mexico (2 vol., 1907-10), and served (1910-18) as ethnologist in charge. A founder of the American Anthropological Association (1902), he edited its journal, the American Anthropologist, from 1902 to 1914. He was also associated (1918-31) with the Museum of the American Indian (Heye Foundation), New York City, conducting several of its archaeological expeditions to the Southwest. In 1932 he became director of the Southwest Museum (now the Autry National Center), Los Angeles.
Corners bumped, soiled, spine ends and corners rubbed, shelf wear, hinges moderately rubbed, book plate on front end paper, released by the Missouri Historical Society, Missouri Historical Society stamp on verso title page. A better than good copy without jacket as issued.
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