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Harpoon Head

Harpoon Head

United States, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

Christopher Columbus discovering America. Illus. in: In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in mari Indico nuper inuentis ... more

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish. Illus. in: A brief and true report of the new found land of Virginia: of the commodities and of the natu... more

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area. Illus. in: Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [...] / Samuel... more

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smi...

1606 map of Virginia as described by John Smith showing the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, other geographic features, and a vignette of the Native leader, Powhatan, in council. Illus. in: The generall historie ... more

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637. Illus. in: Nevves from America / John Underhill. London : Printed by J.D. for Peter Cole, [...]... more

Le transport du grand soleil

Le transport du grand soleil

Native porters transporting the tribal leader whom they worshipped as the sun. Illus. in: Histoire de la Louisiane, contenant la découverte de ce vaste pays; sa description géographique; un voyage dans les terr... more

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the situation of the Indian-towns with respect to the Army under the command of Colonel Bouquet March of His Majesty's troops from Fort Pitt to the forts of Muskingham in 1764 / / Tho. Hutchins.

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the si...

Map showing Native towns in the Ohio River Valley. Illus. in: An historical account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians, in the year 1764 [...] / published from authentic documents by a lover of his coun... more

Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum observationum astronomicarum concinnata /

Tabula geographica generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum ob...

Also shows parts of the Aleutian Islands and Eastern Europe. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Ansicht des Etablissements der R.A. Compagnie in Norfolk-Soundoder Sitcha
[Plan of layout of Russian fort in Alaska, 1803-1806] / Capt'n. Lisiansky, del. ; Smith, sculp't.

[Plan of layout of Russian fort in Alaska, 1803-1806] / Capt'n. Lisian...

Reference copy in LOT 4390-P. Illus. in: Lisiansky. A voyage round the world, ..., London, 1814, pl. II.

[Architectural plan of Fort Sitka, Alaska]

[Architectural plan of Fort Sitka, Alaska]

Lithograph engraved by I. Clark; drawn by Urey Lisiansky. Illus. in: Lisiansky, A Voyage Round the World (London, 1814, opp. p. 163. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent ... more

Vue du port d'Ounalashka

Vue du port d'Ounalashka

Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Lithograph by Langlume after Choris. Illus. in: Choris, Voyage Pittoresque autour du monde (Paris, 1822), plate XI. Note: Reader doing book on Russian-Amer. Arch says this should be: C... more

Utility Box

Utility Box

United States, Alaska

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages.

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages.

Two young women and a young man, captives, being led through the wilderness by four Sauk and Fox Indians. Illus. in: Narrative of the capture and providential escape of Misses Frances and Almira Hall : two resp... more

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more

Intérieur d'une cabane de Caloches (Ile de Sitkha, Côte N.O. de l'Amérique) / dessiné d'après nat: par A. Postels ; lith. de Thierry frères, succrs. de Engelmann & Cie.

Intérieur d'une cabane de Caloches (Ile de Sitkha, Côte N.O. de l'Amér...

Interior view of lodge or cabin with Natives gathered around fire. Illus. in: Voyage autour de monde, exécuté par ordre de Sa Majesté l'empereur Nicolas 1er, sur la corvette le Séniavine, dans les années 1826, ... more

Massacre of the Whites by the Indians and Blacks in Florida

Massacre of the Whites by the Indians and Blacks in Florida

Massacre of whites by Florida Natives and African Americans. Illus. in: An authentic narrative of the Seminole war; [...]. Providence : Printed for D.F. Blanchard, 1836. Reference copy in LOT 9356. Published in... more

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Rollet sc.

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Ro...

Mandan Indians using two dogs to drag a toboggan on the frozen Missouri River. Illus. in: Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Coblenz : J. Hoelscher, 183... more

Chinook lodge / drawn by A.T. Agate ; R.W. Dawson sc.

Chinook lodge / drawn by A.T. Agate ; R.W. Dawson sc.

Interior view of Chinook lodge. Illus. in: Narrative of the United States exploring expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / By Charles Wilkes... In five volumes, with thirteen maps... Philad... more

Ball-play

Ball-play

Native men and boys playing a game similar to lacrosse, near Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. Illus. in: North American Indian portfolio ; hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America / fr... more

Karta Ledovitago mori︠a︡ i Vostochnago okeana /

Karta Ledovitago mori︠a︡ i Vostochnago okeana /

Depths shown by soundings in coastal waters. Also covers Russian Far East and Alaska. In Russian. Greenwich, Paris, and Petersburg meridians; Greenwich degrees numbered westward to 240⁰. Available also through ... more

Merkatorskai︠a︡ karta Proliva Kuprei︠a︡nova : nakhodi︠a︡shchagosi︠a︡ mezhdu ostrovami Kadʹi︠a︡kom i Afognakom /

Merkatorskai︠a︡ karta Proliva Kuprei︠a︡nova : nakhodi︠a︡shchagosi︠a︡ m...

Depths shown by soundings. Ms. in black and red inks with blue wash on tracing linen. Traced names in Russian. Names added in red ink in English. Handwritten in ink at bottom: March 1891. Received this from Lie... more

Meda songs

Meda songs

Pictorial notation of an Ojibwa music board. Illus. in: Historical and statistical information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States / Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.... more

Chart shewing the north west passage discovered by H.M. Ship Investigator : also the coast explored in search of Sir J. Franklin by Sir Jas. Ross, 1848 & 49 ... et al. : Arctic coasts of Canada and Alaska

Chart shewing the north west passage discovered by H.M. Ship Investiga...

Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: C. 6. Annotated in black ink. Annotated in pencil in upper left corner: 114/160. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitio... more

Indian sugar camp / Capt. S. Eastman, U.S. Army ; John C. McRae.

Indian sugar camp / Capt. S. Eastman, U.S. Army ; John C. McRae.

Native sugar camp and sap collecting from maple trees. Illus. in: The American aboriginal portfolio / Mary H. Eastman ; illustrated by S. Eastman, U.S. Army. Philada. : Lippincott, Gambo & Co., 1853, Pl. 9. Pub... more

Color photo: Old Kasaan, Alaska.

Color photo: Old Kasaan, Alaska.

On reverse side of backing: "Henry William Booth, Metlakahtla, Alaska." Photographs of the Inhabitants of Metlakatla, British Columbia and Metlakatla, Alaska

Mackenzie River to Behring Strait : from the observations of Beechey, Franklin, Richardson, Dease & Simpson, Kellett, Pullen & Hooper, Moore, Collinson, McClure, and Maguire

Mackenzie River to Behring Strait : from the observations of Beechey, ...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Handwritten note below title: Probably 1856. M.F. On tape affixed to verso: Mackenzie River to Behring Strait, 1854, no. 114. Signed on... more

Esquimalt Harbor, from summit of "Mill Mountain" near head of bay showing "Active and "Satellite's" anchorage. In the distance Smiths' or Blunts' Island and entrance to Haro and Rosario Straits

Esquimalt Harbor, from summit of "Mill Mountain" near head of bay show...

Landscape Views of the Area Along the Northwest Boundary

Stereobild av totempåle kvarstående i en europeisk by, Alaska.

Stereobild av totempåle kvarstående i en europeisk by, Alaska.

Stereobild av totempåle kvarstående i en europeisk by, Alaska.

Map of Russian America or Alaska Territory.

Map of Russian America or Alaska Territory.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] River /

North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] R...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink mounted on cloth. In crayon on verso: Ms. Norton Sound Kadin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The lost trail

The lost trail

A captive woman being carried off into the wilderness by a Native man. Illus. in: Beadle's Dime Novels, no. 71 (The Lost Trail). New York : Beadle and Company, 1864, cover. Reference copy in LOT 4391-E. Publish... more

A letter from home - on the Allenkaket River, Alaska

A letter from home - on the Allenkaket River, Alaska

Man sitting outside tent(?) reading letter, shotgun across his lap, and a dog sitting at his feet. 64381 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 11543. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

Northwestern America showing the territory ceded by Russia to the United States.

Northwestern America showing the territory ceded by Russia to the Unit...

From: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner of Massachusetts on the cession of Russian America to the United States. Wash., printed at the Congressional Globe office, 1867. F907.595. U.S. Coast Survey for State Dept. A... more