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Collection Scope and Content Note


The papers include her field notes from her summers in California, notes on her activities with the Connecticut Indian Association, and newspaper clippings relating to Indian affairs, particularly those in California. Drafts of manuscripts for her publications on Luiseno religion, Diegueno mythology, and other subjects relating to the Mission Indians of California are included in the collection. Letters written to Du Bois from 1897 to 1909 comprise a significant part of the collection. Correspondentss from Alfred Kroeber, Otis T. Mason, Mary C. B. Watkins, Frederick W. Hodge, and Clark Wissler, as well as with representatives of Indian-aid organizations such as the Indian Industrial League and the Indian Rights Association. Other correspondence to DuBois, her notes and manuscripts on Indians of California including the Diegueño and Luiseño Indians. One folder about Robert Wilcox and the Hawaiian Rebellion. Folders with information about mythology, religion, industry, art, missions, language, vocabulary, biographical information, and newspaper clippings. Includes index of correspondence. Field notebooks, date books, and diary books.

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