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Catalogue of American antiquities collected by Dr. Edwin H. Davis : purchased by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1874. [microform]

Identifier: Archives Microfilm #12

Scope and Contents

Microform of 1874 holograph (1 volume, 59 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm). Catalogue of 562 objects, many from Ohio, listed and described on recto of leaves in notebook, with printed illustrations mounted on some of the facing pages. "Kenyon College commencement exercises, Wednesday, September 4th, 1833" program mounted on front pastedown.

On same reel is Davis's Catalogue of casts representing one hundred specimens of antiques found in the mounds of the West.


  • 1987


Biographical note

Edwin H. Davis was a physician and archaeologist. Investigated the prehistoric mounds around Hillsboro, Ohio, his hometown, and other areas in the Midwest.


1 Film Reel : microfilm, negative ; 35mm

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Existence and Location of Originals

Original in the AMNH Department of Anthropology (Acc. no. 1869-1890/15)


Introductory remarks signed E.H.D. and dated March 1874.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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