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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


  • 1874


1 v. (59 p.) : (1 v. (59 p.) : ill. ;, 21 cm.)

Biographical sketch

Physician and archaeologist. Investigated the prehistoric mounds around Hillsboro, Ohio, his hometown, and other areas in the Midwest.

Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: American Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Anthropology. Acc. no. 1869-1890/15.

General Note

General Note 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.
General Note Introductory remarks signed E.H.D. and dated March 1874.
General Note Original in the AMNH Dept. of Anthropology (Acc. no. 1869-1890/15)
Reproduction Note Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--The Museum: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm. On same reel is Davis's Catalogue of casts representing one hundred specimens of antiques found in the mounds of the West.
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

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