Lewis Henry Morgan Papers

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Collection Overview
Title: Lewis Henry Morgan papers
Creator: Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Call Number: A.M85
Dates: 1826-circa 2000 ; 1840-1881 [bulk]
Physical Description: 32 boxes; 2 packages; 23 volumes (manuscripts); 5 volumes (books); 2 volumes (scrapbooks)
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

Biographical/Historical Note
Lewis Henry Morgan - Chronology

1818: Born November 21, near Aurora, New York

1840: Graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York

1844: Moved to Rochester, New York to practice law

1851: Published League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois.

1851: August 13, married Mary Elizabeth Steele

1861: Served in the New York State Assembly

1868: Published The American Beaver

1868-69: Served in the New York State Senate

1870-71: Toured Europe with his wife and son

1871: Published Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity ...

1877: Published Ancient Society

1879: Elected President of American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1881: Published Houses and House-life of the American Aborigines

1881: Died December 17, Rochester, New York

Access
The Lewis Henry Morgan papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduScope and Content
The papers include correspondence to and from Morgan, manuscripts of articles and speeches, manuscript notebooks and travel diaries, and the manuscripts of several of his books. Correspondents include Henry Adams, Adolph F. Bandelier, Charles Darwin, Joseph Henry, Francis Parkman, and Herbert Spencer.

Articles, bibliographies, and books have been based on the Morgan papers. In 1923, Donald B. Gilchrist, Librarian of the University of Rochester, published a "Bibliography of Lewis H. Morgan" in volume two of the Rochester Historical Society's Publication Fund Series. In 1936, he published a pamphlet, "Manuscript Journals and Records of Indian Letters by Lewis Henry Morgan in the Rush Rhees Library," which gave a detailed description of these parts of the papers. This pamphlet is Appendix A.

An article on the collection, "The Lewis Henry Morgan Collection" by Leslie A. White, appeared in The University of Rochester Library Bulletin volume II, no. 3 (1947) p. 48-52. The collection has been entered in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections as number 61-1662.

The two biographies of Morgan have been based on material in the collection. They are Bernhard Stern, Lewis Henry Morgan, Social Evolutionist, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 1931 and Carl Resek, Lewis Henry Morgan, American Scholar, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 1960.

Several parts of the collection have been published separately. These include "Extracts from the European Travel Journal of Lewis Henry Morgan," edited by Leslie A. White and published in volume XVI (1937) of the Rochester Historical Society's Publication Fund Series; The Indian Journals, 1859-62, edited, and with an introduction, by Leslie A. White which was published by the University of Michigan Press in 1959; and Pioneers in American Anthropology: the Bandelier-Morgan Letters, 1873-1883, edited by Leslie A. White and published by the University of New Mexico Press in 1940.

Work slips used by Donald B. Gilchrist in compiling his bibliography of Lewis Henry Morgan, with additional entries for works on Morgan, are shelved immediately after the Manuscript journals.

(The above was written in 1968: the paragraphs that follow were added in 2008 and 2010.)

Several important books on Morgan have appeared since this register was originally compiled. They include Thomas R. Trautmann, Lewis Henry Morgan and the Invention of Kinship, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987; Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994; and Daniel Noah Moses, The Promise of Progress: the Life and Work of Lewis Henry Morgan, Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2009.

The Indian Journals, 1859-1862 (1959) was reprinted by Dover Publications in 1993. It is important to realize that the pagination of the reprint differs from that of the original volume. Lewis Henry Morgan and the Invention of Kinship (1987) was reprinted by the University of Nebraska Press in 2008. Thomas Trautmann, the author, has provided a new introduction, three new appendices and an updated bibliography.

Subject(s):
Iroquois Indians
Indians of North America
Ethnology
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Anthropologists
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Lewis Henry Morgan (1818-1881), American anthropologist, were willed by Morgan to the University of Rochester. The Library has added to the collection by purchase and by the acquisition of photocopies of relevant material in other collections. Morgan's library was bequeathed to the University of Rochester. It arrived several decades before there was a special collections department in the library, and so all the books were first housed in the general stacks. Over the years, many of the rarer ones were identified and transferred to the special collections area. In 1988, all the volumes still in the general stacks were so transferred. This was in conjunction with the project by Thomas R. Trautmann and Karl Sanford Kabelac to bibliographically reconstruct Morgan's library using his own brief listing of his library and the accession records of the University's library. This project resulted in the volume: The Library of Lewis Henry Morgan, Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1994. In this volume, the books owned by Morgan are listed by main entry, but the over 700 pamphlets in over 30 volumes, are only listed by the binder's spine titles. Those appeared in The Library of Lewis Henry Morgan and Mary Elizabeth Morgan: the Pamphlets, Rochester: Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, 2008.Citation
[Item title, item date], Lewis Henry Morgan papers, A.M85, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Material
The department maintains an extensive collection of the published writing by and about Lewis Henry Morgan. These may be bibliographically accessed by doing either an author or a subject search in the University library's online catalog.

Arrangement
GENERAL SUMMARY

Correspondence, 1839-1885

Manuscripts of Books

Manuscript Journals and Travel Diaries

Manuscripts of Articles, etc.

Manuscript and printed material relating to Morgan's business affairs

Memorabilia and Miscellany

Material relating to Morgan, since 1900

Jones Auction Acquisitions, 1991

Gifts of Rosemary (Morgan) Decker, Great Grand Niece of Lewis Henry Morgan

Appendix A: Manuscript Journals and Record of Indian Letters by Lewis Henry Morgan: A Descriptive Table of Contents.

Appendix B: Memorandum on Published Portions of Lewis H. Morgan's Manuscript Journals and Record of Indian Letters, compiled by Elisabeth Tooker.


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
URL: http://www.library.rochester.edu/rbscp


Revision Information
2017-02: EAD revision

Content List
Series I: Correspondence
The correspondence in the Lewis Henry Morgan Papers has been indexed in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections' "Index to Letters." Indexing consists of an author card for each letter in the collection, and a recipient card for each letter in the collection, except those addressed to Morgan himself. In addition, the "Index to Letters" indicates letters to or by Morgan in other collections in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
10 boxes

Box 1Correspondence, 1839-1854
Box 2Correspondence, 1855-1861
Box 3Correspondence, 1862-1866
Box 4Correspondence, 1867-1868
Box 5Correspondence, 1869-1870
Box 6Correspondence, 1871-1873
Box 7Correspondence, 1874-1876
Box 8Correspondence, 1877-1878
Box 9Correspondence, 1879-1880
Box 10Correspondence, 1881-1885, undated
Series II: Manuscripts of books
10 boxes, 2 packages, 4 books

Box 11The American Beaver: Preliminary and final drafts
Box 12-13Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family: Preliminary drafts
Box 14Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family: Final draft
Box 15-16Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family: The questionnaires, returned to Morgan, from which he compiled Tables I, II, III.
Some questionnaires are lacking. There is a "key" to the surviving questionnaires in the front of each box.

Box 17Ancient Society: Preliminary draft
Box 18Ancient Society: Final draft
Box 19Houses and house-life of the American aborigines
Illustrations from the book

Box 20Miscellaneous fragments
Package 1Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family: Preliminary drafts of tables of kinship terms
Package 2Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family: Final drafts of tables of kinship terms
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Volume 1Morgan's annotated copies of League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois (2 copies)
1 copy catalogued in Rare Books & Special Collections, call number GN 6.9 L43s

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Volume 2Morgan's annotated copy of Ancient Society
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Volume 3Morgan's annotated copy Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family
Volume 4Morgan family copy of League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois., 1851
Has inlaid cover and daguerreotype of Morgan, c. 1850.

Series III: Manuscript journals and travel diaries
For a detailed listing of the contents of the first two manuscripts, see Appendix A: "Manuscript Journals and Record of Indian Letters by Lewis H. Morgan, in the Rush Rhees Library. A Descriptive Table of Contents." 1936. For a listing of the publication history of the various sections of these manuscripts, compiled by Elisabeth Tooker in 1996 (with a 2001 Addendum) see Appendix B.
20 manuscript volumes

Volume 1-6Morgan, Lewis Henry. Manuscript journals.
6 Volumes

Volume 1-2Morgan, Lewis Henry. Record of Indian letters.
2 Volumes

Volume 9-14Morgan, Lewis Henry. Journal of a visit to Europe, July 9, 1870-August 13, 1871
6 Volumes

Volume 15-19Morgan, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Steele). Journal of a trip to Europe, June 21, 1870-August 13, 1871
5 Volumes

Volume 20Morgan, Lewis Henry. Journal of a trip to New Mexico, June 21-August 7, 1878
l volume

Series IV: Manuscripts of articles, etc.
This group contains various manuscripts by Morgan and his contemporaries. Originally arranged in chronological order, later additions have tended to obscure this order.
4 boxes, 2 manuscript volumes, 1 book

Box 21, Folder 1Morgan, Lewis Henry. An address on non resistance delivered, April 7, 1840
Box 21, Folder 2Morgan, Lewis Henry. Essay on geology, 1841
Box 21, Folder 3Morgan, Lewis Henry. Essay on the history and genius of the Grecian race, 1841
Box 21, Folder 4Morgan, Lewis Henry. An address on temperance. Tuppers Corners, August 21, 1842
Box 21, Folder 5Morgan, Lewis Henry. An address on temperance. Geneva, May 5, 1843
Box 21, Folder 6Morgan, Lewis Henry. An address by Schenandoah. Aurora, 1843
Box 21, Folder 7Morgan, Lewis Henry, An address on temperance. Scipio, December 10, 1843
Box 21, Folder 8Morgan, Lewis Henry. Copy of an address read by Schenandoah, April 17, 1844
Box 21, Folder 9Morgan, Lewis Henry. An address read by Schenandoah, Aurora, April 17, 1844
Box 21, Folder 10Grand order of the Iroquois. Form of Inindianation adopted, Aurora, August 9, 1844
Box 21, Folder 11Grand order of the Iroquois. Cayuga nation. White deer tribe. Schedule of warriors, 1846
Box 21, Folder 12Grand order of the Iroquois. Cayuga nation. Wolf tribe. Schedule of the warriors up to, August 14, 1845
Box 21, Folder 13Grand order of the Iroquois. Cayuga nation. Wolf tribe. Schedule of the warriors from, August 14, 1845-August 1846
Box 21, Folder 14Grand order of the Iroquois. Oneida nation. Census of the two tribes
Box 21, Folder 15Hurd, Isaac N. The Onondaga nation ...
Box 21, Folder 16Hurd, Isaac N. The political organization of the Onondaga nation
Box 21, Folder 17Seneca nation. Names of the Seneca chiefs ... conveyed their lands
Box 21, Folder 18Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Beaver tribe. Schedule of the warriors, Canandaigua, 1845
Box 21, Folder 19Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Special form of initiation, 1845
Box 21, Folder 20Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Rules and orders of the councils of the T.T.S.N.
Box 21, Folder 21Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Constitutional resolution 9, May 18, 1846
Box 21, Folder 22Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Record of the names of warriors and chiefs, August 13, 1846
Box 21, Folder 23Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. White deer tribe. Names of officers, 1845
Box 21, Folder 24Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Wolf tribe. Census of the Wolf tribe, January 25, 1846
Box 21, Folder 25[Morgan, Lewis Henry]. Indian trail from Central council fire at Onondaga to ... Buffalo Creek
Box 21, Folder 26Morgan, Lewis Henry. Address ... delivered ... at Aurora, August 13, 1846
Box 21, Folder 27Grand order of the Iroquois. Constitution adopted Sr-is-gak-nah, 13, 1846.
Box 21, Folder 28Grand order of the Iroquois. Laws of the new confederacy of the Iroquois ..., August 14, 1846
Box 21, Folder 29Hurd, Isaac N. A sketch embracing the doings at the grand council of the Iroquois held, October 1845
Box 21, Folder 30Hurd, Isaac N. The origin of the confederacy
Box 21, Folder 31Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Art of poetry. Horace. Rochester, 1847
Box 21, Folder 32Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Horace satires. Book 1st, satire 5
Box 21, Folder 33Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Horace. Odes
Box 21, Folder 34Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Epistle of Paris to Helen. Ovid. Heroides
Box 21, Folder 35Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Translations from De natura deorum. Book I. Cicero
Box 21, Folder 36Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. The syllogism of Aristotle as explained by Cicero
Box 21, Folder 37Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Translation ... first book of Cicero De inventions
Box 21, Folder 38Morgan, Lewis Henry, translator. Book first of the Books of rhetoric of an unknown author
Box 21, Folder 39Morgan, Lewis Henry. On the territorial limits, geographical names and trails of the Iroquois
Photocopy of original.
This has been cataloged and placed on the shelves, Rare Books & Special Collections, call number GN 6.9 058r.

Box 21, Folder 40Morgan, Lewis Henry. The Andes, 1854
Box 22, Folder 41Morgan, Lewis Henry. Animal psychology, 1857
This manuscript has been transcribed in its entirety by Professor Timothy D. Johnston, UNC-Greensboro, who has kindly allowed us to post his work. The transcription requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Box 22, Folder 42Morgan, Lewis Henry. The laws of descent of the Iroquois, 1857
Box 22, Folder 43Morgan, Lewis Henry. Origin and history of the "Club." Read, October 5, 1858
Box 22, Folder 44Morgan, Lewis Henry. Agassiz. Theory of the diverse origin of the human race, 1859
Read before "The Club."

Box 22, Folder 45Morgan, Lewis Henry. System of consanguinity of the red race, Read August, 1859
Box 22, Folder 46Morgan, Lewis Henry. Discussion of organizing a Rochester academy of science, 1860
Box 22, Folder 47Morgan, Lewis Henry. Memoir of Calvin Huson, Jr., 1861
Box 22, Folder 48Morgan, Lewis Henry. Speech on the Albany basin, February, 1869
Box 22, Folder 49Morgan, Lewis Henry. The "Seven cities of Cibola", 1869
Box 22, Folder 50Morgan, Lewis Henry. On the ruins of a stone pueblo on the Animas river, 1880
Box 22, Folder 51Morgan, Lewis Henry. Some remarks on the San Juan river district, 1880
Box 22, Folder 52Erodephecin society, Aurora
Constitution, by-laws and list of members

Box 22, Folder 53The condition moral and political of Europe and America. Author unknown
Box 22, Folder 54Morgan, Lewis Henry. Vision of Karistagia, a sachem of Cayuga, 1844
Box 22, Folder 55Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation instituting the Wolf tribe of the Oneida, 1844
Box 22, Folder 56Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation organizing the Turtle tribe of the Senecas, 1845
Box 22, Folder 57Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Message extraordinary ..., April 21, 1845
Box 22, Folder 58Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation instituting the White deer tribe of the Senecas, 1845
Box 22, Folder 59Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Message in relation to the secrecy of the annual council, 1845
Box 22, Folder 60Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation summoning the Grand council for, August 14, 1845
Box 22, Folder 61Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Message communicating amendments to the constitution, 1845
Box 22, Folder 62Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Message in relation to the annual council, May 16, 1846
Box 22, Folder 63Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation convening the fourth annual council, 1846
Box 22, Folder 64Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Proclamation convening the fourth annual council, 1846
Box 22, Folder 65Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Circular at the commencement of the 3rd year, August 1845
Box 22, Folder 66Grand order of the Iroquois. Record of the fourth general council, August 13, 1846
Box 22, Folder 67Grand order of the Iroquois. Tekarihogea (Lewis H. Morgan). Circular calling general council, August 14, 1846
Box 22, Folder 68Grand order of the Iroquois. An old warsong, 1844
Box 22, Folder 69Grand order of the Iroquois. Cayuga nation. Proclamation calling the annual council, August 9, 1844
Box 22, Folder 70Grand order of the Iroquois. War-song by George B. Glendinning. Adopted, September 1844
Box 22, Folder 71Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Beaver tribe. Letter introducing Stephen Wood, Jr., February 21, 1845
Box 22, Folder 72Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Annual report, August, 1845
Box 22, Folder 73Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Record of the names of warriors, August 14, 1845
Box 22, Folder 74Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. An address before the Akonoshionee. Aurora, August 14, 1845
Box 22, Folder 75Hosmer, William Howe Cuyler. Genundewah, a legend of Canandaigua lake, August 14, 1845
Box 22, Folder 76Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Beaver tribe. Report to the Turtle tribe, February 13, 1846
Box 22, Folder 77Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. Resolutions and letter from the Turtle tribe, May 26, 1846
Box 22, Folder 78Bush, James S. Should the elective franchise be extended to our Indian population?, July 9, 1846
Box 22, Folder 79Grand order of the Iroquois. Committee of research Circular, August 24, 1846
Box 22, Folder 80Grand order of the Iroquois. Tadodahoh (S. A. Goodwin). Message, September 24, 1846
Box 23, Folder 81Grand order of the Iroquois. Com. on literary and social exercises. Report, October 30, 1846
Box 23, Folder 82Grand order of the Iroquois. Seneca nation. Turtle tribe. [Report of the Committee on literary and social activities]
Box 23, Folder 83Rogers, Clinton. Paper read, December 10, 1846
Box 23, Folder 84Porter, Charles T. An essay on Indian remains, fortifications, etc. Undated
Box 23, Folder 85Morgan, Lewis Henry. Inventory of books of L. H. Morgan and wife, 1851-[1881]
Box 23, Folder 85aLibrary, as given to the University of Rochester, 1910-1911
Box 23, Folder 86Morgan, Lewis Henry. Indian migrations, 1869-1870
Box 23, Folder 87Morgan, Lewis Henry. The stone and bone implements of the Arickarees. Rochester, January 1868
Box 23, Folder 88Morgan, Lewis Henry. Notes on instinct. Undated
Box 23, Folder 88aMorgan, Lewis Henry. Anacaona of St. Domingo. Aurora, January, 1843
Box 23, Folder 89McIlvaine, Joshua Hall. [Report on the manuscript of Systems of Consanguinity], November 20, 1866
Box 23, Folder 90Letters urging the appointment of Morgan as minister to Sweden, 1868-1869
Box 23, Folder 91Morgan, Lewis Henry. Roman genesis of human development. From Horace and Lucretius. Undated
Box 23, Folder 92Morgan, Lewis Henry. Notes on the report of Lieut. J. H. Simpson, 1850
Box 23, Folder 93Morgan, Lewis Henry. Passport, March 4, 1858-June 4, 1864
Box 23, Folder 94Hamilton, William. Extracts from the unpublished manuscript journals, 1848-1852
Box 23, Folder 95Morgan, Lewis Henry. Draft of a letter asking data on degrees of relationship among American Indians, 1858
Box 23, Folder 96Morgan, Lewis Henry. Extracts and notes from reading
Box 23, Folder 97Morgan, Lewis Henry. Indian Migrations - fragments
Box 23, Folder 98Morgan, Lewis Henry. Indian migrations
Box 23, Folder 99(Folder empty; its contents have probably been added to another part of the collection)
Box 23, Folder 100Morgan, Lewis Henry. Architecture of the American aborigines
Box 23, Folder 101Morgan, Lewis Henry. List of U.S. military posts and contiguous Indian nations, May, 1850
Box 23, Folder 102Morgan, Lewis Henry. List of missionaries and missions, August, 1859
Box 23, Folder 103Morgan, Lewis Henry. A conjectural solution of the origin of the classificatory system of relationship, September, 1868
Box 23, Folder 104Morgan, Lewis Henry. Will and testament, and a later draft, 1851
Box 23, Folder 105Morgan, Lewis Henry. Schedule of articles procured at Tonawanda for W. Raasloff for the Royal museum of Copenhagen
Box 23, Folder 106Morgan, Lewis Henry. Aboriginal geographic terms, chiefly river names
Photocopy

Box 23, Folder 107Morgan, Lewis Henry. 10th anniversary of The Club, September 27, 1864
Box 24, Folder 108Morgan, Jedediah. Last will and testament ... admitted to probate, April 28, 1827
Copy

Box 24, Folder 109Seneca Indians at Tonawanda. Petitions
1 manuscript draft by Morgan, 2 printed copies

Box 24, Folder 110Seneca Indians at Tonawanda. Petitions on their behalf, 1840's
Copies and typescript summaries

Box 24, Folder 111Hurd, Isaac N. Report of Oceola about his trip to the western part of the state, 1844
Box 24, Folder 112Persons to whom Report on Aboriginal Names was sent, April 16, 1845
Copy

Box 24, Folder 113Morgan, Lewis Henry. Annual message of the Grand Tekarihogea of the Iroquois, June 23, 1845
Copy

Box 24, Folder 114List of subscribers to educate two Indian girls at the Academy in Aurora, New York, December, 1845
Copy

Box 24, Folder 115Glendining, G.B. Chanson Iroquois
Box 24, Folder 116Persons to whom report is to be sent by H. R. Schoolcraft
Copy

Box 24, Folder 117Grand order of the Iroquois. Constitution
Copy

Box 24, Folder 118Morgan, Lewis Henry, recorder. Iroquois War Cry
Copy

Box 24, Folder 119Schedule of Indian Articles, circa 1850
Box 24, Folder 120Morgan, Lewis Henry. Draft of: The Great Indictment, May 16, 1865
Appeared as a letter in the Rochester Democrat, May 16, 1865.

Box 24, Folder 121Morgan, Lewis Henry. Draft of: A Suggestion for the Improvement of Rochester, February 16, 1866
Appeared as a letter in the Rochester Democrat, February 16, 1866.

Box 24, Folder 122Morgan, Lewis Henry. Draft of: A New Congressional Convention, October 3, 1866
Box 24, Folder 123Fison, Lorimer. [Memorandum A and Memorandum B], (1872)
Appeared in L.H. Morgan, "Australian Kinship." Proceedings of A.A.A.S. VIII pages 412-438.

Box 24, Folder 124a-dFison, Lorimer and Howitt, A.W. Manuscript draft of Kamilaroi and Kurnai
Box 24, Folder 125Morgan, Lewis Henry. Notes on Ojibwa Indians. Marquette, July 12, 1874
Box 24, Folder 126Morgan, Lewis Henry. Page proofs of Ancient Society with corrections and notes by Morgan
Copy

Box 24, Folder 127Miller, D. J. Taos Memo Book, October-December 1877
Box 24, Folder 128Recommendations of Morgan as Minister to Italy
Copies

Box 24, Folder 129History of the Confederacy of the Iroquois. Undated
6 pages

Box 24, Folder 130Manuscript fragments
Box 24, Folder 131Histories of Anthropology Annual (v.5) edited by Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach
Volume 21Grand order of the Iroquois. Cayuga Nation. (Wolf Tribe?), 1841-1847
Constitution, list of members, and record of meetings, 1841-1847
1 volume

Volume 22Barleywood Female University, Rochester, N.Y., 1852
Minutes of meetings of Board of Trustees, of which Morgan was Secretary, 1852. Also some later material laid in.

Volume 23Holy Bible. [Lewis Henry Morgan family Bible.]
Daguerreotypes of Morgan, his wife, and each of his children are inserted in the inside front cover. Also contains family data in Morgan's hand.

Series V: Material relating to Morgan's business affairs
2 boxes

Box 25Printed material relating to Morgan's business affairs, 1871-1882
All photocopies; arranged chronologically, 1871-1882.

Box 26Manuscript material relating to Morgan's business affairs, 1851-1872
Almost all photocopies; arranged chronologically 1851-1872.

Series VI: Morgan's memorabilia and miscellany
1 box, 2 scrapbooks

Box 27, Folder 1Copy(ies) of printed circulars, 1859-1860
January 1859 by Lewis Henry Morgan. October 1, 1859 by Lewis Henry Morgan. Covering Letters (on same leaf) January 20, 1860 by Joseph Henry, January 5, 1860 by Lewis Cass.

Box 27, Folder 2Morgan, Lewis Henry, Letters in the The Nation and [missing], July 20, 1877 July 27, 1877
Box 27, Folder 2aRecord of purchase and sale of the Morgans' home, 1854, 1906
Photocopies from the Monroe County Clerk's Office

Box 27, Folder 3Printed miscellany
Some pieces have notes by Morgan.

Box 27, Folder 4Printed title pages for the scrapbook compiled by Lewis Henry Morgan of the Prince of Wales, Visit to America, 1860
Extra copies

Box 27, Folder 5New York State Assembly seating chart, 1861
Box 27, Folder 6Morgan's pen
Box 27, Folder 7Review: "Chadbourne on Instinct" by Morgan in The Nation., May 2, 1872
Box 27, Folder 7aNewspaper clippings: Photocopy of article re: Jedediah Morgan resignation from New York State Senate, 1826
Box 27, Folder 8Newspaper clippings: Contemporary comments on Morgan, also four photocopies of reviews of The American Beaver, 1868
Box 27, Folder 9Newspaper clippings: Election returns, 1860
Box 27, Folder 10Newspaper clippings: Material in reference to Indians
Box 27, Folder 11Newspapers clippings: From envelope labeled - "Animal anecdotes"
Box 27, Folder 12Newspaper clippings: Book reviews - other than Morgan's books
Box 27, Folder 13Clippings - Reviews of Ancient Society
Box 27, Folder 14Newspaper clippings: Religious controversies in which Morgan was interested
Box 27, Folder 15Newspaper clippings: Review of Systems of Consanguinity
Box 27, Folder 16Newspaper clippings: Letters of Morgan to Rochester papers
See also Box 24, Folder 120: The Great Indictment; Folder 121: A Suggestion ... Folder 122: A New Congressional Convention

Box 27, Folder 17Newspaper clippings - miscellaneous
Box 27, Folder 18Photographs of Michigan scenes and Indians - 1800's
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 18a-bReport to the Regents, 1850
Disbound text and plates

Box 27, Folder 18cCopies of photos of European scenes, 1870
Box 27, Folder 19Photographs
Box 27, Folder 19aPhotographs - Morgan about, 1850
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19bPhotographs - Morgan about, 1860
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19cPhotographs - Morgan about, 1861
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19dPhotographs - Morgan about, 1868
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19ePhotographs - Morgan about, 1880
Original photograph by J.H. Kent, Rochester

Box 27, Folder 19fPhotographs - Morgan about in "Library", 1880
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19gPhotographs - Lithograph of Morgan
Box 27, Folder 19hPhotographs - Morgan Library - 2 stereo views
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19iPhotographs - Mary E. (Steele) Morgan, 3 views
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19jPhotographs - Morgan children
Copy prints

Box 27, Folder 19kPhotographs - Lemuel Morgan, 1870's?
Copy print

Box 27, Folder 19lPhotographs - of Morgan papers
3 photographs

Box 27, Folder 19mPhotographs - Masonic Lodge, Aurora
Box 27, Folder 19nPhotographs - Morgan exhibit at Rochester Museum and Science Center, 1981/82
1 photograph

Box 27, Folder 19oPhotographs - Miscellaneous photographs, envelopes, etc.
Volume 24Newspaper cuttings, 1880
Scrapbook contains clippings, programs, etc. Much of it is related to the 1880 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Volume 25-26"Visit of His Royal Highness, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales to America. From American Journals ... Arranged by Civis Americanus. Rochester, 1860", A. D. 1860
Mounted newspaper clippings relating to Prince Albert's visit to America
2 Volumes

Series VII. Material about Morgan, since 1900
2 boxes, 1 manuscript volume
Articles, 2001 - , continued at end of Box 29

Subseries I: Articles, reviews of books, etc.
Box 28, Folder 1Margaret Butterfield, "Lewis Henry Morgan's League of the Iroquois; a Bibliography", 1936
Box 28, Folder 2Newspaper clippings about Morgan and his work
Box 28, Folder 3Reviews of editions of work, 1937-1965
Box 28, Folder 4Publications on Morgan by Leslie A. White
List

Box 28, Folder 5White, Leslie A. "Lewis Henry Morgan's Western Field Trips", 1949
Manuscript paper

Box 28, Folder 6Articles, 1900-1940
Box 28, Folder 7Articles, 1941-1945
Box 28, Folder 8Articles, 1946-1950
Box 28, Folder 9Articles, 1951-1960
Box 28, Folder 10Articles, 1961-1970
Box 28, Folder 11Articles, 1971-1980
Box 28, Folder 12Articles, 1981-1982
Box 28, Folder 13Articles, 1983
Box 28, Folder 14Articles, 1984
Box 28, Folder 15Articles, 1985-1986
Box 28, Folder 16Articles, 1987
Box 28, Folder 17Articles, 1988-1990
Box 28, Folder 18Articles, 1991-2000
Subseries II: Material about Morgan
Box 29, Folder 1Morgan Mausoleum. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, October 18, 1981
Photographs of event at the cemetery

Box 29, Folder 2Miscellaneous material about Morgan's life
Box 29, Folder 3Material relating to Morgan's estate
Box 29, Folder 4Material relating to the publication of Morgan's The Indian Journals, 1959
Box 29, Folder 5Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter of the NYS Archeological Associations medal, 1966
Box 29, Folder 6Book ads, jackets, etc. of Morgan's books
See also separate folder on the Indian Journals

league_of_the_ho-de-no-sau-nee_or_iroquois_december_19_1899'>
Box 29, Folder 7Material removed from Edward G. Miner's copy of League of the Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee, or Iroquois, December 19, 1899
Miner (1863-1955) was a Rochester businessman and book collector
This copy is now cataloged and in the Department of Rare and Special Collections. The material includes several ca 1900 letters and newspaper clippings about the League, and a later carbon typescript of a December 19, 1899 reminiscence about Morgan by S. P. Ely.

Box 29, Folder 8Charles A. Dewey- Morgan material
Dewey (1842-1927) was a Rochester physician. He gave a 1915 talk about Morgan that was expanded and published in the 1923 volume of the Rochester Historical Society.
This rather thick folder includes his background research, including newspaper clippings and correspondence, as well as drafts of the paper. There is also material, 1918-1919, relating to the tablet honoring Morgan placed at Wells College, Aurora, New York.

Box 29, Folder 9Morgan Collection at City College of New York
Aaron Orange (1905-1995) Class of 1926 at City College, gave his collection of books and articles by and about Morgan to his alma mater in 1976.
Includes an undated list of his collection and a 1976 newsletter of the library describing the gift.

Box 29, Folder 10American Anthropological Association conference program, session on Morgan, 1987
Box 29, Folder 11Morgan Lecture Series. University of Rochester
Box 29, Folder 12Gillian Feeley-Harnik, "The Mystery of life in all its forms..." Published in Religion and Cultural Studies, 2001
Box 29, Folder 13Timothy D. Johnston, "An early manuscript in the history of American comparative psychology: Lewis Henry Morgan's "Animal Psychology (1857)." History of Psychology, 2002. Vol. 5, No. 4, 323-355
Box 29, Folder 14Timothy D. Johnston, "Three pioneers of comparative psychology in America, 1843-1890: Lewis H. Morgan, John Bascom, and Joseph LeConte." History of Psychology, 2003. Vol.6, No. 1, 14-51
Box 29, Folder 15Newspaper articles about placement of marker at Morgan's birthplace, May 2008
Box 29, Folder 16"Function and origin in the works of Lewis Henry Morgan," Geoffrey Owns, University of Rochester Senior honors thesis, May 3, 1986
Box 29, Folder 17Bridging the gap: the memory of Lewis Henry Morgan a paper on Morgan and the Morgan mausoleum in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY by Brian Marricco for REL 167K, Speaking Stones, Fall 2007
45 pages

Volume 27"Matter of Lewis H. Morgan will"
Volume containing printed and typescript material relating to the settlement of Morgan's estate.
Shelved as a book, Rare Books & Special Collections, call number GN 6.9 ZC33

Series VIII: Jones Auction acquisitions, 1991
Box 30, Folder 1Grand Order of the Iroquois. Constitution, August 9, 1844
In Morgan's hand.

Box 30, Folder 2Order of arrangements for the Third Grand Council of the Iroquois, August 14, 1845
In Morgan's hand.

Box 30, Folder 3General Council ....of the Confederacy at the Falls of the Genesee, 1845
In Morgan's hand.

Box 30, Folder 4Memorial to the United States Senate adopted at Auburn at Ithaca at a General Council, January 5, 1846, January 7, 1846
In Morgan's hand.

Box 30, Folder 5Members of the tribe to be seated around the sides of an elliptical arena-room totally dark, and perfectly silent. Undated.
1 page

Box 30, Folder 6C.T. Porter to Geo. S. Riley or C. Billinghurst. Undated.
Apparently about the cost and distribution of a printed item.
Note on inside of brown wrapping paper.

Box 30, Folder 7"The New Confederacy of the Iroquois...."
3 lines.

Box 30, Folder 8Seneca names
21 listed, some with translations.
Manuscript sheet, in Morgan's hand.

Box 30, Folder 9"Prophet," "2d chorus"
Box 30, Folder 10Newspaper clippings relating to Morgan's will, 1905
Series IX. Gifts of Rosemary (Morgan) Decker, great grand niece of Lewis Henry Morgan
Subseries I: Morgan-related material
Given October 16, 1985

Box 31, Folder 1In memoriam, 1882
Lemuel S. Morgan copy.

Box 31, Folder 2Miscellaneous 19th and 20th-century notes, etc.
Box 31, Folder 3Morgan mausoleum drawing, H. Searle and Son, architects
Box 31, Folder 4Weekly People, articles on Morgan, November 26, 1938
Box 31, Folder 5Rochester Times-Union, June 22, 1985
Article has picture of Morgan home.

Box 31, Folder 6"L.H. Morgan"- metal plaque for door?
Box 31, Folder 7Process relief copper plate in Gothic script
Contains brief biographical information on Morgan and a listing of his books. (Perhaps created at the time of his death and funeral?)

Subseries II: Morgan family photographs, circa 1880s and 1890s.
Given July 21, 1994.

Box 32, Folder 1Seneca Point Hotel
View looking down upon, no people in picture.

Box 32, Folder 2Carriage by Pavilion at Highland Park
Unable to see how many in carriage.

Box 32, Folder 3C.R. Morgan & Co. Hardware Store, Waterloo, NY, 1880s
Charles R. Morgan, his son Lewis Henry Morgan (1876-1950) and a third man standing in front, 1880s.

Box 32, Folder 4View of Morgan cottage from lake
10 adults in photographs, also three children including Lewis Henry Morgan (1876-1950) in dog cart. Photographs in folders 4 and 5 may have been taken the same day

Box 32, Folder 5Lewis Henry Morgan (1876-1950) in dog cart, little girl looking on, lake in background
Photographs in folders 4 and 5 may have been taken the same day

Box 32, Folder 6Morgan cottage, 4 adults in photograph and Lewis Henry Morgan (1876-1950) on pony
Photographs in folders 6 and 7 may have been taken the same day, but year(s) later than 4 and 5. What appears to be the same dog is in photographs 4 through 7

Box 32, Folder 7View of Morgan Cottage from lake, 7 adults in photograph, Lewis Henry Morgan (1876-1950) standing with pony
Photographs in folders 6 and 7 may have been taken the same day, but year(s) later than 4 and 5. What appears to be the same dog is in photographs 4 through 7

Box 32, Folder 8Library at home of Lewis Henry Morgan (1818-1881), February 25, 1897
Reception in library, February 25, 1897, 4 men and 7 women in photo

Appendix A: Manuscript journals and Record of Indian Letters by Lewis Henry Morgan: A descriptive table of contents
Among the manuscripts bequeathed to The University of Rochester by Lewis H. Morgan were eight volumes of field notes and memoranda which Mr. Morgan had assembled and bound. All reference to these was inadvertently omitted from the bibliography of manuscripts and published works which appeared in the Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume 2, pages 83 to 97. Containing as they do eighty-nine separate memoranda on such diverse subjects as Indian ceremonies, vocabularies, geography, beaver, anthropological readings, and records of letters received, this collection of manuscripts is of considerable importance to contemporary students of Morgan's work. --D. B. Gilchrist [Librarian], Rochester, March 4, 1936

Volume 1Manuscript journal
394 pages

1. Speeches at a council of the Iroquois held at Tonawanda, for the purpose of raising life sachems. Ely S. Parker, reporter (On the New Religion), October 4, 5, 6, and 7, 1848
pages 1-46 (8"x 12 1/2"). 23 leaves written on both sides.

2. Notes of a conversation with John Blacksmith and Jimmy Johnson at Rochester, June 1, 1849.
pages 47-50 (8"x 12 1/2")

2a. Council of the Six Nations at Tonawanda LaForts Speech. Medicine Men. [Letter of Ely S. Parker to L.H. Morgan], October 1847. (October 1847?)
Also a newspaper clipping (October 1847?) titled, "Indian Council of the Six Nations at Tonawanda."
4 pages

3. Record of a council held upon the Tonawanda reservation and a letter from the chiefs and also from John Blacksmith to Lewis H. Morgan, January 1 and 2, 1846,
pages 51-61 (8"x 12 1/2")

4. Note on Thanksgiving concert by Gottlip Smith of Bergen
page 63 (7 1/2"x 9 1/2").

5. Notes of a visit to the Buffalo Creek and Tona wandeh reservations, etc., January, 1846.
Red Jacket, Mary Jemison, et al.
pages 65-96 (5"x 8")

6. Notes of an expedition to Onondaga castle, December 16, 1845 ... and also of an excursion up the valley of the Genesee, January 18 to 24, 1846
p.97-116. 5"x8"

7. Notes of a trip up the Genesee valley to Dansville, also to Tonawanda and Buffalo, February and March, 1846.
pages 117-156 (5"x 8")

8. Notes of an expedition to Washington (D.C.) to aid the Seneca nation in their efforts to pro cure relief against the treaties, January 15, 1838 May 20, 1842. April 3 to May 4, 1846.
pages 157-191 (5"x 8")

9. Letter to L. H. Morgan from Ely S. Parker, dated Washington, transmitting report of Morgan's initiation into the Senecas, January 31, 1847
page 194 (5"x 8")

10. Record of a council of adoption at which Thomas Darling, Charles T. Porter, and L. H. Morgan were received by adoption into the Seneca nation. Ely S. Parker, interpreter, October 31, 1847.
pages 195-208 (8"x 10")

11. Notes of a conversation with John Morgan of Lima, 84 years of age, on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at my room. Rochester, May 26 and 27, 1846.
pages 209-222 (5"x 8")

12. Description of an Indian council at Tonawanda by George Riley, October 1, 2, and 3, 1845 (October 7, 1845).
Clipping from the Daily American, Rochester, v. 1 #249, (October 7, 1845).

13. Observations upon the institutions of the Iroquois, August, 1845 August 30, 1845
Many observations are erroneous as subsequent study has proved. Commenced August 30, 1845 --commenced studying in 1841.
pages 225-240 (8"x 12")

14. An address on the Indian trails of New York, with some observations on the joint occupation of the country of the white race and the red; by Skenandoah (L. H. Morgan), August 12, 1846
Read August 12, 1846, before the council of delegates of the Iroquois confederacy.
pages 241-280 (8"x 10")

15. Notes of an expedition to Tonawanda, Genesee county, New York, to attend a great council of the Six Nations which was held on the, 1, 2, and 3 days of October, 1845.
From 500 to 800 Indians at the council. L. H. Morgan. E. S. Parker, interpreter.
pages 281-298 (8"x 13")

16. A translation of the speech made by Jimmy Johnson (69th year) at the Grand council of the Confederacy of Iroquois, held at the Indian village of Tonawanda, October 12 and 13, 1845
This speech is an abridgment of his annual speech, or rather a repetition in brief, of their religious precepts, pretended to have been communicated to them from heaven. Translation by Ely S. Parker of Tonawanda.
pages 299-312 (8"x 12")

17. Notes on the Iroquois, their government and institutions. Rochester, L. H. Morgan, November 7, 1845
pages 313-334 (8"x 12")

18. Notes of an expedition to Tonawanda, Genesee county, New York, to attend a great council of the Six Nations of Indians which was held on the, 1, 2, and 3 days of October, 1845
The Oneidas, Onondagas, Tuscaroras, Cayugas, and Senecas were represented. Some 500 at the council of Indians.
pages 335-372 (5"x 8")

19. Notes of a conversation with E. S. Parker upon the Iroquois, September 27, 1845
pages 373-378. 2 leaves (8"x 12"); 1 leaf (8"x 8 3/4")

20. Notes of an expedition to the old fortifications near Geneva and to several other places in western New York, November, 1845.
pages 379-384 (8"x 12 1/2")

21. Letter from Ely S. Parker to Lewis H. Morgan, Ellicottville, describing various Indian ceremonies, February 12, 1850
pages 385-390 (8"x 12 1/2")

22. Members of the New Confederacy of the Iroquois (total 241), November 20, 1846
pages 391-394 (8"x 12 1/2")

Volume 2Manuscript journal
453 pages

1. Notes of a visit to Tonawanda to attend the Corn harvest feast of the Senecas, October 28, 1846. 31 of October, 1846.
On which occasion three of us, members of the "New Confederacy" were adopted into the Seneca nation, the ceremony being performed on the 31 of October, 1846. Left Rochester October 27, returned November 7.
pages 1-64 (8"x 6")

2. Notes of a visit to Onondaga reservation, May, 1849.
pages 65-85 (8"x 6")

3. Visit to Oneida castle, Jordan, interpreter, May, 1849.
pages 87-106 (8"x 6")

4. Tonawanda, at William Parker's, November 30, 1849
L. H. Morgan. Moccasins--tanning deer skins, etc.
pages 107-160 (7 ½"x 6")

5. Tonawanda, December 7, 1849.
Snowshoes—Ga-weh-ga-a, etc.
pages 161-176 (8"x 6")

6. Expedition to Grand River, Canada, for Indian relics, October 28, 1850.
pages 177-189 (8"x 6")

7. Visit to Tonawanda, after articles for state collection, December 26, 1850,
pages 191-219, 221-223 (8"x 6 1/4")

8. Notes of a visit to Marquette, Lake Superior. #1, July and August, 1855.
pages 225-296 (8"x 6 1/4")

9. Notes of a visit to Marquette, Lake Superior. #2, July and August, 1855.
pages 297-307 (8"x 6 1/4")

10. Chippewa vocabulary and notes of a trip to Marquette, 1858
pages 309-356 (7 3/4"x 6 1/4")

11. Notes of a visit to Tonawanda, November 6 to 11, 1858.
L. H. Morgan. Degrees of relationship of the Iroquois, etc.
pages 357-420 (8"x 6 1/4")

12. Notes of a visit to Washington and a Winnebagoe delegation, April, 1859.
pages 421-446 (8"x 6 1/4")

13. Brief visit with Henry P. Chase, a Chippewa at Port Sarnia, Lambton county, Canada West, May, 1859.
pages 447-453 (8"x 6 1/4")

Volume 3Manuscript journal
Scattered through this volume are vocabularies in Kaw, Potawatomie, Shawnee, Delaware, Wyandotte, and Otoe dialects
532 pages

1. Journal of a visit to Kansas and Nebraska, in, May & June, 1859
pages 1-303 (7 3/4"x 6")

2. Notes of a visit to Kansas and Nebraska in, May & June, 1860
pages 305-519 (7 3/4"x 6")

3. Books wanted.
page 526 (7 3/4"x 6")

4. Obituary note of Captain Alfred Gray Morgan, died in Sacramento, California, 26 April 1860.
pages 530-531

Volume 4Manuscript journal
385 pages

1. Journal of a visit to Pembina and Fort Garry on the Red River of the North, July & August, 1861.
pages 1-192 (8"x 6 1/4")

2. Notes of a third visit to Marquette, L.S., (Beaver dams.), August 1860.
pages 193-266, and folded map (8"x 6 1/4")

3. Journal of a visit to Marquette, Michigan, August & September, 1861.
pages 73-320 (8"x 6 1/4")

4. Shawnee (and other) systems of relationship
pages 323-336 (8"x 6 1/4")

5. Notes and extracts from "Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent ... 1804-1806," by Captains Lewis and Clarke. London, Longmans, 1814.
pages 337-385 (8"x 6 1/4")

Volume 5Manuscript journal
456 pages

1. Journal of an expedition to the Rocky Mountains by the Missouri River in, May, June, & July, 1862
pages 1-428 (8"x 6 1/4")

2. Extract from Pickering's "Races of Man."
page 429 (8"x 6 1/4")

3. "The Chinese." Report of a conversation with Rev. J. B. N. Tallmage on systems of relationship. Rochester, October 6, 1863.
pages 431-434 (8"x 6 1/4")

4. Extracts from Lewis and Clarke's "Journal," continued
See Volume 4, pages 337-385
pages 435-446 (8"x 6 1/4")

5. Notes on Missouri River
page 456 (8"x 6 1/4")

Volume 6Manuscript journal
552 pages

1. Journal of a visit to Marquette, Lake Superior, August, September, & October, 1862
pages 1-68 (7 3/4"x 6 1/4")

2. Journal of a visit to Marquette, Lake Superior, July and August, 1863
pages 77-112 (7 3/4"x 6")

3. Journal of a visit to Marquette, Michigan, August, 1865.
pages 117-158 (8"x 6")

4. Conversation with E. S. Shawano, an Ojibwa, and I. N. Parker, a Seneca, 1865
pages 165-212 (8"x 6")

5. Notes on Eskimos.
pages 214-226 (8"x 6")

6. Notes on Apaches and Comanches.
page 227 (8"x 6")

7. The word Beaver.
pages 228-230 (8"x 6")

8. Payments to Michigan guides.
pages 231-237 (8"x 6")

9. Mandans.
pages 238-239 (8"x 6")

10. "The Chinese." Conversations with Rev. J. L. Nevins, returned missionary from China, August 18, 1867
pages 240-253 (8"x 6")

11. Journal of a visit to Marquette, Michigan, July and August, 1866.
pages 261-304 (7 3/4"x 6")

12. Beaver. Barney's statement.
pages 210-211 (7 3/4"x 4 3/4")

13. Extracts from "The Natural and Moral History of the East and West Indies," by Joseph Acosta, London, 1604
pages 313-343, with 5 loose pages inserted (8"x 6")

history_of_america_translated_by_capt_john_sternes_london_batley_1725'>14. Notes from Antonio de Hemera's "History of America," translated by Capt. John Sternes. London, Batley, 1725
6 volumes, pages 377-390 (8"x 6")

15. Extracts from "Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City Discovered near Palenque," by Capt. Don Antonio del Rio, London, 1822
pages 393-395 (8"x 6")

16. Notes of a visit in Washington, March & April, 1864
Relates to interviews with Cherokee delegations.
pages 401-443 (8"x 6")

17. Seven cities of Cibola.
Notes from readings.
pages 445-458 (7 3/4"x 6")

18. Miscellaneous notes.
pages 459-460 (7 3/4"x 6")

19. Notes on Plato and Aristotle; Hawaiian system of relationship, etc.
pages 461-468 (7 3/4"x 6")

20. Notes from conversations with Caroline G. Mt. Pleasant. Tuscarora Reservation, October 19, 1875.
pages 469-496 (7 3/4"x 6")

21. Notes on Henry R. Schoolcraft, August, 1876.
pages 497-498 (7 3/4"x 6")

22. Notes on Major J. W. Powell, August 31, 1876.
pages 499-500 (7 3/4"x 6")

23. Notes from reading on Mexico.
pages 500-519 (7 3/4"x 6")

observations_on_the_inhabitants_climate_soil_rivers_productions_animals_and_other_matters_worthy_of_notice_made_by_mr_john_bartram_in_his_travels_from_pensilvania_to_onondago_oswego_and_the_lake_ontario_in_canada_london_1751'>24. Notes from John Bartram's "Observations on the inhabitants, climate, soil, rivers, productions, animals, and other matters worthy of notice made by Mr. John Bartram, in his travels from Pensilvania to Onondago, Oswego and the Lake Ontario, in Canada" London, 1751.
94 pages, pages 520-532 (7 3/4"x 6")

generall_historie_of_virginia_new-england_and_the_summer_isles_richmond_1819'>25. Notes from Captain John Smith's "Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles" Richmond, 1819
pages 533-552 (7 3/4"x 6")

Volume 1Record of the inquiry concerning the Indian (American and oriental) system of relationship and the correspondence in relation thereto ... Half-title: Record of letters forwarded, 1859
295 [i.e., 230] pages. Pages 134-138, and 227-286 omitted in numbering.

1. A manuscript discussion signed L.H. Morgan on the development of his thoughts on the Asiatic origins of the American Indian, October 19, 1859
pages 1-33.

2. "Degrees of Relationship in the Language of the ______ Nation," which Morgan has filled out for the Seneca-Iroquois on, November 1, 1859
Tipped-in printed form.

3. Notes by Morgan about the printing of the letters.
page 35

4. Notes on/lists of correspondence (most being for the years, October 19, 1859-November 27, 1871 1859-62)
Drafts of complete letters from Morgan to the following correspondents are included:
pages 37-235

Henry, Joseph, October 26, 1859
pages 49-50

Clay, John Randolph, October 26, 1859
pages 51-52

President of the Royal Geographical Society, St. Petersburg, November 7, 1859
pages 74-75

Secretary of the Church Missionary Society, London, November 8, 1859
pages 76-77

Preston, W., Envoy, Madrid, November 8, 1859
pages 78-79

Angel, B. F., Stockholm, November 8, 1859
page 80

Harris, Townsend, Yedo, Japan, December 6, 1859
pages 119-121

Ely, Alfred, December 8, 1859
pages 121-122

Riggs, Rev. S. R., December 29, 1859
pages 123-125

Latham, R. G., London, May 20, 1859
pages 127-128

Rowlinson, Sir Henry, February 12, 1860
pages 131-133

Wilkinson, Sir J.G., February 12, 1860
page 139

Fay, Theodore S., Berne, February 12, 1860
page 140

Wright, Joseph A., Berlin, February 12, 1860
pages 141-142

Dwinaton, John D., Athens, February 12, 1860
pages 142-143

Henry, Joseph, February 12, 1860
pages 143-144

Henry, Joseph, February 21, 1860
pages 150-151

Riggs, S. R., March 1, 1860
page 152

Fay, Theodore S., April 26, 1860
pages 158-160

Jacker, Edward, June 21, 1860
page 166

Wright, Joseph A., Berlin, July 17, 1860
pages 174-176

Bopp, F., July 20, 1860
pages 178-182

Henry, Joseph, August 11, 1860
pages 183-185

Faulkner, Charles J., December 8, 1860
page 191

Wilson, David, April 29, 1861
pages 197-198

Seward, William Henry, November 12, 1861
pages 207-208

Lord Stanley, London, November 18, 1861
pages 208-209

Foley, Rev. Dr., Dublin, November 18, 1861
pages 210-212

Gray, Asa, August 15, 1868
page 232

Henry, Joseph to L. Fison, November 27, 1871
pages 234-235

Volume 2Record of the inquiry concerning the Indian (American and oriental) system of relationship and the correspondence in relation thereto ... Half-title: Record of letters received, 1859
280 [i.e., 279] pages. Page 38 omitted in numbering.

1. Record of answers received, December 1, 1859-March 20, 1860
pages 1-14

crania_americana'>2. Quotations from Morton's "Crania Americana."
pages 15-21

3. Record of answers received, March 26, 1860-June 22, 1881
pages 22-84

4. List of persons to whom memorial addresses were sent.
pages 85-91

5. Record of two letters forwarded.
page 151

6. Addresses of booksellers, old book dealers, and libraries.
page 152

7. Notes from reading.
pages 153-233

8. Lists of persons to whom copies of his books and articles were sent.
pages 234-247

9. Division into tribes and families.
pages 251-257

10. Books wanted.
pages 262-263

11. Notes from reading.
pages 266-272

12. List of works cited by Morton in his "Crania Egyptiaca" and "Crania Americana."
pages 273-276

13. Notes of books, addresses, and list of books loaned.
pages 278-280

Appendix B: Memorandum on published portions of Lewis H. Morgan's manuscript journals and Record of Indian Letters
Compiled by Elisabeth Tooker, August 1996

Manuscript Journals
Vol. 1, no. 1, "Speeches at a council of the Iroquois..."
Elisabeth Tooker's 1989 paper titled "On the Development of the Handsome Lake Religion" (Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 133, pp. 35-50) is about this manuscript and contains extracts from it: Jemmy Johnson's opening remarks on the last day (October 7) and extracts from the closing remarks of seven delegates that same day. What are apparently Ely Parker's notes on the last two days of this council (October 6 and 7) are in the Parker Papers in the American Philosophical Society Library (Freeman no. 3261) and were published in 1951 by William N. Fenton in his "Iroquois Studies at the Mid-century" (Proceedings of American Philosophical Society, vol. 95, pages 296-310), pp. 306-309. They are, then, Parker's notes for that portion of this manuscript in the Manuscript Journals that is in Parker's hand. In this connection, it is not without interest that although Parker's description of the last two days of this council is in his hand, his description of the first two days is in Morgan's. Parker apparently sent his account of the first two days to Morgan in August, 1850. Morgan then copied and returned it to Parker, who later that year sent Morgan his description of the remaining two days. Morgan published this version of Jemmy Johnson's speech on the life and teachings of Handsome Lake (what is now known as the "Code of Handsome Lake") in League of the Iroquois (1851 edition, pages 233-259) with some deletions and rearrangement.

Vol. 1, no. 6, "Notes of an expedition to Onondaga..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 26-30 publishes one extract.

Vol. 1, no. 7, "Notes of a trip up the Genesee Valley..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 31-32, 33-37 publishes two extracts.

Vol. 1, no. 10, "Record of a council adoption at which Thomas Darling, Charles T. Porter, and L.H. Morgan were received by adoption into the Seneca Nation.", October 31, 1847.
Tooker, Elisabeth, "Lewis H. Morgan and the Senecas" in Strangers to Relatives: the Adoption and Naming of Anthropologists in Native North America, edited by Sergei Kan, Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2001. pages 29-56.

Vol. 1, no. 16, "Translation of the speech made by Jimmy Johnson..."
Above entry added April 24, 2001. Three versions of this manuscript are known to have survived: this one in the Manuscript Journals, one in the Newberry, and one in the Huntington. There are minor differences in these manuscripts that appear to be changes in words and the like Parker introduced in the course of copying the manuscripts. The manuscript in the Huntington is part of the collection that the Huntington purchased from Arthur C. Parker that includes some manuscripts Parker published in his The Life of General Ely S. Parker (published in 1919 by the Buffalo Historical Society) including this one (on pp. 251-261). This manuscript in the Huntington, however, lacks the last page of the original manuscript, which page is now in the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Parker apparently did not realize this last page was missing and to make sense of those pages he did have he rearranged them.

Vol. 1, no. 17, "Notes on the Iroquois...", April, 1846
What is apparently the version of this address that Morgan gave to the New York Historical Society in April, 1846 was published in 1928 by Arthur C. Parker in his "Government and Institutions of the Iroquois" (Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archaeological Association, Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, vol. 7, no.1). On page 92 of his 1923 "Bibliography of Lewis H. Morgan" (Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, vol. 2, pages 83-97) Donald B. Gilchrist lists such a paper as Parker describes. It is not now in the University of Rochester Library, nor is it in the Reynolds Library (now incorporated into the holdings of the main branch of the Rochester Public Library), Morgan made some relatively extensive changes in wording in this version that Arthur Parker published as compared to that in the Manuscript Journals--which is probably the original one, the paper he delivered to the Rochester chapter of the Grand Order of the Iroquois on November 7, 1845.

Vol. 1, no. 20, "Notes of an expedition to the old fortifications near Geneva..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 21-24 publishes one extract.

Vol. 1, no. 21, "Letter from Ely S. Parker to Lewis H. Morgan."
William N. Fenton published this letter in Appendix B (pages 153-158) as well as facsimiles of the first and last pages of the manuscript (Plates 17 and 18) in 1941 in his "Tonawanda Longhouse Ceremonies: Ninety Years After Lewis Henry Morgan" (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 128, pages 139-165).

Vol. 2, nos. 4 & 5, "Tonawanda..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 115-134 publishes extensive extracts.

Vol. 2, no. 6, "Expedition to Grand River..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 137-142 publishes the entire manuscript.

Vol. 2, no. 7, "Visit to Tonawanda..."
Elisabeth Tooker, Lewis H. Morgan on Iroquois Material Culture (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1994), pages 145-160 publishes the entire manuscript.

Vol. 3, no. 1, "Journal of a Visit to Kansas and Nebraska in May and June, 1859"
Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959), pages 24-73 and Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (New York: Dover, 1993), pages 25-82 publishes extensive extracts.

Vol. 3, no. 2, "Notes of a Visit to Kansas and Nebraska in May and June, 1860"
Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959), pages 74-105 and Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (New York: Dover, 1993), pages 83-118 publishes extensive extracts.

Vol. 4, no. 1, "Journal of a Visit to Pembina and Fort Garry on the Red River of the North, July and August, 1861"
Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959), pages 106-130 and Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (New York: Dover, 1993), pages 119-150 publishes extensive extracts.

Vol. 5, no. 5, "Journal of an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains by the Missouri River in, May, June, and July, 1862"
Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959), pages 135-200 and Leslie A White, editor, Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals, 1859-62 (New York: Dover, 1993), pages 154-231 publishes extensive extracts.

Record of Indian Letters
Vol. 1, no. 2, "An account of the discovery of a system of relationship..."
Leslie A. White published this in 1957 in his "How Morgan Came to Write Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity" (Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, vol. 42, pages 257-268).



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