Arthur Caswell Parker Papers

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Arthur Caswell Parker papers
Creator: Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955
Call Number: A.P23
Dates: 1855-1952
Physical Description: 14 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence, 1860-1952
Series II: Subject files
Series III: American Indians, by subject
Series IV: Family ephemera: Arthur C. Parker, Ely S. Parker, and the Parker family
Series V: Unpublished articles & speeches by Arthur C. Parker
Series VI: Newspaper articles and plays by Arthur C. Parker
Series VII: Published writings by Arthur C. Parker, 1900-1952, undated
Series VIII: Speeches by Arthur C. Parker, 1920-1951
Series IX: Radio scripts
Collection Overview
Title: Arthur Caswell Parker papers
Creator: Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955
Call Number: A.P23
Dates: 1855-1952
Physical Description: 14 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Arthur Caswell Parker, archaeologist, historian, and museologist, was born on April 5, 1881, on the Cattaraugus Reservation of the Seneca Nation of New York. He was the son of Frederick Ely Parker of the Seneca nation and Geneva Griswold Parker, a teacher on the reservation of European descent. In 1903, A. C. Parker was adopted into the tribe and given the Seneca name Gawaso Wanneh (Big Snowflake). His uncle, Nicholson Henry Parker, was an influential Seneca leader, and his grandfather's younger brother was Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca chief as well as brigadier general and military secretary to General Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War. With an upbringing influenced by both traditional Seneca religion and Christianity and a strong interest in history, A.C. Parker went on to write many articles and become a noted authority on American Indian culture. Parker founded the Society of American Indians in 1911 and edited their publication, American Indian Magazine, from 1915-1920, and he directed the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration-sponsored and WPA-funded Indian Arts Project in the 1930s. Parker was the director of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences from 1924 to 1945, and he was elected the first President of the Society for American Archaeology in 1935. While residing near Naples, New York, Arthur Caswell Parker died on January 1, 1955, at the age of 73.

Scope and Content
The Arthur Caswell Parker Papers contains correspondence including letters written by Ely Samuel Parker, as well as Frederick Ward Putnam, Horace Porter, Theodore Roosevelt, Nathan L. Miller, Allen Macy Dulles, Woodrow Wilson, James Schoolcraft Sherman, William Howard Taft, and Lewis Henry Morgan. This collection also includes Parker's extensive research, published and unpublished articles, and lectures on museums, archaeology, and American Indians, particularly those of New York State, including their history, culture, problems, legislation, administration, rights and citizenship. Related topics include the American Indian in World War I, American Indian Day, Harriet Maxwell Converse, Cornplanter, Lewis Henry Morgan, Mary Jemison, the Parker family, and Red Jacket. There are six volumes of radio scripts delivered in 1937 through 1938 under the title A Romance of Old Indian Days as well as the 1943-1944 radio scripts of the Rochester War Council's Speakers' Bureau.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
Indians of North America
Iroquois Indians
Antiquities
Museums
Correspondence
Essays
Speeches
Radio scripts
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955
Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Arthur Caswell Parker Papers were presented to the University of Rochester Library by Dr. Arthur Caswell Parker on June 21, 1952, and January 1, 1953.Access
The Arthur Caswell Parker 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
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Administrative Information
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence, 1860-1952
Includes 56 letters from the following persons indexed: Abbott, Lyman; Dewey, Thomas Edmund; Dollner, H; Dulles, Allen Macy; Finley, John Huston; Gannett, Frank Ernest; Lane, Franklin Knight; Letchworth, William Pryor; Miller, Nathan L.; Morgan, Lewis Henry; Parker, Ely Samuel; Poletti, Charles; Porter, Horace; Putnam, Frederick Ward; Rhees, Rush; Roosevelt, Theodore; Sherman, James Schoolcraft; Starr, Frederick; Taft, William Howard; Wadsworth, James Wolcott; Wilson, Woodrow; Work, Hubert

Box 1, Folder 11860-1909
Box 1, Folder 21910-1917
Box 1, Folder 31918-1919
Box 1, Folder 41920-1925
Box 1, Folder 51926-1934
Box 1, Folder 6January-April 1935
Box 1, Folder 7May-December 1935
Box 1, Folder 81936-1945
Box 1, Folder 91946
Box 1, Folder 101947-1952
Box 1, Folder 11Undated and fragments
Series II: Subject files
Box 2, Folder 1American Indian Day, 1913-1916
Box 2, Folder 2American Indian Day, Red Fox James
Box 2, Folder 3American Indian Day, 1926-1945
Box 2, Folder 4Archeological surveys
Box 2, Folder 5Bonesteele Cobblestone House, Victor, NY
Box 2, Folder 6Boy Scouts
Box 2, Folder 7Cloud, Rev. Henry Roe
Box 2, Folder 8Converse, Harriet Maxwell
Box 2, Folder 9Cornplanter
Box 2, Folder 10Denonville
Box 2, Folder 11Flint Mine Hill
Box 2, Folder 12Genesee Valley Hiking Club
Box 2, Folder 13Indians Administration: Report on problems
Box 2, Folder 14Indian Advisory Council: Correspondence
Box 4, Folder 1Jemison, Mary, September 17, 1933
Newsclippings on the 100th anniversary of her death

Box 4, Folder 2Kaler, Mrs. Iola Shanks / Iola Sanitarium, August 12, 1937
Newsclipping

Box 4, Folder 3Museums, surveys and correspondence, 1934
Box 4, Folder 4Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1934
Newsclippings and correspondence related to the 100th anniversary

Box 4, Folder 5Mountpleasant, Chief John and Caroline (sister of Ely Parker)
Newsclippings

Box 4, Folder 6NYS Historical Association
Newsclippings, correspondence, typescripts of by-laws and a speech given by then President A.C. Parker

Box 4, Folder 7Payne Stone Age collection, March 25, 1935
Typescript memorandum

Box 4, Folder 8Pima Indians, 1911-1912
Correspondence, printed material, and typescript articles

Box 4, Folder 9Red Jacket
Correspondence, 1943, and photocopied typescript speech delivered in 1805

Box 4, Folder 10Rochester Museum of Arts & Sciences, 9th Annual Report, 1946
Box 4, Folder 11Rochester War Council speakers bureau
Correspondence from 1943-1944, speaker schedules, and 1944 Annual Report given by Chairman A.C. Parker

Box 4, Folder 12Rugg Text Books
Chairman A.C. Parker's report on the Character of Textbooks in Rochester Schools, 1940

Box 4, Folder 13Six Nations Association
Printed ephemera, 1933, and typescript of Declaration of SNA

Box 4, Folder 14State parks: Alleghany and Letchworth
Correspondence, 1926-1928, and proposal for Indian village & garden at Letchworth and Stockade at Alleghany.

Box 4, Folder 15Sullivan's expedition, correspondence, 1935
Box 4, Folder 16Tonawanda Indian Falls Park
Correspondence, 1923-1924, and newclippings, photographs, and layouts re: park project

Box 4, Folder 17-18Tonawanda Indian Reservation
Correspondence, meeting notes, typescript of Constitution, and proposals, August 1935-December 1936

Box 4, Folder 19Union College
Newclippings and 1940 Commencement program. ACP received an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

Box 4, Folder 20Troyer, Carlos - "Carlos Troyer and his contribution to Indian lore and music."
Typescript of essay by Joseph DePort

Series III: American Indians, by subject
Box 3, Folder 1Agreements, legal papers, and actions
Box 3, Folder 2Articles & speeches
Box 3, Folder 3Citizenship
Box 3, Folder 4Commissions, state and federal
Box 3, Folder 5Congressional reports
Box 3, Folder 6Education
Box 3, Folder 7Land allotments & protection
Box 3, Folder 8Legislation, 1859-1935
Box 3, Folder 9National Congress of American Indians
Box 3, Folder 10New York Indian Report
Box 3, Folder 11Publications
Box 3, Folder 12Reorganization acts (Modified Wheeler-Howard Act)
Box 3, Folder 13Rights association
Box 3, Folder 14Stories
Box 3, Folder 15World War I
Box 3, Folder 16Yale-Toronto Conference on The North American Indian Today, September 4-16, 1939
Series IV: Family ephemera: Arthur C. Parker, Ely S. Parker, and the Parker family
Box 5, Folder 1Arthur C. Parker: Articles and addresses, fragments, including essay by ACP
Box 5, Folder 2Arthur C. Parker: Awards and citations
Box 5, Folder 3Arthur C. Parker: Biographical and bibliographical material, 1900-1931
Box 5, Folder 4Arthur C. Parker: Employment
Box 5, Folder 5Arthur C. Parker: Employees' retirement
Box 5, Folder 6Arthur C. Parker: Memberships
Box 5, Folder 7Arthur C. Parker: Memorabilia
Box 5, Folder 8Arthur C. Parker: Miscellaneous - cartoons, editorials, reviews, etc.
Box 5, Folder 9Arthur C. Parker: Museum work record
Box 5, Folder 10Arthur C. Parker: Newspaper clippings
Box 5, Folder 11Arthur C. Parker: Newspaper reviews of speeches, articles, etc.
Box 5, Folder 12Photographs
Arthur C. Parker, Geneva H. (Griswold) Parker (mother of ACP), Laura Doctor, Museum photos, and Elizabeth Johnson Parker (mother of Ely Parker). 21 photos and one printed image of Arthur C. Parker.

Box 5, Folder 13Ely S. Parker - Correspondence and printed material, 1855-1919

Box 5, Folder 14Parker family - Martha, Nicholson, William, and family history, 1870-1909
Includes correspondence, printed material, and manuscript

Box 5, Folder 15Parker, Geneva H. and Frederick E. (Arthur C. Parker's parents), 1900-1929
Includes correspondence, biographical information, printed material, and addresses

Series V: Unpublished articles & speeches by Arthur C. Parker
Box 6, Folder 1"Dreams come true", 1941
Box 6, Folder 2"The amazing Iroquois: Niagara, the keystone of the continent", 1945
Box 6, Folder 3"The amazing Iroquois: land of the Indian pride", 1946
Box 6, Folder 4"American archeology celebrates its centennial", 1947
Box 6, Folder 5"An anthropologist looks at American Indian medicine", 1947
Box 6, Folder 6"American anthropology, its scope and its problems"
Box 6, Folder 7"The background of investigation"
Box 6, Folder 8"Dawn of the scientific approach"
Box 6, Folder 9"The deculturation of the Iroquois"
Box 6, Folder 10"The duel of the dream tests or How Joanike overcame enchantment by guessing dreams"
Box 6, Folder 11"[Flint Mine Hill]"
Box 6, Folder 12"How Honoh climbed the tallest tree in the world"
Box 6, Folder 13"Ideas of the Iroquois regarding dolls and other effigies of the human figure"
Box 6, Folder 14"The magic flute and the green sprig of courage"
Box 6, Folder 15"New York and the Eastern Woodlands"
Box 6, Folder 16"Putting over the draft with the New York Indians"
Box 6, Folder 17"The rambling lore of Aceropolis"
Box 6, Folder 18"Rambling lore of Rumpus Hill"
Box 6, Folder 19"Whence and whither Oswego"
Series VI: Newspaper articles and plays by Arthur C. Parker
Box 7, Folder 1"Men and events leading up to the Pickering Treaty", 1917
Box 7, Folder 2"Men who are making Albany", 1920
Box 7, Folder 3"Great Capitol area empire seen", 1923
Box 7, Folder 4"City grants less than 10 cents", 1926
Box 7, Folder 5"Municipal museum has outgrown quarters", 1926
Box 7, Folder 6"[Museum] space will be filled", 1926
Box 7, Folder 7"Life story of Mary Jemison", 1933
Box 7, Folder 8"Modern museums do not even tire workers", 1935
Box 7, Folder 9"Hobbies have proved a recreational avocation", 1936
Box 7, Folder 10"Has museum gone high-hat?", 1941
Box 7, Folder 11"[Bare Hill and the Mighty Snake]", 1949
Box 7, Folder 12"[New York State freedom train]", 1949
Box 7, Folder 13"The Iroquois have a homecoming"
Box 7, Folder 14"Italy Hill game refuge"
Box 7, Folder 15"Need for keeping abreast of times"
Box 7, Folder 16"Origin of American Indians"
Box 7, Folder 17"The rambling lore of the Canandaigua country"
Box 7, Folder 18Play: "The league of peace", 1940
Mimeographed typescript, 9 pages

Box 7, Folder 19Play: "The first grand lodge, a Masonic drama"
Typescript, 18 pages

Series VII: Published writings by Arthur C. Parker, 1900-1952, undated
Box 8, Folder 1"The triumph of woman's wit." Dickinson Union 6:3 (December, 1900): 47-50
Offprint.

Box 8, Folder 2"Secret medicine societies of the Seneca." American Anthropologist 2:2 (April-June, 1909): 161-185
Offprint with 1910 French review by N. Ivanitzki

Box 8, Folder 3"Iroquois sun myths." The Journal of American Folk-Lore 23:90 (October-December, 1910): 3-8
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 4"The League of the Five Nations." Livingston County Historical Society (1910): 25-41
Offprint

Box 8, Folder 5"The origin of Iroquois silversmithing." American Anthropologist 12:3 (July-September, 1910): 349-357
Offprint

Box 8, Folder 6"Additional notes on Iroquois silversmithing." American Anthropologist 13:2 (April-June, 1911): 283-293
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 7"The influence of the Iroquois on the history and archeology of the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, and the adjacent region." Proceedings of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society 10 (1911): 1-38
Address delivered by ACP on December 10, 1909. Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 8"Mary Jemison, the White captive of the Genesee." The Assembly Herald (February, 1911): 3-5
Offprint

Box 8, Folder 9"The mission of making new Americans from old." The Assembly Herald (February, 1911): 66-68
Offprint

Box 8, Folder 10"The philosophy of Indian education." First Annual Conference of the American Indian Association, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, October 12-15, 1911
Pages 1-7

Box 8, Folder 11"Progress for the Indian." The Southern Workman 41:11 (November, 1912): 628-636
Full issue and two offprints

Box 8, Folder 12"Certain Iroquois tree myths and symbols." American Anthropologist 14:4 (October-December, 1912): 608-620
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 13"Old Squawkie Hill." An address delivered August 22, 1911. Livingston County Historical Society (1912-1913): 27-37
Offprint

Box 8, Folder 14"Superstitions of and about the American Indian." Thirtieth Annual Report. Thirteen Club (January, 1913): 21-27
Complete issue and dinner program

Box 8, Folder 15"Legal status of the American Indian." Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples 5th Session (October 14-16, 1914): 77-82
Offprint and typescript note of ACP

Box 8, Folder 16"The legal status of the American Indian." Quarterly Journal of the Society of American Indians (July-September, 1914): 213-218
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 17"Occupations of the American Indian." The Indian Leader 19:5 (October, 1915): 18-22
Complete issue

Box 8, Folder 18"The American Indian, the government and the country." Quarterly Journal of the Society of American Indians 4:1 (January-June, 1916): 38-49
Offprint, 3 copies

Box 8, Folder 19"Habitat groups in wax and plaster." Proceeding of American Associations of Museums (December, 1916): 78-84
Original pages removed from issue

Box 8, Folder 20"The origin of the Iroquois as suggested by their archeology." American Anthropologist 18:4 (October-December, 1916): 479-507
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 21"The social elements of the Indian problem." The American Journal of Sociology 22:22 (September, 1916): 252-267
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 8, Folder 22"The White Aryan and the Red American." Quarterly Journal of the Society of American Indians (1916): 121-128
Proofsheets

Box 8, Folder 23"The civic and governmental ideals of the Iroquois Confederacy." Case and Comment 23:9 (February, 1917): 717-719
Complete issue and offprint

Box 9, Folder 1"How flint arrowheads are made." American Indian Magazine 5:3 (Autumn, 1917): 160-165
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 2"The constitution of the Five Nations: a reply." American Anthropologist 20:1 (January-March, 1918): 120-124
Offprint

Box 9, Folder 3"Making democracy safe for the Indian." American Indian Magazine 6:1 (Spring, 1918): 25-29
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 4"Notes on the Banner Stone, with some inquiries as to its purpose." New York State Museum Bulletin 196 (1916): 165-176
Offprint

Box 9, Folder 5American Indian Freemasonry. Albany, NY: Buffalo Consistory, 1919
Printed pamphlet, 2 copies

Box 9, Folder 6"Champlain's assault on the fortified town of the Oneidas 1615." Fourteenth Report of the Director of the New York State Museum 1917 (1919): 165-173
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 9, Folder 7"Contact period Seneca site, situated at Factory Hollow, Ontario County, NY." Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association (Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter) 1:2 (1919): 3-30
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 8"The Iroquois in Canada." Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Thirty-first Annual Archaeological Report (1919): 9-55
Complete issue, signed, and original typescript

Box 9, Folder 9"Presentation and unveiling of the Morgan tablet." Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association (Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter) 1:3 (1919): 22-27
Complete issue, 3 copies

Box 9, Folder 10"Freemasonry among the American Indians." The Builder 6:11 (November, 1920): 295-298
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 11"Indian tribal government a failure." State Service 4:2 (February, 1920): 99-102
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 12"[Letchworth Memorial Address]." Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the William Pryor Letchworth Memorial Association (May 26, 1920): 10-16
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 13"The New York Indian complex and how to solve it." Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association (Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter) 2:1 (1920): 3-20
Complete issue and original typescript with manuscript corrections

Box 9, Folder 14Parker, A.C. and G.E.E. Lindquist. The Indians of New York State. New York, NY: Home Missions Council, 1921
Pamphlet, 3 copies

Box 9, Folder 15"Livingston county centennial address"
Typescript, signed

Box 9, Folder 16"The Mound Builder culture in New York." New York State Museum Bulletins 219, 220 (1921): 3-12
Offprint

Box 9, Folder 17"The aboriginal occupation of New York." New York State Museum Educational Leaflet Series 1 (1922): 1-7
Single sheets, stapled. Adapted from "The Archeological History of New York, Part 1." Archeologist, New York State Museum 235-236 (1922): 7-36.

Box 9, Folder 18Secrets of the Temple. Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Consistory, 1922
Pamphlet, 2 copies

Box 9, Folder 19"The double-headed eagle and whence it came." The Builder 9:5 (May, 1923): 138-142
Complete issue

Box 9, Folder 20Method in Archaeology. Toronto: The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 1923
Pamphlet, 3 copies

Box 9, Folder 21"Why all this secrecy?" The Builder (December, 1923): 361-363
Clipping

Box 9, Folder 22"American Indian masonry." The Builder 10:5 (May, 1924): 137-138
Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 1"Fundamental factors in Seneca Folk lore." New York State Museum Bulletin 253 (1924): 49-66
Offprints, 2 copies

Box 10, Folder 2"The great Algonkin flint mines." Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association (Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter) 4:4 (1925): 105-125
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 10, Folder 3"Unhistorical museums." Museum Work 6:5 (January-February, 1924): 155-158
Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 4"An approach to a plan for historical society museums." Museum Work 8:2 (July-August, 1925): 47-56
Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 5"American Indian freemasonry." Masonic Outlook (February, 1926); no pages
Clippings from scrapbook

Box 10, Folder 6"The ark of the covenant in the light of modern research." The Builder 12:2 (February, 1926): 45-48
Complete issue, 2 copies

Box 10, Folder 7"The Scottish pioneers of Caledonia." Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series (1926): 275-291 plus illustration
Offprint

Box 10, Folder 8"The amazing Iroquois." Art and Archaeology 23:3 (March, 1927): 99-108
Complete issue and offprint

Box 10, Folder 9Charles Williamson Builder of the Genesee Country. Rochester, NY: Rochester Historical Society, 1927
Reprinted for the Rochester Municipal Museum Publication Series 6. Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 10"Legend of famous oil spring of Senecas." The Pure Oil News (July, 1927): 18
Clipping

Box 10, Folder 11"Faking antique furniture." The Dearborn Independent 27: 15 (January 29, 1927): 6-7
Complete issue and clippings from scrapbook

Box 10, Folder 12"Notes on the ancestry of Cornplanter." Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association (Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter) 5:2 (1927): 3-22
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 10, Folder 13"Indian medicine and medicine men." Archaeological Report of the Ontario Provincial Museum (1928): 3-11
Offprint, 1 complete copy, and offprint with accompanying manuscript notes adapted for lecture at the Rochester Academy of Medicine

Box 10, Folder 14"The museum of history vs. the historical society exhibit." Museum Service (June 15, 1928)
A paper read before the American Association of Museums, May 17, 1928. Pamphlet, with accompanying pamphlet, "Work Plan of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Science."

Box 10, Folder 15"Aboriginal cultures and chronology of the Genesee Country." Rochester Academy of Science 6:8 (September, 1929): 243-283
Offprint

Box 10, Folder 16"'Collecting' an old country store." Rochester Commerce (September 23, 1929): 5, 11
Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 17"An educational and museum program for Letchworth State Park." New York State Museum Bulletin 284 (1929): 73-80 and plates
Offprint, 3 copies

Box 10, Folder 18"Influence of the Erie Canal in the development of New York State." Rochester Historical Society (March 10, 1929): 265-280
Proof, bound, of the lecture delivered at the exercises in honor of the Erie Canal and the New England Pioneers

Box 10, Folder 19"Modern museums stand for commerce." Rochester Commerce (June 24, 1929): 5
Complete issue, typescript notes and clipping

Box 10, Folder 20"Solving the New York Indian problem." The Six Nations 3:1 (January, 1929): 1-16
Offprint

Box 10, Folder 21"Why not be an uncle?" Spokes 17: 15 (August 13, 1929): 4
Complete issue

Box 10, Folder 22"Myths have real meaning." Rochester Commerce (December 8, 1930): 6, 11
Complete issue, 2 copies

Box 10, Folder 23"The attitude of the American Indian to American life." Religious Education 26:2 (February, 1931): 111-114
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 1"Early Rochester." Unknown Rochester publication, July 1931
Clipping and photocopy

Box 11, Folder 2"Patriot Red men in the American Revolution." Wyoming Commemorative Association (July 3, 1931): 7-19
Address delivered on the 153rd Anniversary of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Complete issue and typescript

Box 11, Folder 3"Big tree remembers." Masonic Outlook (November, 1932): 72-73, 93
Clipping

Box 11, Folder 4"Scouts may save America's pre-history." Scouting 20:5 (May, 1932): 148
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 5"Dramatize the vital things of masonry." Kansas Masonic Digest (May 1933): no pages
Clipping

Box 11, Folder 6"In the cave of transformation." The Canadian Theosophist (February 15, 1933): 393-397
Clipping. Typescript of article, written c.1928, with ACP's manuscript corrections. Complete issue of French translation: "La Grotte des Transformations." Le Symbolisme 175 (July, 1933): 178-189, and related English newsclipping

Box 11, Folder 7"Whence came the American race?" The Indian Leader 37:3 (September 22, 1933): 1-2
Letter to the Editor, clipping

Box 11, Folder 8"Catalog problems of museums." American Association of Museums 11:14 (January 15, 1934): 6-8
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 9Indian episodes of New York. Rochester, NY: Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1935
Pamphlet to accompany the pictorial map of the same name

Box 11, Folder 10"The small history museum." New York History 16: 2 (April, 1935): 189-195
Delivered as an address before the New York State Historical Association, Chautauqua, August 23, 1934. Special printing, 2 copies

Box 11, Folder 11"A museum sponsors an Indian Arts Project." Social Welfare Bulletin 7:1-2 (January and February, 1936): 12-14
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 12"The museum brings the world to the classroom." The Science Counselor 3:1 (March, 1937): 12
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 13"God's business and the King's glory: an account of the burning of Schenectady. 1690." Rochester Museum of Arts and Science (Staff Lectures and Addresses), February 8, 1940
Bound typescript. Written on the occasion of the 250th Anniversary of the Schenectady burning

Box 11, Folder 14"The realistic idealism of Lotze." Rochester Museum of Arts and Science (Staff Lectures and Addresses), December 16, 1940
Bound typescript. A review of the philosophy of Rudolph Hermann Lotze (1817-1881) and read before the Rochester Philosophical Society

Box 11, Folder 15"The local history museum and the war program." Bulletins of the American Association fro State and Local History 1:4 (October, 1942): 75-112
Offprint, 2 copies

Box 11, Folder 16"The unknown mother of Red Jacket." New York History (October, 1943): 525-533
Offprint with related typescript notes as well as original typescript, with manuscript corrections

Box 11, Folder 17A paragraph history of the Rochester Chapter, SAR. Rochester, NY: Sons of the American Revolution, Rochester Chapter, 1944
Pamphlet edited by ACP

Box 11, Folder 18"The riddle of the state." Rochester Museum of Arts and Science (Staff Lectures and Addresses), January 17, 1944
Bound typescript. An address delivered before the Rochester Philosophical Society

Box 11, Folder 19"Address to the Oswego regional meeting." The State Historical Association 13:4 (November, 1945): 13, 18-19
Box 11, Folder 20"Lewis Henry Morgan as social philosopher." Union Worthies 1 (1945): 10-15
Complete issue, 2 copies

Box 11, Folder 21"What is a transorama?" The Museums Journal 45:7 (October, 1945): 114
Complete issue

Box 11, Folder 22"Aspects of philosophical thought in primitive societies." Rochester Museum of Arts and Science (Staff Lectures and Addresses), April 1947
Bound typescript. Read before the Philosophers' Club of Rochester

Box 11, Folder 23"The future rules us now." The Philalethes (July, 1947): 11
Clipping

Box 11, Folder 24"Financing museums of history: analyze before you ask." The Museum News 28:1 (May 1, 1950): 6-8
Complete issue and typescript

Box 11, Folder 25"Abelard Reynolds and the Rochester Rappings." Rochester Scrapbook (1951): no pages
Typescript

Box 11, Folder 26"The role of contagion in the conquest of America." The Galleon 8 (1952): 1-4
Complete issue. A paper read before the Society for Colonial History, September 18, 1949

Box 11, Folder 27Wanneh, Gawaso [pseudonym of ACP]. "The transcendent word"
Typescript with notation in ACP's handwriting: "Published in Switzerland. Tr. in French"

Series VIII: Speeches by Arthur C. Parker, 1920-1951
Box 12, Folder 1"A solution of the New York Indian problem." As reported to the State Museum, State Education Department, 1920
Typescript with manuscript corrections, 9 pages

Box 12, Folder 2"The evolution of New York archeology." Delivered before the Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter of the New York State Archeological Association, 1927
Typescript with manuscript corrections, 18 pages

Box 12, Folder 3"Lewis Henry Morgan." Delivered before the Labor Forum, November, 1928
Bound typescript, 2 copies

Box 12, Folder 4"The plan of the small history museum." Delivered before the American Association of Museums, June 1934
Typescript, 11 pages

Box 12, Folder 5"Iroquois studies since Morgan's investigations." Delivered before the Russian Academy of Science, September 1935
Bound typescript, 2 copies, and typescript, 8 pages

Box 12, Folder 6"Lewis H. Morgan and the League of the Iroquois." Delivered before the Russian Academy of Science, 1935
Bound typescript

Box 12, Folder 7"American Indian Day in the Year 1936"
Typescript, 6 pages

Box 12, Folder 8"Lingering folk ways of the Seneca." Delivered at Section H (Anthropology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, June 17, 1936
Unpublished, but also read to the Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter of the New York State Archeological Association, no date noted. Bound typescript and typescript, 12 pages

Box 12, Folder 9"Presidential Address." Delivered to the Sons of the American Revolution, January 20, 1937
Typescript with manuscript corrections, 3 pages

Box 12, Folder 10"A synthesis of estimates of Kantian philosophy." Read before the Rochester Philosophical Society, March 28, 1938
Bound typescript

Box 12, Folder 11"Fables for those who are wise." Delivered before the Rochester Club on the occasion of the New York State Conference on Social Work, October 19, 1939
Bound typescript. In ACP's handwriting: "This was addressed mostly to the Indians present, Oct. 19, 1939"

Box 12, Folder 12"Address presenting scroll of adoption to Gov. Arthur H. James, Pennsylvania." Delivered, August 24, 1940
Typescript on birch paper, 1 page

Box 12, Folder 13"Planning a regional history museum." Delivered before the History Section of the American Association of Museums in Detroit, Michigan, May 22, 1940
Bound typescript, 2 copies

Box 12, Folder 14"The long house of the Iroquois and its rite of adoption." Delivered as the Director of the Rochester Museum of Arts & Sciences, [1940]
Typescript on birch paper, with manuscript corrections, 1 page

Box 12, Folder 15"The role of the Iroquois in the science of government." Delivered before the public meeting of the Sigma Xi at the University of Rochester, November 22, 1946
Typescript, with manuscript corrections, 15 pages

Box 12, Folder 16"The age-old appeal of universal freemasonry." Delivered at the Sesqui-Centennial Banquet of Franklin Lodge, No. 4, Vermont, October 15, 1947
Bound typescript and typescript with manuscript corrections, 16 pages

Box 12, Folder 17"A report to the membership." President's Report, New York State Historical Association, to be delivered at Cooperstown, September 4, 1947
Typescript, first draft, with manuscript corrections, 9 pages

Box 12, Folder 18"The treaty of Big Tree." Abstract of paper read at the 150th Anniversary of the Treaty of Big Tree, as President of the Genesee Country Historical Federation and past President of the New York State Historical Association, 1947
Typescript with manuscript corrections, 8 pages

Box 12, Folder 19"Which way now America?" Delivered at the 45th Annual Meeting of the New York State Historical Association, September 5, 1947, and at the Fifty-Second Annual State Meeting of the National Society, United States Daughters of 1812, State of New York, November 7, 1947
Program, bound typescript, 2 copies, typescript, 1st draft, 12 pages, and typescript, 2nd draft, with manuscript corrections, 11 pages

Box 12, Folder 20"Is there experimental evidence of telepathy?" Read before the Philosopher's Club of Rochester, May 16, 1949
Photocopied typescript, 2 copies, each with manuscript corrections, 13 pages each

Box 12, Folder 21"Legend of the Serpent of Nundawao." Delivered to the New York State Folklore Society, Cooperstown, 1950
Bound typescript

Box 12, Folder 22"Genius and the culture process." Read before the Philosopher's Club of Rochester, October 8, 1951
Bound typescript

Box 12, Folder 23"The aboriginal heritage of Keuka"
Typescript, 10 pages

Box 12, Folder 24"The Indians and the stars." Read before the Rochester Astronomical Society
Typescript, 4 pages

Box 12, Folder 25"[Iroquois Confederacy]"
Typescript with manuscript corrections, 9 pages

Box 12, Folder 26"Iroquois in the struggle of France", circa 1930s
Bound typescript

Series IX: Radio scripts
Box 13, Volume 1-3A romance of old Indian days, 1937-1938
Bound typescripts

Box 13, Volume 4WHAM (Rochester) Radio Broadcasts, sponsored by Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1937-1938
28 broadcasts

"Announcement of 'The Romance of Old Indian Days' programs," September 28, 1937.
"Red Jacket," October 5, 1937.
"Cornplanter Meets His Father," October 12, 1937.
"The Battle of the Cedars," October 19, 1937.
"Big Tree Remembers," October 26, 1937.
"The Pickering Treaty," November 9, 1937.
"Mary Jemison and Indian Allen," November 16, 1937.
"Farmer's Brother at Niagara," November 22, 1937.
"King Hendrick at Lake George," November 29, 1937.
"Daniel Nimham, the Patriot Chief," December 6, 1937.
"Old Chief Kanasque," December 13, 1937.
"Old King and Samuel Kirkland," December 20, 1937.
"The Cross Bearers," December 27, 1937.
"The Epic of Hiawatha, Part I," January 3, 1938.
"The Epic of Hiawatha, Part II," January 12, 1938.
"The Epic of Hiawatha, Part III," January 19, 1938.
"The Epic of Hiawatha, Part IV," February 2, 1938.
"Garangula and De La Barre," February 9, 1938.
"Logan, the Mingo," February 16, 1938.
"Handsome Lake, the Prophet," February 23, 1938.
"Adario's Philosophy," March 2, 1938.
"The Capture of Horatio Jones," March 9, 1938.
"Sir William Johnson and His Last Council," March 16, 1938.
"Molly Brant," March 23, 1938.
"Moses Van Campen Among the Indians," March 30, 1938.
"The Maple Festival," April 6, 1938.
"The Last Sacrifice of the White Dog in Rochester," April 13, 1938.
"The Coming of La Salle," April 20, 1938.
Box 14, Folder 1Rochester Speakers' Bureau: Information Bulletin radio scripts, December 16, 1943-February 29, 1944
Final typescript drafts of broadcasts, examined and approved by ACP.

Box 14, Volume 1Speakers' Bureau: Rochester War Council, radio scripts 1-86, February 24-December 10, 1943
Written by A.C. Parker
Bound typescript with correspondence

Box 14, Volume 2Information bulletin of the Speakers' Bureau, September 1, 1943-April 14, 1944
Bound typescript with related meeting notes, reports & correspondence.

Box 14, Volume 3WHAM radio scripts, examined and approved by A.C. Parker, 1943-1944
Bound typescripts



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