The Harry L. George Collection of Native American artifacts at the St. Joseph Museums consists of over 4,000 objects, 200 books, numerous photographs, and hundreds of pages of early 20th century correspondence between George and dealers, collectors, and reservation agents all over the United States.
A premier source for researching Native American artifact collecting, this project seeks to make fragile materials accessible
in a safe and easy way.
- Browse items or collections
- Search specific people, objects, dates, locations, or tribes
- Learn how individuals amassed collections through correspondence
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Catalog from Ye Olde Curiosity Shop including various items and prices.
The collection of correspondence between Grace Nicholson and Harry George. Includes 61 letters and 2 postcards between August 8, 1908 and June 2,…
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Letter from Joseph Bernard to Harry George noting Alaskan items for sale and describing the same.
Letter from A.A. Bear to Harry George noting individuals at other reservations he can contact.
Photograph from unknown to Harry George of a piece of pottery.