An American Menagerie: The Cabinet of Squier and Davis

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A review of the collections of Ephraim George Squier and E. H. Davis, early North American anthropologists. Their "Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley" was the first book published by the Smithsonian Institution.


  • Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888
  • Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Timeline Vol. 6 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


December 1985-January 1986


  • Archaeology
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology


  • United States
  • North America

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pp. 2-17

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