The Indians of Texas in 1830

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Summary

Introduction by John C. Ewers provides biographical information about Jean Louis Berlandier; his exploration of Texas; and descriptions of his botanical and ethnological specimens, drawings, and writings, which were eventually deposited at the Smithsonian and other institutions. Text includes Berlandier's 330 page manuscript, translated from French, describing Indian life and customs in Texas 1828-1829.

Author

Berlandier, Jean Louis

editor

Ewers, John Canfield

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1969

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Plants
  • History
  • Scientific illustration
  • National Collections
  • Manuscripts
  • Biography
  • Botany

Place

  • Texas
  • North America

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