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4 Central and South American countries. He was discharged from duty and reported at the Museum for work on December 18, 1918. Mr. M. R. Harrington enlisted October 1, 1918, in B Company, First Provisional Regiment S. A. T. C., situated at Columbia University, New York City, to study artillery. He was ordered to the Field Artillery Central Officers' Training School at Camp Zachary Taylor, in Kentucky, early in November. The order was countermanded on account of the armistice, and he was honorably discharged from the Army on December 11, 1918. He returned to the Museum on January 1, 1919. Mr. Charles O. Turbyfill left on September 14th, 1918, to take up essential war work and returned to the Museum on February 15, 1919. Mr. Amos Oneroad, a Sioux Indian, joined the Museum staff in May, 1918, and has been employed in field work and also in the technical department. Mrs. May Loomis was added to the office department on February 15, 1919. Mr. Fred Mifsud resigned from the technical department to take up a commercial business. EXPEDITIONS. Since the last Annual Report, the following expeditions have been sent out: Hawikuh, N. M. The continued generosity of Mr. Hendricks made possible the resumption of the excavations at the ruins of Hawikuh, New Mexico. Mr. F. W. Hodge and Mr. E. F. Coffin proceeded to the field late in May, and were joined by Mr. George H. Pepper the first of July. Work was carried on to completion in the western cemetery and commenced in the eastern cemetery, while the northern refuse heap and cemetery was almost completely uncovered. Noteworthy among the results was the finding of many cremated remains in decorated jars covered in almost every case with a decorated bowl, especially in the northern cemetery, under ten feet of refuse from the Hawikuh houses. As, during the previous season, the remains of the houses, more ancient than those of Hawikuh proper, were found deep beneath the refuse of the later pueblo, indicating two periods of occupancy of the site. By the time the season's work was closed, late in September, the number of objects found exceeded those gathered during the summer of 1917. These, numbering 5,210 artifacts in all, include about 900 pottery vessels and many hundreds bone objects, besides implements an ornaments of wood, stone and shell, and a few combs and pendants inlaid with turquoise and jet. Dr Hadlicks, of the United States National Museum, to whom were sent all the skeletal material thus far recovered, has recently reported the most interesting observation that the form of the skulls of the Hawikuh dwellers is not like that of the modern Zunis, but resembles more closely the skulls of the ancient inhabitants of the Pajarito Park, northwest of Santa Fe, hundreds of [[end page]] [[start page]] 5 miles from Hawikuh. Important in this connection is the fact that some of the Hawikuh pottery is practically identical in design with the earthenware vessels from the Pajarito region. Florida. Mr. Clarence B. Moore conducted an expedition to the Northwestern Florida coast and most generously gave us all the results of his exploration. There are many unique specimens of pottery including some effigy jars and figures. New York City. Through the generosity of Mr. Samuel Riker, Jr., the archeological work at Throgs Neck and Classons Point, the Bronx, New York City, was finished under the supervision of Alanson B. Skinner, who has also conducted archeological researches on many different local sites, some of them being in the vicinity of Inwood, New York City. Mr. M. R. Harrington conducted some archeological work at Schley Avenue, in the Bronx, and at Croton Point, Westchester County, New York, in April, 1918. Long Island. Mr. Foster H. Saville excavated an Indian cemetery at Easthampton, Long Island, in May and November, obtaining a very valuable and interesting collection of Colonial and aboriginal artifacts. This was done through the generosity of Mr. James B. Ford. New England. Mr. F. H. Saville also excavated a mound at Ossipee, New Hampshire, in October with negative results. A collecting trip was made through Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, in July and August, which resulted in securing for the Museum many valuable specimens, including the large and unique collection of the late Charles R. Carr from the Indian cemetery at Warren, Rhode Island, which was presented by Mrs. Carr. Arizona. Mr. E. H. Davis made an ethnological collecting trip among the Yumas, Cocopahs, Pimas and Papagos, of Arizona, being most successful in obtaining a comprehensive collection from these peoples. West Indies. Mr. Thomas H. Huckerby continued his explorations among the West Indies, and has added many valuable specimens to our collections from the Islands of Tobage, Trinidad, Grenada, St. Vincent and several of the smaller islands. COLLECTIONS PRESENTED. The E. L. Doran collection of California archeology was presented by Mr. James B. Ford. This is a most comprehensive and valuable collection consisting of over 6,000 specimens, all of the Channel Islands and much of the southern coast of California being represented therein. The Dr. Harley Stamp collection of Eskimo archeology and ethnology was also presented by Mr. Ford. This collection contains a series of large wooden masks from the Aleutian Islands which, so far, are unique, there being no representatives in any other Museum. Mr. Ford also present seven small collections. The A. H. Verrill collection, presented by Mr. Harmon W. Hendricks, consists of ethnology and archeology from Panama. This contains many specimens from the little known tribe of Chokoi. [[end page]]
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