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Besides the above, Mr. Hendricks has also presented a typical collection from the Stoney Indians, living in the vicinity of Banff, Canada.
Due to the generosity of Mr. Archer M. Huntington, the Museum acquired a most valuable addition on the early history of the American Indian.  This is a book comprising twelve water-color paintings made about 1860 by George Catlin.  These are described by labels in Catlin's handwriting.  There have been but two or three of these sketches published, and the Museum contemplates issuing facsimiles of the entire portfolio.
Mrs. Thea Heye presented the Museum with a collection of about 120 specimens from the Macoa Indians of Sierra de Perija, Venezuela.  These were collected by the late Mr. Theodoor de Booy, and is the first collection of ethnology made from these inaccessible people.  It is a complete lot of the material culture of the Macoas, and contains some remarkable dance head-dresses.
Mr. Rodman Wanamaker presented the Museum with twelve sculptured stone objects from Guatemala, including a very unique and large carved stone slab.

GIFTS
The following made gifts to the Museum of specimens, photographs and books, etc.:
Mr. Eugene C. Alder
American Geographical Society
American Numismatic Society
Mr. William Baake
Mr. Frank Barnaby
Mr. Frank M. Barnes
Mr. Henry G. Bayer
Rev. W.R. Blackie
Mr. Sumner Blakemore
Mr. Reginald Pelham Bolton
Mr. John Bryden and Fenton Bryden, Jr.
Sr. Jose Diez Camejo
Mr. George Cargill
Mr. J.M. Carson
Mrs. James B. Clemens
Mr. E.O. Cockayne
Mr. A.B. Comer
Mr. E.H. Davis
Mrs. Theodoor de Booy
Sr. Miguel A. Carvajal de Castro
Mr. L.F.H. Delany
Mr. F.S. Dellenbaugh
Lieut. G.T. Emmons
Dr. J. Walter Fewkes
Mr. Albert T. Gale
Mr. Langdon Gibson
Dr. Herbert F. Gillette
Honorable Anthony J. Griffin
Mr. G.G. Hale
Dr. Nelson R. Hall
Mr. William D. Halsey
Mr. V.T. Hammer
Miss Edith Hendricks
Mr. Frank S. Herrmann
Mrs. George G. Heye
Mr. Paul Livingston Keil
Mr. Charles H. Kelsey
Mr. Willard Kent
Mr. Joseph Keppler
Mr. Fred L. King
Mr. George J. Lafave
Major J.V. Lauderdale
Mr. Samuel K. Lothrop
Mr. S.W. McCallie
Miss Agnes Mackay
Mr. W.J. Mackay
Mr. Levi W. Mengel
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Lieut. James H. Moffat
Mr. Wm. A. Moore
Mr. John B. Morris
Mr. John B. Morris, Jr.
Mr. James R. Northrup
Mr. Amos Oneroad
Mr. W.C. Orchard
Mrs. Elsie Clewes Parsons
Mr. L.H. Putnam
Mr. H.H. Rice
Dr. Edward H. Rogers
Mrs. Foster H. Saville
Mr. Victor Schindler
Mr. J.P. Schumacher
Mr. Remington Schuyler
Dr. L.C. Smith
Mr. Frank G. Speck
Mr. D.E. Stubbs
Mr. Joseph Thatcher
Mrs. Noble Thompson
Mrs. Star Thompson
Dr. Arthur B. Townshend
Mr. Sidney R. Turnder
Mr. Edward Van Altena
Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen
Mr. H.S. Wakeman
Mr. Rodman Wanamaker
Mrs. Holland Whitney
Mr. Harry J. Worthington
Mr. Ernest J. Young

LIBRARY
I hereby quote from a letter, dated April 22, 1920, received from Dr. Isaiah Bowman, Director of the American Geographical Society, which shows the status of our library at present:
"I have the following report to make upon the Library of the Museum of the American Indian:

(1) Books and pamphlets....................  1,338
(2) Periodicals (bound and unbound)........    688 ±
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    Total..................................  2,026
(3) Accessions from April 1, 1919, to April 1, 1920:
    Books..................................      2
    Periodicals............................     50 ±

"It is not possible to turn a group of periodicals into a fixed number of volumes since in the binding of a series the ultimate number of volumes varies with decisions as to the scope of the individual volume.  A 'plus or minus' sign, therefore, follows two entries above.
"In the above are not counted two shelves full of extracts, reprints and separates, now uncatalogued. . . ."
The total number of gifts for the year, outside of those donated directly by the Trustees, is as follows:

Specimens.................................  2,197
Negatives.................................    950
Publications..............................    235
Maps......................................     31
Paintings.................................      8
Deeds.....................................      1
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Grand Total...............................  3,422
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.