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[[start page]] the American Indian, Heye Foundation". The sale of publications amounted to $238.46, and of the two series of colored postal cards, to $65.50. PHOTOGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT Moving picture film, negative 19,645 feet (an increase of 30 feet during the year) Moving picture film, positive 31,227 feet (an increase of 171 feet during the year) Negatives 20,818 (an increase of 162 during this year) Prints 10,879 (an increase of 436 during the year) Lantern slides 686 (no increase during the year) EXCHANGES The most important exchange, in your Director's opinion, ever undertaken by the Museum, has been consummated with Mr. John L. Nelson. From the Field Museum in Chicago, Mr. Nelson obtained practically all the ceremonial material collected by H. R. Voth in 1890-98, the first scientific collector to go among the Hopi Indians of Arizona. For this collection consisting of about one hundred masks, head-dresses and ceremonial objects, as well as one hundred seventy-eight Kachina dolls, we have given him duplicate textiles from the Navaho, Hopi, Chilkat, and from various tribes of Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, as well as our now obsolete Akeley moving picture outfit. Now that the Federal government has prohibited the purchase of any ceremonial materials from the tribes of the Southwest, the collection we obtained is conservatively worth $7500.00. 14 [[end page]] [[start page]] Another exchange of importance was made with the Horniman Museum and Library of London, England, by which we obtained some extremely old Cree quill work for Northwest coast objects. An exchange of forty-five of our publications for a collection of about eighty archaeological specimens from Costa Rica was made with Mr. Jorge A. Lines. Other advantageous exchanges were made with the Fort Ticonderoga Museum (through the Huntington Free Library and Reading Room), Dr. Marion Eppley, Captain Robert A. Bartlett, Mr. M.G. Chandler, and Mr. Harry G. Beasley. LOANS Your Director continues to believe that on general principles loans to the Museum should not be entertained, but there are occasions when the specimens offered are of such rarity that it seems advisable to accept them as deposits. The following were made this year. Alfred C. Arnold Alabaster vessel from Mexico Dr. Marion Eppley Bamboo quiver and arrow with barbed point from Motilone Indians, Venezuela Luther W. Turner Corrugated jar from Mesa Verde, Colorado Ralph Space 2 steatite pipes from Smyth County, Virginia Lieutenant German Olano 9 pieces of pottery from Colombia Godfrey J. Olsen 2 blankets, one from Mexico, one from New Mexico Mrs. Lee S. Miller Eagle feather headdress, Hunkpapa Sioux; beaded bag, Caughnawaga; 2 arrows, San Carols Apache 15 [[end page]]
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