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7. been on exhibit for some years at the Dyckman Institute. It is needless to say of how great importance is this large addition of Manhattan Island material to our Museum. Dr. Washington E. Fischel - Collection of ivory carvings from the Eskimo. Mr. John D. Gordon - Archaeological material from the vicinity of Norfolk, Virginia. Maurice A. Gottlieb Collection - presented by his grandson, Mr. David K. Spiegel. A very noteworthy collection of general ethnology, numbering 191 specimens. It contains many very old examples of quill and bead work, a buffalo hide shield, and many small objects of great interest. Thomas A. Howell - A collection of 134 pieces of archaeology from the island of Santo Domingo, which is undoubtedly one of the most valuable gifts, for rarity and scientific value, ever received by the Museum. The greater part of it, consisting of entire bowls, contains many forms never before described, and the stone pieces are also of the choicest kind. This most generous gift gives the Museum by far the finest collection from the island of Santo Domingo known. Mrs. Helen Fahnestock Hubbard - A collection of 31 fine and old baskets from the West coast, presented in memory of her daughter, Mrs. Helen C. Michalis. Mr. Louis G. Huntley - A collection of 107 pieces of both ethnology and ar-
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