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The exchange mentioned in the last annual report with Julius Carlebach has been consummated. This consists of the exchange of numerous specimens of both ethnology and archeology covering culture from North, South, and Central Americas. By this transaction the Museum has been able to fill in with adequate specimens some regions not before represented in its collections. 

An exchange still pending with the Karl-May Museum of Dresden, Germany, remains unconsummated.

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Miss Lucille Abbey  15 specimens of Aleut and Tlingit ethnology

Mr. John V. Carter  22 pottery specimens from the North Coast of Peru

Miss Palma Hope Lewis  60 archeological specimens from various areas in
the United States and 3 specimens of ethnology

Mr. William C. Elder  4 pottery jars from Putnam County, New York

Mr. Joseph Keppler  A very valuable loan collection consisting of 1,053 pieces. This has been catalogued and duly noted as The Gyantwaka Collection. It is practically entirely of ethnological specimens, but particularly noteworthy in articles from the Iroquois Indians and a large number of silver
artifacts from the southwestern part of the United States.
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