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LNACC Library Guide:Resources for Cultural Research

This guide will help the students served by the LNACC navigate the library.

Chicano Indian American House (LNACC), 1971

Latino Native American Cultural Center picture taken from the University of Iowa Archives, Department of Special Collections : Records of the Latino-Native American Cultural Center (RG 02.03.07)


Latinx/o/a Research Databases


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Native American Research Databases

Additional Web Resources

Additional Resources

Annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology
Digitized copies of the BAE Annual Reports at Gallica
Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution began publication in 1881, though the Bureau at the time (and its reports) did not have "American" in its title. That was added to the series in 1897. The reports ceased with number 48 of the new series, published for 1930/31.
Main Oversize FOLIO E51 .U66 no.200

The North American Indian, being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska
Edward Sheriff Curtis published The North American Indian between 1907 and 1930 with the intent to record traditional Indian cultures. The work comprises twenty volumes of narrative text and photogravure images. Each volume is accompanied by a portfolio of large photogravure plates.
Main Oversize FOLIO E77 .C97 1907a

Handbook of North American Indians
A 20-volume encyclopedia summarizing knowledge about all Native peoples north of Mesoamerica, including cultures, languages, history, prehistory, and human biology. Standard reference work for anthropologists, historians, students, and the general reader. Chapters by the main authorities on each topic. Area volumes include separate chapters on all tribes. Heavily illustrated, extensive bibliographies, well indexed. Each volume may be purchased and used independently.
Main Oversize FOLIO E77 .H25
Main Reference Collection FOLIO E77 .H25

Smithsonian Institution. Annual report. (Indexes)
Government Publications Q11 .S6612 1963a

Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Government Publications Q11 .S6