Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America

George Catlin. 1842.

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The artist George Catlin dedicated himself to recording the customs of every American Indian tribe that he encountered in the West. Here, he explains why he made this commitment.

Image of Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Image of Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Image of Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Image of Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America
Short Title Notes on the N.American Indians, 1842
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Publisher W. P. Hazard
Creator George Catlin
Publication Date 1842
Number of Pages Title page, frontispiece, pp. 1-3 and 6-8
Call Number Ayer E77 .C38 1857
Location Special Collections 4th floor