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Historic Texts Archive

Click on the links below to access digital versions of historic and out-of-print texts pertaining to the history and archaeology of Mississippi, and the study of North American Indians. Texts are provided in .DjVu, .PDF, .HTML, and .TXT formats.

Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History: The James A. Ford Collection

Analysis of Indian Village Site Collections from Louisiana and Mississippi, by James A. Ford, 1936

Archeology of the Fatherland site; the Grand Village of the Natchez, by Robert S. Neitzel, 1965

Animal Carvings from Mounds of the Mississippi Valley, by Henry W. Henshaw, 1883

Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley, by William Henry Holmes, 1886

Aboriginal Pottery of the Eastern United States, by William Henry Holmes, 1903

Foot-prints of Vanished Races in the Mississippi Valley, by Alban Jasper Conant, 1879

Study of North American Archaeology, by Cyrus Thomas, 1898

Some Observations on the Ethnography and Archaeology of the American Aborigines, by Samuel George Morton, 1846

Games of the North American Indians, by Stewart Culin, 1907

The Indians of North America in Historic Times, by Cyrus Thomas, 1903

Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians, by William Henry Jackson, 1877

Portraits of North American Indians, with Sketches of Scenery, etc., by John Mix Stanley, 1852

Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America, from Childhood to the Age of Nineteen: with Anecdotes Descriptive of their Manners and Customs. To which is added, some account of the soil, climate and vegetable productions of the territory westward of the Mississippi, by John Dunn Hunter, 1824

The Pioneers, Preachers, and People of the Mississippi Valley, by William Henry Milburn, 1860

Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slaves in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Volume IX, Mississippi Narratives, by Work Projects Administration, 1941

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