Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes a set of Native American clothing and tools belonging to John James Audubon that were deposited at the Academy by one of his descendants. The set includes a pair of trousers, a leather jacket, two sets of moccasins, a beaded blanket, a stone ax head, a knife scabbard, a set of bear claws, a beaded pouch, and a pelican skin blanket.
Richard H. and Edward Meyer Kern, artists and western explorers, gave the American public some of its earliest authentic graphic images of the people and landscape of Arizona, New Mexico, and southern Colorado; providing views of Canyon de Chelly, Chaco Canyon, and El Morro (Inscription Rock). This collection contains Richard and Edward's original drawings from J.H. Simpson's military reconaissance expedition to the Navajos in 1849.