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MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey

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Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Correspondent:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Culture:
Dakota -- Eastern -- medallion  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
dated 1872
Scope and Contents:
Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in the possession of J. Owen Dorsey. See also photo of medallion, filed Dak. negative number 48,408.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4815 OPPS NEG 48408
Citation:
Manuscript 4815, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4815
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4815