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Witcita gentes...obtained from Shot in the foot

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Informant:
Shot in the foot  Search this
Extent:
1 page
Culture:
Wichita Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
December 15, 1892
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1214-b
Topic:
Wichita Indians  Search this
Social organization -- gentes  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1214-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1214B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1214b

MS 1524 Catalogue of linguistic manuscripts of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Archives  Search this
Extent:
238 pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1894-97
Scope and Contents:
Material representing the first rough draft of a catalogue of linguistic manuscripts of the Bureau. Dr. Dorsey died before a third of the work was completed. Also miscellaneous lists.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1524
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1524, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1524
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1524

MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey

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

MS 78 Vocabulary of "Tu-u-tene" and nine confederated tribes

Creator:
Everette, Willis Eugene  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
170 pages
Culture:
Tututni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
December 12, 1882
Scope and Contents:
In Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Includes additions and corrections in red ink by J. Owen Dorsey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 78
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 78, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS78
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms78
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Bankston Johnson; Group on Porch of House in Background 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Alibamu  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 01756000
OPPS NEG 74-9221
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_32195
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James Jackson Outside House 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 01756100
OPPS NEG 74-9222
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_32196
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Betsy Joe, 76 Years Old, Dorsey's Informant, with Girl 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 01756200
OPPS NEG 74-9223
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_32197
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Betsy Joe and Daughter Maria, Bankston Johnson's Wife 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 01756400
OPPS NEG 74-9226
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_32198
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Maria (Bankston Johnson's Wife and Betsy Joe's Daughter) Near Lecompte. 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 Photoprint 004 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 01756300
OPPS NEG 74-9225
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_41094
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MS 1312 Aryan elements in Indian Mythology

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Omaha Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comparison of four of Grimm's tales with three Omaha myths. The Grimm's stories are in the hand of James Mooney.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1312
Local Note:
manuscript document and typescript document signed
Topic:
Folklore -- Omaha  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1312, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1312
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1312

MS 1319 Lakota vocabulary, with analysis and sample sentences

Creator:
Woodburn, J.M., Jr  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
18 pages
Culture:
Lakota -- Teton  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1890
Scope and Contents:
Vocabulary related to age-grades and parts of the body; sentences concern medical matters.
Biographical / Historical:
Woodburn was Agency Physician at Rosebud.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1319
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1319, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1319
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1319

MS 1346 Copy of Dr Murray's Osage vocabulary

Creator:
Murray, Dr.  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
13 pages
Culture:
Osage Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
With marginal notes and 1 page note by J. Owen Dorsey, August 24, 1881.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1346
Local Note:
Dorsey found Loew's copy to be "deficient", and made a better copy from the original source. Cf. Manuscript 4800, Osage [12].
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1346, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1346
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1346

MS 1349 Omaha vocabulary

Creator:
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Omaha Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1349
Local Note:
This copy is partially in the hand of J. Owen Dorsey.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1349, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1349
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1349

MS 1398 Lakota vocabulary, "W"-"Z"

Creator:
Cleveland, William Joshua, 1845-1910  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
33 pages
Culture:
Lakota -- Teton  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1880s
Scope and Contents:
Part of Cleveland's Manuscript dictionary of Lakota, with marginal notations by James Owen Dorsey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1398
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1398
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1398

MS 1539 Caddo vocabulary

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Deer, James H., Interpreter  Search this
Extent:
1 notebook
6 pages
2 items (slips )
Culture:
Caddo -- vocabulary  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Notebooks
Pages
Date:
September 1888
Scope and Contents:
Includes two slips by James Owen Dorsey
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1539
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1539, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1539
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1539

MS 3717 Comparative list of Central American and Polynesian words

Collector:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910  Search this
Addressee:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also letter to Dr Dorsey and Mr Hewitt relative to the list.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3717
Topic:
Polynesia  Search this
Central America  Search this
Oceania  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3717, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3717
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3717

MS 4808 Migrations of the Dakota

Creator:
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
26 Pages
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1893
Scope and Contents:
Proof sheets corrected by J. Owen Dorsey for "Dakota Grammar, Texts, and Ethnography," CNAE IX, Washington, D.C., 1893 pages 168-192.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4808
Topic:
Migration -- Dakota  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4808, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4808
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4808

MS 920 List of 138 Iowa personal names with English translations

Creator:
Kent, Mahlon B., -1929  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Translator:
Hamilton, William, 1811-1891  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1881
Scope and Contents:
With marginal notes in purple by J. Owen Dorsey and retranscription of Iowa names with more precise English translations by William Hamilton. [1881?]. Autograph document. 6 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Note by J. C. Pilling dates Kent's Manuscript April, 1881.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 920
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Iowa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 920, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS920
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms920

List of members of Dakota delegation

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Item 93
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1888
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref110

Note on Kansa and Osage sociology

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Item 125
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref202

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