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MS 7459 The Mississippi band of Choctaw Indians: their recent history and current social relations

Creator:
Peterson, John H., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
325 Pages
Culture:
Choctaw -- Mississippi -- History -- Culture  Search this
Choctaw -- Mississippi -- History -- Culture  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the history of the band after removal and considers their family and kinship, religion, economy, politics, and education. Two appendices on methodology and maps are not included.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7459
Local Note:
Electrostatic copy of typescript in black binder
Rights:
The material is under copyright. Copies of any portions will be made available for research purposes only. It is preferred that researchers wanting the entire work copied, go to the university where the dissertation was done or to University Microfilms, of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Topic:
Kinship -- Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Politics -- Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Religion -- Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Education -- Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Economy -- Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7459, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7459
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7459

MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.

Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Extent:
3 Boxes
Culture:
Alibamu  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
American Indian -- Southeast  Search this
Koasati Indians  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Date:
1936-1940 (part)
Scope and Contents:
Shelf list: Box 1. Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati field notes. Box 2. Ethnographic material on Alabama and Koasati, plus incomplete manuscript on ethnography of southeastern U.S. Box 3. Miscellaneous notes on Alabama and Koasati. Detailed list of contents accompanies main catalog card.
Arrangement:
Divided into 15 series:
(1) Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects July 2 - August 27, 1940;
(2) Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects June 7 - July 28,
(3) Choctaw field notes on native medicinal practices. July 12 - July 17,
(4) Choctaw (at least in part) field notes on medicinal plants July - July 27,
(5) Alabama, Choctaw, Koasati?? field notes, miscellaneous notes from published sources, and questions,
(6) Alibamu? field notes on folktales July 31 - August 11,
(7) Questions,
(8) Alabama ethnographic material ,
(9) Koasati culture summary,
(10) Comparative Southeast ethnographic material ,
(11) Linguistic notes,
(12) Tribal names and kinship charts,
(13) Lyda Averill Taylor Photographs,
(14) Miscellaneous notes,
(15) Indian artifacts from Harrington, Texas,
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4658
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MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4658
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MS 4233 Notes on Choctaw, Pottawatomi, Seminole, Chippewa (articles by Peter P. Pitchlynn)

Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Creator:
Godbey, Allen Howard, 1864-1948  Search this
Gilliam, Charles Edgar  Search this
Klakring, Alfred  Search this
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912  Search this
Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins, 1806-1881  Search this
Barnwell, John, approximately 1671-1724  Search this
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Iroquois -- Oneida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also includes Cherokee history notes; Journal of John Barnwell, Virginia; Miami words from French Traveler of 1804 (this is only a bibliographic reference to Volney-View The Climate and Soil of the U. S. 1804). Ball game (Alonzo de Zurita (Zorita, Corita, etc.), Madrid, 1909; reference to Cherokee map drawn on deerskin (British Museum); Note on Mondongachate (Moneton Indians ?); Creek customs (Travels in North America, in 1827-8 by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.); memorandum re. "double axe question" and specimens from Georgia and North Carolina from Allen Godbey, Durham, North Carolina (1936); Appamatoc sites at Bermuda Hundred and Swift Creek, noted by Charles Edgar Gilliam, Petersburg, Virginia; note on the Arkansas from Narrative of Douey, in Shea, Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi River; note on the Taensa villages, La Salle, etc., with excerpt from Tonti (Margry); excerpt from A Description of Carolana, by Col. Daniel Coxe (French Historical Collections, Louisiana, 1850, re. Arkansas Indians, and the Ouesperies; reference to Mississippi River tribes, from Tonti, in French Historical Collections, Louisiana, 1846.
A poem, in German, 17 stanzas, entitled "Makh-Piya-Luta" (Red Cloud), composed by a cousin of a friend named Alfred Klaking, once head draughtsman of Hydrographic Office. 2 pages. Letter from Andrew Lang, the author, dated February 6, (?), re. clans; mentions the Massim of New Guinea, the Tlingit, etc. (difficult to decipher). Excerpt from report ...of the Scots Society...who visited the Oneida and Mohekunuh Indians in 1796 (published in Collections Massachusetts Historical Society, 1st Series), re. plight of the educated Indian and his inability to adjust himself to either whites or to his own family and Indian environment. A map of "Environs du Fort D'Orleans", published by Missouri River Commission. (Pub. notice of "La Decouverte du Missouri et L'Histoire du Fort D'Orleans, by Baron Marc De Villers).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4233
Other Title:
Makh-Piya-Luta
Red Cloud
Topic:
Diaries -- Barnwell, John  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Games and toys -- ball game  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Massim  Search this
Kinship -- clans  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Kinship -- clans  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Education -- educated Indian, plight of  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Arkansas  Search this
Georgia  Search this
North Carolina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 4233, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4233
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4233

Linguistic notes (Series 11)

Collection Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Culture:
Muskogean -- Kinship  Search this
Koasati -- Kinship  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Arrangement:
14 items
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658 (11)
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4658-ref11

Tribal names and kinship charts (Series 12)

Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Alibamu -- Kinship -- tribal names  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Arrangement:
9 items
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658 (12)
Place:
Texas Polk County
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4658-ref12

Alabama ethnographic material (Series 8)

Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Extent:
452 Items
Culture:
Alibamu  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
This material seems to be a series of preliminary drafts for a proposed monograph on the Ethnography of the Alabama Indians (never published) and is compiled in part from information found in the field notebooks.
Arrangement:
Divided into 16 folders:
(1) Alabama Ethnography 5 items
(2) Alabama Ethnography - Hunting, Fishing, Agriculture, Food and its Preparation 44 items
(3) Alabama Ethnography - Structures 7 items
(4) Alabama Ethnography - Clothing and Body Decoration 12 items
(5) Alabama Ethnography - Transportation 1 item
(6) Alabama Ethnography - Property and Inheritance 3 items
(7) Alabama Ethnography - Crime, Punishment, Warfare 23 items
(8) Alabama Ethnography - Material Culture 37 items
(9) Alabama Ethnography - Life Cycle 77 items
(10)Alabama Ethnogrpahy - Social Organization 20 items
(11) Alabama Ethnography - Folklore and Religion- Ballgame; Buried; Clothing; Fishing;Hunting; Loose Notes; Material Cultures; Religion Supernaturals, Structures 64 items
(12) Alabama Ethnography - Cosmography 2 items
(13)Alabama Ethnography - Games and Ceremonies 3 items
(14) Alabama Ethnography - Medicine 12 items
(15) Alabama Ethnography - Miscellaneous 1 of 2 82 items
(16) Alabama Ethnography -Miscellaneous 2 of 2 60 items
Arranged into topical folders following subject outline by Lyda A. Taylor at front of box.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658 (8)
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4658-ref9

MS 3462 Cherokee drawings of plants

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets (8 x 12 1/2 inches)
1 Item (notebook (49 pages , 4 x 8 inches)
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheets
Drawings
Field notes
Date:
1899
Scope and Contents:
Two sheets with pencil drawings of 35 plants, each accompanied by a legend in the Cherokee syllabary. Also small black notebook containing miscellaneous notes on Cherokee, etc, and a list of Choctaw clans. Pages 1-4 are headed, "Hawanitaʹs Plant Pictures" with 35 plant names, probably corresponding to the drawings. The remainder of the notebook covers: miscellaneous notes, including stories by Cherokee informants (6 pages); vocabulary and notes relating to disease (17 pages); circular burial diagram and notes (1 page); "Cherokee Nation Index," which gives page references to some other publication or manuscript. Papers of Chas. Buttrick, Jr. (3 pages); "Adair", notes (2 pages); transcripts of letters, in Mooneyʹs shorthand (3 pages); miscellaneous notes (1 page); "Chey (?) Race Story" (2 pages); "Locations Cherokee" (2 pages); names and addresses of informants; notes on Choctaw and adjacent tribes, including list of Choctaw Clans (7 pages); and Cherokee informants (1 page).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3462
Local Note:
The notebook was digitized to reflect the order of the writing in the original notebook. It is currently displayed in that same order. It starts from front cover towards middle, then back cover towards middle. This ordering will facilitate in the reading of the manuscript. Listed before the notebook are two loose drawings of plants.
Topic:
Ethnobotany -- Cherokee  Search this
Kinship -- Choctaw  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Burial  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3462, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3462
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3462
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MS 603 Comparison of kinship terms of Wyandotte, Seneca, Assiniboine, Choctaw and Creek

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
5 pages
Culture:
Huron  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In copy of Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Language 1871. The comparison is in terms of numbers, apparently referring to relationship charts in Lewis Henry Morgan, Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, SCK 17, Washington, D. C., 1871. This Manuscript gives no native terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 603
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Social structure  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 603, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS603
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms603

Ethnology of the southeastern Indians : a source book / edited with an introduction by Charles M. Hudson

Author:
Hudson, Charles M  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
1985
Call number:
E78.S65E87 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261358

John Peabody Harrington papers: South American languages, 1941-1948

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Correspondent:
Steward, Julian Haynes 1902-1972  Search this
Mason, John Alden 1885-1967  Search this
Farfán, José M. B  Search this
Physical description:
18 boxes
Culture:
Indians of South America  Search this
Aymara Indians  Search this
Bora Indians  Search this
Campa Indians  Search this
Cocama Indians  Search this
Guarani Indians  Search this
Shuar Indians  Search this
Kaingang Indians  Search this
Mataco Indians  Search this
Otomi Indians  Search this
Quechua Indians  Search this
Puquina Indians  Search this
Uru Indians  Search this
Witoto Indians  Search this
Yagua Indians  Search this
Yunca Indians  Search this
Zaparo Indians  Search this
Type:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Vocabulary
Date:
1941
1941-1948
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Indians of South America--Languages  Search this
Aymara language  Search this
Bora language  Search this
Campa language  Search this
Cholon language  Search this
Cocama language  Search this
Guarani language  Search this
Shuar language  Search this
Kaingang language  Search this
Mataco language  Search this
Otomi language  Search this
Quechua language  Search this
Puquina language  Search this
Uru language  Search this
Witoto language  Search this
Yagua language  Search this
Yunca language  Search this
Zaparo language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Grammar, Comparative and general  Search this
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Contact the repository for terms of use
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Mexico/Central America/South America, circa 1907-1960
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363586
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Who belongs? : race, resources, and tribal citizenship in the native South / Mikaëla M. Adams

Author:
Adams, Mikaëla M.  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2016
Topic:
Indians of North America--Tribal citizenship  Search this
Legal status, laws, etc  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Indians of North America--Kinship  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Federally recognized Indian tribes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083351

The native south : new histories and enduring legacies / edited by Tim Alan Garrison and Greg O'Brien

Editor:
Garrison, Tim Alan 1961-  Search this
O'Brien, Greg 1966-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2017
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081574

Indians in the family : adoption and the politics of antebellum expansion / Dawn Peterson

Author:
Peterson, Dawn 1977-  Search this
Physical description:
421 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Southern States
United States
Date:
2017
19th century
1775-1865
Topic:
Indians of North America--Cultural assimilation--History  Search this
Indians, Treatment of--History  Search this
Indians of North America--Politics and government  Search this
Adoption--History  Search this
Imperialism  Search this
Slaveholders--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078711

Practicing ethnohistory : mining archives, hearing testimony, constructing narrative / Patricia Galloway

Author:
Galloway, Patricia Kay  Search this
Physical description:
454 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Mississippi
Date:
2006
C2006
To 1803
Topic:
Ethnohistory--Methodology  Search this
Ethnohistory--Research  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_815708

Essays in social anthropology and ethnology / Fred Eggan

Author:
Eggan, Fred 1906-1991  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565770

Coastal encounters : the transformation of the Gulf South in the eighteenth century / edited and with an introduction by Richmond F. Brown

Author:
Brown, Richmond F (Richmond Forrest) 1961-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 313 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Gulf States
Date:
2007
C2007
18th century
Topic:
Social change--History  Search this
Intercultural communication--History  Search this
History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
European Americans--History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_902816

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