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Micmac manuscript

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Harlow, Louis  Search this
Extent:
29 pages
Culture:
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1663
Topic:
Pictographs -- Micmac Indians  Search this
Micmac language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1663, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1663
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1663
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Three Micmac stories by Chief Nicholas Jerome

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Jerome, Nicholas, Chief  Search this
Extent:
89 pages
Culture:
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Three Micmac stories handwritten in English by Chief Nicholas Jerome. These were collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Micmac of Restigouche, Canada in 1910. The stories are: "The wejiboque," "The man who married the beaver," and "The man who married among the giants."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2800
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legends" 5/1/2014.
Topic:
Micmac language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2800
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2800
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Micmac texts and notes collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Catpat, Mrs.  Search this
de Dame, Ekin  Search this
de Dame, Noel, Mrs.  Search this
Jerome, Nicholas, Chief  Search this
la Bob, Barney  Search this
Marchand, Noel  Search this
Extent:
143 pages
Culture:
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Primarily texts with some linguistic notes from Truman Michelson's fieldwork among the Micmac in Restigouche, Canada. Michelson collected stories in Micmac from Barney la Bob, Noel Marchand, Mrs. Catpat, and Ekin de Dame. Chief Chief Nicholas Jerome provided interlineal English translations. There is also a story in English from Mrs. Noel de Dame. The linguistic notes cover vocabulary and grammar.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2825
Local Note:
Title changed from "Linguistics; legends; texts" 5/2/2014.
Topic:
Micmac language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2825, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2825
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2825
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Portrait of Woman and Boy in Native Dress 1865

Physical description:
1 photoprint 003 in x 004 in mounted on 003 in x 004 in
Culture:
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1865
Local number:
NAA INV 00290200
OPPS NEG 56827
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_16967

Eight Men Near Wood Frame Building, John Denny, Polycarp Martin, Pere Pacifique and Five Unidentified Men MAY 1908

Physical description:
1 008 in x 010 in photograph
Culture:
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
MAY 1908
Local number:
NAA INV 06193000
OPPS NEG 00848
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_10385

Portrait (Front) of E-Roneta (Eagle Feather), (Mixed Blood) NOV 1906

Creator:
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Subject:
Delegation, 1906  Search this
Physical description:
1 007 in x 009 in photograph
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
NOV 1906
Local number:
NAA INV 06192800
OPPS NEG 00847 A
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_10383

Portrait (Profile) of E-Roneta (Eagle Feather), (Mixed Blood) NOV 1906

Creator:
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Subject:
Delegation, 1906  Search this
Physical description:
1 007 in x 009 in photograph
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
NOV 1906
Local number:
NAA INV 06192900
OPPS NEG 00847 B
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_10384

Edward Sapir notes on vocabularies of Algonquian languages

Creator:
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939  Search this
Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
28 pages
Culture:
Cree -- Rupert's House  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Malecite Indians  Search this
Montagnais Indians  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Abenaki Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1911
Scope and Contents:
Edward Sapir's typed notes on the vocabularies of various Algonquian languages that he collected in 1911. List of languages covered: Delaware, pages 1-6; Abnaki (Pierreville), page 7-12; Malecite (Riviere du Loup, Thomas Paul), pages 13-17; Micmac, pages 18-23, Cree (Rupert's House), pages 24-25; Montagnais (Louis Clairie, Pointe Bleue), pages 26-28. There are annotations and corrections in ink in Sapir's handwriting (identified by Mary Haas, 4/58). There are also pencil additions signed by Michelson; perhaps all of the pencil additions are his.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2806
Local Note:
Title changed from "Vocabularies" 5/1/2014.
Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Passamaquoddy language  Search this
Micmac language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Montagnais language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy  Search this
Abnaki  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2806, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2806
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2806
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Western Abnaki/Eastern Abnaki/Passamaquoddy, 1949-circa 1952

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Physical description:
12 boxes
Culture:
Abenaki Indians  Search this
Passamaquoddy Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Place:
New England
Maine
Date:
1949
1949-1952
1949-circa 1952
Topic:
Abenaki language  Search this
Passamaquoddy language  Search this
Penobscot language  Search this
Micmac language  Search this
Menominee language  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Toponymy  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Contact the repository for terms of use
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers: Northeast/Southeast, 1907-1957
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363492
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James Henri Howard Papers

Correspondent:
Woolworth, Alan R.  Search this
Weslager, C.A.  Search this
Witthoft, John  Search this
Swauger, James Lee  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Horn, Frances L.  Search this
Garcia, Louis  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Hodge, William  Search this
Hayink, J.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-  Search this
Feest, Christian F.  Search this
Cree, Charlie  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
De Busk, Charles R.  Search this
Iadarola, Angelo  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
Bunge, Gene  Search this
Cavendish, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Blake, Leonard W.  Search this
Dean, Nora Thompson  Search this
Spier, Leslie  Search this
Smith, John L.  Search this
Swanton, John Robert  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Peterson, John H.  Search this
Paredes, J. Anthony  Search this
Schleisser, Karl H.  Search this
Reed, Nelson A.  Search this
Medford, Claude W.  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-  Search this
Kraft, Herbert C.  Search this
Johnson, Michael G.  Search this
Lindsey-Levine, Victoria  Search this
Kurath, Gertrude  Search this
Adams, Richard Newbold  Search this
Allen, James H.  Search this
Barksdale, Mary Lee  Search this
Battise, Jack  Search this
Creator:
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Names:
Lone Star Steel Company  Search this
Extent:
10.25 Linear Feet
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Yanktonai Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Yuchee  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Sauk and Fox Nation  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Tonkawa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oklahoma -- Archeology
Date:
1824-1992
bulk 1950-1982
Summary:
To a considerable degree, the James H. Howard papers consist of manuscript copies of articles, book, speeches, and reviews that document his professional work in anthropology, ethnology, ethnohistory, archeology, linguistics, musicology, and folklore between 1950 and 1982. Among these are a few unpublished items. Notes are relatively scant, there being somewhat appreciable materials for the Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Omaha, Ponca, Seminole, and Shawnee. The chief field materials represented in the collection are sound recordings and photographs, but many of the latter are yet to be unidentified. A series of color photographs of Indian artifacts in folders are mostly identified and represent the extensive American Indian Cultural collection of costumes and artifacts that Howard acquired and created. Other documents include copies of papers and other research materials of colleagues. There is very little original material related to archeological work in the collection and that which is present concerns contract work for the Lone State Steel Company.
Scope and Contents:
The James Henri Howard papers document his research and professional activities from 1949-1982 and primarily deal with his work as an anthropologist, archeologist, and ethnologist, studying Native American languages & cultures. The collection consists of Series 1 correspondence; Series 2 writings and research, which consists of subject files (language and culture research materials), manuscripts, research proposals, Indian claim case materials, Howard's publications, publications of others, and bibliographical materials; Series 3 sound recordings of Native American music and dance; Series 4 photographs; and Series 5 drawings and artwork.

Howard was also a linguist, musicologist, and folklorist, as well as an informed and able practitioner in the fields of dance and handicrafts. His notable books include Choctaw Music and Dance; Oklahoma Seminoles: Medicines, Magic, and Religion; and Shawnee! The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and its Cultural Backround.

Some materials are oversize, specifcially these three Winter Count items: 1. a Dakota Winter Count made of cloth in 1953 at the request of James H. Howard, 2. a drawing of British Museum Winter Count on 4 sheets of paper, and 3. Photographs of a Winter Count.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 5 series: Series 1. Correspondence, 1960-1982, undated; Series 2. Writings and Research, 1824-1992; Series 3. Sound Recordings, 1960-1979; Series 4. Photographs, 1879-1985; Series 5. Drawings and Artwork, 1928-1982.
Chronology:
1925 -- James Henri Howard was born on September 10 in Redfield, South Dakota.

1949 -- Received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska.

1950 -- Received his Master of Arts from the University of Nebraska and began a prolific record of publishing.

1950-1953 -- Began his first professional employment as an archaeologist and preparator at the North Dakota State Historical Museum in Bismarck.

1955-1957 -- Was a museum lecturer at the Kansas City (Missouri) Museum.

1957 -- James H. Howard received his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. Joined the staff of the Smithsonian's River Basin Surveys in the summer.

1957-1963 -- Taught anthropology at the University of North Dakota.

1962 -- Chief archeologist at the Fortress of Louisberg Archeological Project in Nova Scotia.

1963-1968 -- Taught anthropology at the University of South Dakota; State Archeologist of South Dakota; Director of the W. H. Over Dakota Museum.

1963-1966 -- Director of the Institute of Indian Studies, University of South Dakota.

1968-1982 -- Associate professor of anthropology at Oklahoma State University at Stillwater (became a full professor in 1971).

1979 -- Consulted for exhibitions at the Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

1982 -- Died October 1 after a brief illness.
Biographical/Historical note:
James H. Howard was trained in anthropology at the University of Nebraska (B.A., 1949; M.A., 1950) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1957). In 1950-1953, he served as archeologist and preparator at the North Dakota State Historical Museum; and, in 1955-1957, he was on the staff of the Kansas City (Missouri) Museum. During the summer of 1957, he joined the staff of the Smithsonian's River Basin Surveys. Between 1957 and 1963, he taught anthropology at the Universtity of North Dakota. Between 1963 and 1968, he served in several capacities with the University of South Dakota including assistant and associate professor, director of the Institute of Indian Studies (1963-1966), and Director of the W.H. Over Museum (1963-1968). In 1968, he joined the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University, where he achieved the rank of professor in 1970. In 1979, he was a consultant for exhibitions at the Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Howard's abiding interest were the people of North America, whom he studied both as an ethnologist and archeologist. Between 1949 and 1982, he worked with the Ponca, Omaha, Yankton and Yaktonai Dakota, Yamasee, Plains Ojibwa (or Bungi), Delaware, Seneca-Cayuga, Prairie Potatwatomi of Kansas, Mississipi and Oklahoma Choctaw, Oklahoma Seminole, and Pawnee. His interest in these people varied from group to group. With some he carried out general culture studies; with other, special studies of such phenomena as ceremonies, art, dance, and music. For some, he was interest in environmental adaptation and land use, the latter particularly for the Pawnee, Yankton Dakota, Plains Ojibwa, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, and Ponca, for which he served as consultant and expert witness in suits brought before the United Stated Indian Claims Commisssion. A long-time museum man, Howard was also interested in items of Indian dress, articles associated with ceremonies, and other artifacts. He was "a thoroughgoing participant-observer and was a member of the Ponca Hethuska Society, a sharer in ceremonial activities of many Plains tribes, and a first-rate 'powwow man'." (American Anthropologist 1986, 88:692).

As an archeologist, Howard worked at Like-a-Fishhook Village in North Dakota, Spawn Mound and other sites in South Dakota, Gavin Point in Nebraska and South Dakota, Weston and Hogshooter sites in Oklahoma, and the Fortess of Louisbourg in Nova Scotia. He also conducted surveys for the Lone Star Steel Company in Haskall, Latimer, Le Flore and Pittsburg counties in Oklahoma.
Related Materials:
Howard's American Indian Cultural Collection of Costumes and Artifacts, that he acquired and created during his lifetime, is currently located at the Milwaukee Public Museum. In Boxes 19-21 of the James Henri Howard Papers, there are photographs with accompanying captions and descriptions in binders of his American Indian Cultural Collection of Costumes and Artifacts that his widow, Elfriede Heinze Howard, created in order to sell the collection to a museum.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by James Henri Howard's wife, Elfriede Heinz Howard, in 1988-1990, 1992, & 1994.
Restrictions:
The James Henri Howard papers are open for research. Access to the James Henri Howard papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnology -- United States  Search this
Ethnomusicology  Search this
Folklore -- American Indian  Search this
Powwows  Search this
Citation:
James Henri Howard Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1994-30
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James Henri Howard Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1994-30
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Algonquian, circa 1907-circa 1957

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman 1879-1938  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937  Search this
Speck, Frank G (Frank Gouldsmith) 1881-1950  Search this
Voegelin, C. F (Charles Frederick) 1906-1986  Search this
Physical description:
2 boxes
Culture:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Miami Indians  Search this
Mohegan Indians  Search this
Pequot Indians  Search this
Montauk Indians  Search this
Montagnais Indians  Search this
Nanticoke Indians  Search this
Piscataway Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Type:
Vocabulary
Date:
1907
1907-1957
circa 1907-circa 1957
Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Menominee language  Search this
Miami language (Ind. and Okla.)  Search this
Mohegan language  Search this
Montagnais language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Potawatomi language  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Contact the repository for terms of use
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers: Northeast/Southeast, 1907-1957
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363489

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