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Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938  Search this
Bushyhead, Cheyenne  Search this
Little Bear Cheyenne  Search this
Wolf Robe, Chief  Search this
72 Pages
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic notes, with vocabulary, sketches, and diagrams, on camp circle, tipis, sun dance, shields of Bushyhead, Wolf Robe, and Little Bear, and various other topics. Diagrams and notes on Cheyenne camp circles by Mooney and G.B. Grinnell. 1902-1907. Manuscript and typescript document 12 pages. (Detailed list accompanies main catalog card.) Diagrams and notes include: f.2 James Mooney. "Cheyenne Camp Circle Divisions" and "Cheyenne Camp Circle Authorities." no date. Autograph document 2 pages. f.3 James Mooney. "Soldier Band," "Cheyenne Clans," and notes on the warrior organization. no date. Typescript document with A. annotations. 3 pages. f.4 G.B. Grinnell. Letter to James Mooney, regarding the Cheyenne camp circle. New York. February 8, 1902. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages. f.5 Camp circle diagram by Mooney. Mount Scott, Oklahoma. January 28, 1902, 2 pages. f.6 Camp circle diagram by Mooney. Washington, D.C., 1906, 1 sheet approx. 17" X 40" and artist's ink rendering of same, 1 page. f.7 Camp circle diagram by Grinnell, January 31, 1903, with annotations by Mooney, 1 page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1900
Local Note:
Autograph document
Cheyenne language  Search this
Social classes and societies -- Cheyenne  Search this
Camp circle -- Cheyenne  Search this
Tipis -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sun Dance -- Cheyenne  Search this
Weapons -- Cheyenne  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Manuscript 1900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives