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Catalog Data

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Artist:
Sweezy, Carl, 1881-1953  Search this
Kelly, Sampson.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Collection Artist:
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sweezy, Carl, 1881-1953  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (volume of 21 drawings, graphite, colored pencil, and ink :, 23 x 29 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents:
Tablet containing 21 drawings including pictures of warriors carrying shields, of shield designs, and of the Omaha Dance. Two are indentified as drawn by Sampson Kelly, Cheyenne, and others are signed by Carl Sweezy, Arapaho. Cover inscribed "Cheyenne Shields No. 1" and "From Picture Book Captured at Mackenzie Fight 1876, Field Columbian Museum, Chicago, Drawn by Carl Sweezy, 1904"
Arrangement:
Subgroup
Biographical / Historical:
Carl Sweezy (ca.1879-1953), Arapaho. For biographical information, see The Arapaho Way, by Althea Bass, NY:Clarkson N. Potter, 1966. For information on his work with Mooney, see Carl Sweezy: Arapaho Artist, by Althea Bass, Chronicles of Oklahoma 34: 429-31, 1956.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2531 Vol. 13
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory.
United States Oklahoma.
Album Information:
MS 2531-13 000
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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