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MS 3418 Photostat of letter by Pete Messabie in Chippewa

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Author:
Messabie, Pete  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Vocabulary
Letters
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Photostat of letter by Pete Messabie in Timagami Chippewa transmitted by A.P. Taylor. Also a page of Truman Michelson's notes on words and phrases in the letter with English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3418
Topic:
Ojibwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Temagami  Search this
Algonkin, Ojibway, Ojibwe, Chippeway  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Letters
Citation:
Manuscript 3418, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3418
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3418
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MS 3415 Moose Cree and Albany Cree texts and notes collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Allan, William  Search this
Ricard, Frank  Search this
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947  Search this
Smallboy, Simon, 1890-1978  Search this
Steven, Patrick, 1868-  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (147 pages) and 66 pages)
Culture:
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Field notes
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Collection of Moose Cree and Albany Cree notes and texts compiled through Truman Michelson's work with Frank Ricard; William Allan; Harvey Smallboy; Simon Smallboy, brother of Harvey Smallboy; and Patrick Steven. A notebook, labelled "1936 II,"contains English translations and phonetic transcriptions of Moose Cree and Albany Cree syllabic texts in Manuscripts 3394 and 3417 respecitively. At the end of the notebook are a few pages of notes on kinship systems and terms. There are also two sets of loose pages. One set consists of vocabulary from the notebook texts. The second set is a syllabic text, likely Moose Cree, with an English translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3415
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts 1936" 6/6/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See MS 3394 for original Moose Cree syllabic texts and and MS 3395 for typescripts of the English translations. See MS 3417 for original Albany Cree syllabic texts.
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3415, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3415
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3415
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MS 3417 Cree texts and kinship terms collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Allan, William  Search this
Hester, Agnes  Search this
Hester, Sydney  Search this
Steven, Patrick, 1868-  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages
Culture:
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Notebook (labelled "1936 III") containing Albany Cree syllabic texts; Attawapiskat Cree syllabic texts; Weenusk Cree syllabic text; mixed Moose Cree and Rupert House Cree phonetic transcription of a syllabic text in Manuscript 3397; another version of the same text in Rupert House syllabary; and Albany Cree kinship terms. Truman Michelson obtained these texts and notes through his work with Patrick Steven, Sydney Hester, Agnes Hester, and William Allan.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3417
Local Note:
Title changed from "Syllabic texts 1936" 6/6/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See MS 3415 for English translation of Albany Cree text, MS 3411 for English translation of Attawapiskat Cree and Weenusk Cree texts, and MS 3397 for original mixed Moose Cree and Rupert House Cree syllabic text.
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3417, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3417
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3417
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MS 3411 Truman Michelson field notes on Cree at James Bay and Hudson Bay

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Allan, William  Search this
Etherington, William  Search this
Fletcher, John  Search this
Lutet, Stanley  Search this
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947  Search this
Sutherland, David, circa 1875-  Search this
Extent:
193 Pages
Culture:
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Place:
James Bay (Nunavut)
Hudson Bay
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Notebook (labelled "1936 IV") containing linguistic and ethnological notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson during his research on the Cree at James Bay and Hudson Bay in Canada in 1936. Includes Fort George, Attawapiskat, and Weenusk Cree phonetic texts; English translations of Attawapiskat and Weenusk Cree syllabic texts in MS 3417; and an English translation of a Moose Cree syllabic text in MS 3413. Also notes on kinship and kinship terms in Attawapiskat, Weenusk, Albany, and Moose Cree; general Weenusk Cree vocabulary; dialects spoken by other Cree; Attawapiskat and Weenusk land boundaries; anthropometric measurements of Weenusk Cree; and index cards with Weenusk Cree linguistic notes. People that Michelson worked with include William Etherington(?); David Sutherland; Stanley Lutet (or Loutet); John Fletcher; Harvey Smallboy; and William Allan.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3411
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts 1936" 6/5/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3417 for associated Attawapiskat and Weenusk Cree syllabic texts and Manuscript 3413 for associated Moose Cree syllabic text.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3411, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3411
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3411
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MS 3413 Cree notes and text collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Etherington, William  Search this
Lutet, Stanley  Search this
Fletcher, John  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages
Culture:
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Place:
James Bay (Nunavut)
Hudson Bay
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Assortment of notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson on the Cree at James Bay and Hudson Bay. Includes extracts from notes in Manuscript 3411 on Weenusk boundaries and dialect classifictions of Ghost River Cree, Le Ronge Cree, and Trout Lake Cree; references to publications on Cree; some notes on Island Lake Cree, God's Lake Cree, and Oxford House Cree; Albany Cree vocabulary from William (likely Etherington) and Stanley Lutet (or Loutet); anthropometric measurements of Attawapiskat Cree; and a story in Moose Cree syllabary by John Fletcher.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3413
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts 1936" 6/5/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3411 for English translation of John Fletcher's Moose Cree text.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3413, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3413
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3413
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MS 3414 Phonetic transcriptions of Moose Cree stories from Harvey Smallboy

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Allan, William  Search this
Fletcher, John  Search this
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (177 pages and 72 loose pages)
Culture:
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Notebook (labelled 1936-I) containing phonetic transcriptions of Harvey Smallboy's Moose Cree syllabic texts in Manuscript 3398. The transcriptions are based on readings by Smallboy and William Allan. On the last page of the notebook are ethnological notes from John Fletcher. There are also loose pages with vocabulary from the texts and notes on Moose Cree sandhi.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3414
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts 1936" 6/5/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3398 for the original Moose Cree syllabic texts
Topic:
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3414, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3414
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3414
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MS 2932 Notes on sign language and miscellaneous ethnographic notes on Plains Indians

Creator:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914  Search this
He Dog  Search this
Red Feather  Search this
Whirling  Search this
Addressee:
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
Bruguiere, Johnnie, 1849-1898  Search this
Petalesharo, 1797-1836  Search this
Extent:
4 Boxes
2,736 Items (2,736 pages)
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
American Indian -- Digger Indians  Search this
Flathead  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Atsina Indians  Search this
Bannock Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Slave  Search this
Chipewyan Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Ponka  Search this
Yampa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Much of this material is relevant to the Dakotas. Includes: miscellaneous notes on Dakota history, bands, and sign for "Dakota," Autograph Document. Approximately 100 pages. (Box 2); account of the Battle of Little Big Horn by He Dog, Red Feather, and Whirling, Autograph Document. 7 pages. (Box 3); "The Custer Battle with the Sioux, Autograph Document. 10 pages. (Box 3); notes on sign language in general, its history and distribution, Autograph and Typescript Document, 1 box (Box 4).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2932
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Sign language  Search this
Marriage and family -- Berdache  Search this
Weapons -- bow  Search this
Dance -- calumet  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies  Search this
Zoology -- Buffalo  Search this
Dance -- grass  Search this
War -- Battle of Little Bighorn  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Dance -- Ghost dance  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Religion -- soul, concept of  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
White River (Parusanuch and Yampa)  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Sarcee  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Kootenai  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Sarcee  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Kutenai  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2932, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2932
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2932
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MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Artist:
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sweezy, Carl, 1881-1953  Search this
Names:
Wolf Face (Cheyenne)  Search this
Extent:
15 Volumes (autograph documents, photographs, and graphite, ink, colored pencil, crayon, and watercolor drawings.)
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Ledger drawings
Date:
bulk ca. 1903-1904
Scope and Contents:
Notes and drawings by Native artists relating to heraldry, as Mooney termed tipi and shield designs. Also some myths and linguistic data from these and other Plains tribes. The manuscript is a compilation of materials created over a period of years, assembled under the current number by the BAE archivist. Bound volumes (since disbound for lamination) were placed under this manuscript number; loose notes and drawings on the same topics were primarily assembled under manuscript number 2538.
Biographical / Historical:
James Mooney (1861-1921) was a self-taught ethnologist. He was employed by the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1885 until his death. In this capacity, he worked extensively among the Cherokee and Kiowa. Among the Kiowa his studies focused on pictorial calendars, the peyote religion, and heraldry, the term he used to refer to the designs on shields and painted tipis. In the course of his study of Kiowa and Cheyenne heraldry, he commissioned illustrations of shield and tipi designs, as well as miniature shields and tipis. For additional biographic information on James Mooney see: Christopher Winters, General Editor, International Dictionary of Anthropologists, Garland Publishing, 1991. Neil M. Judd, The Bureau of American Ethnology - A Partial History, University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. L.G. Moses, The Indian Man - A Biography of James Mooney, University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2531

OPPS NEG 57,508-A---521-A

OPPS NEG 71-3046-A

OPPS NEG 71-3046

OPPS NEG 72-1801 CN-1818 CN
Local Note:
The John M. Seger Referred to in Vol VIII (and also in Mooney's peyote files) was a teacher of agricultural methods. Walter Campbell edited his autobiography, "Early Days among the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians," Univ. of Okla. press. Genevieve Seger, his daughter, lives at Geary, Okla.; she may be a trustee of the Okla. Historical Soc. --Information from Althea Bass, here May 1959.
Mrs. J. H. Bass (Althea Bass) here May 6, 1959, thinks that the "Paul" referred to occasionally in Vols. III, IV, and V may be Paul Boynton, an interpreter who spoke both Cheyenne and Arapaho. His family still lives at El Reno. His father had something to do with the Agency. Paul Boynton is mentioned in one of the letters in Mooney corresponence for 1902-06 (Smithsonian Institution - Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence files.)
Date written on several pages by Mooney; almost certainly drawings done by same artist at same time and place as Ms. 2531, Vol. 10, identified by Mooney as "Drawn by Nakoim' eno = Bear Wings/alias Charles Murphy, Cheyenne Cantonment, Okla."
Album Information:
MS 2531
Topic:
War -- Cheyenne  Search this
Winter counts -- Kiowa  Search this
Cradles -- Kiowa  Search this
Clothing -- Kiowa  Search this
Names, Personal -- Kiowa  Search this
Shields -- Cheyenne  Search this
Camps -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sun Dance -- Cheyenne  Search this
Games -- Cheyenne  Search this
Hide preparation -- Cheyenne  Search this
Folklore -- Kiowa  Search this
Horse trappings -- Cheyenne  Search this
Music -- Kiowa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 2531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2531
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MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2531
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MS 4002 Tracing of Map accompanying Harriot's "A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia"

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Shows Secotan and Weapemeoc villages. Roanoke Colony.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4002
Topic:
Names, place -- Secotan, location of  Search this
Names, place -- Weapemeoc, location of  Search this
Virginia  Search this
North Carolina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 4002, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4002
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4002

MS 3447 Miscellaneous American Indian Notes, Vocabularies, and Other Material

Collector:
Chamberlain, Alexander Francis, 1865-1914  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents as follows: Slavery; Origins, migrations, etc; "Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples." (A.F.C ?) "Ditmarsh dialect and modern English; Mohawk words; Algonquian words in English. (A.F.C. ?) "Some radicals of the Kootenay language." (A.F.C. ?) Algonquian plant and fruit names (A.F.C. ?); Counting; "Removal by whites of Indians from America." (A.F.C ?); Kutenai notes; Chinese vocabulary (1891); Trail in Illinois; South America (Bibliography); Trumbull, Bibliographic linguistic material.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3447
Other Title:
Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples
Ditmarsh dialect and modern English
Some radicals of the Kootenay language
Removal by whites of Indians from America
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Names, tribal  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Botany -- Plant names  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Trails and roads -- Illinois  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Migration  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Kutenai  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3447
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3447

MS 593-b List of 49 Towns in the Creek Nation

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Creek -- Towns  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1905 ?
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 593-b
Topic:
Names, place  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 593-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS593B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms593b

MS 760 Bannock [Paviotso] vocabulary

Creator:
Craigie, James  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Bannock -- Paviotso  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Bannock Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Vocabulary
Date:
February, 1861
Scope and Contents:
Items correspond to schedule in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. General vocabulary of the Bannock dialect of Paviotso, with notes on phonetics.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 760
Local Note:
Autograph document
Place:
Dry Creek Walla Walla County Washington Territory
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 760, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS760
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms760

MS 615 Shawnee words, phrases, sentences and texts

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863  Search this
Dougherty, Thomas  Search this
Du Chesne, Charles  Search this
Bluejacket, Stephen  Search this
Bluejacket, Charles, 1817-1897  Search this
Greyfeather, William  Search this
Dougherty, William  Search this
Clover, S. S.  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
717 Items (ca. 717 pages)
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1890-1892
Scope and Contents:
Volume I contains: Story of the horned snake, with interlinear translation; notes on the word "Potomac"; Extracts from Pilling's Bibliography; copy of Lt Whipple's vocabulary, published in Pacific R. R. Report, Volume III, pages 56-61 corrected in 1892 by Thomas Dougherty; vocabulary from the Rideout Letters; Shawnee language collected at Quapaw Agency, Indian Territory, 1885; Historical extracts relating to the Shawnee; Story, "God and the Devil," 1892; vocables from Charles Du Chesne, 1892; miscellaneous linguistic notes; "A story of olden times; list of 22 dances; texts from Thomas Dougherty; grammatic, lexic, and explanatory notes. The moccasin game, by Stephen Bluejacket; texts by Rev Charles Bluejacket; texts from William Greyfeather; Lord's Prayer; notes on noises; legend by Thomas Dougherty; one by William Dougherty; various historical and other notes from S. S. Clover. "The material in these volumes is confused and not arranged." (note by ?)
Also "Remarks to my Shawnee Texts and Notes, annotations to three manuscripts." A.S.G. 20 pages attached to paper cover. And Index to Shawnee material, 4 pages in addition to bound volume devoted to Index.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 615
Other Title:
Story of the horned snake
God and the Devil
Topic:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Dance -- list of  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Names, Personal  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 615, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS615
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms615

MS 2397 Wyandot vocabulary, clan names, and personal names belonging to clans, from a manuscript by William E. Connelley

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Correspondent:
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages
Culture:
Huron -- vocabulary  Search this
Huron -- clan names  Search this
Huron -- personal names  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also letter from Connelley to Hewitt concerning Wyandot language and culture. Topeka, Kansas. October 2, 1902. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2397
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Huron  Search this
Kinship -- Huron  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2397, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2397
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2397

MS 7120 Notes for a dictionary of Indian place names in Ohio

Creator:
Davis, Harold E. (Harold Eugene), 1902-1988  Search this
Extent:
544 Items (ca. pages ca. 544 pages)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1979
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7120
Topic:
Names, place -- American Indian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7120, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7120
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7120

MS 50 Ojibwe local names and other linguistic material composed by Reverend Father Jacker

Collector:
Jacker, Edward  Search this
Donor:
Kelton, Dwight H.  Search this
Extent:
413 Pages
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
Also: Copy on cards, arranged alphabetically by English.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 50
Topic:
Names, place -- Chippewa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 50, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS50
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 2016-a Daniel Little Chief drawings of Cheyenne ceremonial customs and implements, with explanations by Albert Gatschet

Creator:
Little Chief, Daniel, d. 1906.  Search this
Annotator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (disbound volume (65 pages) of 29 drawings and 34 pages of typescript.)
Culture:
Cheyenne -- Northern  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
1891 February
Scope and Contents:
29 drawings and 34 pages of typed explanatory text, formerly bound together, now disbound, plus an identifying title page handwritten by Albert Gatschet and one drawing on ruled paper. The explanatory text was transcribed from Gatschet's notebook, No. 2016-b, with corrections by Gatschet. T.p. inscribed: "Crayon Pictures of Cheyenne Ceremonial Customs and Implements. Drawn by Wuxpais or Daniel Littlechief, son of the present headchief of the Cheyenne Indians of South Dakota, at the Pine Ridge Agency. Explained by notes obtained from the same Indian by Albert S. Gatschet." The last drawing in the volume is signed "T.D. Little Chief," but cannot be identified as a drawing by Daniel Little Chief. Subjects include ceremonial items, name glyphs, painted tipis, and illustrations of Cheyenne customs. A nearly identical set of drawings by Daniel Little Chief is located at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Information provided by Candace Greene.
Biographical / Historical:
Daniel Little Chief, a.k.a. Wuxpais (?-1906), was a Northern Cheyenne warrior whose band of Cheyenne were sent south to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation in Indian Territory after their surrender, traveling there between 1878-1879. In 1881 this band moved north to the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota. In 1891 Daniel Littlechief inherited the role of head chief from his father and remained in South Dakota until his death in 1906. For more information see "American Indian Painters: A Biographical Dictionary" by Jeanne Snodgrass 1968, New York: Museum of the American Indian.
Albert S. Gatschet (1832-1907) was educated in his native Switzerland and in Germany (University of Bern [Ph.D., 1892]); University of Berlin. Early in his career, he pursued antiquarian research in European museums and wrote scientific articles. Among his interests was the etymology of Swiss place names. After coming to the United States in 1869, he worked on the American Indian vocabularies collected by Oscar Loew, of the United States Geological Survey West of the 100th Meridian (Wheeler Survey). Eventually John Wesley Powell employed him as an ethnologist with the United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Regions. When it was founded in 1879, he joined the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology and continued there until he retired in 1905. For the Powell Survey, Gatschet researched the ethnography of the Klamath in Oregon and the Modoc in Oklahoma. He also collected Native American material objects and investigated special problems for Powell's classification of the American Indian languages north of Mexico, working on languages of the Southeast, including groups forcibly settled in the southern Plains. He not only visited well known tribes but also searched out small groups, including the Biloxi and Tunica. He also worked with the Natchez, Tonkawa, Chitimacha, and Atakapa in the United States and Comecrudo and several other small groups in northern Mexico. Through library research, he studied the Timucua, Karankara, and the Beothuk. During the later part of his career, Gatschet was assigned comparative work on all the Algonquian languages. Although the project was never completed, he collected much about many of the languages, especially Peoria, Miami, and Shawnee. In addition, he worked with members of diverse tribes of the eastern United States. For more information, see NAA finding aid located at http://www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/guide/_g1.htm#jrg575
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2016-a
Varying Form of Title:
Crayon pictures of Cheyenne ceremonial customs and implements / drawn by Wuxpais or Daniel Littlechief ... ; explained by notes from the same Indian by Albert S. Gatschet
Place:
United States South Dakota Pine Ridge Agency.
United States South Dakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Album Information:
MS 2016a 001
Topic:
Habitations -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sweatbaths -- Cheyenne  Search this
Music -- Cheyenne  Search this
Married people's tipi -- Cheyenne  Search this
Weapons -- Cheyenne  Search this
Pipe -- Cheyenne  Search this
Amulets and fetishes -- Cheyenne  Search this
Medicine -- Cheyenne  Search this
Mortuary customs -- Cheyenne  Search this
Names, Personal -- Cheyenne  Search this
Medicine tent -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sun Dance -- Cheyenne  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 2016-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2016A
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MS 2016-a Daniel Little Chief drawings of Cheyenne ceremonial customs and implements, with explanations by Albert Gatschet
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MS 2842-c Miscellaneous material collected for a contemplated second edition of the Handbook of American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30)

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Gerard, William R. (William Ruggles), 1841-  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Bulletins  Search this
Extent:
8 Boxes
Culture:
American Indian  Search this
Iroquoian  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In various hands, including those of Gatschet, Speck, Hodge, Mooney, Hewitt, Gerard, and others. Box 1: "Indians Generally." and sections under the name of stocks. In various hands (not recognised by MCB 10/58). Box 2: Mostly Iroquoian. Gatschet, Hewitt. Box 6: Names, place and tribal. Biographical sketches removed 1957 and placed in larger file of same in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives office. Box 7: Not arranged. Gatschet, Mooney, et al. Box 8: Place name file. Aats-Yuba; apparently in good alphabetical order. Some used in Handbbook.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2842-c
Topic:
Names, place -- American Indian  Search this
Names, tribal -- American Indian  Search this
Bulletins, Bureau of American Ethnology -- Bulletin 30  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2842-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2842C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 704-b Lummi names of plants and localities

Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Lummi -- Plant names  Search this
Lummi -- Place names  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also names of localities, 1 page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 704-b
Topic:
Botany -- Lummi  Search this
Names, place -- Lummi  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 704-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS704B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 704-a Semiahmoo plant, place, and bird names

Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (ca. 1/4 ca. 3 1/4 pages)
Culture:
Lummi -- Place names  Search this
Lummi -- Bird names  Search this
Lummi -- Plants  Search this
Lummi -- birds names  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also includes Semiahmoo names of birds, 4 pages and Semiahmoo names of plants, etc.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 704-a
Topic:
Names, place -- Lummi  Search this
Zoology -- Lummi  Search this
Botany -- Lummi  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 704-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS704A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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