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MS 2241-d Index to the Inali Letters with English Language Portions in Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript 2241-a

Creator:
Gillespie, John D.  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Prepared by Gillespie from a microfilm of Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript 2241-a. The "page numbers" referred to in the list probably refer to the sequence of frames on the film. Some inaccuracies in transcription have been noted.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2241-d
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2241-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2241D
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1795-a-b John Wesley Powell Journals

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1869-1872
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript 1795a (original) Volumes 1-11 (Numbers 6, 7. missing). Number 1 "Journal of Canon trip of 1869." 37 pages (Note). Number 2. "Geological Notes and sections, and Astronomical Record of 1869." 84 pages. Number 3. "Stewart's [John F. Steward ?] Notes and Sections." 81 pages. Number 4. "Notes on Language, Songs, & Mythology of the Pai-Utes for 1871." Numbers 4 and 11 together have ca. 238 pages. Number 5. "Journal from Green River to Browns Park; Journal commencing Sept. 2d at Henry's Butte with Compass bearings; also Journal from Mille Crag Bend to the crossing of the Fathers." 1871. 80 pages. Number 6. "Shinomo Language" (notebook covers only- no text)
1871 notes. Number 8. "Geological notes of 1870. (Land Trip)." 8 pages. Number 9. "Journal of the trip of 1872 through the Grand Canon." 13 pages. Number 10. "Geological notes of 1872 of Marble Canon, & Kanab Canon & Paria Canon. Also Section on the Kanab in 1871." 90 pages. Number 11. "Notes on Songs, Mythology & Language of the Pai-Utes, 1872." Numbers 4 and 11 together have 238 pages. No Number. [Notes in Powell's hand, apparently part of Journals, found in 2247 (although not listed on 2247 card), and transferred to 1795a.] Approximaetly 81 pages. Includes Paiute myth, Paiute (?) linguistic notes. The pages of Volumes 4 and 11 were transferred from Number 2247, where they were found intermingled. The volume to which these materials pertain is in doubt. Note that there is an entry in the manuscript list of the First Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology, page 574, as follows: "Notes on the Songs, Mythology, and Language of the Pai-Utes, 1871-'72. 194 page folio." Except for the size, this would seem to refer to Volumes 4 and 11 of the journals, whose contents were combined.
Manuscript 1795b: Typescript of Volumes 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, or portions thereof. 93 pages. Volume 1 and portions of Volume 2 have been published with descriptive notes by William Culp Darrah, Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 15, 1947, pages 125-139. Volume 1 begins July 2, 1869 at what is now Ouray, Utah. Nearly 100 miles of the trip had already been accomplished at this date. The beginning of the journal is not here. [Journal of John Colton "Jack" Sumner, formerly in this file, is now Number 4419.]
Volume 6 "Shinome Language," a Hopi vocabulary.
Ute contents: Volume 4 "Notes on the Language, Sound and the Mythology of the Pai-Utes for 1871." Vocabulary of Uinta Ute, a "Pa Ute" [vocabulary] from Jacob Hamblin," song texts in a Southern Paiute dialect of Ute with English translations, and Southern Paiute myths in English. Material copied from other manuscripts. Volume 11. "Notes on Songs, Mythology, and Language of the Pai-utes 1872." Additional vocabulary, grammatical notes and song texts in a Southern Paiute dialect of Ute, with myths in English.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1795ab
Local Note:
John F. Steward's report on geology of Green and Colorado River, 1871, located 1/68, separately filed under Number 1925.
Notebook with covers like others in this series marked "No. 12. Navajo Indians" is cataloged as Number 1445.
Copies of portions or all of these volumes have been sent to: Wm. Culp Darrah, Medford, Massachusetts. Wallace Stegner, Stanford. University. Otis Masrton, Berkeley, California.
autograph manuscript
Topic:
Diaries -- Powell, John Wesley  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1795ab, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1795AB
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4630 A Grammar of the Western Dialect of the Cherokee Language of the Iroquoian Family. Based upon field work in Oklahoma and North Carolina

Creator:
Gillespie, John D.  Search this
Names:
Sequoyah, 1770?-1843  Search this
Extent:
136 Pages
Culture:
Caddoan Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Iroquoian  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1949-1954
Scope and Contents:
First portion brings together material on Sequoyah and the syllabary; there is some discussion of Caddoan-Iroquoian relationships; the grammar is approximately the last third of the manuscript.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4630
Local Note:
Microprint of typed manuscript
Topic:
Writing systems -- Cherokee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4630, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4630
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4630

MS 2010-18 Phoebe Ottenberg research notes

Creator:
Ottenberg, Phoebe  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (linear inches. )
Culture:
Igbo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notes
Research
Typescripts
Place:
Afikpo (Nigeria)
Date:
1952-1960
Scope and Contents:
Consists of the research notes of Dr. Phoebe Ottenberg Miller, relating to her field work among the Igbo in Afikpo, Nigeria, circa 1952-1960.
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. Phoebe Ottenberg received her Ph.D. in anthropology from Northwestern University. She received an Area Research Fellowship from the Social Science Council in support of her work among the Afikpo Igbo in Nigeria. Ottenberg was also co-editor of the book Cultures and Societies of Africa (1960).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2010-18
Topic:
Women anthropologists  Search this
Ethnology -- Nigeria  Search this
Women -- Africa -- Social conditions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Research
Typescripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2010-18, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS2010-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2010-18

MS 3859 Miscellaneous material relating to Russian America and Chinese languages

Creator:
Holmberg, H. J. (Henrik Johan), 1818-1864  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Kałussowski, Henryk, 1806-1894  Search this
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Notes
Place:
Alaska
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Statistical notice relative to Russian America compiled from Russian sources by Henry Kalussowski. Chinese vocabulary by unknown author. Ethnographical sketches of Russian America by Heinrich Holmberg. R̲e̲a̲d̲ June 2, 1854 (From Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae, Tomus IV.) 450 pages. Also "Notes to Holmberg, Pt. I," by George Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3859
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3859, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3859
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3859

MS 4739 American Indians as Orators

Creator:
Hodson, Clarence, 1868-1928  Search this
Names:
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838  Search this
Logan, James, -1780  Search this
Pushmataha, approximately 1764-1824  Search this
Red Jacket, Seneca chief, approximately 1756-1830  Search this
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813  Search this
Wilson, Peter (Cayuga)  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
American Indian -- Oratory  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Mingo Indians  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Text includes speeches by the following Indians: Chief Logan, a Mingo, 1774; Red Jacket, a Seneca, 1805; Tecumseh, a Shawnee, 1810; Pushmataha, a Choctaw, 1824; Black Hawk, a Sauk, 1832; Peter Wilson, a Cayuga, 1847.
Biographical / Historical:
Address delivered at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, October 12, 1921.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4739
Local Note:
Typescript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ohio Valley Iroquoians  Search this
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4739, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4739
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4739

MS 7063 Stabilization of the upper ruin, Tonto National Monument, 1940

Creator:
Steen, Charlie R., 1908-1997  Search this
Extent:
99 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Photographs
Forms (documents)
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
Includes record sheets and snapshots
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7063
Topic:
Tonto National Monument -- Arizona -- Archeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Forms (documents)
Citation:
Manuscript 7063, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7063
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3313 Scientific report of Nalakihu, a prehistoric ruin on the Wupatki National Monument - F-68 C.W.A. Work Project Number 4

Creator:
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
King, Dale S. (Dale Stuart), 1908-1980  Search this
Steen, Charlie R., 1908-1997  Search this
Harris, Robert S.  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3313
Topic:
Nalakihu -- Wupatki National Monument -- Utah -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3313, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3313
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3313

MS 7582 Turtles War Party

Creator:
Cornplanter, Jesse J.  Search this
Oneida Bilingual Program  Search this
Editor:
Abbott, Cliff  Search this
Illustrator:
LeMeiux, Mary  Search this
Translator:
Christjohn, Amos  Search this
Extent:
41 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1984
Scope and Contents:
A reader with translation. Original story dated 1904.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7582
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7582, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7582
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7582

MS 7583 Rabbit and Pussy Willow

Creator:
Cornplanter, Jesse J.  Search this
Oneida Bilingual Program  Search this
Illustrator:
Cornelius, Linn  Search this
Translator:
Christjohn, Amos  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1983
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7583
Citation:
Manuscript 7583, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7583
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7583

Trió Songs and Stories, [sound recording]

Donor:
Lewis, Thomas H.  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Trió  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Sound recordings
Place:
Suriname
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in Turuyo at the juncture of the Tapanohony and Paloemeu Rivers, Surinam.
Arrangement:
Collection containing original master reel recorded in 1964.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 98-80
Topic:
Trio Indians -- Songs -- Speeches  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Trió Sound Recordings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-80
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-80
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MS 1082 Prayerboard with Liturgy Written in Spanish and Salinan, Handwritten Ink on Paper Pasted on Wood Board

Creator:
Pieras, Miguel, - approximately 1795  Search this
Cabot, Pedro, 1777-1836  Search this
Juan Batista Sancho  Search this
Collector:
Sitjar, Buenaventura, 1739-1808  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
San Antonio Mission  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1817
Scope and Contents:
The prayer board is signed by P. Cabot, believed to be Father Pedro Cabot of the San Antonio Mission.
Biographical / Historical:
The recent rediscovery of a rare Indian-Spanish prayer board in the National Anthropological Archives has engendered much interest and research on the part of various scholars in early Spanish-American history. The board is about eight inches wide by twelve inches high and has a handle at the bottom. There are prayers and songs (with musical notation) written in the Salinan Indian language of southern California and in Spanish and Latin. On the front of the board is a "Brief act of Charity and Prayer" and a "Brief Prayer." On the reverse is pasted Acts of Faith, Hope, and Charity in Salinan and Spanish. Prayer boards such as this were used by Franciscan priests to teach Native Americans the fundamentals of Roman Catholic practice and belief through standardized prayers and songs. The prayer board was prepared by two Franciscan missionaries, Father Pedro Cabot and Father Juan Batista Sancho of the San Antonio Mission in the year 1817. This particular prayer board is a rare find not only because there is only one other of its kind known to us, but also because the Salinan language is long dead. There were only about 1200 Salinan Indians in the 1760s, and by the beginning of this century only about forty natives carried on that culture. The Salinan-Spanish prayer board was used in hearings before the Senate and House appropriation sub-committees March 1973 to demonstrate the great benefits realized from the modest increases in funds provided by the Congress in recent years to the National Museum of Natural History for additional personnel and resources to support the work of our scientific staff. JMW 4/24/73
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09067000

NAA MS 1082
Exhibitions Note:
The prayer board was on exhibit in the Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History) in the "Hall of Every Day Life in the American Past," in a special section entitled," Character of the Old West."
Local Note:
Salinan added to title 2/24/2012.
Handwritten Ink on paper pasted on Wood Board
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
San Antonio de Padua  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1082, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1082
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1082
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MS 1998-69 Russell Deihl manuscripts concerning the Dasenec

Creator:
Deihl, Russell  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (linear inch. )
Culture:
Dasenech (African people)  Search this
Dasenec  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Dictionaries
Manuscripts
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains two manuscripts concerning the language, culture and history of the Dasenec (Daasanach) people of Southern Ethiopia: 1.) "The Dassenich (Geles) People of Southern Gemu Gofa, Ethiopia" ; 2.) "AF Dosanich (Dosanich Language)," a short lexicon and grammar.
Biographical / Historical:
The Dasenec (Daasanach) are an ethnic group whose main homeland is in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region of Ethiopia. They have traditionally been pastoralists, but in recent years have become primarily agropastoral. Russell Deihl served as a Peace Corps volunteer among the Dasenec from 1974-1976.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-69
Topic:
Ethnology -- Ethiopia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dictionaries
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-69, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-69
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-69

MS 7616 Roland N. Whitehorse paintings

Creator:
Whitehorse, Roland Noah, 1920-1998  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (pieces )
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
The paintings are of grotesquely comical men. One painting folds at the edges so that it stands. It is a bust of a cadaverous man, with eagle feathers, discolored eye, diaper pen on a braid, tattoos, and other objects. There is another copy of this and two preliminary drawings. owing the front, side, and view of a pot-bellied man with garish body paintings.
Three paintings are a set. They show three views of the same pot-bellied, garishly painted man. The remaining pieces are pencil sketches of similar figures in various poses.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7616
Local Note:
Watercolor, pencil drawings
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Citation:
NAA MS 7616, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7616
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7616
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MS 4399 William N. Fenton papers relating to the Conference on Iroquois Research

Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Names:
Conference on Iroquois Research  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1955
Identifier:
NAA.MS4399
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4399

MS 4473 Reimpresión del Mapa de la Gobernación de Guayaquil, Provincia del Mar del Sur

Extent:
1 copy print of map
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy print of map
Date:
1955
Identifier:
NAA.MS4473
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4473

MS 4478 Copy of Jivaro vocabulary

Extent:
1 Folder
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents:
Extracts concerning the Jivaro Indians of Zamora and brief vocabulary of their language from a manuscript volume by a priest, José Maria Blanco, 1841. Copy by Dr. Tom Zuidema, Curator, Ryksmuseum Volderkunde, Leiden, Holland, 1955, from original in possession of Sr. Jorge Garcés, paleographer of the Archivo del Municipio de Quito.
Identifier:
NAA.MS4478
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4478

MS 3798 The meaning of "En-kwe-hen-we" in the Iroquoian languages

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Identifier:
NAA.MS3798
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3798

MS 4108 Mary Wright Gill California Basin drawings

Creator:
Gill, Mary W.  Search this
Extent:
9 Drawings
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
undated
Identifier:
NAA.MS4108
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4108

MS 3236 Copies of Compendio y Descripción de las Indias Ocidentales

Creator:
Vásquez de Espinosa, Antonio , -1630  Search this
Clark, Charles Upson, 1875-1960  Search this
Extent:
3 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1921
Identifier:
NAA.MS3236
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3236

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