The texts are copies of those recorded as pencil-written field notes in NAA MS 4151 (English version published in Swanton, Myths and tales of the southeastern Indians, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 88, 1929). The original texts are quite difficult to read. Supporting documentation was found in NAA MS 2435, Swanton's Alabama-English dictionary. The manuscript includes Lupardus's description of the way in which she carried out her work.
NAA MS 7360
Xerox copy of manuscript document and a typescript note
The prints is one of a series entitled Dai Niho bussan zue (Japanese produce illustrated). It is signed by Katsushika, a pseudonym used by Hokusai ca. 1807-1824. The print includes an explantory note on the cultivation of watermelons.
NAA MS 7348
NAA INV 08824300
Translation of Title:
Activities at the water-melon field
Data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Color woodblock print
Manuscript 7348, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Included are side and full view bust portraits executed in accordance with a standard type of Daruma--"three-quarter view of the head and shoulders with the furrowed brow, the eyeballs rolled in one direction, the mouth turned downward to emphasize the vigor of concentration." Inscriptions on catalog number 414,616 read perserverance, selfsurrender; resignation; peace of mine. These are followed by a haiku, or seventeen-syllable verse--"Katatoki mo wasuretewa naranu knon ichiji (not even for a moment, I must not forget this word).
NAA MS 7349
NAA INV 08824400
NAA INV 08824500
NAA INV 08824600
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology. She consulted Martie W. Young Asian Art: a collector's selection, 1973, and Noritake Tsuda, Handbook of Japanese Art, 1979. She also received information from Shozo Honda, Japanese Section, Asian Division, Library of Congress.
Includes Part I of Introduction and comparative vocabularies of Swahili, Pokomo, and Galla only. Annotated by Grout with variant Galla terms found in Isenberg's translation of Krapf's Vocabulary of the Galla Languages, 1842. Also annotated with German terms.
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Written on slips marked with 2-digit numbers at upper right. In hand of a clerk, with occasional corrections or whole slips in hand of Franz Boas. Not arranged alphabetically or by number, as of 1/64.
NAA MS 350-b
Language identified by Dell Hymes, November 16, 1960.
In letter of July 25, 1957, to W.C. Sturtevant (commenting on forms sent for determination by WCS) Hymes wrote : "In 350, I think you are right that the material is Clatsop....In general, the orthography looks like that of Boas about 1890-94. I suspect this is a copy (whether in part by Boas himself, I can't say of course) of material Boas obtained, but never published, on the Clatsop dialect. While in Philadelphia at APS this spring, I copied a Clatsop vocabulary (by Boas) arranged according to the English translations alphabetically. Manuscript 350 may contain more material, though probably most is identical."
In Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages; includes grammatical material, notes on mescal, pictographs (?), songs, Kiowa myth, love songs, and Comanche names. The schedule is well filled.
NAA MS 347
Previously titled "Words, phrases, and sentences."
Truman Michelson's handwritten field notes on the Shoshoni, most likely from his 1927 trip to Fort Washakie, Wyoming. The bulk of the notes consist of anthropometric measurements of Fort Washakie Shoshonis. One page contains Lemhi dialect vocabulary.
NAA MS 3017
Title changed from "Shoshoni linguistic data and physical anthropology notes" 5/21/2014.
Ottawa linguistic notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson from Lillian Walker, age 16. Includes vocabulary, pronominal paradigms, a letter in Ottawa with an English translation, and stories in Ottawa and English. There are also notes on the list of stories known by Walker; information about her family; and locations of the Ottawa.
NAA MS 2744
Title updated from "Linguistics; legend" 4/25/2014.