Primarily Meskwaki (Fox) word lists handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and other ethnological and linguistic notes. Topics include medicines; foods fed to sick people; laxatives; names of dogs and horses; ethno-etymology; and ethno-ichthyology. There are also lists of founders of ceremonies and rules governing membership in tribal dual division appropriate to various gentes. Some notes are in Truman Michelson's hand. These materials were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Made by Bureau of American Ethnology from a series of negatives by Riley D. Moore, 1912, filed in Division of Physical Anthropology, U. S. National Museum. 11 prints of Eskimos and 1 of an Aleut.
Catalog Number 4696: (1) Tribe: Eskimo Description: Summer home of Soonogarook, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. Man standing with arms inside coat, the customary way when not using hands. Left to right: Ounngtis (?), Soonogarook, Muntokolia, Koning. (2) Eskimo Summer home of Soonogarook. (3) Eskimo Wrestling, at Gambell, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (4) Eskimo Wrestling, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. Man seated on embankment of an old "ningloo." (5) Eskimo Wrestling, St Lawrence Island, Alaska.. Frame building, store (co-op) and blacksmith shop in background. (6) Eskimo Home of Oghoolki, winter house, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (7) Eskimo Broken house, womkon in front, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (8) Eskimo Group, Kodiak. Volcanic dust shovelled from the door. (9) Eskimo Kodiak. Roof caved in from volcanic dust. (10) Eskimo Kodiak harbor. (11) Eskimo Kodiak. (12) Aleut Unalaska.
NAA MS 4696
Habitations and other structures -- summer home Search this
Habitations and other structures -- winter house Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States Search this
Scope and Contents:
Dictionary corrections by Reverend R.M. Loughridge and Elder David M. Hodge. Includes also Manuscript notations on interleaved pages giving Hitchiti, Koasati, and Alibamu vocabulary. Corrections are written on the printed pages of the dictionary in black ink.
NAA MS 4866
According to William C. Sturtevant, some of the Hitchiti entries are copied from Hitchiti vocabulary in Albert S. Gatschet, A Migration Legend of the Creek Indians, volume 2, (Trans. St. Louis Academy of Science), St. Louis, 1888. (See W.C. Sturtevant's note on the front fly-leaf of the volume.)
Original field notebooks from work among the Southern Arapaho in Oklahoma Territory and the Gros Ventre (Atsina) in Montana. Contains extensive language material and notes on culture, including notes on acquisition of material culture now in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to language material on Arapaho and Gros Ventre, there are notes on two other Arapahoan languages, Besawunena and Nawathinehena (see Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 13, pp. 74-76.) Also 120 pages on Arapaho dialects and five copies of relevant letters regarding transfer of the material.
NAA MS 2560
Collection previously titled "Grammatical sketch of the Arapaho language and of the Gros Ventres; Arapaho dialects 1916-1920." Title revised October 12, 2011.
With linguistic notes, arranged in catagories based on grammatical elements. Recorded in Department of Interior Blank Book; grammatical categories are entered alphabetically. Includes: "Phonology" for the Peoria language, 4 pages; brief notes headed "Ethnography," 1 page; references to certain page numbers of unstated sources throughout the notebook.
Biographical / Historical:
Date supplied from Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 15, Washington, 1893.
NAA MS 1516
Informant /?/: Stephen Gorstey, N. E. Brunswick, /Illinois ?/.
MS 1517-a J.N.B. Hewitt's typed copy with carbon of MS 2316.
MS 1517-b W.N. Fenton's partial translation of MS 1517-a.
MS 1517-c W.N. Fenton's revised translation deposited to BAE for publication circa 1964.
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
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.