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Manuscript and Pamphlet File

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Williams, Talcott  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Wilson, Thomas  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
41 Linear feet
Culture:
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Baubi  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Innuit  Search this
Jamomadi  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Mission  Search this
Moro  Search this
Naltunnetunne  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Tesuque  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Osage  Search this
Dyak  Search this
Fox  Search this
Haida  Search this
Makah  Search this
Maya  Search this
Carib  Search this
Shuar/Achuar  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Seri  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Cuna  Search this
Bannock  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Maidu  Search this
Oto  Search this
Tolowa  Search this
Wintun  Search this
Samoan  Search this
Cossacks  Search this
Arabs  Search this
Diegueño Indians  Search this
Goajira  Search this
Hittites  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
Kirghese  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Maori (New Zealand people)  Search this
Wichí (Mataco)  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Parsee  Search this
Quichua  Search this
Quinaielt  Search this
Tonga?  Search this
Tulalip  Search this
Dayak (Indonesian people)  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Wintu  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Quinault  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Letters
Notes
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Printed materials
Processed materials
Paper specimens
Reports
Manuscripts
Catalogs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Bibliographies
Place:
British Columbia
District of Columbia
Europe
Hawaii
India
Iran
Ireland
Japan
Korea
Madagascar
Madeira Islands
Micronesia
Mongolia
Morocco
New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Nubia
Puerto Rico
Spain
Tahiti
Philippines
Thailand
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Date:
1840s
1860-1962
1972
1997
Scope and Contents:
For those who are searching for anthropologically substantive materials, special note should be made of the Manuscript and Pamphlet File. A potpourri of documents, the file includes correspondence, notes, drawings, maps, photographs, printed and processed materials, paper specimens, reports, writings, catalogs, motion picture film (now in the Smithsonian's Human Studies Film Archives), bibliographies, and other types of documents. Of concern is a wide variety of subjects such as anthropological specimens, museology and museums, Smithsonian history, archaeological and ethnological methods, exhibits, expeditions, history of anthropology, and so forth.

The file seems to have been maintained in the Division of Ethnology — in one document it was referred to as Herbert W. Krieger's morgue — and the subject matter is largely ethnological. Nevertheless, some documents relate to archeology and physical anthropology. The file also contains administrative materials, such as records relating to the Department of Anthropology's use of Work Projects Administration workers during the 1930s. In addition, the file is the main location of materials not generally accepted as being strictly anthropological in the modern sense. It includes, for example, material on period costumes, fish and fisheries, whaling, religions, armor, biblical studies, modern appliances, the seal industry, European music and musical instruments, lace, aeronautics, and other similar subjects. In addition, the file includes sets of papers of Edwin H. Hawley ,Walter Hough, Otis T. Mason, Talcott Williams and Thomas Wilson. Some documents, both primary and secondary research materials, concern the following cultural groups and geographic areas: Arabs, Bannock, Baubi, Blackfoot, British Columbia, Caddo, Carib, Chinook, Cochiti, Comanche, Cossacks, Cuna, Delaware, Diegueño, District of Columbia, Dyak, Eskimo, Europe, Fox, Goajira, Haida, Hawaii, Hittites, Hupa, India, Innuit, Iran, Ireland, Jamomadi, Japan, Jivaro, Kabyles, Kiowa, Kirghese, Klamath, Korea, Luiseño, Madagascar, Madiera, Maidu, Makah, Maori, Mataco, Maya, Micmac, Micronesia, Mission, Modoc, Mohave, Mongolia, Moro, Morocco, Naltunnetunne, Nanticoke, Narragansett, Navaho, New Guinea, Nez Perce, Nubia, Omaha, Onandaga, Osage, Oto, Papua, Parsee, Pawnee, Peru, Philippines, Pomo, Pueblo, Puerto Rico, Pygmies, Quichua, Quinaielt, Samoa, Sauk, Seminole, Seri, Shoshoni, Spain, Tahiti, Tesuque, Thailand, Texas, Tolowa, Tonga, Tulalip, Utah, Virginia, Washo, Wichita, Wintun, Yavapai, and Zuni.
The manuscript and pamphlet file is virtually a potpourri of documents, including correspondence, notes, drawings, maps, photographs, printed and processed materials, paper specimens, reports, writings, catalogs, motion picture film, bibliographies, and other types of documents. Of concern is a wide variety of subjects such as anthropological specimens, museology and museums, Smithsonian history, archeological and ethnological methods, exhibits, expeditions, history of anthropology, and so forth. The file seems to have been maintained in the Division of Ethnology--in one document it was referred to as being Herbert W. Krieger's morgue--and the subject matter is largely ethnological.

Some documents, however, concern archeology and physical anthropology. The file also contains some administrative materials--records relating to the Department of Anthropology's use of Work Projects Administration workers, for example. In addition, it is the main location of materials not generally accepted as being strictly anthropological in the modern sense. It includes, for example, material on the First Ladies' Gown exhibit now in the National Museum of American History, fish and fisheries, whaling, religions, armour, biblical studies, modern appliances, the seal industry, European music and musical instruments, lace, aeronautics, and other similar subjects.

The file includes the papers of many different persons. The file also includes sets of papers of Otis Tufton Mason, Walter Hough, Talcott Williams, Edwin H. Hawley, and Thomas Wilson. It includes documents, sometimes of a secondary nature, about the following cultural groups and geographic areas; Arabs, Bannock, Baubi, Blackfoot, British Columbia, Caddo, Chinook, Cochiti, Comanche, Cossacks, Cuna, Delaware, Diegueno, District of Columbia, Dyak, Eskimo, Europe, Fox, Goajira, Haida, Hawaii, Hittites, Hupa, India, Innuit, Iran, Ireland, Jamomadi, Japan, Jivaro, Kabyles, Kiowa, Kirghese, Klamath, Korea, Luiseno, Madagascar, Madeira, Maidu, Makah, Maori, Mataco, Maya, Micmac, Micronesia, Mission, Modoc, Mohave, Mongolia, Moro, Morocco, Naltunnetunne, Nanticoke, Narragansett, Navaho,

New Guinea, Nez Perce, Nubia, Omaha, Onandaga, Osage, Oto, Papua, Parsee, Pawnee, Peru, Philippines, Pomo, Pueblo, Puerto Rico, Pygmies, Quichua, Quinaielt, Samoa, Sauk, Seminole, Seri, Shoshoni, Spain, Tahiti, Tesuque, Thailand, Texas, Tolowa, Tonga, Tulalip, Utah, Virginia, Washo, Wichita, Wintun, Yavapai, and Zuni.
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Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Lace and lace making  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Seal industry  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Fish and fisheries  Search this
First Ladies' Gowns  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Religions  Search this
Armor  Search this
Biblical studies  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Luiseno  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Eskimo ?  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Notes
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Printed materials
Processed materials
Paper specimens
Reports
Manuscripts
Catalogs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Bibliographies
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.XXXX.0311, Subseries 17.1
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b2f3180c-4348-4175-ab6f-c61e477eafc5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref53

MS 2432 Four Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
150 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Four Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard, with English translations by Truman Michelson and Harry Lincoln. The two texts by Kiyana are "Homo stuprator" and "When a young couple marries." The texts by Bullard are "Rainbow" and "Summer Bear." Most of the translations are in Michelson's hand; 6 lines of text on the last page are in Lincoln's hand. These texts were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2432
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend" 3/26/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2432, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2432
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3edd1d6ac-60fe-402a-8dd2-d513f4da58c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2432
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MS 2829 Fox text by Bill Leaf

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Bill Leaf. The text is titled "wa be ne wa a te so ka ka na."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2829
Local Note:
Title changed from "Story of Wapenewa" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2829, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2829
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c44182fd-9f05-48ff-a46b-fe657870f604
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2829
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MS 2606 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on Snail dance

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
144 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Alfred Kiyana on Snail dance, with English translation by Truman Michelson and an unidentified writer. There are also 12 pages of vocabulary notes on the Meskwaki texts in the same unidentified hand. Story and notes collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2606
Local Note:
Title changed from "Snail dance Legend" 3/27/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Fox dance  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2606, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2606
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a42b3b37-cdd0-4e04-b3a6-4cc51360142f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2606
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MS 2239 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on the waterfowl clan

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text on the waterfowl clan by Alfred Kiyana, with Truman Michelson's English translation on the opposite page. The name "Milford S. Chandler" appears on the top of the first page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2239
Local Note:
Title changed from "A gens festival; Wabano (?) White Deer (?) Ethnology; legends" 3/25/14.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2239, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2239
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39931a266-a992-4b08-8c20-f0c22ff464fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2239
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MS 1058 Fox phonetic notes and text dictated by Edward Davenport to Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Davenport, Edward  Search this
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notes
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1918 February
Scope and Contents:
Single page of dictations by Edward Davenport to Truman Michelson, consisting of a short list of Meskwaki (Fox) expressions, written phonetically; notes on Meskwaki phonetics; and a small portion of a story by Jack Bullard, also written phonetically in Meskwaki.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1058
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1058, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1058
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw335a5ecaf-1f4b-4bc9-8402-235485974d56
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1058

MS 2697 Single page of Fox text collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Page 4 of Meskwaki (Fox) text, handwritten by an unidentified writer. Previously misattributed to Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs Bill Leaf). According to Ives Goddard, this page belongs with MS 2695, which is missing pages 1-6.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2697
Local Note:
Title changed from "Text" 4/15/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2695 for what is likely the associated text.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2697, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2697
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d9db954d-b900-4c7c-8493-91381b136fa7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2697
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MS 2230 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on the boy blessed by a water monster

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Horace  Search this
Extent:
142 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) text by Alfred Kiyana on the boy blessed by a water monster. Includes an English translation by Horace Poweshiek, titled "Witch Society." Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2230
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2230, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2230
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3786072d9-87a3-4b39-acf6-d9b146269e6b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2230
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MS 3002-a Fox text and English translation of "Singing around rite" collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Shapochiwa  Search this
Young Bear, George  Search this
Extent:
346 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Information from Shapochiwa regarding the rituals of the Singing Around Society, handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by an unidentified writer and translated into English by George Young Bear. There are also two pages of notes at the end of the translation on members and initiation to the society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3002-a
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3002-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3002A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e274e6ab-2adb-4b63-8074-fd7060977c53
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3002a
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MS 2768 Fox story of men on the warpath and portion of another story collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Two handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by an unidentified author, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The first text is a story of men on the warpath. The second text is the beginning of another story, which is continued in MS 2769.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2768
Local Note:
Title changed from "Story of those who went to war, and portion of another story" 4/28/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2769 for continuation of the second story.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
War  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2768, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2768
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fa38eca2-9992-4510-a902-425d04877dc6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2768
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MS 2985 Fox story of Red Leggins collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Tesson, Joe, Jr.  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of Red Leggins handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with an English paraphrase by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.The author of the story was originally identified as Bill Leaf, but the Meskwaki text is not in his hand. The writer may be Joe Tesson, Jr.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2985
Local Note:
Title changed from "Red Leggins Legend" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2985, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2985
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3528c0ee3-d382-4d1f-a998-e2ab7523a551
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2985
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MS 2998 Fox text by Joe Peters

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Peters, Joe  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
280 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1927 June
Scope and Contents:
Text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) by Joe Peters, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek. On the first page of the Meskwaki text, Truman Michelson writes "Eagles...wapeneùsiùwaiye see middle p. 76."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2998
Local Note:
Title changed from "Eagle gens. (W)apenesiwaiye" 6/16/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2998, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2998
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cd6d821d-09ce-40e4-852c-116bb62ba8b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2998

MS 2726 'Mesquakies,' a Fox text by Jack Bullard

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1911-1913
Scope and Contents:
'Mesquakies' is a text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Jack Bullard and collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The text was previously misattributed to Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). The text is undated, but there is a page correction by Michelson dated March 1913. Michelson began conducting fieldwork in Tama, Iowa in 1911.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2726
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend (French) 4/17/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2726, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2726
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34acfb06b-f7b1-452d-959a-3238ebcdb4c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2726
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MS 2775 Fox story of Pichishaha by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
63 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of Pichishaha (Petit Jean) handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, with an English translation by Harry Lincoln. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2775
Local Note:
Title changed from " Piti-ca-a Legends" 4/29/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2775, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2775
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fc783fff-b242-4931-b703-ba6d8883dca7
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2775
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MS 2229 Fox story by Charlie Papakie of the couple that killed a Sioux

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Papakie, Charlie  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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Date:
1913, undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of the couple that killed a Sioux in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Charlie Papakie, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek. The translation is dated "7-29-'13" while Papakie's text is undated. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2229
Local Note:
Title of story previously listed in catalog record as "The couple who were killed by a Sioux." Corrected March 25, 2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
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Citation:
Manuscript 2229, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2229
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35ec98603-3e04-4716-8d0c-d4ebf530e94f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2229
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MS 2674 Four Fox texts by Mary Earle, Jim Peters, and Alfred Kiyana

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Earle, Mary  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Peters, Jim, 1866-  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
222 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
Narratives
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Four texts in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Mary Earle (now Mrs. C. Davenport), Jim Peters, and Alfred Kiyana. A separate notebook contains English translations from Harry Lincoln in Truman Michelson's hand. Earle authored the text on how to raise children (translation pages 36-47); Peters authored "When Wisahkeha went around with the Apayashihas" (translation pages 1-35), which was originally misattributed to Sam Peters; and Kiyana wrote Kochipekweha (ko tti be ga A) (translation pages 47-76). On the last page of the notebook of translations are notes from "Y. Bear" on teasing relatives.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2674
Local Note:
Title updated from "Fox texts" 4/4/2014.
Topic:
Child rearing  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2674, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2674
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34f647ffc-3776-45f9-8177-2dfd7035b3c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2674
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MS 1875 Sixteen Fox stories with translations collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Lasley, Lucy  Search this
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (0.25 linear feet (approximately 745 pages)
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Tama (Iowa)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. List of titles based on English translations: 1.) The Winter Story of Longhair, by Lucy Lasley and Jack Bullard; text 18 pages, translation 27 pages. 2.) Fasting, by Lucy Lasley; text 7 pages, translation 3 pages. 3.) Fast runner, by Lucy Lasley; text 2 pages, translation 3 pages. 4.) Lost Boy, by Lucy Lasley; text 2 pages, translation 3 pages. 5.) Peace council with Pawnee, by Lucy Lasley; text 2 pages, translation 3 pages. 6.) Hunting, text 2 pages, translation 3 pages. 7.) Wisahkeha, by Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf); text 31 pages and translation 30 pages. 8.) The youth who became corn and the Indians of long ago who grew as all different kinds of things, by Alfred Kiyana; text 41 pages, translation 36 pages. 9.) Rooster with feet of money, text 18 pages, translation 20 pages. 10.) Ball-Player, by Jack Bullard and possibly Lucy Lasley; text 51 pages, translation 73 pages. 11.) One who loved her brother, by Alfred Kiyana; text 41 pages, translation 33 pages. 12.) The men who were taken to heaven by a bear, by Alfred Kiyana; text 7 pages, translation 9 pages. 13.) Keshakiwa, by Lucy Lasley and Jack Bullard; text 23 pages, translation 33 pages. 14.) Story about Turtle and Wisahkeha (Race for girl), text 8 pages, translation 11 pages. 15.) "Why men should not go hunting with ther wives" text 13 pages, (English translation only). 16.) Spirit of fire made by gods, by Alfred Kiyana; text 112 pages, translation 80 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1875
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts and Translations Legends" 3/18/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 1879 for continuation of Wisahkeha story.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1875, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1875
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bcbf19c0-336c-4b7e-abbb-102589e3a3e1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1875

MS 2140 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on the one who made the wailing song

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Horace  Search this
Extent:
134 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1915, undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on the one who made the wailing song, with an English translation by Horace Poweshiek. Poweshiek's translation is dated 1915 and is titled, "The one who made the wailing songs. The way a clan feast is carried on when any one dies. The one who made the sacred bundle." Kiyana's text is undated. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2140
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2140, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2140
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3690c9f30-c38d-499c-ad03-7b5f64e8d255
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2140
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MS 2141 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle, with two English translations. The first translation is in Truman Michelson's hand, likely dictated by Harry Lincoln. The second translation is a summary with "Bill Leaf?" written on top of the first page. The Meskawaki text and translations were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2141
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2141, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2141
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3df71f0b3-7af5-4b1a-9f51-4943884cb151
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2141
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MS 2720 Nine Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana and Bill Leaf

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
264 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1928
undated
Scope and Contents:
Nine Meskwaki (Fox) syallabic texts, eight of which are by Alfred Kiyana and one by Bill Leaf, with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Kiyana are: Red stone pipe; Youths who were friends; The summer hunters; When people killed one that was a manitou; The cowardly man; The man who had an elm tree that grew from his chest; Wolf; and Wisahkeha's little brother slain. The ninth text, When they fought with the Pawnee ("wabanokeha"), is by Bill Leaf. Poweshiek's translations were made much later in April 17, 1928.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2720
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legends" 4/17/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2720, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2720
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f1eb9729-2b2f-43bb-8bd5-7e76d269c6c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2720
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