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Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to Native Americans

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Photographer:
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (etching or engraving)
13 Prints (albumen)
230 Copy prints (circa)
1 Chromolithograph
179 Cyanotypes
200 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Sisitonwan Dakota (Sisseton Sioux)  Search this
Sihasapa Lakota (Blackfoot Sioux)  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Wenatchi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Yakama (Yakima)  Search this
Iowa  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Oneida  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Apache  Search this
Isleta Pueblo  Search this
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Osage  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Copy prints
Chromolithographs
Cyanotypes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs mostly commissioned and collected by personnel in the Bureau of American Ethnology. Most of the photographs are studio portraits of Native Americans made by the Bureau of American Ethnology and Smithsonian Institution, possibly for physical anthropologist Ales Hrdlicka. There are also photographs made by Truman Michelson among the Catawba tribe, copies of illustrations and drawings, and various images of archeological sites and artifacts.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2M, USNM ACC 42191
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Original negatives for many photographs in this collection held in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Michelson photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 13, Photo Lot 24, MS 2139, and MS 4365-c.
Additional Hillers photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 28, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 143, Photo Lot 83-18, Photo Lot 87-2N, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 92-46, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Jackson photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 60, Photo Lot 93, Photo Lot 143, Photo Lot R82-10, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 92-3, the records of the Department of Anthropology, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Smillie photographs held in the National Museum of American History Archives Center in the Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie Glass Plate Negatives and in Smithsonian Institution Archives SIA Acc. 05-123.
Additional Gardner photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 80-18, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Associated busts and molds held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 42191.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2M, Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2M
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2m

MS 4846 Correspondence between BAE authors and the BAE Editorʹs office

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Editor  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973  Search this
Johnson, F.  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, William Yewdale  Search this
Alphonse, Rev. E.S.  Search this
Bass, William Marvin, III  Search this
Basso, Keith  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Biese, L. P.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bowers, Alfred W.  Search this
Boyd, Mark F.  Search this
Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898-1990  Search this
Caldwell, Warren W.  Search this
Cancillius, D.  Search this
Capron, Louis Bishop, 1891-1971  Search this
Chafe, William  Search this
Coe, Joffre Lanning  Search this
Coe, Michael  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Cooper, Paul L. (Paul Lemen), 1909-1961  Search this
Davis, I.  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Devereux, George  Search this
Dorsey, H. W.  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Fisher, E. M.  Search this
Flannery, Kent Vaughn  Search this
Flannery, Regina  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Follett, W. I.  Search this
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933  Search this
Gearing, Frederick O., 1922-  Search this
Gentry H. S.  Search this
Gifford, Edward Winslow  Search this
Goggin, John M.  Search this
Goldfrank, Esther Schiff  Search this
Grange, R. T., Jr  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Gulick, John  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hass, Mary  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henry, J.  Search this
Hickerson, Harold  Search this
Hickerson, Joseph Charles, 1935-  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez, Sister, 1891-1977  Search this
Hoffman, B.  Search this
Holland, C. G.  Search this
Holzinger, C. H.  Search this
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Hoyme, Lucile Eleanor  Search this
Jelks, Edward  Search this
Jones, J. A.  Search this
Keyes, I.  Search this
Kilpatrick, F. and A.  Search this
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Kupferer, Harriet J.  Search this
Kurath, G.  Search this
Kutsche, P.  Search this
Ladd, J.  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Landy, D.  Search this
Le Claire, P.  Search this
Lewis, M. G.  Search this
Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn  Search this
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007  Search this
Mangelsdorf  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Mason  Search this
Mattes, Merrill, J.  Search this
Merriam, Alan P. (Alan Parkhurst), 1923-1980  Search this
Metcalf, George, 1900-1975  Search this
Meyer, G.  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Mills, J. E.  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948  Search this
Murrill, R.  Search this
Neuman, R.  Search this
Oberg, Kalvero  Search this
O'Bryan, A.  Search this
Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958  Search this
Osborne, Douglas  Search this
Oswalt, W.  Search this
Palmer, M. H.  Search this
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941  Search this
Petersen, Karen Daniels  Search this
Pierson, D.  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Rands, R. L.  Search this
Rhodes, Willard, 1901-1992  Search this
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985  Search this
Roth, William P.  Search this
Shimkin, Demitri Boris  Search this
Shiner, Joel L.  Search this
Smith, C.  Search this
Smith, Homer Garner  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Spencer, Robert  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Squier, Robert J.  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922  Search this
Thomas, R. K.  Search this
Tooker, Elizabeth  Search this
Tschopik, Harry S. Jr.  Search this
Tsien Y. Y.  Search this
Van Stone, James W.  Search this
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988  Search this
Vogt, Evon Zartman  Search this
Wallace, A.  Search this
Wallace, W. J.  Search this
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Weiant, C. W. (Clarence Wolsey), 1897-1986  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wheeler, Richard Page  Search this
White, Leslie A., 1900-1975  Search this
Wilder, C. S.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Wood, Raymond  Search this
Woodbury, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin), 1917-2009  Search this
Ackerknecht, Erwin H.  Search this
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985  Search this
Boyd W.  Search this
Collier, Donald, 1911-1995  Search this
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
De Avile, B.  Search this
De Gandia, E.  Search this
Frenguelli, Joaquín, 1883-1958  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Gilmore, R. M.  Search this
Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henckel, C.  Search this
Horton, D.  Search this
Imbelloni, J.  Search this
Kubler, G. A.  Search this
La Barre, Weston, 1911-1996  Search this
Levi-Strauss, C.  Search this
Lipkind, William, 1904-1974  Search this
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957  Search this
McBryde, F. W.  Search this
McCown, T. D.  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Miller, R. R.  Search this
OʹNeale, Lila M.  Search this
Parks, E. T.  Search this
Pourchet, M. J.  Search this
Powers, N.  Search this
Riley, M. W.  Search this
Root, W. C.  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Rowe, John Howland, 1918-2004  Search this
Sauer, Carl  Search this
Steggerda, Morris, 1900-1950  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Stone, D.  Search this
Stout, D. C.  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wilson, E. A.  Search this
Science Information Services  Search this
Names:
Hunter College  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
4 Boxes
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1927-1967
Scope and Contents:
Also records of galley and page proofs.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged alphabetically by author, except for a separate file relating to the Handbook of South American Indians (BAE-B 143).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4846
Topic:
Handbook of Middle American Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Policy  Search this
River Basin Survey Bulletin-Final Costs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4846

MS 2826 Three Piegan Blackfoot stories in English collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Pablo, George  Search this
Mountain Chief, 1848-1942  Search this
White Swan, Julie  Search this
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911  Search this
Extent:
51 Pages
Culture:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1910 June-July
Scope and Contents:
Three handwritten Piegan Blackfoot stories in English, collected by Truman Michelson in Montana in 1910. Contents: "The Beaver-Bundle," by George Pablo. July 13, 1910. 35 pages; Concerning the buffalo drive (piskan), by Mountain Chief (interpreter, David C. Duvall). June 22, 1910. 3 pages; "The woman who turned into a bear," by Mrs. Julie White Swan. June 23, 1910. 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2826
Topic:
Buffalo jump  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2826, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2826
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2826
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MS 2827 Truman Michelson field notes on Piegan Blackfoot

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911  Search this
Little Young Man  Search this
Mountain Chief, 1848-1942  Search this
Pablo, George  Search this
Thomas, Norah  Search this
Vielle, James  Search this
White Swan, Julie  Search this
Extent:
150 Pages (Approximate)
Culture:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Vocabulary
Field notes
Date:
1910 June-July
Scope and Contents:
Notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson during his field work among the Piegan Blackfoot in Montana in 1910. The materials consist primarily of stories in English and ethnographic notes covering topics such as Crazy Dog society, Sun Dance, and other ceremonies and societies. There are also notes on Piegan vocabulary and Chippewa Sun Dance and Medicine Dance. Michelson obtained information from various people, including David Duvall, who also served as an interpreter; Mountain Chief; George Pablo; Little Young Man; Norah Thomas; James Vielle; and Julie White Swan.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2827
Local Note:
Title changed from "Field notes concerning Piegan Blackfoot ethnography, including ceremonials and societies, with some linguistic notes June-July, 1910" 5/13/2014.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Dance -- North America  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 2827, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2827
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2827
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MS 3401 Albany Ojibwa notes and Weenusk Cree text collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Martin, John  Search this
Allan, William  Search this
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
Culture:
Cree  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Place:
James Bay (Nunavut)
Hudson Bay
Date:
1935 summer
Scope and Contents:
Notebook (labelled "1935 VI") containing Albany Ojibwa notes and Weenusk (Winusk) Cree text collected by Truman Michelson during his field research in the region of James Bay and Hudson Bay in 1935. Michelson obtained Albany Ojibwa vocabulary and ethnological notes from John Martin, with William Allan, a Cree speaker, serving as an interpreter. The notebook also contains a sample Cree syllabic text from a Weenusk woman at Moosonee; a phonetic text version dictated by a Roman missionary; and an English translation from Allan based on a reading of the Weenusk text by Harvey Smallboy, a Moose Cree speaker. Also present are two loose leaf pages with slightly different versions of the English translation and phonetic text.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3401
Local Note:
Title changed from "Cree and Chippewa Linguistic (and Ethnological) material 1935" 6/3/2014.
Topic:
Ojibwa language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3401, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3401
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3401
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MS 2733 Letter regarding Uchean linguistic notes and text collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Correspondent:
Wagner, Günter, 1908-1952  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Correspondence
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
MS 2733 originally contained Uchean linguistic notes and the legend of how the South Wind lost his ears, collected by Truman Michelson (11 pages). In January 1929, these materials were sent by Matthew W. Stirling, chief of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology, to Gunter Wagner. The present location of the Uchean notes and text is unknown, and MS 2733 now only contains a copy of Stirling's letter of transmittal to Wagner.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2733
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Uchean languages  Search this
Yuchi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Manuscript 2733, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS2733
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2733

MS 2701 Sauk Legend

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Bacon Rind (Osage Indian), 1860-1932  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2701
Topic:
Sauk Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2701, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2701
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2701
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MS 3241 Lists by William Jones of his Sauk and Fox collection at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Creator:
Jones, William, 1871-1909  Search this
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934  Search this
Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Names:
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Lists
Catalogs
Date:
1914
Scope and Contents:
Two lists made by William Jones of his collection of Sauk and Fox ethnological and ethnobotanical specimens at the Field Museum of Natural History. The lists were requested by Truman Michelson and sent to him by Berthold Laufer, curator of Asian Anthropology at the Field Museum. A transmittal letter dated December 29, 1914 from Laufer to Michelson is present.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3241
Local Note:
Title changed from "Lists of Sauk and Fox materials in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago" 5/28/2014.
Topic:
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lists
Catalogs
Citation:
Manuscript 3241, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3241
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3241

MS 3349 Truman Michelson notes on Blackfoot words from C.C. Uhlenbeck publication

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Uhlenbeck, C. C. (Christianus Cornelius), 1866-1951  Search this
Extent:
250 Items (approximately 250 cards)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Card files
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Blackfoot vocabulary with probable Algonquian etymologies extracted by Truman Michelson from an unidentified publication by C.C. Uhlenbeck. The notes are handwritten by Michelson on note cards and include English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3349
Local Note:
Title changed from "Blackfoot words/from Uhlenbeck with probable Algonquian etymologie" 4/2/2014.
Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Card files
Citation:
Manuscript 3349, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3349
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3349
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MS 2797 Menominee linguistic notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Peroute, Judge  Search this
Satterlee, John V.  Search this
Extent:
76 Pages
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Menominee linguistic notes and texts from Truman Michelson's fieldwork among the Menominee in Wisconsin in 1910. He obtained texts and Menominee names for various tribes from Judge Peroute, a priest of the Grand Medicine Society. Captain John V. Satterlee of the Indian Police at Keshena served as interpreter and also provided Michelson with linguistic information, such as vocabulary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2797
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts" 4/17/2014.
Topic:
Menominee language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2797, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2797
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2797
Online Media:

MS 2824 Menominee stories and notes collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Peroute, Judge  Search this
Satterlee, John V.  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Menominee notes and texts from Truman Michelson's fieldwork among the Menominee in Wisconsin in 1910. The texts consist of Menominee stories from Judge Peroute, a priest of the Grand Medicine Society, in English. Captain John V. Satterlee of the Indian Police at Keshena provided Michelson with Menominee names for various tribes. There are also notes on the Grand Medicine Society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2824
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts, linguistic notes, legends" 5/1/2014.
Topic:
Midéwiwin  Search this
Ojibwa Indians -- Religion  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Menominee language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2824, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2824
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2824
Online Media:

MS 2760 Truman Michelson linguistic notes on Passamaquoddy text by Prince

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Prince, John Dyneley, 1868-1945  Search this
Extent:
250 Items (cards )
Culture:
Passamaquoddy  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Vocabulary
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's linguistic notes by page and line of Passamaquoddy text by Prince, presumably John Dyneley Prince. The notes are handwritten by Michelson on index cards with a few comparisons in Meskwaki (Fox).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2760
Local Note:
Title changed from "Vocabulary; grammatical analyses; reference to Prince's texts" 4/29/2014.
Topic:
Passamaquoddy language  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Sauk and Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2760, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2760
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2760

MS 2707 Arapaho ethnological and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Goggles, John  Search this
Informant:
Wolf Bear  Search this
Sun Road  Search this
Little Shield  Search this
Names:
Fitzpatrick, Thomas, 1799-1854  Search this
Friday (Arapaho Indian)  Search this
Extent:
98 Pages
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Ethnological and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson on the Arapaho. Michelson obtained ethnological information from Little Shield, Sun Road, and Wolf Bear, with John Goggles serving as interpreter. Topics include games and accounts of Friday and Bad Arm (Thomas Fitzpatrick). Also among the ethnological notes are Michelson's observations of a peyote lodge ceremony with comparisons to Alfred Kroeber's descriptions. The linguistic notes are more extensive and include vocabulary and grammar notes from Goggles and other sources.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2707
Local Note:
Title changed from "Miscellaneous ethnological notes; linguistic notes; vocabulary Apparently 1910; certain pages dated 1910" 4/15/2014.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Peyotism  Search this
Games  Search this
Arapaho language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2707, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2707
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2707
Online Media:

MS 1748 Letter in Lakota from Take-Way-From-Crow to his sister-in-law, White Cow

Creator:
Take-Way-From-Crow  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Addressee:
White Cow  Search this
Collector:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Search this
Translator:
Black Spotted Horse, Joseph  Search this
Bordeaux, Louis  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March 1, 1890
1915-1916
Scope and Contents:
Also includes a photostat copy 2 pages, an English translation 1 page, and miscellaneous correspondence 3 pages. Miscellaneous correspondence: Frederick W. Hodge to Truman Michelson, October 4, 1915, Autograph note; Michelson to Hodge, November 2, 1915, Autograph note signed; Hodge to Francis LaFlesche, November 2, 1915 Autograph note signed; LaFlesche to Hodge, February 11, 1916, Typescript letter signed, enclosing 1 page free English translation of Take-Way-from-Crow's letter made by Joseph Black Spotted Horse and Louis Bordeaux.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1748
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Lakota dialect  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1748, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1748
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1748

MS 2823 Piegan Blackfoot texts collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911  Search this
Henry No Bear  Search this
Pablo, George  Search this
Extent:
161 Pages
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1910 June-July
Scope and Contents:
Stories in Piegan Blackfoot with English translations collected by Truman Michelson. The narratives are from dictaphone recordings by various Blackfoot speakers including Henry No Bear, Black Bear, Big Moon, Bear Medicine, and George Pablo. Michelson had David C. Duvall, another Blackfoot speaker, listen to the recordings. Most of the texts are transcriptions of the stories as redictated by Duvall and some include his English interlineal translations. Also present are notes on vocabulary from the stories.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2823
Local Note:
Title changed from "Piegan Blackfoot texts, apparently myths most with free translations June-July, 1910" 4/2/2014.
Related Materials:
Michelson's wax cylinder recordings are at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2823, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2823
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2823
Online Media:

MS 3888 Notes on the different Algonquian dialects

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Based on Mr. Hewitt's suggestions relative to the 28th Annual Report, by Dr.Michelson ("Preliminary Report on the Linguistic Classification of Algonquian Tribes").
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3888
Local Note:
Typescript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3888, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3888
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3888

MS 7230 Two Chippewa stories from Baraga-L'Anse, Michigan

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Pine, Frank (Ojibwe)  Search this
Editor:
Nichols, John (John D.)  Search this
Creator:
Wisconsin Native American Languages Project  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Includes introduction, Chippewa writing system key, Wenagozho and the Cranberries, Wenabozho and the Berries in the Bowl, and glossary.
See MS 1830 for Michelson's original fieldnotes containing these stories.
Biographical / Historical:
The stories have been revised for speakers of the Chippewa language in Wisconsin by the Chippewa Language Team (Hannah Maulson, George Oshogay, Earl Thomas).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7230
Topic:
Folklore -- Chippewa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Nanabush (Legendary character)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7230, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7230
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7230

MS 4858 Truman Michelson notes on Kansa verbal paradigms

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (slips )
Culture:
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Kanza (Kansa) verbal paradigms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4858
Topic:
Kansa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Kanze, Konze  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 4858, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4858
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4858
Online Media:

MS 3354 Truman Michelson notes on Natick phonetic shifts based on examples from Trumbull's dictionary

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897  Search this
Extent:
100 Items (ca. 100 cards)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Massachusett  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Notes
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1934
Scope and Contents:
Card files containing Truman Michelson's handwritten linguistic notes on Natick (Wampanoag) phonetic shifts based on examples taken from James Hammond Trumbull's Natick Dictionary. Includes English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3354
Topic:
Wampanoag language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Massachusett, Natick  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3354, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3354
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3354
Online Media:

MS 2992 Rough notes and calculations of measurements of Blackfoot crania in Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Names:
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notes
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2992
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Physical anthropology -- Blackfoot  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 2992, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2992
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2992

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