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MS 3017 Shoshoni anthropometric measurements and Lemhi vocabulary collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
116 Pages
Culture:
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1927
Scope and Contents:
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.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3017
Local Note:
Title changed from "Shoshoni linguistic data and physical anthropology notes" 5/21/2014.
Topic:
Shoshoni language  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3017, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3017
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 827 Numu Western Shoshonee vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages
Culture:
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1880
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 827
Local Note:
Possibly this is the "Vocabulary of the Paviotso." Pilling (Bureau of American Ethnology AR-1, 1881) list on page 574.
Note on pages 134-35 reads "All these terms corrected by sheets 1-19," these sheets being found in Manuscript 832, item 4.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 827, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS827
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 914 Snake, Crow and Sioux (Shoshoni, Crow and Lakota) dictionary

Creator:
Belden, George P. (George Pfauts), 1844?-1871  Search this
Extent:
146 Items (ca. pages ca. 146 pages)
1 Map
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
January 1, 1868
Scope and Contents:
Includes profile map of road from Fort Smith to Fort Phil. Kearney with Crow names, 2 pages and letter from Belden to Joseph Henry, Autograph letter signed, October 25, 1868, 1 page transmitting dictionary.
Biographical / Historical:
George Pfouts Belden, 18844-1871, identified by Richard D. Rowen, Curator of History, Nebraska Historical Society, April 6, 1961. Rowen states that sketches made by Belden while serving with 2nd Nebraska Cavalry on a campaign against the Sioux under General Sully, 1863, are at the Nebraska Historical Society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 914
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 914, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS914
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1870 Comparative American Indian vocabularies

Collector:
Klett, Francis  Search this
Loew, O. (Oscar), 1844-  Search this
Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929  Search this
Brown, Theodore V.  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
119 Pages
Culture:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Digger  Search this
Tonto-Apache  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes vocabularies of Acoma Pueblo, Isleta Pueblo, Hopi (Moqui), Paiute (Pah-Ute), Shoshone, Osage, Navaho, Digger, Tonto-Apache. Also Tewa vocabulary, marked "Los Luceros, New Mexico." Identified as Tewa by Randall H. Speirs, University of Buffalo, April, 1964. Klett, Francis. Acoma vocabulary. New Mexico. November 18, 1873. Autograph document. 10 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Title page in H. C. Yarrow's handwriting includes a note reading, "Lt. Wheeler's Exped. for Exploration and Surveys west of the 100th Meridi[an]." There are also two notes in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting on the title page; one reads, "Lieut. Wheeler's Expedition: 29," and the other is a comment on Klett's handwriting. Published as vocabulary Number 36 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405 and 424-465. Loew, Oscar. "Moqui vocabulary." Arizona. 1873. Manuscript document. 11 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Copied from an original in Gibbs' orthography. The 17 in red pencil on the title page refers to Vocabulary Number 17 in George M. Wheeler, Report Upon United States Surveys West to the One Hundreth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-65 and 473, which is either from the original or this Manuscript. The spelling in the published version differs from that used here. Original not located as of January, 1970. Note on the last page reads, "This dialect is copied from the original Manuscript of Dr Oscar Loew and is written according to Gibbs' method." The title page is stamped, "U. S. Engineer Office. Explorations West of the 100th Meridian. Apr[il] 9, 1875."
Contents: Loew, Oscar. "Isletta" vocabulary. New Mexico. November 26, 1873. Autograph document signed. 10 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. "Lt. Wheeler's Exped[ition] for Exploration and Surveys west of the 100th Meridian" is written on the title page in H. C. Yarrow's handwriting. A note on the 1st page reads, "See Duplicate. J. H. T.," in reference to four terms in the vocabulary. "J. H. T." probably is J. Hammond TRumbull, but the duplicate referred to has not been located as of 1/70. The Number "30" in red pencil on the title page refers to vocabulary Number 30 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, and 424-465, which was taken from this original or the duplicate referred to by "J. H. T." Loew, Oscar. "Navajoe" vocabulary. New Mexico. July 20, 1873. Autograph document signed. 10 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. "Lt. Wheeler's Exped. for Surveys and Explorations west of the 100th Merid[ian]" is written on the title page in H. C. Yarrow's handwriting. Number "3" in red pencil on the title page refers to vocabulary Number 3 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-465, and 469, which is apparently taken from this original. The published version may be from another copy of the same vocabulary; the date given for the published vocabulary is June, 1873, rather than July, 1873.
Contents: Gatschet, Albert Samuel. Osage vocabulary. No date. Autograph document. 5 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Note in Gatschet's handwriting on 1st page reads, "Big Heart: 2) Nanze tanka; was also name of his father; 1) given name Panka wata-inka, saucy Ponka -- are the two names of the Governor of the Osages, my informant..." This Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary also contains a Paiute vocabulary recorded by W. J. Hoffman, which Gatschet used in the chapter on vocabularies in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879. The Osage vocabulary is not related to that report. Brown, Theo. V., Hospital Steward, U. S. Army. "Pi-Ute" vocabulary. Las Vegas, Nevada. September, 1871. Autograph document signed. 11 pages partly filled. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. MOst of the Paiute terms have been crossed out, but are still legible. THe Paiute terms were presumably crossed out by A. S. Gatschet when he added a Paya vocabularyfrom Alberto Membreno, Provincialos mos [?] de Honduras, Tecucigalpa, 1897, to this Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. "Lt. Wheeler's exped. for Exploration and Surveys west of the 100th Meridian" is written on the title page in H. C. Yarrow's handwriting. Also on the title page is a note in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Also on the title page is a note in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting that reads, "Lieut. Wheeler's Expedition 3." The Number "7" in red pencil refers to vocabulary Number 7 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-465, and 471, which is taken from this original. The published vocabulary gives the location as "a short distance northwest of Las Vegas." (page 471.) This Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary also contains an Osage vocabulary by A. S. Gatschet, which is apparently not connected with the Wheeler Surveys.
Contents: Klett, Francis. Assistant Topographer, U. S. Army [?] "Pah-ute" vocabulary. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 16, 1871. Autograph document signed. 11 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. "Lt. Wheeler's Exped[ition] for Explorations and Surveys west of the 100th Meridian" is written on the title page in H. C. Yarrow's handwriting. Also on the title page is a note in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting that reads, "Lieut. Wheeler's Exped't'n: 4." The Number "8" in red pencil on the title page refers to vocabulary Number 8 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-465, and 471, which was taken from this original. Gatschet, Albert Samuel. Paya vocabulary and a few ethnographic notes. No date. Autograph document. 9 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Copied from Alberto Membreno, Provincialos mos [? Provincialismos ?] de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1897, pages 195 and 227-232. Same Smithsonian INstitution Comparative Vocabulary contains Paiute vocabulary recorded by Theo. V. Brown. Yarrow, Henry Crecy, M. D. "Shoshoni vocabulary. Utah and Nevada. August, 1872. Autograph document signed. 11 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Note in Yarrow's handwriting on title page reads, "Lt. Wheeler's Exped. for Explorations and Surveys west of the 100th Meridian." Note in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting , also on the title page, reads, "Lieut. Wheeler's Exped'n: 1." Number "5 (pub no)" refers to vocabulary Number 5 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-465, and 470, which is taken from this original.
Contents: Loew, Oscar. "Digger" [Wintun] vocabulary. Colo. August, 1874. Manuscript document. 11 pages. Copy recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Tribe identified as, "Digger Indians, who had emigrated fr[om] California;" Wintun identification added in another handwriting. Title page stamped, "U. S. Engineer Office Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian Apr[il] 9, 1875." The Number "39" in red pencil refers to vocabulary Number 39 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, page 405, 424-465, and 484, which was taken from the same original as this copy or from this copy itself. The original vocabulary has not been located as of 1/70. Yarrow, Henry Crecy, M. D. [Tewa] Los Luceros Pueblo vocabulary. Los Luceros, New Mexico. August 12, 1874. Autograph document signed. 10 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. "This vocabulary was obtaine from an old INdian formerly the Alcalde of the tribe. It has been compared with one obtained by Dr Oscar Loew at the same place and is found to be almost identical. H. C. Yarrow." Title page is stamped, "U. S. Engineer Office Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian Mar. 30, 1874."Yarrow's note on the title page reads, "Lt. Wheeler's Exped. for Explorations west of the 100 Meridian." The vocabulary was identified as Tewa by Randall H. Speirs, University of Buffalo, April, 1964. Published as vocabulary Number 32, "Tehua, Los Luceros Pueblo," in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys west of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, pages 405, 424-465, and 482. The Number "32" is written in red pencil on the title page. Loew, Oscar. "Gohun (Tonto-Apaches)" [Yavapai] vocabulary. Arizona. September, 1873. Autograph document signed. 10 pages. Recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Identified as Yavapai by Albert Schroeder, February 29, 1956. Note on title page reads,"Received from Dr O. Loew. May 1874." Note on first page reads, "This tribe call themselves "Gohun;" by white men they are called: Tonto-Apaches, a very erroneous denomination, as there is no relation whatever in the respective languages of the Apaches and Gohuns. They are on the San Carlos and Camp Verde reservations." The Number "27" on the title page refers to vocabulary Number 27 in George M. Wheeler, Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, v. VII, Washington, 1879, page 405, and 424-465, which was taken from either this vocabulary or another copy of the same by Loew, also bound in Manuscript Number 1870.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1870
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1870, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1870
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1627 Miscellaneous vocabularies of 32 different tribes

Collector:
Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886  Search this
Husband, Bruce  Search this
Encinas, Fr  Search this
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863  Search this
Brown, H. B.  Search this
Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880  Search this
Duralde, Martin  Search this
Informant:
Cawewas, Pedro  Search this
Peraza, Hieronymo  Search this
Alejo, Marcos  Search this
Ortiz, Santiago  Search this
A-he-ba-tu  Search this
Esteban  Search this
Colusio  Search this
Extent:
183 Items (numbered pages )
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Nahuatlan  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Tanoan Indians  Search this
Yuman Indians  Search this
Pujunan  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Siouan Indians  Search this
Serian  Search this
Piman Indians  Search this
Tanoan  Search this
Yuman  Search this
Wakashan Indians  Search this
Shoshonean Indians  Search this
Kulanapan  Search this
Otomian  Search this
Chitimachan  Search this
Attacapan  Search this
Mayan  Search this
San Luis Rey  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Seri Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On page 129-134, there is a Comanche vocabulary alongside with Spanish and Luiseno. Follows items called for in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Some Comanche terms lacking.
Contents: Bartlett, John R. "Cochimi language of Lower California obtained through Mr Robinia of Guaymas, Sonora." No date. [post 1852] Autograph document. pages 215-218 in bound volume of vocabularies. Vocabulary written in "American Ethnological Society Circular Number 1, Indian Languages of America, June, 1852," a printed outline of 200 words. Negative microfilm on file. Heintzelman, Major S. P. Vocabulary of the Cocopa language. Fort Yuma, Colorado, April 19, 1854. Copy by Bartlett, pages 165-166. Heintzelmam, Major S. P. Vocabulary of the Mohavi or Hum-mock-havy taken by Major Heintzelman. Copy by Bartlett, pages 167-176. Copy in another hand in printed outline published by American Ethnological Society, pages 177-180. On negative Microfilm reel #37. Comanche San Luis Rey [Bartlett, John R.] San Luis Rey- Comanche comparative vocabulary. No informant or date is recorded for the Comanche vocabulary of about 150 words, pages 129-135. All pages are in the handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett. However, penciled note on another copy of the Comanche vocabulary (Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Number 762) states "probably of J. R. Bartlett." Approximately 5 extra Comanche terms are listed in 1627 which were not copied into the manuscript filed under 762.
Contents: San Luis Rey Comanche [Bartlett, John R.] San Luis Rey- Comanche comparative vocabulary. San Luis Rey vocabulary of about 180 words, pages 128-135. May 10, 1852. All pages are copies in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed in another copy, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Number 772. According to the discussion, pages 128 and 135, vocabulary was recorded from Pedro Cawewas, an old man called the captain or chief of his tribe, about 150 of which now live where the mission of San Luis Rey is situated. Tiwa: Piro [Bartlett, John R.] Piro vocabulary of about 180 words, pages 53-54, and another copy, pages 67-68. "Language of the Piros," discussion, pages 55-59. No date. [Ca. October 2, 1852: date on "Tigua" (Piro ?) vocabulary immediately following on pages 63-65.] All pages are copies in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed in other copies, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Numbers 458-b and 458-c. According to discussion, page 55, vocabulary was recorded from Hieronymo Peraza and Marcus Alejo, principal men of the pueblo of "Sinecu" [Senecu del Sur, Chihuahua] a few miles below El Paso de Norte, on the western bank of the Rio Grande. Tiwa: Senecu del Sur (Piro ?) [Bartlett, John R.] "Tigua" vocabulary of about 200 words, pages 63-65. October 2, 1852. Copy in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but was so attributed in other copies, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Numbers 458-a and 458-c. Note following heading: "[Language of ?] Indians of Taos, in New Mexico (pronounced Tee-wa) [sic] taken from Santiago Ortiz (A-he-ba-tu) head chief of Senecu, Isleta, etc. [i. e. Senecu del Sur, Chihuahua; see Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30, II, 509.]" Bartlet's Vocabularies ? 1. Pages 17-19 Sioux vocabulary, translated into Sioux by Bruce Husband, Fort Laramie, February 26, 1849. 2 pages. 2. Pages 21-24 Kiowa vocabulary, from Esteban, a Mexican captive for 7 years among the Comanches and Kiowas in Texas. 5 pages. 3. Pages 25-27 cf. Manuscript 1139- a copy of this. Ceris (Seri) vocabulary taken from a native at Hermosillo, January 1, 1852 (note by Gatschet says 1853). Informant- Colusio. 3 pages. 4. Pages 31-34 Yaqui vocabulary by Fr. Encinas of Ures, December 1851. 4 pages, including notes. 5. Pages 37-39 Opate (Nahuatlan) vocabulary, taken at Ures, Sonora. 3 pages. 6. Pages 43-45; 49-51. Apaches of the Coppermine, taken from Mangus Colorado July, 1851. 3 pages. (also duplicate copy). 7. Pages 53-59; 57 Piro (Tanoaan) vocabulary, taken from two Indians, Hieromymo Peraza and Marcus Alejo. 2 pages. Notes 5 pages. 8. Pages 63-65 "Tigua " [Tiwa] Indians of Taos in New Mexico vocabulary, taken from Santiago Ortiz, head chief of Senecu, Isleta, etc. 3 pages.
Contents: 9. Pages 71-73 Vocabulary of the language of the Coco-Maricopas of the river Gila (Yumian). 3 pages. 10. Pages 77-81; 85-92; Reel #21 Vocabulary of the Diegueno tribe, vocabulary, 8 pages; and 11. Los Angeles Indians, Diegueno tribe, vocabulary, 8 pages. 12. Pages 93-103 Yuman or Cuchan and Comiya (Comeya) vocabulary and notes, 11 pages, including extract from Lt Whipple's diary, October 7, 1849. 13. Pages 105-6; 109-10 13. Vocabulary in the Digger (Pujunan) [Maidu] language, from manuscript in the possession of J. B. Moore obtained by H. B. Brown. 4 pages. 14. Pages 113-116 Napa Valley (Digger) [Pujunan] vocabulary. 3 pages. 15. Pages 117-123 Makah of Cape Flattery and Diggers [Pujunan] of Napa Valley- vocabulary. 6 pages. 16. Pages 125-128 Kechi (Mission of San Luis Rey) vocabulary. Taken from Pedro Cawenas, May 10, 1852, San Luis Rey. Notes. 17. Pages 129-35 San Luis Rey and Comanche vocabulary. 7 pages. Taken from Pedro Cawewas. Includes notes. 18. Pages 137-39. San Luis Obispo vocabulary. 3 pages. 19. Pages 141-144 San Jose Indian vocabulary. 4 pages including notes.
Contents: Bartlett's vocabularies. 20. Pages 145-152 H'hana of Sacramento (Kulanapan) vocabulary, 6 pages. 21. Pages 155-159 Coluse (between Sacramento River and Clear Lake), vocabulary- 6 words only. Erroneously marked Athapaskan in Hewitt's hand. Actually Patwin and Wintun; see word for "Indian"- Note by M. R. Haas. 11/58. Items 21 ans 22: See Pitkin, Harvey and William Shipley, Comparative Survey of California Penutian, IJAL, Volume 24, Number 3, July, 1958, pages 174-88. (Reference from MRH). 22. Coluse and Noema vocabulary. 3 pages. 23. Page 163 Tehama vocabulary. 1 page. 24. Pages 165-66 Cocopa vocabulary. (Fort Yuma, Colorado, Mouth of the Colorado River). 2 pages. April 19, 1854. 25. Pages 167-180 Mohave vocabulary. Major Heintzelman. 14 pages including notes. 26. Pages 181-84 Otomi (Mexico) vocabulary. 3 pages. (1767 and 1826). 27. Pages 186-201 Chitimacha and Attacapa vocabularies and notes. 15 pages. (1848) 28. Pages 203-206 Maya vocabulary. From manuscript dictionary in possession of John Carter Brown. 3 pages. 29. Pages 207-210 Tarahumara vocabulary. 3 pages. (1787 and 1826). 30. Pages 211-214 Cahita (Sonora) vocabulary. 3 pages. 31. Pages 215-18 Cochimi (of Lower California), vocabulary. 3 pages. 32. Pages 219-221 Nevome (Pima of Sonora) vocabulary. 2 pages. (printed). 33. Pages 223-224 Letter to John R. Bartlett from George Gibbs re. to vocabularies. 3 pages.
Contents: Smith, Buckingham. "Vocabulary of the Nevome, As Spoken by the Pima of Moris, A Town of Sonora." 1861, and prior. Printed document. 2 pages. On pages 219 and 221 of this Manuscript. Published excerpt from History Magazine, July, 1861, pages 202-203. Contains grammatical notes, general vocabulary, and the Lord's Prayer in the Nevome dialect of Piman.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1627
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Dakota language; Mayo dialect (Piman); Kumiai language; Central Pomo language  Search this
Kiowa language  Search this
Seri language  Search this
Yaqui language  Search this
Opata language  Search this
Chiricahua language  Search this
Maricopa language  Search this
Yuma language  Search this
Maidu language  Search this
Makah language  Search this
Luiseño language  Search this
Comanche language  Search this
Chumash language  Search this
Cocopa language  Search this
Mohave language  Search this
Chitimacha language  Search this
Atakapa language  Search this
Tarahumara language  Search this
Pima Bajo language  Search this
Tewa language  Search this
Otomi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Athabaskan  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Wakash  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1627, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1627
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1488 The disposal of the widow

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Informant:
Seguit  Search this
Extent:
26 Pages
Culture:
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Gosiute story.
Biographical / Historical:
Recorded from Seguit, Salt Lake City, May, 1873.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1488
Local Note:
In Powell's handwriting.
Topic:
Folklore -- Shoshoni  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1488, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1488
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. F. (A. Frank)  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 color lithographs
Culture:
Siouan Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Chiricahua Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan Indians  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified American Indians and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
See others in:
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p

Department of Anthropology photographs of specimens and exhibits

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.  Search this
River Basin Surveys  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Phebus, George E.  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Washakie, ca. 1804-1900  Search this
Extent:
400 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including contact prints))
Culture:
Yanktonai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Place:
United States -- Antiquities
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The collection largely consists of photographs of specimens and artifacts, some of which were once in the collections of the Department of Anthropology, as well as images of anthropological exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History, circa 1950s and 1960s. Specimens and artifacts that are depicted include the Waverly Tablet from Waverly, Ohio; Richardson Tablet from near Wilmington, Ohio; Grave Creek Tablet from West Virginia; and Cincinnati Tablet from Cincinnati, Ohio; a Tuxtla statuette; artifacts from the Cascades area of Oregon and Washington collected by Herbert W. Krieger and George E. Phebus; bone and stone artifacts from River Basin Survey and BAE archeological sites in the Great Plains; and artifacts from Bluestone Reservoir, West Virginia, recovered by Ralph Solecki in 1948 together with a manuscript on the Round Bottom site.

The collection also includes images of items not in the department's collections but used for BAE or Smithsonian publications and those sent to the Smithsonian for examination. These include a copy of the winter count of the Yanktonai Long Dog; a war record by Shoshoni Chief Washakie; Folsom-like points from various parts of the United States, and various Hebrew, Italian, and other manuscripts.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 88-35, NAA Photo Lot 88-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 88-18 has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 88-35. These are also Processing Lab photographs of artifacts and form part of this collection.
The Department of Anthropology holds many of the artifacts shown in these images.
The National Anthropological Archives holds the River Basin Surveys records and Herbert William Krieger papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Folsom points  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 88-35, Department of Anthropology photographs of specimens and exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-35
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-88-35

Helen C. Rountree papers

Creator:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-  Search this
Names:
Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe  Search this
Extent:
27 sound recordings (1/4" reels and cassettes)
2.4 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Pamunkey Indians  Search this
Nansemond  Search this
Upper Mattaponi  Search this
Mattaponi  Search this
Chickahominy  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Rappahannock Indians  Search this
Algonquian -- Virginia  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Interviews
Field notes
Place:
Virginia
Date:
1969-1990
Summary:
Helen C. Rountree is emeritus professor of anthropology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She studied the history of the Virginia Tribes from the 17th century to the 21st century and is considered a leading expert on Pocahontas. The Helen C. Rountree papers include field notes, correspondence, and sound recordings relating to her field work among the Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Rappahannock, Chickahominy, Monacan, as well as the area around Nottoway Reservation and Gingaskin Reservation.
Scope and Contents:
The Helen C Rountree papers contain correspondence, field notes, and sound recordings relating to her field work primarily among Virginian tribes including the Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Rappahannock, Chickahominy, Monacan, as well as the area around Nottoway Reservation and Gingaskin Reservation. Correspondents include Robert Y. Barham, Christian F. Feest, Samuel Proctor, C.G. Holland, Frank Porter, Marshall Becker, and Nancy Oestreich Lurie.

The sound recordings relate to Rountree's fieldwork and contain recordings of the Chickahominy Fall Festivals, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1981-1986 and a Chickahominy tribal meeting 1987; Nansemond Tribe Spring Festival, 1984, and Homecoming, 1988. Also included are recordings among the Pamumkey; Mattaponi; Shoshoni; Duck Valley Reservation, Nevada; meetings; public events, and some lectures by Helen Rountree and others. There is one unidentified sound cassette.
Arrangement note:
The collection contains: Correspondence, 1969-1985; Field notes, 1969-1988; Cook Books, 1981, 1983; Audio Ephemera, undated; Sound Recordings, 1969-1990.
Biographical/Historical note:
Helen C. Rountree earned an A.B. in Sociology & Anthropology from the College of William and Mary, an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Utah, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She joined the faculty of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia as an Instructor in 1968 and retired as a full Professor in 1999. Dr. Rountree worked initially with the Shoshone in Nevada, then began research on the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans of eastern Virginia, becoming an honorary member of the Nansemond and Upper Mattaponi tribes in Virginia. She is acknowledged as a leading researcher and writer on Virginia Indians from the 17th century to the present and is considered an expert on Pocahontas.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Helen C. Rountree in 2005.
Restrictions:
Materials related to interview notes are restricted until June 2025.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Virginia  Search this
Folk songs, Shoshoni  Search this
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Interviews
Field notes
Citation:
Helen C. Rountree Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2005-22
See more items in:
Helen C. Rountree papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2005-22

Sovereign schools : how Shoshones and Arapahos created a high school on the Wind River Reservation / Martha Louise Hipp

Author:
Hipp, Martha Louise  Search this
Subject:
Wyoming Indian High School History  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 271 pages : map, illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Wyoming
Wind River Indian Reservation
Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Arapaho Indians--Education (Secondary)--History  Search this
Shoshoni Indians--Education (Secondary)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110686

Ecology and ethnogenesis : an environmental history of the Wind River Shoshones, 1000-1868 / Adam R. Hodge

Author:
Hodge, Adam R.  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Wyoming
Wind River Basin
Date:
2019
Topic:
History  Search this
Shoshoni Indians--History  Search this
Human ecology--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105635

Animal names and anatomical terms of the Goshute Indians by Ralph V. Chamberlin

Author:
Chamberlin, Ralph V (Ralph Vary) 1879-1967  Search this
Author:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia  Search this
Physical description:
pages 74-103 26 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Place:
Nevada
North America
Utah
Date:
1908
Topic:
Anatomy--English  Search this
Animals--English  Search this
English language--Shoshoni  Search this
Gosiute Indians--Language  Search this
Languages  Search this
Names, Indian  Search this
Anatomy  Search this
Animals  Search this
English language  Search this
Call number:
PM1221.Z5 C43 1908
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_988254

Gambling stone/surface

Culture/People:
Eastern Shoshone  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Pawagee-Tattagit, Eastern Shoshone  Search this
Collector:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Gambling stone/surface
Media/Materials:
Wood, stone, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Wind River Reservation; Fremont County, Hot Springs County; Wyoming; USA
Catalog Number:
12/2043
Barcode:
122043.001
See related items:
Eastern Shoshone
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws699db27c2-38ec-485c-aeec-0372b5d12929
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_131300
Online Media:

Child's moccasins

Culture/People:
Northern Shoshone  Search this
Possible collector:
Colonel James F. Randlett, Non-Indian, 1832-1915  Search this
Previous owner:
Colonel James F. Randlett, Non-Indian, 1832-1915  Search this
Object Name:
Child's moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Idaho; USA
Catalog Number:
12/3216
Barcode:
123216.000
See related items:
Northern Shoshone
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66a7e12cd-7e93-4330-a96c-b94352616ca0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_131855
Online Media:

Man's leggings

Culture/People:
probably Shoshone (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Emil W. Lenders (Emil William Lenders/E. W. Lenders), Non-Indian, 1864-1934  Search this
Seller:
Emil W. Lenders (Emil William Lenders/E. W. Lenders), Non-Indian, 1864-1934  Search this
Object Name:
Man's leggings
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Great Basin region; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
2/3108
Barcode:
023108.000
See related items:
Shoshone
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6695b35a1-5142-4762-b4ba-d3b928b09f2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_24538
Online Media:

Dice/Die

Culture/People:
Shoshone  Search this
Seller:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Previous owner:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Dice/Die
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone, paint
Techniques:
Painted, incised
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Great Basin region; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
1/493
Barcode:
010493.001
See related items:
Shoshone
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67bab5750-9805-4bfd-9d75-dd2a0119e372
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11130
Online Media:

Knife sheath

Culture/People:
Eastern Shoshone  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Hootchoo, Eastern Shoshone  Search this
Collector:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Knife sheath
Media/Materials:
Buffalo rawhide, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Wind River Reservation; Fremont County, Hot Springs County; Wyoming; USA
Catalog Number:
12/2105
Barcode:
122105.000
See related items:
Eastern Shoshone
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6572ddf95-8d3a-43f0-9050-24e197b43072
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_131415
Online Media:

Sun Dance bundle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Eastern Shoshone  Search this
Collector:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Sun Dance bundle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone, tobacco, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Wrapped
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Bundles
Place:
Wind River Reservation; Fremont County, Hot Springs County; Wyoming; USA
Catalog Number:
12/3076
Barcode:
123076.000
See related items:
Eastern Shoshone
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Bundles
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63a631286-81da-4041-a26c-5f95a2c7eb1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_132548

Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
Northern Shoshone  Search this
Previous owner:
Cook Drug Store and Indian Curio Shop, 1887-1925  Search this
Seller:
Cook Drug Store and Indian Curio Shop, 1887-1925  Search this
MAI agent:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
39 x 27 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Fort Hall Reservation; Bannock County, Bingham County, Caribou County, Power County; Idaho; USA
Catalog Number:
13/1471
Barcode:
131471.000
See related items:
Northern Shoshone
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6488d5946-cba9-4c6e-a596-ce78a026a609
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_141304
Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Shoshone  Search this
Previous owner:
Frederick W. Skiff (Frederick Woodward Skiff/F.W. Skiff), Non-Indian, 1868-1947  Search this
Seller:
Frederick W. Skiff (Frederick Woodward Skiff/F.W. Skiff), Non-Indian, 1868-1947  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Sumac, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Great Basin region; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
15/6790
Barcode:
156790.000
See related items:
Shoshone
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6bbd0266d-1bca-4892-b104-350ebc9da748
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_168128
Online Media:

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