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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
Dilzhe'e (Tonto Apache)  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  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
Archival materials
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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1870

MS 2932 Notes on sign language and miscellaneous ethnographic notes on Plains Indians

Creator:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914  Search this
He Dog  Search this
Red Feather  Search this
Whirling  Search this
Addressee:
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
Bruguiere, Johnnie, 1849-1898  Search this
Petalesharo, 1797-1836  Search this
Extent:
4 Boxes
2,736 Items (2,736 pages)
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
American Indian -- Digger Indians  Search this
Salish (Flathead)  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Bannock  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Slave  Search this
Chipewyan Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Ponka  Search this
Yampa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Much of this material is relevant to the Dakotas. Includes: miscellaneous notes on Dakota history, bands, and sign for "Dakota," Autograph Document. Approximately 100 pages. (Box 2); account of the Battle of Little Big Horn by He Dog, Red Feather, and Whirling, Autograph Document. 7 pages. (Box 3); "The Custer Battle with the Sioux, Autograph Document. 10 pages. (Box 3); notes on sign language in general, its history and distribution, Autograph and Typescript Document, 1 box (Box 4).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2932
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Sign language  Search this
Marriage and family -- Berdache  Search this
Weapons -- bow  Search this
Dance -- calumet  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies  Search this
Zoology -- Buffalo  Search this
Dance -- grass  Search this
War -- Battle of Little Bighorn  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Dance -- Ghost dance  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Religion -- soul, concept of  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
White River (Parusanuch and Yampa)  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Sarcee  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Kootenai  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Sarcee  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Kutenai  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2932, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2932
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2932
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Subterranean dance structure

Creator:
Lawrence & Houseworth  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
Yokuts Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Miwok Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865
Local number:
NAA INV 09855100
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88436
Online Media:

"Digger" Indian hut of split shakes

Creator:
Bierstadt, Charles 1819-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
Paiute Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1870
Local number:
NAA INV 09833600
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88197
Online Media:

"Digger" camp scene with two Indians sitting outside a grass wigwam

Creator:
Bierstadt, Charles 1819-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 6.75 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
Paiute Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1870
Local number:
NAA INV 09833700
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88198
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Indian camp, Stanislaus county

Creator:
Lawrence & Houseworth  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
Yokuts Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Miwok Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865
Local number:
NAA INV 09855000
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88435
Online Media:

"Digger Indians, Yosemite Valley"

Creator:
Soule, John P  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
Miwok Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1870
Local number:
NAA INV 09925100
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_89221

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