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MS 7500 Tichkematse book of drawings

Creator:
Tichkematse, 1857-1932  Search this
Depicted:
Bliss, Zenas Randall, 1835-1900  Search this
Extent:
21 Drawings (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 14 x 22 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Photographs
Date:
1887 April
Scope and Contents:
Drawings in a small notebook of ruled paper, now disbound, covers retained. Drawings document an 1887 hunting excursion taken by Colonel Bliss of Fort Supply (in Indian Territory) and Major John Dunlop, a visitor to the fort from Washington D.C.. Included in the manuscript are a cyanotype picture featuring Colonel Bliss, end papers, and covers of the book as well as a typescript note pasted to the inside cover describing the drawings. The inscription reads as follows: "This pictorial history of various hunts made by Cheyenne Indians, and white men, was drawn and painted entirely by Squint Eye, a Cheyenne and Sergeant of the Scouts at Fort Supply, Indian Territory, April 1887. It will be observed that Sergt. Squint Eye, and Major Dunlop are the most important personages represented ; and it will also be observed that the Sergt. never forgets to put on his stripes, or chevrons. If any difference is noticed between the verbal report made by the major, of his encounter with the Catamount, and Squint eye's representation of it, it will please be ascribed to the native Scotch and Cheyenne modesty of the participants. Fort Supply, I.T., April 17, 1887, with compliments of Z.R. Bliss, on this his birthday." Many drawings are inscribed names identifying the figures, most of whom are Cheyenne men who were enlisted as Army scouts.
Biographical / Historical:
Tichkematse a.k.a. Squint Eyes, Quchkeimus (1857-1932) was one of the best known groups of Plains artists was among the men held prisoner at Fort Marion in Saint Augustine, Florida, from 1875-1878. Tichkematse, a Cheyenne, was one of these prisoner artists. While imprisoned, he learned to speak English and to read and write. Upon release he attended school at the Hampton Institute in Virginia for about a year before coming to the Smithsonian. There he was trained in the preparation of bird and mammal specimens for study and display. During his time at the Smithsonian, he also produced drawings illustrating his old life on the Plains, full of buffalo hunts and battles as well as everyday camp life. In 1880 he returned to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation in what is now Oklahoma, but he continued his affiliation with the Smithsonian. He was active in collecting bird and mammal specimens as well as craft items acquired from Cheyenne friends and relatives, which he shipped to the museum. For additional information on Tichkematse, see Plains Indian Art from Fort Marion by Karen Daniels Petersen (University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK 1971), "Squint Eyes: Artist and Indian Scout" by Bob Rea, (2002) www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/scout, and "Tichkematse: A Cheyenne at the Smithsonian" by Candace Greene, (2000) www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/squint_eyes/squint_eyes.htm. For further information on the Cheyenne scouts and their artwork, see "Artists in Blue: the Indian Scouts of Fort Reno and Fort Supply," by Candace S. Greene (American Indian Art Magazine, Winter 1992, pp.50-57) Major John Dunlop was a supply sergeant in San Antonio before the Civil War, then went to Mexico, and later to Washington. While in Washington he met Col. Bliss and the maintained a friendship over time, resulting in his visiting Bliss in Indian Territory and participating in the hunt depicted.
Fort Supply, established in 1868, was initially designated as a supply camp where U.S. Cavalry troops could restock and refresh themselves. It was from this post that Custer and the Seventh Cavalry marched to the Battle of Washita. Over the next twenty-five years, soldiers from Fort Supply performed duties that included peace-keeping and monitoring of the Cheyenne and Arapaho reservation and the Cherokee Outlet as well as monitoring the Land Run of 1893. From 1869 to early 1870, the post served as the temporary location for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian Agency. For more information on Fort Supply see Fort Supply, Indian Territory: Frontier Outpost by Robert C. Carriker, 1990 Norman: University of Oklahoma Press; and "History of Fort Supply" at http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/mus-sites/fshistory.htm.
Local Numbers:
NAA ACC 91-13

NAA MS 7500
Place:
United States Indian Territory Fort Supply.
United States Oklahoma Fort Supply.
Album Information:
MS 7500 000
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 7500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7500
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MS 7500 Tichkematse book of drawings
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National Anthropological Archives
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D.S. Mitchell Photographs

Photographer:
Mitchell, Daniel S.  Search this
Howard  Search this
Names:
6 Feather  Search this
American Horse, 1840-1908  Search this
Black Bear, Dakota  Search this
Chief Black Coal (Arapaho)  Search this
Feather Head  Search this
Friday (Arapaho Indian)  Search this
He Dog  Search this
Little Big Man.  Search this
Little Wolf  Search this
Little Wound  Search this
Long Bull  Search this
Money  Search this
Pawnee Killer  Search this
Red Cloud, DakotaOglala  Search this
Red Dog (Oglala chief)  Search this
Red Shirt, Dakota  Search this
Rockey Bear  Search this
Sharp Nose  Search this
Slow Bull, Dakota  Search this
Stands First  Search this
The one that Sleeps  Search this
Three Bears  Search this
Walking Cane  Search this
Washington Enlisted Man  Search this
White Bird, Dakota  Search this
White Horse  Search this
Yellow Bear  Search this
Young Man Afraid Of His Horses, Dakota  Search this
Extent:
31 Prints
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Dakota Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Dakota -- Oglala  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
ca. 1860's
Scope and Contents:
Relate to Arapaho(s), Dakota (some Oglala) and probably Dakota Indians (25), most on mount of D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming, others on unprinted mounts; and 1 Shoshoni photograph on mount of Howard, Fort San[ders ?], Wyoming Territory. All on carte de visite style mounts.
Catalog Number 4754: (1) Tribe: Arapaho Description: "Sharp Nose" Photographer: D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,703. (2) Arapaho "White Horse" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 132-c. (3) Arapaho "Friday" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,704. (4) Arapaho "Black Coal" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,705. (5) Cheyenne "Little Wolf" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 54,855-B. (6) Dakota (Oglala) "Red Cloud" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3237-d. (7) Dakota (Oglala) "American Horse" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3214-c. (8) Dakota (Oglala) "Little Big Man" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3215-b. (9) Dakota (Oglala) "Three Bears" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3207-b. (10) Dakota (Oglala) "He Dog" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3229-b. (11) Dakota (Oglala) Red Dog D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3208-b. (12) Dakota (Oglala) "Little Wound" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3219-b. (13) Dakota (Oglala) "Slow Bull" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,717. (14) Dakota (Oglala) Young Man Afraid of His Horses D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne , Wyoming Negative Number 55,718. (15) Dakota (Oglala) "Red Shirt" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,719.
Catalog Number 4754: Tribe: (16) Dakota Description: "Rockey Bear" Photographer: D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 3711-o-1. (17) Dakota "The one that Sleeps Negative Number 3711-p. (18) Dakota "Long Bull" Negative Number 3656-c. (19) Dakota "Washington Enlisted Man" See (20), below Negative Number 3655-d. (29) Dakota "Stands First" Same individual as (19), above. Bureau of American Ethnology file print gives name as Stands First Negative Number 55,708. (20) Dakota "Pawnee Killer" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,707. (21) [Dakota ?] Man wearing three-cornered hat, holding pipe D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,709. (22) [Dakota ?] "6 Feather" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,710. (25) [Dakota ?] "Little Wolf" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,713. (23) [Dakota ?] "Black Bear" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negaive Number 55,711. (24) [Dakota ?] "White Bird" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,712. (26) [Dakota ?] "Walking Cane" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,714. (27) [Dakota ?] "Money" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,715. (19) ? [Dakota ?] "Yellow Bear" D. S. Mitchell, Eddy Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming Negative Number 55,706. (28) [Dakota ?] "Feather Head Negative Number 55,716. Shoshoni "Shoshone Squaw" Photographer: Howard, Fort San[ders ?], Wyoming Territory Negative Number 55,720.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4754
Local Note:
Copy negatives are on file for all (Negatives 54,855-B and 55,703-55,720 made 2/66; others were previously on file.)
Filed: Original prints, by tribe.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4754, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4754
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4754

MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Artist:
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sweezy, Carl, 1881-1953  Search this
Names:
Wolf Face (Cheyenne)  Search this
Extent:
15 Volumes (autograph documents, photographs, and graphite, ink, colored pencil, crayon, and watercolor drawings.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Ledger drawings
Date:
bulk ca. 1903-1904
Scope and Contents:
Notes and drawings by Native artists relating to heraldry, as Mooney termed tipi and shield designs. Also some myths and linguistic data from these and other Plains tribes. The manuscript is a compilation of materials created over a period of years, assembled under the current number by the BAE archivist. Bound volumes (since disbound for lamination) were placed under this manuscript number; loose notes and drawings on the same topics were primarily assembled under manuscript number 2538.
Biographical / Historical:
James Mooney (1861-1921) was a self-taught ethnologist. He was employed by the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1885 until his death. In this capacity, he worked extensively among the Cherokee and Kiowa. Among the Kiowa his studies focused on pictorial calendars, the peyote religion, and heraldry, the term he used to refer to the designs on shields and painted tipis. In the course of his study of Kiowa and Cheyenne heraldry, he commissioned illustrations of shield and tipi designs, as well as miniature shields and tipis. For additional biographic information on James Mooney see: Christopher Winters, General Editor, International Dictionary of Anthropologists, Garland Publishing, 1991. Neil M. Judd, The Bureau of American Ethnology - A Partial History, University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. L.G. Moses, The Indian Man - A Biography of James Mooney, University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2531

OPPS NEG 57,508-A---521-A

OPPS NEG 71-3046-A

OPPS NEG 71-3046

OPPS NEG 72-1801 CN-1818 CN
Local Note:
The John M. Seger Referred to in Vol VIII (and also in Mooney's peyote files) was a teacher of agricultural methods. Walter Campbell edited his autobiography, "Early Days among the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians," Univ. of Okla. press. Genevieve Seger, his daughter, lives at Geary, Okla.; she may be a trustee of the Okla. Historical Soc. --Information from Althea Bass, here May 1959.
Mrs. J. H. Bass (Althea Bass) here May 6, 1959, thinks that the "Paul" referred to occasionally in Vols. III, IV, and V may be Paul Boynton, an interpreter who spoke both Cheyenne and Arapaho. His family still lives at El Reno. His father had something to do with the Agency. Paul Boynton is mentioned in one of the letters in Mooney corresponence for 1902-06 (Smithsonian Institution - Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence files.)
Date written on several pages by Mooney; almost certainly drawings done by same artist at same time and place as Ms. 2531, Vol. 10, identified by Mooney as "Drawn by Nakoim' eno = Bear Wings/alias Charles Murphy, Cheyenne Cantonment, Okla."
Album Information:
MS 2531
Topic:
War -- Cheyenne  Search this
Winter counts -- Kiowa  Search this
Cradles -- Kiowa  Search this
Clothing -- Kiowa  Search this
Names, Personal -- Kiowa  Search this
Shields -- Cheyenne  Search this
Camps -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sun Dance -- Cheyenne  Search this
Games -- Cheyenne  Search this
Hide preparation -- Cheyenne  Search this
Folklore -- Kiowa  Search this
Horse trappings -- Cheyenne  Search this
Music -- Kiowa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 2531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2531
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MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2531
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MS 1916 Report of Indian Prisoners Confined in Fort Marion, St Augustine, Florida, during the month of May 1875

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Names:
Castillo de San Marcos (Saint Augustine, Fla.)  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Kiowa -- Fort Marion prisoners  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of typed list giving name and rank of Indians of Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Commanche and Caddo tribes, with native names and brief notes added to Cheyenne section of list in hand of James Mooney. Source of typed list not given; not an exact copy of list of names given in U.S. National Museum Proc. for 1878, Volume 1, pages 204-14; spellings vary and arrangement differs slightly.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1916
Topic:
Fort Marion (St. Augustine, Florida) -- American Indian prisoners  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1916, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1916
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1916

MS 1908-c Cheyenne, Arapaho and Wichita visit to East, 1871. From Report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs

Annotator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes manuscript annotations by Mooney.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1908-c
Local Note:
Carbon typescript
Topic:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Delegations -- Cheyenne -- Wichita  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1908-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1908C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1908c

Baker and Johnston photographs of Shoshoni and Arapaho Indians

Creator:
Baker and Johnston  Search this
Collector:
Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-  Search this
Extent:
5 Mounted prints (albumen (cabinet cards))
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Studio portraits
Date:
circa 1880-1900
Scope and Contents note:
Cabinet photographs, largely portraits, made by Baker and Johnston photographic studio. They may be part of a photographic series focusing on Shoshonis, Arapahos, and Apaches. Images include studio portraits of Black Coal, an Arapaho; Washakie, a Shoshoni chief; Sharpnose, an Arapaho; two Arapaho boys with bows and arrows; and Mollie, an Arapho woman posed with a baby in a carrier.
Biographical/Historical note:
Charles S. Baker and Eli Johnston operated the Baker and Johnston photographic studio out of Evanston, Wyoming, circa 1880s. The studio was known for its landscape and portrait photography, particularly images of Shoshone, Arapaho, and Apache Indians.

Jane Richardson Hanks (1908-2014) was an anthropologist who studied the Kiowa and Blackfoot Indians and the people of Thailand.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-12
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Baker and Johnston can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4423, MS 4458, MS 4502, MS 4875, Photo Lot 24, and the BAE historical negatives.
The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center holds the Baker and Johnston collection of original glass plate negatives.
The Utah State University Special Collections and Archives also holds Baker and Johnston photographs.
An interview with Jane Richardson Hanks can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 2009-15.
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
Studio portraits
Citation:
Photo Lot 87-12, Baker and Johnston photographs of Shoshoni and Arapaho Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-12

Frederick S. Dellenbaugh photographs, negatives and other material

Creator:
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935  Search this
Extent:
14 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
486 Photographic prints (black and white, color)
1 Lantern slide (black and white)
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
New Mexico
Arizona
Utah
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Colorado
Date:
circa 1861-1934
Summary:
Images in this collection were mostly taken by Frederick Dellenbaugh, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Gardner, John Wetherill, John K. Hillers, Edward O. Beaman, Charles Milton Bell and Frank Rinehart. Subjects include delegation portraits, images from the Hayden's and Powell's Geological and Geographical Surveys, cliff dwellings, landscape views, and images from the U.S. Indian Congress Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha 1898.
Arrangement note:
Lantern slide: organized in envelopes; arranged by image number

Negatives: organized in envelopes; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Biographical/Historical note:
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853--935) was an American explorer, artist and mapmaker, best known for his travels and descriptions of the Southwest. At the age of only 18, he was chosen to accompany the second Powell expedition down the Colorado River, serving as both artist and mapmaker. In 1899, Dellenbaugh was part of the Harriman Alaska Expedition.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Zia Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
Citation:
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh photographs, negatives and other material, circa 1861-1934, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.018
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-018

MS 4445 Statement of Robert Friday of Fort Washakie, Wyoming, member of Arapaho Tribal Council, concerning his grandfather, Friday

Collector:
Carter, John Galen, 1891-1941  Search this
Speaker:
Friday, Robert  Search this
Names:
Friday (Arapaho Indian)  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
January 27, 1938
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4445
Local Note:
Typescript document
Citation:
Manuscript 4445, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4445
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4445

Bill Wyrick photographs of dedication of Cheyenne and Arapaho Museum and Archives

Creator:
Wyrick, Bill  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Branch of Land Operations  Search this
Extent:
12 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians at the dedication of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Museum and Archives in Canton, Oklahoma on May 13, 1977. There are also images of a sign for Cheyenne and Arapaho Recreational Park and of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Marina on Canton Lake.
Biographical/Historical note:
Bill Wyrick worked in the Soil and Moisture Conservation Unit (SMC) Cartographic Section, Concho, Oklahoma, of the Branch of Land Operations of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 78-44
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 78-44, Bill Wyrick photographs of dedication of Cheyenne and Arapaho Museum and Archives, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-44
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-78-44

John Rutter Brooke photograph collection from Camp Supply and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Collector:
Brooke, John Rutter, 1838-1926  Search this
Names:
Northwestern Photographic Company, photographer's studio  Search this
Trager and Kuhn  Search this
Photographer:
Soule, William S. (William Stinson), 1836-1908  Search this
Trager, George E.  Search this
Extent:
17 Mounted prints (albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Place:
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Fort Supply (Okla.)
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
circa 1867-1891
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs mostly made by William S. Soule and George E. Trager, and probably acquired by John Rutter Brooke while stationed with the US Army at Camp Supply (circa 1873) and the Department of the Platte (1888-1895). Photographs by William S. Soule document life at Camp Supply, depicting Arapaho Indians (including Chief Powder Face), tipis and encampments, drying bison meat, and one image of Cheyenne captives, identified as Dull Knife, Curly Hair, and Big Head. Photographs by George E. Trager (through his studios Trager and Kuhn and the Northwestern Photographic Company) depict Red Cloud, Pine Ridge Agency, Rosebud Agency, and a Grand Council between Plains Indian chiefs at Pine Ridge. The collection also includes three images relating to a Ute Bear Dance at Uintah Agency.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Rutter Brooke (1838-1926) graduated from Ursinus College shortly before enlisting in the 4th Pennsylvania Infantry division in April 1861. At the age of twenty-three, Brooke was granted the rank of colonel and served as the commanding officer for the 53rd Pennsylvania volunteer regiment. He led the 53rd at Antietam and a brigade of the Union Army's 1st Division during the Gettysburg campaign, leading to his appointment as Brigadier General in 1864. During peacetime, Brooke participated in the removal of American Indians to reservations. He commanded troops at Camp Supply in 1873, the U.S. 7th Cavalry during the attack at Wounded Knee, the Department of the Platte when the Ghost Dance War began in 1890 and the 1st Corps during the Spanish-American War. In 1897, he was promoted to major general and served as military governor of Puerto Rico and Cuba in the last years of the 19th century. Brooke returned to the United States as commanding officer of the Department of the East, eventually retiring to Philadelphia in 1902.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4599, NAA MS 4598, USNM ACC 63760
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in MS 4598 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 4599. These photographs were also collected by John Rutter Brooke and donated in accession 063760 and form part of this collection.
Additional Soule photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 3912, MS 4791, MS 2531, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 97-6, and the BAE historical negatives.
John R. Brooke also donated a large copper nugget, a bolo and sheath, and a dagger, which are held in the collections of the Department of Anthropology in accession 063760.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania holds John Rutter Brooke papers.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Camps  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Tipis  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 4599, John Rutter Brooke photograph collection from Camp Supply and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4599
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4599

Alexander Gardner photographs of Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations

Creator:
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Names:
Sioux Nation. Treaties, etc. United States, 1868, Nov. 7  Search this
Extent:
8 Stereographs (albumen)
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Yanktonai Indians  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Miniconjou Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Photographs
Place:
Fort Laramie (Wyo.)
Date:
circa 1868
Scope and Contents note:
Images of Plains Indians and United States peace commissions in and around Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations in 1868. The collection includes images of Major Grimes, a surgeon Schnell, and A. S. H. White (Secretary of the 1868 treaty).
Biographical/Historical note:
Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) was a Scottish immigrant who first worked as an assistant to photographer Matthew Brady. He accompanied the 1868 Peace Commission to Fort Laramie for treaty negotiations between the United States government and the Oglala, Miniconjou, Brulé, Yanktonai, and Arapaho Indians.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2000-10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Gardner photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2000-10, Alexander Gardner photographs of Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-10
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2000-10

MS 7444 Census of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, Oklahoma Territory

Creator:
Woodson, A. E.  Search this
Extent:
85 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 30, 1894
Scope and Contents:
Includes list of individuals by family, relationship within the family, age, sex, and remarks. Totals appear on the last page.
Arrangement:
Subcollection
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7444
Local Note:
Carbon typescript
Citation:
Manuscript 7444, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7444
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7444

MS 49 Alphabet and orthography of the Arapaho Indians

Creator:
Scollen, Constantine, 1841-1902  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook
21 Pages
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 49
General:
Author originally misidentified as Cornelius Scollen. Corrected December 9, 2011.
Other Archival Materials:
Constantine Scollen's correspondence are held at the Glenbow Museum, Library and Archives Canada, and the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
Topic:
Writing systems -- Arapaho  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 49, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS49
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms49

MS 4879 Signature of "Mule," an Arapaho Indian

Creator:
Mule Arapaho  Search this
Granier, Emile, 1829-1908 or 1909?  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (slip )
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
September 11, 1889
Biographical / Historical:
Note in second handwriting reads, "The above writing was made on the 11th of September 1889 by the Arapahoe Indian named Mule to give me a specimen of his signature, Atlantic 11th September 1889, [signed] Emile Granierd[?]."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4879
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4879, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4879
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4879

Colin Taylor Photograph Collection

Photographer:
Taylor, Colin ?  Search this
Extent:
19 Items (photos )
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
American Indians -- Eastern Woodlands  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
American Indian -- Plains  Search this
Pomo Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
American Indian -- Plains  Search this
American Indian -- Eastern Woodlands  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1950's
Scope and Contents:
Relate to museum specimens, mainly 19th century, including: 7 Dakota headdresses, 1 Eastern Woodlands headdress, 1 Arapaho headdress, 3 Blackfoot headdresses and 1 shirt, 5 Plains headdresses, 1 Pomo (?) headdress, and 1 Delaware headdress, photographed presumably by Taylor from collections at Cambridge Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology, Oxford Pitt-Rivers Museum, the British Museum, and Colin Taylor's private collection. No date. [1950's.]
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4861
Local Note:
Filed: Original Prints, Museum Specimens.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Specimens -- Headdresses  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
American Indians -- Eastern Woodlands  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Clothing -- shirt  Search this
American Indian -- Plains  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Pomo Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4861, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4861
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4861

Photographs

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Extent:
15 Prints
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Relate to Arapaho sun dance and tomahawk dance assembled by Mrs Harry English who was adopted into the Arapaho tribe ca. the 1920's ("at least thirty-five years or more [ago]"--letter of May 24, 1966 to Norman Feder from her daughter-in-law, Mrs Allan J. English.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4790
Local Note:
Copy negatives made for all; see Smithsonian Institution Negative Numbers 56,098-56112.
Filed original prints: Arapaho.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Dance -- Sun  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Dance -- tomahawk  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4790, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4790
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4790

Photographs of Arapaho Sun Dance

Photographer:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Names:
Buffalo-Bull  Search this
Hisehaseh  Search this
Tepeish  Search this
Washieh  Search this
White-Buffalo  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
1902
Scope and Contents:
Catalog Number 4721: Arapaho "Wife of Waaksenna and Washieh, chopping down the tree for the center pole. Fourth Day, 1902" Sun Dance at Darlington. (Slightly different view of published plate number XXI) Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: XXI. (2) "North of Left Half of the Line of Dancers, Whistling Toward the Center-Pole. Seventh Day, 1902." Sun Dance at Darlington. (2 prints, identical) Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: LXXXIX. (3) "Dog Soldiers," Buffalo-Bull (left) White Buffalo (right). "Dog Soldier lodge during the rite of conferring the privilege to cut the center-pole upon one of their number." Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Identified from plate CIX. (4) "Dancers. Fifth Day, 1902. On the left, Tepeish; on the right Hisehaseh." Both wearing dance paint Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: CXXIII.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4721
Local Note:
Filed: original prints.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Dance -- Sun  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4721, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4721
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4721

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 231 Arapaho vocabulary

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
296 Pages
2 Notebooks
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notebooks
Date:
1880, 1885, 1886, 1893
Scope and Contents:
Also newsclippings relative to gambling among the Indians.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 231
Topic:
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Gambling  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 231, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS231
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms231

Arapahoe Tent (Tipi), Full Size

Collector:
Vincent Colyer  Search this
Donor Name:
Vincent Colyer  Search this
Height - Object:
ca 4.9 m
Width - Object:
ca 11 m
Culture:
Arapaho, Southern  Search this
Object Type:
Tipi
Place:
Indian Territory (Oklahoma), United States, North America
Accession Date:
1872
Collection Date:
1869
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
002478
USNM Number:
E18900-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/353ad9b7b-334a-4596-ab6d-e5d4ab758dbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8353625

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