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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Extent:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Iowa  Search this
Chiwere  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Oto  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Osage  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Dhegiha Indians  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Tututni (Tutuni)  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Siletz  Search this
Coos (Kusan)  Search this
Yaquina (Yakwina)  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  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 -- Southeast  Search this
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Chasta Costa (Chastacosta)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Place:
Siletz Indian Reservation (Or.)
Date:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Summary:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains James O. Dorsey's research and writings as a BAE ethnologist, as well as his earlier work as a missionary among the Ponca. The vast majority of the collection pertains to his research on Siouan-Catawban languages, including the Dakota and Dhegiha languages, Chiwere, Winnebago, Mandan, Hidatsa, Tutelo, Biloxi, and Catawba. His research on Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan languages from his field work at Siletz Reservation are also present, as well as some notes on the Caddoan languages. Dorsey's research files include linguistic and ethnological field notes, reading notes, stories and myths, vocabularies, drawings, and unpublished and published manuscripts. The collection also contains Omaha, Ponca, Quapaw, and Biloxi dictionaries that he compiled and materials relating to his work editing Steven Riggs' Dakota-English Dictionary. Additional noteworthy materials in the collection are Teton texts and drawings from George Bushotter and drawings by Stephen Stubbs (Kansa), Pahaule-gagli (Kansa), and George Miller (Omaha). The collection also contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and his collection of reprints.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 6 series: 1) Siouan; 2) Siletz Reservation; 3) Caddoan; 4) General Correspondence; 5) Personal Papers; 6) Miscellaneous & Reprints.
Biographical Note:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.

Dorsey was born on October 31, 1848 in Baltimore, Maryland. He exhibited a talent for languages at an early age. At age 6 he learned the Hebrew alphabet and was able to read the language at age 10. In 1867 Dorsey attended the Theological Seminary of Virginia and was ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1871. In May of that year, Dorsey traveled to the Dakota Territory to serve as a missionary among the Ponca. Plagued by ill health, Dorsey was forced to end his missionary work in August 1873. By that time, however, he had learned the Ponca language well enough to converse with members of the tribe without an interpreter.

Dorsey returned to Maryland and engaged in parish work while continuing his studies of Siouan languages. His linguistic talents and knowledge of these languages attracted the attention of Major John Wesley Powell. Powell arranged for Dorsey to work among the Omaha in Nebraska from 1878 to 1880 to collect linguistic and ethnological notes. When the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) was established in 1879, Powell recruited Dorsey to join the staff.

As an ethnologist for the BAE, Dorsey continued his research on Siouan tribes. His studies focused on languages but also included Siouan personal names, folklore, social organization, religion, beliefs, and customs. He conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada (1882); the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory (1883-1884); the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (1892); and again with the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission (1894). He also worked with Native Americans that visited DC, including George Bushotter (Teton), Philip Longtail (Winnebago), Samuel Fremont (Omaha), and Little Standing Buffalo (Ponca). He also spent time at Siletz Reservation in 1884 to collect linguistic notes on the Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan stocks.

In addition to his research, Dorsey helped found the American Folklore Society and served as the first vice-president of the association. He also served as vice-president of Section H of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

At the age of 47, Dorsey died of typhoid fever on February 4, 1895.

Sources Consulted

1st-16th Annual Reports of the Bureau of American Ethnology. 1881-1897.

Hewitt, J.N.B. 1895. "James Owen Dorsey" American Anthropologist A8, 180-183.

McGee, W.J. 1895. "In Memoriam." Journal of American Folklore 8(28): 79-80.

1848 -- Born on October 31 in Baltimore, Maryland.

1871 -- Ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

1871-1873 -- Served as a missionary among the Ponca in Dakota Territory.

1878-1880 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Omaha in Nebraska.

1879 -- Joined the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology.

1882 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada.

1883-1884 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory.

1887 -- Worked with George Bushotter to record information regarding the language and culture of the Dakota.

1884 -- Conducted fieldwork at Siletz Reservation.

1892 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.

1894 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission in Indian Territory.

1895 -- Died of typhoid fever on February 4th at the age of 47.
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Topic:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Shahaptian languages  Search this
Yakonan languages  Search this
Athapascan languages  Search this
Kusan languages  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Siouan languages  Search this
Dhegiha language  Search this
Siuslaw Indians  Search this
Hidatsa language  Search this
Omaha language  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Catawba language  Search this
Biloxi language  Search this
Caddoan languages  Search this
Osage language  Search this
Alsea language  Search this
Kansa language  Search this
Mandan language  Search this
Chastacosta language  Search this
Coquille language  Search this
Tutelo language  Search this
Winnebago language  Search this
Siuslaw language  Search this
Takelma language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4800
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MS 3846 Letters to John B. Dunbar

Creator:
Hamilton, William, 1811-1891  Search this
Addressee:
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
April 12, and October 1, 1877
Scope and Contents:
Discussing place names in Dhegiha and Chiwere.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3846
Local Note:
autograph letter signed
Topic:
Names, place -- Siouan  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3971ca279-7774-4556-a392-dc1a9953246c
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3846
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Osage-English vocabulary

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 39-40, Item 268
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1883 - 1883
Scope and Contents:
Most slips give Ponca equivalents; some give Kansa, Quapaw, and/or Chiwere.
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw349ab501a-ad5d-477a-8361-87968e7322a8
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref371

Chiwere-Winnebago

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
This series contains notes on Chiwere and Winnebago linguistics, social organization, and personal names; an Oto and Missouri census; and folklore texts from Philip Longtail, Betsy Dick, Reverand William Hamilton, and Reuben S. St. Cyr.
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4800, Subseries 1.4
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref402

Tciwere [and Winnebago] Folk-lore, including Iowa Cults

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Hamilton, William, Rev  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 292
Culture:
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Chiwere  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
From the letters of the late Reverend William Hamilton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3) [292]
Local Note:
Dorsey number 91-C (part). Old number 1422 (part)
From the letters of the late Reverend William Hamilton.
typescript document
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Topic:
Chiwere  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref403
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Origin of the Iowas, Otos, and Missouris

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 293
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [293]
Local Note:
Old number 3804 (part)
typescript and autograph document
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Topic:
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cc665310-6d55-4bf3-9321-d09123d1b20b
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref404
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Iowa, Oto and Missouri gentes and phratries

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 294
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Digital surrogates are available.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [294]
Local Note:
Old number 407 (part)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39baffaa1-9449-4020-ab44-6db2eafe714f
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref405
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Oto and Missouri gentes

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 295
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [295]
Local Note:
Old number 2848-d (part)
typescript document
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Topic:
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Extracts from manuscripts by William Hamilton concerning the Iowa and Oto

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Hamilton, William  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 296
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [296]
Local Note:
Dorsey number 91-C (part). Old number 1371
manuscript document
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Topic:
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Extracts from a series of letters

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
40 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 297
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Letters concern the Iowas and other Siouans published ca. 1848 by William Hamilton. The letters were originally published in a church newspaper. Manuscript includes marginal notes by Dorsey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [297]
Local Note:
Old number 1421 (part)
manuscript document
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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Oto and Missouri census

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 298
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1880
1880
Scope and Contents:
Lists Chiwere and English names of individuals, and gives family relationships.
Lists Chiwere and English names of individuals, and gives family relationships.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [298]
Local Note:
Old number 2848-d (part)
autograph document
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Topic:
Chiwere  Search this
Censuses  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Missouri Indians  Search this
Names, Personal  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Oto and Missouri census

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 299
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1880
Scope and Contents:
Typescript of folder 298, with variations.
Typescript of 3.3.1 [298], with variations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [299]
Local Note:
Old number 2848-d (part) and 3172 (part)
typescript and autograph document
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Topic:
Chiwere  Search this
Censuses  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Missouri Indians  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Notes on Iowa and Missouri social organization and marriage laws.

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 300
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Iowa
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [300]
Local Note:
Old number 3172 (part)
typescript and autograph document
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Topic:
Marriage and family -- marriage laws  Search this
Missouri Indians  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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A comparative name list of the Iowas, Otos and Missouris

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 301
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [301]
Local Note:
Old number 3172 (part)
typescript and autograph document
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Topic:
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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Chiwere verbal roots

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 302
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Digital surrogates are available.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [302]
Local Note:
Dorsey number 91-C (part). Old number 3172 (part)
typescript and autograph document
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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Iowa, Oto and Missouri personal names

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Annotator:
St Cyr, Michel  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 303
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Missouria (Missouri)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Iowa
Date:
1888
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes notes from Michel St Cyr.
Includes notes from Michel St Cyr. March 26, 1888. Autograph document. 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [303]
Local Note:
Old number 3171 (complete)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Topic:
Names, Personal  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Chiwere texts

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Correspondent:
LaFlesche, Joseph  Search this
Addressee:
Meacham, Col  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 304
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Oto  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Iowa
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Day and his sons (Oto); copy of letter from a group of Indians (including Joseph LaFlesche) to Col. Meacham, May 8, 1879; The Orphan (Oto); Ishcinke and Heke; Mishcine wekan etawe; Utwaqe and Mishcine (Oto); The Rabbit and the Grasshoppers (Oto); The Snake and the Ring (Oto); How the Rabbit killed the Bears (Oto); an Iowa fable told by Charles Morgan's father to Mrs LaFlesche; an Oto story, told to Mrs Mary LaFlesche in her youth.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [304]
Local Note:
Old number 1411 (part)
typescript and autograph document
Other Title:
Day and his sons
The Orphan
Ishcinke and Heke
Mishcine wekan etawe
Utwaqe and Mishcine
The Rabbit and the Grasshoppers
The Snake and the Ring
How the Rabbit killed the Bears
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Chiwere texts: myths and letters

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
79 Pages
Container:
Oversize BAE, Envelope 305
Box 45, Item 305
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [305]
Local Note:
Old number 1372-a (complete)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Chiwere  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Notes on verbs of saying in Chiwere

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (slip)
Container:
Box 45, Item 306
Culture:
Chiwere  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1) [306]
Local Note:
Old number 1372-c (part)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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Lists of Iowa personal names furnished by William Hamilton and Agent M. B. Kent

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Informant:
Hamilton, William  Search this
Kent, M. B., Agent  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
12 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 308
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
circa 1880
ca. 1880
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1.1) [308]
Local Note:
Old number 2848-d (part)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Names, Personal -- 6Iowa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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