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Hidatsa drawings

Artist:
Lean Wolf.  Search this
Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
12 Leaves (various media, 20 x 25 cm.-20 x 26 cm.)
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Leaves
Ledger drawings
Date:
bulk 1880-1881
Scope and Contents:
Scenes of hunting, warfare, and camp life. Loose drawings on various types of paper, originally filed together in Mallery's papers under the heading Hidatsa. Several but not all are by Lean Wolf.
Biographical / Historical:
Lean Wolf, also known as Poor Wolf. Name transcribed as Tce-caq-a-daq-a-qic by Mallery, who identified him as a chief of the Hidatsa. He was reportedly born in 1820, and was part of a delegation photographed in Washington in 1880.

Walter J. Hoffman, 1846-1899, was a BAE employee who assisted Garrick Mallery with his study of sign language. He visited Fort Berthold, Dakota in 1881 to collect data.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Local Note:
These drawings were intermixed with other Hidatsa drawings, but appear to have been created on a different occasion.
Place:
United States -- Dakota Territory -- Fort Berthold Agency.
United States -- North Dakota -- Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 HDLW-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

Access to Manuscript 2372 requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Hidatsa / Manuscript 2372: Box 11: Hidatsa
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Lean Wolf drawings

Creator:
Lean Wolf.  Search this
Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
13 Drawings (graphite, colored pencil, and ink on cardboard and paper, 12 x 16 cm.)
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1881
Scope and Contents:
Scenes of hunting, warfare, and village life representing events in the life of the artist, as identified in captions on verso of many images. Drawn on blank backs of ruled, printed index cards.
Biographical / Historical:
Lean Wolf, also known as Poor Wolf. Name transcribed as Tce-caq-a-daq-a-qic by Mallery, who identified him as a chief of the Hidatsa. He was reportedly born in 1820, and was part of a delegation photographed in Washington in 1880.

Walter J. Hoffman, 1846-1899, was a BAE employee who assisted Garrick Mallery with his study of sign language. He visited Fort Berthold, Dakota in 1881 to collect data.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Local Note:
These drawings were intermixed with other Hidatsa drawings, but appear to have been created on a different occasion.
Place:
United States -- Dakota Territory -- Fort Berthold Agency.
United States -- North Dakota -- Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 LW-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

Access to Manuscript 2372 requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Hidatsa / Manuscript 2372: Box 11: Hidatsa
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1449 A.S. Gatschet Vocabularies and Other Linguistic Notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Petroff, Ivan  Search this
Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon), 1812-1888  Search this
Brown, J. Ross  Search this
McDonald, Furman  Search this
Smith, Nimrod Tom  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
W., H. D.  Search this
Dalrymple, Edwin A., 1818-1881  Search this
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892  Search this
Smith, Buckingham, 1810-1871  Search this
Marban, M. P. P. Pedro  Search this
Rohde  Search this
Bruhl  Search this
Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911  Search this
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891  Search this
Informant:
Tomazin, Ignatius  Search this
Porter, Pleasant  Search this
Naumoff  Search this
Kamilkoishin ?, Nicolai  Search this
Robertson, A. E. W. (Ann Eliza Worcester), 1826-1905  Search this
Correspondent:
Eells, Myron, 1843-1907  Search this
Denison, James D.  Search this
McCain, Frank  Search this
Extent:
253 Pages
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan)  Search this
American Indian -- California  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Chugach  Search this
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Yokuts  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Quechua  Search this
Coushatta (Koasati)  Search this
Chitimacha  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Apalachee (archaeological)  Search this
Beothuk Indians  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Quileute  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Hitchiti Seminole  Search this
Chimakum  Search this
Woccon  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Moxo (Mojo)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  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 -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Newsclippings
Place:
Alaska -- Names, place
Alaska -- Names, tribal
California
South America
Bolivia
Peru
Date:
ca. 1881-1886
Scope and Contents:
Contains vocabularies and other linguistic notes on a variety of American Indian languages. Mainly transcripts by Gatschet from other sources; includes some material recorded by Gatschet, and a few original manuscripts sent to him by others.
Contents: Alaska: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 49-52. Petroff, Ivan. "Aliaskan Names, Ivan Petroff." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. List of Alaskan place and tribal names with notes on each. Apalachee: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 103-104. [Gatschet, A. S.] Apalachee [vocabulary], with Pl[easant] Porter [Creek inft.]." 2 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of Apalachee words with Creek. Gatschet indicates: "(Copied in Apal. book, July 1889)." Beothuk: Ms. Vocabulary 1449, pages 27-41. [Gatschet, A. S.] Beothuk vocabularies, notes, and bibliographic references. 14 1/2 pages, mostly in Gatschet's handwriting. (pages 27-28 and 35-36 are in R. G. Latham's hand.) Working notes for Gatschet's published article on Beothuk -- comment by M. R. Haas, 11/58. California (Yuman ?): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 122-123; 124 (?) Brown, J. Ross Extract from "J. Ross Brown. Sketch of the exploration of lower Cal. San Franc[isco ?], 1869. H. H. Bancroft & Co., 177 pp." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous notes on lower California tribes and languages, with list of some of the tribes in the area and their approximate locations. California: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 148. [Gatschet, A. S.] Bibliographic references relating to California. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Furman, McDonald Ms Vocabulary 1449 file: Catawba. Page 159 "An Indian's Petition." No date. Newsclipping. 1 slip. Ms Vocabulary 1449 Woccon and Catawba comparative vocabulary No date. Autograph document. 6 pages. Pages 87-89 and 93-94. Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 186a and ff. Eells, M. Comparison of numerals in Chemakum, Quileute, and Hoh, 1 page and accompanying letter to A. S. Gatschet, August 24, 1883, from M. Eells, Skokomish, Mason Co., Wash., 2 pages, handwritten. Ms Vocabulary pages 108-110. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Mtn. Cherokee's names (topographical). Nimrod Tom Smith [inft ?], 1/2 breed, in Swain Co., North Car., P. O. Quallatown...April 18, '82." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. List of Cherokee place names and locations. Chippewa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 178-80. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Odjibwe - Local and tribal names. Ign. Tomazin [inft.], Jan. 31, '83." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also (page 180) short extract from Dorman, Primitive Superstitions, page 148, on Ojibwa cannibalism, in Gatschet's handwriting.
Chitimacha: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 85 (top). [Gatschet, A. S.] "Shetimasha" vocabulary of 8 words, translated into French. 1/2 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 45. Hoffman, Dr W. J. "Eskimo text obtained by Dr W. J. Hoffman, at San Francisco, Cal., from Naumoff, an Eskimo from Kadiak..." No date. 1 page in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Includes text and inter-linear translation, plus translation of same story from sign language. Note by Gatschet indicates that text is not in Kodiak dialect. Eskimo (Chugach) Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 53-66. Petroff, Ivan "Vocabulary of Tchugatch-Inuit. Taken by Ivan Petroff, in June, 1881, at various places, chiefly at Nu'tchik or Port Etches, abt. 60 1/2 N. Lat. From full bloods. 14 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains comparison with "Tchiglit" (Kopagmiut), in Gatschet's handwriting. "Partly entered in Mscr. vocab. Vol. 3." Eskimo (Kuskwogmiut): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 76-84; 85-86; 95-96. [Petroff, Ivan ?] "Kuskokvog-miut (Inuit) [vocabulary], from Nicolai Kamilkoishin [?] native of the tribe educated at the Russian Mission, Yukon R., at Ikomiut." 13 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Partly entered in Mscr. vocabulary, Volume IIId (note in Gatschet's handwriting.) Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 249. W--, H. D. "A curious race. The Mutes of northern Alaska. Their manner of living. Peculiar family relations - superstitions and queer customs." From the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday November 14, 1886. 1 page, newsclipping. Hitchiti: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 203 (bottom), 204 (bottom), 205. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Acts. VIV, ii in Hitchiti" (page 203); "Hitchiti words from Mrs Robertson" (204); "Hitchiti verbs, by Mrs Robertson" (205). 3 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Kiowa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 26. Gatschet, A. S. "Phonetics of the Kayowe Language, by Albert S. Gatschet. Read before the A.A.A.S., Cincinnati, 1881." 1 page, clipping from published article. Note in margin in Gatschet's handwriting reads: "Science of Sept. 17, 1881. By John Michels, New York."
Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 133-136; 143-147. [Gatschet, A. S.] Queries relating to the Klamath language by Gatschet, with answers written in by various Indians from the Klamath Agency, Oregon (cf. letter of J. G. Dennison, page 142 of this manuscript). 9 pages, partially in Gatschet's handwriting. Klamath: Ms 1449, pages 137-142. Denison, James D. "Story of the birth of Aisis," a Klamath legend, and accompanying letter from J. G. Dennison to A. S. Gatschet, August 29, 1880, Klamath Agency, Oregon. 6 pages, handwritten. Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 149-152. McCain, Frank Letter to A. S. Gatschet, January 30, 1880, from Frank McCain, Klamath Indian Agency, Lake Co., Oregon, containing 22 word Klamath vocabulary. 4 pages, handwritten. Koasati: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 102; 204. Robertson, Mrs A. E. [and A. S. Gatschet] "Koassadi. Supplement to words by Mrs A. E. Robertson, copied in Vocab. No. 2, obtained from [---illeg.]"; short vocabulary of verbs "from vocab. Vol 2, Koassati of Mrs Robertson"; and passage from "Actorum XIV, 11, in Koasata." 2 pages, in A S. Gatschet's handwriting. Page 102 contains a short list of Koasati words (probably from Mrs Robertson) with corresponding Choctaw equivalents (supplied by Gatschet [?] from the "Ch. grammar"; passage from Acts XIV, ii in Koasati with inter-linear translation, presumably by Gatschet; and list of Koasati verbs, no source mentioned. Page 204 contains the same bible passage in Koasati, with slightly different English translation, and list of same verbs, identified as being from "vocab. Vol 2...of Mrs Robertson." Pamunkey: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 46. Dalrymple, Rev Mr 17 word Pamunkey vocabulary collected by Rev Dalrymple in 1844 at King William County, Virginia. (Hist Mag., N. Y. II, page 182) and short note from J. G. Shea. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. See National Anthropological Archives Manuscript 4069, referring to the original of the Dalrymple Manuscript in Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.
Seminole: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 182. [Buckingham-Smith, etc. ?] "Seminole Local Names. Buck. Smith, Beach, p. 125 (with Stidham)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. South America (Mojo): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 187. Marban, M. P. P. Pedro "Moxo 6 Mojo. M.P.P. Pedro Marban, de la Compania de Jesus, Superior [ ]. Arte de la Lengua Moxa, con su vacabulario y cathecismo. Colegio de San Pablo (Lima), 1701. pages 664, etc." 1 page, in Gatschet's handwriting. Notes on Mojo language. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 128. Rohde, [ ] "Rohde on Sudamerika"...(1883-84)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous extracts relating to South American Indian tribes. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 97-101. Miscellaneous notes on South America copied by Gatschet from various published sources. 5 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. South America Peru: (Quechua): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 239. Bruhl, -- "Inquiries by Bruhl on Kechua. Oct. 1885." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. 9 word Quechua vocabulary. Yokuts (Cholovone): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 231-236. Pinart, Alph. L. "Yatchikumne [Cholovone, in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30], near Stockton, Cal. Alp. L. Pinart, 1880." 6 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Notes (written in French) on the various Cholovone dialects, and vocabulary with some words translated into English and some into Spanish. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 106 Pike, Gen Albert "Elements of Inflection [of the verb to have]. Yuchi (Pike, p.--) & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 107 Pike, Gen. Albert "Albert Pike's Vocabularies, 18.... Yuchi & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of 33 words in Yuchi and Natchez. Yuchi: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 201-203. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Yutchi [vocabulary] transliterated from mscr. of Mrs. Robertson, 1873 ?." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains passage from bible (Acts XIV, ii) apparently in Yuchi, with interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1449
Topic:
Names, place -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, tribal -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, place -- Alaska  Search this
Names, tribal -- Alaska  Search this
Chemakum Indians  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Quileute Indians  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Cannibalism  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Citation:
Manuscript 1449, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1449
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3dafd8d43-beb2-4676-9810-224ec9fb4c35
EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

Shamanistic practices by Walter J. Hoffman

Author:
Hoffman, Walter James 1846-1899  Search this
Physical description:
7 pages 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1890
Topic:
American ginseng  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Shamans  Search this
Indians of North America--Medicine  Search this
Ojibwa Indians--Medicine  Search this
Call number:
E98.M4 H64 1890
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980364

MS 1598 The practice of medicine and surgery by the aboriginal races of the Southwest

Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Southwest  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1598
Local Note:
The Medical and surgical reporter, Philadelphia, 1879, XL., 157-160.
Topic:
Medicine -- American Indian -- Southwest  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1598, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1598
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38c07e9ad-67e5-4e92-a6bd-ffb4a0812355
EDAN-URL:
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MS 559 Poisoned Weapons

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Achomawi (Pit River)  Search this
Apache  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Carib  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Aztec (archaeological culture)  Search this
Ute  Search this
Mískito (Mosquito)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Extracts from various published sources concerning the use of poisoned weapons among the American Indians. The first 6 pages include information on the Dakota from non-published sources. Other tribes mentioned in the MS. are the Mandan, Chippewa, Shoshoni, Paiutes, Pitt River Indians, Oregon and Alaska tribes, Apache and other (unnamed) Southwestern groups, California tribes, Pima, Central American tribes, Mosquito Indians, Aztecs, Utes, and Caribs.
Biographical / Historical:
Author identified from the Dorsey-Hewitt catalog. Bureau of American Ethnology number 1524.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 559
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Achumawi  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 559, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS559
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39e3c98da-800e-47d1-91a3-9161b0570831
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms559

MS 1341 Account of field researches and materials collected during 1871-1893

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1341
Citation:
Manuscript 1341, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1341
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a13fe01f-304b-4891-9344-e6d2246eff7f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1341

MS 1342 "Midewiwin" or "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwas

Author:
Genin, Jean Baptiste, 1837-1900  Search this
Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
96 Pages
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Apparently largely a copy of Hoffman, 7th A.R. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Biographical / Historical:
For evaluation of Genin's work and character see an article in North Dakota Historical Society series ca. 1920 by Reverend Shanley, Bishop of North Dakota. Information from Omer C. Stewart, 1954. No biography of Genin by Shanley located but see Linda W. Slaughter, "Leaves from Northwestern History," Chapters III-X, Collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, volume 1, Bismark, 1906, pages 224-292.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1342
Local Note:
notebook
Topic:
Grand Medicine Society -- Chippewa  Search this
Midéwiwin -- Chippewa  Search this
Chippewa Indians -- Midéwiwin  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1342, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1342
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3692b4a92-c53c-4650-b997-0626c65b4a2b
EDAN-URL:
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MS 2489 Extracts from letters by P.H. Ried to Hon. A.F. Coronel

Creator:
Reid, Hugo, 1811?-1853  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Addressee:
Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894  Search this
Extent:
41 Pages
Culture:
Tongva (Gabrielino Mission)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1852
Scope and Contents:
Made by W.J. Hoffman , October 1884, through the courtesy of A. F. Coronel, handwritten.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2489
Citation:
Manuscript 2489, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2489
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ee07ef1e-a741-4054-a838-7c08cb3f3ba8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2489

MS 862 Vocabulary of the Waikteumni Dialect

Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages
Culture:
Yokuts  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
November 1884
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 862
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 862, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS862
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36b805c02-7673-4bec-ad3f-3534fb77a833
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms862

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
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Dilzhe'e (Tonto Apache)  Search this
Osage  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Isleta Pueblo  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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39d6bc37e-6cc3-4b28-be30-bb24c1808ee3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1870

MS 3802 Outline of proposed field work among the Menominee Indians

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1890
Biographical / Historical:
Hoffman made his first visit to Keshena, Wisconsin in 1890 and four subsequent visits there to study the Menominee Indians. Ref: "The Menomini Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 14, part 1, Washington, 1896.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3802
Local Note:
Hoffman's writing identified by comparison with his Autograph letter signed to H.W. Henshaw, Keshena Reservation, Wisconsin, August 22, 1890, Manuscript Number 3765.
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3802, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3802
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ec7b6d52-4418-47fe-859a-75a4e8185c92
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3802

MS 4363 Letter to Colonel [Garrick Mallery]

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Addressee:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Serrano  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 10, 1884
Scope and Contents:
Concerning counting and record keeping among the Serrano and neighboring tribes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4363
Topic:
Numbers -- Serrano  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4363, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4363
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fea3dd3d-e49e-4eb6-a241-5ffab5dcbfa4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4363

MS 1214-d Comanche Indians

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Informant:
Kobay, (Comanche chief)  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 28, 1880
Scope and Contents:
Contains information concerning Comanche gentes. Obtained from Wild Horse.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1214-d
Topic:
Kinship -- Comanche  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1214-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1214D
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30b9df417-ce3a-4e07-8061-8d86cfe0faad
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1214d

MS 3765 Letter to Henry Wetherbee Henshaw

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
August 22, 1890
Scope and Contents:
Letter transmits "a short story relating to the origin of maple sugar" and "some words relating to the maple trees, etc.," giving an account of the Mid'e ceremonies among the Menominee Indians. Also "Notes [vocabulary] relating to Maple Sugar." 1890. Manuscript document. 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3765
Local Note:
The maple sugar story has not been located.
autograph letter signed
Topic:
Religion -- Menominee  Search this
Maple sugar -- Menominee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3765, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3765
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d734b46b-8d07-4530-95f4-4ad845a9f77e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3765

Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications

Collector:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum  Search this
Names:
Bourke, John Gregory, 1846-1896  Search this
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Moore, Clarence B. (Clarence Bloomfield), 1852-1936  Search this
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Artist:
Chapman, Mary Beth  Search this
Gill, Mary W.  Search this
Hildebrant, Mary M.  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
J. T. G.  Search this
Nichols, Spencer Baird, 1875-1950  Search this
Shindler, Antonio Zeno  Search this
Extent:
2,000 Items (circa 2000 paintings, drawings, and photographs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Paintings
Photographs
Illustrations
Date:
circa 1879-1929
Scope and Contents note:
Artwork and some photographs used to illustrate articles published in the annual reports and bulletins of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States National Museum. The material includes artwork by Mary Beth Chapman, Mary Wright Gill, Mary M. Hildebrant, Spencer Baird Nichols, and Antonio Zeno Shindler. Also included are unidentified illustrations of Near Eastern costumes, prayer positions and Mexican funerary vessels, perhaps sketched by Walter Hough, and a drawing, signed "J. T. G.", of a memorial to the daughter of Chief Spotted Tail.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 133
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional illustrations are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 78-51, the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the Manuscript and Pamphlet File in the Department of Anthropology records.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Paintings
Photographs
Illustrations
Citation:
Photo lot 133, Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.133
See more items in:
Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw354c78444-306d-4a2f-a2ae-68dbaba131c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-133

MS 934 Vocabulary of the Mandan Collected at Ft. Berthold, D. T., During September 1881

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Drawings
Date:
September 1881
Scope and Contents:
200 entries, with 3 ink sketches of tools.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 934
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Tools and implements -- Mandan  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 934, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS934
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw349e1f1f7-ef1e-4ae2-ada6-657abda34227
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms934

MS 765 Vocabulary of Uta Language

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages
Culture:
Ute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
January, 1880
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 765
Local Note:
Recorded Washington, D. C.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 765, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS765
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33a48a524-5904-447e-9f82-e27e0d800c14
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms765

MS 4733 Monthly work reports of the professional staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Dinwiddie, William, 1867-1934  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1893 - 1898
Scope and Contents:
4733
Records for 1893-1895 only
Records for 1894-1896 only
Records for 1893-1895
Records for 1896-1897 only
Records for 1893-1898 only
Records for 1893-1897 only
Records for 1893-1897 only
Holmes, William Henry
Records for 1893-1894, 1897
Records for 1893-1894 only
Records for 1893-1895 only
Records for 1894-1896 only
Records for 1893-1897 only
Records for 1897-1898 only
Records for 1893, 1896-97
Records for 1893-1898 only
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4733
Citation:
Manuscript 4733, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4733
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33955b754-c265-4154-803b-540828da7fef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4733

MS 653 Vocabulary of the Selish Language

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages
Culture:
Salish (Flathead)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Northwest Coast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1884 May
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 653
Local Note:
Printed in the American Philosophical Society Proceedings, Volume 23, pages 361-371.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Salish language  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 653, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS653
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cb623c1d-b103-4e41-87e4-4028769f4cd9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms653

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