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Letter to J. W. Fewkes

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April - May 1918
Scope and Contents:
Concerning Hewittʹs criticism of Michelsonʹs "The Ritualistic Origin Myth of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(6)
Topic:
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d344a7a1-a61d-4cff-ac52-7cd7b2e41181
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref7

Material critical of Truman Michelsonʹs work

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Including copy of letter. Hewitt to Jesse Walter Fewkes, criticizing "The Ritualistic Origin Myth of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians", April 19, 1913; a draft of a letter to Alanson Skinner regarding Michelsonʹs review of his Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indiana"; and some notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(6)
Topic:
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw355156aa2-8a0f-4043-9484-7bd9c7a38e59
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref6

MS 2794 Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957  Search this
Peters, Sam, 1885-  Search this
Peters, Jim, 1866-  Search this
Papakie, Charlie  Search this
Mamasaw, Jim  Search this
Tesson, Joe, Jr.  Search this
Shapochiwa  Search this
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Chuck, C.H.  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Lasley, Lucy  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
2.08 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Large collection of stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The writers include Alfred Kiyana, Jack Bullard, C.H. Chuck, Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf), Joe Tesson Jr., Shapochiwa, Harry Lincoln, Jim Peters, Sam Peters, Charles Papakie, Lucy Lasley, and possibly Jim Mamasaw. The other writers are unidentified. Only a rough English translation of one of the stories is present.
Locl Numbers:
NAA MS 2794-a; NAA MS 2794-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2794 a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2794
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MS 2794 Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw309df880d-2066-48b0-9e4f-98f24bacd6e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2794

MS 2074 White Buffalo Dance: phonetic text of packs

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
110 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
See 40th AR, pages 208-218; see also Numbers 2560-64 and Numbers 2566-69.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2074
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2074, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2074
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36234bcc5-b674-444b-9577-fc866aaefcc7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2074

MS 2006 Diagram of gens festival, etc.

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
20 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- gens festivals  Search this
Fox -- gens festival  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2006
Local Note:
See also 1309 for notes on gens festival; diagram probably belongs with it. MCB 9/57
Topic:
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2006, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2006
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38158a2f6-7520-44e0-822d-07a11d65e868
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2006

MS 2689 Diagram; Little Spotted Buffalo Dance; Thunder gens

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Little Spotted Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2689
Local Note:
Not published,- replaced. See 40th AR.
Topic:
Dance -- Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2689, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2689
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw302975324-bb33-4e21-8991-736c1f056ab9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2689

MS 2105 Fox Ethnology

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Peters, Sam, 1885-  Search this
Extent:
88 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Owl Dance  Search this
Fox -- War dance  Search this
Fox -- Bear gens  Search this
Fox -- Thunder gens  Search this
Fox -- Tetapash pack  Search this
Fox -- Tapashite Great Sacred Pack  Search this
Fox -- Sakimagewa pack  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Phonetic text. Contents: Thunder gens; Tetapash pack. Bear gens; Owl dance; Sakimagewa pack, text only. Also Tapashite Great Sacred Pack (phonetic text); and war dance.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2105
Local Note:
See Numbers 2106 and 2583-2105. See Number 2967 for typewritten text.
Topic:
Bear gens -- Fox  Search this
Thunder gens -- Fox  Search this
Owl Dance -- Fox  Search this
War dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2105, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2105
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36fe02277-918e-4227-be43-b72b92988b9b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2105

MS 2106 Phonetic typewritten texts and revised English translations

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Peters, Sam, 1885-  Search this
Extent:
48 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Fox -- Bear gens  Search this
Fox -- Thunder gens  Search this
Fox -- Owl Dance  Search this
Fox -- Sakimagewa pack  Search this
Fox -- pack formerly at Tetepash  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: bear gens; Sakimagewa Pack; Thunder gens; pack formerly at Tetepash (Pya twa ya); bear gens; Memesa; Owl dance.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2106
Local Note:
See Number 2105, 2583 and 2011.
Topic:
Bear gens -- Fox  Search this
Thunder gens -- Fox  Search this
Owl Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2106, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2106
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d113e76b-4a29-482b-9763-67ad0ec94ec3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2106

MS 2819 Some comments upon the White Buffalo dance; war gens, Fox Indians

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
84 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Fox -- War gens  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2819
Topic:
Dance -- Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2819, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2819
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d51bdf36-169d-477d-8ef9-477e9e233ffc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2819

MS 1309 English translation by Truman Michelson of text on Fox gens festivals

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
English translation by Truman Michelson of a text on Meskwaki (Fox) gens festival. The whereabouts of the original Meskwaki text is unknown.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1309
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fox Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1309, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1309
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31fd62bbb-3d6b-4b2e-a7ab-f59b61baf7e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1309

MS 2763 Comments on the Buffalo dance (which one unknown)

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Buffalo dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2763
Local Note:
See Bulletin 95.
Topic:
Dance -- Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2763, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2763
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ba8e4480-31e5-4f14-a17d-ab5ac16dfeb6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2763

MS 2845 Fox legend collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Religion Dance  Search this
Fox -- Folklore  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Translation of the first 18 pages of text on Religion Dance, by Mamasaw. English translation of text on Wapasaiya.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2845
Local Note:
See 40th AR.
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Dance  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2845, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2845
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw315c3e0dc-d330-47d6-8d8f-87a0121be0c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2845

MS 2745 Diagram of Fox religion dance with notes collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Young Bear  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Diagrams
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Diagram of Meskwaki (Fox) religion dance with notes in Meskwaki and English on two index cards. Information collected by Truman Michelson from Young Bear.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2745
Local Note:
Title changed from "Diagram of Religion dance Ethnology" 4/25/2014.
Topic:
Fox dance  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diagrams
Citation:
Manuscript 2745, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2745
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e17c2c35-fb14-4360-88ce-fc536adcda12
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2745

MS 2099 Fox Ethnology

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Bear gens  Search this
Fox -- Little Spotted Calf Society  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
In syllabic text. Includes notes on bear gens; notes on the Little Spotted Calf Calf Society (diagram); miscellaneous notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2099
Local Note:
See 40th AR
Topic:
Bear gens -- Fox  Search this
Little Spotted Calf Society -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2099, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2099
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35b3b4a7f-4b20-481a-b151-761f382c1d3a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2099

MS 2131 Catamenial society

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Earle, Frank  Search this
Extent:
95 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Catamenial Society  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Translation of syllabic text in Number 3006 and 3014.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2131
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2131, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2131
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a50fa483-08da-4ca5-bb2d-786f44321466
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2131

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