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MS 4349 Stanley C. Fisher Papers

Creator:
Fisher, Stanley C.  Search this
Correspondent:
Nudahbeh Penobscot  Search this
Names:
Red Eagle, Henry Malecite  Search this
Culture:
Red Paint People  Search this
Sokoki Indians  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
American Indian -- Northeast -- Headdress -- Costume  Search this
Penobscot Indians  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Maliseet (Malecite)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Wawenock Indians  Search this
Passamaquoddy  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Red Paint culture  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Clippings
Notes
Sketches
Date:
1940
Scope and Contents:
Remarks: 10/18/40- Letter to National Geographic Society, referred to Dr. Stirling for reply. Inquiry re. Penobscot villages, and native dress of the pre-colonial period. 1/9/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Algonquians. 1/21/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Seminoles. Enclosed sketch of Indian figure wearing tunic. 2/18/46 - Letter re. Algonquian tribal divisions; dugout canoes, etc. 5/6/46 - Letter dated April 21, 1946, forwarded to Dr. F.G. Speck for reply.
3/26/50 - Sketch of native dress (from "Penobscot Man") and moccasin; notes; letter. 3/31/50 - North Eastern Indian costumes, Wawenock tribe (Abnaki?) in 1615 - who were they? 4/3/50 - Whitetail deer in Maine, its range, population etc. Sketch of Indian in native dress on snowshoes. 4/11/50 - Reply to above letters by Dr. Stirling in acknowledgement of information contained therein. 4/12/50 - Costumes of Maliset or Woolastook, and Passamaquoddy, including the kilt, etc., etc. enclosed sketches. 4/17/50 - Warfare between the Wabanaki and Iroquois; reference to Henry Red Eagle, A Wolastook, also known as Malacite; said to be a chief (?). 4/23/50 - Additional notes on the Malecite costume (kilt) (miscellaneous newsclippings included),
ate., etc. A typed and signed letter from F.G. Speck to Mr. Fisher was enclosed with the letter of April 17, 1950. 1950 (not itemized) 5/17/46 - Notes on "Red Paint People"; flint deposit at Mt. Kineo, Moosehead Lake; stone relics; collections of artifacts at State House, Maine, and U.S. National Museum. 9/19/49 - Data on early N.E. headdresses and costumes. Enclosed sketch of feather headdress. 2/ /50 - Notes on moccasins (sketches); notes on Saco or Sakoki tribe; linguistic notes. Enclosed letter to him written by Chief Nudahbeh (a Penobscot). 3/2/50 - Sketch of birch bark wigwam of Maine Indians, and notes in letter. 3/12/50 - Sketch of Indian moccasin; sketch (pen and ink) showing coon killing a copperhead.
Newsclipping on Cheyenne protest against mural in the Postoffice at Watonga, Oklahoma. 3/20/50 - Notes on scalping - taught to Indians by European soldiers (?). Sketch of Indian in native dress. Newsclipping of Maine bull moose. 3/22/50 - Drawings of Indians of Colonial period; birch bark wigwam; moccasins, headdress, costume decorations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4349
Topic:
Migrations -- Algonquian  Search this
Migrations -- Seminole  Search this
Canoes  Search this
Wigwam  Search this
Scalping  Search this
Snowshoes and snowshoeing  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Abenaki  Search this
Eastern Abenaki  Search this
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Clippings
Notes
Sketches
Citation:
Manuscript 4349, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4349
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4349

MS 3447 Miscellaneous American Indian Notes, Vocabularies, and Other Material

Collector:
Chamberlain, Alexander Francis, 1865-1914  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Kootenai (Kutenai)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents as follows: Slavery; Origins, migrations, etc; "Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples." (A.F.C ?) "Ditmarsh dialect and modern English; Mohawk words; Algonquian words in English. (A.F.C. ?) "Some radicals of the Kootenay language." (A.F.C. ?) Algonquian plant and fruit names (A.F.C. ?); Counting; "Removal by whites of Indians from America." (A.F.C ?); Kutenai notes; Chinese vocabulary (1891); Trail in Illinois; South America (Bibliography); Trumbull, Bibliographic linguistic material.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3447
Other Title:
Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples
Ditmarsh dialect and modern English
Some radicals of the Kootenay language
Removal by whites of Indians from America
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Names, tribal  Search this
Botany -- Plant names  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Trails and roads -- Illinois  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Migration  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Kutenai  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3447
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3447

MS 372-b Tuscarora notebook, containing vocabulary, texts, and miscellaneous notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Johnson, Elias  Search this
Williams, Adam  Search this
Translator:
Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-  Search this
Extent:
106 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
February 1883 and September 13, 1885
Scope and Contents:
With the manuscript are the following free renderings in English by A. F. C. Wallace from Gatschet's inter-linear English translations: "Story of the Creation," pages 5-11; "The Migrations of the Iroquois," pages 12-27; "The Thunder and His Son," pages 46-49; "The Tuscaroras Leave North Carolina," pages 79-83; "Johnson Meets a Dwarf while Hunting," pages 84-87; "The Abandoned Baby," pages 94-97. [1948.] Autograph document by Wallace. 14 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 372-b
Other Title:
Story of the Creation
The Migrations of the Iroquois
The Thunder and His Son
The Tuscaroras Leave North Carolina
Johnson Meets a Dwarf while Hunting
The Abandoned Baby
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 372-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS372B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms372b

MS 7092 The 19th and 20th Century Ethnohistory of Various Groups of Cayuga Indians

Creator:
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988  Search this
Extent:
136 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Wendat (Huron)  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Oneida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 30, 1959
Scope and Contents:
Includes brief introduction and short histories of the Canadian and New York Cayugas until 1807-09. The main text is a detailed account, based mainly on primary legal and governmental sources, of the post-1870 westward migrations, settlements and subsequent factionalism of successive Cayuga groups; their long lasting, close ties with the Seneca; and the formulation and persistence since 1807 of two separate political entities, New York Cayugas and Western Cayugas, the latter recognized since 1937 as part of the "Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma". Also included is a bibliography and a partial list of treaties, agreements, etc., used for identifying Cayuga Indians.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7092
Local Note:
xerox copy of typescript document with Manuscript additions
Topic:
Migration -- Iroquois  Search this
Treaties -- Iroquois  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7092, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7092
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7092

Necklace Of Shell Discs

Collector:
Dr. William N. Fenton  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois (Haudenosaunee), Onondaga  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Six Nations, Ontario, Canada, North America
Accession Date:
4 Jun 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
192830
USNM Number:
E391953-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39b4e0091-a071-47f5-89dd-5aa5be51a402
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422280
Online Media:

Historical atlas of world mythology / Joseph Campbell

Title:
Way of the animal powers. Part 1, Mythologies of the primitive hunters and gatherers
Way of the animal powers. Part 2, Mythologies of the great hunt
Way of the seeded earth. Part 1, Sacrifice
Way of the seeded earth. Part 2, Mythologies of the primitive planters, the northern Americas
Way of the seeded earth. Part 3, Mythologies of the primitive planters, the middle and southern Americas
Mythologies of the primitive hunters and gatherers
Mythologies of the great hunt
Sacrifice
Mythologies of the primitive planters, the northern Americas
Mythologies of the primitive planters, the middle and southern Americas
Author:
Campbell, Joseph 1904-1987  Search this
Physical description:
volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 39 cm
Type:
Books
Myths
Date:
1988
1988-
Topic:
Mythology  Search this
Call number:
BL311 .C26 1988Z folio
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601488

Lighting the seventh fire : the spiritual ways, healing, and science of the Native American / F. David Peat

Author:
Peat, F. David 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1994
©1994
Topic:
Indian philosophy  Search this
Science--Philosophy  Search this
Space and time  Search this
Religion  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917000

The 20 Best Small Towns To Visit in 2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:53:16 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_123736ffea813b692f076559942bee6d

Archaeology of the Iroquois : selected readings and research sources / edited by Jordan E. Kerber ; with a foreword by Dean R. Snow

Author:
Kerber, Jordan E. 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 557 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northeastern States
Canada, Eastern
Date:
2007
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824763

Ephraim George Squier and the development of American anthropology / Terry A. Barnhart

Author:
Barnhart, Terry A. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 425 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Latin America
Ohio River Valley
Mississippi River Valley
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Mound-builders  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763669

Anthropology, history, and American Indians : essays in honor of William Curtis Sturtevant / William L. Merrill and Ives Goddard

Author:
Sturtevant, William C  Search this
Merrill, William L  Search this
Goddard, Ives 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Sturtevant, William C  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 357 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
2002
Topic:
Anthropology--History  Search this
Anthropologists--History  Search this
History  Search this
Ethnological museums and collections--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_684248

American encounters : natives and newcomers from European contact to Indian removal, 1500-1850 / edited by Peter C. Mancall and James H. Merrell

Title:
Natives and newcomers from European contact to Indian removal, 1500-1850
Author:
Mancall, Peter C  Search this
Merrell, James Hart 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 594 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
Topic:
First contact with Europeans  Search this
History  Search this
Relocation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599159

Essays in historical anthropology of North America. Published in honor of John R. Swanton in celebration of his fortieth year with the Smithsonian Institution ..

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Nichols, Frances Sellman Gaither 1869-  Search this
Subject:
Swanton, John Reed 1873-1958  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., 600 p. front. (port.) illus., plates, maps (1 fold.) 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
North America
Date:
1940
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E61 .S664
E61.S664
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64457

The worlds the Shawnees made : migration and violence in early America / Stephen Warren

Author:
Warren, Stephen 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2014
Topic:
History  Search this
Shawnee Indians--Migrations  Search this
Wars  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1009920

The Rotinonshonni : a traditional Iroquoian history through the eyes of Teharonhia:wako and Sawiskera / Brian Rice

Author:
Rice, Brian 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Folklore
History
Date:
2013
Topic:
Iroquois mythology  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1024861

American appetites : a documentary reader / edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach and Lindsey R. Swindall

Author:
Wallach, Jennifer Jensen 1974-  Search this
Swindall, Lindsey R. 1977-  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Sources
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
Topic:
Food habits--History  Search this
Food--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058575

Migration of the Iroquois / by Tehanetorens ; illustrations by Kahonhes

Author:
Tehanetorens  Search this
Ill:
Ka-Hon-Hes  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 14 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_965460

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