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MS 3449 Extracts from manuscript on the ethnography and philology of the Cheyennes

Creator:
Clark, Benjamin H., 1842-1914  Search this
Annotator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Three extracts, as follows: 3449-a. "Cheyenne History and Dictionary." "Ethnography, The Present Location of the Cheyennes," pages 1-35. "Names of Rivers and Localities known to the Cheyennes in the country they have lived, hunted, or raided in, as long as the present generation of this tribe have any definite knowledge," pages 35-56. No title; Cheyenne-English vocabulary, letter "O" only, pages 57-58. 3449-b. "Cheyenne History and Dictionary." Copy of letter of Ben Clark, "To the Publisher or Printer," dated Washington, D. C., March 1, 1887, page [1]. Ethnography, pages [2-38], Philiology, pages [12-38]. Acquired November, 1906, through Miss C. F. Pierce, Librarian of Wellesley Library: Clark, Ben: Cheyenne history and dictionary. Typewritten copy consisting of: Errata 1 (unnumbered), verso (unnumbered), Ben Clark Manuscript, "Ethnography and Philology of the Cheyenne," 1887, in Southwest Museum Library, Los Angeles, according to citation in P. Powell, Sweet Medicine, 1969. [Direction] to publisher or printer, dated Washington, D. C., March 1, 1887, Ethnography pages 2-30, Philology pages 31-37, Cheyenne grammar pages 38-57, Dictionary pages 58-359. Typewritten pages 8" x 13" mounted on sheets 11 3/4" x 15 3/8", cover 12" x 15 3/4", bound in 3/4 goat. Presented to Wellesley College Library by Professor E. N. Horsford. 3449-c. "Cheyenne Names of Rivers and Localities in the Country they have occupied or roamed over and which are known to the present Generation." 13 typed pages numbered 251-263. This section includes only parts of the names given in pages 36-56 of 3449-b. The orthography and comments differ somewhat, and are presumably Mooney's, for page 251 is marked at the bottom in Mooney's hand, "115 local names--Clark / 49--J. M." 3449-D. "Cheyenne Band Names from the Clark Manuscript. Soldier Bands of the Southern Cheyennes." 1 page typed, with annotations by James Mooney. (Found in File Number 2213, miscellaneous Cheyenne notes of Mooney, and transferred July, 1960.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3449-a-b-c-d
Other Title:
Cheyenne History and Dictionary
Ethnography, The Present Location of the Cheyennes
Names of Rivers and Localities known to the Cheyennes in the country they have lived, hunted or raided in, as long as the present generation of this tribe have any definite knowledge
Cheyenne Names of Rivers and Localities in the Country they have occupied or roamed over and which are known to the present Generation
Cheyenne Band Names from the Clark Manuscript Soldier Bands of the Southern Cheyenne
Topic:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Names, tribal -- band names  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Names, tribal -- soldier bands  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3449-a-b-c-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3449
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3449

MS 1566-b Place and/or band names (?), tribes(s) unidentified; extracts from published sources (?)

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
33 Items (slips )
Culture:
American Indian  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also includes linguistic bibliography of various western tribes including Comanche, Ute, Hopi, Shoshoni and California tribes, 2 pages and 10 slips; possibly a list of sources from which Gatschet copied vocabulary lists.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1566-b
Topic:
Vocabularies -- American Indian  Search this
Names, place -- American Indian  Search this
Names, tribal -- American Indian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1566-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1566B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1566b

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