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MS 4971 Notes on the Manners and Customs, Beliefs and Superstitions of Soo-Boo' -Soo's Band of the Maydoo Indians, Formerly inhabiting Yuba, and parts of adjoining counties, in California

Creator:
Harris, Wyatt  Search this
Names:
Soo-Boo'-Soo, Chief  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages
Culture:
Maidu  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1884
Scope and Contents:
Includes brief Maidu vocabulary and biographical note on Chief Soo-Boo'-Soo (died 1852). Also note by J. Owen Dorsey to Director, Bureau of American Ethnology recommending retention of the manuscript and enclosing an outline of its contents. February 9, 1885. Typescript document. 2 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Based on Harris' observations while engaged as a placer miner, ca. 1852 - ca. 1860.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4971
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Biography -- Soo-Boo'-Soo, Chief  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Religion  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4971, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4971
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33565d90e-bdb1-461b-89d7-9d81f000364e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4971

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