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Little Big Man drawings of Lakota battles with Crow Indians

Creator:
Little Big Man  Search this
Correspondent:
Johnson, Willard D.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
4 Drawings (graphite and crayon, 21 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Lakota -- Oglala  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
before 1885
Scope and Contents:
Four drawings on four leaves of ruled paper. Drawings depict scenes of warfare with Crow enemies. Two page letter of transmittal from Willard D. Johnson, April 13, 1885 included in manuscript.
Biographical / Historical:
According to the collector, Little Big Man was a sub chief under Red Cloud on the Rosebud Reservation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Place:
United States -- South Dakota -- Rosebud Agency.
United States -- South Dakota -- Rosebud Indian Reservation.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 LBM-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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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 / Dakota
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Takzi drawings

Creator:
Takzi, b. ca. 1862  Search this
Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
5 Drawings (graphite, crayon, and ink on cardboard and paper, 11 x 29 cm.-27 x 36 cm.)
Container:
Box 11
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1884
Scope and Contents:
Four drawings on cardboard with scenes of hunting, warfare, and mounted warriors, plus one leaf with partial copy of a drawing on each side, probably produced for publication (NAA INV 08746400).

One of the drawings was removed from a brittle substrate; see conservation files for more information.

NAA INV 08746400 is a copy of NAA INV 08742200 done by an anonymous copyist and is filed with a set of otherwise unidentified American Indian drawings also in MS 2372, Box 11. The identification of this drawing as a copy of a drawing by Takzi was made by Candace Greene.
Biographical / Historical:
Albert S. Gatschet was educated in his native Switzerland and in Germany (University of Bern; University of Berlin, Ph.D., 1892). Early in his career he pursued antiquarian research in European museums and wrote scientific articles. Among his projects was the study of the etymology of place names in Switzerland. After coming to the United States in 1869, he worked on the American Indian vocabularies collected by Oscar Loew of the United State Geographical Survey West of the 100th Meridian (Wheeler Survey); and eventually he was employed as an ethnologist with the United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Regions (Powell Survey). He joined the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology when it was founded in 1879 and continued there until he retired in 1905.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Place:
United States -- Indian Territory -- Anadarko.
United States -- Oklahoma -- Anadarko.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 Takzi-000
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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 / Unidentified Drawing and Picture Writing / 5 Drawings
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
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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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Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies

Creator:
Ivanoff, Stephen ?  Search this
Extent:
130 Items (ca. 130 drawings)
Culture:
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Hunting  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Sleds  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaska -- Animal husbandry  Search this
Eskimo -- Alaskan -- Ceremonies  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
ca. 1890-1900
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 260,447
Local Note:
For comments and corrections on this set of drawings (especially those published in George Phebus' book) cf. National Anthropological Archives Correspondence File, June, 1976; Arthur O. Roberts letter of April 2, 1976 to W. Sturtevant forwarded to National Anthropological Archives, June 1976.
Graphite, ink, crayon and watercolor on paper.
Provenance:
Found summer, 1967 in Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology storage; transmitted to National Anthropological Archives by George Phebus, Processing Lab, February, 1972. (Catalog Number 260,447, Accession Number 51,115, transferred from U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Education, January 27, 1910.)
Topic:
Hunting -- Eskimo  Search this
Games -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 260,447, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS260447
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38d90318d-5271-4e31-818c-5ce34ae642b2
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms260447
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Jesse Walter Fewkes photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde National Park

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Publisher:
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company  Search this
Photographer:
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935  Search this
Extent:
45 Prints (silver gelatin and photostat)
3 sketches on graph paper
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Maps
Drawings
Place:
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1919-1921
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs, drawings, and maps relating to Jesse Walter Fewkes' excavations in Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Photographs depict the ruins and paths through the park before and after excavation and repair. There are also original photographs by George L. Beam made for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Some of the drawings are original illustrations for Fewkes' publications.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850‐1930) was a naturalist, anthropologist, and archeologist who served as chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1918 to 1928. Fewkes received a Ph.D. in marine zoology from Harvard in 1877, and was curator of lower invertebrates at the Museum of Comparative Zoology until 1887. Some of his research focuses on the culture and history of the Pueblo Indians, an interest he developed while on a collecting trip in the western United States. In 1891, Fewkes became director of the Hemenway Southwestern Archeological Expedition and editor of the Journal of American Archeology and Ethnology. Embarking on various archeological explorations for the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1895, he conducted excavations in the Southwest, the West Indies, and Florida. During the summers of 1908‐1909, 1915‐1916, and 1918-1922, Fewkes worked almost exclusively on excavations and repairs of ruins in Mesa Verde National Park.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 30
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Fewkes photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4321, Photo Lot 1, and Photo Lot 86 (negatives).
The National Anthropological Archives also holds Fewkesʹs field notes and papers (MS 4408).
Correspondence from Fewkes held in the National Anthropological Archives in the George L. Beam papers (MS 4517), the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. papers, the Anthropological Society of Washington records (MS 4821), the Herbert William Krieger papers, the J.C. Pilling papers, the Walter Hough Papers (in the records of the Department of Anthropology), and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
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Jesse Walter Fewkes photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde National Park, circa 1919-1921
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Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Maps
Drawings
Citation:
Photo lot 30, Jesse Walter Fewkes photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde National Park, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.30
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Jesse Walter Fewkes photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde National Park
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39c68ccb1-ab10-4b5e-8613-3ffb70a55ee9
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Extent:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Iowa  Search this
Chiwere  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Oto  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Osage  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Dhegiha Indians  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Tututni (Tutuni)  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Siletz  Search this
Coos (Kusan)  Search this
Yaquina (Yakwina)  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 -- Southeast  Search this
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Chasta Costa (Chastacosta)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Place:
Siletz Indian Reservation (Or.)
Date:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Summary:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains James O. Dorsey's research and writings as a BAE ethnologist, as well as his earlier work as a missionary among the Ponca. The vast majority of the collection pertains to his research on Siouan-Catawban languages, including the Dakota and Dhegiha languages, Chiwere, Winnebago, Mandan, Hidatsa, Tutelo, Biloxi, and Catawba. His research on Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan languages from his field work at Siletz Reservation are also present, as well as some notes on the Caddoan languages. Dorsey's research files include linguistic and ethnological field notes, reading notes, stories and myths, vocabularies, drawings, and unpublished and published manuscripts. The collection also contains Omaha, Ponca, Quapaw, and Biloxi dictionaries that he compiled and materials relating to his work editing Steven Riggs' Dakota-English Dictionary. Additional noteworthy materials in the collection are Teton texts and drawings from George Bushotter and drawings by Stephen Stubbs (Kansa), Pahaule-gagli (Kansa), and George Miller (Omaha). The collection also contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and his collection of reprints.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 6 series: 1) Siouan; 2) Siletz Reservation; 3) Caddoan; 4) General Correspondence; 5) Personal Papers; 6) Miscellaneous & Reprints.
Biographical Note:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.

Dorsey was born on October 31, 1848 in Baltimore, Maryland. He exhibited a talent for languages at an early age. At age 6 he learned the Hebrew alphabet and was able to read the language at age 10. In 1867 Dorsey attended the Theological Seminary of Virginia and was ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1871. In May of that year, Dorsey traveled to the Dakota Territory to serve as a missionary among the Ponca. Plagued by ill health, Dorsey was forced to end his missionary work in August 1873. By that time, however, he had learned the Ponca language well enough to converse with members of the tribe without an interpreter.

Dorsey returned to Maryland and engaged in parish work while continuing his studies of Siouan languages. His linguistic talents and knowledge of these languages attracted the attention of Major John Wesley Powell. Powell arranged for Dorsey to work among the Omaha in Nebraska from 1878 to 1880 to collect linguistic and ethnological notes. When the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) was established in 1879, Powell recruited Dorsey to join the staff.

As an ethnologist for the BAE, Dorsey continued his research on Siouan tribes. His studies focused on languages but also included Siouan personal names, folklore, social organization, religion, beliefs, and customs. He conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada (1882); the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory (1883-1884); the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (1892); and again with the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission (1894). He also worked with Native Americans that visited DC, including George Bushotter (Teton), Philip Longtail (Winnebago), Samuel Fremont (Omaha), and Little Standing Buffalo (Ponca). He also spent time at Siletz Reservation in 1884 to collect linguistic notes on the Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan stocks.

In addition to his research, Dorsey helped found the American Folklore Society and served as the first vice-president of the association. He also served as vice-president of Section H of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

At the age of 47, Dorsey died of typhoid fever on February 4, 1895.

Sources Consulted

1st-16th Annual Reports of the Bureau of American Ethnology. 1881-1897.

Hewitt, J.N.B. 1895. "James Owen Dorsey" American Anthropologist A8, 180-183.

McGee, W.J. 1895. "In Memoriam." Journal of American Folklore 8(28): 79-80.

1848 -- Born on October 31 in Baltimore, Maryland.

1871 -- Ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

1871-1873 -- Served as a missionary among the Ponca in Dakota Territory.

1878-1880 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Omaha in Nebraska.

1879 -- Joined the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology.

1882 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada.

1883-1884 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory.

1887 -- Worked with George Bushotter to record information regarding the language and culture of the Dakota.

1884 -- Conducted fieldwork at Siletz Reservation.

1892 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.

1894 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission in Indian Territory.

1895 -- Died of typhoid fever on February 4th at the age of 47.
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Topic:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Shahaptian languages  Search this
Yakonan languages  Search this
Athapascan languages  Search this
Kusan languages  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Siouan languages  Search this
Dhegiha language  Search this
Siuslaw Indians  Search this
Hidatsa language  Search this
Omaha language  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Catawba language  Search this
Biloxi language  Search this
Caddoan languages  Search this
Osage language  Search this
Alsea language  Search this
Kansa language  Search this
Mandan language  Search this
Chastacosta language  Search this
Coquille language  Search this
Tutelo language  Search this
Winnebago language  Search this
Siuslaw language  Search this
Takelma language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4800
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National Anthropological Archives
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Pencil drawing by George Bushotter with caption "49. Illustration"

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Drawings (visual works)
Container:
Box 9, Item 106
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings (visual works)
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Seems to portray plum-pit gambling counters, but does not seem to be related to Bushotter's 49th text.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3157e5c56-7a9f-4b06-8433-c071d5739e85
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George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Drawings ((9 leaves), graphite and colored pencil, 21 x 22 cm.-29 x 46 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Ten drawings on nine leaves. Illustrations of figures and materials relating to the Sun Dance, Ghost Lodge, and Heyoka.
Biographical / Historical:
George Bushotter (1864-1892), or Oteri, was a Teton Lakota born in Dakota Territory to a Yankton man and his wife Grey Whirlwind, a Minneconjou Lakota. Raised to be a warrior, Bushotter nevertheless left to study at the Hampton Institute in Virginia from 1878-1881. He entered the Theological Seminary of Virginia in 1885 to become a minister, but his inadequate knowledge of English made the study of Latin and Greek incredibly difficult for him. At the advice of the faculty, Bushotter left the seminary in 1887. While at Hampton, he met Rev. James Owen Dorsey and recognized the potential in working with him to complete ethnographic studies, and worked with the BAE for approximately ten months in 1887. His primary contributions were in the comparative linguistics of Teton Lakota, writing myths and other texts in Lakota, and assisting Dorsey in creating the synonomy of Lakota tribal names that formed a major part of what was to become the Handbook of North American Indians North of Mexico. For more information on George Bushotter, see American Indian Intellectuals, ed. Margot Liberty, 1978.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.1.1.3) [105]
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Local Note:
Old number 932 (part), changed to 1466
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 000
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / Drawings by George Bushotter to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ce865717-2bc0-4fe9-92d2-1920a95e87f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1780
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George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
46 Drawings (graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, and ink, 16 x 21 cm.-21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Consists of 46 drawings. Includes captions and notes by Dorsey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: 190-191
Local Note:
Old number 1466 (part).
Candace Greene identified INV 08728500-08729200 as drawings possibly by George Miller, which are part of 4800: 191.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 000
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Habitations and other structures -- Tents -- Omaha  Search this
Clothing -- robes -- Omaha  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b52e8547-bfd4-47b8-a38f-7803ef6f3b68
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1781
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Pahaule-gagli drawing of battle ca. 1868 between Kansas and Cheyennes at near Fort Larned, Kansas

Creator:
Pahaule-gagli.  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, 26 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Inscription reads "Battle Betw[een] Kanza and Cheyennes abt 1868 near Ft Larned on Pawnee Fork of Arkansas R."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08724400

NAA MS.4800: 248 [part]
Album Information:
MS 4800-248-PG
Related Materials:
See also "Stephen Stubbs drawings of Kansa warfare and tipi camp, ca. 1882," part of Manuscript 4800 Dorsey Papers: Kansa (3.2.2) [248].
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Topic:
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / Drawings in pencil and water colors by Stephen Stubbs and Pahaule-gagli
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1783

George Miller drawing of Little Chief's father's tipi painted with stripes

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 16 x 21 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Drawing depicts the tipi of the father of Little Chief, or Jin-Ga' Ga-Hi-Ge, who made the tipi. The tipi is decorated with stripes that represent roads.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08724700

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 001
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
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National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1784

George Miller drawing of Old Big Elk's tipi, painted with pictures of steam boats

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 17 x 21 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Inscription reads "Old Big Elk's Tent. The steam-boats he saw when he went to Washington and saw the white people there for the first time. To show that the White people acknowledged him as a great chief."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08724800

OPPS NEG.98-10213

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Local Note:
Originally referred to as "Old Oak's tipi" in title. Corrected 9/10/2012.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 002
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38b192f6f-8c8a-40d8-8895-454133684dcf
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1785

George Miller drawing of painted tipi of of Hupeca, Sr., and Agaha-Wacuce

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, mounted on ruled paper, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Tipi painted with rust-colored circle at top, zigzag lines, bear's pawprints on blue background, and gray at bottom.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08724900

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 003
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39e44622d-d443-4d38-b2bc-638f5d1e82e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1786

George Miller drawing of tipi of Nikucibca, painted with rainbow

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and watercolor, mounted on ruled paper, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Tipi painted with rainbow and dots at the top.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725000

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 004
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39eb1467e-c541-4112-a5dc-aa39ce5c7177
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1787

George Miller drawing of tipi of Pazhachuta, with red and blue striped banners flanking door

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Owner alternately identified as Pejequta. Inscribed on verso "Rev. J. Owen Dorsey"
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725100

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 005
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36cb19042-ce52-450c-83bd-e89b42c7331a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1788

George Miller drawing of painted tipi of Mazi-Jinga (Man in the Sun)

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and watercolor, mounted on ruled paper, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Tipi painted with blue on bottom, human representation in red circular design on top.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725200

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 006
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3385f7818-542c-41cc-bed4-d7de485aaaea
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1789

George Miller drawing of tipi of Heqaga painted with images of sacred pipes

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 16 x 21 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Tipi painted with two sacred pipes on each side.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725300

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 007
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f71e2f6a-1dc6-4b60-88aa-78d71fbbf950
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1790
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George Miller drawing of tipi of Kaxe-Canba's father, painted with image of bear emerging from hole

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, mounted on ruled paper, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725400

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 008
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw338da0e13-6bd8-41d9-bdfb-4f1aa2e0913a
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1791

George Miller drawing of his ornamented blanket

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and watercolor, mounted on ruled paper, 21 x 33 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Depicts ornamented blanket with orange border and four circles with zigzag lines coming from bottom. Inscription reads "George Miller's personal mystery decoration, furnished by himself." Signed "George Miller."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725500

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 009
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3da061f78-d95a-41a1-ac9a-15ce4c4ceb09
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1792

George Miller drawing of his ornamented blanket

Creator:
Miller, George (Omaha)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (watercolor and ink, 20 x 26 cm.)
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Depicts blanket with blue border and four orange circles with zigzag lines coming from bottom. Inscription reads "Decoration of white blanket of Geo. Miller of Ictasanda gens of Omaha tribe. Drawn in Washington."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08725600

NAA MS.4800: 190
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-190 010
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha / George Miller drawings of Omaha tents and robes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw373bcd424-0b68-459c-9ef3-b5e21543b95f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1793

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