National Anthropological Archives

MS 1387 Letter to William John McGee

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1387
Creators:
Allison, Edwin Henry, 1847-1919
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Dates:
1897
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Page
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Transmits small stone "idol" [tunkan--RDM] given to Allison in 1881 by the Hunkpapa chief, Black Moon.

Administration
Custodial History
No accession record found (1955) in U.S. National Museum under "Allison."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1387

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph letter signed

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1387, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Amulets and fetishes -- Dakota Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Moon, Dakota Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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