MS 1834 Autobiography of a Fox man by Alfred Kiyana
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1834
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In Meskwaki (Fox) and English.
Physical Description:
10 Items
0.42 linear feet (588 pages)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Autobiography handwritten by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary in three notebooks, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The collection also contains an English translation of the autobiography by Ida Poweshiek, handwritten in 7 notebooks.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Alfred Kiyana (1877-1918) was one of the most prolific and accomplished Meskwaki (Fox) writers that assisted Truman Michelson in his research on the language.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1834

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1834, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fox language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tama (Iowa) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Autobiographies Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/