MS 1909 Letters received by James Mooney
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1909
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961
Bowers, George M.
Clark, Benjamin H., 1842-1914
Cleveland, R. E.
Devitt, E. I.
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
Jackson, R. C.
Jones, Alexander Dr.
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Scott, W. L. General
Webber, Mabel L.
Tatum, Lawrie
Day, David
Whatley, L. A.
South Carolina Historical Society
United States. Geological Survey
Dates:
1890-1919
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Portfolio
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Barry, J. Nelson. St Stephen's Parish, Baker City, Oregon. February 22, 1910. 2 pages. Refers to "Wesorts" of southern Maryland. Bowers, George M. United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, D.C. September 20, 1899. 2 pages. Concerning the identity of a "stone-piling fish" in the headwaters of the Tennessee River. Clark, Ben. Fort Reno. Oklahoma. February 5, 1906. 2 pages. Concerning the Mormon massacre of 1857, with a newsclipping of the story. Clark, Ben. Fort Reno, Oklahoma. January 16, 1907. 2 pages. Concerning the movements of certain bands of Nez Perce and Cheyenne Indians. Cleveland, R. E. Anadarko, Oklahoma. January 15, 1904. Autograph letter signed with Manuscript notes for reply signed by Mooney. 1 page. Asking value of a Martin Van Buren peace medal. Devitt, E. I. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. January 7, 1909. 1 page. Concerning the Wesorts of Charles County, Maryland. Grinnell, George Bird. New York, New York. September 7, 1894. 2 pages. Concerning the appearance of the Gros Ventre of the prairie in the northern country. Mention is also made of the Cree names for the Cheyenne. Jackson, R. C. Smithwood, Knox County, Tennessee. August 15, 1890. 3 pages. Concerning life and murder of Cherokee half-blood, Jack Walker. Date of murder given as between 1830 amd 1835.
Scope and Contents
Jones, Dr Alexander. American Journal of Science and Arts, Volume xxvi, pages 189-190, New Haven, 1834. Concerning "American Gypsies" residing on Biloxi Bay, Louisiana. Typed extract by Mooney from above source, 2 pages. Powell, Major John. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. June 28, 1893. 3 pages. Concerning request made to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the Kiowa Indians be permitted to hold their Medicine Dance to enable the Bureau to study it. Scott, W. L. Fort Sill, Oklahoma. May 11, 1893. 4 pages. Concerning Kiowa tribes' concern over the delegation sent to Washington to represent the tribe. South Carolina Historical Society (Mabel L. Webber). Charleston, South Carolina. March 5, 1919. 3 pages. Concerning enclosed list of Cherokee villages and an account of the "Routes and Distances from Fort Prince to Fort Louden." ("The common route" and the "Route over the four and twenty mountains.") Tatum, Lawrie. Springfield. Iowa. April 7, 1896. 19 pages. Concerning Satanta and the story of the part he took in the raids into Texas in 1870. United States Geological Survey (David Day). Washington, D.C. October 7, 1903. 2 pages. Concerning results of analysis of clay particles submitted by James Mooney. Whatley, L. A., Superindendent of State Penitentiaries. Huntsville, Texas. March 3, 1896. 1 page. Concerning the imprisonment, parole, and suicide of Satanta, the Kiowa Chief.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Barry, J. Nelson. St Stephen's Parish, Baker City, Oregon. February 22, 1910. 2 pages. Refers to "Wesorts" of southern Maryland. Negative Microfilm on file on Reel 69.
Existence and Location of Copies
Devitt, E. I. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. January 7, 1909. 1 page. Concerning the Wesorts of Charles County, Maryland. Negative Microfilm on file on Reel 69.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1909

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1909, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
War -- Mormon Massacre Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nez Percé Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Migration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cheyenne Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cree Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, tribal Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Towns, villages and other settlements -- list of Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conoy Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsclippings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A'aninin (Gros Ventre) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roma (People) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiowa Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cree Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wesort Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Piscataway (Conoy) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Romanies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Walker, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Satanta, Kiowa Chief, approximately 1815-1878 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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