National Anthropological Archives

MS 1971 Texts on Kickapoo mortuary customs and observances collected by Truman Michelson

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1971
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Languages:
In
Kickapoo
and
English
.
Physical Description:
75 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Five notebooks containing texts handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary and a phonetic transcription on mortuary customs and observances. A sixth notebook contains English translations, as well as anthropometric measurements of Joseph Murdock and his daughter, Rose. Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo that resided in Oklahoma, frequently assisted Michelson in his Kickapoo research.

Administration
Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm-University of Michigan- Anthropology 10/52.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1971, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1971


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Funeral rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kickapoo language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kickapoo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Murdock, Joseph Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu