MS 2560 Field notes on Arapaho and Gros Ventre culture and Arapahoan languages

Collection ID:
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
Gros Ventre
Physical Description:
29 Notebooks

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Original field notebooks from work among the Southern Arapaho in Oklahoma Territory and the Gros Ventre (Atsina) in Montana. Contains extensive language material and notes on culture, including notes on acquisition of material culture now in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to language material on Arapaho and Gros Ventre, there are notes on two other Arapahoan languages, Besawunena and Nawathinehena (see Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 13, pp. 74-76.) Also 120 pages on Arapaho dialects and five copies of relevant letters regarding transfer of the material.

Custodial History
Received in 1914 as a donation from Alfred L. Kroeber together with Manuscript 2622, a set of card slips.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2560

Local Note
Local Note
Collection previously titled "Grammatical sketch of the Arapaho language and of the Gros Ventres; Arapaho dialects 1916-1920." Title revised October 12, 2011.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 2560a Arapaho and Manuscript 2560b Gros Ventre, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inunaina (Arapaho) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A'aninin (Gros Ventre) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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