MS 2640 Fox text and translation that accompanied a wooden figure collected by Truman Michelson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2640
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In Meskwaki (Fox) and English.
Physical Description:
33 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Handwritten text by an unidentified writer in Meskwaki(Fox) syllabary with an English translation. Titled "The man who was blessed by a manitou by giving him a manitou wooden figure," the text and translation originally accompanied a wooden doll purchased from Mrs. Paquene (according to Ives Goddard, Mrs. Buck Green). These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.
Author
Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2640

Local Note
Local Note
Title updated from "Ethnology" 3/27/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2640, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
The wooden figurine is at the National Museum of American Indian.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Medicine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts 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/