MS 2719 Shawnee notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2719
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Alford, Thomas Wildcat, 1860-1938
Billy, Joe
Nocktonick, Joseph
Dates:
1911
1934
Languages:
Multiple languages
In English and Shawnee.
Physical Description:
177 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Primarily Shawnee linguistic notes and texts with some ethnographic notes collected by Truman Michelson. A large portion of the materials were collected during Michelson's fieldwork among the Absentee Shawnee in Oklahoma in 1911. Michelson obtained ethnographic information and stories from Joe Billy, while Thomas Alford provided linguistic information and served as one of the interpreters for Billy. Also in MS 2719 are Shawnee stories in English that Joseph Nocktonick of Shawnee, Oklahoma, sent to the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1934.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2719

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Ethnology; linguistics; texts, etc" 4/16/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2719, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shawnee language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linguistics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology 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
Vocabulary Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shawnee 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
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