National Anthropological Archives

MS 2743 Missouri Sauk and Potawatomi notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2743
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Hale, Joe
Wap, John
Wap, Jesse
Dates:
1917
Languages:
In
English
and Potawatomi, with a few phrases in
Sauk
.
Physical Description:
74 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Truman Michelson's linguistic and ethnographic notes on the Missouri Sauk and Potawatomi. The majority of the materials are from his work among the Potawatomi in Kansas. Michelson worked closely with Joe Hale, who also served as an interpreter. Among the Potawatomi notes are stories in English about Wisaka (Wisakea). The Sauk notes are primarily ethnographic and from his work with John Wap and Jesse Wap.

Administration
Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2743, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2743

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Linguistics; ethnology 1917" 4/25/2014.


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sauk language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potawatomi language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linguistics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potawatomi Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sauk Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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