MS 2789 Two Fox stories by Jim Peters, Sam Peters, and an unidentified writer
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2789
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
1929, undated
Languages:
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
96 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts with English translations collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Jim Peters and Sam Peters wrote "Old man who could run fast." An unidentified writer authored "One Indian." Both were translated into English by Ida Poweshiek in 1929. The Meskwaki texts are undated.

Administration
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 2789

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "An old woman who ran fast Legend" 4/30/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2789, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fox language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topical 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
Fox Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/