MS 2794 Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2794
Creators:
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Papakie, Charlie
Mamasaw, Jim
Tesson, Joe, Jr.
Shapochiwa
Bullard, Jack
Chuck, C.H.
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lasley, Lucy
Leaf, Bill
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Collection is primarily in
Meskwaki
(Fox). There is a rough translation of one story in
English
.
Physical Description:
2.08 Linear feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Large collection of stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The writers include Alfred Kiyana, Jack Bullard, C.H. Chuck, Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf), Joe Tesson Jr., Shapochiwa, Harry Lincoln, Jim Peters, Sam Peters, Charles Papakie, Lucy Lasley, and possibly Jim Mamasaw. The other writers are unidentified. Only a rough English translation of one of the stories is present.

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

Locl Numbers
Locl Numbers
NAA MS 2794-a; NAA MS 2794-b

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2794 a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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