MS 2811 Cheyenne stories and historical accounts collected by Truman Michelson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2811
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
She-Bear, circa 1842-
White Bull, circa 1835-
White Eagle, circa 1853-
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Duster, Albert, circa 1889- (interpreter)
Dates:
1910 August
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
56 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
English texts of Cheyenne stories and historical accounts collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. The stories were provided by She-Bear, White Eagle, and White Bull and translated and written down in English by Albert Duster and William Somers. One of the texts is an account by White Eagle on George Custer and battles during the Great Sioux War. Also includes information about the storytellers and Somers and some ethnological notes.

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 2811

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2811, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cheyenne Indians -- Wars Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cheyenne Indians -- History Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876 Personal Name 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/