National Anthropological Archives

MS 3188-b Truman Michelson notes on Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho story

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3188B
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Haag, Mack
Dates:
1930 June
Languages:
In
Cheyenne
,
Arapaho
, and
English
.
Physical Description:
74 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Handwritten Cheyenne linguistic and ethnographic notes and anthropometric data collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Much of the information is from his work with Mack Haag. The materials include vocabulary and notes on grammar and phonetics; a short story in Arapaho about spider with an interlineal English translation; notes on Cheyenne family and kinship relationships, marriage, divorce, adultery, illegitimacy, incest, pregnancy, death, etc.; and anthropometrical data on 22 Cheyenne adult males, identified by name and age.

Administration
Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3188-b

Local Note
Local Note
Citation corrected from 3188 (part) to 3188-b on 2/28/12.
Local Note
Title changed from "Miscellaneous notes June 9, 11, 13, 1930" 5/22/2014.
Local Note
Place supplied from 47th Annual Report of Bureau of American Ethnology, page 2.

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Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3188-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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