National Anthropological Archives

MS 3190 Three Kickapoo stories collected by Truman Michelson

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3190
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1930
Languages:
In
Kickapoo
.
Physical Description:
44 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Notebook containing three stories handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Michelson labelled the texts as Mexican Kickapoo. Two of the stories are titled "Bill H. Horse story (European)" (pages 1-17) and "The man who was blessed by an owl" (pages 18-47); the third story is untitled. "B.J." is written on the notebook cover, possibly referring to the author of the texts. According to the Bureau of American Ethnology catalog card, the author may be B.J. Johnson.

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
Microfilm- University of Michigan, Anthropology 10/52.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3190, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3190

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Legends summer 1930" 5/27/2014.


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kickapoo language Topical 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
Kickapoo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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