MS 3359 Cards used in the preparation of the Sign Language film during the summer of 1934

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3359
Creators:
Bull Head, (Blackfeet chief)
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 Boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also contains duplicates and miscellaneous cards. Not in alphabetical order. These cards attempt to give the meaning of the sign- a sort of etymology of explanation of how it came to be, but no descriptions of signs are given. (MCB, 5/66).

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Film: "July 11, 1934. Smithsonian Institution. Richard Sanderville, Chief Bull, Sign Talker. Paul D. Hellyer, Camera, J. G. Carter, [Director ?]" 11 reels negative, 1 reel positive nitrate film transferred to U. S. National Archives, 1960; converted to safety film; available for consultation in Moving Pictures Division, U. S. N. A.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3359

Local Note
Local Note
Cards are in handwriting of General H. L. Scott. Recorded from (?) Richard Sanderville, a Blackfoot Indian.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3359, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sign language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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