MS 3411 Truman Michelson field notes on Cree at James Bay and Hudson Bay
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3411
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Etherington, William
Fletcher, John
Lutet, Stanley
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
Sutherland, David, circa 1875-
Dates:
1936
Languages:
In East
Cree
, Eastern Swampy
Cree
, and
English
.
Physical Description:
193 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Notebook (labelled "1936 IV") containing linguistic and ethnological notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson during his research on the Cree at James Bay and Hudson Bay in Canada in 1936. Includes Fort George, Attawapiskat, and Weenusk Cree phonetic texts; English translations of Attawapiskat and Weenusk Cree syllabic texts in MS 3417; and an English translation of a Moose Cree syllabic text in MS 3413. Also notes on kinship and kinship terms in Attawapiskat, Weenusk, Albany, and Moose Cree; general Weenusk Cree vocabulary; dialects spoken by other Cree; Attawapiskat and Weenusk land boundaries; anthropometric measurements of Weenusk Cree; and index cards with Weenusk Cree linguistic notes. People that Michelson worked with include William Etherington(?); David Sutherland; Stanley Lutet (or Loutet); John Fletcher; Harvey Smallboy; and William Allan.

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 3411

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Texts 1936" 6/5/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3411, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
See Manuscript 3417 for associated Attawapiskat and Weenusk Cree syllabic texts and Manuscript 3413 for associated Moose Cree syllabic text.

Keywords
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anthropometry Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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James Bay (Nunavut) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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