MS 39-b Making Medicine book of drawings
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS39B
Creators:
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931
Fox, George W., 1853-1886
Dates:
ca. 1875-1878
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
disbound volume of 21 drawings (22 leaves
graphite, colored pencil, and crayon
22 x 29 centimeters
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Drawings in an artists sketchbook, now disbound, including scenes of hunting, life at Fort Marion, wagons, trains and Indian camp life. Drawings lettered A-U, and individually captioned by George Fox. Inside the front cover the words "Drawn by" and "Cheyenne" are in handwriting of George Fox; the name, "Making Medicine", was written by the artist himself. Includes original letter from Fox (n.d.) and letter of transmittal from the donor Mrs. Burnside (October 1923).

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
On microfilm negative reel 32.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Burnside, S. Mrs.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 39B
OPPS NEG 55,047-55,068

Local Note
Local Note
A similar book of drawings by Making Medicine containing some of the same scenes and dated July 1876 is in the collection of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City.

Place
Place
United States Florida Fort Marion.

Album Information
Album Information
MS 39B 000

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Citation
Manuscript 39B, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collected by George W. Fox, interpreter at Ft. Marion, Fla. from 1875 to March 1877. Presented by him to his cousin Samuel M. Grice, and donated to the Bureau of American Ethnology by the latter's sister, Mrs. S. H. Burnside, Wichita Falls, Texas, October 17, 1923.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Cheyenne Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture 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/