MS 4815 Dakota medallion belonging to J. Owen Dorsey

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4815
Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
dated 1872
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes Autograph letter signed from Matthew W. Stirling to John P. Harrington. No date, 1 slip. Typescript letter signed from Harrington to Stirling. No date, 1 slip. Correspondence includes the meaning of the Dakota inscription "Okodakiciye Wakan Oceti Xakowin," Church of the Seven Council Fires [the Dakota]. The medallion was formerly in the possession of J. Owen Dorsey. See also photo of medallion, filed Dak. negative number 48,408.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4815
OPPS NEG 48408

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4815, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Letter concerning Dakota medallion."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dakota -- Eastern -- medallion Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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