MS 4930 Creek texts, with English titles and occasional English translations by John R. Swanton

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4930
Creators:
Gouge, Earnest, approximately 1865-1955
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
1906-1930
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
173 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also includes Autograph document by Swanton. 17 pages. Typed copies of texts. 129 pages. (numbered 26-30, 32-33, 35-119, 130, 137-173.)
Scope and Contents
Contents (original texts): "The Three Brothers," pages 1-11 (English translation by Swanton, 10 pages.); "Another Hunter," pages 12-18; "Tug of War of the Tie-Snakes and visit in North Country," pages 19-25 (English translation by Swanton, 6 pages); untitled text, pages 26-30; "The Stork Father," page 31 (English translation by Swanton, 1 page); untitled texts, pages 32-49; "Turtle and Wolf," pages 50-52; untitled texts, pages 53-119; "The Deer Hunter," pages 120-130; "The Big Lizard," pages 131-136; untitled text, pages 137-142; "Wolf and Deer," pages 143-160; "The Cannibal Carries Off the Woman (The Pleiades)," pages 161-173.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Swanton worked with the Creek in Oklahoma between 1906 and 1930, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 28, page 13; AR 32, page 18; AR 33, page 18; AR 35, page 18; AR 37, pages 10-11; AR 41, page 105, and AR 47, page 2.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4930

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph document

Other Title
Other Title
The Three Brothers
Other Title
Another Hunter
Other Title
Tug of War of the Tie-Snakes and visit in North Country
Other Title
The Stork Father
Other Title
Turtle and Wolf
Other Title
The Deer Hunter
Other Title
The Big Lizard
Other Title
Wolf and Deer
Other Title
The Cannibal Carries Off the Woman (The Pleiades)

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4930, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Creek Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muskogee (Creek) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Creek Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States 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/