National Anthropological Archives

MS 2985 Fox story of Red Leggins collected by Truman Michelson

Summary

Collection ID:
NAA.MS2985
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Tesson, Joe, Jr.
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Languages:
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
86 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Story of Red Leggins handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with an English paraphrase by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.The author of the story was originally identified as Bill Leaf, but the Meskwaki text is not in his hand. The writer may be Joe Tesson, Jr.

Administration

Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.

Digital Content


Using the Collection

Citation
Manuscript 2985, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers

Local Numbers
NAA MS 2985

Local Note

Local Note
Title changed from "Red Leggins Legend" 4/30/2014.


Keywords

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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fox language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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