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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Scott, Thomas
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Dates:
undated
Size:
115 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1892
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains two texts on mortuary rites in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. The English translated titles are "When there is an adoption" and "Ghost Feast." These are accompanied by a notebook containing phonetic transcriptions by Tom Scott and Harry Lincoln and English translations by Truman Michelson. On the last page are g...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
75 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1971
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Five notebooks containing texts handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary and a phonetic transcription on mortuary customs and observances. A sixth notebook contains English translations, as well as anthropometric measurements of Joseph Murdock and his daughter, Rose. Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo that resided in Oklahoma, frequently assisted Michelson in hi...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1922
Size:
75 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1854
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Undated notebook containing anthropometric measurements and notes on the linguistics and ethnology of the Potawatomi and Ojibwa, collected by Truman Michelson in Wisconsin. According to Explorations and Field Work, Smithsonian Institution (Pub. 2711), Michelson traveled to Wisconsin to conduct research on the Potawatomi near Arpin and the Ojibwa ne...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Poweshiek, Horace
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
1924
Size:
21 Items (0.21 linear feet (1 box))
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1859
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection contains two Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by Alfred Kiyana; English translations by Horace Poweshiek; phonetic text by Truman Michelson of one of the stories; and Michelson's linguistic notes. The titles of the stories are "The person who the months blessed" and "The one who knew how to use things." Michelson's phonetic text is of t...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
75 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1830
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing linguistic, ethnological, and anthropometric notes on the Chippewa collected by Truman Michelson in L'Anse and Baraga in Michigan. His notes include Chippewa words and phrases with glosses in English, stories, and anthropometric measurements.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Items (0.42 linear feet (588 pages))
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1834
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Autobiography handwritten by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary in three notebooks, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The collection also contains an English translation of the autobiography by Ida Poweshiek, handwritten in 7 notebooks.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1925 August
Size:
1 Notebook (98 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1853
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson traveled to Odanah, Wisconsin on August 21, 1925 to study the Ojibwa. These notes, collected by Michelson at that time, cover the physical anthropology, linguistics, and ethnology of the Ojibwa. The notes include anthropometric measurements, notes on gentes, stories, and Ojibwa terms and phrases with English glosses

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Rowlodge, Jesse, circa 1884-1974
Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Notebook (99 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1791
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes collected by Truman Michelson from Jesse Rowlodge on Southern Arapaho linguistics, ethnology, and mythology. Primarily Arapaho terms and phrases with English glosses. On page 67 is text dictated by Rowlodge on Arapaho migration across the Missouri River. The text is in Arapaho with both interlinear and free translations in English. There are ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1923
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1320
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

According to Explorations and Field Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1923 (Pub. 2752), Truman Michelson travelled to St. John's in Newfoundland and Labrador in June 1923 where he made cranial measurements of four Beothuk skulls. These undated notes, most likely from that work, consist of Michelson's measurements of the skulls of a Beothuk chi...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1404
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Short Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text, with partial interlinear translation in English, obtained by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Titled "When I went over to see," the text is on joking between Harry Lincoln and Paiyoki. The text is handwritten by Paiyoki or Lincoln.