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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.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Item (6 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1329
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. These notes contain information from Murdock and include phonetic transcriptions of vocabulary, a list of gentes, and some personal names.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1922 August 29-September
Size:
50 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1635
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notepad containing Truman Michelson's Ottawa and Munsee linguistic and ethnological notes. In pencil in writing tablet as follows: pages [1-21]. Ottawa. Michigan. August 29- September, 1922. (23 pages, total; 2 pages written on backs.) pages [22-23]. Munsee. Moraviantown Reserve, Canada. September, 1922. pages [33-45]. Munsee. Six Nations Reserve, ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
1929
Size:
185 Items (ca. 185 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1335
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This collection contains an assortment of Kickapoo lingustic notes, ethnographic notes, and stories that Michelson obtained from Murdock. To...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Abraham, Alice
Dates:
1929, 1967
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1772
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This collection contains legends in Kickapoo syllabary collected by Michelson from Murdock. The collection also partial interlineal English ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Switch, Charley
Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Notebook (20 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1774
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shawnee linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson, most likely during his fieldwork in Oklahoma. The notes may be from Michelson's work with Charley Switch, whose name appears on the top of the first page. Notes consist of Shawnee terms and phrases with English glosses.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page (4 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1318A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos recorded by Truman Michelson in Labrador and Nain in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1314
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A diagrammatic list of Meskwaki (Fox) expressions, in phonetic text, giving "Meskwaki tiers of earth", numbered 1,2,3,4, and "sky divisions", numbered 5,4,3,2,1. Includes glosses and notes. Information collected from Alfred Kiyana.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Ricard, Frank
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1936
Size:
1 Notebook (147 pages) and 66 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection of Moose Cree and Albany Cree notes and texts compiled through Truman Michelson's work with Frank Ricard; William Allan; Harvey Smallboy; Simon Smallboy, brother of Harvey Smallboy; and Patrick Steven. A notebook, labelled "1936 II,"contains English translations and phonetic transcriptions of Moose Cree and Albany Cree syllabic texts in ...