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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Creators:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)
Des Grange, Jane
Dates:
1800-1978
Size:
19 Cubic feet (50 boxes, 7 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0466
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A wide range of dated ephemeral material collected by Gladys Reid Holton covering the period circa 1800 to circa 1978.

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MS 2790 Fox story by Maggie Morgan of the man whose father was the sun
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Morgan, Maggie
Dates:
undated
Size:
42 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2790
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) story "He whose father was the sun" handwritten in Meskwaki syllabic text by Maggie Morgan.

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MS 1971 Texts on Kickapoo mortuary customs and observances collected by Truman Michelson
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 his Kickapoo research …

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MS 2026 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana and two English texts by Ida Poweshiek
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Poweshiek, Ida
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
1924, undated
Size:
103 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2026
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on the one who made the fire spirit, with an English translation by Ida (Snow Ball) Poweshiek. There is also a second English text by Poweshiek, titled "The story about the Indian who liked to revenge his enemies a long time ago, and …

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MS 2711 Fox story of Fox and Wolf by Jonas Poweshiek
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Poweshiek, Jonas
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2711
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Fox and Wolf handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Jonas Poweshiek, with a phonetic transcription and linguistic notes by Truman Michelson.

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MS 3341 Autobiographies of two Kiowa women collected by Truman Michelson
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1932 June
Size:
25 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3341
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing autobiographies of two Kiowa women handwritten in English by Truman Michelson. The two women, ages 72 and 73, recount memories from their childhood and their marriages. Topics include childhood amuseuments, being vaccinated for smallpox, adultery, and interpersonal relationships between relatives.

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MS 2656 Three Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2656
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago …

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MS 2800 Three Micmac stories by Chief Nicholas Jerome
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Jerome, Nicholas, Chief
Dates:
1910
Size:
89 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three Micmac stories handwritten in English by Chief Nicholas Jerome. These were collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Micmac of Restigouche, Canada in 1910. The stories are: "The wejiboque," "The man who married the beaver," and "The man who married among the giants."

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MS 3219 Northern Cheyenne stories and anthropometrical measurements collected by Truman Michelson
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Black Horse, Ruben, circa 1855-
High Walker, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
Black Crane, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
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Dates:
1931 August
Size:
105 Pages (1 card)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3219
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing notes from Truman Michelson's research at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. One notebook contains anthropometric measurements of approximately 115 Cheyennes, identified by name, age, and tribal lineage. The second notebook contains stories by Ruben Black Horse, Mrs. High Walker, and Mrs. Black Crane, handwritten in English. William …

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MS 2499 Fox text by Sam Peters of a conversation
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
39 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2499
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A conversation handwritten by Sam Peters in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. No English translation.

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