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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Billy, Baptiste
Billiot, Billy
Verdine, Yeet
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Dates:
May, 1907
Size:
163 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4201
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: census of Indian families in several Louisiana towns, pages 2 and 200; Houma vocabulary, pages 3, 198, and 4; Alibamu belt design, page 8; Hitchiti and Creek stories, pages 29-33, 172-169; and diagram of "Stomp ground in Greenleaf Mtns. for Natchez and Cherokee," page 58. Diary of May 2-22 [1907] in Louisiana; then proceeds to Indian Terr...

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Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
Mikey, Josiah
Dates:
undated
Size:
29 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4231
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material includes: Note on Biloxi; list of villages where the Biloxi lived; origin legend of Choctaw and Chickasaw; Chickasaw ethnology and linguistics; letter from Josiah Mickey to Dr. Speck; brief stories, etc. and newsclipping, "How Indians catch fish."

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
8 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4234
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Comparative vocabulary, 117 items, in English, Hidatsa, Ofo, Mandan, Dakota, Biloxi, Tutelo, Osage and (a few) Winnebago. 3 pages. Comparison of 24 words: English, Catawba, Ofo, Tutelo, Dakota and Quapaw. 1 slip. Synonyms for the name "Ofo". 1 slip. Summary of history of classification of Tutelo, Catawba, and Woccon as Siouan. 1 slip.

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
October 1886 - November 1886
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS933B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

173 entries in printed U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey "Comparative Vocabulary" form. Corrections of entries 92 and 93 by J. Owen Dorsey.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Pierrette, Rosa
Dates:
1908
Size:
1,403 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2455
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes English index to Ofo dictionary. 1908. Typescript document with a. notations. 790 cards.

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Dates:
1877-1880
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Horatio Hale to J. W. Powell. Clinton, Ontario, Canada. April 16, 1877. Autograph letter signed. 4 pages. Same. April 18, 1877. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. Includes brief comparative Dakota-Tutelo vocabulary. Extracts from the previous two letters. No date. Manuscript document. 5 pages. "Remarks on the Tutelo language," by Hale. Cli...

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
1891
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS258
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also 1 page rough notes by Mooney from which the proceeding was prepared, with additional brief notes apparently on Caddo informants , but headed, "Biloxi and Pascagoula".

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
October 24, 1886
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1347
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Announces his discovery of the Biloxi and Tunica languages and encloses brief vocabularies.

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Dates:
1892 July
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Printed in Dorsey and John R. Swanton, "A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages," Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 47.

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