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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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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
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1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2795
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typed note stating that Beothuk is not extinct, with the contact information of Dr. H. Addy, the "best authority on them." It appears that this note may have been extracted from a 1914 letter from Lousiana. Handwritten by Truman Michelson at the bottom of the slip of paper is a Cree, Delaware, and Ojibwa cognate set and "Rev. W.C. Gaynor of St. Ben...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
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49 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2691
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's handwritten linguistic notes with paradigms (some extracted from the literature) for the following languages: Montagnais, Menominee, Meskwaki (Fox), Cree, Natick, Ojibwa, Passamaquoddy, and Shawnee.

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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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Jones, William, 1871-1909
Syrette, Marie
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1916
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4384
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typed page proofs of "Nanabushu swallowed by the Sturgeon" in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwa) with English translation. The story was collected by William Jones (1971-1909) from Marie Syrette (originally from Lake Nipigon) at Fort William, Ontario, sometime during 1903-1905. The texts were sent in 1916 to Truman Michelson, who was preparing the Ojibwa st...

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
1908-1931
Size:
63 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4199
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: "The Magic Dogs." Chitimacha text with interlinear literal English translation and interlinear running English translation. Autograph document. 46 pages. Text with interlinear English translation . Typescript document with A. notations. 7 pages. "Story of u-st' upu." Chitimacha text. Autograph document. 1 page. Chitimacha text with interl...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
144 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Alfred Kiyana on Snail dance, with English translation by Truman Michelson and an unidentified writer. There are also 12 pages of vocabulary notes on the Meskwaki texts in the same unidentified hand. Story and notes collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Hester, Agnes
Hester, Sydney
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Dates:
1936
Size:
86 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3417
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook (labelled "1936 III") containing Albany Cree syllabic texts; Attawapiskat Cree syllabic texts; Weenusk Cree syllabic text; mixed Moose Cree and Rupert House Cree phonetic transcription of a syllabic text in Manuscript 3397; another version of the same text in Rupert House syllabary; and Albany Cree kinship terms. Truman Michelson obtained ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Steven, Charles
Dates:
1936
Size:
2 Notebooks (45 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3416
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing Rupert House Cree stories by Charles Steven. The first notebook contains the stories written in Rupert House Cree syllabary, while the second notebook contains handwritten English translations.

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Chamberlain, Montague
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Paul, James
Paul, Mary
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Dates:
1880
Size:
112 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes letter of transmittal. St John, New Brunswick. December 13, 1880. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1877. Includes brief explanatory notes and ethnological remarks, also the text of "Story of the man the Bear gens take their name from," with English ...

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