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MS 2190 Circulars and other material concerning Indians and traces of Indians in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1889-1912
Size:
317 Items (ca. 317 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2190
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virtually all the material consists of responses to a circular sent out in the spring of 1889 under the name of John Wesley Powell as part of an investigation by James Mooney. The circular requested data about 1) place names of Indian origin; 2) archeological remains; 3) individuals and groups of Indian descent; 4) local …

MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
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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Ellis Kerley papers
Creators:
Kerley, Ellis R., 1924-1998
Dates:
1955-1997
Size:
11.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1999-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Ellis Kerley papers document his forensic work both nationally and internationally including his research at the Army Central Identification Lab. In addition to case files relating to his studies of the remains of U.S. servicemen are files relating to the assasination of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy …

MS 2765 Fox text by Joe Peters on religion dance
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Joe
Dates:
undated
Size:
99 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2765
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Joe Peters on religion dance. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

Eduardo Masferre photographs of the Luzon Cordillera
Creators:
Masferré, E. (Eduardo), 1909-1995
Dates:
circa 1934-1956
Size:
152 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Eduardo Masfere documenting the lives and culture of the Igorot (mountain) people, mainly Bontok and Kalinga. There are also a few photographs that relate to the Gaddang, Ifugao, and Kankanai peoples. Many of the photographs are portraits, though others show pipes and tobacco use, basketry and weaving …

MS 2081 Ethnology; legends; linguistics
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
189 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2081
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents include Sun Dance; Tcikusapatag-conjuring; physical anthropology of the above tribes; marriage (Cree); story of Cree culture hero-W.-; list of tribes known to Cree; Cree linguistics, vocabularies and tables of moods. For physical anthropology description see main card under FOX. Chippewa: 1 page note physical anthropology, measurements of one "Salteaux woman …

MS 1018 Copy of Vocabulary recorded from Ambrosio Veita and Alejandro Padia, of Isleta, by George Gibbs
Creators:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Veita, Ambrosio
Padia, Alejandro
Dates:
April 7, 1868
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1018
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In 180 word printed outline.

MS 1218 Snapping Turtle and Culture Hero (Wisakea) Legend
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Tesson
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1218
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
MS 1224 Vocabulary of Plover Bay Indians, with transmittal letter, Asaph Hall to William H. Dall
Creators:
Hall, Asaph, III, 1829-1907
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
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Dates:
undated
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1224
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
MS 1785 Ojibwe and Ottawa ethnology, linguistics and physical anthropology
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
72 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1785
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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