MS 7202 Catalogue of Maori curios and artifacts
Includes the catalog, which has Maori terms and notes on provenience and condition of the artifacts; photographs; and notes and letters concerning the collection.
Carol Kramer papers
The bulk of these papers document the professional life of Carol Kramer, a leading figure in ethnoarchaeology, specializing in the Middle East and South Asia. She was also a major advocate for the professional development of women in anthropology and archaeology. Dating 1943-2002, the collection includes field notes, writings, correspondence, daily planners, teaching files, photographs, sound recordings, maps, computer disks, and botanical specimens. Her ethnoarchaeological research in "Shahabad" (a.k.a. "Aliabad") in Iran and in Rajasthan, India is well-represented in the collection.
MS 1608 Gov. Neptune's speech (in English) at trial of Susup, in 1870, for the murder of Capt. Knight, a bartender
Neptune, John, 1767-1865
Includes 1 page letter of transmittal. Also extract from Quebec Manuscript Vol. II, pages 34-37. "Words of the savages of the Mission of Pentagoet" (translation). 4 pages. Refers to the use of kettles in manufacturing of arrow heads.
MS 3928 English-Algonquian vocabulary on cards, compiled from information in reply to letters of inquiry
The information is secondary and lacks documentation. The cards are interfiled, but terms of the following languages are thought to be included: Abnaki, Algonkin, Arapaho, Atsina (Gros Ventres), Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Cree, Delaware, Malecite, Massachusetts Algonkin, Miami, Micmac, Mohegan, Montagnais, Montauk, Munsee, Narragansett, Nascapi, Natick, New England and New Jersey Algonkin …
MS 1635 Truman Michelson linguistic and ethnological notes on Ottawa and Munsee
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, Canada. September, 1922.
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MS 1650 List of Indian names, arranged according to number of syllables
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
With a number of handwritten additions by James Mooney. Principally place names; some personal, tribal and object names. Meanings not given. Probably prepared for use in replying to requests for names for camps, estates, etc.
MS 1740-b Letter to the Hon. Eugene Hagen
Hagen, Eugene Hon
Nadeau, Eli G.
Also 2 photostat copies, 8 pages. Transmitting translations by Eli G. Nadeau, of titles in Potawatomi of works by the Reverend Maurice Gailland, S. J.
Michael F. Steltenkamp photographs of Black Elk's daughter and granddaughter
Images of Lucy (Black Elk) Looks Twice (1907-1978), Black Elk's only daughter and wife of Leo Looks Twice, and her daughter, Norma Regina (ca. 1940-1978). They were probably photographed while serving as consultants in the research for Michael F. Steltenkamp's book, Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala.