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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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Creators:
Prince, Henry Major
Dates:
1854
Size:
23 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS47
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Partially filled.

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Creators:
Galbraith, Thomas J.
Dates:
July 17, 1861
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4777
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Requests "all persons...to respect this man and treat him kindly." The name is perhaps Tate iyopta mani [Wind moves on (forward) as a cloud].

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Creators:
Gardner, W. H. (William Henry), 1837-
Dates:
December 31, 1868
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4776
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Enclosed as "Report F" in a letter (now missing) to the Military Division of the Missouri.

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Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Merrill, Robert Valentine, 1892-1951
Leveque, Ernest J.
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4238
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns the origin of the word: Tassinong. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico gives it as "probably a Potawatomie place name." Replies from the following are cited: Truman Michelson, Robert V. Merrill (2), Ernest J. Leveque, C. H. C. Wright, J. D. M. Ford, Jean L. Launay, W. A. Briggs (Gary, Indiana), and J. P. Harrington.

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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:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
Dates:
June 26, 1933
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4220
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Suggest that the word "warrenuncood" is a Powhatan Algonquian synonym for the Tutelo-Occaneechi.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4182
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

List of informants and their tribe or town.

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Creators:
McKelvie, B. A. (Bruce Alistair), 1889-1960
Miranda, Louis, Chief
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4190
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Sanders, A. G. (Albert Godfrey), 1885-
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
September 20, 1928
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4215
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Refers to Manuscript document of 1728 in Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, concerning the "Grand Soleil" of the Natchez.

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