MS 2812 Narratives by William Somers about Cheyenne origin, religion and history
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Narratives handwritten in English and signed by William Abe Somers about Cheyenne origin, religion, and history. Includes statement by Somers, "I have lived over 45 years with the Cheyennes...."
MS 2684-a Truman Michelson notes on Cheyenne and Sutaio
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Wrapped Hair, circa 1836-
Cheyenne and Sutaio notes collected by Truman Michelson from Wolf Chief, Bull Thigh, and Wrapped Hair, with Milton Whiteman as interpreter. Subjects include: Sutaio-Cheyenne history, Cheyenne relationship terms, joking relationship, English-Cheyenne-Sutaio vocabulary, Cheyenne soldier societies (Red Hoof society, Dog Soldiers, Elk society, Fox soldiers), Sutaio tales (Everybody starving, Prairie chicken …
MS 2828 Cheyenne and Sutaio stories and notes collected by Truman Michelson
Badger, circa 1848-
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Cheyenne and Sutaio stories and notes collected by Truman Michelson from his work with Badger, Bull Thigh, Medicine Top, William Somers, and Tall Bull at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. The notes include information about war and medicine societies and Cheyenne and Sutaio history.
MS 2811 Cheyenne stories and historical accounts collected by Truman Michelson
She-Bear, circa 1842-
White Bull, circa 1835-
White Eagle, circa 1853-
English texts of Cheyenne stories and historical accounts collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. The stories were provided by She-Bear, White Eagle, and White Bull and translated and written down in English by Albert Duster and William Somers. One of the texts is an …
MS 3218 Narrative of Coyote, a Southern Cheyenne man, collected by Truman Michelson
Coyote, circa 1859-
Narrative of Coyote, a 72 year old Southern Cheyenne man, handwritten in English by Truman Michelson and Mack Haag, also a Southern Cheyenne. The text includes a recounting of the history of the Cheyenne and stories from Coyote's life. Topics include skirmishes with U.S. soldiers, the construction of tipis, hunting, relations …
MS 1908-c Cheyenne, Arapaho and Wichita visit to East, 1871. From Report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Includes manuscript annotations by Mooney.
MS 4959 Photographs of drawings made for Captain Bethel in 1888
Titles include: 1.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, escaping from the Utes. 2.Common occurrence in Running Buffalo. 3.Tall Bull, a Cheyenne Brave, Killing Two Pawnees. 4.Crow and Cheyenne Warriors. 5.Kill Bear. 6.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, Killing a Navaho. 7.Cheyenne Brave Killing a Crow. 8.Fight between Soldiers and Cheyennes. 9.Cheyenne Killing a Pawnee. 10.Cheyenne Killing …
MS 7444 Census of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, Oklahoma Territory
Includes list of individuals by family, relationship within the family, age, sex, and remarks. Totals appear on the last page.
MS 7054 William N. Williams papers
Subjects discussed include traders and trespassers in Indian Territory, together with monthly returns for Quartermaster stores of the 3rd Infantry Battalion 1865-70, and deeds, stock certificates, and army communications. Also concern problems with W. A. Rankin and William Chisholm with references to Buffalo Tail, a Cheyenne; to Santanta, the Kiowa leader; and …
MS 3449 Extracts from manuscript on the ethnography and philology of the Cheyennes
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Three extracts, as follows: 3449-a. "Cheyenne History and Dictionary." "Ethnography, The Present Location of the Cheyennes," pages 1-35. "Names of Rivers and Localities known to the Cheyennes in the country they have lived, hunted, or raided in, as long as the present generation of this tribe have any definite knowledge," pages …