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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4858
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Kanza (Kansa) verbal paradigms.

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Creators:
Rankin, Robert Louis, 1939-
Dates:
1886, 1914, 1956-2011
Size:
31.77 Linear feet (55 boxes, 1 map folder)
196 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert Rankin papers, 1886, 1914, 1956-2011, document his field work, research, and professional activities, primarily in relation to his work studying American Indian languages. Rankin was professor of linguistics at the University of Kansas from 1969 until his retirement in 2005. The collection consists of sound recordings, field notebooks, vocabulary lists and bibliographies, dictionaries, research files, slip files, word lists, correspondence, ephemera, notes, readings and reprints, writings, drafts, and teaching materials. This includes materials from Rankin's work with the last native speakers of the Quapaw and Kaw (Kansa, Kanza) languages and subsequent research, writings, and collaborations with tribes and fellow linguists.

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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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Stubbs, A. W. (Addison Woodard)
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
March, 1878
Size:
39 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1383
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In two copies of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages 1877, with 4L, in handwriting of A. S. Gatschet laid in. Includes marginal notes and additions (mostly in red ink) by J. Owen Dorsey.

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Stubbs, A. W. (Addison Woodard)
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
February, 1878
Size:
18 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1485
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages 1877. "Informant: A. W. Stubbs, Kaw interpreter." Manuscript includes corrections and annotations in crayon by J. Owen Dorsey.

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
October 1886 - November 1886
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS933B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

173 entries in printed U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey "Comparative Vocabulary" form. Corrections of entries 92 and 93 by J. Owen Dorsey.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Longbone, Silas
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Veix, Mr.
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Dates:
1912-1913
Size:
170 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2776
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnological and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Munsee in Kansas and the Delaware in Oklahoma in 1912. Also letters received in 1913 from Silas Longbone, one of the Delaware with whom Michelson worked closely. The majority of the notes are on the Delaware, and include Delaware stories in English. Accor...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1861-1931
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Kansas
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Kansas forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Zimmerman, Mark E.
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933
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Dates:
February, 1916
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1811
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also correspondence regarding the manuscripts "Cist Graves of Kansas" (Park and Zimmerman); "The Allegwi-Pani, the cist grave Builders of Kansas and what they teach." Correspondence between Professor W.H. Holmes, F.W. Hodge, Gerard Fowke, Mark Zimmerman (White Cloud, Kansas), and Harry L. Keefe, (Walthill, Nebraska), Subject matter: mounds; morman ...

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Creators:
University of Kansas. Department of Anthropology
Ubelaker, Douglas H.
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7220
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The form includes the site designation, feature number, burial number, location within the site, burial type, burial dimensions, deposition, grave type, grave dimensions, stratification, associations, preservation, completeness, sex, age, negative numbers, remarks, and sketches. The diary (June 14-August 4) is for work at the Mobridge site by the b...

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