MS 1034 Manners and customs of the Indians, Washington Isles from the Diary of Capt. Ingraham on board the ship Hope
MS 3254 Miscellaneous notes on the manners and customs of the ancient inhabitants of America
Extracts from printed sources.
MS 44 An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Sauk Indians
MS 2009-06 Frank H. Cushing papers
This collection contains the papers of Frank Hamilton Cushing. The collection, which dates from circa 1875-1897, includes a poem, "The sun is sinking to the west," dated June 10, 1875; drafts of a letter sent to Spencer Baird, 1875; a manuscript concerning customs written in a shaky hand on badly deteriorated ledger paper; a …
Footage shot of a settlement near the Okefinokee Swamp before the inhabitants were moved to make way for a Works Progress Administration project. Footage includes shots of settlers engaged in agriculture, logging, and domestic activities and wildlife. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology …
MS 4971 Notes on the Manners and Customs, Beliefs and Superstitions of Soo-Boo' -Soo's Band of the Maydoo Indians, Formerly inhabiting Yuba, and parts of adjoining counties, in California
Includes brief Maidu vocabulary and biographical note on Chief Soo-Boo'-Soo (died 1852). Also note by J. Owen Dorsey to Director, Bureau of American Ethnology recommending retention of the manuscript and enclosing an outline of its contents. February 9, 1885. Typescript document. 2 pages.
Education and Research Project Records
This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, and installation of the exhibition "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual." This exhibition was created by the Office of Folklife Programs in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery and contained six hundred objects all chosen from the collections of nine Smithsonian …
MS 3326 "Life among the Cherokees"
Copy of Richmond Dispatch, August 29, 1883 containing article (Some descriptions of the manners and customs of the North Carolina tribe) Also newsclippings on the Cherokee Indian in Georgia (1886).
MS 3188-b Truman Michelson notes on Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho story
Handwritten Cheyenne linguistic and ethnographic notes and anthropometric data collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Much of the information is from his work with Mack Haag. The materials include vocabulary and notes on grammar and phonetics; a short story in Arapaho about spider with an interlineal English translation; notes on …
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 …