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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Dates:
1910
Size:
56 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2798
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three stories in Cheyenne by Wolf Chief, with English translations by William Somers. The titles are "Plover Wings," "Buffalo Horns," and "Story about otter." These were collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Black Horse, Ruben, circa 1855-
High Walker, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
Black Crane, Mrs. (Cheyenne)
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Dates:
1931 August
Size:
105 Pages (1 card)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3219
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing notes from Truman Michelson's research at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. One notebook contains anthropometric measurements of approximately 115 Cheyennes, identified by name, age, and tribal lineage. The second notebook contains stories by Ruben Black Horse, Mrs. High Walker, and Mrs. Black Crane, handwritten...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
She-Bear, circa 1842-
White Bull, circa 1835-
White Eagle, circa 1853-
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Dates:
1910 August
Size:
56 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2811
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 account by White Eagle on George Cus...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Badger, circa 1848-
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Medicine Top
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Dates:
1910 August 25-September 8
Size:
300 Items (ca. pages ca. 300 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2828
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Wrapped Hair, circa 1836-
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Dates:
1913 August 11-15
Size:
50 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2684A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 sold...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
American Horse, 1840-1908
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Grasshopper, circa 1857-
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Dates:
1910
Size:
158 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2822
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Cheyenne stories and ethnological notes collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. Michelson worked with William Somers, White Bull, White Eagle, Albert Duster, Wolf Chief, Left Hand Bull, American Horse, Grasshopper, Iron Shirt, Medicine Top, Handing Crow, Sweet Medicine, and Bull Thigh. The topics includ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Dates:
1910 September 7-13
Size:
131 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2799
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text and notes collected by Truman Michelson in Montana from Bull Thigh and William Somers on the sacred Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne. The texts are primarily in English and detail the origin of the arrows and describe the Medicine arrows ceremony. The prayers and songs are in Cheyenne. Also includes notes on Sun Dance. The following is a list ...

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Creators:
Tuell, Julia E.
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
Dates:
1902-1910
Size:
119 Negatives (photographic) (119 glass plate negatives, black and white, 7 x 9 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.140
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The core of this photographic collection (1902-1904) was taken during Grinnell's visits among the Northern (Montana, Rosebud County and Rosebud River, Lame Deer) and Southern (Washita County, Oklahoma) Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne). The photographs document domestic and daily life on the reservation (especially activies involving women), religious ceremonies, camps and dwellings, and important officials. The attributions of the photographs in this collection are far from certain. While many of these images appear to have been taken by Grinnell himself, a substantial portion were also taken by his wife Elizabeth Curtis Grinnell (b. 1876) and their friend Julia E. Tuell. A very small subset of these images (3) also depicts mountains and vistas in Glacier National Park (Flathead County, Glacier County) Montana.

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Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1875-1966
bulk 1903-1943
Size:
206.71 Linear feet (294 boxes, 138 folders, 9 rolled items, and 4 folios)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Aleš Hrdlička, curator in the Division of Physical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offer considerable insight into the development of physical anthropology in the first half of this century. The papers include honors bestowed on Hrdlička, autobiographical notes, correspondence with many of the leading anthropologists of the day, anthropometric and osteometric measurements and observations (forming most of the collection), extensive photographs of Hrdlička's field work, manuscripts, research materials, and "My Journeys" (essentially a diary Hrdlička kept of his field work). In addition, there is material of a personal nature. The papers date from 1875 to 1966, but the bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1943, the time of Hrdlička's career at the USNM.

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Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1907-1959 (some earlier)
Size:
683 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harrington was a Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist involved in the study of over one hundred American tribes. His speciality was linguistics. Most of the material concerns California, southwestern, northwestern tribes and includes ethnological, archeological, historical notes; writings, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, biological specimens, and other types of documents. Also of concern are general linguistics, sign language, writing systems, writing machines, and sound recordings machines. There is also some material on New World Spanish, Old World languages. In addition, there are many manuscripts of writings that Harrington sketched, partially completed, or even completed but never published. The latter group includes not only writings about anthropological subjects but also histories, ranging from a biography of Geronimo to material on the history of the typewriter. The collection incorporates material of Richard Lynch Garner, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. In his field work, Harrington seems sometimes to have worked within fairly firm formats, this especially being true when he was "rehearing" material, that is in using an informant to verify and correct the work of other researchers. Often, however, the interviews with informants (and this seems to have been the case even with some "rehearings") seem to have been rather free form, for there is a considerable intertwining of subjects. Nevertheless, certain themes frequently appear in his work, including annotated vocabularies concerning flora and fauna and their use, topography, history and biography, kinship, cosmology (including tribal astronomy), religion and philosophy, names and observations concerning neighboring tribes, sex and age division, material culture, legends, and songs. The fullness of such materials seems to have been limited only by the time Harrington had to spend with a goup and the knowledge of his informants.

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