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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:
Bissell, George P.
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Dates:
December 24, 1876 ?; January 18, 1877
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS959
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes grammatical notes.

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Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
21 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.134E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Quapaw men, women, and children, in front of or near wood-sided buildings.

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Creators:
Milhau, John J.
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
1856
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS955A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Note in hand of Milhau: "This is the language of all the coast Indians living between Cape Perpetua and Cape Foulweather and up the Alseya and Yakoner rivers." Note in hand of G. Gibbs: "Not Tinne, not Siusclau R."

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Creators:
Milhau, John J.
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS955B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Penciled notes in hands of G. Gibbs as follows: "Remote aff[iliation] with Kalawatse or Lower Umpqua."

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