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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
8 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4234
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Comparative vocabulary, 117 items, in English, Hidatsa, Ofo, Mandan, Dakota, Biloxi, Tutelo, Osage and (a few) Winnebago. 3 pages. Comparison of 24 words: English, Catawba, Ofo, Tutelo, Dakota and Quapaw. 1 slip. Synonyms for the name "Ofo". 1 slip. Summary of history of classification of Tutelo, Catawba, and Woccon as Siouan. 1 slip.

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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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Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
Dates:
July 7, 1915
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7116
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Discusses his suspicion that Zuni may be related to Siouan languages.

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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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Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930
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Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2193
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

List compiled by Mooney. Includes letter from Dorsey to H.W. Henshaw, giving comparative information from other Siouan languages. October 14, 1890. Typescript and autograph letter signed. 2 pages. Also note from Gatschet to Mooney giving some Biloxi, Catawba and Tutelo comparisons. No date. Autograph letter. 1 page.

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Harper, Roland M. (Roland McMillan), 1878-1966
Dates:
1933
Size:
5 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4126
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes and correspondence presumably assembled in connection with the preparation of this paper. [Washington, D. C. 1933.] Miscellaneous document. 34 pages. Notes include: Correspondence, 1908, 1909, 1933, 1934, 6 pages; rough notes from North Carolina Colonial Records and other sources, concerning tribal locations, family names, etc., 16 pages; rep...

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Creators:
Lewis, Thomas H.
Dates:
1968
Size:
1 Reel
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7580
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a group led by Edgar Red Cloud singing religious portion of Sandance during early morning hours and social dancing performed by six or seven groups from various parts of the reservation.

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
undated
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3980
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes Algonquian, Iroquoian, Siouan, Yuchean, Muskhogean, and Chitimachan linguistic families.

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Riggs, Alfred L. (Alfred Longley), 1837-1916
Dates:
1880s ?
Size:
27 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1389
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With marginal queries by James Owen Dorsey. Lists languages of the "Dakotan" [Siouan] stock, makes general observations on them, compares Dakota, Ponka, Hidatsa, Mandan and Iowa numerals.

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Creators:
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Dates:
February 1864
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1357
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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