MS 3849 Official copies of enlistment papers of Leading War and Man with Sorrel Horse, as soldiers [Indian scouts], for a period of three months
MS 1394-a The Dakota Sun Dance
Description of the Oglala Sun Dance of 1883, obtained from members of Little Wound's band of Oglalas.
MS 1387 Letter to William John McGee
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Transmits small stone "idol" [tunkan--RDM] given to Allison in 1881 by the Hunkpapa chief, Black Moon.
MS 3738 Dakota Myth of how the Spider married his mother-in-law
Lakota text with interlinear and free English translations. Myth related by Log, a Two Kettle Dakota.
MS 61 Native American vocabularies and grammatical notes
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931
From Leonard Tyler - text with interlinear translation, (Muihas or the Magpie) - 3 pages (No. 5-7). From David Pendleton (Making Medicine) - words - 4 1/2 pages. (No. 13-17). From Rubin Taylor - words and sentences - 3 pages. (No. 17-20). From Indian N.E. of Agency - words, 1/2 page. (No. 21). Names of Indians at Darlington - 6 names (page No. 21). Rudolph Petter - Collection of words …
MS 2367-b Red Horse's Account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Montana, June 25, 1876, in Gesture-Signs, to illustrate the Syntax of the Sign-Language of the North American Indians
Contains literal translation of sign text, free translation, and detailed description, with diagrams, of all signs in the order of their appearance in the text. 594 signs.
MS 1748 Letter in Lakota from Take-Way-From-Crow to his sister-in-law, White Cow
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
Black Spotted Horse, Joseph
Also includes a photostat copy 2 pages, an English translation 1 page, and miscellaneous correspondence 3 pages. Miscellaneous correspondence: Frederick W. Hodge to Truman Michelson, October 4, 1915, Autograph note; Michelson to Hodge, November 2, 1915, Autograph note signed; Hodge to Francis LaFlesche, November 2, 1915 Autograph note signed; LaFlesche to Hodge, February 11, 1916, Typescript letter signed, enclosing 1 page free …
MS 1514 Names of colors in the languages of the Oglala Dakota, Crow and Snake (Shoshoni)
Vocabulary in printed form from the Museum fur Volkerkunde zu Leipzig, June 1878. Orthography very poor. 1 page note on terms in these languages for 10 colors, with few marginal comments.
MS 2001-10 Anonymous Lakota winter count on muslin
Pictorial calendar drawn on muslin in spiral form beginning at the center, covering the years 1752-3 to 1886-87. There is no documentation regarding who created the winter count. It is believed to have been collected on the Rosebud Reservation by John Anderson.
MS 39-d-1 Book of drawings by anonymous Lakota artists
Drawings of scenes of warfare, horse raids, courting, and ceremonies on pages of a ledger book, now disbound, covers not retained. Several pages bear storekeeper's (?) accounts of agricultural implements issued, in the names of several Indians. Dates on these sheets range 1873- July 1876. On one sheet the words "Pine Ridge, D …