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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Ricard, Frank
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1936
Size:
1 Notebook (147 pages) and 66 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection of Moose Cree and Albany Cree notes and texts compiled through Truman Michelson's work with Frank Ricard; William Allan; Harvey Smallboy; Simon Smallboy, brother of Harvey Smallboy; and Patrick Steven. A notebook, labelled "1936 II,"contains English translations and phonetic transcriptions of Moose Cree and Albany Cree syllabic texts in ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911
Henry No Bear
Pablo, George
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Dates:
1910 June-July
Size:
161 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2823
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stories in Piegan Blackfoot with English translations collected by Truman Michelson. The narratives are from dictaphone recordings by various Blackfoot speakers including Henry No Bear, Black Bear, Big Moon, Bear Medicine, and George Pablo. Michelson had David C. Duvall, another Blackfoot speaker, listen to the recordings. Most of the texts are tra...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2656
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago," with brief notes by Truman Michelson.

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Davey, R.
Charles, Chief
Jacobs, John
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Dates:
1925-26 -1917
Size:
133 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3580
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Notes on Dekanawida text; Hiawatha; notes on the League; notes to Seneca League traditions; translation by Hilton M. Hill, Seneca, official interpreter of the Six Nations Agency, Brantford; "down fended" explained; Mohawk Owachira and clans, 1932; Oneida titles (Jacob Hess, 1930); notes to texts, Charles, 1917 (1928); insert in the law of...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Scott, Thomas
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Dates:
undated
Size:
115 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1892
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains two texts on mortuary rites in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. The English translated titles are "When there is an adoption" and "Ghost Feast." These are accompanied by a notebook containing phonetic transcriptions by Tom Scott and Harry Lincoln and English translations by Truman Michelson. On the last page are g...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Lasley, Lucy
Peters, Joe
Poweshiek, Ida
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Dates:
1927 June
Size:
400 Items (ca. 400 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2997
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing an autobiography of Lucy Lasley, handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Lasley and Joe Peters with an English translation by Ida Powesheik.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
White Bull, circa 1835-
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Dates:
1910
Size:
171 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2796
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stories in Cheyenne by Wolf Chief, William Somers, White Medicine, White Bull, Sweet Medicine, and Hairy Hand, with interlineal and free English translations by Somers and and a few free translations by Truman Michelson. Also eight pages of Cheyenne vocabulary with English translations. White Bull was of Cheyenne and Arapaho background, and a few o...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Items (0.42 linear feet (588 pages))
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1834
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Autobiography handwritten by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary in three notebooks, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The collection also contains an English translation of the autobiography by Ida Poweshiek, handwritten in 7 notebooks.

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Creators:
Smalley, William Allen
Dates:
1943-1998
Size:
18.11 Linear feet (19 boxes, 2 map folders, 40 sound recordings, and 3 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2006-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William A. Smalley (1923-1997) was a missionary and anthropological linguist. This collection mainly concerns his work with Hmong scripts and the Khmu' language and contains correspondence, notes, writings, reference materials, photographs, and sound recordings.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
Quinney, Jameson "Sot"
Dick, William
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Dates:
1914
circa 1940s-1950s
Size:
140 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2734
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes and texts on Stockbridge collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork in Wisconsin in 1914, with handwritten copies of his notes made by Frank Speck during the 1940s and 1950s. Michelson's notes consist mainly of vocabularies with small amounts of data on the history, population, and racial composition of the tribe and brief notes on th...

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