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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
37 cu. ft. (37 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities which the Office of Quincentenary Programs coordinated or organized to mark the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in the Americas on October 12, 1492. The Quincentenary programs began in 1985 under the coordination of Smithsonian's Directorate of Inte...

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Big Horse, Hubble.
Silver Horn, 1860-1940
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)
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Dates:
1902-1906
Size:
50 Items (circa 50 drawings, pencil and crayon, 16 x 26 cm.-39 x 92 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2538
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Pencil and crayon drawings intermixed with Manuscript notes by Mooney. Oversize drawings identified as Cheyenne, Cheyenne or Arapaho, Kiowa, Dakota and Comanche. Typed list of these, with annotations made by Father Peter J. Powell during visit to National Anthropological Archives is included with master list of drawings in N.A.A. Many of the oversi...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1992, with related records from 1948
Size:
39.88 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 film box) (12 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 492
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain the Director's correspondence files from 1975 to 1991, as well as smaller files created by Rohlfing, Pfister, and Scherer. In addition, the records include administrative and subject files from 1970 to 1988. These files document museum functions such as acquisitions, collections management, and budgeting, as well as large...

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Creators:
Nimmo, Harry
Dates:
1965-1967
1963
Size:
5 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 5 card file boxes, 1 binder box, 1 flip-top box plus 16 sound reels; and 12 maps (6 of which are duplicates))
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of H. Arlo Nimmo document his field research among the Bajau (also known as Sama Dilaut) in Tawi-Tawi Province in the southern Philippines in 1963, 1965-1967, 1977, 1982, and 1997. The collection consists of correspondence, field journals, censuses, genealogies, kinship charts, transcripts of songs, unpublished manuscripts, card files, photographs, sound recordings, and maps. Nimmo's initial research focused on social change, but he collected data about other aspects of Bajau culture, including social organization, kinship, religion, fishing, boats, boat-building, art, and music.

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Creators:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
450 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Frederick Johnson collection consists of original negatives made from 1924 to 1931 by Johnson primary among the Mi'kmaq, Innu, Algonquin, Potawatomi, Montagnais, Abenaki, Anishinaabe, and Mistassini Cree peoples of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Quebec, Canada. Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Eastern Canada. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada, some of which were sponsored by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

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Creators:
Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams)
Dates:
1986
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9608
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
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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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Young Bear, George
Dates:
1926
Size:
153 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2677
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two texts in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary handwritten by Jack Bullard and English translations by George Young Bear. The texts by Bullard are "Meshkwihowa" and "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha." The English translations are for pages 2-67 of "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha" and for a "Pinash bundle" text in MS 2696.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Chuck, C.H.
Leaf, Bill
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
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Dates:
undated
Size:
205 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2658
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Eighteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha, C.H. Chuck, Alfred Kiyana, and two unidentified writers. The stories were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Kiyana authored two texts, titled "The fast runner who ran through the air" and "The Indian woman long ago who was pursued by a grizzly bear." ...

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Creators:
Steen, Elizabeth K.
Dates:
circa 1930-1931
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
15 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.196
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 15 photographs depicting Karaj√° (Caraja) peoples of Tocantins State in Brazil, circa 1930-1931.

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