Leonard Bloomfield papers
Bloomfield was one of America's foremost scientific linguists, concerned with theoretical, descriptive, and applied aspects of his field. A teacher of German and an accomplished Indo-European scholar, he also carried out reserch on the languages of non-literated peoples on Algonquian languages.
MS 3010 Fox text by Frank Earle on witch medicine
Text on witch medicine handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Earle, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek.
MS 2807 Truman Michelson notes on Malecite vocabulary
Truman Michelson's brief notes on Malecite vocabulary. Includes a comparative term in Meskwaki (Fox.)
MS 1875 Sixteen Fox stories with translations collected by Truman Michelson
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
This collection contains stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. List of titles based on English translations: 1.) The Winter Story of Longhair, by Lucy Lasley and Jack Bullard; text 18 pages, translation 27 pages. 2.) Fasting, by Lucy …
MS 2764 Nineteen Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and Sakihtanohkweha
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Nineteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Eight of the stories are by Alfred Kiyana. They are: Red-Leggings; When Bullhead killed two elks; The woman and the toad; The rooster …
MS 1984-26 Lithographs from History of the Indian Tribes of North America
Hall, James, 1793-1868
Lithographs from History of the Indian Tribes of North America by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. The lithographs in this set are of Chon-Mon-I-Case, an Otto Half Chief; Ma-Has-Kah or White Cloud, an Ioway Chief; Micanopy, a Seminole Chief; Naw-Kaw, a Winnebago Chief; Nea-Math-La, a Seminole Chief; Ne Sou …
American Indian social and political memorabilia collection
The collection includes posters, flyers, booklets, pamphlets, invitations, bumper stickers, programs, announcements, pins, calendars and other types of ephemera. They concern such matters as elections, legislation, legal matters, education, health (including AIDS), sports, pow wows, dances, art shows, child care, conferences, and rodeos. Some are decorative items. Much of the …
Huron H. Smith photograph collection
11 Copy negatives
This collection includes photographs made by Huron H. Smith during his ethnobotanical studies among Native communities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota between 1921 and 1924. These include photographs made among the Menominee (Menomini), Minnesota Chippewa [Mille Lacs and Leech Lake], Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin], Ho-Chunk (Winnebago), Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox) on the Mesquakie Indian Settlement in Tama, Iowa.
John O'Leary photographs of Mesquakie-Cheyenne ceremony
Copies of photographs depicting Mesquakie and Cheyenne tribal members at a ceremony on Labor Day, September 5, 1977. Most of the individuals pictured have been identified by O'Leary.
MS 2691 Truman Michelson notes on various Algonquian languages
Truman Michelson's handwritten linguistic notes with paradigms (some extracted from the literature) for the following languages: Montagnais, Menominee, Meskwaki (Fox), Cree, Natick, Ojibwa, Passamaquoddy, and Shawnee.