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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1925 August
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1 Notebook (98 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1853
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson traveled to Odanah, Wisconsin on August 21, 1925 to study the Ojibwa. These notes, collected by Michelson at that time, cover the physical anthropology, linguistics, and ethnology of the Ojibwa. The notes include anthropometric measurements, notes on gentes, stories, and Ojibwa terms and phrases with English glosses

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
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undated
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1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2795
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typed note stating that Beothuk is not extinct, with the contact information of Dr. H. Addy, the "best authority on them." It appears that this note may have been extracted from a 1914 letter from Lousiana. Handwritten by Truman Michelson at the bottom of the slip of paper is a Cree, Delaware, and Ojibwa cognate set and "Rev. W.C. Gaynor of St. Ben...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
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15 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2749
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Sixteen Shawnee phrases written individually on index cards with English translations by Truman Michelson. Some of the cards include Meskwaki (Fox) comparisons.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
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1 Item (card )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2954
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Index card with Cree subjunctive mode paradigm handwritten by Truman Michelson.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1404
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Short Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text, with partial interlinear translation in English, obtained by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Titled "When I went over to see," the text is on joking between Harry Lincoln and Paiyoki. The text is handwritten by Paiyoki or Lincoln.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1314
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A diagrammatic list of Meskwaki (Fox) expressions, in phonetic text, giving "Meskwaki tiers of earth", numbered 1,2,3,4, and "sky divisions", numbered 5,4,3,2,1. Includes glosses and notes. Information collected from Alfred Kiyana.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Rowlodge, Jesse, circa 1884-1974 (informant and translator)
Dates:
undated
Size:
50 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2267
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Medicine Grass by Jesse Rowlodge in Arapaho with interlineal English translation.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Earle, Frank
Shawata, Mrs.
Lincoln, Harry
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Dates:
1916-1917
1924
Size:
57 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2426
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing two texts handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox), with English translations on opposite page. The first text is by Shawata's wife and concludes with 15 "songs." The second text is by Frank Earle and concludes with what seem to be 5 "songs." Both texts were translated into English in 1924 by Truman Michelson with some assistance from Harr...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kapayou, Oscar, circa 1898-
Dates:
1930 July 12
Size:
15 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3193
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Diagram and Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Oscar Kapayou on War Chiefs ceremony, with English translation by Truman Michelson.

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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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