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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1949-1964
Size:
167.20 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (324 document boxes) (10 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 50
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document part of the secretarial administration of Alexander Wetmore and the whole of Leonard Carmichael's tenure. During this period the Smithsonian Institution's capacity to carry out research in its traditional scientific disciplines was substantially strengthened. At the same time the Institution was able to invest much ...

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Creators:
Education and Public Programs, Department of (NMAH, SI)
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
2002-2003.
Size:
20 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0848
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Comment cards, on which museum visitors recorded their memories of the events of September 11, 2001, and their opinions on how their lives have changed as a result of those events. Comment cards have been made available in the exhibition hall in every venue for visitors to record their comments.

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Creators:
Graubart, Jeffrey L.
Dates:
1982
Size:
1 Photograph (8" x 10")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1284
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of a photograph of jazz legends Ornette Coleman and John Lee Hooker posing together for the camera.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Abraham, Alice
Dates:
1929, 1967
Size:
39 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS833
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing Kickapoo syllabic texts handwritten in 1929 by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Also English translations dictated by Alice Abraham of Shawnee, Oklahoma, and handwritten by her granddaugther Susan in 1967. The texts include a story of why rabbits only have fat on their shoulders and an anecdote f...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Alford, Thomas Wildcat, 1860-1938
Billy, Joe
Nocktonick, Joseph
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Dates:
1911
1934
Size:
177 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2719
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Primarily Shawnee linguistic notes and texts with some ethnographic notes collected by Truman Michelson. A large portion of the materials were collected during Michelson's fieldwork among the Absentee Shawnee in Oklahoma in 1911. Michelson obtained ethnographic information and stories from Joe Billy, while Thomas Alford provided linguistic informat...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Wrapped Hair, circa 1836-
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Dates:
1913 August 11-15
Size:
50 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2684A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Cheyenne and Sutaio notes collected by Truman Michelson from Wolf Chief, Bull Thigh, and Wrapped Hair, with Milton Whiteman as interpreter. Subjects include: Sutaio-Cheyenne history, Cheyenne relationship terms, joking relationship, English-Cheyenne-Sutaio vocabulary, Cheyenne soldier societies (Red Hoof society, Dog Soldiers, Elk society, Fox sold...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
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Dates:
undated
Size:
150 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2432
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Four Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard, with English translations by Truman Michelson and Harry Lincoln. The two texts by Kiyana are "Homo stuprator" and "When a young couple marries." The texts by Bullard are "Rainbow" and "Summer Bear." Most of the translations are in Michelson's hand; 6 lines of text on ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Little Shield
Wolf Bear
White Breast
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Dates:
1910
Size:
187 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2708
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson from Little Shield, Wolf Bear, White Breast, and John Goggles, who also served as translator. There are stories handwritten in Arapaho, some of which include interlinear translations in English by Goggles. There are also free English translations by Goggles and Michelson in handwritten and typed form. T...

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Creators:
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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Creators:
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
circa 1911
Size:
28 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2806
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edward Sapir's typed notes on the vocabularies of various Algonquian languages that he collected in 1911. List of languages covered: Delaware, pages 1-6; Abnaki (Pierreville), page 7-12; Malecite (Riviere du Loup, Thomas Paul), pages 13-17; Micmac, pages 18-23, Cree (Rupert's House), pages 24-25; Montagnais (Louis Clairie, Pointe Bleue), pages 26-2...

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