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Southern Cheyenne anthropometric measurements and text collected by Truman Michelson, 1931

Creator
Michelson, Truman 1879-1938
Haag, Mack
Date
1931
Type
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Narratives
Manuscripts
Physical Description
6 pages
Local number
NAA MS 3337
Culture
Cheyenne Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Notes
Digital surrogates are available online.
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Title changed from "Anthropometrical data on 23 Southern Cheyennes, with tables of measurements and standard deviations Summer, 1931" 4/3/2014.
Summary
Truman Michelson's anthropometric measurements of 23 Southern Cheyennes and a personal narrative by Mack Haag, also a Southern Cheyenne. The anthropometric data include tables of measurements and standard deviations. Haag's text, handwritten by him in English, is about consulting a Cheyenne medicine man and courtship and marriage customs. Includes occasional notes by Michelson.
Cite as
Manuscript 3337, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Data Source
National Anthropological Archives
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