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MS 620 Pit River of Northeastern California vocabularies in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary schedule

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Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
11 pages
Culture:
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The words are recorded in Department of the Interior, United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, Comparative Vocabulary. They include terms of three dialects of Achomawi: Big Valley, Hot Springs, and Goose Lake. Gatschet was skeptical of the value of the manuscript: "None of these vocabularies could be revised with the help of reliable Indians of the same tribal subdivision of speaking the subdialects, and therefore must be used with discrimination . . . No. 2.. . . deserves no credit at all."
General:
Previously titled "Pit River of Northeastern California September-October, 1877 vocabulary."
Topic:
Achomawi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 620, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS620
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms620