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Materials relating to the Haida

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Informant:
Stevens, Tom ?
Culture:
Haida Indians
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
Contents: (1) Vocabulary notes, especially concerning technology, food gathering, and place names. 18 pages. (2) "List of plants collected by Dr John R. Swanton." Scientific and Haida names. 2 pages, typed. (3) Printed copy of "A Preliminary Catalogue of the Collections of Natural History and Ethnology in the Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia," 1898, with Haida names added in pencil by Swanton to the Check List of British Columbia Birds, pages 15-55. Cover marked by Swanton, "Containing Haida names of animals, obtained from Tom Stevens [?], Chief of naikungegawai [?]." Material not in Swanton's hand, but evidently received by him from others: (4) "List of Mollusca collected by the Queen Charlotte Islands with Haida names (all Skidegate)." Subsequent parts of list marked , "Fishes," "Annulosa," "Crustacea," "Echinodermata," "Coelenterata," and "Mammalia." 5 pages.
Cite as:
Manuscript 4117-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Haida language
Botany--Haida
Zoology--Haida
Names, place--Haida
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4117-a
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_82931

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