Consists of charts I and III which accompanied Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1880. Relationships are indicated by a color code, but no accompanying list of native terms.
Printed charts which accompanied schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages 1880; Charts I-IV for male ego (three 20 in x 44 in, one 18 in x 20 in) and Charts I-IV for female ego (three 8 1/2 in x 20 in and one 8 1/2 in x 10 in). Belongs with Manuscript number 1486.
NAA MS 1531
Erroneously attributed to S.D. Hinman on old catalog card.
Includes notes on native dyes and tanning and on the names of Chitimacha families.
Biographical / Historical:
Swanton worked with the Chitimacha in Charenton, Louisiana between 1908 and and 1931, according to Bureau of American Ethnology AR- 30, page 18; AR 32, page 18; AR 38, page 4; AR 39, pages 13-14; AR 40, page 4; AR 41, page 7; and AR 48, page 5.