Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Co-op (Anadarko, Oklahoma) in 1964; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Some Hitchiti or Mikasuki terms (in the Creek alphabet) have been added in another handwriting in the second column on page 77-80, and a Tuscarora word is added in an A. note by J. N. B. Hewitt on page 81.
Manuscript 3536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
2590-A Original formulae in Cherokee syllabary from the Gadigwanasti (Belt) manuscript. 186 formulae in ledger book, , 1-119 pages; and 94 formulae on loose sheets, 65 pages numbered 100-164. [See also Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 6, page 163] Laminated 1964 & bound at 2 volumes. **Negative microfilm on file.
2590-b Transliterations and translations by Mooney, of 43 formulae from the Gadigwanasti (Belt) manuscript. 1-96 pages handwritten.
2590-c Transliterations and translations by Mooney, of 96 formulae mainly from the Ayuini (Swimmer) manuscript, with extensive notes and interpretations. 1-264 pages.
Manuscript 2590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution