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Cherokee vocabulary

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Copyist:
Gibbs, George
Physical description:
3 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
Recorded in Smithsonian Institution, Comparative Vocabulary in handwriting of George Gibbs.
Cite as:
Manuscript 392, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 392
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Cherokee vocabulary

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Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah
Informant:
Smith, N. Jarrett Cherokee
Physical description:
42 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Creek Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Manuscript 3536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 3536
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"Words and Geographic Names from the Cherokee Language . . ." February, 1886

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Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S (Albert Samuel) 1832-1907
Informant:
Smith, N. Jarrett Cherokee
Physical description:
7 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
February, 1886
Summary:
Full title page reads, "Words and Geographic Names from the Cherokee Language, Eastern or Mountain Cherokee dialect obtained through N. Jarrett Smith, chief, of Quallatown, North Carolina by Albert S. Gatschet, Bureau of Ethnology, February, 1886."
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Manuscript 387, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 387
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Texts in the Cherokee language, from Revelation

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Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937
Physical description:
14 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
No trans. In Mr. Hewittʹs hand.
Cite as:
Manuscript 3557, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 3557
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Cherokee alphabet, and miscellaneous material notes

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
Also an Analysis of the Cherokee language (pamphlet), Clinton Duncan, Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, 1890 (author, place and date supplied in Mooneyʹs hand). In addition, miscellaneous Cherokee notes.
Cite as:
Manuscript 2217, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2217
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Letters in Cherokee syllabary 1887-1892

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Ayasta
Suyeta
Ayunini
Swimmer Cherokee
Consini
Subject:
Ayasta
Suyeta
Ayunini
Swimmer Cherokee
Consini
Physical description:
ca.19 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1887-1892
Summary:
By native writers, 1887-1892, and notes by Mooney concerning them.
Cite as:
Manuscript 2241-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2241-b
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The Cherokee alphabet invented by Sequoyah

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1900
Cite as:
Negative 999, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA INV 09392700
OPPS NEG 999
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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National Anthropological Archives

Cherokee linguistic notes ca. 1888

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Physical description:
ca. 30 small slips
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca 1888
Cite as:
Manuscript 2241-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2241-c
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Tooantuh or Frog, a Cherokee Chief

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Creator:
ANONYMOUS
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1834
Cite as:
Negative 44113 C, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
OPPS NEG 45113 C
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Cherokee man, Sikwayi or Sequoya

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Creator:
King, Charles B. ?
Subject:
Gist, George
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1838
Notes:
Also known as George Gist, inventor of the Cherokee alphabet. See Bureau of American Ethnology 19th Annual Report and Handbook of American Indians. Born 1760, Taskigi, Tennessee; died 1843 in Mexico.
Cite as:
Negative 991 A, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
OPPS NEG 991 A
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Comparative vocabulary of two dialects of Cherokee and a dialect or language marked "Zom" or "Tom."

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Physical description:
1 page
Culture:
Zom
Tom
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Cite as:
Manuscript 3901, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 3901
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Names for the Cherokee in other Southeastern languages

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Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937
Physical description:
2 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Cite as:
Manuscript 4884, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4884
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Notes on Plants and Cherokee Songs

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Physical description:
1 volume
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
8 Cherokee songs in Cherokee syllabary.
Cite as:
Manuscript 2282, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Songs--Cherokee
Ethnobotany--Cherokee
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2282
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Proposed "simplification" of the Cherokee syllabary ca. 1895

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Creator:
Ewbanks, William
Physical description:
1 page
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca 1895
Cite as:
Manuscript 2931, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2931
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Vocabulary of Eastern or Mountain Cherokee May and June, 1885

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Informant:
Smith, N. Jarrett Cherokee
Physical description:
175 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
May and June, 1885
Notes:
"Obtained at Washington, D. C. in May and June, 1885, of N. J. Smith (Tsá-la-tiʹ -hi or Charles-killer), the principal chief of the eastern Cherokees, composed mainly of old âʹ -tă-lu Tsăʹ -lă-kiʹ or [?] Upper Cherokees . . . ." Mooneyʹs signature is dated "July 9, 1885."
Summary:
Recorded in the schedule in John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Also includes many scattered ethnographic notes, 13 pages of Cherokee place names, and 6 pages of Cherokee personal names (pages 86-87, 104, 107-108, and 112).
Cite as:
Manuscript 1616, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 1616
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Grammatical notes on Cherokee verbs, nouns, and possessive pronouns

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Creator:
Jones, J. B
Physical description:
12 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
Includes conjugations of verbs and declinations of nouns and pronouns with explanations of the grammar.
Cite as:
Manuscript 452, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 452
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Vocabulary of Mountain (eastern) dialect of Cherokee April 3, 1866

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Creator:
Jones, J. B
Physical description:
10 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
April 3, 1866
Summary:
Recorded in Smithsonian Instutition Comparative Vocabulary. Note on last page in handwriting of George Gibbs reads, "There are about 2000 of the Mountain Cherokees still in their old resorts, the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee."
Cite as:
Manuscript 396-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 396-a
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Letters and fiscal papers in Cherokee syllabary 1848-1881

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Creator:
Inali Cherokee
Black Fox Cherokee
Collector and annotator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Physical description:
325 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1848-1881
Summary:
Usually with brief description of contents added in hand of James Mooney. Described by Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 6, 1888, page 185, as follows: "Manuscript, consisting of original letters in the Cherokee alphabet, written by or to Inali (Black-fox) during a period of thirty years. They cover a wide range of subjects connected with the daily life and official interests of the Cherokees. Many of the letters were written to friends at home by Cherokees in the Confederate service during the late war, and contain accounts of operations in east Tennessee. There are also muster-rolls of the Cherokee troops, memoranda of issues of clothing, Sunday-school rolls.
Also includes "List of names," September 28, 1852, 3 pages, added July 1970 because it resembles this material. It was not included on the microfilm.
Cite as:
Manuscript 2241-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2241-a
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Vocabulary of Mountain (eastern) dialect of Cherokee April 3, 1866

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Creator:
Jones, J. B
Physical description:
12 pages
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
April 3, 1866
Summary:
Two copies from No. 396-a, both in the same handwriting (unidentified); rearranged and numbered in the form of the shorter Comparative Vocabulary outline, with various omissions and changes in orthography or transcription.
Cite as:
Manuscript 396-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 396-b
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"Cherokee Note Book I. Songs &c in Alphabet."

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Creator:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Physical description:
57 pages
1 volume
Culture:
Cherokee
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
With transliterations and notes. The songs appears to be medical formulae. Pages 68-72 contain list of archeological and ethnological specimens collected in Tennessee and on "Reservation" for National Museum; catalog nos. given are 62751-63186. Ref. is made to 3rd. AR, BAE, 1881-2 (1884). The material in syllabary is in Swimmersʹ hand. (Ident. by J.F. Kilpatrick, 3/63).
Cite as:
Manuscript 4479, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4479
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