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"Notes on the Cherokee Language."

Extent:
35 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
"Notes on the Cherokee Language" refers to Cherokee grammar and is primarily copied from The Cherokee Messenger, Volume 1, Nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, and 9, 1844-45, and from S. A. Worcester in H. R. Schoolcraft, History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Philadelphia, 1852, Volume II, pages 443-456. The separate slip of notes on the syllabary was found in the Bureau of American Ethnology library copy of The Cherokee Messenger in 12/1969, and appears to be in the same handwriting.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3516
Local Note:
Manuscript Document
Other Title:
Notes on the Cherokee syllabary.
Topic:
Grammar -- Cherokee  Search this
Writing systems -- Cherokee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3516, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3516
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3516

Texts in the Cherokee language, from Revelation

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
14 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
No trans. In Mr. Hewittʹs hand.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3557
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3557, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3557
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3557
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Cherokee man, Sikwayi or Sequoya

Creator:
King, Charles B. ?  Search this
Subject:
Gist, George  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1838
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
OPPS NEG 991 A
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90412

The Cherokee alphabet invented by Sequoyah

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1900
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
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
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90473

Tooantuh or Frog, a Cherokee Chief

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1834
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
OPPS NEG 45113 C
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_90531

Cherokee vocabulary

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah  Search this
Informant:
Smith, N. J. (Nimrod Jarrett), approximately 1838-1893  Search this
Extent:
42 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
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.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3536
Local Note:
*Identified by M.R. Haas, 6/1971; she suspects that the Hitchiti or Mikasuki was written by an Indian. (Haas, note, 1 slip, filed with Manuscript)
Autograph Document
Place:
Quallatown North Carolina
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3536
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3536
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Cherokee Archeology

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
120 items (Catalogued pages Catalogued 120 pages)
Culture:
Cherokee -- Archeology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
items
Place:
Alabama -- Archeology
Georgia -- archeology
North Carolina -- Archeology
Tennessee -- Archeology
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Catalog of archeological sites in Alanta Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee & Virginia and other data relating to the Cherokee country.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2425-a
Topic:
Virginia -- Archeology  Search this
Kentucky -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2425-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2425A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2425a
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Cherokee Myths

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
110 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1876
Topic:
Folklore -- Cherokee  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1876, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1876
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1876
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MS 387 "Words and Geographic Names from the Cherokee Language . . ."

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Smith, N. J. (Nimrod Jarrett), approximately 1838-1893  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
February, 1886
Scope and Contents:
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."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 387
Local Note:
Autograph Document
Place:
Quallatown North Carolina
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 387, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS387
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms387

John Peabody Harrington papers: Cherokee, 1938-circa 1945

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Subject:
Sequoyah 1770?-1843  Search this
Physical description:
1 box
Culture:
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Carib Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1938
1938-1945
1938-circa 1945
Topic:
Cherokee language  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Northeast/Southeast, 1907-1957
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363502

Cherokee Laws

Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of title pages of: 1. Laws enacted by the General Council of the Cherokees residing in the direction of the east - - - beginning in the year 1808. (Pub. 1850) 2. Laws enacted by the General Council in the years 1852 and 1853. (Pub. 1854).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4064
Citation:
Manuscript 4064, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4064
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4064

Cherokee Stories

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Names:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Original manuscripts of Cherokee stories published in 19th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology and original drawing for fig. 1 page 282.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1905
Citation:
Manuscript 1905, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1905
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1905

Cherokee linguistic notes

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
30 items (ca. small slips ca. 30 small slips)
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
items
Date:
ca. 1888
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2241-c
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2241-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2241C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2241c
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Cherokee drawings of plants

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets (8 x 12 1/2 inches)
1 item (notebook (49 pages , 4 x 8 inches)
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheets
items
Drawings
Field notes
Date:
1899
Scope and Contents:
Two sheets with pencil drawings of 35 plants, each accompanied by a legend in the Cherokee syllabary. Also small black notebook containing miscellaneous notes on Cherokee, etc, and a list of Choctaw clans. Pages 1-4 are headed, "Hawanitaʹs Plant Pictures" with 35 plant names, probably corresponding to the drawings. The remainder of the notebook covers: miscellaneous notes, including stories by Cherokee informants (6 pages); vocabulary and notes relating to disease (17 pages); circular burial diagram and notes (1 page); "Cherokee Nation Index," which gives page references to some other publication or manuscript. Papers of Chas. Buttrick, Jr. (3 pages); "Adair", notes (2 pages); transcripts of letters, in Mooneyʹs shorthand (3 pages); miscellaneous notes (1 page); "Chey (?) Race Story" (2 pages); "Locations Cherokee" (2 pages); names and addresses of informants; notes on Choctaw and adjacent tribes, including list of Choctaw Clans (7 pages); and Cherokee informants (1 page).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3462
Local Note:
The notebook was digitized to reflect the order of the writing in the original notebook. It is currently displayed in that same order. It starts from front cover towards middle, then back cover towards middle. This ordering will facilitate in the reading of the manuscript. Listed before the notebook are two loose drawings of plants.
Topic:
Ethnobotany -- Cherokee  Search this
Kinship -- Choctaw  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Burial  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3462, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3462
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3462
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Cherokee personal names

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
ca. 1888
Scope and Contents:
This is all that has been located (2/64) of a projected list, described on an earlier catalog card as follows: "Cherokee Personal Names: A list of the proper names employed among the Eastern Cherokees or extracted from copies of treaties or other documentary sources, with their correct Indian forms and with analyses and interpretations. There are about 600 such names. Prepared about 1888." The old card is marked in J. N. B. Hewittʹs hand, "Incomplete; not turned in September 29, 1908."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2287-a
Citation:
Manuscript 2287-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2287A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2287a
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Notes on Cherokee botany

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
520 items (ca. pages ca. 520 pages)
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Volumes
items
Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
April 25, 1927 - Sent to Dr. Olbrechts, Swayney, North Carolina, July 1, 1927- Returned to Bureau by Dr. Olbrechts bound as 1 volume.
September 15, 1927. Sent to Dr. Olbrechts, Kessel, Loo, Brab, Belgium. (for sixty days) April 10, 1930. Returned.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2591
Citation:
Manuscript 2591, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2591
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2591
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Letter in Cherokee script

Creator:
Ross, John  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1849
Scope and Contents:
Attached to a collection of Cherokee newspapers, as follows: A wreath of Cherokee Rosebuds. Female Seminary, Cherokee Nation. Volume I, No. 4, Wed., Feb. 14, 1855. The Sequoyah Memorial. Male Seminary, Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation. Thursday, July 31, 1856. Cherokee Advocate. Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation. 1844-1852. Transferred from Bureau of American Ethnology Library, August, 1958.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4511
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4511, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4511
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4511

Cherokee consanguinity chart

Extent:
1 item (sheet 19 x 44in. )
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
items
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
"Kinship Chart No. III to accompany ̀Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages ́by J. W. Powell." Figures on chart filled in in color. No color key. No handwritten notes. (May belong with charts in No. 351, which is seemingly the only Cherokee vocabulary with kinship charts.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1528
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1528, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1528
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1528

Ancient Cherokee Formulas

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Creator:
Inali (Cherokee)  Search this
Swimmer (Cherokee)  Search this
Takwatihi (Cherokee)  Search this
Ahwanita (Cherokee)  Search this
Wilnoti (Cherokee)  Search this
Extent:
259 items (formulae )
201 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
items
pages
Date:
1888
Scope and Contents:
Cherokee Sacred Formulas: About 600 formulas recorded in the Cherokee characters, devised by George Guess, and obtained from several sources, and comprising the Swimmer, the Gahuni, the Gatigwanasti, the Inali, the Tsiskwa, the Aʹwanita and the Takwatihi manuscripts.
Of these formulas, about one third has been transliterated, translated and explained, with an accompanying glossary of about 2,000 words; this portion would make about 200 pages foolscap., and was prepared about 1890. A number of these formulas has been published in the 7th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Biographical / Historical:
For description of this volume and history of its preparation, see 7th Annual Report, B. A. E., page 317.
Latter portion incomplete: Not turned in September 29, 1903.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2245
Translation of Title:
The Kanâheta Ani-Tsalage Eti
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2245, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2245
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2245

Eastern Cherokee vocabulary

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
58 pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
May, 1885
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in the schedule of John Wesley Powellʹs Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 390
Local Note:
Autograph Document
Place:
Quallatown North Carolina
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 390, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS390
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms390

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