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Koasati culture summary (Series 9)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Physical description:
36 items
Culture:
Koasati ethnography
Type:
Archival materials
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (9), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (9)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives

"Second Series" of Koasati texts 1912-1920

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Informant:
Langley, Jackson
Langley, Salin
Physical description:
160 pages
Culture:
Koasati Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1912-1920
Notes:
Swanton worked with the Koasati in 1912-1920, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 34, page 13; AR 38, page 6; AR 41, page 7. The typescript was received in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives September 16, 1920 (according to old catalog card).
Summary:
With interlinear English translation. Section VI includes "Sentences" and sections XII and XXIV of autograph document only include "Words that differ in Koasati and Alabama."
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Manuscript 1818, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 1818
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"First Series" of Koasati texts 1912-1920 ?

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Informant:
Thompson, Charlie
Henry, George
Physical description:
221 pages
Culture:
Koasati Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1912-1920
Notes:
Swanton began working with the Koasati in Polk County, Texas in 1912, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 34, page 13. The terminal date for this file is given as 1920 since the typescripts of stories I-XXII were received in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives in 1920.
Informants: Charlie Thompson, "later chief of the Alabama Indians in Texas," "who thought he knew Koasati" reviewed afterwards by Swanton with Jackson Langley of Kinder, Louisiana, and Langley's corrections added.
Summary:
With interlinear English translation. Contents: Note by Swanton about informants. Autograph document. 1 page. Stories I-XXII (no story XV). Autograph document. 149 pages. (numbered 1-59, 52-134). Photostats of Autograph Document of stories IV-XIII and XVI-XXII, made before they were corrected by Jackson Langley. 62 sheets (2 pages photostated per sheet). (Photostats are poor quality and cannot be recopied.) (Formerly in Manuscript 1801.) Stories I-XXII (no story XV). Typescript Document with A. interlinear English translation. 63 pages. Received in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives from Swanton in 1920. (Formerly in Manuscript 1816.) Story XIV with short vocabulary from George Henry. (This vocabulary, which is in the original Autograph document is not included in the above typescript.) Typescript Document. 2 pages. (Formerly in Manuscript 1801.) Stories I-III. Typescript Document. 7 pages. (Formerly in Manuscript 1801.)
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Manuscript 4154, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4154
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Alibamu and Koasati vocabulary 1906-1913?

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Physical description:
8 pages T. copy with A. notations
Culture:
Alibamu
Koasati Indians
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Vocabulary
Collection descriptions
Date:
1906-1913
Summary:
Autograph note by Swanton with Creek Manuscript number 1806 includes statement, "Alibamo [sic] Notes obtained in Texas;" refers to these notes (formerly with number 1806).
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Manuscript 4926, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4926
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Koasati linguistic material; and ethnographic notes and census data on the Koasati and Alibamu 1906-1930

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Informant:
Langley, Jackson
Physical description:
105 pages
Culture:
Alibamu
Koasati Indians
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1906-1930
Notes:
Swanton worked with the Alibamu in 1906-1913, and with the Koasati from 1912-1930, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 28, page 13; AR 34, page 13-14; and AR 48, page 5.
Summary:
Contents: "Population of Koasati village." Manuscript document with A. title by Swanton. 2 pages. Kinship terms. Autograph document 4 pages. Koasati words and phrases. 14 pages. Koasati texts with interlinear English "collected Jul. 23-Aug. 1, 1930, from Jackson Langley." [Kinder, Louisiana (Cf. Number 4154)] Autograph document. 36 pages. Koasati stories, and ethnographic notes on the Koasati, Alabama, and Tunica; in English. Autograph document. 33 pages. Lists of names and clan affiliations of the Koasati and Alabama in Louisiana. Autograph and Manuscript Document. 5 pages. "Census of the Alibamo [sic] and Koasati in Polk County, Texas 1910," with names and clan affiliations. Autograph document. 25 pages. Typescript Document with Autograph and Manuscript annotations. 11 pages. List of Alibamu and Koasati English and native names. Autograph documet. 2 pages.
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Manuscript 4153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Censuses--Koasati
Censuses--Alibamu
Kinship--Koasati
Kinship--Alibamu
Names--Koasati
Names--Alibamu
Folklore--Koasati
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4153
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Alabama, Choctaw, Koasati?? field notes, miscellaneous notes from published sources, and questions (Series 5)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Informant:
Robinson, Jake
Physical description:
35 pages
1 notebook 6 x 9 inches 39 items
Culture:
Alibamu
Choctaw Indians
Koasati Indians
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (5), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (5)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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Typed copy of Report on Alabama, Koasati, and Muscogee Indians of Texas, dated November 15, 1869, signed by W. C. Phillips, Secretary of State, Texas

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Collector:
Swanton, John Reed
Creator:
Phillips, W. C
Whiteside, Samuel M Capt
Physical description:
1 1/2 pages
Culture:
Arikara Indians
Koasati Indians
Pima Indians
Maricopa Indians
Alabama Indians
Muscogee
Creek Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Indians of North America Great Plains
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
Also Report on same tribes dated February 6, 1870, signed by Samuel M. Whiteside, Capt. 6, Cav. Bvt. Major, USA., 5 pages; and Report on the Pimas, Maricopas and Arikaras, 1874, 1 page, concerning efforts to interest these tribes in removing to Indian Territory.
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Manuscript 4166, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Migration--Pima
Migration--Maricopa
Migration--Arikara
Local number:
NAA MS 4166
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
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National Anthropological Archives

Linguistic notes (Series 11)

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Culture:
Muskogean kinship
Koasati kinship
Type:
Archival materials
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (11), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (11)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives

Choctaw (at least in part) field notes on medicinal plants (Series 4). July - July 27, no year given

view Choctaw (at least in part) field notes on medicinal plants (Series 4). July - July 27, no year given digital asset number 1
Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Nformant:
Langley Mrs
Informant:
Williams, Betsy
Physical description:
1 notebook 7 x 8 1/4 in. 37 items
Culture:
Choctaw medicine ethnobotany
Koasati medicine ethnobotany
Choctaw medicine
Koasati medicine
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
July - July 27, no year given
Summary:
Also, includes 10 loose sheets containing notes on Choctaw and Koasati medicinal plants, no informants cited.
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (4), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (4)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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Lyda Averill Taylor Photographs (Series 13)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Subject:
Heye Foundation Museum of the American Indian
Culture:
Alibamu Green corn celebration
Koasati Green corn celebration
Type:
Photographs
Clippings
Summary:
Some relate to the green corn celebration, Livingston, Texas, July 1938. Others are photographs of Alibamu from the collection of the Museum of the American Indian, taken in 1909.
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Manuscript 4658 (13), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (13)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous notes (Series 14)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Culture:
Alibamu
American Indian Mexico dances
Koasati Indians
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Also includes notes relating to Mexican Indian dances
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Manuscript 4658 (14), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (14)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives

Comparative Southeast ethnographic material (Series 10)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Culture:
Alibamu
Choctaw Indians
Cherokee
Chickasaw Indians
Creek Indians
Koasati Indians
Catawba Indians
Chitimacha Indians
Natchez (tribe)
Seminole Indians
Tunica Indians
Yuchi Indians
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Articles
Notes
Summary:
Includes: Ms. on comparative Southeast ethnography, with information from the Alabama, Catawba, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Creek, Koasati, Natchez, Seminole, Tunica, and Yuchi. (Koasati material from field work; data on the rest of the tribes from published sources). 73 pages; typed, with pages 3-40 missing (this seems to be the Koasati data, probably among notes loaned to Dan Jacobson by LAT). Also includes 4 pages trait list. List of clans present in tribes listed above. 2 pages with 2 carbon copies. List of dances present in tribes listed above. 2 pages comparative Seminole-Chickasaw ethnography. 27 pages.
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Manuscript 4658 (10), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Dance--Southeast Indians
Social organization--Southeast Indians
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (10)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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Koasati-English dictionary 1912-1931

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Creator:
Swanton, John Reed
Physical description:
ca. 500 cards
Culture:
Koasati Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1912-1931
Notes:
Swanton worked with the Koasati in Polk County, Texas in 1912-1931, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 34, page 13; AR 38, page 6; AR 41, page 7, 31 and 105; and AR 48, page 31.
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Manuscript 2436, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 2436
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Letter to John R. Swanton March 11, 1930

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Creator:
Dorman, Caroline
Addressee:
Swanton, John Reed
Physical description:
2 pages
Culture:
Koasati Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
March 11, 1930
Summary:
Contains Koasati vocabulary.
Cite as:
Manuscript 4964, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 4964
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Vocabulary March 1885

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Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S (Albert Samuel) 1832-1907
Creator:
Hosmer, Susan Mrs
Physical description:
31 pages
Culture:
Koasati Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
March 1885
Cite as:
Manuscript 902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 902
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Questions (Series 7)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Physical description:
2 notebooks 191 items
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
No data is included.
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (7), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (7)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives
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Tribal names and kinship charts (Series 12)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Physical description:
8 pages
Culture:
Alibamu kinship tribal names
Type:
Archival materials
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (12), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (12)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Indian artifacts from Harrington, Texas (Series 15)

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Physical description:
77 drawings
Type:
Drawings
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (15), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (15)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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National Anthropological Archives

Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects (Series 1). July 2 - August 27, 1940

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Informant:
Battise, Betty
Battise, Billy
Battise, Fanny
Sylestine, Cooper
Sylestine, Sissie
Thomspon, Josie
Williams, Betty
Physical description:
3 notebooks 342 items
Culture:
Alibamu
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
July 2 - August 27, 1940
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (1), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (1)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
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Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects (Series 2). June 7 - July 28, not year given

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Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Informant:
Boatman, Charlie
Battise, Betty
Battise, Fanny
Macconico
Thomspon, Josie
Physical description:
1 notebook 7 x 8 1/4 in. 134 items
Culture:
Alibamu
Alabama Indians
Indians of North America Southern States
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
June 7 - July 28, not year given
Cite as:
Manuscript 4658 (2), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 4658 (2)
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Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S 1936-1940 (part)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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