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Handbook of American Indian languages

Author:
Boas, Franz  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1911
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89694

Handbook of American Indian languages

Author:
Boas, Franz  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1922
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89695

[Miscellaneous papers relating to American Indian languages]

Title:
Miscellaneous publications
Author:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine 1846-1895  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Maps
Bibliography
Date:
1892
1892-1907
Topic:
Languages  Search this
Chinookan languages  Search this
Athapascan languages  Search this
Missions  Search this
Call number:
PM206 .S65 1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_743611
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Grammatical notes. The pronoun in Indian languages

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
16 pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4013
Topic:
Linguistics, general and theoretical  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4013, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4013
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4013

MS 757 Comanche Indian Language

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
Comanche Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Recorded on slips pasted to an English word list from a Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Vocabulary of the Comanche dialect of Shoshoni.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 757
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 757, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS757
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms757

Vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Collector:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
60 pages
Culture:
Diegueño Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
December 1892-January 1893
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1143
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1143, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1143
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1143

MS 1200 Thirty numerals in Several Indian Languages

Collector:
Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
11 pages
Culture:
Attacapa -- number list  Search this
Chitimacha -- number list  Search this
Napa -- number list  Search this
Diegueno -- number list  Search this
Coco-Maricopa -- number list  Search this
Piro -- number list  Search this
Apache -- number list  Search this
Opata -- number list  Search this
Yaqui -- number list  Search this
Seri -- number list  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Atakapa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains numerals from each of the following languages: Attacapa, Chitimacha, (H'Hana), Napa, Diegueno, Coco-Maricopa, Piro, Apache, (Coppermine), Opata, Yaqui, Seri. Copies by Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1200
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Vocabularies -- numeral list  Search this
Attacapa  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Chitimacha Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Napa  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Diegueño Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Coco-Maricopa  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Piro Indians (Peru)  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Opata Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Yaqui Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Seri Indians  Search this
Numbers -- list  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Atakapa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1200, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1200
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1200

MS 1099 Grammar of the Mosquito Indian Languages

Collector:
Diezman, F. J., Dr.  Search this
Extent:
29 pages
Culture:
Mosquito  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
November 29, 1865
Scope and Contents:
The work appears to be well done.- J.N.B. Hewitt.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1099
General:
Previously titled "Grammatical notes."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1099, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1099
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1099

MS 2479 Place names in different Indian languages

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
600 Items (cards )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Principally Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia. A few New Hampshire and Vermont. Not in good alphabetical order, 1961.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2479
Topic:
Names, place -- Maine  Search this
Names, place -- New Brunswick  Search this
Names, place -- Nova Scotia  Search this
Names, place -- New Hampshire  Search this
Names, place -- Vermont  Search this
Maine  Search this
New Brunswick  Search this
Nova Scotia  Search this
New Hampshire  Search this
Vermont  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2479, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2479
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2479

Materials relating to Powellʹs alphabet for recording Indian languages

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Whitney, William Dwight  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Names:
Pickering, John  Search this
Porter, I.  Search this
Extent:
1 portfolio
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Portfolios
Date:
Ca. 1877; and 1903-1911
Scope and Contents:
Folder 1: Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877 (Copy) Whiteney to Powell, July 25, 1877 (Draft) Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877 (Draft) List of vowel and consonant symbols, with definitions, from Whitney (so identified in George Gibb's hand--MCB); undated copy of draft of Whitneyʹs manuscript which is also in the Yale manuscripts. It was subsequently published, slightly revised and attributed to Whitney as "On the alphabet," page 306 of Powellʹs Introduction . . ., 1877. 11 pages.
Folder 2: Photographic copies of all Powell-Whitney correspondence in Yale University Library, secured by W. C. Sturtevant after visit of November 4, 1960 (Stirling Memorial Library, Yale University, Historical Manuscripts Collections, W. D. Whitney (1827-1894) collection): Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877, 15 pages. Enclosure in above : untitled manuscript by W. D. W., describing alphabet for Indian languages. 22 pages. Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877, 6 pages letter and 6 pages tables of symbols. Powell to Whitney, August 27, 1877, 2 pages (transmitting 2 copies of printed alphabet, not present).
Folder 3: 3 drafts of Powellʹs alphabet with introduction, undated. "Suggestions from I. (?) Porter", May 12, (no year) re Whitneyʹs orthographic proposals. 2 pages. O. T. Masonʹs note on Powellʹs and Whitneyʹs orthography, 2 pages. 2 unsigned copies of letter to William Dwight Whitney, May 7th, 1877, labelled "O. T. Mason," on US Geographic & Geologic Survey Rocky Mountains letterhead paper--written in phonetic orthography, one (marked "q") in Whitneyʹs orthography, and the other (marked "r" in Masonʹs modification, 2 pages each.
Folder 4: Several sheets on orthography, unsigned, undated, marked "Gibbs," "Pilling," "Gatschet," etc. and apparently received from them. The manuscript copy in Gibbsʹ hand marked "Pickeringʹs alphabet" is summarized from pages 35-36 of "An essay on a uniform orthography for the Indian languages of North America," by John Pickering, Cambridge, University Press, 1820 (reprint from Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences volume 4, art.22)(BAE Library PM 211.P5). The Dakota alphabet in Gibb's hand is a copy from Riggs, Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, 4, 1852.
Folder 5: Printed materials: Clipping, definition of symbols "from the manual or circular sent out by Gibbs, George . . . . 1863" two copies printed sheet "The Origin of our alphabet," copyright 1877 by J. Enthoffer Newspaper clipping re Melville Bellʹs "Universal Alphabet," March 17, 1876.
Folder 6: McGee to Boas, May 27, 1903 (Copy); Boas to McGee, May 28, 1903; McGee to Boas, June 16, 1903; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 11, 1910; J. P. Harrington to F. W. Hodge, January 16, 1910 (two letters, this date); Hodge to Harrington, January 20, 1910; Harrington to Hodge, September 30, 1911; Hewitt to Hodge, October 16, 1911 re Harringtonʹs proposals; Hodge to Harrington, October 18, 1911.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3898
Topic:
Alphabet -- phonetic  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3898, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3898
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3898

The original Strachey vocabulary of the Virginia Indian language

Author:
Harrington, John P.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1955
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89878

MS 1669 Two sermons in the Aztec Indian language

Author:
Puebla, De Rodrigues ?  Search this
Extent:
18 pages
Culture:
Aztec -- sermons  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1669
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1669, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1669
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1669
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Phonetic transcription of Indian languages; report of Committee of American Anthropological Association

Author:
American Anthropological, Association  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1916
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_91353

Indian languages of Mexico and Central America, and their geographical distribution

Author:
Cyrus Thomas,  Search this
Swanton, John Reed  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1911
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89699

MS 32 Vocabulary of the Delaware Indian Language

Collector:
Connelly, William E.  Search this
Extent:
29 pages
Culture:
Delaware Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
December 1895
Scope and Contents:
Contains 375 terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 32
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 32, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS32
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms32

MS 545 Pomo vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Englehardt, Zephyrin  Search this
Extent:
65 pages
Culture:
Pomo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
August, 1890
Scope and Contents:
In Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 545
General:
Previously titled "Pomo vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 545, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS545
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms545
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MS 347 Kiowa words, phrases, and sentences in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Folklore
Vocabulary
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages; includes grammatical material, notes on mescal, pictographs (?), songs, Kiowa myth, love songs, and Comanche names. The schedule is well filled.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 347
General:
Previously titled "Words, phrases, and sentences."
Topic:
Drugs -- Kiowa  Search this
Names -- Comanche  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Kiowa language  Search this
Comanche language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 347, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS347
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms347
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MS 584 Choctaw vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Hudson, Peter J.  Search this
Extent:
72 pages
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
January, 1885
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in J.W. Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1877.
Biographical / Historical:
According to a notation on the title page, Peter Hudson, of Eagletown, Indian Territory, was a sophomore in January 1885 and enrolled in the classical course at Drury College, North Springfield, Missouri. "Paul Roulet of that institution writes: "He (P. Hudson) came to us six years since, not knowing a word of English, and has proved himself far superior in intellectual power to any we have yet had from the Indian Territory."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 584
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Place:
North Springfield Missouri
Topic:
Choctaw language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 584, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS584
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms584
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MS 520-b Kayowe vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
October 1884 - December 1884
Scope and Contents:
Copied in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, apparently the greater part of which is taken from (a).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 520-b
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Kiowa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 520-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS520B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms520b
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Ms 847 Ehnikan (Karok) vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Extent:
81 pages
Culture:
Karok Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
June-July, 1889
Scope and Contents:
In schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 847
Local Note:
This appears to be a neat copy of Number 1450.--M.C.B., 11/61. "Closely related to Gatschet's Ara, q.v. (Number 845)." --J.N.B.H.
Topic:
Karok language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Karuk  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 847, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS847
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms847
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