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Creator:
Milhau, John J.  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages
Culture:
Umpqua -- Upper  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1856
Scope and Contents:
MS 191-a: Note in hand of Milhau: "...this language was spoken by nearly all the Indians who formerly occupied the valley of the Umpqua east of the Coast Range and is very similar to that spoken on the Headwaters of the Coquille." MS 191-b: Two copies by George Gibbs of John J. Milhau's Upper Umpqua vocabulary. Consists of 1 literal copy, 6 pages, and 1 transliterated copy, 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 193
Local Note:
Letter of November 14, 1856 (Manuscript Number 191-a) states: "I enclose you herewith vocabularies of the Indian languages spoken between Cape Arago and Cape Foulweather viz the Coose Bay [Manuscript Number 191-a] lower Umpque or Kallawatsett [Manuscript Number 958], and the Alseya [Manuscript Number 955-a], also the Umpqua proper [Manuscript Number 193-a].
Note in hand of G. Gibbs: "The real Tinne-Umpqua."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 193, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS193
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms193