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MS 557 Coos vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

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Collector:
Bissell, George P.  Search this
Annotator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
47 Items (ca. pages ca. 47 pages)
Culture:
Coos (Kusan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
after 1877
Scope and Contents:
In 100 page printed schedule of 1877 (bound).
Author's note, page 8: "The Coos and Umpqua are cognate dialects of the same language." Note in hand of A.S. Gatschet, page 2: "The Umpqua Indians mentioned in this voc. as speaking a dialect cognate to Kusa are not Umpqua-Tinn'e, but Indians living on Lower Umpqua River, probably on its outlet."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 557
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Coosan  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 557, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS557
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms557