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Portrait of George Gibbs (1815-1873)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Gibbs, George 1815-1873  Search this
Physical description:
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 5 x 4;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1873
Before 1873
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_016]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Portrait of George Gibbs (1815-1873)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Gibbs, George 1815-1873  Search this
Physical description:
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1873
Before 1873
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_015]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Portrait of Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly (1829-1861)

Creator:
Gibbs, George 1815-1873  Search this
Subject:
Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan -1861  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 3;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1861
Before 1861
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27C_107]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_403957
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MS 730 Vocabulary of Tsihalis

Creator:
Cooper, J. G. (James Graham), 1830-1902  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Chehalis  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1854
Scope and Contents:
Also 3 pages, partial copy by G. Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 730
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 730, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS730
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms730

MS 944 Lakota vocabulary

Creator:
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy in handwriting of George Gibbs in printed "Comparative Vocabulary" form.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 944
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 944, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS944
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms944

MS 14-a Comparative vocabulary of "Gros Ventres or Minitarai" [Atsina] and "Sik-sik-ka'a or Blackfoot

Creator:
Cooper, J. G. (James Graham), 1830-1902  Search this
Annotator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March, 1861
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in "Vocabulary" form, printed for the use of the Department of War to collect vocabularies from Indians of the Pacific Coast for publication by Smithsonian Institution. Form sent to Cooper by George Gibbs. First page includes brief notes in the handwriting of Gibbs, J. C. Pilling, and A. S. Gatschet.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 14-a
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Gros Ventre  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 14-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS14A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms14a

MS 1047 Comparative vocabulary of the Mexican or Nahuatl and Maya of Yucatan

Collector:
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878  Search this
Annotator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Culture:
Maya  Search this
Mexica (Aztec) (archaeological culture)  Search this
Nahuatl  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

(a)- Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary in Smithsonian Institution schedule of 1863, 20 pages, with 2 pages of letters and corrections of the lists.

(b)- A second copy of Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary, 20 pages only. November 8, 1864.

(c)- Copy of the Maya vocabulary by George Gibbs, 6 pages.

(d)- A copy-not exact-of the Nahuatl vocabulary, by George Gibbs, 6 pages. Further annotated in red by J.N.B. Hewitt.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1047
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1047-a-b-c-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1047
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1047

MS 3898 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, 1827-1894  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, 1777-1846  Search this
Porter, I.  Search this
Extent:
1 Portfolio
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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

MS 126 Notes on the Tinn'e or Chipewyan Indians of British Columbia

Collector:
Ross, Bernard R.  Search this
Annotator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Denésoliné (Chipewyan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains notes by George Gibbs; all in Mr. Gibb's writing.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 126
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 126, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS126
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms126

MS 197 Chinook vocabulary

Annotator:
Suckley, George, 1830-1869  Search this
Compiler:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
39 Pages
Culture:
Chinook  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1855
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

MS 197-a Letter from George Suckley to George Gibbs concering natural history, Indian tribes, and mounds of the vicinty. Ft. Dalles, Oregon Territory. April 18, 2955. 4 pp.

MS 197-b Chinook vocabulary compiled by George Gibbs, with additions and alterations by George Sackley. n.d. 39pp.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 197-a, NAA MS 197-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 197b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS197
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms197

MS 144 Letter and Chipewyan and Sekani vocabularies

Creator:
Ross, Bernard R.  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Sekani  Search this
Denésoliné (Chipewyan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1858
Scope and Contents:
(a)- Letter from Mr. Ross to George Gibbs, dated November 10, 1858; Gives detailed information relative to the various Chipewyan tribes, with abstract of the census of McKenzies River District, June 1, 1858. 6 pages. (b)- Vocabulary of the Chipewyan (Caribou Eaters and Yellow Knives), and the Sekani (Sickannie), 5 pages with parallel columns. (c)- A copy of the Chipewyan vocabulary , by Gibbs, with changes. 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 144-a-b-c
Topic:
Censuses -- McKenzies River District  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 144-a-b-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS144
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms144

MS 720 Noosoluph or Upper Chehalis and "Kwinaitl" or Quinault vocabularies

Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
25 Pages
Culture:
Chehalis  Search this
Quinault  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1850's-1860's
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in HRSCV.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 720
Citation:
Manuscript 720, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS720
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms720
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MS 392 Cherokee vocabulary in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary schedule

Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in Smithsonian Institution, Comparative Vocabulary in handwriting of George Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 392
Local Note:
Manuscript Document
General:
Previously titled "Cherokee vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 392, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS392
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms392

MS 1135 Three Mohave vocabularies

Creator:
Mowry, Sylvester, 1830-1871  Search this
Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Informant:
Oatman, Olive Ann  Search this
Extent:
37 Pages
Culture:
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

1. Ham-mock-ha-vi [vocabulary], by Major Heintzelman. No date. 6 pages.

2. Mohave [vocabulary], by Lt. Mowry. No date. 6 pages. Recorded in Comparative Vocabulary. Copied by George Gibbs. Informant: Olive Catman, a five year captive of the Mohave.

3. Comparative vocabulary of Mohave and Humokhavi. No date. 13 pages. Recorded in Department of Interior Comparative Vocabulary. Copied by Gibbs. Mohave contents from Manuscripts 819-a and 1042.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1135
Local Note:
Manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1135, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1135
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1135
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MS 1024-a Comparative Vocabulary, Pueblo Indians of San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Pojoaque, Nambe, Tesuque

Creator:
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy in hand of George Gibbs, marked "Simpson No. 2." Gives one native term only for each English word.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1024-a
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1024-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1024A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1024a

MS 1611 Letter to George Gibbs

Creator:
Evans, J. P.  Search this
Addressee:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
September 7, 1868
Scope and Contents:
Historical and linguistic notes 4 pages. Also a brief account in handwriting of George Gibbs, of the Cherokee Removal, and a vocabulary, mostly geographical, 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1611
Place:
Ft. Smith Arkansas
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1611, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1611
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1611

MS 1156-b Vocabulary of the Pueblo Indians of Zuni

Creator:
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy in hand of George Gibbs, marked, "Simpson [Number] 5."

Title page, filed with Navajo Manuscript Number 104, reads, "Vocabularies of the Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico from a Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe New Mexico to the Navajo Country, by Jas. H. Simpson 1st Lieut. Top. Eng. Phila. 1852." (Note added by SJB 12/1969.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1156-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1156-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1156B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1156b

MS 994 Cayuse comparative vocabulary

Creator:
Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages
Culture:
Cayuse  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1859
Scope and Contents:
Also copy by George Gibbs. 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 994
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary and letter"
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Salish language  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 994, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS994
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms994

MS 817 Pah-leo comparative vocabulary

Creator:
Washington, R. A. (Richard A.)  Search this
Gabb, William M.  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Paiute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1868
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in Comparative Vocabulary. Copied from Washington's data; Dr William H. Gabb. Paviotso vocabulary. Compiler was interpreter at Walker River Reservation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 817
Local Note:
manuscript document
General:
Previously titled "Piute Language."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 817, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS817
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms817
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MS 742 Notes by Gibbs on the source of his Salishan vocabularies

Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Northwest Coast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Many vocabularies are recorded in Manuscript Number 227, as follows: Flathead, Kalispelm or Pend Oreille, Shewhapmukh or Shuswap, Nikutemukh (Couteaux or Samena), Spokane, Piskwaus, Show-yel-pi or Colville, Okinaken (or Okanagan), Yukeh, Lilowat, Samena, Hailtzuk (BellaBella), and Belhoola, Kalapuya, and Molele.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 742
Citation:
Manuscript 742, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS742
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms742

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