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MS 427 "Creation Myth" and "Cosmogonic Myth in Onondaga"

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Buck, John, Chief  Search this
Jones, Abbet  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1888-1889, 1897
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 427
General:
Previously titled "Creation and Cosmogonic (translation) Myths."
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Cosmology -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 427, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS427
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 400 Translation of the 1st chapter of Genesis into the Seneca language

Collector:
Smith, Erminnie A. (Erminnie Adele), 1836-1886  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Translator:
Pierce, M. B. (Maris Bryant), 1811-1874  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Seneca -- Genesis, 1st chapter  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
July 27, 1880
Scope and Contents:
"Original translation, 1835."
Biographical / Historical:
Maris B. Pierce was a full blood Indian who was educated at Dartmouth College.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 400
Local Note:
manuscript document signed
General:
Previously titled "First Chapter of Genesis, translated by Maris B. Pierce"
Topic:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 400, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS400
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 403 Mohave and Waicuri linguistic notes

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Waicuri  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains vocabulary items and grammar notes on Mohave. The Mohave material may be derived from the text of Manuscript 2071.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 403
Local Note:
Waicuri (3 pages) copied from J.C.E. Buschmann, Die Spuren Der Aztekischen Sprache (Berlin, 1859).
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 403, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS403
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 372-b Tuscarora notebook, containing vocabulary, texts, and miscellaneous notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Johnson, Elias  Search this
Williams, Adam  Search this
Translator:
Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-  Search this
Extent:
106 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
February 1883 and September 13, 1885
Scope and Contents:
With the manuscript are the following free renderings in English by A. F. C. Wallace from Gatschet's inter-linear English translations: "Story of the Creation," pages 5-11; "The Migrations of the Iroquois," pages 12-27; "The Thunder and His Son," pages 46-49; "The Tuscaroras Leave North Carolina," pages 79-83; "Johnson Meets a Dwarf while Hunting," pages 84-87; "The Abandoned Baby," pages 94-97. [1948.] Autograph document by Wallace. 14 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 372-b
Other Title:
Story of the Creation
The Migrations of the Iroquois
The Thunder and His Son
The Tuscaroras Leave North Carolina
Johnson Meets a Dwarf while Hunting
The Abandoned Baby
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 372-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS372B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 229 Hotcangara [Winnebago] Syllabary

Creator:
Meeker, Louis L.  Search this
Annotator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
October 29, 1895
Scope and Contents:
Also Meeker to Bureau of American Ethnology, Winnebago, Nebraska transmitting this syllabary October 29, 1895. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages. Presents the native Winnebago syllabary with corresponding transcriptions in a phonetic system improvised by Meeker, and in the Bureau of American Ethnology system. Meeker attempts to establish a root meaning for each syllable. The manuscript has marginal notes in the hand of J.N.B. Hewitt dated November 22, 1896.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 229
Local Note:
autograph document signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 229, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS229
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4046 Miscellaneous field notes, with S. Gibson (Cayuga)

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
June, 1937
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4046
Citation:
Manuscript 4046, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4046
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 470 Correction of notes on law controlling the behavior of Federal chiefs

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Abram, Charles Chief  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- federal chiefs  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1917-1923
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 470
Local Note:
See Number 484.
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 470, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS470
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3512 Requickening Address

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John, Chief  Search this
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
56 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1926
Scope and Contents:
Written by J.N.B. Hewitt in ink and pencil, and also typewriting.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3512
Citation:
Manuscript 3512, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3512
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3644 Lord's Prayer in Mohawk Written in Bureau of American Ethnology Orthography

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois -- Mohawk -- Lord's Prayer  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
Transliterations as used in the Roman Catholic Missions on the St Lawrence River from the Cuoq version in JUDGEMENT ERRONE, page 95. As used in the Missions of the Anglican Church among the Iroquois of Canada, from "The Book of Common Prayer" of the Church of England. And into the Algonkin by Fr. Cuoq, and published in his JUDGEMENT ERRONE at page 100. 1 page each.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3644
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3644, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3644
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 467 Mohawk Cosmology

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
80 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
A revised version, printed in the 21st Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology (pages 255-339)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 467
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Cosmology -- Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 467, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS467
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3855 Miscellaneous collection of linguistic notes

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1916 and ?
Scope and Contents:
Vocabulary relating to the Condolence Council; Onondaga text relating to the League; Onondaga vocabulary in notebook, 11 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3855
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3855, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3855
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3503 Over the Great Forest

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1932 ?
Scope and Contents:
A chant to be chanted during the pause between the sixth and seventh verses of the Farwell Chant. Text and translation. (Gibson version).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3503
Local Note:
See Number 1059, 1067, Iroquois Number 3501, Cayuga Number 3477.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3503, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3503
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4271 J.N.B. Hewitt Correspondence

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Correspondent:
Chew, William  Search this
Cornplanter, Jesse J.  Search this
Haag, Mack  Search this
Harkins, Lee F.  Search this
Hewitt, Alvis David, 1843-1937  Search this
Hewitt, Caroline (Tuscarora)  Search this
Hewitt, David Brainard  Search this
Johnson, Elias  Search this
Kellogg, Laura Cornelius, 1880-1947  Search this
Lincoln, George I.  Search this
Lyons, Iva B.  Search this
Lyon(s), Phoebe Patterson, Mrs  Search this
Chief Emmet Lyons (Onondaga), -1933  Search this
Owl, W. David (Walter David)  Search this
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955  Search this
Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937  Search this
Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955  Search this
Tarbell, Margarette W.  Search this
Chief Wild Pigeon, -1927  Search this
Baldwin, Marie Louise Bottineau, 1863-1952  Search this
Gabaoosa, George  Search this
Gibson, John H.  Search this
Gibson, Simeon, 1889-1943  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Newhouse, Seth  Search this
Morgan, Cecil E. (Cecil Etienne)  Search this
Names:
Society of American Indians  Search this
Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children (Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, N.Y.)  Search this
Owl, W. David (Walter David)  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
1886-ca. 1935
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

1. Letters received from other anthropologists and the public, with a few copies of letters sent, 1886- ca. 1933. Alphabetically arranged.

2. Letters received from Indians of the Onondaga, Tonowanda, and Tuscarora Reservations, with a few copies of letters sent, ca. 1902-ca. 1935. Alphabetically arranged.

3. Letters received from Indians of the Six Nations Reservation, Grand River, Ontario, Canada, with a few copies of letters sent, 1897-1937, Alphabetically arranged.

4. Letters sent, 1902-1905. In letterpress copybook, pages 84-338. Pages 1-83 contain an Iroquois text, untranslated. Correspondents include: Melancon, Art.[?] S. J., Archivist, College Sainte-Marie, Montreau. May 8, 1930. Concerning whereabouts of Ojibwa manuscript of Fr. Ferard.

Bureau of American Ethnology 4721 Correspondents include: Adkins, O.W., Bailey, Nicodemus, Carroll, Julia C., Chew, William, Clute, Alexander H., Coolidge, Sherman Rev. (see Society of American Indians), Cornplanter, Jesse, Doxtator, George, Gansworth, Howard, Haag, Mack, Harkin, Lee F., Henricks, Walter A. Mrs, Hewitt, Alvis B., Hewitt, Caroline, Hewitt, David B., Hill, Mrs, Hill, C. D., Hill, David Russell, Howe, Chester, Honyoust, John, Johnson, Elias, Johnson, Isaac Mrs, Johnson, Matthew L., Johnson, William J., Jonathan, Jesse, Jones, W. Franklin, Kellogg, Laura C. (Mrs O. J.), Kirk, Jesse Rev., Koeppler, John L., Lincoln, George I. (see Thomas Asylum) Lyon(s), Iva B., Lyon(s), Phoebe Patterson Mrs, Lyon(s), Emmet Chief, Metoxen, Pierson L., [RE: Mountpleasant, John] Gearlow, George C., Mountpleasant, Grant, Murray, Robert Knox, Moore, M. M., Owl, W. David (Charo.), Parker, Arthur C., (see Society of American Indians), Patterson, Holland, D., Robinson, Joe T. (U. S. Senator, Arkansas), Seneca Nation, Resolution, March 21, '03, Society of American Indians, The, Parker, Arthur C., Secretary-Treasurer (Includes 2 page biographical notes by JNBH on Jean Baptiste Bottineau) Smith, Lucy M., Tarbell, Margarette (nee M. M. White), Tuscarora Tribe, Thomas Asylum, Lincoln, George I. Superindendent, White, M. M. see Tarbell; Wild Pigeon, Chief.

Correspondents at Six Nations Reservation. (Incomplete list.) Baldwin, Marie L. B., Beaver, G. W., Buck, John, Gabaoosa, George (Garden River, Ontario, Not Brantford, Grand River), Gibson, John H., Gibson, Simeon, Gridley, Marion E. (Indian Council Fire)-- See note on reverse., Hess, Jacob, Hill, Asa R., Newhouse, Seth, 1897-1911, Thomas, David, Morgan, C. E., Lt Col., Gridley, M. includes biographical notes on the following: Dr Arthur C. Parker, William B. Newell (Rolling Thunder), Dr George W. Beaver, W. David Owl, Louis Deer (Oskanonton).

"H" section includes office memos and various papers relating to Hewitt and his career with the Bureau of American Ethnology. (They are not necessarily received from persons whose names begin with H, but should be kept together because of their relevance to Hewitt's career.) Nothing here from Horatio Hale. MCB 6/6/63.

Includes sidelights on others in Bureau of American Ethnology and out- e.g. letter from Sapir concerning Radins "dismisal" and concerning Hewitt's relationship with Hodge.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4271
Local Note:
Researcher (Fr Aloysius Schretlen, SJ) trying to locate Ojibway Manuscript of Fr Ferard says not at Wikwemikong, Jesuit Motherhouse in Canada, as stated elsewhere. Says "I much fear the manuscript may have been lost in the disastrous fire of 1954, for I feel sure it would have been shown to me..." (correspondence 88-464, dated 3/17/88) KTB 4/5/88
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4271, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4271
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 859 Charge to the new chief

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1907, 1923, 1934
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 859
Citation:
Manuscript 859, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS859
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 860 Charging speaker's address to the people

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1907?-1923-1934
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 860
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 860, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS860
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1281-b Chant of the Eulogy of the founders of the league

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1923
Scope and Contents:
Also two additional texts- one 13 pages by ? and one 4 pages by Van Every, 1917.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1281-b
Citation:
Manuscript 1281-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1281B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3549 In Story of Creation Text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3549
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3549, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3549
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3550 Report of the Six Nations Council, Newtown, November 29, 1862

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
12 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Six Nations -- council report  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1862
Scope and Contents:
Original and carbon copy. cf. Parker, 1916, 144 ff.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3550
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3550, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3550
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3560 Notes to Condolence texts- League of the Iroquois

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1916
Scope and Contents:
Onondaga vocabulary; Mohawk vocabulary by Seth Newhouse, November 1916, Six Nations Reservation, Grand River.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3560
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3560, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3560
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3560
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MS 3564 La Fort's Form of Requickening Address

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
1884 (1936)
Scope and Contents:
Typed after correction, with translation in part. Also La Fort Onondaga Text, by J.N.B. Hewitt. Translation made from unrevised text, published by Horatio Hale in Iroquois Book of Rites, 1884. 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3564
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3564, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3564
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3564

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