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Correspondence- Algonquian language and dialogue

Container:
Box 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2004-2005
Collection Restrictions:
The Blair Rudes papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Blair Rudes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blair Rudes papers
Blair Rudes papers / Series 5: Dialog Translation / 5.1: The New World
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw347f6b46e-ae5c-4701-a8de-a3e0f6dbb247
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2009-16-ref286

Correspondence with Chief Ken Adams re: Virginia Algonquian language materials

Container:
Box 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2006
Collection Restrictions:
The Blair Rudes papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Blair Rudes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Blair Rudes papers
Blair Rudes papers / Series 5: Dialog Translation / 5.1: The New World
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3641c2733-68ab-4b95-9494-4f67240f6035
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2009-16-ref287

Oral History Interview with Dr. Gabrielle Tayac

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Gabrielle Tayac, a historian at the National Museum of the American Indian, discussed the history and culture of the Nacotchtank Indians who lived within the boundaries of present-day Washington, D.C., and the Anacostia area. She also spoke of the Algonquian languages as well as the destruction of the Nacotchtank people, language, and culture.
Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Nacotchtank Indians  Search this
Algonquin Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
East of the River: Interview with Dr. Gabrielle Tayac, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005178
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East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records / Series 3: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa74b6ecacc-e8a5-4a48-bed0-618d11bd39c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-052-ref526

John Eliot [?]

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
John Eliot, 1604 - 1690  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 111.9 x 91.8cm (44 1/16 x 36 1/8")
Frame: 139.1 x 119.1 x 9.4cm (54 3/4 x 46 7/8 x 3 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
John Eliot: Male  Search this
John Eliot: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Object number:
L/NPG.17.2006
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ee1ac121-7d53-411b-9459-bc0a65302a90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_L_NPG.17.2006

MS 2784 Fox Legend: The story of a man who knew how to hunt

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Page 1 of text, rest missing.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2784
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2784, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2784
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw306129cb2-95f6-45e4-a47c-08b568475a93
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2784

MS 2782: Fox Legend: When the Indians and whites first saw each other

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Chuck  Search this
Extent:
32 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2782
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2782, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2782
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b242011b-6352-47ec-b084-d619eacdb0b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2782

MS 2786 Fox Legend: The one who charged it

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2786
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2786, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2786
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw371367f93-b2a6-4501-85ce-812ec25c5423
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2786

Letter to F. W. Hodge

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Pointing out errors in a map of Algonquian languages prepared by John R. Swanton and Truman Michelson.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(10)
Topic:
Algonquin  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3718f5b1a-01ba-4fad-ad73-61345bce3fa3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref8

MS 2846 Wisakea Legend

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Names:
Wisakea (Fox)  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of page 1, rest missing.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2846
Local Note:
See 40th AR.
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw338b42c63-824b-43a5-9289-db41473c02da
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2846

MS 4860 James A. Geary papers on Algonquian linguistics

Collector:
Geary, James A.  Search this
Informant:
Otterby, Tom  Search this
Extent:
18 Boxes
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Fox  Search this
Cree  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1960
Scope and Contents:
Collection includes Fox, Ojibwa, and Cheyenne linguistic data obtained from informants; Fox and Ojibwa dictionaries prepared largely from published sources; notes on Powhatan, Cree, Menominee, and comparative Algonquian; publications in and concerning Algonquian languages; correspondence; and miscellaneous personal papers.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4860
Local Note:
Full series of Father Geary's Algonquian linguistic manuscripts are detailed in inventory of Geary papers, Number 4860, copy in "Master" file.
Autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4860, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4860
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38ac05cdb-bcc9-4c03-bec7-e50ce8d02fc4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4860

The Algonquian Languages

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder Oversize Map Folder 8, Drawer 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents note:
map on 2 sheets; by (or from?) H A Gleason
Collection Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William C. Sturtevant papers
William C. Sturtevant papers / Series 12: Maps
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3250d4cce-c3eb-4c52-8cab-88d53f214d62
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref15117

MS 2694 List of bodily parts in Fox

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2694
Topic:
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2694, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2694
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3415d22a2-8c10-43e0-988d-a290435791fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2694

Leonard Bloomfield papers

Creator:
Bloomfield, Leonard, 1887-1949  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet (6 document boxes and 13 card file boxes)
Culture:
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Cree  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Mahican  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Meskwaki (Fox)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Summary:
Bloomfield was one of America's foremost scientific linguists, concerned with theoretical, descriptive, and applied aspects of his field. A teacher of German and an accomplished Indo-European scholar, he also carried out reserch on the languages of non-literated peoples on Algonquian languages.
Scope and Contents:
The collection concerns Bloomfield's work and the work of his students and colleagues--Charles Frederick Voegelin, Morris Swadesh, and Bernard Bloch--on Algonquian languages, particularly Menoninee, Chippewa, Shawnee, Delaware, Fox, Mahican, and Cree. Included are manuscript word lists, grammar notes, and texts together with some related printed and processed materials. In addition, the collection contains weekly summaries used in a Linguistic Institute course on (Oklahoma) Delaware, dated July-August, 1939. Voegelin was the linguist while the speaker was Willie Longbone. There are also a few letters of colleagues and informants (Ruth Landes, Joe Satterlee, Amos Striker, and Voegelin); an early draft of the 1946 publication Algonquian, Viking Fund Publications in Anthroplogy Number 6, pages 85-129; and other writings. Also included, sometimes as waste materials on the backs of newer manuscripts, are materials relating to Bloomfield's work on European languages and on Turkish.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Related Materials:
The Yale University Library and the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center at the University of Chicago Library hold additional Leonard Bloomfield papers.
Restrictions:
The Leonard Bloomfield papers are open for research.

Access to the Leonard Bloomfield papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Citation:
Leonard Bloomfield papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1981-04
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34004f1af-9dcc-41af-84d8-722ebea6ef32
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1981-04

MS 2722 Truman Michelson notes on Hidatsa language

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Packineau, Ruth  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1912 January 24
Scope and Contents:
Single page of handwritten Hidatsa linguistic notes from Truman Michelson's research on Algonquian languages at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. These brief notes, which include Hidatsa terms used by female for "my mother," "my father," and "my younger brother," were obtained from Ruth Packineau, a 14 year old student. Michelson describes the language as "Siouxan Gros Ventre" in his notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2722
Local Note:
Title changed from "Hidatsa terms used by female Ego for my mother, my father, and my younger brother January 24, 1912" 4/17/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2703 for his other linguistic notes that he gathered at Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Hidatsa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2722, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2722
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379ed42c9-f8a2-474c-a34f-e9e8b0fda661
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2722
Online Media:

Wiyot/Yurok/Mattole

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Names:
Reichard, Gladys Amanda, 1893-1955  Search this
Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Culture:
Wiyot  Search this
Yurok  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Mattole  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Maps
Place:
California
Date:
1926, 1942
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Northern and Central California series contains John P. Harrington's research on Wiyot, Yurok, and Mattole. Throughout his notes, Wiyot is abbreviated Sul. for Sulaatlak and, rarely, Wiy. Yurok is abbreviated Yur. or Trin[idad] lang[uage], and Mattole is abbreviated M. or B[ear] R[iver] Mat. The Wiyot vocabulary consists of thirteen pages of numbers and terms for counting obtained during an interview with Amos Riley at Indianola on March 5, 1926. The name for Eel River is given and there are several references to two other Wiyot speakers, Jerry and Birdie James. The comparative vocabulary section consists of lexical items semantically arranged. The majority of the terms are Wiyot forms given by Birdie James and Amos Riley, although some equivalences in Yurok from James and in Mattole from Theodore Prince are interspersed. A variety of vocabulary is given, with tribenames and placenames being the most numerous. The data in these last two categories are particularly detailed and include etymologies, references to Indian trails, a few rough sketch maps, and comments on names excerpted from several secondary sources (Reichard 1925; Nomland and Kroeber 1936). Another set of files is composed of comments from Yurok and Wiyot speakers on published placename data from T. T. Waterman (1920) and Llewellyn L. Loud (1918). The first section, labeled "C. W. on Wat.," contains comments by Charlie Williams on tribenames and placenames given in the text and on associated maps (Rectangles A, B, H. I, J, K) in Waterman's "Yurok Geography." While most of the locations discussed are in the region of the Klamath River mouth, places in Tolowa, Wiyot, and Hupa territory are also mentioned. Unmarked forms are presumably Yurok names from Williams. His data were partially checked over with Birdie James, who gave both Yurok and Wiyot terms. A few comments were added by Orick Bob. The second section of rehearings is keyed to Rectangles H, I, J, and K in Waterman. Many of the placenames treated are in the Redwood Creek area near the home of Yurok speaker Orick Bob. Bob also volunteered a few terms for animals and tribes. The third section features comments of Birdie James on placenames given by Waterman, and by Loud in his "Ethnogeography and Archaeology of the Wiyot Territory." Harrington also utilized a number of maps (Belcher 1921; U. S. C. & G. S. 1940) in his work. A brief compilation of miscellaneous vocabulary found with the placename data appears at the end. To serve as a questionnaire for his work with Isaac Duncan and Johnny Jackson, Harrington gleaned placenames from Goddard's "The Bear River Dialect of Athapascan" and Nomland's "Sinkyone Notes" and "Bear River Ethnography." Many of the Mattole terms he obtained are unlabeled, making it difficult at times to determine who provided the data. Most of the placenames are from the Bear River and Mattole River regions; in addition there are a limited number from the Eel River area and beyond. Stories, miscellaneous vocabulary, and biographical notes are also included. A small section of miscellaneous notes appears at the end of the field data. Included are biographical notes on the informants and others, notes from the Hupa speaker, Dusky, a few observations by Harrington on the phonetics of the languages, general information on Gladys A. Reichard's work, and notes from a conversation with C. F. Voegelin regarding Yurok, Nootka, and Algonquian.
Supplemental material consists of copies which Harrington made of Alfred L. Kroeber's field data. One set of notes, labeled "Yurok (collected by A. L. Kroeber, copied by J.P.H.)" consists of words and phrases. The second group is preceded by an explanatory note which refers to a Kroeber letter of 1906. Harrington copied vocabulary items from a series of Kroeber's notebooks onto separate slips for further analysis. Only sample pages of these files have been filmed to show Harrington's format; the original field notes are located at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Biographical / Historical:
During his work on Karok in the spring of 1926, John P. Harrington recorded a brief vocabulary in Wiyot from Amos Riley of Indianola, California. It was not until sixteen years later that he returned to the area to make a more thorough study of that language and the related Yurok. He simultaneously recorded a lesser amount of Mattole data for comparison with other languages of the Northwest Coast and California which he had been recording.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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Topic:
Wiyot language  Search this
Yurok language  Search this
Mattole language  Search this
Nootka language  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Toponymy  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Maps
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 2.2
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John Peabody Harrington Papers
John Peabody Harrington Papers / Series 2: Papers Relating to the Native American history, language and culture of northern and central California
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw352a01446-49f6-4f00-a0e8-03f69f151745
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref13144
Online Media:

Native American History, Language, and Culture of the Northeast & Southeast

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
11.33 Linear feet ((35 boxes))
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Manuscripts
Field notes
Date:
undated
1907-1957
Scope and Contents note:
The arrangement of material in this section forms the basis for Volume 6 of the microfilmed papers. The reel numbers of corresponding microfilm are listed where appropriate. "N/A" indicates material that was not included in the microfilm.
Scope and Contents:
This series within the John Peabody Harrington papers represents the results of Harrington's work on the native languages and cultures of the East, a region in which he worked primarily in the later part of his career as ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. The documents focus primarily on linguistic data and contain rehearings of early vocabularies as well as detailed studies of placenames.
Arrangement:
Series is arranged into 12 subseries: (1) Algonquian; (2) Shawnee/Peoria; (3) Western Abnaki/Eastern Abnaki/Passamaquoddy; (4) Massachusett; (5) Mahican/Stockbridge; (6) Northern Iroquoian; (7) Wyandot; (8) Delaware (Oklahoma and Ontario); (9) Powhatan; (10) Cherokee; (11) Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw; (12) General and Miscellaneous Materials
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Toponymy  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Iroquoian languages  Search this
Muskogean languages  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Manuscripts
Field notes
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Series 6
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John Peabody Harrington Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3508a63e5-c24a-4c78-b328-ccb194dd77d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref14790

Algonquian

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
Culture:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Miami  Search this
Mohegan  Search this
Pequot  Search this
Montauk  Search this
Montagnais Innu  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Northeast/Southeast series contains John P. Harrington's Algonquian research. It consists primarily of material he collected; there is very little original data, most of which are undated. The topics covered are Cheyenne grammar, Fox linguistic notes, Menominee grammar, Miami-Peoria grammar, Mohegan-Pequot-Montauk vocabulary, Montagnais miscellaneous notes, Nanticoke-Conoy-Unalachtigo linguistic notes, Ojibwa linguistic notes, Potawatomi linguistic notes, and comparative and miscellaneous notes.

The Cheyenne material consist of two pages of grammatical excerpts from Rodolphe Petter's English-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915).

The Fox notes stem from conversations which Harrington had with Truman Michelson on the Fox syllabary and grammar. One note is dated September 24, 1924; others are undated. One page gives the etymology of the word Chicago and a Potawatomi equivalent. Phonetic material (former B.A.E. MS 6021 pt. and 6025pt.) is based on William Jones's "Algonquian (Fox)" (1911). A bibliography is included, mainly on Michelson's publications and manuscripts which he submitted to the B.A.E.

The Menominee files contain a phonetic key from Leonard Bloomfield's Menomini Texts (1928), a short report on a conversation with Michelson (former B.A.E. MS 6025pt. and 6030), and a brief description of Menominee tentshaking was excerpted from W. J. Hoffman's The Menomini Indians (1896).

Miami-Peoria vocabulary were copied from Albert Gatschet's B.A.E. manuscripts 3025 and 3026b. (Those entries marked 3026b are no longer listed as part of that B.A.E. manuscript.)

An 1890 copy of a 1798 Montauk vocabulary taken by John Lyon Gardiner was loaned to Harrington by Foster H. Saville. There are also a three-page typescript of this manuscript and several pages of a Mohegan-Pequot bibliography.

For Montagnais, there are three bibliographical notes. Two placenames came from J.N.B. Hewitt in November 1926.

Reading notes on Nanticoke, Conoy, and Unalachtigo were taken principally from Speck's The Nanticoke and Conoy Indians . .. (1927) and from Hodge's "Handbook" (1907). Some linguistic and ethnohistoric material is included and there is a brief bibliography.

Ojibwa forms the largest portion of this subseries. It includes notes from a joint interview conducted most likely in 1940 with C. F. Voegelin and his informant, Gregor McGregor, who was technically considered a speaker of Ottawa. There are also notes Harrington took of Voegelin's lecture at the University of Michigan on June 25, 1940 (former B.A.E. MS 6020pt.). There is a slight emphasis on placenames in an otherwise random vocabulary. From James Hammond Trumbull's Notes on Forty Algonkin Versions of the Lord's Prayer (1873), Harrington copied the Southern Chippeway version (pp. 74 -75) and penciled in a slightly different English translation. A final potpourri of undated notes includes a miscellaneous vocabulary from secondary sources and a few pages of grammatical material. The etymologies of several Ojibwa words are briefly developed. Frederic Baraga's A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language is the most frequently cited source (former B.A.E. MS 6020pt. and 6025pt.).

The Potawatomi files contain material from Harrington's interview with Chief Simon Kahquados in Blackwell, Wisconsin (n.d.) with whom he recorded general ethnographic information, particularly regarding the loss of Potawatomi lands due to Indian Office policies and illegal acts of the Menominee. A brief vocabulary is included. Unrelated to this interview is a Potawatomi phoneme chart.

Comparative material includes reading notes regarding the earliest appearances of certain Algonquian phonetic sounds. Harrington consulted primarily the works of Sir Isaac Pitman, Jean Claude Mathevet (Nipissing, Abnaki), and Silas Tertius Rand (Micmac). Additional peripheral bibliographical information is identified in the notes. The only date recorded is March 26, 1951. There are other scattered reading notes with Menominee, Cree, Fox, and Ojibwa phonetic comparisons, based mainly on Leonard Bloomfield's Menomini Texts (1938) and Plains Cree Texts (1934). One page of Arapaho terms was copied from Kroeber.

In the category of general linguistic and ethnographic notes (former B.A.E. ms. 6025pt.), information results from various conversations with fellow linguists: Truman Michelson and J.N.B. Hewitt on September 24, 1924; Hewitt in November 1924 and November 1926; Michelson in October 1930; and Michelson and Frank G. Speck in May 1934. Under the heading "The Southern Delawares," Harrington arranged random information on the Virginia Indians, touching briefly on history and ethnography. He included some Abnaki, Cree, and Cherokee linguistic terms, as well as a general bibliography. Vocabulary material in this series (former B.A.E. MS 6025pt.) consists of terms from various Algonquian languages, most probably taken from unidentified printed sources. One note gives "The Chief from Mass[achusetts]" as an informant. One group of terms is compared with Natick words and with a vocabulary recorded by Roger Williams.
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Accession #1976-95
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Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Menominee language  Search this
Miami language (Ind. and Okla.)  Search this
Mohegan language  Search this
Montagnais language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Potawatomi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 6.1
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Massachusett

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Names:
Eliot, John, 1604-1690  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (box)
Culture:
Massachusett  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Place:
Maine
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This small subseries of the Northeast/Southeast series contains John P. Harrington's Massachusett research. The section of writings (former B.A.E. ms. 6018pt.) is based principally on the works of the seventeenth-century missionary John Eliot. An article titled "Two Massachusetts Texts with Interlinear Translation" was intended for submission to the International Journal of American Linguistics but was not published. The material includes a typescript and two preliminary drafts with related notes. It covers biographical information on Eliot and lists his writings according to those containing translations and those without translations. The texts Harrington chose for the paper are the Beatitudes and the Lord's Prayer from the Gospel of St. Matthew. Much of the biographical and historical information comes from James C. Pilling's Bibliography ofthe Algonquian Languages (1891). Also consulted was James Trumbull's "Natick Dictionary" (1903). Harrington provided C. E. Lauterbach of Pasadena with an interlinear translation of Eliot's version of the 23rd Psalm. This subseries also contains a copy of Massachusett language placenames excerpted from the Dictionary of American-Indian Place and Proper Names in New England (1909) by R. A. Douglas-Lithgow (D.-L.). There are no linguistic annotations. (Former B.A.E. ms. 6029pt.).
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Topic:
Wampanoag language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
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Names, Geographical  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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NAA.1976-95, Subseries 6.4
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Supplemental Material on the Northeast/Southeast

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (box)
Culture:
Penobscot -- language  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Fox  Search this
Cree  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Massachusett  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Conoy Indians  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Wyandot  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains material that supplement Harrington's Northeast/Southeast field notes.

The file on Algonquian includes three slips of Fox, Cree, Ojibwa, and Massachusett (labeled "Natick") vocabulary in the hand of Truman Michelson; typed copies of the above; notes on Cree and Ojibwa from secondary sources; information on the growing of wild rice by the Menominee; and miscellaneous notes on placenames and tribenames regarding the Cree, Ojibwa, Conoy, Nanticoke, and Narraganset.

The Shawnee/Peoria section consists of six pages of notes on Shawnee tribal divisions.

Among the miscellaneous material on the Abnaki languages is a page of Penobscot vocabulary obtained from Frank Siebert in April 1940. The remaining material was compiled during fieldwork on Western Abnaki at St. Francis in 1949. There are four pages on possible informants from Charles Nolet and a page of vocabulary from "Am"; bibliographic references; and lexical and grammatical notes excerpted from the works of Joseph Laurent and Masta.

For Massachusett there are three pages of miscellaneous notes with references to Trumbull's Natick Dictionary.

The bulk of the file on Iroquoian consists of a typed copy of an unidentified historical text from the 1880s. It discusses the relations of the Iroquois with the Spanish, French, and English settlers in the New World. Special mention is made of Gy-ant-va-chia (Cornplanter), chief of the Seneca. The spacing of the lines of text suggests that Harrington was planning to add a translation or annotations of some kind. There are also three pages of miscellaneous notes in his hand.

Most of the file on Delaware consists of information on placenames and tribenames obtained from Frank Siebert, Carl F. Voegelin, and a number of Oklahoma residents in 1940. Siebert gave both Delaware and Penobscot terms, and Unami words were given by Roy Longbone, Salley Fallleaf, and Jake Parks. Munsee forms were obtained from Josiah Montour and Jane Pattice of the Six-Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada. Also included are a carbon copy of a typed list of possible informants and several pages of miscellaneous notes from the works of Brinton, Strachey, and Zeisberger.

The section on Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw contains twenty-one pages of vocabulary (mostly on tribenames) which Harrington obtained in an interview with James Feagin Sylestine, a speaker of the Alabama language, on April 25, 1940. The informant's home was in Livingston, Texas, although he was at the Shawnee Sanatorium at the time Harrington worked with him. The remaining miscellaneous notes were excerpted from various published and manuscript sources. They include references to Creek, Cherokee, Seminole, Alabama, and Choctaw.

Miscellaneous material relating to the East consists of brief notes which Harrington copied from a number of secondary sources. There are mentions of the Huron, Wyandot, Powhatan, and Cherokee tribes, among others. Three of the pages consist of a partial typed list (alphabetically arranged K to M) of "Carolina and Virginia Algonquian" words. This list is based on that given in the commentary on the map of Raleigh's Virginia, pages 852 to 872 of The Roanoke Voyages, which was published by the Hakluyt Society in 1955.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Wampanoag language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Narragansett language  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Delaware language  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Creek language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Alabama language  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.6
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MS 2781 Fox text collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
14 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents unknown.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2781
General:
Previously titled "Text"
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2781, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2781
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
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