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MS 4201 Southeast ethnographic and vocabulary notes

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Billy, Baptiste  Search this
Informant:
Billiot, Billy  Search this
Verdine, Yeet  Search this
Bohanan, Anthony  Search this
Lewis, Jackson  Search this
Extent:
163 Pages
Culture:
Ofo  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Atakapa  Search this
Miccosukee Seminole (Mikasuki)  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Tunica  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Houma  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Diaries
Date:
May, 1907
Scope and Contents:
Includes: census of Indian families in several Louisiana towns, pages 2 and 200; Houma vocabulary, pages 3, 198, and 4; Alibamu belt design, page 8; Hitchiti and Creek stories, pages 29-33, 172-169; and diagram of "Stomp ground in Greenleaf Mtns. for Natchez and Cherokee," page 58. Diary of May 2-22 [1907] in Louisiana; then proceeds to Indian Territory. In stenographic notebook. Is numbered 1-100 on on side of pages and 101-200 running back the other way on reverse; but notes have been taken in normal order. Partial outline of contents prepared summer, 1970 by M. C. Blaker gives page numbers in order inscribed, Incomplete outline of contents left with manuscript.-- MCB, 6/1972.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4201
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
American Indian -- Southeast  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Censuses  Search this
Ofo language  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Alabama language  Search this
Atakapa language  Search this
Hitchiti language  Search this
Creek language  Search this
Biloxi language  Search this
Natchez language  Search this
Tunica language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
Manuscript 4201, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4201
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4201
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MS 4153 Koasati linguistic material; and ethnographic notes and census data on the Koasati and Alibamu

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Informant:
Langley, Jackson  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages
Culture:
Alibamu  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
Coushatta (Koasati)  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1906-1930
Scope and Contents:
Contents: "Population of Koasati village." Manuscript document with A. title by Swanton. 2 pages. Kinship terms. Autograph document 4 pages. Koasati words and phrases. 14 pages. Koasati texts with interlinear English "collected Jul. 23-Aug. 1, 1930, from Jackson Langley." [Kinder, Louisiana (Cf. Number 4154)] Autograph document. 36 pages. Koasati stories, and ethnographic notes on the Koasati, Alabama, and Tunica; in English. Autograph document. 33 pages. Lists of names and clan affiliations of the Koasati and Alabama in Louisiana. Autograph and Manuscript Document. 5 pages. "Census of the Alibamo [sic] and Koasati in Polk County, Texas 1910," with names and clan affiliations. Autograph document. 25 pages. Typescript Document with Autograph and Manuscript annotations. 11 pages. List of Alibamu and Koasati English and native names. Autograph documet. 2 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Swanton worked with the Alibamu in 1906-1913, and with the Koasati from 1912-1930, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 28, page 13; AR 34, page 13-14; and AR 48, page 5.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4153
Local Note:
A. note S. by Swanton indicates that he made this material available to Lyda A. Taylor for her study of the Koasati.
autograph document
manuscript document
typescript document with annotations
Topic:
Censuses -- Koasati  Search this
Censuses -- Alibamu  Search this
Kinship -- Koasati  Search this
Kinship -- Alibamu  Search this
Names -- Koasati  Search this
Names -- Alibamu  Search this
Folklore -- Koasati  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4153
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4153
Online Media:

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