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Remarks: 10/18/40- Letter to National Geographic Society, referred to Dr. Stirling for reply. Inquiry re. Penobscot villages, and native dress of the pre-colonial period. 1/9/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Algonquians. 1/21/46 - Letter re. migrations of the Seminoles. Enclosed sketch of Indian figure wearing tunic. 2/18/46 - Letter re. Algonquian tribal divisions; dugout canoes, etc. 5/6/46 - Letter dated April 21, 1946, forwarded to Dr. F.G. Speck for reply.
3/26/50 - Sketch of native dress (from "Penobscot Man") and moccasin; notes; letter. 3/31/50 - North Eastern Indian costumes, Wawenock tribe (Abnaki?) in 1615 - who were they? 4/3/50 - Whitetail deer in Maine, its range, population etc. Sketch of Indian in native dress on snowshoes. 4/11/50 - Reply to above letters by Dr. Stirling in acknowledgement of information contained therein. 4/12/50 - Costumes of Maliset or Woolastook, and Passamaquoddy, including the kilt, etc., etc. enclosed sketches. 4/17/50 - Warfare between the Wabanaki and Iroquois; reference to Henry Red Eagle, A Wolastook, also known as Malacite; said to be a chief (?). 4/23/50 - Additional notes on the Malecite costume (kilt) (miscellaneous newsclippings included),
ate., etc. A typed and signed letter from F.G. Speck to Mr. Fisher was enclosed with the letter of April 17, 1950. 1950 (not itemized) 5/17/46 - Notes on "Red Paint People"; flint deposit at Mt. Kineo, Moosehead Lake; stone relics; collections of artifacts at State House, Maine, and U.S. National Museum. 9/19/49 - Data on early N.E. headdresses and costumes. Enclosed sketch of feather headdress. 2/ /50 - Notes on moccasins (sketches); notes on Saco or Sakoki tribe; linguistic notes. Enclosed letter to him written by Chief Nudahbeh (a Penobscot). 3/2/50 - Sketch of birch bark wigwam of Maine Indians, and notes in letter. 3/12/50 - Sketch of Indian moccasin; sketch (pen and ink) showing coon killing a copperhead.
Newsclipping on Cheyenne protest against mural in the Postoffice at Watonga, Oklahoma. 3/20/50 - Notes on scalping - taught to Indians by European soldiers (?). Sketch of Indian in native dress. Newsclipping of Maine bull moose. 3/22/50 - Drawings of Indians of Colonial period; birch bark wigwam; moccasins, headdress, costume decorations.
Contents as follows: Slavery; Origins, migrations, etc; "Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples." (A.F.C ?) "Ditmarsh dialect and modern English; Mohawk words; Algonquian words in English. (A.F.C. ?) "Some radicals of the Kootenay language." (A.F.C. ?) Algonquian plant and fruit names (A.F.C. ?); Counting; "Removal by whites of Indians from America." (A.F.C ?); Kutenai notes; Chinese vocabulary (1891); Trail in Illinois; South America (Bibliography); Trumbull, Bibliographic linguistic material.
NAA MS 3447
Algonquian appellations of the Amerindian tribes and peoples
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.
Includes brief introduction and short histories of the Canadian and New York Cayugas until 1807-09. The main text is a detailed account, based mainly on primary legal and governmental sources, of the post-1870 westward migrations, settlements and subsequent factionalism of successive Cayuga groups; their long lasting, close ties with the Seneca; and the formulation and persistence since 1807 of two separate political entities, New York Cayugas and Western Cayugas, the latter recognized since 1937 as part of the "Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma". Also included is a bibliography and a partial list of treaties, agreements, etc., used for identifying Cayuga Indians.
NAA MS 7092
xerox copy of typescript document with Manuscript additions