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MS 2806 Edward Sapir notes on vocabularies of Algonquian languages

Creator:
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939  Search this
Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages
Culture:
Cree  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Maliseet (Malecite)  Search this
Montagnais Innu  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1911
Scope and Contents:
Edward Sapir's typed notes on the vocabularies of various Algonquian languages that he collected in 1911. List of languages covered: Delaware, pages 1-6; Abnaki (Pierreville), page 7-12; Malecite (Riviere du Loup, Thomas Paul), pages 13-17; Micmac, pages 18-23, Cree (Rupert's House), pages 24-25; Montagnais (Louis Clairie, Pointe Bleue), pages 26-28. There are annotations and corrections in ink in Sapir's handwriting (identified by Mary Haas, 4/58). There are also pencil additions signed by Michelson; perhaps all of the pencil additions are his.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2806
Local Note:
Title changed from "Vocabularies" 5/1/2014.
Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Passamaquoddy language  Search this
Micmac language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Montagnais language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy  Search this
Abnaki  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2806, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2806
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2806
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MS 1635 Truman Michelson linguistic and ethnological notes on Ottawa and Munsee

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
50 Pages
Culture:
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Munsee Delaware  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
otta mich
Date:
1922 August 29-September
Scope and Contents:
Notepad containing Truman Michelson's Ottawa and Munsee linguistic and ethnological notes. In pencil in writing tablet as follows: pages [1-21]. Ottawa. Michigan. August 29- September, 1922. (23 pages, total; 2 pages written on backs.) pages [22-23]. Munsee. Moraviantown Reserve, Canada. September, 1922. pages [33-45]. Munsee. Six Nations Reserve, Canada. September, 1922.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1635
Local Note:
Pages 33-45 are written in very hard pencil and the writing is very faint. See typed transcript of ethnographic notes, but not vocabulary lists, on these pages, filed with the Manuscript in October 1971.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Ottawa language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Delaware (Lenape)  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1635, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1635
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1635
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MS 2776 Truman Michelson field notes from the Munsee in Kansas and the Delaware in Oklahoma

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Longbone, Silas  Search this
Elk Hair  Search this
Veix, Mr.  Search this
Veix, Mrs.  Search this
Caleb, Mr  Search this
Plake, Mrs  Search this
Eliot, Mr.  Search this
Caleb, Rufus  Search this
Samuel, Joab  Search this
Spooner, Mrs  Search this
Extent:
170 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Correspondence
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1912-1913
Scope and Contents:
Ethnological and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Munsee in Kansas and the Delaware in Oklahoma in 1912. Also letters received in 1913 from Silas Longbone, one of the Delaware with whom Michelson worked closely. The majority of the notes are on the Delaware, and include Delaware stories in English. According to Ives Goddard, most of the information was provided by Elk Hair, the last great Delaware ceremonialist. Longbone served as an interpreter.

Contents of Delaware files: F.1) Letters from Silas Longbone, Dewey. Oklahoma, January 10, 1913. 5 pages; F.2) Ethnological notes. Longbone, informant. 3 pages; F.3) Legend. 8 pages; F.4) Doll Dance. 11 pages. Notes on small sheets, 2 pages; F.5 ) Delaware linguistic notes. 4 unnumbered pages. Text with interl. translation. 8 pages. Notes on small sheets, 5 pages. (17 pages total); F.6) Notes from Elk Hair. December 12 [1912] 11 pages; F.7) [Story of Delawares and White People] 10 pages; F.8) "Doctoring. Otter Skin Dance, ritualistic origin." 9 pages. Plus small sheet numbered "2". (10 pages.); F.9) Story of Wehixamokas, "the Delaware Sampson." Possibly from Longbone, with comments at end by Silas and Elkhair. 21 pages; F.10) Delaware Meeting House. Elk Hair, age 62. English text. 18 and 1 page (Also 3 pages notes on small sheets, possibly unrelated.); F.11) Miscellaneous ethnological and linguistic notes, apparently Delaware of Oklahoma. 8 pages.

Contents of Munsee files: F.12) "Munsee notes," ethnological and linguistic. Informants: Mr and Mrs Veix, Mr Caleb, Mrs Plake, Mr Eliot, Rufus Caleb, Joab Samuel, Mrs Spooner. 6 and 6 and 1 plus 3 pages. (16 pages total); F.13) [Munsee. Mrs Plake mentioned as 1 inft.] Text with interlinear English translation. 10 pages. Vocabulary and other linguistic notes, 9 unnumbered pages and pages numbered 2-8. (26 pages, total)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2776
Topic:
Delaware language  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2776, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2776
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2776

Ives Goddard Sound Recordings 1965-1972

Creator:
Goddard, Ives 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
16 sound recordings
Culture:
Delaware Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Oromo (African people)  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1965
1965-1972
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Delaware language  Search this
Shawnee language  Search this
Atsina language  Search this
See more items in:
Ives Goddard Papers, 1964-2005
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379950

John Peabody Harrington papers: Supplemental Material on the Northeast/Southeast, circa 1907-circa 1957

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman 1879-1938  Search this
Physical description:
1 box
Culture:
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Massachuset Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Conoy Indians  Search this
Nanticoke Indians  Search this
Narragansett Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Abenaki Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Powhatan Indians  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Type:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1907
1907-1957
circa 1907-circa 1957
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
Penobscot 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
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Contact the repository for terms of use
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers: Notes and writings on special linguistic studies, 1907-1957
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363614

Ives Goddard Papers 1964-2005

Creator:
Goddard, Ives 1941-  Search this
Goddard, Ives 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Harrison, Henry  Search this
Berman, Howard  Search this
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim 1883-1930  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 5 inches, 22 CD-ROMs
Type:
Sound recordings
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Electronic records
Slip files
Date:
1964-2005
Topic:
Conoy--Linguistics  Search this
Delaware--Social organization--Ceremonies  Search this
Malecite--Prosodics  Search this
Menominee--Phonetics  Search this
Uto-Aztecan--Pronomial system  Search this
Alsea--Grammar  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Fieldnotes and sound recordings are restricted during Dr. Goddard's lifetime
See more items in:
Ives Goddard Papers, 1964-2005
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87844

A collection of hymns [microform] : in Muncey and English, for the use of the native Indians / translated by Charles Halfmoon

Title:
Minseewee loonzwaywaukunnul
Author:
Halfmoon, Charles  Search this
Luckenbach, Abraham 1777-1854  Search this
Physical description:
206 p. ; 14 cm
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1842
Topic:
Hymns, Munsee  Search this
Munsee language--Texts  Search this
Call number:
mfc 006542.03
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_488056

A collection of hymns, in Muncey and English, for the use of the native Indians. Translated by Charles Halfmoon

Author:
Halfmoon, Charles  Search this
Luckenbach, Abraham 1777-1854  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., [3] 206 p. 14 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1842
Topic:
Hymns, Munsee  Search this
Munsee language--Texts  Search this
Call number:
PM1961.Z71H2 1842
PM1961.Z71H2 1842
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_342385

Native Americans in the Susquehanna River Valley, past and present / edited by David J. Minderhout

Author:
Minderhout, David Jay 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Susquehanna River Valley
Date:
2013
Topic:
Indians of North America--History  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1010588

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