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Albert Samuel Gatschet Papers 1828-1906

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S (Albert Samuel) 1832-1907  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Photographer:
Choate, John N of Carlisle, Pennsylvania  Search this
Stotz, C. C  Search this
Culture:
Huron  Search this
Iroquois Caughnawaga  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Iroquois Seneca  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Miami Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Samoan  Search this
Iroquois Tuscarora  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1828-1906
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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McCurdy, John A.D.

Collection Creator:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies Collection, Acc. XXXX-0450, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection / Series 1.1: Biographies of Flying Pioneers 1.1
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0450-ref228
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Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Paul Studenski Collection, Acc. 1989-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paul Studenski Collection
Paul Studenski Collection / Series 2: Aviation Career and Activities
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0012-ref27
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.006, [Volume 1 of Charles Francis Hall's Notes on Arctic Explorers]

Author:
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871  Search this
Collection Creator:
Field, Cyrus  Search this
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871  Search this
Franklin, John, 1786-1847  Search this
Royal Geographic Society.  Search this
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 17.0" x 11".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Place:
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Date:
circa 1860
Scope and Contents:
First volume of four notebooks on arctic explorers in preparation for Hall's 1st expedition.
Local Numbers:
AC0702-0000023
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
Charles Francis Hall Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Francis Hall Collection
Charles Francis Hall Collection / .006-.009, Four notebooks with notes on other arctic explorers, in preparation for Hall's 1st expedition
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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MS 2437 Natchez-English dictionary

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
2,400 Items (ca. 2400 pages)
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1908-1920 ?
Scope and Contents:
With English index. Boxes 1-2: Natchez-English; Box 3: English-Natchez. Natchez-English, approximately 1600 cards; English-Natchez index, approximately 800 cards.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2437
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2437, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2437
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2437

MS 1997-b Natchez vocabulary

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
2,200 Items (cards )
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
February 1885
Scope and Contents:
Also copies of the Natchez words collected by Pike, Robertson, and others, arranged with reference to possible linguistic affinities.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1997-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1997-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1997B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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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
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4201
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MS 68 A.S. Gatschet Notebook with vocabularies, texts, notes

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Bottineau, Jno. B. (John B.)  Search this
Toposh, A. J. (Chippewa)  Search this
Bluejacket, Charles, 1817-1897  Search this
Names:
Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899  Search this
Extent:
54 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
mainly 1878-1879
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

Shawnee, 48 pages. (3-19; 48-62, even pages only; 72-93). Includes texts with interlinear translation: Story of the fox and the wolf, pages 3-6; story about the end of the world, page 18; Waputhua (great rabbit) story, pages 18-19. Vocabulary includes Shawnee names for other tribes, pages 76-79; Shawnee clans, page 80. Informant for part of data, Blue Jacket, Vinita, I. T.

Chippewa, 22 pages. (23-65, odd pages only). Mainly vocabulary from Jean Baptiste Bottineau, Pembina Band; includes clans of Pembina Band, page 59.

Pottawatomi, 7 pages (22-32a, odd pages only). Mainly vocabulary, from A. J. Toposh, Dowagiac, Michigan. Obituary of Simon Pokagon, Pottawatomi chief (died January 27, 1899), page 30.

Narragansett notes, 4 pages. (94-97).

Natchez word, page 97.

Miscellaneous Algonquian vocabulary notes, 1 page (back cover).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 68
Other Title:
Story of the fox and the wolf
Story about the end of the world
Waputhua story
Great rabbit story
Topic:
Eschatology  Search this
Shawnee language  Search this
Chippewa language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Potawatomi language  Search this
Natchez language  Search this
Narragansett language  Search this
Folklore -- Shawnee  Search this
Kinship -- Shawnee  Search this
Kinship -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, tribal -- Shawnee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 68, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS68
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1449 A.S. Gatschet Vocabularies and Other Linguistic Notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Petroff, Ivan  Search this
Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon), 1812-1888  Search this
Brown, J. Ross  Search this
McDonald, Furman  Search this
Smith, Nimrod Tom  Search this
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
W., H. D.  Search this
Dalrymple, Edwin A., 1818-1881  Search this
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892  Search this
Smith, Buckingham, 1810-1871  Search this
Marban, M. P. P. Pedro  Search this
Rohde  Search this
Bruhl  Search this
Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911  Search this
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891  Search this
Informant:
Tomazin, Ignatius  Search this
Porter, Pleasant  Search this
Naumoff  Search this
Kamilkoishin ?, Nicolai  Search this
Robertson, A. E. W. (Ann Eliza Worcester), 1826-1905  Search this
Correspondent:
Eells, Myron, 1843-1907  Search this
Denison, James D.  Search this
McCain, Frank  Search this
Extent:
253 Pages
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan)  Search this
American Indian -- California  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Chugach  Search this
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Yokuts  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Quechua  Search this
Coushatta (Koasati)  Search this
Chitimacha  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Euchee (Yuchi)  Search this
Apalachee (archaeological)  Search this
Beothuk Indians  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Quileute  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Hitchiti Seminole  Search this
Chimakum  Search this
Woccon  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Moxo (Mojo)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Newsclippings
Place:
Alaska -- Names, place
Alaska -- Names, tribal
California
South America
Bolivia
Peru
Date:
ca. 1881-1886
Scope and Contents:
Contains vocabularies and other linguistic notes on a variety of American Indian languages. Mainly transcripts by Gatschet from other sources; includes some material recorded by Gatschet, and a few original manuscripts sent to him by others.
Contents: Alaska: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 49-52. Petroff, Ivan. "Aliaskan Names, Ivan Petroff." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. List of Alaskan place and tribal names with notes on each. Apalachee: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 103-104. [Gatschet, A. S.] Apalachee [vocabulary], with Pl[easant] Porter [Creek inft.]." 2 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of Apalachee words with Creek. Gatschet indicates: "(Copied in Apal. book, July 1889)." Beothuk: Ms. Vocabulary 1449, pages 27-41. [Gatschet, A. S.] Beothuk vocabularies, notes, and bibliographic references. 14 1/2 pages, mostly in Gatschet's handwriting. (pages 27-28 and 35-36 are in R. G. Latham's hand.) Working notes for Gatschet's published article on Beothuk -- comment by M. R. Haas, 11/58. California (Yuman ?): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 122-123; 124 (?) Brown, J. Ross Extract from "J. Ross Brown. Sketch of the exploration of lower Cal. San Franc[isco ?], 1869. H. H. Bancroft & Co., 177 pp." 2 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous notes on lower California tribes and languages, with list of some of the tribes in the area and their approximate locations. California: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 148. [Gatschet, A. S.] Bibliographic references relating to California. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Furman, McDonald Ms Vocabulary 1449 file: Catawba. Page 159 "An Indian's Petition." No date. Newsclipping. 1 slip. Ms Vocabulary 1449 Woccon and Catawba comparative vocabulary No date. Autograph document. 6 pages. Pages 87-89 and 93-94. Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 186a and ff. Eells, M. Comparison of numerals in Chemakum, Quileute, and Hoh, 1 page and accompanying letter to A. S. Gatschet, August 24, 1883, from M. Eells, Skokomish, Mason Co., Wash., 2 pages, handwritten. Ms Vocabulary pages 108-110. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Mtn. Cherokee's names (topographical). Nimrod Tom Smith [inft ?], 1/2 breed, in Swain Co., North Car., P. O. Quallatown...April 18, '82." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. List of Cherokee place names and locations. Chippewa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 178-80. [Gatschet, A. S.] "Odjibwe - Local and tribal names. Ign. Tomazin [inft.], Jan. 31, '83." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also (page 180) short extract from Dorman, Primitive Superstitions, page 148, on Ojibwa cannibalism, in Gatschet's handwriting.
Chitimacha: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 85 (top). [Gatschet, A. S.] "Shetimasha" vocabulary of 8 words, translated into French. 1/2 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 45. Hoffman, Dr W. J. "Eskimo text obtained by Dr W. J. Hoffman, at San Francisco, Cal., from Naumoff, an Eskimo from Kadiak..." No date. 1 page in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Includes text and inter-linear translation, plus translation of same story from sign language. Note by Gatschet indicates that text is not in Kodiak dialect. Eskimo (Chugach) Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 53-66. Petroff, Ivan "Vocabulary of Tchugatch-Inuit. Taken by Ivan Petroff, in June, 1881, at various places, chiefly at Nu'tchik or Port Etches, abt. 60 1/2 N. Lat. From full bloods. 14 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains comparison with "Tchiglit" (Kopagmiut), in Gatschet's handwriting. "Partly entered in Mscr. vocab. Vol. 3." Eskimo (Kuskwogmiut): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 76-84; 85-86; 95-96. [Petroff, Ivan ?] "Kuskokvog-miut (Inuit) [vocabulary], from Nicolai Kamilkoishin [?] native of the tribe educated at the Russian Mission, Yukon R., at Ikomiut." 13 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Partly entered in Mscr. vocabulary, Volume IIId (note in Gatschet's handwriting.) Eskimo: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 249. W--, H. D. "A curious race. The Mutes of northern Alaska. Their manner of living. Peculiar family relations - superstitions and queer customs." From the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday November 14, 1886. 1 page, newsclipping. Hitchiti: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 203 (bottom), 204 (bottom), 205. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Acts. VIV, ii in Hitchiti" (page 203); "Hitchiti words from Mrs Robertson" (204); "Hitchiti verbs, by Mrs Robertson" (205). 3 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Kiowa: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 26. Gatschet, A. S. "Phonetics of the Kayowe Language, by Albert S. Gatschet. Read before the A.A.A.S., Cincinnati, 1881." 1 page, clipping from published article. Note in margin in Gatschet's handwriting reads: "Science of Sept. 17, 1881. By John Michels, New York."
Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 133-136; 143-147. [Gatschet, A. S.] Queries relating to the Klamath language by Gatschet, with answers written in by various Indians from the Klamath Agency, Oregon (cf. letter of J. G. Dennison, page 142 of this manuscript). 9 pages, partially in Gatschet's handwriting. Klamath: Ms 1449, pages 137-142. Denison, James D. "Story of the birth of Aisis," a Klamath legend, and accompanying letter from J. G. Dennison to A. S. Gatschet, August 29, 1880, Klamath Agency, Oregon. 6 pages, handwritten. Klamath: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 149-152. McCain, Frank Letter to A. S. Gatschet, January 30, 1880, from Frank McCain, Klamath Indian Agency, Lake Co., Oregon, containing 22 word Klamath vocabulary. 4 pages, handwritten. Koasati: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 102; 204. Robertson, Mrs A. E. [and A. S. Gatschet] "Koassadi. Supplement to words by Mrs A. E. Robertson, copied in Vocab. No. 2, obtained from [---illeg.]"; short vocabulary of verbs "from vocab. Vol 2, Koassati of Mrs Robertson"; and passage from "Actorum XIV, 11, in Koasata." 2 pages, in A S. Gatschet's handwriting. Page 102 contains a short list of Koasati words (probably from Mrs Robertson) with corresponding Choctaw equivalents (supplied by Gatschet [?] from the "Ch. grammar"; passage from Acts XIV, ii in Koasati with inter-linear translation, presumably by Gatschet; and list of Koasati verbs, no source mentioned. Page 204 contains the same bible passage in Koasati, with slightly different English translation, and list of same verbs, identified as being from "vocab. Vol 2...of Mrs Robertson." Pamunkey: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 46. Dalrymple, Rev Mr 17 word Pamunkey vocabulary collected by Rev Dalrymple in 1844 at King William County, Virginia. (Hist Mag., N. Y. II, page 182) and short note from J. G. Shea. 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. See National Anthropological Archives Manuscript 4069, referring to the original of the Dalrymple Manuscript in Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.
Seminole: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 182. [Buckingham-Smith, etc. ?] "Seminole Local Names. Buck. Smith, Beach, p. 125 (with Stidham)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. South America (Mojo): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 187. Marban, M. P. P. Pedro "Moxo 6 Mojo. M.P.P. Pedro Marban, de la Compania de Jesus, Superior [ ]. Arte de la Lengua Moxa, con su vacabulario y cathecismo. Colegio de San Pablo (Lima), 1701. pages 664, etc." 1 page, in Gatschet's handwriting. Notes on Mojo language. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 128. Rohde, [ ] "Rohde on Sudamerika"...(1883-84)." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Miscellaneous extracts relating to South American Indian tribes. South America (Miscellaneous): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 97-101. Miscellaneous notes on South America copied by Gatschet from various published sources. 5 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. South America Peru: (Quechua): Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 239. Bruhl, -- "Inquiries by Bruhl on Kechua. Oct. 1885." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. 9 word Quechua vocabulary. Yokuts (Cholovone): Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 231-236. Pinart, Alph. L. "Yatchikumne [Cholovone, in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30], near Stockton, Cal. Alp. L. Pinart, 1880." 6 pages, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Notes (written in French) on the various Cholovone dialects, and vocabulary with some words translated into English and some into Spanish. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 106 Pike, Gen Albert "Elements of Inflection [of the verb to have]. Yuchi (Pike, p.--) & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Yuchi and Natchez: Ms Vocabulary 1449, page 107 Pike, Gen. Albert "Albert Pike's Vocabularies, 18.... Yuchi & Naktche." 1 page, in A. S. Gatschet's handwriting. Comparison of 33 words in Yuchi and Natchez. Yuchi: Ms Vocabulary 1449, pages 201-203. Robertson, Mrs A. E. "Yutchi [vocabulary] transliterated from mscr. of Mrs. Robertson, 1873 ?." 3 pages, in Gatschet's handwriting. Also contains passage from bible (Acts XIV, ii) apparently in Yuchi, with interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1449
Topic:
Names, place -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, tribal -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, place -- Alaska  Search this
Names, tribal -- Alaska  Search this
Chemakum Indians  Search this
Numbers  Search this
Quileute Indians  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Cannibalism  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Creek  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Citation:
Manuscript 1449, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1449
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4965 Natchez Words

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1915
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4965
Local Note:
Written in pencil; somewhat blurred. Marked, "Copied."
autograph document
Citation:
Manuscript 4965, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4965
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4215 Letter to John R. Swanton

Creator:
Sanders, A. G. (Albert Godfrey), 1885-  Search this
Addressee:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 20, 1928
Scope and Contents:
Refers to Manuscript document of 1728 in Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, concerning the "Grand Soleil" of the Natchez.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4215
Local Note:
typescript letter signed
Citation:
Manuscript 4215, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4215
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4215

MS 4143 Natchez vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
90 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
April, 1912
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1880.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4143
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4143, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4143
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4143

MS 621 Natchez linguistic extracts from Le Page du Pratz, Histoire de la Louisiane, Paris, 1758

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Le Page du Pratz, -1775  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Embraces examples of words and phrases in the "two languages of the Natchez."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 621
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 621, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS621
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms621

MS 904 Brief notes on the Louisiana tribes (Na'htchi or Natchez,) Tonica or Tuni'xka, Shetimasha, Atakapa, Pani Family

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Atakapa  Search this
Tunica  Search this
Chitimacha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Place:
Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish
Date:
1903
Scope and Contents:
Also map marked "Hewitt's map of Louisiana tribes, July, 1903."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 904
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 904, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS904
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms904

MS 1807 Natchez texts

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Informant:
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944  Search this
Extent:
372 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
fall, 1908
Scope and Contents:
Also typescript document with A. notations. Texts are arranged in the order that the stories appear in Swanton, "Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88, Washington, D. C., 1915. The Manuscript texts include all the Natchez stories in Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88 except stories 11, 16, and 17. The typescript text for story 1 only, "The Flood," includes a grammatical analysis (20 pages).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1807
Local Note:
Informant: Watt Sam (according to Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88, page 1).
autograph document
Topic:
Folklore -- Natchez  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1807, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1807
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1807

MS 4142 A Grammatical Sketch of the Natchez Language

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Informant:
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944  Search this
Extent:
87 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1918
Scope and Contents:
Also miscellaneous rough grammatical notes marked, "Goes with Natchez Grammatical Sketch." Autograph document. 20 pages and 4 slips. Typescript document. 4 slips.
Biographical / Historical:
According to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR for 1918-1919, page 5, at the end of the year [1918]" Swanton "prepared a grammatical sketch of the Natchez language from materials collected by him during the last ten years from one of the three surviving speakers of the tongue."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4142
Local Note:
Informant: Watt Sam of Braggs, Oklahoma.
typescript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4142, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4142
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4142

MS 7115 Letter to William Henry Holmes, reporting on Swanton's field work May 26-June 2, 1907

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Correspondent:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Informant:
Isaac, George, Choctaw  Search this
Lewis, Jackson, Hitchiti  Search this
Sam, Creek, Natchez  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Choctaw  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Hitchiti Seminole  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 2, 1907
Scope and Contents:
Describes attempts to locate informants and to find a small tribe called Conejos. Includes reports on interviews with informants. Author identified by handwriting.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7115
Local Note:
Autograph letter
Topic:
Names, tribal -- Conejos  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7115, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7115
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7115

MS 4144 Natchez ethnological notes

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Informant:
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944  Search this
Gurny, John ?  Search this
Names:
Taylor, Nancy  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1907-1911
Scope and Contents:
Also autograph document, 6 pages. Includes: Notes on pottery, baskets, implements, stars and constellations, tribal subdivisions, chiefs, medicine, burials, beliefs and taboos, month names, names of other tribes, personal names, clan names, relationship terms, place names, Natchez counting. Text, "The Snake and the Moon," mentions Nancy Taylor.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4144
Local Note:
Informants: Watt Sam; and 3 pages from John Gurny (?).
typescript document
Topic:
Pottery -- Natchez  Search this
Basket making -- Natchez  Search this
Tools and implements -- Natchez  Search this
Astronomy -- Natchez  Search this
Names, tribal -- Natchez  Search this
Names, Personal -- Natchez  Search this
Numbers -- Natchez  Search this
Medicine -- Natchez  Search this
Mortuary customs -- Natchez  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4144, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4144
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4144

MS 1997-a Copy in a notebook of General Albert Pike's manuscript vocabulary of Natchez

Compiler:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891  Search this
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
With added equvalents in Creek, Hitchiti, Yuchi, Koasati, Choctaw, and Alibamu. Pages 3-153, not all pages used. The vocabulary has been copied on cards. See 1997-b. Note on Algonkian loanword in Creek, page 173. "Grammatic Notes on the Na'htchi [Natchez] language," pages 175-220, including "Morphology" (list of suffixes indexed to their occurrence on pages 3-153) pages 182-199; "Made after the Creek language" (notes on loan translations in Natchez), pages 200-201; "Sound affinities in Pike" (notes on sound correspondences between Natchez and Muskogean languages), pages 202-203.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1997-a
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1997-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1997A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1997a
Online Media:

MS 1808 English translations of Natchez texts in MS 1807

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Informant:
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944  Search this
Jumper, Charlie  Search this
Extent:
163 Pages
Culture:
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
fall, 1908
Scope and Contents:
Includes typescript document, 2 pages. Stories were numbered in 1970 to correspond with numbers of stories published in Swanton, "Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88, Washington, D. C., 1915, and are arranged insofar as possible in that order. The following stories are present: 1-5, 7, 9, 11, 13-14, 16-19, 22-29, 30 (last page only), 31-32, 34, 38, 40, 43.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1808
Local Note:
Informant: Watt Sam. Stories, 22 and 32 are from Charlie Jumper.
On the first and last pages of story 9, are written the native names and clan affiliations of Watt Sam, Nancy Taylor, and Lizzie Rooster. On the first page of story 14 are listed Natchez and Cherokee clan names (transcribed in Manuscript Number 4144).
autograph document
Topic:
Folklore -- Natchez  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1808, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1808
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1808

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