Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3646. Chiefs, function and significance of Old Manuscript Number 2842-c, box 6. Delaware tribe, New Jersey area claimed by Old Manuscript Number 3866. Detroit River, tribes near; Ekaentoton Island-- see Ste. Marie Island Environment (Bulletin 30 draft by O. T. Mason) Old Manuscript Number 4007. Erie, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3646. Erie and Black Mincqua tribes Old Manuscript Number 3586. [Eskimo] Arctic tribes, leaving elderly and sick people to die Old Manuscript Number 3668. Family, Bulletin 30 draft and notes Old Manuscript Number 4011 and 2842-c, box 6. Grand River (Tinaatoua), name of; Hebrew calendar; Hewitt, list of Bulletin 30 articles by Old Manuscript Number 4066. Hoboken, origin of name; Iroquois, "On the Northern and Eastern Territorial Limits of the Iroquoian people, in the 16th Century," and Algonquian tribes, at Chaleur Bay. Iroquois at Gulf of St Lawrence and Bay of Gaspe Old Manuscript Number 3625.
Iroquois, location of Six Nations tribes reservations Old Manuscript Number 3763. Iroquois false face; Iroquois preparation of corn ("as food") Old Manuscript Number 4009. Iroquoian early dress Old Manuscript Number 3660. Iroquoian "Gachoi" tribe, identity of (Correspondence with F. Bogaskie.) Old Manuscript Number 3816. Iroquoian moon names and concept of time; Iroquoian social organization, and place name-name origins; "Man," Iroquoian term for Old Manuscript Number 3781. Iroquoian towns Old Manuscript Number 4006. Kentucky, meaning of the word; Kentucky, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3840. Lenni Lenape, meaning of the word; Logstown-- see Shenango Old Manuscript Number 3773. Lost Ten Tribes as American Indians Old Manuscript Number 3670. Mayan linguistic family and other Mayan linguistic notes including Quiche and Tepehuanan notes Old Manuscript Number 3473. Mexico: idols, sacrifices, etc. Old Manuscript Number 3807. Mexico: Indian languages. Letter from Captain W.E.W. MacKinley Old Manuscript Number 3778. Missouri, Indian village, location of Old Manuscript Number 3944. Mohawk land near Lake Champlain; Mohawk grammar; Montour family, notes for Bulletin 30 Old Manuscript Number 3812. Muskhogean social organization. Letter from J. J. Harrison. Old Manuscript Number 3891. New England tribes Old Manuscript Number 3513.
Niagara, origin of name; "Old Smoke"-- see Sayenqueraghta Old Manuscript Number 3949. Onondaga tribe, text of memorial inscription to, and correspondence Old Manuscript 4391 and 4271- box 1 (part.) Ontwaganha or Toaganha, origin and meaning of name Old Manuscript Number 3864. Owego, meaning of town's name; Pekwanoket tribe (Cape Cod); Pemaquid, Abnaki word and its origin Old Manuscript Number 89. Piasa bird- pictograph formerly near present Alton, Illinois. Article is similar to that by Cyrus Thomas, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30. Old Manuscript Number 3981. Potawatomi, notes on the name Old Manuscript Number 4034. Potawatomi Green Corn Dance; Roanoke, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3998. Sacagawea, spelling of; St Ignace, 3 settlements (Michigan); St Marie Island or Ekaentoton Island; Sauk, Bulletin 30 article and galley proof, notes Old Manuscript Number 3764. Sayenqueraghta or "Old Smoke" (correspondence with Alanson Skinner) Old Manuscript Number 3949. Scalping Old Manuscript Number 4025. Shenango and Logstown Old Manuscript Number 3773. Sioux, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3624. Society of American Indians, resolutions by thanking General Hugh L. Scott, Fr. Anselm Webber and others Old Manuscript Number 3868. Susquehanna, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3707. Tacoma, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3470.
Thunderbird, notes on Old Manuscript Number 3552. Tinaatoa-- see Grand River; Toronto, origin of name; Tuscarora villages Old Manuscript Number 3998. Wampum Old Manuscript Number 3998. War club with inscription; West Virginia panhandle tribes Old Manuscript Number 3945. Williams, Eleazer Old Manuscript Number 3998. Women, status of Old Manuscript Number 3566. Wyandots (Huron) List of tribes of which Wyandots of today are constituted. Old Manuscript Number 3774.
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
Indians of North America -- Southern States Search this
Scope and Contents:
In copy of Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Language 1871. The comparison is in terms of numbers, apparently referring to relationship charts in Lewis Henry Morgan, Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, SCK 17, Washington, D. C., 1871. This Manuscript gives no native terms.
Manuscript insertions in margin of printed copy of "Specimen of the Wyandot Language," from "Account of the Present State of the Indian Tribes Inhabiting Ohio; In A Letter from John Johnston, Esq., United States Agent of Indian Affairs, at Piqua [Ohio], to Caleb Atwater Esq.; Communicated to the President of the American Antiquarian Society," in Archaeologia Americana, Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 1, 1820, pages 292-297 (Worcester, Massachusetts). 6 photographic prints and 6 negatives.
NAA MS 4868
Copied November, 1969 from volume in Anthropology Library, Smithsonian Institution, call Number E51/.A48/V.1, cop. 3/BAE.
On cards, compiled fron information furnished in reply to letters of inquiry. Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Tuscarora, Seneca, and Susquehanna terms are included, interfiled.
Identified by Ives Goddard, 3/30/77, as follows: "Manuscript is Wyandot word list in Hewitt's handwriting, copied with minor differences from Manuscript 378. The numbers refer to the pages and lines of the 1880 Powell schedule ("Introduction of the Study of Indian Language"). This copy lacks page 77 through page 82, line 12. There are some minor changes in transcription, some fuller glosses, and some additional forms in # 3492; e. g. word added at top of 1st page of # 3492 and explanation added on page 2 for original page 82, line 38."
Also letter from Connelley to Hewitt concerning Wyandot language and culture. Topeka, Kansas. October 2, 1902. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages.
Handwritten, mainly by copyists, but a few pages in Powell's hand. Although the first page has been marked in red by Hewitt, "Huron Migrations, Quebec to Indian Territory," this only applies to pages 1-3, and the main manuscript is a version of Powell's paper, "Wyandot Government," published in 1st Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology, 1881. See also Manuscript Number 1344 for two copies of a shorter draft covering the same material.
Also "Notes on the Huron language." No date. Autograph document. 3 pages. The vocabulary notebook includes: a newspaper clipping, "At the Methodist Conference at Hornellsville..., on Christian mission work among the Cattaragus Indians, October 23, 1880, affixed with A. notes on page 1; a brief note on the early history of the Hurons, page 65. Filed with the Manuscript is a copy of Richmond Weekly Palladium, Richmond, Indiana, May 28, 1891, in which appears letter from Edward Show, Richmond, Indiana, December 16, 1890 to S. D. Sears, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, recounting old mission church of the Wyandot Nation.
Biographical / Historical:
Informant: John W. Grey-Eyes [Ha'to] (Grand River, P. O. Wyandot Reserve, Indian Territory)