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Indians of North America -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Delaware Indians language collection

 Collection — Folder S1560
Identifier: S1560
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a 40-page manuscript transcribing part of Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz's original work on the Lenape, or Delaware, people from 1833, which was first published in his book, The American Nations; or, Outlines of Their General History, Ancient and Modern: Including the Whole History of the Earth and Mankind in the Western Hemisphere, in 1836. The text includes, according to Rafinesque, translations of stories of the Delaware from the tribe's...
Dates: circa 1850

Jacob Piatt Dunn collection

Identifier: L047
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Jacob Piatt Dunn’s papers relating to his research on Native Americans in the state of Indiana, ranging from 1773 to 1865. Of particular importance is his English-Miami Indian dictionary on index cards (since photocopied), and stories and texts collected from Miami Indians (1906–1916). In addition to his research on the Miami people, the collection also contains letters from Chippewa Indian ministers in northern Minnesota to Rev. J. A. Gilfillan with...
Dates: 1773-1865

Miami Indians collection

 Collection — Folder OB180
Identifier: OB180
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of handwritten lists of English to Miami vocabulary words copied from the originals that were in the possession of Mrs. Charles A. Stockbridge of Fort Wayne, Indiana (undated) and a copy of an October 29, 1936 letter written by Amos W. Butler that supplies a brief description of the Stockbridge family. The collection also includes photostats of a "List of Persons agreed upon as Miami Indians of whole or part blood, (by the parties from the Indian...
Dates: circa 1850, 1936, undated