National Anthropological Archives

MS 1533 Vocabulary of the Pit River or Achomawi language of Northeastern California

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1533
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Lovwer, Ben
Dates:
December, 1892
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
18 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Three versions of the vocabulary are as follows: a. Original handwritten letter of transmittal and vocabulary. b. Typescript of letter of transmittal and vocabulary, with diacritical markings added in ink. Title in Gatschet's hand. c. Additional copy of vocabulary, without diacritical markings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Informant: Ben Lovwer, a Modoc settled on the Quapaw Reservation, [Oklahoma] and conversant in Achomawi.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
1533a filmed for University of California Berkeley, 1955.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1533a-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1533-a-c

Local Note
Local Note
autograph manuscript
Local Note
autograph typed document
Local Note
typescript document


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Achumawi Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Achomawi (Pit River) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- California Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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