National Anthropological Archives

MS 160 Words from the language of the Kutch-a'kutch-in' - the Indians of the Youkon River at the mouth of the Porcupine River in Russian America

Collection ID:
Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866
circa 1869
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
27 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Several versions as follows:
MS 160-a. (Old Number 224.) Manuscript list, presumably in Kennicott's hand, apparently the original.
MS 160-b. (Old Number 160.) Manuscript list in same hand, apparently second copy by Kennicott, cut and pasted in different order; apparently the copy from which the printed version was set up.
MS 160-c. (Old Number 162.) Printed List.
MS 160-d. (Old Number 161.) Copy in hand of George Gibbs, entered in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary outline of 180 words.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 160, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 160 NAA MS 160-d

Published in Whymper, Frederick. Travel and adventure in Alaska, pp. 322-328, London, edition 8, 1868. According to Pilling, the Smithsonian also issued the vocabulary circa 1869. See Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 14, pp. 44-45.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gwich'in (Kutchin) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Subarctic Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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