MS 1616 Vocabulary of Eastern or Mountain Cherokee in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1616
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Smith, N. J. (Nimrod Jarrett), approximately 1838-1893
Dates:
May and June, 1885
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
175 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Recorded in the schedule in John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Scope and Contents
Also includes many scattered ethnographic notes, 13 pages of Cherokee place names, and 6 pages of Cherokee personal names (pages 86-87, 104, 107-108, and 112).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
"Obtained at Washington, D. C. in May and June, 1885, of N. J. Smith (Tsá-la-tiʹ -hi or Charles-killer), the principal chief of the eastern Cherokees, composed mainly of old âʹ -tă-lu Tsăʹ -lă-kiʹ or [?] Upper Cherokees . . . ." Mooneyʹs signature is dated "July 9, 1885."

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on Reel No. 13.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1616

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph Document Signed

Place
Place
Washington D.C.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1616, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Vocabulary of Eastern or Mountain Cherokee."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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