National Anthropological Archives

MS 1740-a Potawatomi Dictionary

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1740A
Creators:
Bourassa, Joseph N.
Gailland, Maurice, 1815-1877
Dates:
1843
Languages:
Multiple languages
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Physical Description:
62 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
English-Potawatomi dictionary, with notes on pronunciation of "Po da wahd mih" language; also additional and repeated words; illustrative sentences; names of berries, trees, and plants; numerals; the Lord's prayer, etc. Attributed solely to Bourassa by Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 13, page 54. Original Bureau of American Ethnology catalog card indicates Gailland as author; certainly the writing of the introductory 4 pages and much of the rest looks like his.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from The Cadmus Book Shop, 150 West 34th Street, New York City, July 12, 1916. (Dunbar collection.)

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 1740-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1740-a


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Botany -- Potawatomi Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numbers -- Potawatomi Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potawatomi Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu