MS 1808 English translations of Natchez texts in MS 1807

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1808
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Jumper, Charlie
Dates:
fall, 1908
Languages:
Undetermined
There are English translations of the stories in Manuscript Number 1807.
Physical Description:
163 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes typescript document, 2 pages. Stories were numbered in 1970 to correspond with numbers of stories published in Swanton, "Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88, Washington, D. C., 1915, and are arranged insofar as possible in that order. The following stories are present: 1-5, 7, 9, 11, 13-14, 16-19, 22-29, 30 (last page only), 31-32, 34, 38, 40, 43.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1808

Local Note
Local Note
Informant: Watt Sam. Stories, 22 and 32 are from Charlie Jumper.
Local Note
On the first and last pages of story 9, are written the native names and clan affiliations of Watt Sam, Nancy Taylor, and Lizzie Rooster. On the first page of story 14 are listed Natchez and Cherokee clan names (transcribed in Manuscript Number 4144).
Local Note
autograph document

Bibliography
Bibliography
Story 43 is published in Swanton, "Animal Stories from the Indians of the Muskhogean Stock," JAFL, volume 26, 1913, page 217.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1808, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Natchez Stories."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natchez Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States 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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