MS 1818 "Second Series" of Koasati texts
Digitized Content

Collection ID:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Langley, Jackson
Langley, Salin
Physical Description:
160 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
With interlinear English translation. Section VI includes "Sentences" and sections XII and XXIV of autograph document only include "Words that differ in Koasati and Alabama."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Swanton worked with the Koasati in 1912-1920, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 34, page 13; AR 38, page 6; AR 41, page 7. The typescript was received in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives September 16, 1920 (according to old catalog card).

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1818

Local Note
Local Note
Informants: Stories "I-XVI and XXXIII-XXXVI from Jackson Langley; the rest from his mother Salin Langley."
Local Note
The handwritten texts were formerly filed under Manuscript file Number 4145, and were added to this file in 1970.
Local Note
autograph document
Local Note
typescript document

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Manuscript 1818, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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