MS 1936 The Chinook Jargon as Spoken in Southeastern British Columbia: From Notes Made in the Field

Collection ID:
Chamberlain, Alexander Francis, 1865-1914
Physical Description:
15 pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Mainly a Chinook-English vocabulary. The vocabulary contains, according to Chamberlain, "such words and phrases only as the author actually heard used by Indians, Whites and Chinese, while in the Kootenay country."
Scope and Contents
Manuscript states (page 1) that Chamberlain did the fieldwork among the Kootenay Indians in Southeastern British Columbia in 1891, under the auspices of the British Association for the advancement of Science. Reference: "Report on the Kootenay Indians of South-eastern British Columbia," BAAS Eighth Report of the North-Western Tribes of Canada, London, 1892.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1936

Local Note
Local Note
Typescript document with manuscript additions

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 1936, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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