MS 2008-23 Journal kept by Lewis Ketchum, a Penobscot
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-23
Creators:
Ketchum, Lewis
Dates:
circa 1837-1879
Languages:
Materials in
Penobscot
dialect of
Eastern Abnaki
and
English
.
Physical Description:
1 Book
3 1/4 x 5 inches
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
19th century manuscript book kept by Lewis Ketchum (Penobscot), mostly written in the Penobscot dialect of Eastern Abenaki with some notes in English. The manuscript descended through the Ketchum family and documents tribal matters from 1837 to 1879, including charity, marriages, births, and customs.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2008-23

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Due to preservation concerns, access is restricted to digital surrogates.
Citation
Manuscript 2008-23, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penobscot language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Journals (accounts) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penobscot Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/