National Anthropological Archives

MS 2483 Peoria- and Miami-English dictionary

Collection ID:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Hall, J. Eugene
ca. 1895
Physical Description:
2,638 Items
2 Boxes

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Alphabetical arrangement, Miami and Peoria interfiled; some cards identified as Miami or Peoria at upper right. Numbers following words presumably refer to pages in certain of Gatschet's notebooks. Handwritten cards are mainly in Gatschet's hand. Main dictionary 2638 cards.
Scope and Contents
"Miami Cards." Caption in J. R. Swanton's writing. Perhaps meant to be interfiled; or perhaps "rejects"? 37 cards, typed. "Miami language." Word list in Gatschet's hand, apparently the source from which some typed cards were transcribed. 4 pages. Letter of J. Eugene Hall, Chicago, Illinois, to Gatschet, Miami, Indian Territory, November 29, 1895. 1 page. Concerning typing of cards by Hall; typed on same machine as some of typed dictionary cards, above. "Rejected Peoria Cards. May contain Shawnee and Miami." Caption in J.R. Swanton's writing. "Rejected" by Gatschet? More likely by Swanton, who may have considered editing for publication. 84 cards.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 2483, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2483

Local Note
Local Note
The cards were numbered by machine in August, 1960 and the arrangement is as found on that date. Following the main dictionary are additional short stories, each now machine numbered from 1.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illinois Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miami Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peoria Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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