MS 3072 Three comparative vocabularies of the Salish languages
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3072
Creators:
Roehrig, F. L. O. (Frederic Louis Otto), 1819-1908
Dates:
1870
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
149 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Part 1 "Comparative Vocabulary of the [Interior] Salish Languages. No date. 47 pages, approximately 180 terms. Comprative vocabulary of the following Salish languages: "Selish proper or Flathead", "Kalispelm" (Kalispel), "Spokan", "Skoyelpi", "Okinaken" (Okanagan), "Schitsui", "Shiwapmukh" (Shuswap), "Piskwaus" (Pisquows).
Part 2 " II Series. Comparative Vocabulary of the [Coast] Selish Languages." Ithaca, New York, November 15, 1870. 86 pages, approximately 200 terms. Comparative vocabulary of the following Salish languages: "Clallam", "Lummi", "Nooksahk", (Nootsak), "Nanaimooh" (Nanaimo), "Tait", "Poanhooch or Spokomish", "Noo-so-lupsh", "Skagit", "Komookhs".
Part 3 "Synoptical Vocabulary of the [Interior and Coast] Selish languages (comprising the languages which are more exclusively treated in the 2nd Series of Comparative Vocabulary....)." No date. 16 pages, approximately 190 terms. Comparative vocabulary of the following Salish languages: "a) Clallam", "b) Lummi", "c) Nooksahk" (Nottsak), "d) Nanaimooh" (Nanaimo), "e) Kwantlen", "f) Tait", "g) Toanhooch", "h) Noosolupsh", "i) Skagit", "k) Komookhs" (Comox), "l) Kwinaiutl", "m) Cowlitz", "n) Chemakum", "o) Belhoola (Bella Coola), "p) Lilowat", "q) Nikutemukh" (Couteaux or Samena) "Nikutemukh," "a name corrupted by the Canadians into Couteaux, also called Samena."--cf. Gibbs' notes, Manuscript Number 742.
One dated November 15, 1870, Ithaca, New York.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3072

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Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 3072, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
"Sent to Bureau of American Ethnology June 6, 1928 by Franz Boas, had apparently been in his possession for some time."--note on old catalog card.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salish Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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