MS 3311 English-Creek vocabulary

Collection ID:
Marnette, J. T.
Yellow Cloud
ca. 1935
Physical Description:
100 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also, "Origin of Language," 2 pages typed, and "Bible of the Mound Builders," pencil sketch and typed comment, 2 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3311

Local Note
Local Note
With a letter of January 10, 1935, Mr Marnette had sent to the Bureau of American Ethnology photographs of himself and his sister in the hope that their tribe could be identified since they were separated from their parents at an early age. Marnette was then 38. The photographs were returned with the statement that it would be impossible to identify their tribe from the photographs. A similar inquiry signed T. L. [sic] Marnette, 2938 Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago is dated March 8, 1937; enclosed photographs of "self and Sister" were again returned. Letter of August 28, 1938 signed Thomas Marnett [sic] transmits Cherokee vocabulary, now catalogued as Manuscript Number 4310. Correspondence in Bureau of American Ethnology files.

Other Title
Other Title
Origin of Language
Other Title
Bible of the Mound Builders

Using the Collection
Manuscript 3311, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received from J. T. Marnette (Yellow Cloud), 2816 Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago Illinois, ca. 1935. Letter of May 6, 1935 states he is preparing a dictionary of the Muskoke language and will have it ready by June. No letter of transmittal found.

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

Repository Contact
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