MS 3675 Letter to George Gibbs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3675
Creators:
Gray, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1889
Dates:
July 3, 1869
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains brief remarks on the languages, religious practices, and legends of various northwestern tribes, including the Cayuse, Kalapuya, Shoshone, Nez Perce, Wallawalla, Chehalis, etc.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3675

Local Note
Local Note
Promises to make and send corrected version of the "vocabulary of the Indian languages made by Rev S. Parker in 1835," [Journal of an Exploring Tour beyond the Rocky Mountains in the Years 1835-37, Ithaca, 1838, pages 327-338.] and "contents of Gray's history of Oregon" [A History of Oregon, 1792-1849, Portland, 1870]. Neither of these has been found in National Anthropological Archives, 11/1971.
Local Note
autograph letter signed

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3675, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Religion -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- Northwest Coast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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