MS 4118-a Materials relating to the Tlingit

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4118A
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
In Swanton's handwriting (mostly in pencil, and rather faint): (1) Notes on songs. 80 pages. Refers to "Roll Nos." I-XLI; possibly related to cylinder recordings ? (2) Myths: How the Raven Beat the Devil, How the Badger Came to Have Four Toes, How There came to Be Mosquitoes. 4 pages, typed. (3) Vocabulary notes and other miscellaneous notes. Disordered; intended order uncertain. 51 pages. (4) Plant names. 11 pages. (5) "Names in Emmons' Work." 10 pages. (6) Miscellaneous vocabulary and linguistic notes. 10 pages. (7) Notes on technology and food gathering. Approximately 50 slips, various sizes. Materials not in Swanton's hand, but evidently received by him from others: (8) History of the [Seattle] Totem Pole. 23 pages, numbered 558-580. (9) Notes on gambling sticks. 14 pages. Some carry notations in Swanton's hand, though written by others.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4118-a

Other Title
Other Title
How the Raven Beat the Devil
Other Title
How the Badger Came to Have Four Toes
Other Title
How There came to Be Mosquitoes

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4118-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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