MS 4142 A Grammatical Sketch of the Natchez Language

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4142
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Dates:
1918
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
87 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also miscellaneous rough grammatical notes marked, "Goes with Natchez Grammatical Sketch." Autograph document. 20 pages and 4 slips. Typescript document. 4 slips.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
According to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR for 1918-1919, page 5, at the end of the year [1918]" Swanton "prepared a grammatical sketch of the Natchez language from materials collected by him during the last ten years from one of the three surviving speakers of the tongue."

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on file.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4142

Local Note
Local Note
Informant: Watt Sam of Braggs, Oklahoma.
Local Note
typescript document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4142, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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