MS 4144 Natchez ethnological notes

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4144
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Gurny, John ?
Dates:
ca. 1907-1911
Languages:
Text with interlinear
English
.
Physical Description:
17 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also autograph document, 6 pages. Includes: Notes on pottery, baskets, implements, stars and constellations, tribal subdivisions, chiefs, medicine, burials, beliefs and taboos, month names, names of other tribes, personal names, clan names, relationship terms, place names, Natchez counting. Text, "The Snake and the Moon," mentions Nancy Taylor.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4144

Local Note
Local Note
Informants: Watt Sam; and 3 pages from John Gurny (?).
Local Note
typescript document

Bibliography
Bibliography
Most of the notes have been published in Swanton, "Indians of the lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of Mexico," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 43, Washington, D. C., 1911.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4144, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pottery -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tools and implements -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronomy -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, tribal -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, Personal -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numbers -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mortuary customs -- Natchez Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natchez Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Nancy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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