MS 4148 A Sketch of the Hitchiti Language

Collection ID:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Haney, Willie
Physical Description:
341 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes a Hitchiti story with interlinear English translation, 3 pages, and "Verb Complexes" table, Manuscript Document, 1 page.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Informants: W. E. Haney of Sylvian, Oklahoma, "a Hitchiti Indian able to use the Creek alphabet." This sketch is based in part on a study of the material collected by A. S. Gatschet between 1880 and 1890.
Biographical / Historical
Introduction states that his field work for this manuscript was done with the "Hitchiti speaking Indians in the northern part of the former Seminole Nation, Oklahoma," in 1912. According to the Forty-first Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, page 55, Swanton prepared a grammatical sketch of the Hitchiti language in 1921-1922.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4148

Local Note
Local Note
Typescript document
Local Note
Manuscript table

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4148, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hitchiti Seminole Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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