MS 4153 Koasati linguistic material; and ethnographic notes and census data on the Koasati and Alibamu
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4153
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Langley, Jackson
Dates:
1906-1930
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
105 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: "Population of Koasati village." Manuscript document with A. title by Swanton. 2 pages. Kinship terms. Autograph document 4 pages. Koasati words and phrases. 14 pages. Koasati texts with interlinear English "collected Jul. 23-Aug. 1, 1930, from Jackson Langley." [Kinder, Louisiana (Cf. Number 4154)] Autograph document. 36 pages. Koasati stories, and ethnographic notes on the Koasati, Alabama, and Tunica; in English. Autograph document. 33 pages. Lists of names and clan affiliations of the Koasati and Alabama in Louisiana. Autograph and Manuscript Document. 5 pages. "Census of the Alibamo [sic] and Koasati in Polk County, Texas 1910," with names and clan affiliations. Autograph document. 25 pages. Typescript Document with Autograph and Manuscript annotations. 11 pages. List of Alibamu and Koasati English and native names. Autograph documet. 2 pages.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Swanton worked with the Alibamu in 1906-1913, and with the Koasati from 1912-1930, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 28, page 13; AR 34, page 13-14; and AR 48, page 5.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4153

Local Note
Local Note
A. note S. by Swanton indicates that he made this material available to Lyda A. Taylor for her study of the Koasati.
Local Note
autograph document
Local Note
manuscript document
Local Note
typescript document with annotations

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Censuses -- Koasati Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Censuses -- Alibamu Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinship -- Koasati Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinship -- Alibamu Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names -- Koasati Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names -- Alibamu Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore -- Koasati Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alibamu Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coushatta (Koasati) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alabama Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/