MS 4199 Chitimacha stories

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4199
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
1908-1931
Languages:
Interlinear
English
translation
Physical Description:
63 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: "The Magic Dogs." Chitimacha text with interlinear literal English translation and interlinear running English translation. Autograph document. 46 pages. Text with interlinear English translation . Typescript document with A. notations. 7 pages. "Story of u-st' upu." Chitimacha text. Autograph document. 1 page. Chitimacha text with interlinear English translation. Typescript document with A. notations. 1 page. English translation. Typescript document. 1 page. (A slightly different version is published in J.R. Swanton, Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of Mexico, BAE-B 43, Washington, 1911, page 359.)
Scope and Contents
"Story of the Ill-disposed Man." Chitimacha text. Autograph document. 3 pages. Text with interlinear English translation. Typescript document with A. notations. 1 page. English translation. Typescript document with A. corrections. 1 page. (A slightly changed version is published in J.R. Swanton, Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of Mexico, BAE-B 43, Washington, 1911, page 359.) "Wolf and Buzzard," Chitimacha text with interlinear English translation. Autograph document 2 pages. Typescript document with A. notations. Chitimacha stories in English. Autograph document. 12 pages. (A slightly different version of these stories is published in J.R. Swanton, "Some Chitimacha Myths and Beliefs," Journal of American Folk-lore, volume 30, New York, December, 1917, pages 474-478.)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Swanton worked with the Chitimacha in Charenton, Louisiana between 1908 and 1931, according to Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 30, page 18; AR 32, page 18; AR 38, page 4; AR 39, pages 13-14; AR 40, page 4; AR 41, page 7; and AR 48, page 5.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4199

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph document and typescript document with a. notations

Other Title
Other Title
The Magic Dogs
Other Title
Story of u-st'upu
Other Title
Story of the Ill-disposed Man
Other Title
Wolf and Buzzard

Place
Place
Charenton Louisiana

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4199, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Chitimacha Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chitimacha 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
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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