MS 4238 J.P. Harrington replies to inquiries

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4238
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Merrill, Robert Valentine, 1892-1951
Leveque, Ernest J.
Wright, C. H. C. (Charles Henry Conrad), 1869-1957
Ford, J. D. M. (Jeremiah Denis Matthias), 1873-1958
Launay, Jean L.
Briggs, William A.
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Concerns the origin of the word: Tassinong. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico gives it as "probably a Potawatomie place name." Replies from the following are cited: Truman Michelson, Robert V. Merrill (2), Ernest J. Leveque, C. H. C. Wright, J. D. M. Ford, Jean L. Launay, W. A. Briggs (Gary, Indiana), and J. P. Harrington.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4238

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4238, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Names, place -- Potawatomi ? Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potawatomi Indians -- (identification uncertain) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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