MS 4620 Notes, identified in part as Kalapuya

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4620
Creators:
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Kenoyer, Louis, 1868-1937
Dates:
ca. 1914-15
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
60 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: 1. "Tfa'lat'ya material obtained at Toppenish, Washington from Louis Q'inai' (Kenoyer), July 10, 1915. Louis 47 years old has not spoken nor heard his language since he was 17 years old. Was at Chemawa when his father died." Vocabulary notes, apparently for a text with pages numbered 1-59. 7 pages, handwritten in red ink. 2. Copy of letter sent by Frachtenberg to Franz Boas, from Chemawa, Oregon, October 28, 1914, outlining Kalapuya morphology. 7 pages. "Diagram of Transitive Forms," apparently an enclosure, 1 page. 3. Vocabulary (unidentified but not so marked): English, Independent forms, and suffixes. 5 pages. 4. Vocabulary (unidentified but not so marked) with phrases showing usage, and some grammatical analysis. 7 pages. 5. Notes for forms to be obtained in the field. 3 pages. 6. English synopses of 30 myths. (Kalapuya? Last one refers to Quileutes.) 30 pages typed. Cf. 36th A. R., Bureau of American Ethnology, page 20: "He obtained 30 myths, tales, historical narratives, and ethnographic descriptions, told in the various Kalapuya dialects..."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4620

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4620, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Kalapuya Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kalapuya Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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