MS 4634 Copy of two notebooks containing Micmac ideograms and interlinear transcription of Micmac words

Collection ID:
Navin, Frank

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Copied from Chritian Kauder, [Catechism, Prayer and Psalm Book], Vienna, 1866, with an interlinear transcription of the Micmac words. Microfilm copy of the original, which is in two copybooks written by Frank Navin, an Indian of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, in 1943 or shortly thereafter.
Scope and Contents
The orthography is different from that of either Silas T. Rand (Protestant missionary, numerous printed works) or Charles Guay (Catholic Missionary, "Recueil de prieres," Quebec, 1890).

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4634

Local Note
Local Note
Microfolm copy made at Bureau of American Ethnology from the original lent by the Reverend Father Placide, O. F. M, Cap., Ristigouche, Cite Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada, March, 1962. Correspondence in Smithsonian Institution-Bureau of American Ethnology files.
Local Note
Xerox copy on file.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4634, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Micmac ideograms."

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Writing systems -- Micmac Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Micmac -- ideograms Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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