MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4658
Creators:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Dates:
1936-1940 (part)
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 Boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Shelf list: Box 1. Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati field notes. Box 2. Ethnographic material on Alabama and Koasati, plus incomplete manuscript on ethnography of southeastern U.S. Box 3. Miscellaneous notes on Alabama and Koasati. Detailed list of contents accompanies main catalog card.

Arrangement
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Divided into 15 series:
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(1) Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects July 2 - August 27, 1940;
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(2) Alibamu field notes, miscellaneous subjects June 7 - July 28,
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(3) Choctaw field notes on native medicinal practices. July 12 - July 17,
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(4) Choctaw (at least in part) field notes on medicinal plants July - July 27,
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(5) Alabama, Choctaw, Koasati?? field notes, miscellaneous notes from published sources, and questions,
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(6) Alibamu? field notes on folktales July 31 - August 11,
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(7) Questions,
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(8) Alabama ethnographic material ,
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(9) Koasati culture summary,
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(10) Comparative Southeast ethnographic material ,
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(11) Linguistic notes,
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(12) Tribal names and kinship charts,
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(13) Lyda Averill Taylor Photographs,
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(14) Miscellaneous notes,
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(15) Indian artifacts from Harrington, Texas,

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4658

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received by John M. Goggin from Walter W. Taylor, after death of Lyda A. Taylor, 1960. Deposited by Goggin in B.A.E., October, 1962.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alibamu Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alibamu Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Choctaw Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- Southeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Koasati Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alabama Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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