MS 4836 Pictographic record of trading accounts
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4836
Creators:
Roy, Vencent (Trader)
Dates:
November 28, 1838
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
83 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Notebook includes handwritten names identified by Paul H. Voorhis, 1/69. The location, "Vermillion La.," given on the flyleaf, likely refers to Vermillion Lake in Wisconson.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4836

Local Note
Local Note
Some pictographs resemble those of Abnaki shop accounts, reproduced in Garrick Mallery, "Picture-writing of the American Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 10, Washington, D.C., 1893, pages 259-262; see also, the Chippewa pictographs, pages 233-249.
Local Note
notebook

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4836, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received by Dr. Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr., Director, Bureau of American Ethnology, from John M. Lawler, Miller Street, R.F.D., No. Wilbraham, Massachusetts, personal visit, ca. 1963.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, Personal -- Chippewa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chippewa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pictographs -- Chippewa Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chippewa Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ojibwa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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