MS 4989 Winnebago vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4989
Creators:
George, Thomas J.
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Brigham, Ebenezer
Webster, W. N.
Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913
Big Bear (Winnebago)
Big Thunder
Dates:
April, 1885
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
72 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
In handwriting of Lyman C. Draper. Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Also includes: Biographical sketch of Thomas J. George (b. 1842). Autograph document by Lyman C. Draper. 1 page; "List of Winnebago Words from Ebr. [Ebenezer] Brigham's acct. book, 1831-33." Autograph document by Lyman C. Draper. 1 page; "Winnebago Derivations given by W.N. Webster, Oshkosh. July 1, 1885." Autograph document signed by R.G. Thwaites. 1 page; Incomplete note about desire of Winnebagos for an Agent, and inquiry about land payment. No date. Anonymous Manuscript document 1 page. Informants: Big Bear, of Friendship, Wisconsin and Big Thunder.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in State Historical Society of Wisconsin (U.S. Mss 2F).
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4989

Local Note
Local Note
xerox copy of manuscript document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4989, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Purchased from State Historical Society of Wisconsin, August, 1971. (Correspondence in National Anthropological Archives files.)

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Biography -- George, Thomas J. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winnebago Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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