MS 528 Letter to George Gibbs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS528
Creators:
Furuhjelm, Johan Hampus, 1821-1909
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
April, 1862
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letter transmitting Yakutat (Tlingit) vocabulary, and vocabulary of an Indian language spoken around Fort Ross, California; includes discussion of origin of the term, "Kolosh." Also incomplete clerk's copy of the letter, 1 page.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hjalmar J. Furuhjeim was governor of Russian Colonies in America.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 528

Local Note
Local Note
The enclosures are not present. The Yakutat vocabulary is probably Number 537. No Pomo or other California Indian vocabulary transmitted by Governor Furuhjelm has been located (7/62).

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 528, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- Northwest Coast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit 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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