MS 586 Cha'hta (Choctaw) vocabulary
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS586
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
1881-82
Languages:
Undetermined
Materials in Choctaw (Cha'hta) and English.
Physical Description:
74 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Recorded in J.W. Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. It is a dialect of southeastern Louisiana, collected in various settlements in Tangipahoa and St. Tammany Parishes, Louisiana.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Includes on title page autograph notes regarding Gatschet's efforts in collecting "only terms for concrete objects and actions" which are not to be found in Byington's Dictionary."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 586

Local Note
Local Note
Additional notes, page 239, on the words and sentences collected at New Orleans, Louisiana on January 14, 1882 read: "They could not be revised with the help of any other Indians, and therefore no implicit reliance can be placed on them."
Local Note
Manuscript signed document

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 586, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Choctaw language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Choctaw Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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