MS 7235 Vocabularies and notes based on material collected by Horatio Hale from enslaved African-Brazilians
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7235
Creators:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Materials in Makonde, Takwama (Kwama), Musēna, Mundjōla, Kasánji, Mudjána or Mutçāna, Sofāla (Ndau), Congo (San Salvador Kongo), Makūa (Makhuwa), Nyambāna, Nagō Mīna, Kambína, Angōla , Bengēla, Koofia or Koossa, Beetshuana, and English.
Physical Description:
98 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This manuscript probably represents what Horatio Hale originally intended to publish on southern Africa in his Philology and Ethnology that is one of the volumes of the report of the United States Exploring Expedition (Wilkes Expedition). It includes several vocabularies, comparative vocabularies, and notes on the location and appearance (especially the cicatrization and other body decoration) of African tribes.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA ACC 76-120 (part)
SI LIB MS 68 (part)
NAA MS 7235

Local Note
Local Note
The manuscript appears to be in Hale's hand. In it, Hale describes how and why he collected material from African slaves in Rio de Janeiro.
Local Note
Autograph manuscript

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7235, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The manuscript was in the Smithsonian Libraries until March, 1976, when it was transferred to the archives.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Body decoration -- Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Makonde language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ndau language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kongo language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Makhuwa language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa -- linguistics Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vocabulary Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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