MS 7439 Copy of "Professor Hale's manuscript on the Philology, religion and customs of Polynesian groups of islands"

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7439
Creators:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Riesenberg, Saul H.
Dates:
1840s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
149 Pages
165 Pages
2 Items
parts
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The description by the Trumbull Library has also been copied and two notes about the manuscript are included. The document is a draft for volume 6, Ethnology and Philology, of the report of the Wilkes Expedition (United States Exploring Expedition. The published version and the manuscript have been compared only briefly. The manscript appears not to include parts of the published version. It is, for example, confined mostly to the narrative portions concerning Oceania. The manuscript is also significantly different in phraseology and certain data that is in the printed version.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This document is the original manuscript for Hale's Ethnology and Philology, which formed volume 6 of the United States Exploring Expedition during the Years 1838 . . . 1842 under the Command of Charles Wilkes.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7439

Local Note
Local Note
Positive photographic copy of a manuscript document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7439, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Saul Riesenberg apparently obtained the material from the Alexander Turnbull Library of Wellington, New Zealand, for the purpose of comparing the original with the printed version. He turned it over to the Department of Anthropology in April 1986 and in early 1987 it was passed on to the archives.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Draft manuscript."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pacific Islanders -- Ethnology Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pacific Islanders -- Languages Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oceania -- Ethnology Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oceania -- Linguistics Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander Turnbull Library -- manuscript from Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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