MS 99 Navajo vocabulary and autograph of Chief Delgadito

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS99
Creators:
Willard, Celeste N.
Delgadito, Chief
Dates:
May, 1869
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
14 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Vocabulary recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary, 12 pages, and an added sheet of ruled paper, 2 pages. Includes letter of transmittal without salutation. Fort Union, New Mexico. July 24, 1869. Autograph letter signed. 3 pages.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on file. 3/1971.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 99

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph of Delgadito is on the outside of back cover of Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary, identified by note in Mrs Willard's handwriting: "Autograph of Delgadito the only Navaho chief who can write."
Local Note
Letter states, "I also enclose counting in various New Mex. tongues." (See Zuni Manuscript Number 1150.)
Local Note
Listed in Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology-B 14, page 109.
Local Note
autograph document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 99, 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
Navaho Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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