Contents: Lists of Texas Indians; Father Massenet's and D. Gregorio Salinas's lists; letters from Mrs Bruce Reid, Port Arthur, Texas, November-December 1936, and March 1936, relative to various finds in Texas, including a crucifix; letter from W. N. Foster, Conroe, Texas, relative to the Bidai Indian tribe.
From David O. True, Miami, Florida accompanying letter of May 20, 1943, to Mr W. P. True, Smithsonian Institution, letter 1 page.
Includes: census of Indian families in several Louisiana towns, pages 2 and 200; Houma vocabulary, pages 3, 198, and 4; Alibamu belt design, page 8; Hitchiti and Creek stories, pages 29-33, 172-169; and diagram of "Stomp ground in Greenleaf Mtns. for Natchez and Cherokee," page 58. Diary of May 2-22  in Louisiana; then proceeds to Indian Terr...
Regarding the Guatemalan Commission, Chicago in 1892, at the World's Fair. Mostly addressed to the Secretary of the Commissioner, Senor Solis, from various individuals in Mexico.
The Frederic G. Cassidy papers contain sound recordings and partial transcriptions; drafts of manuscripts and conference papers; and one map, all relating to his work on Jamaican and Creole lanugages.
The Robert Rankin papers, 1886, 1914, 1956-2011, document his field work, research, and professional activities, primarily in relation to his work studying American Indian languages. Rankin was professor of linguistics at the University of Kansas from 1969 until his retirement in 2005. The collection consists of sound recordings, field notebooks, vocabulary lists and bibliographies, dictionaries, research files, slip files, word lists, correspondence, ephemera, notes, readings and reprints, writings, drafts, and teaching materials. This includes materials from Rankin's work with the last native speakers of the Quapaw and Kaw (Kansa, Kanza) languages and subsequent research, writings, and collaborations with tribes and fellow linguists.
"E and F combined diagram of the State of Missouri accompanying the Report of the 30th of October 1852." M. Lewis Clark, Surveyor General.
Relative to certain aboriginal words used in the valley of the Hudson River, New Jersey, Maine and Canada. Also printed article by Ruttenber on derivation of "Schenectady."
Contents: Vocabularies of the Comecrudo and Cotoname Dialects of the Pakawa Linguistic Family... Autograph document. 1 volume. approximately 100 pages. 1886. Comecrudo and Cotoname. Autograph document. notebook. approximately 80 pages. December 6, 1886. (Copied 1900). Comecrudo and Cotoname, U.S. Geological and Geographic Survey Comparative Vocabul...
Contains "Extracts from Fr Bartholome Garcia's Manual" printed at Quaeretaro, 1760 (88 pages octavo). This is the only book known to contain the texts of the Coahuiltecs o Texano. The author was missionary of the mission of N.S.P.S. Franciscans on the Rio de San Antonio in the Provincia de Texas. The chief part is a catechism; then terms of relatio...