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Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Old Toke
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
July 20, August 20, and September 4, 1855
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS970
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents relate to medicine men; story of the Thunder Bird; notes on religion, customs, tribal names, etc.

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Creators:
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2422
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Gray, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1889
Dates:
July 3, 1869
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3675
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains brief remarks on the languages, religious practices, and legends of various northwestern tribes, including the Cayuse, Kalapuya, Shoshone, Nez Perce, Wallawalla, Chehalis, etc.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1220
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes names of the Eskimo, Aleut, Athapascan, Tlingit, Salish, and Sahaptan families. "This seems to be a tentative paper, for many names, of which the anonymous author attempts interpretations, are falsely explained... Some Alaskan names are extracts from Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume 1." --A.S. Gatschet.

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Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Bertz, Dietrich
Dates:
1895
Size:
599 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7224
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This is an English translation done for the British Columbia Indian Language Project that was made from Boas's German publication issued in Verhandlungen der Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte, 1895.

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Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
August, 1855; November, 1857
Size:
32 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS981
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes letter dated November 9, 1857, including references to these notes. 6 pages.

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Creators:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3714
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes data for the following: Songees, Klallum, Soke, Sanitch, Cowegin, Nanaimo, Laycooltach, Quakeeolth, Nitinat [spellings are Gibbs'].

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Furuhjelm, Johan Hampus, 1821-1909
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
April, 1862
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS528
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letter transmitting Yakutat (Tlingit) vocabulary, and vocabulary of an Indian language spoken around Fort Ross, California; includes discussion of origin of the term, "Kolosh." Also incomplete clerk's copy of the letter, 1 page.

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Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Dates:
October 11, 1875
Size:
19 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1207A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Report of a cruise in the U. S. Steamer Wolcott of the Revenue Marine Service, June-July, 1875 in the waters of Alaska and British Columbia. A chart, referred to on page 1 of the letter is not present: "I send a chart published by the English Admiralty of that portion of the Northwest Coast from Fort Simpson, British Columbia to Cross Sound, Alaska...

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Furuhjelm, Johan Hampus, 1821-1909
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
December, 1860
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS526
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letter discusses the several dialects of Northwestern America, and indicating the number of speakers; with appended list of Sitka (Tlingit) words. Also with the file is a clerk's copy of the letter only.

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