Extracts from printed historical sources and photocopies of manuscripts. [Assembled before 1941.] Typescript document with annotations. Approximately 332 pages. Photostat copies of manuscript document approximately 68 pages. Speck, Frank G. Letter to John R. Swanton enclosing Caddo terms from a manuscript in the [American] Philosophical Society Lib...
Includes vocabulary, phrases, texts, etc.; several informants and dialects, including Yaʹtassi and Anadaʹko.
Approximately 125 small slips containing vocabulary in the above language. Marked: "Compared carefully with Caddo; results noted in Vocabulary Book. Number 2 (under Caddo)."
Also 1 page rough notes by Mooney from which the proceeding was prepared, with additional brief notes apparently on Caddo informants , but headed, "Biloxi and Pascagoula".
Copies of images of Caddo Indians, structures, and artifacts and excavations of Caddo sites. The collection includes copies of 19th century photographs by William S. Soule and photographs of excavations by the Arkansas Archeological Survey, circa 1972.
Concerns Cherokee, Creek, Cheyenne, Caddo, and Osage. May be material assembled for Handbook articles and biographical notes.
Original 2pp. Reprint by Dr. Sibley, "agent for the Caddos," from the American Naturalist, December, 1879, with corrections by A. S. Gatschet.
Contents: Notes on social organization, burial rites and games, pages 1-2; origin myth, page 3; vocabulary "Taken with the Main Purpose of Bringing out Words Peculiar to the Natchitoches Dialect," pages 4-6; notes on tribe names and personal names, pages 7-8; and a flood story ("Evidently . . . a French story"), page 9.