Catawba linguistic notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson in South Carolina. The purpose of Michelson's research on Cawtaba was to determine the resemblance between the Siouan and Muskhogean stocks. He compiled notes on the Catawba language through his work with John Brown, Margaret Brown, Robert Lee Harris, Ben Harris, Sarah Harris, Billy H...
Catawba vocabulary, grammatical notes, kinship terms, ethnobotany, and ethnological notes. Letter from Speck concerns the exchange of Catawba material with Swanton.
Newsclipping from The New York [S.C.] Inquirer, August 24, 1928.
BAE 2450b, while mostly Swanton and Gatschet (q.v.), has some additions and corrections in pencil in what appears to be Speckʹs hand and using some symbols he used but Swanton and Gatschet did not (e.g., ; for glottal stop; instead of n for nasalization; for ). The only informant referred to is "Mrs. O," "Mrs. Owl" (on cards for im, ʹsleepʹ; Iʹse, ...
Notes and additinal forms in pencil on Gatschetʹs cards by John R. Swanton. April, 1918.
[Daily] Record, Columbia, South Carolina, March 11, 1908.
Informants: December, 1921 and (January - February, 1923,) Mrs. Sampson Owl, Cherokee Agency, North Carolina, February, 1922, Mrs. Margaret Wiley Brown, Catawba Nation, South Carolina, December, 1927-January 1928, Sally Brown Gordon and Sam Blue, Catawba Nation, South Carolina.