MS 125 Coquille vocabulary, map, and census
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
With map and census of Coquille and adjoining tribes (census dated August, 1861 in Gibbs' hand). 9 pages. Also Coquille vocabulary, 6 pages in Smithsonian printed outline and 6 page copy of same in hand of George Gibbs.
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.