MS 4144 Natchez ethnological notes
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Gurny, John ?
Also autograph document, 6 pages. Includes: Notes on pottery, baskets, implements, stars and constellations, tribal subdivisions, chiefs, medicine, burials, beliefs and taboos, month names, names of other tribes, personal names, clan names, relationship terms, place names, Natchez counting. Text, "The Snake and the Moon," mentions Nancy Taylor.
MS 2437 Natchez-English dictionary
With English index. Boxes 1-2: Natchez-English; Box 3: English-Natchez. Natchez-English, approximately 1600 cards; English-Natchez index, approximately 800 cards.
MS 1997-b Natchez vocabulary
Also copies of the Natchez words collected by Pike, Robertson, and others, arranged with reference to possible linguistic affinities.
MS 4189 Letters regarding the Natchez Trace Parkway
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Letters from J.D. Jennings, National Park Sevice, Tupelo, Mississippi October 7, and 17, 1940, regarding Natchez Trace Parkway, also map showing archeological sites in vicinity of Davis Lake, showing site (Mc-10) encountered by De Soto in 1540.
MS 4143 Natchez vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages
Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1880.
MS 621 Natchez linguistic extracts from Le Page du Pratz, Histoire de la Louisiane, Paris, 1758
Le Page du Pratz, -1775
Embraces examples of words and phrases in the "two languages of the Natchez."
MS 1808 English translations of Natchez texts in MS 1807
Sam, Watt, 1876-1944
Includes typescript document, 2 pages. Stories were numbered in 1970 to correspond with numbers of stories published in Swanton, "Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-B 88, Washington, D. C., 1915, and are arranged insofar as possible in that order. The following stories are present: 1-5, 7, 9, 11, 13-14, 16-19, 22-29, 30 (last page only), 31-32, 34, 38, 40, 43.
MS 1997-a Copy in a notebook of General Albert Pike's manuscript vocabulary of Natchez
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891
With added equvalents in Creek, Hitchiti, Yuchi, Koasati, Choctaw, and Alibamu. Pages 3-153, not all pages used. The vocabulary has been copied on cards. See 1997-b. Note on Algonkian loanword in Creek, page 173. "Grammatic Notes on the Na'htchi [Natchez] language," pages 175-220, including "Morphology" (list of suffixes indexed to their occurrence on …
MS 904 Brief notes on the Louisiana tribes (Na'htchi or Natchez,) Tonica or Tuni'xka, Shetimasha, Atakapa, Pani Family
Also map marked "Hewitt's map of Louisiana tribes, July, 1903."