Concening bird names in Delaware and Penobscot languages.
Card files containing Truman Michelson's notes on Penobscot grammar and vocabulary. His notes include grammatical tables and a reference to Frank Speck's Penobscot text, by page and line.
In schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.
Penobscot vocabulary and ethnological notes, most likely from Truman Michelson's field work in Maine. One of the people he interviewed in the notes is Alexander Sapil (possibly Sapiel), identified by Michelson as Passamaquoddy.
Notebook containing vocabulary (principal informants Clara Francis, Joe Francis, Sal Nepten, Joseph S. Sakaleksis (?) Jr.; also Rev Michael O'Brien); text with translation, " Fights of the Penobscot Indians against the Mohawks," (from Sal Nepten); newsclippings, 1897-1900; miscellaneous notes, both original and copied, on place names, bibliography,...
19th century manuscript book kept by Lewis Ketchum (Penobscot), mostly written in the Penobscot dialect of Eastern Abenaki with some notes in English. The manuscript descended through the Ketchum family and documents tribal matters from 1837 to 1879, including charity, marriages, births, and customs.
Includes 1 page letter of transmittal. Also extract from Quebec Manuscript Vol. II, pages 34-37. "Words of the savages of the Mission of Pentagoet" (translation). 4 pages. Refers to the use of kettles in manufacturing of arrow heads.