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Indians of North America

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Newhouse, Seth, 1842-1921
Dates:
1885
Abstract:  

This item contains the story of the Great Law of Peace, lists of chiefs of the League, ceremonial chants (including Condolence Council), constitution and its acceptance (pages 1-200). There is a version of the same in Mohawk, with interlinear translations, names of principal families, and incomplete "aboriginal dictionary." This copy is duplicated from the microfilm of the original (Mss.Film.348), with marginal notes in pencil by William N. Fenton, and accompanying correspondence with the American Philosophical Society from Ray Fadden. The original is not at the American Philosophical Society, but now in possession of the Mohawk tribe.
Call #:  
Mss.970.3.Ir6
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1885-1930
Abstract:  

This is a detailed table of contents to the Smiley Family Papers at Haverford College, pertaining chiefly to Indian conferences at Lake Mohonk (New York).
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1246
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Anonymous
Dates:
1840
Abstract:  

In the hand of an unknown author, this is a history of the Natchez Indians written at Natchez in November 1840.
Call #:  
Mss.970.3.N19
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-2015
Dates:
Circa 1941-1947
Abstract:  

This collection contains biographical material on William Parsons, a Pennsylvania soldier, surveyor, and proprietary agent of the provincial government and Thomas Penn. It is arranged by repositories and collections containing information on Parsons (including the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Haverford College, and the Horsfield Papers at the American Philosophical Society). There are transcripts from sources, photostats, notes, and microfilm.
Call #:  
Mss.B.P252
Extent:
1 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
Dates:
1949-1960
Abstract:  

These field notes, compiled by de Laguna and Catherine McClellan, include archaeological investigations, transcripts of interviews with community members and sketches. Tlingit material recorded at Yakutat, Angoon, Carcross, and Teslin, with small amount at Atlin; Ahtna material recorded at Chitina, Copper Center, and Chistochina.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1127
Extent:
6 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
Dates:
1960-1968
Abstract:  

These reels contain materials relating to the Ahtna, Copper River, Tetlin, Upper Tanana, Southern Tuchone, Burwash Landing, and Yukon Native groups. Also included are lists of plants, and transcripts of interviews.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1278
Extent:
2 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Moravian Church.
Dates:
1735-1900
Abstract:  

This collection contains correspondence, diaries, reports, letters, conference minutes, church registers and catalogs, and other papers documenting the work of Moravian missionaries among the Indians of North America. Includes language materials in Delaware, Creek, Mohawk, and Onondaga; and materials pertaining to the Chippewa, Cherokee, Nanticoke, and Shawnee. Materials cover New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Ontario.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1279
Extent:
40 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Dates:
1885-1909
Abstract:  

This correspondence refers to his trips to Baffin Island (N.W.T.) and British Columbia, during which he studied and collected materials on Northwest Coast languages among the Eskimos.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.372.3
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
Dates:
Circa 1930
Abstract:  

This film, shot by Speck, shows the method of twisting rabbit skins for blankets, sled dogs and sleds, snowshoes, wind breaks in the woods, ice fishing with nets, drums, and physical types. Southern Quebec or Labrador, probably Montagnais-Naskapi.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.520
Extent:
1 film_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Weer, Paul,comp.
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

This bibliography is a guide to writings about a chronicle of the Lenape Indians, first studied by Constantine S. Rafinesque, and subsequently by Ephraim G. Squier and Daniel G. Brinton. It is divided into four sections: Rafinesque, with four sources on the man; Walam Olum, listing all known publications; Anthropological Studies; and References, to the Walam Olum.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.585
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Watson, John
Dates:
1822
Abstract:  

This copy of John Watson Sr.'s narrative of the 1737 Walking Purchase, written in 1815, was made by Watson's son in 1822. The elder Watson's narrative was printed with corrections and additions by the son in the Pennsylvania Correspondent, Doylestown. The volume includes the younger Watson's report of the recollections of Moses Bartram, his own commentary on the Walking Purchase, and a letter (1822) about this manuscript.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.W32
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Swan, Caleb.
Dates:
1790-1791
Abstract:  

This volume includes Swan's report to Henry Knox (1791), in which he reports contact with and observations of the Creek Indians, while acting as deputy agent to the Creek Nation.
Call #:  
Mss.B.B284.d.vol.32
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Rhoads, Charles James, 1872-1956
Dates:
1883-1929
Abstract:  

Letters and telegrams, mostly of congratulation, relating to Charles James Rhoads's appointment as United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs by President Hoover in 1929; with drafts of some replies. Correspondents include Emily G. Balch, Felix Frankfurter, and Herbert C. Hoover. The collection also includes several letters from James E. Rhoads to Capt. Richard H. Pratt of the Indian Training School, Carlisle, 1883-1894, and copies of a few letters from Pratt to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1913-1921, on Indian matters.
Call #:  
Mss.B.R34
Extent:
1 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Dates:
1719 (1820)
Abstract:  

In October 1719, the Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends for Philadelphia and the Jersies reached consensus on a "book of discipline" governing the "establishment and order of meetings." The regulations covered both the conduct of the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings and the personal comportment of individual members, refining the bureaucratic structure of the meetings and laying out the powers of Overseers and other officials. It touches upon marriage (mandating endogamy), burial, and attendance at meetings, and cautions Friends to plainness of speech and dress, drinking, smoking, backbiting, and gaming. This version of the Book of Discipline is a manuscript copy made for the American Philosophical Society in 1820 "from and antient Copy in the possession of Timothy Matlack, Esqr."
Call #:  
Mss.289.6.So1
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Dates:
August 30 - December 12, 1803; 1810
Abstract:  

This item is Lewis' narrative journal of the river trip from Pittsburgh to the winter camp of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, together with meteorological observations. There are also entries by William Clark. Of the 126 leaves in this journal, 31 contain questions by Nicholas Biddle, with William Clark's replies, dated 1810. Includes parts II and III of Nicholas Biddle, "Notes on Indians...", and list of measurements of bones and other natural history specimens, in Lewis' hand. Also contains some sketches and two small maps.
Call #:  
Mss.917.3.L58p
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Dates:
1845-1876
Abstract:  

The journal includes notes on travels to New York and Michigan, conversations, and Indian councils. Also included is a record of letters received from Indians. Table of contents.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.582
Extent:
2 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Michaels, Stanley
Dates:
1984
Abstract:  

Radio broadcast: "Manhattan at Large." Councilman Stanley Michaels, host. Topic: "The Future of the Museum of the American Indian." Guests: Dr. Edmund Carpenter, Anthropologist, Member Board of Trustees, Museum of the American Indian; Pamela Mann, Asst. N.Y., Attorney General; N.Y. Assemblyman Herman D. Farrell, Jr.; Randle Borshi, Deputy Commissioner, N.Y. City Dept. of Cultural Affairs.
Call #:  
Mss.Rec.183
Extent:
1 tape(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844
Dates:
1803-1810
Abstract:  

The collection consists of two volumes. The first notebook, "Notes of Queries to William Clark, with replies," (917.3.L58.b), contains Lewis' journal of the river trip from Pittsburgh to winter camp, August 30- December 12, 1803.
Call #:  
Mss.917.3.L58b
Extent:
2 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859
Dates:
1810
Abstract:  

This diary is a journal of a trip from Philadelphia by stage to Pittsburgh, then afoot through Franklin, LeBoeuf, and Erie to the Huron River; thence by boat to Detroit, where he remained 26-29 July, when he set out by canoe for Michilimackinac. Included are descriptions of Detroit, plants, animals, springs, Indian mounds, and notes on goitre.
Call #:  
Mss.B.N96
Extent:
1 Volumes



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