Indian-English dictionary, 1822


Date: 1822 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 18 p.


This volume contains Ojibwa-English vocabulary, Ho-chunk numerals, family genealogical data, and miscellaneous notes, kept by Kelso at Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 18 p.


Purchased and accessioned, 1950.

Early American History Note

The Henry B. Kelso collection consists of a single, slender bound journal that contains Ojibwa-English translations of some words, the numerical system from one to ten used by Winnebago's, and records of Kelso births for 1823 and 1826. The journal was compiled in Green Bay, Wisconsin beginning in 1822.

Indexing Terms


  • Language Material
  • Native American Materials


  • Anishinaabe
  • Indians of North America -- Wisconsin -- Genealogy
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Native America
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Ojibwa language -- Dictionaries -- Polyglot
  • Ojibwe people
  • Winnebago language

Detailed Inventory

 Kelso, Henry B..
Indian-English dictionary