Indian language collection: the Alaska native languages, 20th century


Date: 20th century | Size: 28 microfilm_reel(s)


These texts, produced in the late nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, include dictionaries, vocabularies, grammars, and religious materials (primarily Christian) of the Central Alaskan Yupik, Ingalik (Ingalit), Inupiaq (Inuit), and Koyukon languages.

Collection Information

Physical description

28 microfilm reels.


Restrictions on Use:

Rolls or portions of rolls may not be duplicated without the written consent of the Archivist, Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus.


Presented by the Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus and accessioned, 1977 (1977 368mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Pacific Northwest Indian Center, Spokane, Washington.

General note

There is an introduction and roll notes on each microfilm reel.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Jesuits -- Northwest, Pacific.
  • Jesuits.Oregon Province Archives.


  • Dictionaries.
  • Grammars.


  • Indians of North America -- Languages
  • Ingalik language
  • Koyukon language