Malecite words pertaining to natural history

Mss.Rec.34

Date: 1959 | Size: 1 tape(s)

Abstract

Linguistic field recordings made at Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada, in June 1959. A reading of Malecite words and their English equivalents for multiple varieties and groupings of animals and plants, fish, dwellings, canoes and other water craft, hunting & fishing, and numbers & measures. The final 6 minutes of the recording consist of a reading from from Joseph Laurent's "New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" (St-Francis, Quebec, 1884).

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

1 sound tape reel (1 hr., 11 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in.

1 sound tape reel (1 hr., 11 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in.

Provenance

Presented by Nicholas Smith in 1959. This material was recorded with the assistance of a Phillips Fund grant.

Processing information

Collection digitized and cataloged by Brian Carpenter during the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded audio digitization project, 2008-2014.

Related material

A complete text of the recording and the collector's notes are available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Malecite Indians
  • Malecite Indians -- Ethnobotany
  • Malecite Indians -- Ethnozoology
  • Passamaquoddy language


Detailed Inventory

Audio recordings
  
01-01. Smith, Nicholas N.. Paul, Peter Lewis, 1902-1989.
Malecite Words Pertaining to Natural History
1959-061 .mp3; 00:46:42

Recorded at Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:46:42


Geographic Name(s): New Brunswick

Subject(s): Malecite Indians; Malecite Indians -- Ethnobotany; Malecite Indians -- Ethnozoology; Passamaquoddy language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3906

01-02. Smith, Nicholas N.. Paul, Peter Lewis, 1902-1989.
Malecite Words Pertaining to Natural History
1959-061 .mp3; 00:18:08

Recorded at Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:18:08


Geographic Name(s): New Brunswick

Subject(s): Passamaquoddy language; Passamaquoddy language -- Numerals; Malecite Indians

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3907

01-03. Paul, Peter Lewis, 1902-1989. Smith, Nicholas N..
Reading from Joseph Laurent's "New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues"
1959-061 .mp3; 00:06:17

A reading of an excerpt from Joseph Laurent's _New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues_, (St-Francis, Quebec, 1884). Recorded at Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:06:17


Geographic Name(s): New Brunswick

Subject(s): Abenaki language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3908