Tuscarora Indian Material

Mss.Rec.9

Date: 1950-1951 | Size: 6 reel(s)

Abstract

Recorded at the Tuscarora Reservation in Niagara County, New York from December 1950 to January 1951. Consists of Tuscarora vocabulary, paradigms, and stories regarding tribal history told in Tuscarora only.

Collection Information

Provenance

Donated by William Reyburn in 1951. 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

Translations and transcriptions can be found in the Franz Boas Collection of Materials for American Linguistics collection (Mss.497.3.B63c).

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Indian Defense League of America
  • Indians of North America -- Migrations
  • Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 19th century
  • Military service, Voluntary -- United States
  • Six Nations -- History
  • Tuscarora Indians -- History
  • Tuscarora language


Detailed Inventory

Tape 1
  
01-01. Reyburn, William D.. Johnson, Arthur.
Tuscarora vocabulary
1950-12-241 .mp3; 00:32:15

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 2
  
02-01. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
Tuscarora vocabulary and paradigms [1 of 4]
1950-12-271 .mp3; 00:33:19

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 3
  
03-01. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
Tuscarora vocabulary and paradigms [2 of 4]
1950-12-271 .mp3; 00:33:23

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 4
  
04-01. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
Tuscarora vocabulary and paradigms [3 of 4]
1951-01-011 .mp3; 00:28:20

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 5
  
05-01. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
Tuscarora vocabulary and paradigms [4 of 4]
1951-01-041 .mp3; 00:33:21

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 6
  
06-01. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
A Tuscarora text
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:07:43

Topic of text unclear from documentation. May be about the Salt War in New York State. In Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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06-02. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
The participation of the Tuscaroras in the War of 1812
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:06:26

In Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): United States -- History -- War of 1812; Tuscarora Indians -- History; Tuscarora language

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06-03. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
The enlistment in Philadelphia of a group of Tuscarora soldiers
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:03:19

In Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Military service, Voluntary -- United States; Recruiting and enlistment; Tuscarora language ; Tuscarora Indians -- History

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06-04. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
The trip of the Tuscaroras to Kansas and the subsequent activities of the informant's grandfather and Captain Kyusik with a group of Sioux Indians following the Mexican War
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:07:17

Narrative told in Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Tuscarora language ; Tuscarora Indians -- History; Dakota Indians; Indians of North America -- Migrations

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http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4140

06-05. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
How Washington appealed to the Iroquois Nation to aid the Thirteen Colonies in the Revolutionary War; Promises made by General Washington to the Six Nations
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:03:14

In Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Six Nations -- History; Tuscarora language ; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians

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http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4134

06-06. Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971. Reyburn, William D..
The story of the Indian Defense League of America
1951-01-081 .mp3; 00:05:29

The speaker was a Grand President of the Indian Defense League of America. In Tuscarora only.

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.


Geographic Name(s): Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)

Subject(s): Indian Defense League of America; Tuscarora Indians -- History; Tuscarora language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4145