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1Author:  Roth, Johann Ferdinand,d. 1814Requires cookie*
 Title:  Ein Versuch: der Geschichte unsers Herrn u. Heylandes Jesu Christi in dass Delawarische übersezt der Unami von der Marter Woche an bis zur Himmalfahrt unsers Herrn, 1770-1772     
 Dates:  1770-1772 
 Abstract:  This volume contains an account of Jesus' life that was translated into Delaware. Compiled by a Moravian missionary, the volume may lend insight into the proselytizing techniques of Moravian missionaries. MOLE contains an extended description of the volume and its background.

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 Call #:  Mss.232.9.R74 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Language and Linguistics | Native America | Religion 
 Genre:  Language Material | Manuscript Essays 
 Subjects:  Bible stories, German. | Missionaries. 
2Author:  Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844Requires cookie*
 Title:  Essai de solution du problème philologique proposé en l'année 1823 par la commission de l'Institut de France, 1823     
 Dates:  1823 
 Abstract:  The Essai de Solution ... is part of the Stephen Du Poneau Collection. The collection as a whole has a wide array of material, although it is particularly strong in of Native American language material from the nineteenth century. This essay was likely submitted for the Volney Prize in linguistics and reflects Du Ponceau's interests in language more generally.

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 Call #:  Mss.410.D92.1 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Language and Linguistics 
 Genre:  Foreign Language | Language Material | Manuscript Essays 
 Subjects:  Linguistics. | Philology. 
3Author:  Sagard, Gabriel.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Dictionnaire de la langue huronne, 1632     
 Dates:  1632 
 Abstract:  This slender manuscript volume contains a transcription of a dictionary of the Huron compiled by Sagard Gabriel in the early 17th century. The document was transcribed and given to Peter DuPonceau in the 19th century for his work on Native American languages. It is in French with an occasional marginalia note in English.

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 Call #:  Mss.497.33.Sa1 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Language and Linguistics | Native America 
 Genre:  Language Material | Manuscript Essays | Native American Materials 
 Subjects:  Indians of North America -- Languages | Missionaries. | Wyandot language 
4Author:  James, Edwin,1797-1861.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Some account of the Menomonies, with a specimen of an attempt to form a dictionary of their language, 1827     
 Dates:  1827 
 Abstract:  This volume appears to be a draft of a language textbook for the Menomonee and Ojibwa. It begins with an overview of the Menomonee, their culture, history, and location. The text then goes on to describe their language with examples of words and usage.

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 Call #:  Mss.970.1.J23 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Language and Linguistics | Native America 
 Genre:  Language Material | Manuscript Essays | Native American Materials 
 Subjects:  Indians of North America -- Languages | Menominee language -- Dictionaries 
5Author:  Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895Requires cookie*
 Title:  Ely Samuel Parker Papers     
 Dates:  1794-1946 
 Abstract:  The Ely Parker Collection is a large and rich amalgamation of documents relating to the New York Seneca and to Ely Parker's own life.

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 Call #:  Mss.497.3.P223 
 Extent:  3.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Education | Government Affairs | Language and Linguistics | Law | Military History | Native America | Religion | Science and technology 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Language Material | Manuscript Essays | Native American Materials | Official Government Documents and Records 
 Subjects:  Canals -- New York (State) | Engineers -- New York (State) | Freemasons -- New York (State) | Iroquois Indians | Ogden Land Company | Seneca Indians -- Missions | Seneca Indians -- New York (State) | Seneca Indians -- Religion | Seneca language | Society of Friends -- Relations with Indians | Tonawanda Indian Reservation (N.Y.)