Kaska materials, Franz Boas Papers
Date: 1908-1921 (bulk 1916-1919)
Extent: 21 letters
Description: The Kaska materials in the Franz Boas Papers consist of 21 letters among the correspondence between Boas and James Teit that mention Kaska people or language to some extent. The length of the mentions range from very brief to more substantial. Many relate to Teit's travels in northern British Columbia and southern Yukon region on ethnographic field trips or as a hunting guide. The majority of the letters date from 1916 to 1919. Other mentions of Kaska people or language may exist elsewhere in this collection but are not known.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers Mss.B.B61