Mohican materials, ACLS collection

Mohican includes: Mahican, Muhhekunneuw
Mahican | English | Nuu-chah-nulth
1795; 1937-1944
Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Prince, John Dyneley, 1868-1945
Linguistics | Wisconsin--History | New York (State)--History | Religion | Ethnography
Vocabularies | Prayers | Catechisms | Field notes | Biographies | Stories
1 notebook, 286 loose pages, and approx. 6100 slips
The Mohican materials in the ACLS Collection consists of 4 sets of material in the "Mahican" section of the collection. These materials were recorded by Morris Swadesh at the Stockbridge-Munsee community in Wisconsin and are predominantly focused on linguistic matters. A set of original field notes ("Mohican field notes", item A1k.4) contains lexical items obtained from Wisconsin Stockbridge community; a folder of miscellaneous historical material; lexical lists, and a narrative biography in English. "Mohican lexical file" (item A1k.2) consists of approximately 6100 slips arranged phonetically, derived from items from liturgical literature as well as books used in the translation of the same (some are Nuu-chah-nulth and have not been separated out). "Mohican lexical materials" (item A1k.1), based on Swadesh's field work, contains a discussion of historical sources, phonetics, morphophonology, historical phonology, as well as vocabulary of letter "W" in Mohican compiled from printed and field sources. "Interlinear translations of Mohican liturgical literature" (item A1k.3) includes catechism, prayers, and copies of printed material on Stockbridge and Hudson River Indians published in 1903 and 1905 by J. Dyneley Prince.
ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) Mss.497.3.B63c