Tuscarora materials, ACLS collection
Alternate forms: Haudenosaunee | Skarù:ręˀ | Six Nations
Contributor: Gansworth, Nellie | Green, Jonas | Hewitt, David | Hickerson, Harold, 1923- | Hickerson, Nancy Parrott | Mt. Pleasant, William | Printup, Denny | Reyburn, William D. | Rickard, Clinton, 1882-1971 | Rickard, Edgar | Smith, Dan | Turner, Glen D. | Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-2015
Subject: Ethnography | Great Law of Peace | Kinship | Medicine | Military service | New York (State)--History | North Carolina--History | Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902 | Politics and government | Social life and customs | Spanish-American War, 1898 | Treaties | United States--History--French and Indian war, 1755-1763 | United States--History--War of 1812 | Warfare | Witchcraft
Extent: 176 pages
Description: The Tuscarora materials in the ACLS collection consist mainly of two items in the "Tuscarora" section of the finding aid. Anthony Wallace's "Notes to accompany Tuscarora recordings" accompany Mss.Rec.2, listed separately in this guide. These notes include some transcriptions and summaries of texts of recorde. Topics includes anecdotes, politics, genealogy and kinship terms, disease and magic, autobiographical stories, color perception, history and legend, and a reading of the Jefferson vocabulary. William Reyburn's "Tuscarora texts and Vocabularies" corresponds to Mss.Rec.9, listed separately in this guide. It includes interviews transcribed from recordings, and texts (including several versions of Crossing the Ice) with translations and Vocabularies. In the "Iroquois" section, some information on Tuscarora speakers and language are found in Hickerson's "Material on Iroquois dialects," a study of Iroquoian languages.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)