Abenaki materials, Frank G. Speck Papers

Wabanaki includes: Wabenaki, Wobanaki
Innu includes: Montagnais, Mountaineer
Abenaki includes: Abnaki
English | Abenaki, Western | Abenaki, Eastern
1914-1947 and undated
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 | Day, Gordon M. | Adney, Edwin Tappan | Dickson, Frederick Stoever, 1850-1925
Linguistics | Anthropology | Ethnography | Folklore | Rites and ceremonies | Religion | Population | Quebec--History | Maine--History
Still Image | Text
Correspondence | Notes | Photographs | Poems | Stories
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Materials relating to Abenaki language and culture. Includes notes on a St. Francis Abenaki [Western Abenaki] conjuring lodge; miscellaneous notes about the St. Francis Abenaki including two cards of reading notes, a typed copy of an Indian poem in English from John Reade (1887), a letter from Frederick S. Dickson regarding Abenaki vocabulary, a letter from Edwin Tappan Adney concerning place names and Maine Indian shamans, and a photomechanical print of Montagnais [aka Innu] in camp; Wawenock [or Wawanoc, Eastern Abenaki] texts taken from Neptune, with interlinear translations [See also Speck (1928b).]; miscellaneous Wawenock notes on vocabulary, folklore, and population, along with a letter from J. P. Ranger about canoes, and three letters from W. C. Kendall, owner of Camp Wawenock, Lake Sebago, Maine, with information about Wawenock and his memories of Wawenock and Penobscot Indians of Maine; and a letter from Gordon M. Day seeking a bibliography and Speck's help in learning Abenaki.
Frank G. Speck Papers Mss.Ms.Coll.126