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Language(s): English
Date: 1819-1884
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 4 items
Description: Correspondence relating to Arawakan languages materials at the APS, particularly those assembled and deposited by Theodor Schulz. Du Ponceau thanks Schulz for his work on the Arawak language and writes to him about other South American languages, noting that he has copied Schulz's Arawak vocabulary into his book of 45 vocabularies and inquiring about men's and women's languages, DeLaet's vocabularies of Yaois, Sapajoi, etc., and Caraibi; Schulz contacts the APS secretary requesting permission for the Rev. N. O. Tank to use Schulz's Arawak manuscripts deposited at the APS; and Im Thurn requests a loan of Schulz's works on Arawak language.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)