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Ojibwe | Anishinaabe
Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa
Language(s): English | Ojibwe
Date: n.d., 1830-1833, before 1839
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 1 volume
Description: Printed sheets pasted into volume; manuscript notes by Peter S. Du Ponceau.
Collection: Conjugation of the verb to hear" in its various forms in the Chippeway language" (Mss.497.J23)

Ojibwe
Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Chippewa
Language(s): English | French | Ojibwe
Date: 1831-1886
Type:Text
Extent: 10 items
Description: Materials relating to Ojibwe language and culture at the American Philosophical Society. Topics include George Antoine Belcourt's French-Ojibwe dictionary, particularly plans for its the presentation of Belcourt's memoir by the Smithsonian; a recent fire at the Smithsonian requiring $200,000 in repair work; Edwin James' Chippewa New Testament and his desire to publish a Chippewa grammar under the auspices of the APS; Walter James Hoffman's work at White Earth, Minnesota, where observed the Grand Medicine (Medawin) dance in detail and collected pictographic records of same on birch bark; Thomas L. McKenney's donation of a manuscript of McKenney (1827), out of respect to John Vaughan and the APS. Other individuals mentioned include Stephen H. Long, Ferdinand V. Hayden, J. Peter Lesley, Pliny E. Chase, and Judge William C. Frazer (Superior County, Wisconsin Territory).
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)

Menominee
Language(s): English | Menominee
Date: 1827
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume
Description: A brief discussion of location and the language, with list of Menominee words beginning with "A."
Collection: Some account of the Menomonies, with a specimen of an attempt to form a dictionary of their language (Mss.970.1.J23)