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Extent:2 volumes, 795 p.
Description: Theodor Schultz was a Moravian missionary in British Guiana at the turn of the nineteenth century. This collection contains two items: "Aruwakkisch Deucthes Wörterbuch," a dictionary with German equivalents and examples, as well as alphabetical Arawak index, and "Grammatische Sätze von der Aruwakkischen Sprache," a grammatical treatise based upon a Latin model, with Latin terms used throughout, though most of the text is German.
Collection:Arawak manuscripts (Mss.498.3.Sch8)
Contributor:Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844 | Schultz, Theodor | Im Thurn, Everard F. (Everard Ferdinand), 1852-1932
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)
Date:September 25, 1821
Description: Letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau regarding men's and women's speech in the Arawak language (unclear if mainland or island). From original in the College of Physicians, Philadelphia.
Collection:Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)