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Arawak
Language(s): English
Date: 1819-1884
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
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)

Arawak
Language(s): English | Arawak
Date: 1963
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Arawak materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of word slips in Series II. Series I includes correspondence about the Arawak language family, prefixes, the translation of a Arawak lullaby, and William Sturtevant 's Arawak notebooks
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Arawak
Language(s): English
Date: September 25, 1821
Contributor: Schultz, Theodor
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 3 pages
Description: Letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau regarding men's and women's speech in the Arawak language. From original in the College of Physicians, Philadelphia.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)

Arawak
Language(s): English
Date: 1820
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume
Description: A record begun March 10, 1820, principally of chronology of early Pennsylvania, with mention of Penn-Logan correspondence and extracts from same. Arruwak words, page 11; extract, Narrative [of the late massacres], pages 132-133.
Collection: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau commonplace book (Mss.410.D92)

Arawak | Piro | Machiguenga | Yanesha' | Chama | Conibo | Shipibo | Cocama | Cashibo
Language(s): English
Date: 1942-1943
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 7 pages
Description: The Arawakan materials, John Alden Mason papers include correspondence regarding the Campa language and other languages and/or tribes in their area (Piro, Machiguenga, Amuexia, Chama, Conibo, Shipibo, Cocama, and Cashibo).
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Delaware | Onondaga | Munsee | Haudenosaunee | Arawak | Natchez | Yuchi | Ojibwe | Mahican
Alternate forms: Lenape, Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): English | Delaware | Onondaga | Munsee
Date: 1800-1893
Type:Text
Extent: 21 items
Description: Items relating to Delaware materials at the American Philosophical Society. Topics include requests for materials (a loan of a map of the "Indian Walk," or Walking Purchase, 1737; the Society of the United Brethren for Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathens wants the return of documents deposited by the Brethren for Heckewelder as listed in the Transactions of the Historical and Literary Committee of the American Philosophical Society 1); requests for information (on David Zeisberger as a missionary to the Indians); of materials (Zeisberger's Delaware grammar; John G. E. Heckewelder's paper on Personal names; Heckewelder's edits in case of a second edition of his Account of the Indian nations (1819)); donated materials (Roth's "Life of Christ" in Delaware, #1176; a French translation of Heckewelder's account done by Chevalier John Du Ponceau; materials from Heckwelder himself; documents relating to the Paxton boys from Samuel Fisher; authentic extracts of official Swedish papers relative to their settlements in America as well as translations of extracts of Acrelius (1759)); Heckewelder's Delaware grammar and work in general; a list of botanical names with equivalents in Delaware, Onondaga, and occasionally Munsee; Matthew S. Henry's work on a dictionary of Place names (#1164) and his comparison of Heckwelder and Rev. Jesse Vogler; and Peter S. du Ponceau's own work on Native languages (mentions Delaware, Arawak, Natchez, Yuchi, Ojibwe, and Mahican) and his work for the APS. Other individuals mentioned include Robert M. Patterson, Zaccheus Collins, Mathew Carey, Daniel G. Brinton, Sir William Johnson, Severin Lorich, Charles Pickering, Samuel S. Haldeman, Rev. der Schweinitz, Usher Parsons, and John Vaughan.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)

Arawak | Dakota | Delaware | Haudenosaunee | Nottoway | Seneca | Tuscarora | Wyandot
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Huron, Wendat
Language(s): English
Date: October 7, 1820; June 4, 1818; September 21, 1818; August 12, 1818; July 1, 1819; July 15, 1820
Subject: History | Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 6 letters
Description: Concerning vocabularies of Huron-Wyandot and Delaware. Mentions Steinhauer and Schulz, who has an Arawak dictionary. Heckewelder offers corrections to Du Ponceau's publication. Discusses Leatherlip's Huron-Wyandot identity. Claims Nottoway, Naudowessie, and Huron are the same. Recounts how Tuscarora broke from Haudenosaunee.
Collection: John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau  (Mss.497.3 H35o)

Muscogee | Seneca | Cayuga | Natchez | Pamunkey | Arawak | Yuchi | Shawnee
Alternate forms: Creek, Mvskoke, Muskogee
Language(s): Oneida | Cherokee | Muscogee | Arawak
Date: 1937-1962
Description: The Muscogee materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist primarily of linguistic materials, with some songs in Series VII. Of special interest are the field notebooks of Mary Haas in Series II. The correspondence, in Series I, Includes William Sturtevant's recording of Creek songs.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Onondaga | Haudenosaunee | Arawak
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1818-1888
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: Materials relating to Onondaga language and culture at the American Philosophical Society. Topics include David Zeisberger's "Essay on an Onondaga grammar" in the Pennsylvania Magazine of universal languages; the destruction (according to Heckewelder) of part 1 of Zeisberger's Onondaga dictionary, his grammar of Onondaga, and Schuman's [i.e., Schulz's] Arruwak [Arawak] dictionary; request from W.S. Hayward for Zeisberger's works on the Onondaga Hayward's grammar of the Iroquois in English; and du Ponceau forwarded Onondaga Indian vocabularies [to Johann S. Vater?]
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)

Aruba | Arawak | Curacaoan | Bonaire | Papiamento
Language(s): Papiamento | English | Spanish
Date: 1951
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright copied and analyzed texts, mostly from a publication by Rodolfo Lenz, of Papiamento, and corresponded with the Netherlands Information Service on a Papiamento language newspaper (Series 4).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)