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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)

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)

Arawak
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1925-1967
Type:Text
Extent: 12 folders
Description: There are many items relating to South American languages in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. This entry is intended as a catch-all for materials that cover South American languages in general and might not show up in narrower searches. Researchers should also view the entries for specific languages (i.e., Quechua, etc.). In Subcollection I, there is relevant correspondence with John H. Rowe and William L. Wonderly in Series I. Correspondence; a bibliography for sources on Arawakan languages placed unexpectedly at the end of Ojibwa Folder #4 in Series II. "Ethnological Research Opportunities in Colombia," "Living Language Families," and "Peopling of the New World (South America After North America)" in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries III-B: Works Authored by Voegelin; George P. Murdock's "Maps for South America" (Arranged by Florence Robinett from "Outline of South American Culture"), M. Catherine Peeke's "Divisive Criteria for Auca World Classes," and William L. Wonderly's "List of Central American Indian Languages" in Series IV. Works by Others; a file on "Amazon Indian Languages" (containing typed classifications of languages of the Amazon, Putomayo, and Caqueta regions of Brazil, with population numbers) and folder on South American and Other Latin American Languages (which includes Central America and Mexico and contains a list of languages and notes on some of them) in file in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes [see also the associated material in Oversized]; and a map of "South America and other Latin American languages" in Series VII. Photographs.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)