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Contributor:Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Description: The Connecticut Indigenous materials in the Fenton papers can be found in Series III, which includes Fenton's 1932 paper, "The Connecticut Algonkians," written for George P. Murdock's course in ethnology at Yale. Additional material may potentially exist among correspondence in Series I.
Collection:William N. Fenton papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.20)
Subject:Anthropology | Ethnography | New England--History | Massachusetts--History | Place names | Basketry | Social life and customs | Personal names
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of Nipmuc language, history, and culture. Includes 3 pages concerning place and family names; a letter from Mrs. Ruth Allen, Medfield, Massachusetts, to Speck, concerning baskets owned by her family and transmitting 3 pages of extracts from printed works concerning Medfield and letters from Sarah M. Cisco Sullivan (Nipmuc) (Grafton, Massachusetts, Indian Reservation) concerning social activities, family news, place name data, historical data, etc. Images note: Newspaper clipping photographs of last survivor of the Nipmucs.
Collection:Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)