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Contributor:Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974 | Day, Gordon M. | Laurent, Bernedette | Masta, Henry Lorne | Nolet, Beatrice | Obomsawin, Louis Napoleon | Panadis, Theophile | Reynolds, Beatrice | Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980 | Watso, William
Subject:Dance | Architecture | Ethnography | Clothing and dress | Hunting | Psychology | Agriculture | Animals | Personal names | Kinship | Music | Botany | Material culture | Folklore | Medicine | Religion | Genealogy | Economics | Linguistics | Québec (Province)--History
Genre:Field notes | Photographs | Maps | Notes | Rorschach tests | Vocabularies | Drawings | Bibliographies | Biographies | Stories
Extent:1 linear foot
Description: The Abenaki materials in the Hallowell Papers are mostly located in Series V, Research Files, in folders labled "Abenaki" and Series VI, Photographs, Subseries E "St. Francis Abenaki Album." These include linguistic, ethnographic, ethnobotanical, ceremonial knowledge, information on political organization, and historical materials. Of particular interest are a sketch of Abenaki history from 1600-1930 accompanied by detailed notes from secondary sources on 17th century Abenaki history. The linguistic materials include an analysis of how the language changed after contact with Catholic missionaries, Abenaki vocabulary related to body parts, Abenaki phonetics, and religious, medical, and kinship terminology. The ethnobotanical materials include a manuscript labled "Identity of animals and plants," and information concerning herbal medicine and its practitioners. There is a wealth of ethnographic materials that include drawings of pipes, descriptions of games, basketry and birch bark mats. There are descriptions of Abenaki music and diagrams of dances, as well as detailed descriptions of hunting techniques. Some of the genealogical materials contain lists of community members names and descriptions of marriage. Interspersed throughout the folders labled "Abenaki" in the Research Files are interlinear translations of stories such as "Man who could Find Lost Objects," "Woman and Bear Lover" and numerous other stories. The materials on hunting include topics such as the use of snow shoes, preparation of moose hide, and techniques and drawings of trapping. The collections contain important information designation hunting territories and family names. Four folders contain detailed informaiton on kinship terms. Two folders on Measurements and Genealogical data contain lists of names. The folders labled "Linguistics" in Series V contain scattered information about Abenaki grammar. In Series VI, of 160 photographs taken at St. Francis, Odanak in the Centre-du-Québec region. The Abenaki people in the photographs are identified, in most cases, and also include depictions of traditional dress, buildings, clothing, baskets, and a wide variety of material culture. The correspondence, in Series I, includes letters from Théophile Panadis; Gordon Day describing his collection of stories, recordings, vocabularies, and hunting territories. Henry Lorne Masta, one of Hallowell's Abenaki consultants, writes about culture and language. Additional correspondents may contain other Abenaki-related information.
Collection:Alfred Irving Hallowell Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.26)
Wampanoag includes: Wôpanâak
Mashpee includes: Mattachiest, Cummaquid
Mi'kmaq includes: Micmac
Muscogee includes: Muskogee, Mvskoke, Muscogee Creek
Menominee includes: Menomini, Mamaceqtaw
Naskapi includes: ᓇᔅᑲᐱ, Iyiyiw, Skoffie
Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
Innu includes: Montagnais, Mountaineer
Atikamekw includes: Têtes-de-Boules, Têtes de Boules, Tete de Boule
Contributor:Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974
Subject:History | Folklore | Material culture | Basketry | Textiles | Marriage customs and rites | Kinship | Clothing and dress | Population | Hunting | Architecture | Hunting | Ethnography | Animals | Linguistics | Rites and ceremonies | Genealogy | Religion
Genre:Vocabularies | Grammars | Notes | Bibliographies | Sketches | Charts | Reading notes | Stories | Vocabularies | Maps | Musical scores
Description: The materials from Algonquian speaking cultures is quite extensive, though scattered, in the A. Irving Hallowell Papers. One of the strengths is Hallowell's very fine black and white portraits of indigenous peoples located in Series VI, Subseries F, which includes images of Mashpee, Mohegan, Montagnais, Naskapi, Womponowag, Nipissing, Atikamekw, Series V contains some generalized materials such "Algoquian Cross Cousin Marriage," Speck's studies of northern Algoquian hunting territories, and Algonquin mythology and history. The folders entitled "Eastern Woodlands" in box 26 contain more culturally specific materials such as a Penobscot vocabulary list, Innu and Naswkapi material culture, and Delaware religions and ceremonies, although many of these are quite brief. The correspondence, in Series I, includes a letter from John Swanton discussing bear ceremonialism in Muscogee culture. George Herzog's correspondence includes Penobscot and Maliseet scores of war dance songs. There is also a letter from Jeffrey Zelitch, dated 1969, describing traditional ceremonies on the Lakota Rosebud reservation just before the American Indian Movement begins. George Spindler's lettter to describes a Medicine Lodge ceremony among the Menomini.
Collection:Alfred Irving Hallowell Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.26)
Date:1975-1978, 1995, 1998
Contributor:Campana, Mark | Knecht, Laura | LeSourd, Philip S. | Ng, Eve | Paul, Peter Lewis, 1902-1989 | Smith, Nicholas N.
Description: The Malecite-Passamaquoddy materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 6 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Campana, Knecht, LeSourd, Ng, and Smith.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Extent:6 sound tape reels, (5 hr., 35 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Multiple unidentified stories and speech given in Malecite-Passamaquody only from multiple consultants. Recorded in 1972, in Kingsclear, Oromocto, and St. Marys, New Brunswick. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection:Malecite stories (Mss.Rec.102)
Extent:3 sound tape reels (3 hr., 18 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Stories given entirely in Malecite-Passamaquoddy, save for a few interjections in English. No additional identifying information, such as names of speakers, is given with the recording. Recorded circa 1975 or earlier. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection:Malecite stories (Mss.Rec.102)
Contributor:Paul, Peter Lewis, 1902-1989
Extent:1 sound tape reel (1 hr., 11 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings made at Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada, in June 1959. A reading of Malecite words and their English equivalents for multiple varieties and groupings of animals and plants, fish, dwellings, canoes and other water craft, hunting & fishing, and numbers & measures. The final 6 minutes of the recording consist of a reading from from Joseph Laurent's "New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" (St-Francis, Quebec, 1884). (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection:Malecite words pertaining to natural history (Mss.Rec.34)
Description: The Maliseet materials in the ACLS collection consist of a single item in the "Malecite" section of the finding aid. Sapir and Swadesh's "Notes on Penobscot and Malecite" (item A1n.1) primarily consists of Penobscot, with additional Maliseet vocabulary. It contains a Penobscot alphabet, text, and carbon copy of texts from records with interlinear translations, and lexical items on slips. It was recorded in part with speaker Mitchell Attean.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Contributor:Howe, John, 1754-1835 | Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896 | Phillips, Henry, 1838-1895 | Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895
Description: Items relating to Maliseet culture and Malecite-Passamaquoddy language. These include John Howe's presentation of a set of porcupine table mats, made by the Native people of St. John, New Brunswick, to the Horatio Hale's letter to Henry Phillips concerning the proper title of his pamphlet [i.e., "Remarks on the language of the St. John's, or Wlastukweek Indians, with a Penobscot vocabulary" (1834)], words taken when Indians visited Cambridge, and faulty reference in Pilling's proof sheets; James Pilling's letter to Phillips seeking proper bibliographical entry for Hale (1834) pamphlet on Wlastukweek and the spelling of the name; and Phillips' "Concerning pamphlet on the language of the St. John's...Indians," about Hale (1834).
Collection:American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)
Contributor:Francis, Lorraine | Sherwood, David | Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn | LaPorte, Charlie | Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998
Description: The Maliseet materials in the Lounsbury Papers consists of 4 recordings made on the Tobique Indian Reserve, New Brunswick. The correspondence, in Series I, includes linguisitic work done by Frank Siebert.
Collection:Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)
Date:1916-1949 (bulk 1916, 1945‐1948)
Contributor:Adney, Edwin Tappan | Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 | Webster, J. Clarence
Genre:Bibliographies | Correspondence | Drafts | Maps | Photographs | Musical scores | Stories | Vocabularies
Extent:0.25 linear feet
Description: Maliseet materials in the Frank Speck Papers include vocabulary lists, unpublished notes from Speck's work on hunting territories, a comparative analysis between Maliseet and Lenape ("Delaware") conceptions of the Celestial Bear, and notes on Maliseet dance and songs. Of particular value is a map depicting Maliseet villages along the St. John's River. This material is found primarily in the “Malecite” section of Subcollection I, Series I, Research Material, section III: Northeast, with additional materials in correspondence series, photographs, and maps. Some Maliseet information may be located among Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, or other materials from the same region. Note: most entries in this collection use the spelling "Malecite."
Collection:Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)