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Scaticook
Alternate forms: Scatticook, Schaghticoke
Language(s): English | Mahican
Date: 1903-1943
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of the language, history, and culture of the Scaticook (Scatticook, aka Schaghticoke) people of southern New England. Items include Speck's 1903 Scaticook field notebook containing vocabulary, census, and reservation data, biographical notes, and traditions; Speck's miscellaneous Scaticook notes, comprised of a 1904 vocabulary, two letters from Chief Swimming Eel (1939 and 1940) concerning Indian social activities, and 1 broadside; and two letters from Frank Edward Smith, Jr., concerning his interest in Scatticook Indians and in captivity narratives.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)