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Lenape | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Lenape, Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1936-1959
Type:Text
Extent: 9 items
Description: Materials relating to Paul A. W. Wallace's research and writing on topics in Delaware history and culture. Items include drafts, with corrections, of a 1952 paper on the "Delawares-as-Women Problem" read at the Iroquois Conference, Red House; Wallace's undated report on a visit with Chief Joseph Montour (Delaware) at the Six Nations Reserve, Ontario; three copies of a document titled "We are the Six Nations" regarding relations between the Delawares and Haudenosaunee; a draft of Wallace's article "Last King of the Delawares " on Chief Joseph Montour, which discusses relations between the Delawares and Haudenosaunee as well as events in Montour's life; Wallace's correspondence with Montour; Wallace's correspondence with Nicholas B. Wainwright regarding the Delawares-as-women problem; Wallace's correspondence with E. Gordon Alderfer regarding a proposed literary history of Pennsylvania and the desirability of including Indian oral literature, and the validity of Walam Olum; Wallace's correspondence with John C. Ewers regarding the true national identity of the Indian in "Portrait of a Delaware Indian" by Charles B. J. Fevret de St. Memin; and three pages by John Witthoft on the age and origin of Polly Heckewelder's "Indian doll."
Collection: Paul A. W. Wallace Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.64b)

Cherokee
Language(s): English
Date: April 5, 1805
Subject: History
Type:Text
Extent: 1 Letter
Description: Notes approvingly the instruction of Cherokee Indians in simple things as a means to civilizing Indians. Population of Cherokees, comparisons with Spanish policy.
Collection: Ebenezer Hazard papers (Mss.B.H338)

Arawak | Dakota | Lenape | 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)

Miami
Language(s): English
Date: December 2, 1817
Subject: History
Type:Text
Extent: 1 letter
Description: Personal news. Concerning his writing on the Indians. Errors in writings on the Indians by other authors. Regarding Miami [Wells and Volney].
Collection: John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau  (Mss.497.3 H35o)

Language(s): English
Date: November 29, 1838
Subject: History
Type:Text
Extent: 1 letter
Description: Asks him to accept a history of the Pennsylvania Hall, since part of the Hall's dedication is to the Indians. Hare has spoken of oppressed Indians.
Collection: Robert Hare Papers (Mss.B.H22)

Susquehannock
Alternate forms: Conestoga
Language(s): English
Date: January 14, 1858
Type:Text
Extent: 1 letter
Description: Is writing a history of the Susquehannocks. Concerning possible publication of work on Place names.
Collection: Matthew Schropp Henry Correspondence on Indian Names (Mss.497.3.H39)