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Subject: Linguistics | Siouan languages | Muskogean languages | Anthropology | Ethnography | Florida--History
Extent: 1 folder
Description: This folder, Section IV(15J2a), "Seminole--Notes on Calusa," contains 9 items relating to the Calusa people of Florida. Materials include an account of the Seminoles and their mixed past; a discussion of the Siouan origin of South Carolina native Francisco de Chicora's terms [Francisco de Chicora was the baptismal name given to an indigenous man captured by Spaniards near the Pee Dee River in 1521. Swanton argued that the man was Catawba, which is a Siouan language.]; a letter from H. Knotts concerning Muscogee and letters from John R. Swanton concerning Speck's trip to Florida with Fewkes, Cusabo-Muskhogean-Siouan boundaries, and Speck as aid to Fewkes in locating Calusa remnants among the Seminoles.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)
Date: circa 1975-1986
Contributor: Crawford, James M. (James Mack), 1925-1989
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Materials relating to James Crawford's interest in and study of the Timucua language. Materials consist of three items. One folder contains drafts (with penciled edits), notes, etc. of Crawford's "On the Relationship Between Timucua and Muskogean" in Series III-D. Works by Crawford--Other. There is a folder labelled "Timucua" containing a 35-page Xeroxed word list dated to 1975 and "from a French source" according to R. Rankin in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other. Finally, there are two folders containing typed and edited drafts of an essay published in “The Languages of North America: Historical and Comparative Assessment,” edited by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun in "Timucua and Yuchi. Two Language Isolates of the Southeast" in Series III-B. Works by Crawford--Yuchi.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)
Date: 1982, undated
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas' short Timucua file consists of two quite brief lexica (one comparing with Tawasa, Series 2 Subseries ‘Multiple Languages', and another of stems from previously published sources, Series 9), mentions within a folder containing histories and ethnographies of the Tunica (Series 2), and correspondence with Julian Granberry (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)