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Calusa | Seminole | Catawba
Language(s): English
Date: 1923-1924
Type:Text
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)

Seminole | Calusa
Language(s): English
Date: 1931
Type:Text
Extent: 10 pages
Description: Materials relating to Seminole history and culture and to the creation of Everglades National Park. Items include a 1-page document concerning Glade Cross mission activities in the Everglades among the Seminoles; 2 pages of notes on Seminole silverwork; correspondence of Henry W. Haynes to Frank C. Speck (Ta-de-wim) concerning visit to the Seminoles, Calusa question, and suggesting people to see in Florida; letter from Ernest F. Coe concerning Seminoles as guides, should there be an Everglades national park; letters from Coe to Speck and to Roy Nash (Bureau of Indian Affairs), U.S. Department of Interior supporting national park in Everglades.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Seminole
Language(s): English | Mikasuki
Date: 1975
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: This item consists of one of Crawford's field notebooks from a field methods class in Tampa, Florida during the summer of 1975, with only 24 pages filled in. The language consultant is identified as Joe Frank, age 21, from the Big Cypress Indian Reservation. Ruth Dudley, Mary Derrick, and David West were mentioned as students and occasionally elicited lingustic information from Joe Frank. Notebook contained in a folder titled "Mikasuki--Notebook" located in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)

Timucua | Yuchi
Language(s): English | Timucua
Date: circa 1975-1986
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Drafts | Essays
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)