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Lenape
Alternate forms: Lenape
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1825
Type:Text
Extent: 1 reel
Description: This is a forty-eight page report on Delaware culture and language, with selected words and phrases and their meanings, by C. C. Trowbridge in response to a 1823 questionnaire distributed by Lewis Cass. In part a criticism of Heckewelder and DuPonceau. Originals at the University of Michigan.
Collection: Account of some of the traditions, manners and customs of the Lenee Lenauppa Indians: traditions of the Lenee Lenaupee or Delawares: and, language of the Delawares, [ca. 1825] (Mss.Film.883)

Ahtna
Alternate forms: Ahtena
Language(s): English
Date: November 17, 1901; Undated (circa 1958)
Type:Text
Extent: 2 items
Description: See George Davidson letter from 1901 to Newell Wardle regarding the Copper River and the name "Atna" given to it by local native peoples. In undated section, see 8-page document by de Laguna, "Atna Indians, Copper River, Alaska," which includes names of consultants, contents of reels, and comments for the recordings cataloged as Mss.Rec.31.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)

Alabama | Koasati
Alternate forms: Alibamu, Coushatta
Language(s): English
Date: 1995, 1998, 1999
Type:Text
Genre: Reports
Extent: 35 pages
Description: The Alabama materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under William L. Ramsey and Sheri Marie Shuck. The Ramsey materials consists of a report on archival research toward a doctoral thesis on the Yamasee war (10 p.); appendix of villages listed in "Relation de la Louisiane" (4 p.); appendix of materials copied from the South Caroliniana Library (20 p.). The Shuck materials consist of a report (1 p.) on research at archives in Austin, Texas, on the "cultural, social, political, and economic facets" of the Alabamas and Coushattas (Kousatis), including their relationships with colonizers.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Apache
Language(s): English
Date: 1976, 2012-2015
Type:Text
Extent: 482 pages
Description: The Apache materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. (Materials specified as relating to particular Apache people, such Mescalero, Jicarilla, etc., can be found in separate entries in this guide.) Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under William Merrill and Margaret Pollak. The Merrill material is "An Investigation of Ethnographic and Archaelogical Specimens of Mescalbeans (Sophora secundiflora) in American Museums." The Pollak material is "An Ethnohistorical Study of Diabetes in an Urban American Indian Community," of which some of the anonymous interviewees are Apache.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Arikara
Alternate forms: Sahnish
Language(s): English
Date: 1967, 1968, 1997
Type:Text
Genre: Essays | Reports
Extent: 209 pages
Description: The Arikara materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under William Powers and Randy Williams. The Powers material is a typeset manuscript entitled "Indians of the Northern Plain," which only partially concerns the Arikara. The Williams material is a brief project report on research at the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Missouri, toward an account of the day-to-day life of residents of Fort Clark Trading Post, North Dakota.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Blackfoot
Alternate forms: Siksika
Language(s): Blackfoot | English
Date: 1967-1968, 1995, 2005, 2012-2015
Extent: 345 pages, 4 CDs
Description: The Blackfoot 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 Armoskaite, Powers, Spriggs, Bliss, Kim, and Miyashita.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Caddo
Language(s): Caddo | English
Date: 1994
Type:Text
Extent: 78 pages
Description: The Caddo materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Melnar and Swan.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Cahuilla
Language(s): Cahuilla | English
Date: 1990, 1993-1995
Type:Text
Genre: Reports | Stories
Extent: 1039 pages
Description: The Cahuilla materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Elliott and Thorne.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Creek
Language(s): English
Date: 1790-1791
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume, 43 p.
Description: This volume includes the report of Caleb Swan to Henry Knox, Secretary of War (1791), in which he reports contact with and observations of the Creek Indians, while acting as deputy agent to the Creek Nation.
Collection: Caleb Swan journal extracts (Mss.B.B284.d.vol.32)

Cayuga | Seneca-Cayuga | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1795, 1949, and undated
Extent: 3 folders
Description: The Cayuga materials in the Snyderman Papers include correspondence from Alexander General (Deskaheh) in Series I concerning "Cayuga Legends Explaining Conquest of Huronia," and a map of the Cayuga reservation from 1795 in Series II and a "Preliminary Report of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma" manuscript in Series IV.
Collection: George S. Snyderman Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.51)