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Lokono
Alternate forms: Arawak
Language(s): German | Latin | Arawak
Date: 1803
Contributor: Schultz, Theodor
Type:Text
Extent: 2 volumes, 795 p.
Description: Theodor Schultz was a Moravian missionary in British Guiana at the turn of the nineteenth century. This collection contains two items: "Aruwakkisch Deucthes Wörterbuch," a dictionary with German equivalents and examples, as well as alphabetical Arawak index, and "Grammatische Sätze von der Aruwakkischen Sprache," a grammatical treatise based upon a Latin model, with Latin terms used throughout, though most of the text is German.
Collection: Arawak manuscripts (Mss.498.3.Sch8)

Lenape | Mohawk | Haudenosaunee | Shawnee | Mohican | Nanticoke
Alternate forms: Lenape, Iroquois
Language(s): English | German | Delaware | Unami
Date: 1781-1819 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 16 items
Description: These items includes notes, letters, and essays on the history, manners, and languages of Native Americans, particularly the Delawares, sent by Heckewelder to the Committee and to members of the American Philosophical Society. Contains answers to queries, historical material (such as the arrival of Europeans; relations between the Delawares and Six Nations), Indian speeches, replies to letters of Peter S. Du Ponceau, references to Swedish-Lenape translations, Indian writing, translations of English into Indian languages. Mentions Delaware informants, both named and unnamed.
Collection: Communications to the Historical and Literary Committee of the American Philosophical Society, 1816-1821 (Mss.970.1.H35c)

Mohawk | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): German | Mohawk
Date: 1742
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume
Description: "Lexicon der Macquaischen Sprachen." Biblical and religious texts with interlinear translation in German of Mohawk; lists of words, classified by subject (animals, etc.); paradigms; unorganized German words with Mohawk illustrations. Preceded by 41 leaves, alphabetical index of German words, with references to pages where Mohawk equivalents are used.
Collection: Lexicon der Macquaischen Sprachen (Mss.497.33.P99)