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Language(s): Coptic | English | Taino
Date: Undated
Contributor: Izard, George
Extent: 3 pages
Description: The Taino materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as item 25, Rafinesque's "Vocabulary of the extinct Haytian or Taino language," comparing Taino to Old World language (Berber, Cantabrian, Celtic, Coptic, etc.)
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Date: 1825
Subject: Linguistics
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: Documents
Description: Comparative list of 40 words (following Spanish orthography), by means of which the author asserts a relationship with the Berber and other African languages, as well as with the Maya and other Central American languages. His sources are Columbus, D'Anghiera, Herrera, Edwards.
Collection: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau notebooks on philology (Mss.410.D92)