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Meskwaki | Sauk
Alternate forms: Fox, Sac
Language(s): English | Meskwaki
Date: Undated
Contributor: Unknown
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 27 pages
Description: This volume contains Sac [Sauk] and Fox words with their English equivalents. It likely dates to the nineteenth century. One of the more notable features of this collection is that it includes words for relatively recent inventions, such as the steam boat. A note inside the back cover states "C.S.F. to Mrs. S.," asking her to excuse the "erroz in Spelling They are not mind (sic.). written on the night of my return from a memorable Expedition."
Collection: A vocabulary of the most common words in use among the Sac & Fox Indians, n.d. (Mss.497.F11)

Shawnee | Delaware | Potawatomi | Meskwaki | Menominee | Cree | Ojibwe | Blackfoot | Cheyenne | Ktunaxa | Penobscot | Mi'kmaq
Alternate forms: Lenape, Fox, Ojibwa, Ojibway, Micmac
Date: circa 1930s-1960s
Extent: 25 folders, 1 box
Description: There are many materials relating to Algonquian languages in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. This entry is intended as a catch-all for materials labeled as Algonquian or Macro-Algonquian, or having to do with several Algonquian languages in a general way. Researchers should also view the entries for specific Algonquian languages and culture groups. Algonquian materials are located in both Subcollection I and Subcollection II. In Subcollection I, there is relevant correspondence with Leonard Bloomfield (regarding an inscription on a silver bracelet; Bloomfield's "Menomini Grammar"), Charles Hockett (with questions about Voegelin's article on Delaware and examples from other Algonquian languages), and Morris Swadesh (including a brief Stockbridge vocabulary and a slip of Moravian Delaware) in Series I. Correspondence; 1 box of comparative Algonquian vocabulary and grammar in Series II. and several linguistic maps (i.e., "Algonquian language text with illustrations" and "Linguistic classification of the Southern New England Algonquians"), particularly of the Potawatomi, Delaware, and Shawnee, to accompany the texts of Voegelin's work on Algonquian languages, in Series VII. Photographs. In Subcollection II, there is relevant correspondence from Eric Hamp (to Ives Goddard regarding preparation of Arapaho and Algonquian works) and Frank Speck (to Edward Sapir regarding his work on Mi'kmaq and other northern Algonquian languages and societies) in Series I. Correspondence. There is also an entire subseries devoted to Macro-Algonquian: Subseries III. Macro-Algonquian of Series II. Research Notes. This subseries contains a grammatical sketch of Algonquian by Leonard Bloomfield (135 pages of typescript with handwritten edits and 7 interleaved pages of notes by Voegelin); another "Sketch of Algonquian" by Bloomfield consisting of a notebook (approx. 45 pages) and handwritten notes (approx. 80 pages); 5 folders of notebooks focusing on beginning sounds ("Č and K," "L and M," "N and P," " Š and T," and "Θ and ?"), drawing from Pacific Coast Algonquian ("PCA"), Fox [Meskwaki], Plains Cree, Menominee, and Ojibwe; 3 folders of other comparative Algonquian notebooks organized by general nouns, body parts, kinship terms, numerals, and verbs; miscellaneous Algonquian notes; and specimens of Central Algonquian, including short texts in Fox [Meskwaki], Ojibwe, Menominee, and Plains Cree, with English translations. The rest of the material in the Macro-Algonquian folder is organized according to specific languages: Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Fox (Meskwaki), Kutenai [Ktunaxa culture], Ojibwe, Penobscot, and Shawnee. Finally, there is an article titled "Some Observations on Algonquian Phonology" in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries I: General works; an incomplete typed draft of Bloomfield's "Sketch of Algonquian" in Series IV. Works by Others; and a "Linguistic map of Southern New England" in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries V: American Indian Languages.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Meskwaki
Alternate forms: Fox
Language(s): English | Meskwaki
Date: circa 1930s-1960s
Type:Text
Extent: 9 folders, 1 box
Description: The C. F. Voegelin Papers contain grammatical notes, noun and verb paradigms, short texts, and other linguistic and ethnographic materials relating to Meskwaki (Fox) language and culture. These are located in both Subcollection I and Subcollection II of the Voegelin Papers. Materials in Subcollection I include 1 box of Fox [Meskwaki] stems labeled "research assistant's notes from published sources" in Series II. Card Files. Materials in Subcollection II include Fox [Meskwaki] grammatical notes and noun and verb paradigms in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries III. Macro-Algonquian. There are also Fox [Meskwaki] examples in at least 6 folders ("Č and K," "L and M," "N and P," " Š and T," "Θ and ?" and "Specimens of Central Algonquian") of the many Comparative Algonquian notebooks in the same subseries (i.e., Macro-Algonquian). Finally, there is a copy of "Fox Grammar" (1952) by Joe E. Pierce in Series IV. Works by Others.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Cherokee | Cree | Menominee | Meskwaki | Miami | Penobscot | Ojibwe | Quapaw | Shawnee
Alternate forms: Menomini
Date: 1945-1992
Type:Text
Description: The Meskwaki materials in the Siebert collection are listed under the term "Fox" and can be found in Series IV, V, VII. Much of the material consists of secondary sources, although there is some material in Siebert's notebooks (Series V). Siebert's interest in Meskwaki was primarily in terms of comparative linguistics.
Collection: Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)

Meskwaki
Alternate forms: Fox
Language(s): English | Meskwaki
Date: Undated
Type:Text
Genre: Notes
Extent: 2 items
Description: Two items relating to Radin's study of the Meskwaki or Fox people. One is titled "Fox manuscript unpublished [the turkey]," with text in Meskwaki. The other, "Notes on Fox syllabary," includes lecture notes, a history of the alphabet, a description of Fox [Meskwaki] script, and examples with phonetic equivalents.
Collection: Paul Radin papers (Mss.497.3.R114)

Kickapoo | Meskwaki
Language(s): English | Meskwaki
Date: 1983-1985
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 34 pages
Description: The Meskwaki 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 Jolley and Voorhis.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Meskwaki
Alternate forms: Mesquakie, Sac and Fox, Sauk-Fox
Language(s): Meskwaki
Date: 1968
Contributor: Voorhis, Paul H.
Subject: Folklore
Genre: Stories
Extent: 9 sound tape reels (2 hr., 1 min.)
Description: Unidentified, untranslated texts given in Meskwaki, also known as Fox. Recorded in Tama, Iowa between June and December 1968.
Collection: Musquakie Texts (Mss.Rec.94)

Cree | Menominee | Meskwaki | Miami | Mi'kmaq | Ojibwe | Passamaquoddy | Penobscot | Potawatomi | Shawnee
Alternate forms: Menomini, Ojibwa, Ojibway
Date: 1929-1950; 1963-1982
Subject: Botany | Trade | Linguistics
Genre: Maps | Notes | Essays | Grammars
Description: The Ojibwe materials in the Siebert Papers consists primarily of secondary sources located in Series IV and VII. Siebert's comparative linguistic work on Ojibwe can be found in Series V.
Collection: Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)

Kickapoo | Meskwaki | Ojibwe | Shawnee
Date: 1951-1952
Contributor: Littlecreek, Mr.
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (45 min.)
Description: Administered tests; Ojibwe text and phrase-by-phrase translation; Shawnee tests, text, and phrase-by-phrase translation.
Collection: Recordings for study of the Shawnee, Kickapoo, Ojibwa, and Sauk-and-Fox (Mss.Rec.14)

Delaware | Mohican | Shawnee
Date: 1935-1987
Type:Text
Description: The Shawnee material in the Siebert Papers consist primarily of ethnographic and linguistic materials. Siebert's research can be found in Series V. Research done by C.F. Voeglin and Erminie Wheeler-Voeglin is located in Series IV and VII.
Collection: Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)