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Culture: Otomi | Chitimacha | Atakapa | Cherokee | Osage | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Nottoway | Kaw | Omaha | Dakota | Pawnee | Nanticoke | Aaniiih | Miami | Mi'kmaq | Seminole | Quapaw | Yuchi | Lenape | Ojibwe | Shawnee | Seneca | Mohawk | Onondaga | Cayuga | Oneida | Tuscarora | Natchez | Wyandot | Creek | Mohican | Mohegan
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Ojibwa, Huron-Wyandot, Atsina, Gros Ventre, Micmac, Delaware
Language(s): English | German | Otomi, Mezquital | Chitimacha | Atakapa | Cherokee | Osage | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Nottoway | Kansa | Omaha-Ponca | Dakota | Pawnee | Nanticoke | Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille | Miami-Illinois | Mi'kmaq | Mikasuki | Quapaw | Yuchi | Delaware | Ojibwe | Shawnee | Seneca | Mohawk | Onondaga | Cayuga | Oneida | Tuscarora | Natchez | Wyandot | Muscogee | Mohegan-Pequot
Subject: Linguistics | Algonquian languages | Iroquoian languages | Siouan languages | Muskogean languages
Extent: 219 pages
Description: This volume contains extracts of Benjamin Smith Barton's "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of America" (Philadelphia, 1797), with additions by Peter S. Du Ponceau. The bulk of the volume is comprised of word list of 54 words with equivalents listed in a range of 50-70 languages. While Barton listed no authority, Du Ponceau cited sources. Languages with words listed include Chitimacha, Atakapa, Cherokee, Osage, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Nottoway, Kansa, Omaha, Dakota, Pawnee, Nanticoke, Gros Ventres, Miami, Mi'kmaq, Seminole, Quapaw, Yuchi, Delaware, Ojibwe, Shawnee, Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, Tuscarora, Natches, Wyandot, Creek, Mahican, Mohegan, and many others. The word list includes the terms for God, heaven, and sky, as well as various terms relating to kinship, parts of the body, weather, and more. The volume also includes notes on sounds of the Otomi (Othomi) observations on declension; observations about the Omaha, Kansa, Oto, Arkansas, and Missouri languages; and notes on symbol and sound. Also includes a newspaper clipping of a review (in German) of Barton's "New Views" that appeared in "Göttingische Anzeigen von gelehrten Sachen," June 17, 1799.
Collection: A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages (Mss.497.B28)
Date: circa 1930s
Contributor: Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980
Extent: 88 pages
Description: The Pawnee materials in the ACLS collection consists of 1 item in the "Pawnee" section of the finding aid. This item is Gene Weltfish's "Morphology of the Pawnee language" (item C1.1), which includes an outline for a Pawnee grammar (South Band dialect) and a partial description of verb morphology.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Date: bulk 1956-1962, undated, ca. 1941-1976
Contributor: Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn | Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881 | Grace, George W. | Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Lane, Barbara S. | Lesser, Alexander, 1902-1982 | Schneider, David Murray, 1918- | Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980
Extent: ca. 13 folders
Description: Pawnee materials in the Floyd Lounsbury Papers mostly concern semantic analysis of their kinship system as documented by Lewis Henry Morgan in Genoa, Nebraska, which Lounsbury published as an article titled "A Semantic Analysis of the Pawnee Kinship Usage" in the journal Language. An offprint of this with marginalia and notes can be found in Series II, Kinship subseries. In the same subseries see folders "Measures of Kinship Distance", "Miscellaneous Notes" (which contains the kinship terms from Morgan), and "Pawnee" (which includes kinship terms from others). Series III contains "Key to Morgan. On Pawnee" and "Miscellaneous linguistic and semantic notes resulting from early stages of Pawnee paper". Most relevant correspondence (Series I) concerns reprinting the article, but notable other correspondence on Pawnee is with Grace, Haas, Lane, Lesser, and Schneider.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)
Extent: 1 folder
Description: While in New York in the summer of 1936, Mary Haas wrote down a single text with speaker Mark Evarts, found in a field notebook with many other languages in Series 2.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)
Date: 1966-1967, 1973-1976, 1981, 1986
Extent: 153 pages
Description: The Pawnee materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 5 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Merrill, Parks, and Young.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Contributor: Allen, Sam | Cummings, Harry | Jim, Phillip | Parks, Douglas R. (Douglas Richard), 1942-
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (4 hr., 56 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: 11 unidentified texts given in Pawnee only, nine in the South Band dialect, two in the Skiri dialect. Recorded in Pawnee, Oklahoma, in 1966. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Pawnee texts (Mss.Rec.67)