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Otomi | Chitimacha | Atakapa | Cherokee | Osage | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Nottoway | Kaw | Omaha | Dakota | Pawnee | Nanticoke | A'aninin | Miami | Mi'kmaq | Seminole | Quapaw | Yuchi | Delaware | Ojibwe | Shawnee | Seneca | Mohawk | Onondaga | Cayuga | Oneida | Tuscarora | Natchez | Wyandot | Creek | Mohican | Mohegan
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Ojibwa, Huron-Wyandot, Atsina, Gros Ventre, Micmac, Lenape
Date: 1798-1821
Type:Text
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)

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)

Quapaw
Language(s): English | Quapaw
Date: 1827-1828
Contributor: Izard, George
Type:Text
Extent: 19 pages
Description: The Quapaw materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as items 31, 32, 33, and 34. These materials are primarily Vocabularies sent by George Izard, and include his "Notes respecting the Arkansas territory's aboriginal inhabitants, the Quapaw Indians."
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Cherokee | Quapaw
Language(s): Quapaw | English | Cherokee
Date: 1940-1982
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Quapaw materials in the Siebert Papers consist primarily of linguisitic materials. In Series IV, theere is one item labelled "Quapaw and Cherokee - Linguistic Notes," as well as secondary sources by Rankin. In Series V, see "Linguistic Notes, Quapaw and Cherokee" (different from the item in Series IV), "Polly Wildcat, Cherokee."
Collection: Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)

Quapaw
Language(s): Quapaw | English
Date: 1930s
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: During Haas' residence in Eufaula, Oklahoma, Haas briefly worked with Quapaw speakers Odestine Hampton and Ardina/Andina Griffon, producing a lexicon. She also wrote biographical notes on Victor Griffin, also Quapaw, in a separate notebook. Both can be found in Series 2.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)