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Wyandot | Susquehannock
Alternate forms: Conestoga, Huron-Wyandot
Language(s): English | French | Wyandot
Date: Undated
Extent: 2 items
Description: Materials relating to Paul A. W. Wallace's interest in Wyandot (Huron) language, history, and culture. Items include Wallace's 8-page "Who Were the Hurons' Allies of 1615?" in which he concludes that the unnamed allies who were to aid Champlain and the Hurons probably were Susquehannocks; and eighteenth-century missionary Pierre-Philippe Potier's Huron-French vocabulary, from a document possibly in the archives of St. Mary's College, Montreal.
Collection: Paul A. W. Wallace Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.64b)

Alternate forms: Huron-Wyandot
Language(s): French | Wyandot
Date: 1650-1762 and undated
Extent: 8 items
Description: Part of a collection comprised of religious and linguistic materials in various Native American languages. Many were written by Jesuit missionaries of New France. These items include canticles, chants, prayers, and dictionaries in the Wyandot language (called Huron by the Jesuits). There is also an item labeled "Notes et manuscrits divers," attributed to Girault de Villeneuve, missionary with the Hurons at Jeune Lorette near Quebec, which includes prayers, "predications," a 1762 manuscript titled "Des Missions," and "Une breve histoire des Hurons." Originals are at the Bibliotheque de la Legislature, Province de Quebec, and originals of all other items are at Laval University, Seminaire de Quebec. See also Barbeau (1949) and Barbeau (1960).
Collection: Selected materials, 1676-1930, on Indian linguistics (Mss.Film.453)