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Seminole
Language(s): English
Date: 1818
Contributor: Young, Hugh, -1822
Type:Text
Extent: 125 pages
Description: Hugh Young was an army officer and topographical engineer accompanying General Andrew Jackson's army in its operations against the Seminoles. This memoir includes sections on East Florida's boundaries, physical characteristics, navigation, Native customs, Spanish settlements, African Americans, agricultural products, and climate. Also included are itineraries for East and West Florida. One chapter is devoted to the Seminole and other aboriginal inhabitants of Florida, and includes names, numbers, settlements, war and treaties, councils, marriage, trade, amusement, etc. (pages 48-73). Printed, Boyd (1934). Original document owned by Francis W. Rawle, Albany, circa 1954. Also found on this reel is Benjamin Hawkins' Journal of occurrences in the Creek agency from January to the conclusion of the conference and treaty at Fort Williamson, 1802 (Film 692a).
Collection: A topographic memoir on East and West Florida, 1818 (Mss.Film.692b)

Calusa | Seminole | Catawba
Language(s): English
Date: 1923-1924
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: This folder, Section IV(15J2a), "Seminole--Notes on Calusa," contains 9 items relating to the Calusa people of Florida. Materials include an account of the Seminoles and their mixed past; a discussion of the Siouan origin of South Carolina native Francisco de Chicora's terms [Francisco de Chicora was the baptismal name given to an indigenous man captured by Spaniards near the Pee Dee River in 1521. Swanton argued that the man was Catawba, which is a Siouan language.]; a letter from H. Knotts concerning Muscogee and letters from John R. Swanton concerning Speck's trip to Florida with Fewkes, Cusabo-Muskhogean-Siouan boundaries, and Speck as aid to Fewkes in locating Calusa remnants among the Seminoles.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Language(s): English
Date: August 1, 1795
Type:Text
Extent: 3 pages
Description: One letter from William Bradford, dated August 1, 1795, asking Samuel Bayard to take the earliest opportunity of procuring from the Plantation Office papers relating to the boundaries of Georgia and West Florida, and Indian claims. Bayard wrote "His last letter to me" on the reverse of the letter.
Collection: Samuel Bayard Papers (Mss.SMs.Coll.6)

Seminole | Calusa
Language(s): English
Date: 1931
Type:Text
Extent: 10 pages
Description: Materials relating to Seminole history and culture and to the creation of Everglades National Park. Items include a 1-page document concerning Glade Cross mission activities in the Everglades among the Seminoles; 2 pages of notes on Seminole silverwork; correspondence of Henry W. Haynes to Frank C. Speck (Ta-de-wim) concerning visit to the Seminoles, Calusa question, and suggesting people to see in Florida; letter from Ernest F. Coe concerning Seminoles as guides, should there be an Everglades national park; letters from Coe to Speck and to Roy Nash (Bureau of Indian Affairs), U.S. Department of Interior supporting national park in Everglades.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Seminole
Language(s): English | Mikasuki
Date: 1975
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: This item consists of one of Crawford's field notebooks from a field methods class in Tampa, Florida during the summer of 1975, with only 24 pages filled in. The language consultant is identified as Joe Frank, age 21, from the Big Cypress Indian Reservation. Ruth Dudley, Mary Derrick, and David West were mentioned as students and occasionally elicited lingustic information from Joe Frank. Notebook contained in a folder titled "Mikasuki--Notebook" located in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)

Seminole
Language(s): English
Date: 1975, 1978, 1995
Extent: 6 pages, 8 photographs
Description: The Seminole materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Carlisle, Miller, and Nathan.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Seminole | Yamasee
Language(s): English
Date: 1837-1838
Type:Text
Extent: 3 items
Description: Letters discussing grave robbing of Indigenous ancestors' remains. Abadie (medical director for General Scott in forcing emigration) has two skulls of Seminole boys, one from tribe of Black Dirt, Hola-Te-Ematha and other from party led by John Cavallo (Cow-A-Gee). Describes Seminole burial practices. Has 3 female heads and 2 male heads from near Okee-Chobee, only 2 of 12 that were not "very offensive." Describes presumed Yemasee mounds. Talks of tuberculosis among the Indians. Treated wife of Cooper, daughter of King Paine, Seminole chief under the Spanish. Abadie follows up to see if skulls arrived, mentions cave near Fort Cap where he is sure there are flat-headed Indian skulls. Bachman has two skulls, one of which is to go to Edinburgh; both belong to Audubon. He will have them drawn if permissible. One skull is Ya-hadjo (Ma-hadjo?), a "grand rascal," other is that of famous chief (Mad Wolf) killed in Florida.
Collection: Samuel George Morton Papers (Mss.B.M843)

Timucua | Yuchi
Language(s): English | Timucua
Date: circa 1975-1986
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Drafts | Essays
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Materials relating to James Crawford's interest in and study of the Timucua language. Materials consist of three items. One folder contains drafts (with penciled edits), notes, etc. of Crawford's "On the Relationship Between Timucua and Muskogean" in Series III-D. Works by Crawford--Other. There is a folder labelled "Timucua" containing a 35-page Xeroxed word list dated to 1975 and "from a French source" according to R. Rankin in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other. Finally, there are two folders containing typed and edited drafts of an essay published in “The Languages of North America: Historical and Comparative Assessment,” edited by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun in "Timucua and Yuchi. Two Language Isolates of the Southeast" in Series III-B. Works by Crawford--Yuchi.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)

Timucua | Tawasa
Language(s): Timucua | English | Tawasa
Date: 1982, undated
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas' short Timucua file consists of two quite brief lexica (one comparing with Tawasa, Series 2 Subseries ‘Multiple Languages', and another of stems from previously published sources, Series 9), mentions within a folder containing histories and ethnographies of the Tunica (Series 2), and correspondence with Julian Granberry (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)