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Abenaki., 06/19/1859-06/19/1859

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: 79634

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

Contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other documents relating to Native American linguistics and history. Includes many original documents. Numerous grammars and vocabularies are retained. Arranged alphabetically by name of Native American language/tribe. This series comprises boxes 7-11 of the Shea Papers.

Dates

  • 06/19/1859-06/19/1859

Collection-level Access Restrictions

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Access note

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

From the Collection: 24.25 Linear Feet (39 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Shelf Location

09/10/02

Container Summary

1 AMS dated 6/19/1859 by Rev. Eugene Vetromile: "Communication Read Before the Maine Historical Society on the Abenaki Language." Portland, Maine. 7 pages. Lengthy discussion of Abenaki language. Includes references to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, Rev. David Zeisberger, John Gottleib Heckerwelder, and the Delaware (Lenni Lenape) Indian language.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

VETROMILE, EUGENE, S.J. - AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT: ABENAKI LANGUAGE 1859: Other Types

ABENAKI LANGUAGE - AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT REGARDING (1859): Other Types

MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MANUSCRIPT RE- ABENAKI LANGUAGE (1859): Other Types

DU PONCEAU, PETER STEPHEN - REFERENCE (1859): Other Types

ZEISBERGER, DAVID - REFERENCE (1859): Other Types

HECKEWELDER, JOHN GOTTLEIB ERNESTUS - REFERENCE (1859): Other Types

DELAWARE LANGUAGE - REFERENCE (1859): Other Types

LENNI LENAPE INDIANS - REFERENCE (1859): Other Types

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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