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Cherokee., 07/06/1852-07/06/1852

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 16
Identifier: 79650
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

  • 07/06/1852-07/06/1852

Container Summary

1 undated autograph manuscript presumably in hand of C. C. Trowbridge, describing the tribes, history, marriages, dances, language, and customs of the Cherokee Nation, "ex libris" Lewis Cass (1782-1866), 56 pages; includes extensive information on vocabulary and grammar. Also, 1 ALS dated 7/6/1852 from Samuel Austin Worcester to William Wadden Turner, enclosing a copy of the Lord's Prayer in Cherokee [retained in this folder] and discussing the Cherokee language, 6 pages, sent from Park Hill, Cherokee Nation.

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)

Shelf Location

09/10/02

Container Summary

1 undated autograph manuscript presumably in hand of C. C. Trowbridge, describing the tribes, history, marriages, dances, language, and customs of the Cherokee Nation, "ex libris" Lewis Cass (1782-1866), 56 pages; includes extensive information on vocabulary and grammar. Also, 1 ALS dated 7/6/1852 from Samuel Austin Worcester to William Wadden Turner, enclosing a copy of the Lord's Prayer in Cherokee [retained in this folder] and discussing the Cherokee language, 6 pages, sent from Park Hill, Cherokee Nation.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

CHEROKEE LANGUAGE - MANUSCRIPT REGARDING (1800S): Other Types

CHEROKEE NATION - MANUSCRIPT REGARDING (1800S): Other Types

CASS, LEWIS - MANUSCRIPT "EX LIBRIS" (1800S): Other Types

WORCESTER, SAMUEL AUSTIN - CORRESPONDENCE TO TURNER, WILLIAM W. (1852): Autographed Letter

TURNER, WILLIAM WADDEN - CORRESPONDENCE FROM WORCESTER, SAMUEL A. 1852: Autographed Letter

LORD'S PRAYER - MANUSCRIPT IN CHEROKEE LANGUAGE (1852): Autographed Letter

"OUR FATHER" - MANUSCRIPT IN CHEROKEE LANGUAGE (1852): Other Types

PARK HILL - CHEROKEE NATION - REFERENCE (1852): Autographed Letter

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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