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Maine - Abenakis., 01/01/1800-12/31/1892

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 2
Identifier: 79700
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

  • 01/01/1800-12/31/1892

Container Summary

Documents regarding Abenaki Indians in Maine. 1 AM: John Gilmary Shea's notes on Abenaki almanac, 2 pages. 1 AM titled "Watts' Catechism in Micmac language, 2 pages. 1 AM in Micmac language with pencil drawing of village attached, 2 pages. 1 AM in Micmac language titled "The Commandments," 2 pages. 1 song and 2 printed pieces of Micmac, 1 dated 1866, 5 pages. 1 printed Abenaki temperance oath, with 2 drawings urging Abenaki Indians to follow Christianity and avoid alcohol, 1 page. 1 printed newspaper article: "The Indian Missions in Maine," with references to Rev. Eugene Vetromile, S.J., 2 pages.

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

Documents regarding Abenaki Indians in Maine. 1 AM: John Gilmary Shea's notes on Abenaki almanac, 2 pages. 1 AM titled "Watts' Catechism in Micmac language, 2 pages. 1 AM in Micmac language with pencil drawing of village attached, 2 pages. 1 AM in Micmac language titled "The Commandments," 2 pages. 1 song and 2 printed pieces of Micmac, 1 dated 1866, 5 pages. 1 printed Abenaki temperance oath, with 2 drawings urging Abenaki Indians to follow Christianity and avoid alcohol, 1 page. 1 printed newspaper article: "The Indian Missions in Maine," with references to Rev. Eugene Vetromile, S.J., 2 pages.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

MAINE - NATIVE AMERICANS - DOCUMENTS REGARDING (1800S): Manuscript

WATTS' CATECHISM - MANUSCRIPT IN MICMAC LANGUAGE (1800S): Manuscript

ABENAKI INDIANS - DOCUMENTS REGARDING (1800S): Manuscript

MICMAC INDIANS - PENCIL DRAWING: VILLAGE (1800S): Manuscript

ABENAKI INDIANS - PRINTED TEMPERANCE OATH W/ DRAWINGS (1800S): Manuscript

MAINE - NATIVE AMERICANS - NEWSPAPER CLIPPING REGARDING (1800S): Printed Item

VETROMILE, EUGENE, S.J. - NEWSPAPER CLIPPING REGARDING (1800S): Printed Item

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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