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Harrington Microfilm Volume 6

The Papers of John P. Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution 1907-1957
Volume Six, Microfilm

A Guide to the Field Notes: Native American History, Language and Culture of Northeast/Southeast

This series within the John Peabody Harrington papers represents the results of Harrington’s work on the native languages and cultures of the East, a region in which he worked primarily in the later part of his career as ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology. The documents focus primarily on linguistic data and contain rehearings of early vocabularies as well as detailed studies of placenames.

Volume 6, 1-18:

Reel 1: Algonquian

Reel 2: Shawnee/Peoria

Reel 3-8: Western Abnaki/Eastern Abnaki/Passamaquoddy

Reel 9: Massachusett

Reel 10-12: Mahican/Stockbridge

Reel 13: Northern Iroquoian

Reel 14: Wyandot

Reel 15: Delaware (Oklahoma & Ontario)

Reel 16: Powhatan

Reel 17: Cherokee

Reel 18: Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw

Reel 18: General and Miscellaneous Materials


Sincere appreciation and thanks to those who helped make the Harrington collection more widely accessible to the interested public. Support for preparation and digitization of the collection for online access has been provided by the following:

Arcadia Fund; Colorado College Library; Cow Creek Band of Umpqua; Pechanga Band of Luiseno; Recovering Voices, SI; Rosetta Project, Long Now Foundation; Save America’s Treasures, DoI; Matthew Vestuto, on behalf of Barbareño/Ventureño Band of Mission Indians; Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival (AICLS); and the Collections Program of the National Museum of Natural History.


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