Vocabularies of Squalyamish, Nooselalum, Haeeltzuk, Billichoola, Nass, Haida, and Tongaase

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TitleVocabularies of Squalyamish, Nooselalum, Haeeltzuk, Billichoola, Nass, Haida, and Tongaase
ASSOCIATED NAMES
creatorTownsend, John Kirk, 1809-1851
creatorTolmie, William Fraser
CONTENT DESCRIPTION
Abstract"The tribes of Indians who speak the following languages reside upon the sea board of the N. W. Coast of America. Squalyamish [Squamish?], Nooselalum [Clallam], Haeeltzuk [Heiltsuk], Billichoola [Nuxalk], Nass [Nisga'a], Haida, Tongaase [Tlingit]. Received from William Fraser Tolmie, Esq. Surgeon in the Hon. Hudson's Bay Company." Consists of 3 word lists: 1) a 15-page comparative word list containing 17 Squamish terms, 10 Clallam terms, and 354 Heiltsuk terms; 2) a 13-page comparative word list with 344 Nuxalk (Bella Coola) terms, 345 Nisga'a terms, and 168 Haida terms; and a 2-page word list with 72 "Tongaase" Tlingit terms, which may be in the Tongass Tlingit dialect or the Inland Tlingit dialect.
LanguageEnglish language (eng)
LanguageSquamish language (squ)
LanguageClallam language (clm)
LanguageHeiltsuk-Oowekyala language (hei)
LanguageNisga'a language (ncg)
LanguageHaida language (hai)
LanguageTlingit language (tli)
LanguageNuxalk language (blc)
Subject (lcsh) Squamish language
Subject (lcsh) Clallam language
Subject (lcsh) Heiltsuk language
Subject (lcsh) Haida language
Subject (lcsh) Tlingit language
Subject (lcsh) Niska language
Subject (lcsh) Nuxalk langauge
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
TypeText
GenreManuscripts
Formatelectronic resource
Extent30 p.
Digital Originreformatted digital
Reformatting Qualitypreservation
ORIGIN INFORMATION
Date Issuedcirca 1834-1836
Date Modified2018
PARENT COLLECTION
TitleJohn Kirk Townsend Indian vocabularies collection
Call NumberMss.497.3.T66
URLhttps://search.amphilsoc.org/collections/view?docId=ead/Mss.497.3.T66-ead.xml
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