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   Pliny Earle Goddard American Indian Notebooks 1901-1929.

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Pliny Earle Goddard American Indian Notebooks. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078814 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Goddard, Pliny Earle, 1869-1928.
Title:Pliny Earle Goddard American Indian Notebooks 1901-1929.
Physical description:32 items (1 box)
Language(s): English, Mescalero, Navajo, Coquille, Chasta Costa, Tututni, and Sarsi.
Access: Due to the fragile nature of the notebooks, the published versions, rather than the manuscripts, must be consulted where possible. Collection is shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

Thirty-two notebooks containing transcriptions of Amerind texts, and some English translations. While some of the material is of a primarily linguistic nature, much is folkloric in nature. The collection contains thireteen notebooks of Mescalero Apache texts; four notebooks of Coquille, Chasta Costa, and Tututni (American Indian languages from teh PAcific Coast); five notebooks of Navajo texts (published in Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 34, pt. 1, pp. 1-179, 1933); and 10 notebooks of Sarsi texts (published in University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 11, pp. 189-177, 1915).

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

Due to the fragile nature of the notebooks, the published versions, rather than the manuscripts, must be consulted where possible.

 Collection is shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

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Preferred Citation

Pliny Earle Goddard American Indian Notebooks. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2013-01-08 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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American Museum of Natural History--Employees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Anthropology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Employees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ethnology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Indians of North America--Folklore.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Indians of North America--Languages--Translations into English.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Linguistics--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mescalero Indians--Folklore.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mescalero language--Texts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Navajo Indians--Folklore.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Navajo language--Texts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sarsi Indians--Folklore.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sarsi language--Texts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Anthropologist. Goddard held several curatorial positions with the American Museum of Natural History from 1909 to 1928. In 1914 he became Curator of Ethnology and from 1915 to 1928 he was a Lecturer in Anthropology at Columbia University.

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