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Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond)



  • Existence: 1821 - 1897

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Collection

Identifier: American Indian Collection
Scope and Contents The American Indian Collection is a small, eclectic collection of 18th and 19th century materials related to indigenous peoples in North America and their languages. The highlight of this artificial collection is the original manuscript of French Jesuit missionary Rev. Jacques Gravier (1651-1708), entitled 'Dictionary of the Algonquin Illinois Language' (ca. 1700), which was acquired and partially transcribed by James Hammond Trumbull (1821-1897), a noted philologist and statesman. It also...
Dates: 1688-1998

J. Hammond Trumbull Collection

Identifier: J. Hammond Trumbull Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains annotated books, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and notes, and other printed materials such as scrapbooks related to indigenous North American languages and geographical names. The collection includes large volumes of correspondence related to Trumbull’s work in developing lexicons, grammars, and indigenous geographic names throughout his life, as well as correspondence related to his publications and articles in journals on philology and early United States...
Dates: 1500 - 1921

Additional filters:

Algonquin language 1
Connecticut--History 1
Indians of North America 1
Racism in language 1
Sahagún (Spain) 1