Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond)
- Existence: 1821 - 1897
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: American Indian Collection
Overview This collection of 18th and 19th century indigenous North American liturgical and linguistic studies was acquired and compiled by James Hammond Trumbull (1821-1897); a noted philologist and statesman. The collection contains the original manuscript of French Jesuit missionary Jacques Gravier (1651-1708), entitled Dictionary of the Algonquin Illinois Language (ca. 1700). It also contains prayer books, liturgies, hymns, and vocabularies spanning the 18th and 19th century in Abenaki, Menominee,...
Dates: 1700 - 1998
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