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J. Hammond Trumbull's partial transcription of the Gravier 'Dictionary of the Algonquin-Illinois Language' (entries Acha to Chinghiri), ca. 1860-1897


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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 history. It further contains manuscripts on early Connecticut history, printing and publishing, as well as texts prepared for a bibliography by Trumbull. The collection materials primarily span Trumbull’s lifetime, but also include copies and annotated books for his publications from the early 16th to 18th centuries.


  • Creation: ca. 1860-1897


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the John M.K. Davis Reading Room of the Watkinson Library, Trinity College Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws when using this collection.


1 Volumes

Language of Materials


Algonquian languages

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In 1915, Annie Eliot Trumbull donated this bound volume to the Watkinson Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Watkinson Library - Archival Collections Repository

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