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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,...