Native American vocabularies
Scope and Contents
Alponse Louis Pinart (1852-1911), French linguist, traveled in America collecting vocabularies for various Indian languages for publication. The papers consist chiefly of Native American vocabularies in French and Spanish, most of which were created or transcribed by Alponse Louis Pinart. The collection also includes a few vocabularies for West African languages.
Note: All works listed are by Alphonse Louis Pinart unless otherwise indicated.
- 1646-1789, n.d
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Alphonse Louis Pinart Native American Vocabularies are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of William Robertson Coe.
7.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
Chiefly Native American vocabularies in French and Spanish, most of which were created or transcribed by Alponse Louis Pinart. Also includes a few vocabularies for West African languages.
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- African languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
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- Composeco Lorenzana, Josef de
- Dudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649
- Hall, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1853-1918
- Indians of Central America -- Languages
- Indians of North America -- Languages
- Indians of South America -- Languages
- Innokentiĭ, Saint, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna, 1797-1879
- La Fuente Alvarez, Juam José de
- Lecombe, Albert, 1827?-1911
- Lemmeus, J. I.
- Llisa, Pedro de, Fray
- Montoya, Francisco
- Morales y Austina, Nicolas de
- Orbigny, Alcide Dessalines d', 1802-1857
- Ortíz, Josef Anselmo
- Paredes, Joaquin de
- Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911
- Rivera, Antonio de
- Ruano Suarez, Alberto
- Urbano, Alonso
- Vivero, Feliciano Antonio
- Guide to the Alphonse Louis Pinart Native American Vocabularies
- by Beinecke Staff
- August 1995
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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