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Native American vocabularies

Call Number: WA MSS S-285
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.

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.

1646-1789, n.d
7.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Related Names
Pinart, A. L. (Alphonse Louis), 1852-1911
Language of Materials
Spanish; Castilian