Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Microform
Author Blair, Emma Helen, d. 1911

Title The Indian tribes of the upper Mississippi Valley and region of the Great Lakes as described by Nicolas Perrot, French commandant in the Northwest; Bacquevile de la Potherie, French royal commissioner to Canada; Morrell Marston, American Army officer ; and Thomas Forsyth, United States agent at Fort Armstrong [microform] / tr., ed., annotated, and with bibliography and index by Emma Helen Blair.

Imprint Cleveland, Ohio : The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1911-12.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 22903    ---  Available
Description 2 v. : fronts. (v. 1: map) plates, facsims.
Series Library of American civilization ; LAC 22903
Note "Doctor Paul Radin ... revised the proofs for the second half of volume II ... The index was prepared by Gertrude M. Robertson."--Addenda.
-- v. 2. History of the savage peoples who are allies of New France, by Claude Charles Le Roy, Bacqueville de la Potherie <from his Histoire de l'Ameerique septentrionale (Paris, 1753), tome II and IV> Continued and completed from vol. I; Memoirs relating to the Sauk and Foxes, letter to Reverend Dr. Jedidiah Morse, by Major Morrell Marston, U.S.A., commanding at Fort Armstrong, Ill., November, 1820. From original manuscript in the library of the Wisconsin Historical Society; "Account of the manners and customs of the Sauk and Fox nations of Indian traditions." A report on this subject, sent to General William Clarks, superintendent of Indian affairs, by Thomas Forsyth, Indian agent for the U.S. Government, St. Louis, January 15, 1827. From the original and hitherto unpublished manuscript in the library of the Wisconsin Historical Society; Appendices: A. Biographical sketch of Nicolas Perrot, condensed from the notes of Father Tailhan.
B. Notes on Indian social organization, mental and moral traits, and religious beliefs; and accounts of three remarkable religious movements among Indians in modern times. Mainly from writings of prominent ethnologists, the remainder by Thomas Forsyth and Thomas R. Roddy. C. Various letters, etc., describing the character and present condition of the Sioux, Potawatomi, and Winnebago tribes, written for this work by missonaries and others who know these people well.
Bibliography Bibliography: vol. II, p. [299]-352.
"Additions to bibliography": vol. II, p. 357.
Contents v. 1. Memoir on the manners, customs, and religion of the savages of North America. By Nicolas Perrot. Ed. and pub. (in French) for the first time (Leipzig and Paris, 1864) by the Reverend Jules Tailhan: History of the savage peoples who are allies of New France, by Claude Charles Le Roy, Bacqueville de la Potherie <from his Histoire de l'Amerique septentrionale (Paris, 1753) tome II and IV)
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 22903)
Subject Indians of North America -- Northwest, Old.
Indians of North America -- Northwestern States.
Added Author Perrot, Nicolas, 1644-1718.
Bacqueville de la Potherie, Claude Charles Le Roy, 1668?-1738?
Marston, Morrell, 1785-1831.
Forsyth, Thomas, 1771-1833.
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959.
Robertson, Gertrude M.

 
    
Available items only