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Title [Sample of 2 pages of Nez Percé dictionary sent to Bureau of Ethn. for inspection] [manuscript]
Author Morvillo, Anthony
Date
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Two leaves from an English-Nez Percé dictionary compiled by Jesuit missionary Father Anthony Morvillo, probably around 1892, and forwarded to the Bureau of American Ethnology in a letter to J.C. Pilling, dated Aug. 18, 1892. The vocabulary contains English words, followed by equivalents in Nez Percé, and then definitions in English.
Names Pilling, J. C.
Keywords Jesuit, missionary, observation, culture, vocabulary, language, linguistics, Bureau of Ethnology
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Plateau
Language Nez Percé
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 1638
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue