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Title Cheyenne grammar (condensed) [manuscript]
Author Petter, Rodolphe Charles (1865-1947)
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Typescript copy, dated Jan.-May 12, 1913, of a Cheyenne grammar by Mennonite missionary Rodolphe Petter, originally dated May 6, 1909 in Cantonment Oklahoma. Explanations are given in English of the basic points of Cheyenne grammar, including parts of speech; verb tenses, voices, and modes; and formation of numerals, with examples in Cheyenne.
Keywords language, vocabulary, linguistics, culture, cultural assimilation, education, missionary
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains
Language Cheyenne
Additional Information Commissioned in 1913 by Edward Ayer who offered $100 to Dr. Petter for a condensed copy of his Cheyenne grammar.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1517
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue