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Title Some errors in the Eagle almanac [manuscript]: [not before 1886]
Author Tooker, William Wallace (1848-1917)
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Short undated essay discussing the derivation and meaning of two Long Island Indian place names, Peconic and Wingauhappagh, which had been erroneously interpreted in the Brooklyn daily eagle almanac, first issued in 1886.
Places Peconic, Wingauhappagh, Long Island, New York, United States
Keywords essay, language, translation, translator, cultural contact, observation, interpreter, naming
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Tooker was an anthropologist and author of several works on Long Island Indian place names.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 897
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue