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Finding Aid to Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet Correspondence MS.867
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  • Title: Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet Correspondence
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.867
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1934 January
    Abstract: This is a note and envelope sent to Frederick Webb Hodge by Brother Claudius Antony of St. Mary's College, California, 1934 January 21. The Cover, which is also the envelope, is postmarked Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1934, and is stamped with "Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet" honoring the invention of the Cherokee syllabary.
    creator: Antony, Claudius, Brother
    creator: Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956

    Scope and Contents

    This is a note and envelope sent to Frederick Webb Hodge by Brother Claudius Antony of St. Mary's College, California, 1934 January 21. The Cover, which is also the envelope, is postmarked Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1934, and is stamped with "Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet" honoring the invention of the Cherokee syllabary. The explanatory note inside is written with ink made from the General Sherman, Sequoia Gigantes tree in Sequoia National Park, California. The envelope is stamped "J. F. Hinton" on verso.

    Preferred citation

    Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet Correspondence, 1934, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.867.

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 13, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Acquisition

    Donated by Brother Claudius Antony, 1934 February.

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sequoyah, 1770?-1843
    Cherokee language
    Correspondence
    Envelopes