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Finding Aid to the Navajo Vocabulary MS.875
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  • Preferred citation
  • Processing history
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  • Access

  • Title: Navajo Vocabulary
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.875
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1880-1885
    Abstract: This is a small, bound notebook containing hand-written Navajo words arranged alphabetically with English equivalents, recorded by L. R. Paxton, possibly in the early 1880s. L. R. Paxton was a trader in northern Arizona in the early 1880s. His daughter is Mrs. E. J. (Laura Paxton) Davies.
    Language: English, Navajo.
    creator: Paxton, L. R.

    Biographical Note

    L. R. Paxton was a trader in northern Arizona in the early 1880s. His daughter is Mrs. E. J. (Laura Paxton) Davies.

    Scope and Contents

    This is a small, bound notebook containing hand-written Navajo words arranged alphabetically with English equivalents, recorded by L. R. Paxton, possibly in the early 1880s. A larger sheet of notes from English words to Navajo equivalent is tipped in at the back.

    Preferred citation

    Navajo Vocabulary, circa 1880-1885, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.875.

    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 Laura Paxton Davies, 1943 November 2.

    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

    Arizona -- History
    Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
    Indian traders -- Arizona
    Navajo Indians -- Social life and customs
    Navajo language -- Dictionaries