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Guide to the Notes on the Choctaw Indians, Their Language, etc. MSS.0298

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

July 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-11T19:50-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Notes on the Choctaw Indians, Their Language, etc.

Unit ID:

MSS.0298

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1900

Abstract:

Nineteenth century ledger with handwritten notes regarding the history, legends, significant members, and language of the Choctaw Indians

creator

Spratt, R.D.

Related Archival Materials note

See also the other volume written by R.D. Spratt on the Choctaw Indians, their language and culture (mss_1328, box 2459, 59-097).

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a late nineteenth century ledger with handwritten notes regarding the history, legends, significant members, and language of the Choctaw Indians. A significant portion of the book deals with the Choctaw language. The book also contains two typewritten pages of information about the Choctaw. The back cover of the book includes the name of the author.

Acquisition Information:

Unknown (T.P. Thompson?)

Processing Information:

Processed by

updated by Donnelly Walton, 2010; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Preferred Citation:

Notes on the Choctaw Indians, Their Language, Etc., W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

Robert D. Spratt was born on 25 February 1879 and died on 11 November 1950. Besides the volumes on the Choctaw Indians, he also wrote A History of the Town of Livingston, Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Choctaw Indians (lcsh)

Choctaw Indians--History--19th century. (lcsh)

Choctaw language (lcsh)

Native Americans (localbroad)

Notes (aat)

Ledger Box 205 Folder 1

Box 0 Folder 0

Notes on Choctaw Indians, their language, etc. http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44928