Finding Aid to Sequoyah's Cherokee Alphabet Correspondence MS.867

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 December 13


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

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Access

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sequoyah, 1770?-1843
Cherokee language
Correspondence
Envelopes