Finding Aid to the Navajo Vocabulary MS.875
Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library2012 December 13
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
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.
creator: Paxton, L. R.
L. R. Paxton was a trader in northern Arizona in the early 1880s. His daughter is Mrs. E. J. (Laura Paxton) Davies.
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.
Navajo Vocabulary, circa 1880-1885, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.875.
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).
Donated by Laura Paxton Davies, 1943 November 2.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Arizona -- History
Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Indian traders -- Arizona
Navajo Indians -- Social life and customs
Navajo language -- Dictionaries