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Manuscript notebook 1813-1845, 1813-1836 (bulk)

 Collection
Identifier: E97-R63 1813

Content Description

Manuscript notebook in Hebrew and English. Content consists largely of an elementary grammar and dictionary of Biblical Hebrew, including Hebrew words for entries suggesting Cherokee culture (such as quiver, bow, buffalo, and red blood man.) An assortment of notes laid-in, mostly for use in catechism but also including receipts for books, an iron stove, groceries and various household articles dated from 1828-1845.

Records a wedding celebrated by Roberts in Valley Towns on August 10, 1822. Two separate registers of marriages bound-in performed both prior to his departure for North Carolina and others subsepuent to his return to Middletown, PA around 1824.

Dates

  • 1813 - 1845
  • Majority of material found within 1813 - 1836

Creator

Physical Description

Signed on rear pastedown "Thomas Roberts Sep.' 26 1813"

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Roberts, missionary to the Cherokees in Valley Towns, Cherokee Nation (North Carolina), was head of a team of volunteers recruited from his congregation in Great Valley, Pennsylvania in 1821 to establish a co-educational school for the Cherokees.

Extent

1 item (2 boxes) : 2 notebooks, 12 leaves ; 20 cm; 26 cm

Language of Materials

Multiple languages

Physical Location

E97 .R63 1813

Physical Description

Signed on rear pastedown "Thomas Roberts Sep.' 26 1813"

Source

Creator

Title
Manuscript notebook 1813-1845, 1813-1836 (bulk)
Status
Completed
Author
Marc Carlson
Date
2018-07-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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