Smithsonian's Word Detective is Master of Many Old Tongues: John N. B. Hewitt Traces Indian and English Terms to Source

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Summary

Work focuses on the career of the Bureau of Ethnology's John N. B. Hewitt and includes biographical information, as well as his work on Indian languages. It mentions his work on the United States Geographic Board and as custodian of the manuscripts of the BAE.

Subject

  • Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton)
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

From: RU96 B2 F1

Contained within

Washington Post (Newspaper)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 6, 1934

Topic

Ethnology

Place

North America

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