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REV. FRANCIS A. BARNUM, SJ PAPERS
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Box: 8 Fold: 1 "Grammatical Fundamentals of the Innuit Language"
1901

DESCRIPTION: Contains copy of book, "Grammatical Fundamentals of the Innuit Language as Spoken by the Eskimo of the Western Coast of Alaska" by Barnum. Boston: Ginn & Co., Publishers, The Athenaeum Press, 1901.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Manuscript on Innuit Language
ca. 1895-1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragment--some 26 pages--of mss on Innuit language, but it is not exactly that of the book, "Grammatical Fundamentals of the Innuit Language."

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Innuit Language Correspondence
1901-80

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between Barnum and Ginn leading up to the publication of the book, published reviews, royalty statements from Ginn to Barnum and to the Jesuits after his death, and later correspondence about the book.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Prayer in Innuit
1896-1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains several PRN copies of Innuit translation of "Promises of Our Lord to Blessed Margaret Mary." Includes mss explanation of background of translation plus other prayers translated into Innuit.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Innuit Place Names
1895-1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains two pages of notes on Innuit place names.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Innuit Catechism et al.
1895-1904

DESCRIPTION: Contains mss catechism in Innuit language; PRN booklet of prayers in Tinneh (by Fr. Ragaru); book in Tinneh by Julius Jette, SJ.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 Innuit Language Prayerbooks
1895-96

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 prayer booklets in Innuit; prayer and hymn booklet in Kwichpak-Kuskokwim. (Note: last item appears in Cyrillic alphabet.)

Box: 8 Fold: 8 "Catholic Prayers and Hymns in Innuit"
1899

DESCRIPTION: Contains small hard-bound book of prayers and hymns in Innuit.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 "La Missione dell'Alaska"
1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN booklet by Tosi entitled "La Missione dell'Alaska" on history of Alaska Mission.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 Correspondence from or re Fr. Tosi
1892-98

DESCRIPTION: Contains three letters to Richards by or re Tosi.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 Barnum, Rev. Francis A., SJ: Papers: Fr. Tosi
1892-1905

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's notes for life of Tosi, as well as PRN material by Tosi, list of Tosi's published writings.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 Alaska Dispensations
1894

DESCRIPTION: Contains list of dispensatory powers granted to Tosi.

Box: 9 Fold: 5 Death of Abp Seghers
1884-ca. 1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's mss account of death of Abp Charles J. Seghers. Also contains Tosi's published account of same.

Box: 9 Fold: 6 Abp Seghers' Breviaries
1884

DESCRIPTION: Contains breviaries belonging to Abp Seghers.

Box: 10 Fold: 1 Alaska Maps
1890-1914

DESCRIPTION: Contains maps of Alaska.

Box: 10 Fold: 2 Alaska Maps (2)
ca. 1898-ca. 1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains maps of Alaska, mostly of US explorations of the region.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 Clippings re Alaska
1898-1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains magazine clippings on Alaska.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 Photos from cruise on "Bear"
1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains bound album of photos from Barnum's cruise on the U.S. Revenue Cutter "Bear."

Box: 10 Fold: 5 Alaska Photographs
1890-1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains photos of Alaska missions and other subjects.

Box: 10 Fold: 6 "Journey to Tununa"
1891

DESCRIPTION: Contains bound mss booklet with map, entitled "Journey to Tununa."

Box: 10 Fold: 7 "St. Michael's in 1891"
1891

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's indexed mss account of St. Michael's, with map.

Box: 10 Fold: 8 "Notes on Ice"
ca. 1895-ca. 1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's mss "Notes on the Ice in the Far North" re Arctic weather.

Box: 10 Fold: 9 Alaska-Canada Boundary Dispute
1903-ca. 1908

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's notes on Alaskan boundary, for use in arbitration of Alaska-Canada boundary dispute of 1903.

Box: 10 Fold: 10 "Great Alaska Donation"
1896

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's brief satirical account of tiny donation to Alaska mission.

Box: 10 Fold: 11 Descriptions of Tununa, Kanelik and Akulurak
ca. 1900-ca. 1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's mss descriptions of missions in Tununa, Kanelik and Akulurak.

Box: 10 Fold: 12 "The Chilcoot Trail in 1896"
ca. 1896-ca. 1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's mss account of trip to Alaska interior via Chilcoot Trail.

Box: 10 Fold: 13 Misc. Alaska Notes
ca. 1893-ca. 1896

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's misc. notes on various aspects of life in Alaska, including Innuit language, weather conditions, costs of living, etc.

Box: 10 Fold: 14 "Second Annual Letter of J. Havens Richards, SJ"
1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains mss of FAB's "Second Annual Letter of J.H. Richards, SJ" plus PRN version reprinted from "Woodstock Letters."

Box: 10 Fold: 15 "Sisters of St. Anne"
1894

DESCRIPTION: Contains mss of FAB's "Sisters of St. Anne in the Arctic" plus PRN version reprinted from "Woodstock Letters."

Box: 10 Fold: 16 "Life on the Alaska Mission"
1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN "Woodstock Letters" reprints of FAB's accounts of life in Alaska missions.

Box: 11 Fold: 1 "Chronicle of the Alaska Mission"
1873-98

DESCRIPTION: Contains mss entitled "Chronicle of the Alaska Mission from the Foundation to Sept. 1898." Also includes some corresp from Sheldon Jackson.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 "Life on the Alaska Mission" Mss
ca. 1892-ca. 1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's mss "Life on the Alaska Mission."

Box: 11 Fold: 3 "Life on the Alaska Mission" Mss Photocopy
ca. 1892-ca. 1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopy of FAB's mss.

Box: 11 Fold: 4 Alaska Clippings (Photocopies)
ca. 1895-ca. 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of clippings about Alaska and FAB.

Box: 11 Fold: 5 Correspondence re Alaska
1893-99

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to FAB and Richards re Alaska.

Box: 11 Fold: 6 Holy Cross School Records
ca. 1888-ca. 1896

DESCRIPTION: Contains composite record of students at Holy Cross School, Alaska.

Box: 11 Fold: 7 Alaska Varia
ca. 1891-ca. 1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellany on Alaska.

Box: 11 Fold: 8 Alaska Varia (2)
ca. 1891-ca. 1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains varia, including fragment of Innuit music, notes on ghosts, notes for FAB's account of Tununa, notes on Eskimo dance, FAB's travel log for 1894-95.

Box: 11 Fold: 9 Guild of the Little Flower Fundraising
1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN material and clippings re Bp Crimont's work on behalf of Guild of the Little Flower.

Box: 11 Fold: 10 Lecture Announcements and Tickets
ca. 1896-ca. 1903

DESCRIPTION: Contains tickets and small, printed announcements of some of the lectures Barnum gave to raise money for the Alaska missions.

Box: 11 Fold: 11 New York-Paris Auto Race Letter
ca. 1906-ca. 1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains FAB's letter to the New York Times on the subject of the New York to Paris auto race.

Box: 11 Fold: 12 Eskimo Children's Catechism Work
ca. 1895-ca. 1900

DESCRIPTION: Contains Catechism questions written out by Eskimo children.

Box: 12 Fold: 1 Grave of Lt. John J. Barnard
1895-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains material re Alaska grave of Royal Navy Lt. John J. Barnard.

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Russian Orthodox Mission to North America
1894

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN letter of Russian Orthodox Bp Nicholas on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Mission to North America.

Box: 12 Fold: 3 "Aurora Borealis" Newspaper
1897

DESCRIPTION: Contains two copies of TYP newspaper "Aurora Borealis" published at Fort Get There, AK.

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Clippings
1895-1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains originals of material found in box 11, folder 4. Researchers are asked to use that material rather than originals.

Box: 12 Fold: 5 "Akulu Racketeer" Newsletter
1938-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 numbers of "The Akulu Racketeer" newsletter re St. Mary's Mission at Akulurak.

Box: 12 Fold: 6 "Yukon Press" Newspaper
1894

DESCRIPTION: Contains two numbers of newspaper "Yukon Press" published at Fort Adams, AK.

Box: 12 Fold: 7 Articles on Alaska by Barnum and Others
1902-18

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc. PRN material, including clippings of articles by and about Barnum.

Box: 12 Fold: 8 "Alaska History" Issues
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains two issues of "Alaska History: A Publication of the Alaska Historical Society", with Louis L. Renner, SJ's article "Francis A. Barnum, SJ: Pioneer Alaska Missionary and Linguist."

Box: 12 Fold: 9 Biography of Francis A. Barnum, SJ
1974

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN "Father Francis A. Barnum, SJ" published by the Yup'ik Language Workshop, Kuskokwim Community College, Bethel, AK.

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