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Kilpatrick Cherokee Language Collection

Identifier: MSS 03-04

Content Description

Cherokee language materials or related linguistic materials, both originals and photocopies, and dated 1885 - 1999, that includes documents, formulas, medicinal and love charms, printed materials in the Cherokee language, Cherokee language manuals and primers, and educational materials and research papers on Cherokee language topics.

Addition includes correspondence, particularly of Alan Kilpatrick concerning publications and activities, and also correspondence of Jack Frederick Kilpatrick; galley proofs of articles; materials related to The Night Has a Naked Soul by Alan Kilpatrick, including Cherokee texts, manuscript, and galley proof; translations of Cherokee texts by Alan Kilpatrick and/or Jack Frederick Kilpatrick; materials concerning the writings of Jack Frederick Kilpatrick and Anna Gritts Kilpatrick; and notes on Cherokee dialects and families.


  • 1885 - 1999


Conditions Governing Use

No publication fee is made for use of Western Carolina University Library special collections material in scholarly publications. The Library retains sole right to judge what constitutes a non-scholarly or commercial publication. Permission to publish commercially, in circumstances where the Library is qualified to grant it, requires proper authorization. Please contact Special Collections at for more information.


2.4 Linear Feet

Condition Description


Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States