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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Span 44

Dictionaries of Batan, Ybanag, Ylongotes and Mariano languages

Dictionaries, letters, an essay and a chart, primarily dealing with the Philippines and the Marianas in the 19th century.


  • 1800-1899

Language of Materials

Materials are in Spanish, Batan, Ibanag, Ilongot, and Mariano.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (7 folders)

Collection of dictionaries of various languages spoken in the Philippines and the Mariana Islands; includes part of an essay on Chinese civilization, two letters describing the dictionaries, and a table of incomes and payments made by the administration of the Marianas Islands from 1837 to 1838, dated 2 January 1839.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Gift of unknown source; received: 1935 October 30.

Processing Information

Processed by: Martha Kelehan.
Link to catalog
Dictionaries of Batan, Ybanag, Ylongotes and Mariano languages, circa 1800-1899: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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