World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Albert Gatschet

Article Id: WHEBN0005555308
Reproduction Date:

Title: Albert Gatschet  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Coahuiltecan languages, Comecrudo language, Atakapa language, Quinipissa
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Albert Gatschet

Albert Samuel Gatschet (October 3, 1832, Beatenberg, Canton of Bern - March 16, 1907) was a Swiss-American ethnologist who trained as a trained as a linguist in the universities of Bern and Berlin, but later moved to the United States in order to study Native American languages, in which field he was a pioneer. In 1877 he became an ethnologist of the US Geological Survey. In 1879 he became a member of the Bureau of American Ethnology, which was part of the Smithsonian Institution. Gatschet published his observations of the Karankawa people of Texas. His study of the Klamath people located in present-day Oregon, published in 1890, is recognized as outstanding.

Works

References

  • Albert Samuel Gatschet in Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.