Located in the Archives & Special Collections Department
A valuable collection of diaries edited by Reverend William M. Beauchamp for the Onondaga Historical Association in 1916. Not a typical missionary group, the Moravians concentrated on the study of language and the ways of life among the Native American groups that they visited throughout northeastern North America. This set of journals discusses various aspects of Native American life including languages, council meetings, trade, travel, food, influence of alcohol, and their relationship with Europeans. -New York State Historical Association.