Mani materials, ACLS collection
Contributor: Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
Extent: 50 pages
Description: The Mani ("Bolum") materials in the ACLS collection consist of two course essays by May Mandelbaum Edel for her bachelor degree at Barnard College: "Notes on the political organization and family structure of the Bolum tribe" (item 53) and "The Bolum Language, a preliminary analysis" (item AfBo.1), both in the "Non-American and non-linguistic material" section. The consultant is identified only as being from the island Dema in Sierra Leone, likely as part of a field methods course.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)