Siberian materials, ACLS collection
Culture: Evenki | Yupik, Siberian | Tofa | Soyot | Chukchi | Nivkh | Yukaghir | Samoyed | Yeniseian | Koryak | Sakha | Kerek
Date: 1924, ca. 1928
Contributor: Maniagit, Khoibo | Bogoras, Waldemar, 1865-1936 | Solovyev, D. K., 1886-1931 | Jochelson, Waldemar, 1855-1937 | Spiridonoff, N. V.
Extent: 27 p., 24 photographic prints, 2 sketches
Description: This guide entry only describes broad Siberian materials. Chukchi and Nivkh materials in the ACLS collection have their own dedicated guide entries. "Catalogue of phonograph records from the Jesup North Pacific Expedition" (item AsPa.2) briefly details Waldemar Jochelson and Waldemar Bogoras' documented phonograph recordings during the Jesup expedition, which may include those housed at the Archives of Traditional Music, Indiana. "The Study of Paleoasiatic and Tunguse languages in the USSR for the last ten years (1918-1928)" (item AsPa.1) describes programs of institutions in the USSR that included bringing students from various areas of Siberia to Leningrad. "Photographs and brief essays on "Paleoasiatic tribes of the hills of Uryankai" and "The Manegher"" (item 36) contains brief descriptions by Bogoras of Soyot, Karagass (Tofa?) and Manegher/манегры (Evenki) peoples, based on descriptions of expeditions by D. K. Solovyev in 1913 and 1915-1916 to the Amur River and the Sayan mountains. It includes several sets of photographs, assumed to be from these expeditions, and mentions the existence of hundreds of other photographs, artifacts and film reels.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)