Choctaw materials, Mary R. Haas Papers

Seminole includes: Yat'siminoli
Koasati includes: Coushatta
Choctaw includes: Chahta
Alabama includes: Alibamu
Chickasaw | Choctaw | Creek | Mikasuki | Apalachee | Alabama | Koasati | English
Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Bascom, Charlie | Tubbi, Sarah
Linguistics | Genealogy
Vocabularies | Correspondence | Field notes | Notebooks
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Haas' Choctaw file is mostly the product of fieldwork among the Tunica of Louisiana during the 1930s, where Haas interviewed mother tongue speakers of Choctaw and her Tunica consultant Sesostrie Youchigant, and in Oklahoma during her Creek fieldtrips. Products of these first appear in the field notebooks and genealogy charts of Series 2 Subseries Choctaw and Tunica and are summarized in card files in Series 9. Strikingly, over 40 years elapsed between Haas' first Choctaw field notebook (Series 2) and her second. Choctaw featured heavily in Haas' comparison and reconstruction of Proto-Muskogean, regularly distributed throughout, particularly in Koasati materials. Comparative work also involved significant phonological and morphological analysis.
Mary R. Haas Papers Mss.Ms.Coll.94