Yana materials, ACLS collection

English | Yana
1907-1928; 1932
Ishi, -1916 | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939 | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
California--History | Linguistics
Correspondence | Dictionaries | Grammars | Vocabularies
26 notebooks, 4600+ cards and slips, 212 pages
The Yana materials in the ACLS collection consist of multiple items in the "Yana" section of the finding aid. These predominantly consist of vocabularies, grammatical notes, and other linguistic analyses. Included among them are 25 notebooks recorded by Edward Sapir, with accompanying vocabulary files, along with additional shorter materials by Kroeber, and derivative work by Swadesh. All of these were recorded from knowledge given by Ishi, known as the speaker of Yana.
ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) Mss.497.3.B63c