Chiricahua Apache materials, Harry Hoijer Collection
Culture: Apache, Chiricahua
Alternate forms: Apache, San Carlos
Date: 1930-1934; undated
Contributor: Hoijer, Harry, 1904-1976 | Kenoi, Sam | Mandelbaum, David Goodman, 1911-1987 | Russell, Lewis
Extent: 5 items
Description: Items relating to Hoijer's field work on the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache dialects and as he prepared the resulting work for publication. These include several notebooks, five containing Chiricahua texts with interlinear English glosses and English translations and one containing Mescalero texts in phonemic transcription, with interlinear English glosses, and English translation and additional notes on facing page. There are also 23 pages of typescript taken from these notebooks, containing English translations only [not proofread] and several tales, which are listed in the guide to the Harry Hoijer Collection. Sam Kenoi is mentioned as the primary informant and translator. A Lipan-speaker, Crook-Neck, is also mentioned. There are also two items related to the San Carlos (Western Apache) dialect: David Mandelbaum's work with informant Lewis Russell in 1933 and 325 pages (undated) of phonetic texts (no English translations) with a note inside that reads "San Carlos or Chiricahua?"
Collection: Harry Hoijer Collection (Mss.497.3.H68)