Koasati materials, Mary R. Haas Papers

Koasati includes: Coushatta
Koasati | English
Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Langley, Jackson | Carr, Willie | Carr, Sima | Kimball, Geoffrey D., 1954-
Linguistics | Genealogy
Vocabularies | Correspondence | Drafts | Field notes | Notebooks | Biographies
1.75 linear feet
Mary Haas' Koasati file is quite extensive. Field notes from the 1930s can be found in Series 2 Subseries ‘Multiple Languages' and ‘Koasati', and include several interlinear texts, notably a transcription of a handwritten letter in the language between Jackson Langley and Louisa Carson. Notes on Haas' Oklahoma consultants also feature in Series 2. There are several versions of a 124-page typeset dictionary with no attribution, also in Series 2. A great many lexical slips can be found in Series 9, as well as a 575+ item wordlist in Series 2, with frequent comparison to Muskogean and “Gulf” languages as part of Haas' historical linguistics efforts. In addition there are many works by others on Koasati, in Series 8.
Mary R. Haas Papers Mss.Ms.Coll.94