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Mazatec
Alternate forms: Ha Shuta Enima, Mazateco
Date: 1922-1930, 1939-1940, 1942
Type:Text
Extent: 663 pages
Description: The Maztec materials in the ACLS collection consist of items found in multiple sections of the finding aid. In the "Mazatec" section, "Cuento mazateco, contado por José Rosas" (OtM.1) includes a grammatical sketch and text, "Cuento de venado y de sapos," with free translations and grammatical notes. "Informe de la investigacion Mazateca" (item OtM.2) gives a summary of phonetics; report of field-work plans; outline of ethnographic problems. In the "Mexico" section of the finding aid, McQuown's "Phonemic systems of various Indian languages of Mexico" (item AM3) includes some Mazatec vocabulary, as does "Comparative vocabularies of various Indian languages of Mexico" (item AM5). In the "Zapotec" section, "Estudio gramatical de las lenguas de la familia zapoteca" (item Z.1) includes analysis of Mazatec, proposing its inclusion in the Zapotecan language family. The exact varieties of Mazatec are not identified.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Mixe
Alternate forms: Ayüükjä'äy
Language(s): English | Spanish | Mixe
Date: 1922, circa 1932
Contributor: Angulo, Jaime de
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 57 pages
Description: The Mixe materials in the ACLS collection consist of 3 items in the "Mixe" section of the finding aid recorded by Jaime de Angulo. Among these these three items (MzM.1, MzM.2 and MzM.3) there are two texts, "El Cuento del Moro" and "The Ungrateful Toad", a grammatical sketch, and vocabulary. The specific Mixe language or languages in the material is not currently identified.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Zapotec
Alternate forms: Zapoteco
Date: 1920-1930, 1940-1947
Subject: Linguistics | Stories
Type:Text
Extent: Approx. 980 pages
Description: The Zapotec materials in the ACLS collection are located primarily in the "Zapotec" section of the finding aid, which includes a detailed listing. The bulk of the materials were recorded and assembled by Jaime de Angulo and Morris Swadesh. De Angulo's materials include texts with Spanish and English translations, with accompanying linguistic notes, and studies proposing relationship among languages of Oaxaca. Swadesh's materials include vocabularies in multiple varieties of Zapotec with accompanying linguistic analyses. Currently only the three Zapotec languages given above in this listing can be specifically identified based upon information on locations where they were recorded. There are additional Zapotec languages of an undetermined quantity in this materials that are currently only identified in the cataloging according to regional terms such as Mountain and Valley dialects, Ixtlán, and Villa Alta. Some additional comparative materials utilizing Zapotec data can also be found in the "Mexico" (items AM3 and AM5) and "Mixtec" (item MiM.1) sections of the finding aid.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)