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Language(s): Shasta | English
Date: 1950-1976
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Mary Haas' original fieldwork with Haynes Bateman, Yreka, California, is documented at the end of a Yurok field notebook in Series 2 Subseries ‘Yurok'. Otherwise, Shasta materials are limited to a “thumbnail” grammatical sketch by student Shirley Silver (Series 2) and correspondence with her (Series 1), in addition to very occasional use in comparative lexica in Series 9.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Language(s): Shasta | English | Karuk
Date: 1950, undated
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: William Bright made several audio recordings with Sargent Sambo in 1950 of Coyote tales, and a vocabulary, which can be found in Series 6. Among his other works, he was concerned with Shasta orthography, and developed a proposal for a new version, and derived lexica from others' published sources and archival notes (Series 4).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)