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Chemakum
Alternate forms: Chimakum
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1910s-1920s
Type:Text
Extent: Approx. 10 letters
Description: This collection contains the bulk of correspondence between Franz Boas and his professional colleagues, though there are also other Boas collections in the library. The correspondents listed above contain some correspondence related to the culture or language listed in this entry. Frachtenberg letters include comments on Indian Shaker Church. In the finding aid listings for some of these correspondents, the individual letters pertaining to this culture or language will be identified by a subject heading, though for some correspondents this indexing has not yet been completed. Some letters may contain only brief mentions of work being conducted in relation to the topic. Some additional correspondences in this collection that have not yet been indexed may also contain additional material.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)

Kalapuya
Alternate forms: Atfatali, Tualatin
Language(s): English | Kalapuya
Date: 1915-1930
Type:Text
Extent: 430 pages
Description: The Kalapuya material in the ACLS collection is concentrated primarily in the "Kalapuya" section of the finding aid, which contains several manuscripts relating to Kalapuya language, folklore, and ethnology, primarily recorded by Leo Frachtenberg and Jaime de Angulo. Additional materials can also be found in the "Tualatin" section of the finding aid, which includes autobiographical stories and linguistic analyses.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Klallam | Lekwungen
Alternate forms: Clallam, S'Klallam, nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm, Lekungen, Lkwungen, Songhees, Songish
Date: 1888; Circa 1900; 1917
Type:Text
Extent: 85 pages; 35 cards;
Description: The Klallam materials in the ACLS collection consist of three items in the "Clallam" section of the finding aid. The earliest is a Klallam vocabulary from 1888, recorded by Franz Boas, with some comparison with Lkwungen ("Songish"). Two later documents are linguistic notes and vocabulary, focusing in part on diminutive and plural forms. One is recorded from "Mrs. Mahone" (Rosa Mahone?), a Klallam (nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm) woman residing in Neah Bay. This and another item were previously identified as being recorded by Boas. The handwriting does not match Boas and there is no record of him being in the area in 1917. The recorder appears to Leo Frachtenberg, who was working with Quileute people at nearby La Push, Washington at that time.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Makah
Language(s): English
Date: 1910s-1920s
Type:Text
Description: This collection contains the bulk of correspondence between Franz Boas and his professional colleagues, though there are also other Boas collections in the library. The correspondents listed above contain some correspondence related to the culture or language listed in this entry. In the finding aid listings for some of these correspondents, the individual letters pertaining to this culture or language will be identified by a subject heading, though for some correspondents this indexing has not yet been completed. Some letters may contain only brief mentions of work being conducted in relation to the topic. Some additional correspondences in this collection that have not yet been indexed may also contain additional material.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)

Quileute
Language(s): English | Quileute
Date: 1910s-1930s
Type:Text
Extent: .25 linear feet
Description: This collection contains the bulk of correspondence between Franz Boas and his professional colleagues, though there are also other Boas collections in the library. The correspondents listed above contain some correspondence related to the culture or language listed in this entry. The most extensive correspondences are that of Andrade and Frachtenberg, concerning their linguistic and ethnographic field work. In the finding aid listings for some of these correspondents, the individual letters pertaining to this culture or language will be identified by a subject heading, though for some correspondents this indexing has not yet been completed. Some letters may contain only brief mentions of work being conducted in relation to the topic. Some additional correspondences in this collection that have not yet been indexed may also contain additional material.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)