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Apache, Western | Apache, Jicarilla
Alternate forms: Ndee
Date: 1981-2003
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: William Bright's Apache file consists mostly of correspondence with Philip Greenfeld, particularly of Spanish loanwords into Western Apache (Series 1). There is also a Jicarilla Apache dictionary, with marginalia by Bright, in Series 2.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Arapaho
Alternate forms: Arapahoe
Language(s): English | Arapaho
Date: 2001
Subject: Folklore
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright's only Arapaho item is correspondence with Andrew Cowell on his manuscript “Publishing Tales about Taking Horses”, about traditional Arapaho narratives (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Aymara
Language(s): English | Spanish | Aymara
Date: 1988, 1991
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright's only Aymara item is correspondence with Lucy Briggs on a Spanish-language Aymara grammar (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Cahuilla
Date: ca.1950s-2004
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Description: William Bright's most significant Cahuilla materials consist of audio recordings of Cahuilla songs and wordlists made between the 1950s and 1980s. Katherine Siva Saubel is identified as a speaker on some, while others contain singing from an unidentified male. These can be found in Series 6 and the Digital Library. In addition are Bright's own interlinear glosses of Cahuilla songs and notes on J. P. Harrington's Cahuilla materials (Series 4), a lexical slip file comparing several Takic languages (Series 5), correspondence (Series 1) and copies of several small publications on Cahuilla language and culture, including a lexicon by Saubel (Series 2).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Cherokee
Language(s): Cherokee | English
Date: 1960s-2000s
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: William Bright collected a small number of books on Cherokee language and culture, including a copy of the Cherokee Advocate newspaper (Series 2), as well as corresponding with Carl Masthay on Cherokee place names and with Pamela Munro on Cherokee linguistic analysis (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Chinook
Language(s): Chinook Jargon | English
Date: 1951
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 5 pages
Description: William Bright's only Chinook Jargon item is a 5-page list of morphemes that he derived from publications by Boas and Jacobs, found in Series 4.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Chochenyo
Date: 1994-2004
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: William Bright's only Chochenyo (Ohlone) materials can be found in Series 1, and are correspondence with Catherine Callaghan, including an 8-page list of Spanish loanwords in Chochenyo (toward Bright's “Hispanisms” study), and Juliette Blevins and Andrew Garrett.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Chumash
Date: 1959-1995
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Beginning with fieldwork in around 1959-1960 with Marie de Soto at Santa Barbara, California, Bright continued to collected materials in Chumashan languages and villages throughout his life. A short field notebook can be found in Series 3 Subseries 2, along with a large topical folder on Chumash in Series 4. Correspondence on “Hispanisms” (Spanish borrowings into Native languages, Series 1, and the card file in Series 5) is also of note.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Comanche
Language(s):
Date: 1994-1997, undated
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: William Bright's Comanche language materials are in correspondence with Alice Anderton and Jean Charney (Series 1), including Comanche language lessons, floppy disks that may contain relevant material, and a 174-page lexicon from Casagrande's work “Comanche Linguistic Acculturation”.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Cora
Alternate forms: Naáyarite
Date: 1988-1992
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright's only Cora materials consist of correspondence with Eugene Casad (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)