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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)

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)

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)

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)

Dakelh
Alternate forms: Carrier
Date: 2002-2003
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: William Bright's Dakelh materials consist of discussions with William Poser on the manuscript "DAlk'wahke: The First Carrier Writing System", a description of the derivative of Cree syllabics introduced in 1885.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Dakota
Language(s): Dakota | English
Date: 2003
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright corresponded with John E. Koontz on the etymology of “Dakota”, including a 4-page manuscript draft from Koontz on the topic (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Santa Ana | Kewa
Alternate forms: Keres
Language(s): Keres, Eastern | English | Spanish
Date: 1996-1999
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: During the collection of William Bright's Hispanisms lexical file (lexical borrowings from Spanish into Native American languages, Series 5) he corresponded with Irvine Davis on Santa Ana and Santo Domingo varieties of Keresan.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Haida
Language(s): Haida | English
Date: 1988-2004; 2002
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright's Haida materials consist solely of correspondence with Robert Bringhurst on cross-cultural definitions of poetry, and typography, with a copy of the 2002 publication "Translating Haida Poetry: An Interview with Robert Bringhurst" (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)