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Language(s): Umatilla | Walla Walla | Yakama | English | Tenino | Nez Perce | Cayuse | Columbia-Wenatchi | Molala
Date: ca. 1953-1969
Contributor: Jones, Vera | Spino, Inez | Williams, Joe | Barnhart, Alice | Slickpoo, Sam | Rigsby, Bruce | Elmendorf, William W. (William Welcome), 1912- | McKay, Charles | Pond, Walter | Saluskin, Alex | Joe, Annie | Williams, Charlie | Walsh, Ed (Edward Joseph) | Winishut, Linton | Winishut, Eva | Thompson, Flora | Sohappy, Frank | Yelkes, Fred | Nanamkin, George | Conner, Gilbert | Thompson, Henry | Spino, Lillian | Shawaway, Minnie | Joe, Susie | Mitchell, Louis | Peters, May | Tias, Oswald | Guyer, Philip | Sturgis, Sam | Andrews, Tom | George, Victor | Burke, Winnie | Minthorn, Mamie | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Umtuch, Donald
Subject: Personal names | Oregon--History | Washington (State)--History | Idaho--History | Animals | Plants | Botany | Place names | Biography | Kinship | Grammar | Food
Genre: Microfilms | Biographies | Elicitation sessions | Field notebooks | Field notes | Personal names | Place names | Vocabularies | Oral histories | Stories
Extent: 2 reels; 18 notebooks and ca. 380 loose pages
Description: Fieldnotes across the Plateau region, especially in Pendleton OR (near the Umatilla Reservation), Nespelem WA (in the Colville Reservation), and Toppenish WA (Yakama Reservation), between 1963 and 1969, supplemented by materials collected from other recent secondary sources. Copies held by the APS were privately microfilmed by Bruce Rigsby; the APS does not possess the originals. Notebooks 1-8 mostly represent work at and around the Umatilla Reservation in 1963, and notebooks 9-18 were recorded mostly near the Colville and Yakama reservations, 1964 onwards. The notebooks contain elicited lexica, with some texts, and details on the knowledge and use of languages by specific individuals. The loose notes at the end are mostly texts. A full inventory of the notebooks and notes, with individual contributor, place and language information, is in the collection finding aid.
Collection: Sahaptin field notes (Mss.Film.1261)
Date: 1977, 2006-2008
Contributor: Golla, Victor | Kendall, Daythal | Pitkins, Harvey | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Elmendorf, William W. (William Welcome), 1912-
Extent: 2 folders
Description: While Daythal Kendall was working at the American Philosophical Society, he responded to queries from Victor Golla about Yuki materials in the Harvey Pitkins and A. L. Kroeber papers (Series 1). He also kept a conference paper by William Elmendorf on Wappo and Yuki from the 1977 American Anthropological Association meetings (Series 7).
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)
Date: 1963-1965, undated
Contributor: Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Elmendorf, William W. (William Welcome), 1912-
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Mary Haas' brief Yuki file consists mostly of comparisons with many other Californian languages including Wappo and proto-forms of proposed groupings, discussed with William W. Elmendorf in Series 1 and actioned in Series 2.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)