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Description: There is one Nivkh item in the ACLS collection, item ASG.1 "Gilyak Kinship". It contains kinship charts and descriptions of kinship terminology, derived from work by Lev Sternberg. It is signed "I.G.", possibly Irving Goldman.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Contributor:Beynon, William, 1888-1958 | Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Deloria, Ella Cara | Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002 | Tate, Henry W.
Extent:0.5 Linear feet
Description: The William Beynon Papers include correspondence with Franz Boas regarding his work on Tsimshian narratives, Boas' collection of the tale of Dzagagilace in 1888 and 1900, Benyon's work on a series of Hartley Bay stories and the Halait manuscript, Benyon's proposed work with Gitxsan. Beyon's texts include his work with the Tsimshian collecting stories such as the arrival of the first white man, the myth of the house of Temks, subdivisions within the Tsimsyen, most all interlinear translations. The collection also includes two manuscripts previously collected by Henry W. Tate and a manuscript by Irving Goldman discussing Boas' ethographic work on the Kwakwaka'wakw.
Collection:William Beynon Papers (Mss.B.B467)