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Karuk
Language(s): Karuk | English
Date: ca.1950s-1960s
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: One of Haas' students, William Bright, completed a grammar of Karuk as his PhD dissertation, and from this are derived a card file (Series 9) consisting of a lexicon, grammatical analyses, comparisons to various languages including proto-languages, and loanwords and placenames, which would later become a significant part of Bright's legacy. Comparisons to other languages of California and elsewhere are also found in correspondence with Karl-Heinz Gursky (Series 1) and other locations in Series 9.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Tonkawa
Language(s): Tonkawa | English | Karuk | Yana
Date: 1964
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Tonkawa features in several lexica, including a Swadesh list and comparisons with other languages. Most prominent of these is a dedicated lexical slip file of between 450 and 900 slip files (Series 9) and correspondence with Karl-Heinz Gursky that includes comparisons with Yana and Karuk (Series 1). Other items of note include an index of Harry Hoijer's "An Analytical Dictionary of the Tonkawa Language" from 1949, with corrections in marginalia, and comparative phonology between neighboring languages by Morris Swadesh, both in Series 2.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)