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Achumawi
Language(s): Achumawi | English | Wintu
Date: 1911-1915, 1936
Type:Text
Description: The Achumawi materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consist of miscellaneous materials in Series III, a political history of the tribe in III-A, and linguistic material collected by A.M. Halpern and J.P. Harrigton also in III-A
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Kwtsaan
Alternate forms: Quechan, Yuma
Language(s): Quechan | English | Yana | Karuk
Date: undated
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Kwtsaan, or “Yuma” as Haas referred to it, appears in comparative linguistics work, mostly in the form of lexical slip files in Series 9. The most extensive of these lexica is from work by A. M. Halpern, covering several hundred cards, and there are also lexical files with dedicated comparison to Karuk and Yana.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Kwtsaan
Alternate forms: Quechan, Yuma
Language(s): Quechan | English
Date: ca.1955-2006
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: William Bright produced a list of stem morphemes from A. M. Halpern's publications (Series 4). He also corresponded with Edward W. Moser on possible neighboring language cognates, as well as in extensive general correspondence with Pamela Munro. These can be found in Series 1.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Maidu
Date: 1936, 1955
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Maidu materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consist of miscellaneous materials in Series III, A.M. Halpern's notebooks in Series III-A, Patwin-Maidu correspondences and research on proto-Maidu by William Shipley and Richard Alan Smith in subseries 5.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Nomlaki
Language(s): Nomlaki | English | Wintu
Date: 1936-1963
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Nomlaki materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include Vocabularies, vocabularies in Series I collected by Pitkin and other linguists. Subcollection II, subseries 4-B contains Pitkin's filed notes. Subseries 4-C is composed of stories, vocabularies, and grammars collected by other linguists that Pitkin was using to contrast Nomlaki and Wintu. Some of the more prominent anthropologists in this series include Morris Swadesh and Jeremiah Curtis and A.M. Halpern. There are also some name slips in Series 6, subseries I, "Northern Wintu."
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Patwin | Wintu | Maidu
Date: 1903-1957
Description: The Patwin materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include notebooks, notes, vocabularies, slip files, texts, manuscripts and tracings by A.M. Halpern, Paul Radin, A.L. Kroeber, T.T. Waterman, Donald Ultan, and Howard Wilson, along with pencil sketches by Patwin people in Subcollection I, Series I, Series I-A. There are two dictionaries, by Paul Radin and Donald Ultan in Subcollection I, Series I, Series I-B. Series I-C contains linguistic materials collected by Jaime de Angulo, Kroeber, and Waterman. Series I-D contains Pitkin's work with using a krmograph to create phonetic tracings. Subcollection I, Series II-A includes linguistic work done by Elizabeth Bright, Waterman. Subseries 4-C in Subcollection II includes fieldwork done by Pitkin comparing Patin to Wintu and Nomlaki as well as FIeld notes by Morris Swadesh, nineteen unpublished Vocabularies collected by Pitkin, Jaime de Angulo, Mary Haas, Sally McLendon, Mary Bright, Donald Ultan, and Radin. Subseries 5 contains an index to Radin's work on Patwin as well as Pitkin's work on Proto-Wintu and William Bright's worker wtih the speaker Minnie Bill.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Pomo
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1940
Type:Text
Genre: Essays
Extent: 1 folder
Description: One item relating to Pomo languages has been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. It is in Subcollection II, and consists of A. M. Halpern's essay "Memorandum on the Survey of Pomo Languages" in Series IV. Works by Others.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Pomo
Language(s): English | Pomo, Southern
Date: 1939-1940 and undated
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 2 items
Description: Two items relating to Radin's study of Pomo languages. One is his own undated collection of notes on verb forms identified as from South Pomo groups near Healdsburg and Yorkville, California, most likely in the Southern Pomo dialect. The other is A.M. Halpern's "Memorandum on the survey of Pomo languages," consisting of a discussion of Pomo sources, an inventory of Halpern's own material (966 pages of text and 6,600 slips of paradigmatic material), a classification of Pomo languages, and suggestions for further work.
Collection: Paul Radin papers (Mss.497.3.R114)

Wintu | Klamath | Takelma | Maya | Patwin | Miwok
Date: 1888-1953
Description: The Wintu materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers are extensive. Subcollection I, Series I, contains notes, notebooks, vocabularies, slip files, texts, manuscripts and phonetic tracings by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 19th century, Roland Dixon, and A.M. Halpern. Series I-B contains Pitkin's grammar slip files and vocabularies collected by Curtin. Series I-C includes Jaime de Angulo's manuscript on the Patwin lagnague, S.A. Barrett's transcritptions and translations of speech and song recordings, Radin's "Grammatical Sketch" and Waterman's notes on Patwin phonetics. Series II-A is rich in materials collected by A.L. Krober. In Subcollection II, Pitkin's field notes are located in Series 2, Subseries 1. Subseries 2 includes Pitkin's extensive notes on his Wintu dictionary, grammar, texts, stories, and music. The manuscript of the dictionary is located in Subseries 3. There is an unpublished 416 page manuscript of stories written in both English and Wintu, songs, and transcriptions in Subseries 4. This section also includes copies of all the extant linguistic material with works by noted linguists such as Curtin, Albert Gatschet, Radin, Halpern, Morris Swadesh, Victor Golla, and J.P. Harrington. Series 6 is comprised of card file slips with comparative analyses by Pitkin of the four languages of the Wintun family.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)