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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)

Achumawi
Language(s): Achumawi | English
Date: 1953-1976
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas' brief Achumawi (Pit River) file contains a lexicon, likely derived from the work of J. P. Harrington of Big Bend Achumawi with consultant James Hawkins (Series 9), and correspondence with Paul and Doris Radin and Silver Shirley about her Californian fieldwork (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Cholón
Language(s): English
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 85 pages
Description: The Cholon materials, John Alden Mason Papers includes a grammatical sketch of the some "comparisons" with Quechua, Pomo, and Chimariko; one page of John Alden Mason's comments.
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Chumash
Date: 1959-1995
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Beginning with fieldwork in around 1959-1960 with Marie de Soto at Santa Barbara, California, Bright continued to collected materials in Chumashan languages and villages throughout his life. A short field notebook can be found in Series 3 Subseries 2, along with a large topical folder on Chumash in Series 4. Correspondence on “Hispanisms” (Spanish borrowings into Native languages, Series 1, and the card file in Series 5) is also of note.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Cocama
Alternate forms: Cocama-Cocamilla
Language(s): English
Date: 1943
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 5 pages
Description: The Cocama-Cocamilla materials, John Alden Mason Papers consists of a Cocama epitome that includes a phonetic inventory and discusses some features of phonetics, nouns, and pronouns without any examples.
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Jivaro
Language(s): English
Date: 1943
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 12 pages
Description: The Jivaro materials, John Alden Mason Papers consists of a Jibaro epitome regarding the orthography used in the grammar by Father Juan Ghinassi; the name Jibaro; the accent in Jivaro.
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Karuk
Alternate forms: Karok
Language(s): English | Karuk
Date: Circa 1930
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 70 pages
Description: The Karuk materials in the ACLS collection consist of an incomplete Karuk grammar by J. P. Harrington, with sections on the numeral (methods of counting various things, arithmetical operations), interjections; the adjective, and free translation of a Karuk text. This item can be found in the "Karuk" section of the finding aid.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Karuk
Alternate forms: Karok
Language(s): Karuk | English | Spanish
Date: 1949-2006
Extent: 4 linear feet
Description: From the age of 21 throughout his life, William Bright worked with Karuk speakers to document and revitalize their language, resulting in becoming the first white honorary member of the Karuk tribe. The most prominent materials at the American Philosophical Society as a result are wide-ranging audio recordings, from the 1950s until the 2000s (Series 6), especially with Violet Super. With Susan Gehr, he produced a Karuk language dictionary, correspondence with whom (Series 1) contains draft texts. With the Karuk he contributed considerably to the literature on Coyote in particular, original transcriptions of which are in notebooks in Series 3 Subseries 1, and further developments in Series 2. He also collected many small publications about Karuk, in the same series. Additionally of interest in Series 1 is correspondence about the suspected arson of a'tim'îin, the Karuk sacred site near Somes Bar, CA. Karuk materials can be found in every series.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Quechua
Language(s): Quechua | English | Takelma
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: Daythal Kendall collected and added marginalia to several publications and sets of archival materials on Quechua, particularly identifying correspondences between Quechua and Takelma. These are to be found in Series 2 and 5.
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)

Quechua | Cocama | Tohono O'odham | Akimel O'odham | Cocama
Alternate forms: Papago, Pima
Date: 1941-1948
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: Materials relating to Quechua language and culture. Includes John Peabody Harrington's correspondence with John Alden Mason regarding Harrington's work on the Hokan nature of Quechua and on Pima-Papago [Tohono O'odham, and possibly Akimel O'odham]; Harrington's "The nominal derivational suffixes of Quechua" with a list of the suffixes with examples, a brief discussion by Harrington, and Mason's comments; Harrington's "Adjective derivational suffixes of Quechua," a listing of suffixes with brief comments and one slip of Mason's comments; and Harrington and Luis Valcárcel's "Grammarlets of the Quechua and Cocama languages," with grammatical sketch of Quechua and a very brief sketch of Cocama [Cocama-Cocamilla].
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)