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Contributor:Hunn, Eugene | Jacobs, Melville, 1902-1971 | Rigsby, Bruce | Sturgis, Sam | Winishut, Linton
Subject:Folklore | Idaho--History | Linguistics | Oregon--History | Orthography and spelling | Place names | Washington (State)--History
Description: The Sahaptin materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 4 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Hunn and Rigsby. The Hunn material consists of a typeset manuscript draft "Plateau Place names"; copy of fieldnotes; Sahaptin place name transcriptions, with information about itinerary, along Columbia River, Oregon. Rigsby's materials consist of 3 items: "A Short Practical Dictionary of the Yakima Sahaptin Language," which includes a history of language documentation, notes about orthography, and a ca.670-item lexicon; "Report on 1966 Sahaptin Linguistic Field Research"; and "Yakama Sahaptin texts," containing 4 stories modified from Melville Jacobs' "Northwest Sahaptin Texts, Part II."
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Date:1950s-1980s, bulk 1970s-1980s
Contributor:Hymes, Virginia D. | Hunn, Eugene | French, David | French, Kathrine | Rigsby, Bruce | Pistolhead, Elsie | Suppah, Hazel | Greene, Verbana | Winishut, Linton | Jacobs, Melville, 1902-1971 | Leeds-Hurwitz, Wendy
Subject:Oregon--History | Washington (State)--History | Linguistics | Ethnography | Animals | Animals--Nomenclature | Anthropology | Fieldwork | Language study and teaching | Orthography and spelling | Pedagogy | Sahaptin languages
Genre:Field notes | Correspondence | Stories | Oral histories | Dictionaries | Drafts | Elicitation sessions | Grammars | Vocabularies | Transcripts | Essays
Extent:10 linear feet
Description: The majority of the Virginia D. Hymes Papers relate to her work on the Warm Springs Reservation. This includes all or most of Series I, II, III and V. Series V (Card Files) contains around 35000 lexical files compiled by Hymes as well as David and Kay French and an unidentified researcher. Series III (Research Files) contains fieldnotes, texts and dictionary files. Series I (Correspondence) and IV (Works by Others) also mostly relate to Sahaptin research by others, including Bruce Rigsby (Yakima and Umatilla Sahaptin), Virginia Beavert, and Eugene Hunn.
Collection:Virginia D. Hymes Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.189)