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Alternate forms: Cathlamet
Extent: 2.5+ linear feet
Description: The Chinookan materials in the Dell Hymes Papers are located in multiple sections of the finding aid, mostly within Subcollection 2. These materials relate to Hymes extensive linguistic, ethnopoetic, and other work on Clackamas, Kathlamet, Wasco-Wishram, and other Chinookan languages and traditions. Additional materials may be found in the correspondence series. Subcollection 2 of the Dell Hymes Papers is currently being processed and will be described upon completion.
Collection: Dell H. Hymes papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.55)
Date: circa 1942-1968
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Croft, Kenneth | Elbert, Samuel H. (Samuel Hoyt), 1907-1997 | Chafe, Wallace L. | Hymes, Dell H. | Jake, Vernon E. | Kemnitzer, Luis S. (Luis Stowell), 1928-2006 | Kirk, Jerome | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Pierce, Joe E. | Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Subject: Linguistics | Anthropology | Ethnography | Folklore | Orthography and spelling | Place names
Extent: circa 28
Description: There are many items relating to Indigenous American languages in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. This entry is intended as a catch-all for materials that cover Indigenous American languages in general and might not show up in narrower searches. Researchers should also view the entries for specific languages and regions. For this more general category, there is relevant material in both Subcollection I and Subcollection II. In Subcollection I, there are 7 folders relating to Voegelin's intended publication "American Indian Language" in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries III-B: Works Authored by Voegelin [see also the associated material in Oversized]. Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-C: Other contains one file on inscribed stones and the Dene syllabary system and another on the Summer Linguistic Institute (in which many Native North American languages are mentioned). There are also two images of a stone inscribed with what were supposed to be Potawatomi petroglyphs in Series VII. Photographs. Also in Series VII are several language maps (i.e., "Indian language groups in the state of Illinois" and "American Indian Languages"), in which Algonquian languages are particularly well-represented. In Subcollection II, there is relevant correspondence with Wallace Chafe (regarding a census of speakers of indigenous languages), Kenneth Croft (regarding the state of American language work in Mexico, the use of mechanical recording equipment, Cheyenne materials, etc.), Samuel H. Elbert (regarding place names in Hawaii, comparison with Oceania and North America), Dell Hymes (regarding Anthropological Lingustics), Vernon E. Jake (regarding proposed language speaker census, particularly how to discern whether children really know the language), Luis S. Kemnitzer (a thank-you note in which Voegelin revealingly acknowledges, "Although I once worked with the Dakota language, I know little of its culture."), Jerome Kirk (a thank you known in which Voegelin asserts, "I've never found any speaker among the twenty American Indian languages I've worked with who got them [directional terms] straight."), and Morris Swadesh (many languages). Also in Subcollection II, there is a file of notes on classification of North American languages in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries XI. General; some "Ungrouped Tales," two folders with stories about Pechiha (Kickapoo?) and Yellow Horse (Arapaho?) attributed to Joe Pierce and Bruno Nettl, respectively, and a folder on sources in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II. American Indian Tales for Children; and drafts, linguistic notes and maps in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries V. American Indian Languages.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)
Date: circa 1970s-1990s
Contributor: Hymes, Dell H.
Extent: 0.5+ linear feet
Description: The Lushootseed materials in the Dell Hymes Papers include several stories within Subcollection 2. Subcollection 2 of the Dell Hymes Papers is currently being processed, and will be described upon completion.
Collection: Dell H. Hymes papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.55)
Date: 1967-1968, 1972, 1984-1985
Extent: 204 pages
Description: The Wasco-Wishram materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Hymes, Moore, and Silverstein.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Contributor: Pitkin, Harvey | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Hymes, Dell H. | Li, Fanggui | Uldall, Hans Jørgen, 1907-1957 | Driver, Harold | Harrington, J. P. (John P.), 1865-1939 | Radin, Paul, 1883-1959 | Moore, Ralph | Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957 | Hjelmslev, Louis, 1899-1965 | Kroeber, Theodora | Miller, Virginia P. | Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Extent: 7.25 linear feet
Description: The Yuki materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers constitute an extensive body of original documentation and linguistic analysis of the Yuki language, a language isolate of northern California. These materials are located almost entirely in "Series II: Yuki materials." This section contains materials recorded and analyzed Pitkin, but predominantly contains stories and other primary text materials (some originals, some as photocopies) recorded and analyzed by other linguists, mainly Alfred Kroeber, as well as briefer materials by Fanggui Li, Hans Uldall, Harold Driver, J.P. Harrington, and Dell Hymes. This section is split in to four sub-series: "Research Notes," "Vocabularies and slip files," "Texts and manuscripts," "Phonetic tracings," and "Correspondence." Some of the Kroeber materials in this collection are photocopies of materials now at the California Language Archive. The only speaker clearly identified as sources are Ralph Moore of Round Valley, though some of the materials may contain other named speakers further within the documents or as initials. The collection also includes Kroeber's kymographs and palatograms of Ralph Moore's speech. Many of the listings contain partial contents descriptions such as titles of stories.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)