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Date: 1907-1928; 1932
Contributor: Ishi, -1916 | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939 | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
Extent: 26 notebooks, 4600+ cards and slips, 212 pages
Description: The Yana materials in the ACLS collection consist of multiple items in the "Yana" section of the finding aid. These predominantly consist of vocabularies, grammatical notes, and other linguistic analyses. Included among them are 25 notebooks recorded by Edward Sapir, with accompanying vocabulary files, along with additional shorter materials by Kroeber, and derivative work by Swadesh. All of these were recorded from knowledge given by Ishi, known as the speaker of Yana.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)