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Navajo
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: circa 1938-1959 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 6 folders
Description: Five items relating to Navajo language and culture have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II. There is relevant correspondence with M. Dale Kinkade (regarding a comparative work on color and anatomical terms in Salish, Navajo, and English); Navajo material in a folder labeled "Athabascan (Chipewyan)" as well as a separate Navajo folder in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries II. Na-Dene; a Navajo story ("Coyote files with the Birds") in the Southwestern Indian Tales category in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II: American Indian Tales for Children; Harry Tschopik's map of "Indian Languages in New Mexico, A.D. 1600" (1938) in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries V: American Indian Languages; and Beverly Hung Fincher's article "On the Phonemic Status of Navaho Stress" (1959) in Series IV. Works by Others. Note that a digital image of Tschopik's map is available through the APS's Digital Library.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Powhatan
Language(s): Powhatan | English
Date: 1978
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: Correspondence with Dale Kinkade in 1978 concerns the classification of the Pamunkey dialect of Powhatan (Series 1).
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)

Nuxalk | Duwamish | Coeur d'Alene
Alternate forms: Bella Coola
Date: circa 1936-1950
Type:Text
Extent: 9 folders
Description: Several items relating to the Salishan languages have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. Nearly all are located in Subcollection II. There is relevant correspondence with M. Dale Kinkade (regarding a comparative work on color and anatomical terms in Salish, Navajo, and English), Stanley Newman (mentioning his recent work on Bella Coola and comparative Salish), and Jay Ellis Ransom (his work on Salish languages, Duwamish, Aleut, Flathead) in Series I. Correspondence. Series II. Research Notes, Subseries VIII. Undetermined Phylum Affiliation. These materials are in folders labeled as follows: "Mosan" [Voegelin originally labeled this folder "Mosan = Salish + Wakashan + Chimakuan = Quileute"]; "Salish"; "Salish: Bella Coola (Nuxalk), Coeur d'Alene"; "Salish: Duwamish" [these materials are attributed to Jay Ellis Ransom and include texts in Salish and English, with linguistic analysis, recorded from Mrs. Julia Siddle on the Muckleshoot Reservation in 1936]; and "Salish problem." This last folder contains correspondence compiled by Voegelin revolving around the "Salish Problem," including letters from Morris Swadesh (on analysis of Salish material by Boas and James Teit in the ACLS collection), June Collins, Melville Jacobs. This folder also includes draft of a paper on Salish languages based upon the discussion in these letters. The final Salish item is located in Series IV. Works by Others and consists of Jay Ellis Ransom's "Pronomial System in Duwamish Salish" (1945). Researchers should also view the entries for specific Salishan languages.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Chehalis
Date: 1960
Extent: 5 sound tape reels (9 hr., 58 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Vocabularies and grammatical eliciting; folkloric stories and narratives pertaining to Chehalis Quinault medicine-man text; and four Lower Cowlitz words. Recorded at Grand Mound, Washington, in July 1960. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Upper Chehalis (Salish) language material (Mss.Rec.37)

Moses-Columbia | Wenatchi
Alternate forms: Wenatchee
Language(s): Columbia-Wenatchi | English
Date: 1965-1966, 1987-1991, 1997-1998
Type:Text
Extent: 455 pages
Description: The Wenatchi 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 Bessell and Kinkade.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Wenatchi
Alternate forms: Wenatchee
Date: 1965
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 6 sound tape reels (7 hr., 44 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings of elicited vocabulary, pronunciation, and some grammar in the Columbia-Wenatchi language, often referred to on the recording as Moses. Includes occasional vocabulary in the Colville dialect of the Okanagan language. Recorded in the Methow Valley south of Carlton, Washington, in June - August 1965. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Wenathcee language recordings (Mss.Rec.53)