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Abenaki | Wabanaki
Alternate forms: Abnaki
Language(s): English | Abenaki, Western
Date: 1956-1972
Description: The Abenaki materials in the Lounsbury Papers includes correspondence from Gordon Day on the eastern border between the Haudenosaunee and Abenaki, found in Series I under "Day, Gordon." A recording on Abenaki kinship terms can be found in Series VII.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Alabama
Language(s): Alabama | English
Date: ca. 1941
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: The Alabama materials in the Floyd Lounsbury Papers comprise Alabama words in the folder "Notes in envelope", Series II, Iroquois - Cherokee subseries, within research by Lounsbury on Cherokee. They are found among a notebook set mostly documented in Eufaula, Oklahoma, though it is not known if these words were collected at the same time or place, and no consultant has been identified.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Apinayé
Alternate forms: Apinajé
Language(s): Apinayé | English | German
Date: 1957-1971
Type:Text
Extent: over 400 pages
Description: The Apinayé materials in the Lounsbury collection consist of materials in two sections. Series I contains correspondence with Dell Hymes, concerning a manuscript in German on the Apinayé by Curt Nimuendajú, and with Carol Schilling and David Schneider. In Series II, in the "South America" sub-series, there are four folders beginning "Apinayé" by Lounsbury, mainly on kinship terminology.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Arawak
Language(s): English | Arawak
Date: 1963
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Arawak materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of word slips in Series II. Series I includes correspondence about the Arawak language family, prefixes, the translation of a Arawak lullaby, and William Sturtevant 's Arawak notebooks
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Aymara | Quechua
Language(s): English | Aymara | Spanish | Dutch | Jaqaru
Date: 1950-1972
Description: The Aymara materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of comparative linguistics and studies of kinship in Series II. Of particular interest are the audio recordings in Series VII on the folklore of the Ayar Incas. The correspondence, in Series I, contains information of the geographic distribution of the language, Lounsbury's analysis of the language and its relationship to Quechua, Christian scriptures in Aymara, Morris Swadesh's work on genetic classification of Native American languages, and geographic distribution of Aymara population.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Bakairi
Language(s): English | Bakairi | Portuguese
Date: 1950
Description: The Bakairi materials in the Lounsbury Papers include recordings of the Bakairi language made in 1950, which can be found in Series VII. In Series I, see correspondence with Rev. Father Giles Gardiner and Carlo Harmon. In the "South America" section of Series II, see the folder "Paressi and Bakaire," which includes vocabulary.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Batak
Language(s): Batak | English
Date: 1959-2006
Type:Text
Extent: 17 folders and 1 CD-R
Description: The majority of the Batak materials in the Floyd Lounsbury Papers are in Series II, Kinship subseries, under the title "Batak Kin Classification and Behavior", which documents the proceedings and results of a graduate school seminar on the structural analysis of systems of Toba Batak kin classification and behavior, held at Yale University in 1966. This includes transcripts and resultant papers. In Series I, correspondence with Benda and Bruner also discusses Batak kinship, dictionaries, fieldwork, and the M.A. thesis of Ihromi-Simatupang (who was Batak).
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Bororo
Language(s): English | Guarani | Bororo | Paresi | Portuguese
Date: 1950
Description: The Bororo materials in the Lounsbury Papers include linguistic materials in Series II. There are a significant number of audio recordings of narratives and chanting in Series VII. The correspondence, in Series I, includes Zarko Levak's work on the Bororo, Carl Schuster's photographs of Bororo jaguar skin robes. See also correspondence with the Eastman Kodak Company about photos of Bororo people that they refused to develop.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Canela
Language(s): English | Canela
Date: 1976-1984
Type:Text
Extent: ca. 360 p.
Description: The main Canela materials in the Lounsbury Papers are located in Series II, in the Kinship - South America subseries: 2 folders of notes, charts, correspondence and drafts under "Canella" and a paper with correspondence by Roger Keesing titled "Formal and Sociological Analysis of Ramkokamekra Kinship". See also Carol Steffens Schilling's "Social Structure of the Eastern Timbira", which may describe the Canela. Series I contains correspondence with William Crocker regarding his work on Canela kinship. Some information about kinship terminology within the Canela language is likely to be included.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Cherokee | Oneida | Onondaga | Cayuga | Seneca | Tuscarora | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1946-1989
Extent: 1 linear foot
Description: The Cayuga materials in the Lounsbury Papers are located primarily in the "Cayuga" section of Series II, which contains extensive field notes and transcriptions made by both Lounsbury and Michael Foster of Cayuga stories and speeches given by Alexander General, Howard Skye, and Mrs. George Green, along with related discussions. See also Series VII, Audio Recordings, which includes some recordings featuring the Thanksgiving Address and the Condolence ceremony. See also correspondence in Series I, which includes Michael K. Foster's work on Cayuga Midwinter ceremonies, William Sturtevant's work with Oklahoma Seneca-Cayuga, and Marius Barbeau's materials on Cayuga and Tuscarora.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)