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Cherokee
Language(s): Cherokee | English
Date: 1960s-2000s
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: William Bright collected a small number of books on Cherokee language and culture, including a copy of the Cherokee Advocate newspaper (Series 2), as well as corresponding with Carl Masthay on Cherokee place names and with Pamela Munro on Cherokee linguistic analysis (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Kwtsaan
Alternate forms: Quechan, Yuma
Language(s): Quechan | English
Date: ca.1955-2006
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: William Bright produced a list of stem morphemes from A. M. Halpern's publications (Series 4). He also corresponded with Edward W. Moser on possible neighboring language cognates, as well as in extensive general correspondence with Pamela Munro. These can be found in Series 1.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Luiseño
Alternate forms: Payómkawichum
Date: ca.1991-2003
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: William Bright corresponded with several linguists on the Luiseño language, including on Spanish loanwords, vocabulary and prosody (Series 1). Comparison between various Takic languages forms a lexical slip file (Series 5), and there is also a small publication (Series 2).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Muscogee
Alternate forms: Creek, Mvskoke, Muskogee
Language(s): English | Muscogee
Date: 1930s-1970s
Extent: 7 linear feet
Description: The Muscogee (Creek) materials in the Mary R. Haas Papers are extensive, with materials found in most sections of the collection. In Series I, see especially the correspondence with professional colleagues such as Franz Boas, Jack Martin, William Sturtevant, and others regarding the Muscogee language, as well as correspondence with her Muscogee-speaking consultants, such as James Hill and Watt Sam. Other relevant letters in Series 1 include a "Creek language" subject heading listed with the item. The most extensive amount of material can be found in the "Creek" section of Series 2. This section contains 10 boxes of material. Prominent materials in this section include Haas's original 22 field notebooks, containing vocabulary elicitation, stories, and accompanying notes, recorded in 1941 in Eufaula, Oklahoma, Nonnie Scott, Arthur E. Raiford, James Hill, Jim Marshall, Jim Bullet, Don Starr, Peter Ewing, John Toney, Tom Tiger, Wesley Tauyan, Ollie Tauyan, John Thompson, Tom Red, Johnson Late, and Dan Cooke, plus others only identified with initials; 6 notebooks by James Hill, writing in the Mvskoke writing system, containing stories; Victor Riste's 4 field notebooks from 1931, containing stories and elicited vocabulary with multiple consultants listed; various linguistic notes and other materials derived from the above-listed notebooks; pedagogical materials for Muscogee language learning; a range materials on Muscogee (Creek) history; and more. Series 3 contains a small number of items labelled "Creek." In Series 9, there is additional extensive files linguistic material in the form of lexicons and grammatical notes, as well as ethnographic notes. Some Creek terms are also included in files comparing it with other languages. Lastly, in Series 10, there is a brief "Creek Texts" audio recording from the 1970s, as well as "Creek Text and Conversation" with Watt Sam and Nancy Raven in 1931.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Akimel O'odham
Alternate forms: Pima
Language(s): Pima Bajo | English
Date: ca.1990s
Contributor: Munro, Pamela
Type:Text
Genre: Stories
Extent: 1 folder
Description: Among the extensive work of Pamela Munro in correspondence with William Bright (Series 1) is a set of interlinear texts created by Munro.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Tongva
Language(s): Tongva | English
Date: ca.1991-2006
Type:Text
Extent: 4 folders
Description: The most significant item in William Bright's small Tongva file is correspondence with Raleigh H. Levine (Series 1), concerning interpretations of a J. P. Harrington manuscript for a tribal land rights case. Extensive correspondence with Pamela Munro between the 1990s and 2000s includes a small amount of linguistic discussion on Tongva. There are also vocabularies from J. P. Harrington in Bright's research (Series 4) and a publication by the Malki Museum Press (Series 2).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Tutelo
Language(s): Tutelo | English
Date: 1990s
Contributor: Munro, Pamela
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: In correspondence with William Bright (Series 1), Pamela Munro sent many materials, including a grammatical sketch of the Tutelo language.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Ute
Date: 1966, 1972, 1976, 1979, 1981
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 332 pages
Description: The Ute 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 Bunte, Munro, and Pia.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)