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Klamath
Language(s): Klamath-Modoc | English | Wintu
Date: 1955
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Klamath materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers includes California-Oregon comparative Vocabularies, English-Klamath-Wintu comparative Vocabularies in Subseries 5 and grammatical comparisons to Wintu in Subcollection II, Series 6, Subseries 3.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Maidu
Date: 1936, 1955
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Maidu materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consist of miscellaneous materials in Series III, A.M. Halpern's notebooks in Series III-A, Patwin-Maidu correspondences and research on proto-Maidu by William Shipley and Richard Alan Smith in subseries 5.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Miwok
Date: 1923-1955
Type:Text
Description: The Miwok materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include linguistic and comparative materials of Coast, Plains, Lake, and Southern Sierra Miwok languages. Alfred Kroeber's notebooks on Lake Miwok can be found in Subcollection I, Series IA. Pitkin's "introduction" to Plains, Coast, and Lake Miwok is located in Subcollection I, Subseries 4-C; Pitkin's California-Oregon comparative Vocabularies of Lake, Plains; and Southern Sierra Miwok is in Subcollection II, Series 2, Subseries 5 along with Morris Swadesh's "Glottochronologic Tests Lists," which include Mariposa Miwok and Clear Lake Miwok. Catherine Callaghan field work, Plains Miwok dictionary, and reconstruction of Proto Miwok is in Subcollection II, Series 2, Subseries 5.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Nisenan
Language(s): Nisenan | English
Date: 1955
Type:Text
Description: The Nisenan materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consist of Pitkin's "Introduction" to nineteen unpublished word list in Sucollection II, Series 2, Subseries 4-C. The California-Oregon comparative Vocabularies, Richard Smith's Map of Nisenan territory and Morris Swadesh's Glottochronologic test list are located in Subcollection II, Series 2, Subseries 5.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Nomlaki
Language(s): Nomlaki | English | Wintu
Date: 1936-1963
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Nomlaki materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include Vocabularies, vocabularies in Series I collected by Pitkin and other linguists. Subcollection II, subseries 4-B contains Pitkin's filed notes. Subseries 4-C is composed of stories, vocabularies, and grammars collected by other linguists that Pitkin was using to contrast Nomlaki and Wintu. Some of the more prominent anthropologists in this series include Morris Swadesh and Jeremiah Curtis and A.M. Halpern. There are also some name slips in Series 6, subseries I, "Northern Wintu."
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Patwin | Wintu | Maidu
Date: 1903-1957
Description: The Patwin materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include notebooks, notes, vocabularies, slip files, texts, manuscripts and tracings by A.M. Halpern, Paul Radin, A.L. Kroeber, T.T. Waterman, Donald Ultan, and Howard Wilson, along with pencil sketches by Patwin people in Subcollection I, Series I, Series I-A. There are two dictionaries, by Paul Radin and Donald Ultan in Subcollection I, Series I, Series I-B. Series I-C contains linguistic materials collected by Jaime de Angulo, Kroeber, and Waterman. Series I-D contains Pitkin's work with using a krmograph to create phonetic tracings. Subcollection I, Series II-A includes linguistic work done by Elizabeth Bright, Waterman. Subseries 4-C in Subcollection II includes fieldwork done by Pitkin comparing Patin to Wintu and Nomlaki as well as FIeld notes by Morris Swadesh, nineteen unpublished Vocabularies collected by Pitkin, Jaime de Angulo, Mary Haas, Sally McLendon, Mary Bright, Donald Ultan, and Radin. Subseries 5 contains an index to Radin's work on Patwin as well as Pitkin's work on Proto-Wintu and William Bright's worker wtih the speaker Minnie Bill.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Sahaptin
Language(s): Nez Perce | English
Date: 1955
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Sahaptin materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include just three items. A Nez Perce and Northern Sahaptin comparison, a word list, and Morris Swadesh's work on the language are located in Subcollection II, Series 2; Subseries 5.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Takelma | Coos | Kalapuya
Language(s): English | Takelma | Hanis | Kalapuya | Wintu
Date: 1936-1958
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Description: The Takelma materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include linguistic and comparative studies in Subcollection II, Series 2, Subseries 5 and Subcollection II, Series 4, Subseries 3 featuring work by linguists Morris Swadesh, Mary Haas, Michael Silverstein, and Edward Sapir.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Wintu | Klamath | Takelma | Maya | Patwin | Miwok
Date: 1888-1953
Description: The Wintu materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers are extensive. Subcollection I, Series I, contains notes, notebooks, vocabularies, slip files, texts, manuscripts and phonetic tracings by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 19th century, Roland Dixon, and A.M. Halpern. Series I-B contains Pitkin's grammar slip files and vocabularies collected by Curtin. Series I-C includes Jaime de Angulo's manuscript on the Patwin language, S.A. Barrett's transcriptions and translations of speech and song recordings, Radin's "Grammatical Sketch" and Waterman's notes on Patwin phonetics. Series II-A is rich in materials collected by A.L. Krober. In Subcollection II, Pitkin's field notes are located in Series 2, Subseries 1. Subseries 2 includes Pitkin's extensive notes on his Wintu dictionary, grammar, texts, stories, and music. The manuscript of the dictionary is located in Subseries 3. There is an unpublished 416 page manuscript of stories written in both English and Wintu, songs, and transcriptions in Subseries 4. This section also includes copies of all the extant linguistic material with works by noted linguists such as Curtin, Albert Gatschet, Radin, Halpern, Morris Swadesh, Victor Golla, and J.P. Harrington. Series 6 is comprised of card file slips with comparative analyses by Pitkin of the four languages of the Wintun family.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)