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Kwakwaka'wakw
Language(s): Kwak'wala | English
Type:Text
Genre: Notes
Description: The Kwakwaka'wakw materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include a box of card slips by Franz Boas including more than two thousand personal, myth, and clan names in Series III-B. There are also manuscripts by Edward Curtis, annotated by A.L. Kreober, on the Kwakwaka'wakw potlatch in Series III-C.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Suisun
Language(s): English | Spanish | Wintu
Date: 1821; 1916; 1932
Type:Text
Extent: 15 folders, card slips
Description: The Suisun materials in the Harvey Pitkin papers consist of numerous word lists that Pitkin compiled from various historical and linguistic sources. In Subcollection I, Series I-B, see John Alden Mason's "Suisun vocabulary" from 1916. In Subcollection II, Subseries 4-B, there are copies of vocabularies and versions of the Lord's Prayer in Suisun. In Subcollection II, Subseries 4-C, see "Section 6: Suisun" for Pitkin's typed-up versions of all Suisun vocabularies he compiled. In Subcollection II, Series 6, see 4 sections of card slips derived from Suisun vocabularies.
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 There is an unpublished 416 page manuscript of stories written in both English and Wintu, songs, and transcriptions in Subseries 4.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)