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Achumawi | Chibcha | Coahuiltecan | Lenca | Ngäbe | Subtiaba | Washo | Xinca | Yana | Yuki
Date: 1917-1925, 1931
Type:Text
Extent: 1 page, circa 1,300 cards and slips
Description: The Hokan materials in the ACLS collection consist mainly of two items in the "Hokan" section of the finding aid. The main item is Sapir's "Hokan-Siouan comparisons" lexical file. This consists of comparisons among various families of the proposed Hokan-Siouan phylum. Dividers separate sections as follows: Hokan-Siouan (Yuki; Muskogean: Caddoan; Siouan; Hokan-type Coahuiltecan-Butiaba); Washo-Hokan; Hokan-Coahuiltecan; Yana-Hokan. Subdivided by stems, grammatical categories, and occasionally by meaning. There is an additional brief document by Kroeber with work lists of 21 English items with equivalents in Yuman, Hokan, Subtiaba, Xinca, Lenca, Chibcha, Guayom, Chibchan, Zoque, and Mixe, taken from published and unpublished sources. In the "Achumawi" section of the finding aid, there are two items by Jaime de Angulo examining the relationship of Achumawi to the proposed Hokan language family.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Language(s): English
Date: 1930-1938
Type:Text
Genre: Essays | Reports
Extent: 360 pages
Description: The materials in the ACLS collection relating generally to the study of the linguistics, and not to specific langauges, are located in the "Linguistics" section of the finding aid and consist of several essays and reports relating to issues such as transcriptions methodologies, psychology of language, language classification, and assessments of the state of the study of American indigenous languages in the 1930s.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Haida | Tlingit
Language(s): English | Haida | Tlingit
Date: Undated
Type:Text
Extent: 4 volumes (approximately 500 pages each)
Description: The Na-Dene materials in the ACLS collection consist of a 4 volume Comparative Na-Dene dictionary by Edward Sapir, found in the "Athapaskan" section of the finding aid. Volumes 1, 3, and 4 are comparative Na-Dene with provision for various Athabaskan languages and dialects, Haida, and Tlingit. Volume 2 is comparative Sino-Tibetan-Na-Dene with provision for entries in Sino-Tibetan languages, Dene, Haida, and Tlingit. Most pages in all volumes have only a few entries. Other Tlingit, Haida, and Dene materials in the ACLS collection are listed separately in this guide.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chasta Costa | Shasta | Takelma | Tututni
Date: 1903-1904; 1906
Type:Text
Extent: 5 notebooks (approximately 120 pages each), 6 pages (sheet music), 36 loose pages
Description: The Takelma material in the ACLS consist primarily of materials found in the "Takelma" section of the finding aid. The bulk of this material is that recorded by Edward Sapir in 1903-1904, consisting of 5 filed notebooks with texts with English translations and medicine formulas (published in 1909) as well as paradigms and other grammatical notes. This material also contains sheet music with transcriptions of four Takelma songs and one each for Chasta Costa, Shasta, and Chinook Jargon. Remaining leaves are vocabulary notes made by H. H. St. Clair. In the "Penutian" section, there are also two sets of "Coos-Takelma-Penutian comparisons."
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Cochiti | Ohkay Owingeh
Alternate forms: San Juan Pueblo, Kotyit
Language(s): English | Tewa
Date: 1915, 1957
Type:Text
Extent: 28 pages
Description: The Tewa materials in the ACLS collection consist of two items in the "Tewa" section of the finding aid. One is a brief Tewa word list from 1915, recorded by Edward Sapir. The other is Kurath's "Cochiti and San Juan Pueblo songs," which consists of words, music, paraphrase of text, lists of ceremonial terms, and includes a list of contents of audio collection Mss.Rec.25, listed separately in this guide. Also includes a phonologic chart for Cochiti Keresan and Tewa-Tanoan. Some of this material may be culturally sensitive and reproduction restricted.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)