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Nahua | Zapotec | Zoque
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1925-1967
Type:Text
Extent: 7 folders
Description: There are many items relating to Mexican languages in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. This entry is intended as a catch-all for materials that cover Mexican (and to some extent, Central American) languages in general. Researchers should also view the entries for specific languages (i.e., Nahuatl, Zoque, etc.) and for South America, under which Voegelin often filed Mexican and Central American materials. In Subcollection I, there is relevant correspondence with Glen Turner and William L. Wonderly in Series I. Correspondence; William L. Wonderly's "List of Central American Indian Languages" and Larry Lyman's "The Verb Syntagmemes of Choapan Zapotec" in Series IV. Works by Others"; and a folder on South American and Other Latin American Languages (which includes Central America and Mexico) in file in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes. In Subcollection II, there is relevant correspondence with Kenneth Croft (regarding American Indian language work in Mexico and Croft's progress with Nahuatl) and Morris Swadesh (his collection of Uto-Aztecan language materials, including many from Mexico) in Series I. Correspondence.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Mixe | Zoque
Alternate forms: Mixe-Zoque
Language(s): English | Zoque, Copainalá
Date: 1944 and undated
Genre: Essays | Charts
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Three items relating to the Zoque language have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II, and consist of three works on Zoque, one each by Joe E. Pierce, George Motherwell, and William L. Wonderly, in Series IV. Works by Others. Wonderly's 1944 monograph is described as "a sketch of the chief phonological and morphological features of the Zoque language as spoken in in Copainalá, Chiapas, Mexico," and includes a chart. Researchers should also consult the general entry for Mexico and might be interested in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries VI. Penutian, including Mayan and Zoque.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)