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Description: William Bright's only Chinook Jargon item is a 5-page list of morphemes that he derived from publications by Boas and Jacobs, found in Series 4.
Collection:William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)
Description: Letters discussing grave robbing of Indigenous ancestors' remains. Letter from John Warren Collins including a list of American Indian skulls in his collection: Chinook, Mound Builder, and Algonquian. Has cast of Guanche skull from Canary Islands. Two letters from John Kirk Townsend on September 20, 1835 concern Chinook and Klickitat ancestors' remains he is sending to Morton from Philadelphia, including disturbing descriptions of grave-robbing and the destruction of sacred sites in the midst of epidemic disease.
Collection:Samuel George Morton Papers (Mss.B.M843)
Contributor:Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969
Subject:Linguistics | Penutian languages | Missions | Religion | Canada--History--To 1763 (New France) | Jesuits | Séminaire de Québec
Description: Part of a collection comprised of religious and linguistic materials in various Native American languages. Many were written by Jesuit missionaries of New France. This item, by an unknown author, contains hymns in French and Chinook (unidentified Chinookan language and/or Chinook Jargon). Includes a comment of Charles Marius Barbeau: "Probablement de la Cote Nord-Ouest. Il semble avoir des mots du jargon chinook; potlatch, makumak. Peut-etre des missionaires Demers et Blanchet." Original in Universite Laval. Seminaire de Quebec, Archives, Polygraphie XIX no. 38.
Collection:Selected materials, 1676-1930, on Indian linguistics (Mss.Film.453)
Contributor:Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986
Description: Three items relating to the Chinookan languages have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II, and consist of a folder with information on "Miscellaneous languages"--including Inuit ("Eskimo"), Takelma, Siouan, Maidu, Chinook, Tsimshian, Haida, Coos, and Siuslawan (Lower Umpqua)--in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries I. Eskimo-Aleutian; a folder on "Chinookan: Chinook, Wishram, Kathlamet" in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries VI. Penutian, including Mayan and Zoque; and a Chinook folder in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries I: General works.
Collection:C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)
Extent:0.1 linear feet
Description: Daythal Kendall's Chinookan languages file is entirely works collected from others, most notably Dell Hymes, Samuel Johnson and Marie-Lucie Tarpent, the latter of which includes a paper with over 200 comparisons between Chinookan and Tsimshian languages. There are also some Chinook Jargon Essays scattered throughout the collection, mostly by Samuel Johnson. These can mostly be found in Series 5.
Collection:Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)
Description: Letters, principally of Rev. Jason Lee to Dr. Nathan Bangs, pertaining to the conduct of the Methodist Mission at Willamette, Oregon, for Flat Head [Salishan or Chinookan peoples], Kalapooya [Kalapuya], and other Indians (the Oregon Mission of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church). From originals held by the Board of Missions, Methodist Church, Philadelphia.
Collection:Documents relating to the Oregon Mission, 1835-1848 (Mss.Film.889)
Contributor:Hildreth, Samuel P. (Samuel Prescott), 1783-1863 | Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850 | Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852 | Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 | Sullivant, Joseph, 1809-1882 | Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857 | Clemens, James W. | Wood, William | Powell, W. Byrd (William Byrd), 1799-1866 | Peirson, A. L. (Abel Lawrence), 1794-1853
Subject:Grave robbing | Human remains | Phrenology | Skulls | Anthropometry | Funeral rites and ceremonies | Antiquities | Mounds | Archaeology
Description: Letters mostly discussing grave robbing of Indigenous ancestors' remains and Morton's phrenological work. Topics include human and animal crania and skeletons that correspondents have and/or have sent to Morton; phrenological anaylsis of Indigenous ancestors' remains, attributing traits to various peoples based on skull formation; Native American burial sites and mortuary customs; excavation of Native mounds and descriptions of the objects and human remains found inside; discovery of mastadon skeletons; and speculation about Native American origins. Several letters relate to Ohio, Illinois, and the Upper Mississippi Valley. Peru and Mexico also mentioned.
Collection:Samuel George Morton Papers (Mss.B.M843)
Contributor:Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Extent:4 notebooks; approx. 2,600 slips
Description: The Kathlamet materials in the ACLS collection consist of items in two sections of the finding aid. In the "Chinook" section, Boas' notebooks 1, 2, and 4 of Field notes on Chinookan and Salishan languages and Gitamat, Molala, and Masset" (item Pn4b.5) contain texts, ethnographic information, and grammatical notes. In the same section, Boas' "Miscellaneous notes on Chinookan languages" (item Pn4.1) includes a text in an unidentified language and fragmentary slips of Chinook-Kathlamet comparisons. In the "Kathlamet" section, there is an additional field notebook by Boas (item Pn4a.8), and two large, separate lexicons derived in part from his fieldwork (items Pn4a.2 and Pn4a.3).
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)