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Chinook | Clackamas | Kathlamet | Wasco-Wishram
Alternate forms: Cathlamet
Date: 1950s-1990s
Type:Text
Extent: 2.5+ linear feet
Description: The Chinookan materials in the Dell Hymes Papers are located in multiple sections of the finding aid, mostly within Subcollection 2. These materials relate to Hymes extensive linguistic, ethnopoetic, and other work on Clackamas, Kathlamet, Wasco-Wishram, and other Chinookan languages and traditions. Additional materials may be found in the correspondence series. Subcollection 2 of the Dell Hymes Papers is currently being processed and will be described upon completion.
Collection: Dell H. Hymes papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.55)

Clackamas
Alternate forms: Klackamas
Language(s): English | Chinook, Upper
Date: 1890-1894; 1920
Type:Text
Extent: 2 pages; 2 notebooks; circa 65 slips
Description: The Clackamas materials in the ACLS collection include two items in the "Clackamas" section of the finding aid: a 2-page fragment of a Clackamas-English vocabulary, and a brief slip file contaiining kinship terms. Two notebooks recorded by Franz Boas in 1890 which partially contain Clackamas texts and vocabularies are found in the "Field notes on Chinookan and Salishan languages and Gitamat], Molala, and Masset " in the "Chinook" section of the finding aid. In the "Kathlamet" section, the "Kathlamet lexicon" includes some comparative Clackamas terms.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Kathlamet | Chinook | Clackamas
Alternate forms: Kiksht
Language(s): English | Kathlamet
Date: 1890-1895
Type:Text
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 " contain texts, ethnographic information, and grammatical notes. In the same section, Boas' "Miscellaneous notes on Chinookan languages" 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, and two large, separate lexicons derived in part from his fieldwork.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Tillamook | Chinook | Clackamas | Clatsop | Siletz | Wasco-Wishram
Alternate forms: Nehalem, Nehelim, Nekelim
Language(s): Tillamook | English
Date: 1890, 1900, 1935
Type:Text
Extent: 163 pages, and 2 notebooks
Description: The Tillamook materials in the ACLS collection consist of 3 items in the "Tillamook" section of the finding aid and one in the "Chinook" section. Includes materials collected in 1890 by Franz Boas, consisting of texts with interlinear translation, pencil corrections, mixed in with materials on Siletz and Nehelim. Material from May Edel, collected in 1930, consist of a combined vocabulary containing words that she recorded, combined with those recorded earlier by Boas and Melville Jacobs. Material in the "Chinook" section consists of 2 notebooks, partially in shorthand, by Boas from 1890, with vocabularies and texts with interlinear translation, ethnographic notes in shorthand. A table of contents is included with notebooks, which also have Nehelim, Siletz, Chinookan, Wasco-Wishram, Klackamas, Clatsop, and Chinook information, along with physical notes on Songhees skulls from an earlier field work trip.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)