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Alternate forms: Craho, Craó, Krahô
Date: circa 1949-1955
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Shell R., Olive A. | Quain, Fannie Dunn | Quain, Buell H. (Buell Halvor), 1912-1939
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Two items relating to the Krahô people and language of Brazil have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. Both are in Subcollection I. The first is correspondence from Fannie Dunn Quain to linguist Olive A. Shell (1949-1950) in Series I. Correspondence. Quain was the mother of anthropologist Buell Quain, who died in 1939 in Brazil while studying the Krahô. The other is a folder of Krahô material including handwritten and typed notes and drafts relating to Shell's "Grammatical Outline of Kraho" (IJAL, 1952 )in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes. In the publication, Quain was acknowledged as a contributor; it was also noted that the Quain manuscript on which Shell based much of her Krahô work had come to reside at the APS as part of the Franz Boas (now the ACLS) Collection.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)
Culture: Aymara | Ayoreo | Baniwa | Kanamari | Kayapo | Kaingang | Kraho | Macushi | Maroon | Maruba | Piaroa | Quechua | Ticuna | Tiriyó | Xavante | Wapishana | Wayana | Yanomami | Ye'kuana
Alternate forms: Tucuna, Yanomamo
Extent: 4 linear feet (estimate)
Description: The South American materials in the James V. Neel papers consists materials related to Neel's genetics and populations studies among some indigenous people in Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana. The bulk of these materials concern the Xavante and Yanomami peoples, written as "Yanomamo" by Neel. These materials can be found throughout most sections of the finding aid, though see especially "Series IIa: Amerindian" and "Series IIIa: Amerindian." In addition to data, reports, correspondence, and other manuscripts, "Series X: Photographic materials" contains numerous photographs of Xavante and Yanomami peoples from the 1960s. Materials on other indigenous groups can be located by searching within the finding aid for the culture terms listed above in the entry or by searching for the term "Indians."
Collection: James V. Neel Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.96)