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Maya | Mixe | Zuni | Tzeltal
Date: 1963-1995
Description: The Maya materials in the Lounsbury Papers are extensive. The correspondence in Series I includes a Motul (Mayan) dictionary, discussion about translating Maya glyphs and calendrical calculations, the Popol Vuh. Series II consists of articles and manuscripts from a project identified as "Maya kinship unfin. project." Much of this work is focused on interpreting Maya hieroglyphs. In Series VII there are a number of recordings of Yucatec Maya made in the 1960s focused on vocabulary. The correspondence, in Series I, includes a dictionary by Rene Acuna, Lloyd Anderson's Etymologies of Mayan calendrical and astronomical terms, Anthony Aveni's interpretation of Maya hieroglyphs, Brent Berlin's decipherment of Maya hieroglyphs, Gordon Brotherston's comments on FGL's manuscript on Maya dates, Lyle Campbell's bibliography of Mayan linguistics, Wallace Chafe on how FGL got into the study of Maya hieroglyphics, Michael Coe's report that Soviets were successful in using a computer to translate Maya hieroglyphs, R. David Drucker's comparison of Aztec and Maya calendars, Dieter Dutting on Maya hieroglyphs; transformational analysis of Yucatec.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

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)