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Culture: Atikamekw | Dene | Hopi | Makah | Inca | Yurok | Hupa | Yuki | Maidu | Miwok | Cahuilla | Mojave | Pomo | Chukchi | Kwakwaka'wakw | Nuu-chah-nulth | Salish | Maya | Ktunaxa | Arawak
Alternate forms: Athabaskan, Athapascan, Têtes-de-Boules, Têtes de Boules, Tete de Boule, Hoopa, Mohave, Kwakiutl, Nootka, Kutenai, Kootenai, Kootenay, Na:tini-xwe
Contributor: Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974
Subject: History | Ethnography | Linguistics | Basketry | Textiles | Population | Botany | Tools | Architecture | Clothing and dress | Marriage customs and rites | Tobacco | Material culture | Religion | Art | Hunting | Animals | Physical anthropology | Psychology | Mounds | Art | Painting | Cartography | Sculpture | Material culture | Canoes and canoeing
Genre: Bibliographies | Lecture notes | Charts | Newspaper clippings | Drawings | Reading notes | Postcards
Description: Materials from a wide range of indigenous cultures around the world are scattered throughout Series V of the A. Irving Hallowell Papers. Hallowell was interested in comparative ethnology on a number of topics including Bear Ceremonialism, textiles, artistic representations of Native people, basketry, kinship, pre-history, the development of language, family and marriage, nets and netting, etc. Much of this material constitutes Hallowell's reading notes on secondary sources and his research for very broad-based studies of humanity. Geographic regions represented in Series V include Australia, Africa, Pacific Islands, Polar regions California, Northwest coast, Southwest, and Southeast. The correspondence, in Series I, includes a very interesting, brief description of Franz Boas' first visit to the Kwakwaka'wakw community of Fort Rupert by the daughter of George Hunt in a folder labled Ronald Rohmer. There is also a letter from Edward Sapir detailing Nuu-chah-nulth bear hunting and face painting as well as sketches of netting needles.
Collection: Alfred Irving Hallowell Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.26)
Culture: Achumawi | Chimariko | Cocopah | Esselen | Karuk | Piipaash | Mojave | Pomo | Salinan | Yana | Yavapai
Alternate forms: Cocopa, Karok, Mohave, Salinian, Maricopa
Language(s): English | Hokan | Achumawi | Esselen | Karuk | Piipaash | Chimariko | Salinan | Cocopa | Havasupai-Walapai-Yavapai | Mojave
Date: circa 1970-1975
Contributor: Crawford, James M. (James Mack), 1925-1989
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Materials relating to James M. Crawford's interest in and study of Hokan languages. Items include 2 folders on "Hokan and Siouan Words for Mouth" [1970-1971] in Series III-D. Works by Crawford--Other. Folder 1 contains a brief handwritten explanation of the research project, which revolved around the phonological sequence "ya" in words pertaining to the mouth; over 100 sheets of paper titled "Mouth," each containing lingustic examples for a different lists of languages considered, some with examples; a chart of Crawford's data, organized by language and with words (when available) for "mouth," "swallow," "be hungry," "chin," and "throat, neck,"; and miscellaneous notes. Folder 2 contains a first draft of the article, with endnotes and bibliography, dated to March 1970, and several subsequent drafts, including a clean copy. Draft pages are numbered but some appear to be out of order. Crawford culled examples from many languages outside of the Hokan and Siouan language families. See also related material in "The Phonological Sequence ya in Words Pertaining to the Mouth in Southeastern and Other Indian Languages"  in the same series. There is also a folder of undated notes on Hokan Numerals in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other, containing three slips and six sheets of linguistic data from languages including Yana, Achomawi, Esselen, Pomo, Karuk, Maricopa, Chimariko, Salinan, San Miguel, Cocopah, Yavapai, Havasupai, and Mojave languages.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)
Extent: 11 audiocassettes (9 hr., 37 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings and interviews with consultant Frances Jack on Central Pomo language and culture. Includes elicitations of Central Pomo words and expressions (some untranslated), discussion of differences between different kinds of Pomo, folkloric stories, anecdotes about local healers, and description of domestic activities. Also includes interview and discussion in English about various healing practices and attitudes towards traditional beliefs. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Interview with Frances Jack (Mss.Rec.142)
Contributor: Oswalt, Robert L.
Extent: 2 folders
Description: The Kashaya materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers are limited to a thumbnail sketch of the language by Robert L. Oswalt in Subcollection II, Series 4, Subseries 1, and Oswalt's "The Evidential System of Kashay" in Subcollection II, Series 4, Subseries 3.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)
Extent: 860 pages
Description: The Pomo materials in the ACLS collection consist of materials by Jaime de Angulo are primarily found in the "Pomo" section of the finding aid. This section includes 4 items, including "The reminiscences of a Pomo chief" (item H5.3), which contains an autobiography of William Ralganal Benson, dictated in the Yukaya dialect, along with grammatical notes. Additional items (H5.1, H5.2 and H5.4) include grammatical and other linguistic studies by de Angulo. In the "Achumawi" section, the first two items (H.1 and H.2) contain comparisons of Pomo with Achumawi to determine their relationship and clarify the theoretical Hokan language family.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Date: circa 1940
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Halpern, Abraham M. (Abraham Meyer), 1914-1985
Extent: 1 folder
Description: One item relating to Pomo languages has been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. It is in Subcollection II, and consists of A. M. Halpern's essay "Memorandum on the Survey of Pomo Languages" in Series IV. Works by Others.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)
Date: circa 1907-1934
Description: The Pomo materials in the Franz Boas Papers are of unclear total extent, though a few letters relating to Pomo languages and peoples have been identified. In the correspondence with Jaime de Angulo, see especially the letter sent by de Angulo to Boas on December 5, 1934, which details Pomo kinship terms in "Clear Lake" and "Yukaya" Pomo. Other letters in the de Angulo-Boas correspondence may contains other discussion of Pomo languages. In the correspondence with Alfred Kroeber, mentions of Pomo can be found in letters from Kroeber to Boas on December 17, 1907, and May 4, 1927, as well as letter from Boas to Kroeber on May 3, 1930. The collection may contain additional letters and correspondences of relevance beyond these that have not yet been identified.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)
Contributor: Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Bull, Minnie | McLendon, Sally | Barrett, Samuel Alfred, 1879-1965
Description: The Pomo materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consists of occassional information in the notebooks of A.L. Kroeber in Series I-A and II-A. Subseries 4-C unpublished Vocabularies collected by Sally McLendon, Samuel Barrett, and slip biles from the Archives of the Survey of California Indian Languages housed at Berkeley. Series 6, subseries 1 contains a significant amount of linguisitic work done by Sally McLendon focused on the Eastern Pomo.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)
Date: 1939-1940 and undated
Extent: 2 items
Description: Two items relating to Radin's study of Pomo languages. One is his own undated collection of notes on verb forms identified as from South Pomo groups near Healdsburg and Yorkville, California, most likely in the Southern Pomo dialect. The other is A.M. Halpern's "Memorandum on the survey of Pomo languages," consisting of a discussion of Pomo sources, an inventory of Halpern's own material (966 pages of text and 6,600 slips of paradigmatic material), a classification of Pomo languages, and suggestions for further work.
Collection: Paul Radin papers (Mss.497.3.R114)
Date: 1986, 2001-2003, 2009
Extent: 370 pages
Description: The Pomo materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Bauer and O'Connor.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)