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Chontal, Highland
Date: 1971
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (1 hr., 3 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: The Highland Chontal material in James Crawford's "Recordings of Native American languages" collection consist of recordings in "Series 6: Chontal" that are readings of entries from Paul R. Turner and Shirley Turner's "Dictionary: Chontal to Spanish-English, Spanish to Chontal." (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: James Crawford Recordings of Native American languages (Mss.Rec.184)

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)

Tzotzil
Alternate forms: Maya
Language(s): Tzotzil | Spanish
Date: 1949, undated
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 1 volume, 1 tape
Description: William Bright's only Tzotzil materials consist of a Tzotzil-Spanish-Tzotzil dictionary produced by the SIL in 1949 (Series 2), and an audio tape titled only “Tzotzil” (contents are as yet unidentified, Series 6).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)