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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)

Maya
Language(s): Yucateco | Tojolabal | English
Date: ca.1981-1986
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 5 folders
Description: Jane Rosenthal's Maya materials are mostly Tojolabal, consisting of others' publications, conference presentations and notes, in addition to a microfiche of N. Louanna Furbee's text Concordance and dictionary, published by the University of Missouri-Columbia. There is also a draft of a William F. Hanks paper on historiography in Maya texts, and an excerpt from Marlys McClaren's dissertation on creating a Yucatec dictionary. Everything can be found in Series 5.
Collection: Jane M. Rosenthal Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.129)