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Pomo
Language(s): English | Pomo, Central
Date: 1920-1935;
Type:Text
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," which contains an autobiography of William Ralganal Benson, dictated in the Yukaya dialect, along with grammatical notes. Additional items include grammatical and other linguistic studies by de Angulo. In the "Achumawi" section, the first two items 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)

Quechua | Cocama | Tohono O'odham | Akimel O'odham | Cocama
Alternate forms: Papago, Pima
Date: 1941-1948
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: Materials relating to Quechua language and culture. Includes John Peabody Harrington's correspondence with John Alden Mason regarding Harrington's work on the Hokan nature of Quechua and on Pima-Papago [Tohono O'odham, and possibly Akimel O'odham]; Harrington's "The nominal derivational suffixes of Quechua" with a list of the suffixes with examples, a brief discussion by Harrington, and Mason's comments; Harrington's "Adjective derivational suffixes of Quechua," a listing of suffixes with brief comments and one slip of Mason's comments; and Harrington and Luis Valcárcel's "Grammarlets of the Quechua and Cocama languages," with grammatical sketch of Quechua and a very brief sketch of Cocama [Cocama-Cocamilla].
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)