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Cochiti
Alternate forms: Kotyit
Date: 1919-1940, 1957
Type:Text
Extent: 552 pages, 6 notebooks
Description: The Cochiti materials in the ACLS collection consist of several items in multiple sections of the finding aid. In the "Cochiti" section of the finding aid, there is a set of 5 field notebooks recorded by Boas in 1921-1922 containing his original field notes, texts, Vocabularies, paradigms, and notes in German shorthand. A second set of loose-leaf notes consists of texts with interlinear translations derived from the notebooks, 20 of which were later rendered into free translations by Ruth Benedict and published in 1931. In the "Keresan" section, Boas' "Keresan word list and linguistic notes" contains 8 folders of Laguna and Cochiti grammatical, linguistic, folkloristic, and ethnographic materials. His "Keresan lexical file" contains 8,000 Keresan terms, with some references to manuscripts from which they were derived, many of which are likely Cochiti. (This file may contain Western Keres as well.) In the "Laguna" section of the finding aid, Boas' "Laguna Vocabularies and texts" includes Keresan, Laguna, and Cochiti Vocabularies, grammatical notes, and texts. Lastly, in the "Tewa" section, "Cochiti and San Juan Pueblo songs" contains words, music, paraphrase of text, lists of ceremonial terms, and a "Phonologic chart for Cochiti Keresan and Tewa-Tanoan." NOTE: Portions of this material may be restricted due to potential cultural sensitivity.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Cowichan
Alternate forms: Coast Salish
Language(s): English | German | Halkomelem
Date: 1886, 1888
Type:Text
Extent: 2 notebooks
Description: The Cowichan materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic or ethnographic notes, some possibly in German shorthand, located within Field notes 1886 #3 and Field notes 1888 #2.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)

Ditidaht
Alternate forms: Nitinat
Language(s): Ditidaht | English | German
Date: 1886
Type:Text
Extent: 1 notebook
Description: The Ditidaht materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic or ethnographic notes, some possibly in German shorthand, located within Field notes 1886 #3.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)

Salish, Coast | Musqueam | Qayqayt | Stó:lō | Tsawwassen | Tsleil-Waututh
Alternate forms: Hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
Language(s): English | German | Halkomelem
Date: 1890, 1934
Type:Text
Extent: 2 notebooks, and approx. 100 loose pages
Description: The Downriver Halkomelem materials in the ACLS collection include 1 item in the "Chinook" section of the finding aid. This item is "Field notes on Chinookan and Salishan languages and Gitamat, Molala, and Masset." Notebooks 3 and 4 include ethnographic and linguistic notes on "Lower Frasier" language, some of which was recorded with George Sts'ailes. Some of these notes are in German shorthand. In the "Nooksack" section of the finding aid, Smith's "Vocabularies in Nooksack and other Coast Salishan languages" consists of a comparative word list that includes "Muskokwim" (probably Musqueam) and Katzie. In the "Halkomelem" section of the finding aid, see "Nanaimo, Cowichan, and Lower Fraser materials."
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Haida
Language(s): English | German | Haida
Date: 1888
Type:Text
Extent: 2 notebooks
Description: The Haida materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic or ethnographic notes, some possibly in German shorthand, located within Field notes 1888 #1 and Field notes 1888 #2.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)

Heiltsuk
Alternate forms: Bella Bella, Haíɫzaqv
Date: 1886, 1888, 1889
Type:Text
Extent: 4 notebooks
Description: The Heiltsuk materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of mainly linguistic and perhaps some ethnographic notes, some possibly in German shorthand, located within some sections of Field notes 1886 #1, Field notes 1888 #1, Field notes 1888 #2, and Field notes 1889 #1.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)

Heiltsuk
Alternate forms: Bella Bella, Haíɫzaqv
Date: circa 1923-1930
Extent: 2,219 slips; 5 notebooks; 175 pages; 243 pages
Description: The Heiltsuk materials in the ACLS collection are located in the "Bella Bella" section of the finding aid, which contains a full listing. The majority of the materials were recorded or assembled by Franz Boas and George Hunt in the 1920s and consist predominantly of texts with interlinear translations (some in English only), lingusitic notes, and lexical files. The item "Bella Bella notes" (item 4) by Herman Haeberlin contains color drawings of numerous Heiltsuk masks with accompanying commentary in English.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Inuit
Alternate forms: Aivilik, Eskimo, Inuk, Inuttitut, Nunatsiavut
Date: 1883-1929
Extent: 184 pages; 2900 slips; 18 drawings
Description: The Inuit materials in the ACLS collection consists of several items in the "Eskimo" section of the finding aid. The core materials are Boas' fieldwork materials from Baffinland in 1883, his first fieldwork trip. "Eskimo ethnographic notes from Baffinland" includes vocabulary, texts, and ethnographic notes. "Eskimo texts" includes several text written in syllabic script, and includes other texts as well, some with interlinear translations, and additional vocabulary lists. This material comes from Hamilton Inlet (Labrador), Hudson Bay, and Cumberland Sound. "Eskimo interlinear texts" includes brief additional texts. Boas' "Eskimo lexicon" consists of an extensive German-Inuit vocabulary file of over 2900 slips. Boas' "Eskimo Songs" consists of song texts with translations. Lastly, "Eskimo folklore" consists of materials on stories, customs, and cooking and building methods, sent to Boas by George Comer, largely from the Southampton Island and Repulse Bay region. A table of content of the Comer materials is available upon request.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Inuit
Alternate forms: Eskimo
Date: 1883-1884
Extent: 2 notebooks, 1 folder
Description: The Inuit materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic and ethnographic notes, some in German shorthand, as well as sketches, found in his "Baffinland diary" and "Baffinland notebook" from his first fieldwork trip in 1883-1884. See also his "Inuit Vocabularies and proper names," located in box 3.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)

K'ómoks
Alternate forms: Island Comox, Eeqswem
Language(s): Comox | English | German
Date: 1886
Type:Text
Extent: 3 notebooks
Description: The Island Comox materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic or ethnographic notes, some possibly in German shorthand, located within Field notes 1886 #2, Field notes 1886 #3, and Field notes 1886 #4.
Collection: Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)