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Alternate forms: Chukchansi
Date: circa 1970-1985
Contributor: Berman, Howard | Newman, Stanley S. (Stanley Stewart), 1905-1984 | Kelly, John | Wessell, Viola
Extent: 58 pages
Description: This collection includes a 1985 cover letter from Howard Berman to Stephen Catlett of the American Philosophical Society donating two letters from Stanley Newman (1981 and 1984), a manuscript entitled "Central Sierra Miwok Vocabulary," and an offprint of Berman's article "Some California Penutian Morphological Elements." The letters are Newman's reply to Berman's queries regarding the former's sources for certain elements of the Chukchansi [Yokuts] language--which Berman cited in his article--and Newman's comment on that article. The Miwok manuscript is based on Berman's fieldwork in 1970, working primarily with Miwok speaker John Kelly and to a lesser extent Viola Wessell. Berman notes that this was his first fieldwork and that his inexperience led to some inaccuracies: "I believe that in the instances where Freeland and I disagree, Freeland's recordsings are to be preferred." Note that the offprint has been moved to printed materials.
Collection: Central Sierra Miwok vocabulary (Mss.497.9.B45c)
Alternate forms: Concow, Noamlakee, Nomelaki
Contributor: Susman, Amelia, 1915- | Anderson, Polly | Feliz, Anne | McLaine, Austin | Major, Fred | Young, Lucy | Joe, Alice | Moore, Ralph | Murphey, Edith | Cox, Alice L. | Frazier, William
Subject: Treaties | California--History | Whites--Relations with Indians | Indian Removal, 1813-1903 | Linguistics | Fieldwork | Censuses | Anthropology | Cultural assimilation
Genre: Correspondence | Censuses | Elicitation sessions | Field notebooks | Government documents | Interviews | Maps | Oral histories | Genealogies | Theses | Vocabularies | Essays
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Description: During the late 1930s, Amelia Susman Schultz conducted fieldwork on acculturation at the Round Valley Indian Reservation, California, for a Ph.D. thesis eventually published in 1976. Series II of the Amelia Susman Schultz Papers reflects both periods of research, though mostly the late 1930s. Of particular interest are: ten field notebooks from 1937, most containing some language data (undetermined as yet which languages) in addition to ethnographic notes from discussions with consultants; ethnographic notes arranged by subject (see items titled "Ethnographic notes by subject" in addition to "Notes on full sheets" and "Notes on half sheets"); descriptions of Round Valley's chronology, population history, genealogy, and socioeconomic surveys; and Schultz's works-in-progress, including the original dissertation.
Collection: Amelia Susman Schultz Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.171)
Contributor: Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
Subject: Linguistics | Salishan languages | Folklore | Fieldwork | Ethnography | Anthropology | Ethnology | Oregon--History
Extent: 4 reels
Description: These materials include notes and vocabularies of Salish languages and dialects, manuscripts concerning the Tillamook language and folk tales, and notebooks containing information from various interviews. From originals in the University of Washington Libraries.
Collection: American Indian linguistic materials, 1890-1939 (Mss.Film.1275)