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Ch'ol | Maya
Language(s): Chol
Date: 1979
Genre: Stories
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (2 min.)
Description: NOTE: This guide entry only describes the audio collection (formerly call number Mss.SMs.Coll.15), which has been merged with recently processed manuscripts materials to form the Victoria R. Bricker Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.178). This entry does not reflect manuscript materials or any understanding of the audio since receiving the manuscript materials, and is in the process of being updated. The Chol materials in this collection consist of one 2-minute untranslated story in the language.  (The audio 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: Victoria R. Bricker Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.178)

Chontal
Language(s): Chol | English
Date: 1826
Type:Text
Extent: 7 pages
Description: The "Chontal" materials in this collection consist of one manuscript listed in the finding aid as item 26, Rafinesque's "Vocabulary of the Chontal language and its dialects reading from Guatimala to Panama & Darien," which includes some commentary on comparative linguistics of indigenous languages of Guatemala. Given his association of the language with Guatemala, the language may be Chol, which he lists as a "Chontal type" in the "The American Nations," published in 1836.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)