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Extent: 5 audiocassettes (5 hr., 7 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Field recordings made in Sliammon, British Columbia in August 1985 by Paul D. Kroeber with consultant Mary George. Predominantly consists of linguistic elicitation of Comox words and phrases. Includes a brief Shaker narrative. (NOTE: This 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: Comox field recordings (Mss.Rec.153)
Alternate forms: Ayeahjuthum, Catloltq, Éy7á7juuthem, Island Comox, K'omoks, Sliammon
Date: Circa 1890, 1900, Circa 1910, 1934
Contributor: Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Extent: 201 pages, 2 maps
Description: The Comox materials in the ACLS collection consist of several items relating to the Island Comox dialect, located in multiple sections of the finding aid. The primary material is in the "Comox" section of the finding aid, where there are two items recorded by Franz Boass. From 1890, there is "Comox-Satlolk materials" in German and English with Comox vocabulary and text with interlinear German translation, along with Satlolk-English vocabulary. "Comox and Pentlatch texts" contains texts with interlinear translations, most typed up from earlier fieldwork. In the "Pentlatch" section, "Pentlatch materials" contains 1 page of miscellaneous Island Comox sentences. In the "Salish" section, "Comparative vocabularies of eight Salishan languages" includes Comox vocabulary derived from fieldwork and compared with other Salish languages. Finally, in the "Kwakiutl" section of the finding aid, "Maps of Vancouver Island, with Kwakiutl place names" (item W1a.11) includes some maps with Comox place names. "Kwakiutl ethnographic materials" (item 31) includes small amounts of occasional reference to Comox matters pertaining to their relations with the southern Kwakwaka'wakw tribes.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Date: 1982, 1985-1986, 1992
Extent: 711 pages
Description: The Comox materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Kroeber and Watanabe.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Extent: 4 audiocassettes (5 hr., 27 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings of the Comox or Sliammon language. Contains numerous linguistic elicitation sessions for adjectives, verbs, miscelleanous expressions, animals, plants, insects, berries, clothing, trees, sea life, natural phenomena, household items, parts of the body, names of winds, and fishing-related vocabulary. Recorded at Powell River, British Columbia, by Honoré Watanabe from July to October 1991. (NOTE: This 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: Interviews with Comox Indians (Mss.Rec.169)
Alternate forms: Island Comox, Eeqswem
Contributor: Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
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)