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Aymara | Quechua
Language(s): English | Aymara | Spanish | Dutch | Jaqaru
Date: 1950-1972
Description: The Aymara materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of comparative linguistics and studies of kinship in Series II. Of particular interest are the audio recordings in Series VII on the folklore of the Ayar Incas. The correspondence, in Series I, contains information of the geographic distribution of the language, Lounsbury's analysis of the language and its relationship to Quechua, Christian scriptures in Aymara, Morris Swadesh's work on genetic classification of Native American languages, and geographic distribution of Aymara population.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Lenape
Alternate forms: Delaware
Date: 1859-1860
Extent: 1 dictionary (820 p.); 8 maps
Description: A completed dictionary, based on various printed authorities (Zeisberger, Heckewelder, etc.). Contains a separate dictionary of place names organized by states. Maps of portions of Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and New York. Maps beyond Lenape territory may contain Powhatan, Susquehannock, Mohegan-Pequot, Quiripi-Unquachaog, Carolina Algonquian, and Pamlico place names.
Collection: English-Lenni Lenape and Lenni Lenape-English dictionary (Mss.497.33.H39)

Haudenosaunee | Onondaga
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): Dutch | English | Onondaga
Date: 1928-1930
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Description: The Onondaga materials in the Frans Olbrechts Papers consist of numerous items, primarily concentrated in "Series II: Onondaga." Noteworthy materials in this section include several voluminous notebooks (listed as items 2-4 in the series) containing Onondaga word and phrases lists and stories. For the notebooks that make up item 3, "Langauge and Grammar," pages 694-798 contain traditional names, with translations, organized according to clan and gender. Other items in this series include notes on midwinter ceremonies, as well as 3 boxes containing a lexical file of several thousand vocabulary slips derived from the content of the notebooks. In Series I, see Item "4: Handsome Lake materials," which includes several photograpsh of Onondaga people. Item 5, "Schoon Meer," includes one newspaper clipping on Chief Albert Schanandoah of the Onondaga, dated December 8, 1929. Item"6: Comparative relative pronouns," includes Onondaga vocabulary, as does item "10: Iroquoian languages lexical files." Finally, in Series III, see items 11 and 13.
Collection: Frans M. Olbrechts papers (Mss.497.3.OL2)

Quechua
Language(s): Quechua | English | Dutch
Type:Text
Description: The Quechua materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of Vocabularies in Series II and 13 boxes of word slips in Series VI. The correspondence in Series I includes Oscar Altamirano's work on Quechua, Christian scriptures in Quechua, Ron Beukema's work on phonology and morphology, Eugene Hammel's notes on Quechua kinship and marriage, William Mangin's work on Quechua in Peru, Richar Schaedel's Quechua work on Mochik or Yunga (Chipaya), Joseph Tulchin in Quechua language geographic distribution, and Andrew Weiss's study of Quechua in Bolivia.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Haudenosaunee | Seneca
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): Dutch | English | Seneca
Date: 1929-1930
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 319 pages, 8 cards
Description: The Seneca materials in the Frans Olbrechts Papers consist of 6 items, found in different sections of the finding aid. In Series I, see items 6 and 7, which include Seneca vocabulary, some in charts comparing them to other Iroquoian languages. Item 9 in this series, "Seneca texts," contains 2 Seneca stories, with partial English interlinear translation. In Series II, item "2: Onondaga and Seneca notebook" includes 36 pages of notes in English on Seneca grammar, and item "9: Field notes, Tuscarora trip" includes Seneca words and phrases given by Peter Doctor. Finally, in Series III, item 14 partially includes texts in Seneca given by Avis Doxtater. See also item "10: Iroquoian languages lexical files," which includes comparative vocabulary of multiple Iroquoian languages.
Collection: Frans M. Olbrechts papers (Mss.497.3.OL2)