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Tolowa
Language(s): Tolowa | Yurok | English
Date: 1961-1962
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: In 1962 William Bright conducted a small amount of fieldwork on Tolowa and Yurok. His Tolowa consultant was Etta Lopez, then 97 years old, and the field notebook can be found in Series 3 Subseries 1. He also collected newspaper clippings on Tolowa speakers and researchers (Series 2).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Wiyot
Language(s): Wiyot | English | Yurok
Date: ca.1950s-1993
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Description: In 1958, with the publication of the article “Algonkian-Ritwan: The End of a Controversy”, Mary Haas used her materials on Wiyot, Yurok, and Algonquian languages to make a case for their genetic relationship. There are therefore many Wiyot-Yurok comparisons present throughout the collection, especially lexical slip files in Series 9. Much is derived from the work of Karl V. Teeter, to which correspondence with Ives Goddard (Series 1) and others alude. Wiyot also appears at the end of a field notebook from 1966, during which time Haas was conducting small documentations of Californian languages (Series 2).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Yurok
Language(s): English | Yurok
Date: 1915, 1927, 1935
Type:Text
Extent: 1 notebook (91 pages), 30 pages
Description: The Yurok materials in the ACLS collection consist mainly of two items in the "Yurok" section of the finding aid. One is a single notebook recorded by Edward Sapir from 1927, which contains Vocabularies, paradigms, and texts recorded at the Hupa Reservation. Additionally, there is an undated short vocabulary recorded by Freeland and de Angulo from speaker Robert Nat from Lower Klamath River.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Yurok
Language(s): Yurok | English
Date: ca.1950-1963
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas conducted fieldwork in the early 1950s on Yurok music and language, tapes of which can be found in Series 10, and a brief field notebook with “Mrs. Roberts” in Series 2. In 1958, with the publication of the article “Algonkian-Ritwan: The End of a Controversy”, Mary Haas used her materials on Yurok, Wiyot and Algonquian languages to make a case for their genetic relationship. The vast majority of the remaining Yurok materials in Mary Haas' collection relate to this, including extensive comparative and standalone lexical card files (Series 9) and some correspondence (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Yurok
Language(s): Yurok | English
Subject: Linguistics | Music | Botany
Extent: 1 linear foot
Description: William Bright's Yurok materials include audio recordings he made around the same time as recording Karuk, especially of songs. The originals are generally stored at the Berkeley Language Center, but are also housed at the American Philosophical Society, Series 6. There are three notebooks from a fieldtrip made in the early 1960s in Series 3 Subseries 1 (one of which begins with Tolowa language information), in addition to several other elicited lexica in Series 2. He revisited in 1977, the itinerary for which is in Series 4.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Yurok
Language(s): English | Yurok
Date: 1987
Genre: Stories
Extent: 1 audiocassette (41 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Stories given in Yurok and English, elicited from Mrs. Florence Shaughnessy. Contains "Otters and Dog," "How Fish Got in the River," "Making Baskets," and "Manroot Bulbs". Recorded in California in January 1987. (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: Yurok texts (Mss.Rec.168)