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Date: 1949 and undated
Subject: Ethnography | Linguistics | Washington (State)--History | Politics and government | Folklore
Extent: 13 pages; 1 notebook; 750 cards
Description: The Makah materials in the ACLS collection consist of two items in the "Makah" section of the finding aid. Boas' "Makah lexicon" consists of 738 cards arranged in such categories as animals, parts of the body, natural objects, etc. Swadesh's field notes from 1949 consists of 1 field notebook and some loose pages, and include vocabularies, ethnographic notes, and texts. One text on tribal councils, told by George Swan, is a transcript of a recording included in Swadesh's "Nootka and Makah stories" audio collection, listed separately in this guide.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Contributor: Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Jacobsen, William H. | Miller, Wick R. | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas' Makah file appears to be mostly derived from work by William Jacobsen, who frequently assisted Haas with developing her collection throughout her life. These include correspondence (Series 1 and 2) and parts of lexica, often compared with Ditidaht and Nuu-chah-nulth especially. The largest lexicon is in Series 9, from work by Leo Frachtenberg and Morris Swadesh, at around 1000 slips.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)
Extent: 4 folders
Description: The Makah materials in the Susan Golla Papers consist of "Makah Days" by the Makah Days Committee, a conference handout from William H. Jacobsen, Jr., a museum exhibit leaflet for the Makah Cultural and Research Center (all Series IV), and a description of the opening of this museum in the June 4 - July 7 1978 field notebook (Series II Subseries I).
Collection: Susan Golla papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.89)
Contributor: Jacobsen, William H.
Extent: 1 volume
Description: Makah materials in William Bright's papers consist only of the book “First Lessons in Makah” by William H. Jacobsen (Series 2). For other work by William Jacobsen in the William O. Bright Papers, see Salinan materials.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)
Alternate forms: Nootka
Contributor: Gallic, Seymour | Kishkish, Peter | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Swan, Charlie | Williams, Frank
Subject: British Columbia--History | Folklore | Music | Social life and customs | Washington (State)--History
Extent: 3 sound tape reels (2 hr., 46 min) : DIGITIZED
Description: Nuu-chah-nulth songs and stories, and Makah stories, recorded by Morris Swadesh on 5 wire spools in Port Alberni and Neah Bay in 1949. Includes Nuu-chah-nulth (primarily Tseshaht) music, group singing, historical stories, and stories in Makah. (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: Nootka and Makah songs and stories (Mss.Rec.8)