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Apache
Date: undated
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas' short file of Apache languages consists of Swadesh lists, partially from work by Harry Hoijer, and lexical and grammatical comparisons with other languages, all in Series 2 and 9.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné, Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1994-1996
Genre: Interviews
Extent: 20 audiocassettes (14 hr., 15 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Interviews with numerous Navajo individuals regarding language use, education, and community identity. Recorded in Tsalie, Arizona. (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: Language and ideology in a Navajo school and community (Mss.Rec.260)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné, Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1995
Extent: 1 cassette (DAT, 31 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Navajo conversation between two speakers recorded in Alburquerque, New Mexico in the summer of 1995. (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: Navajo Conversational Discourse (Mss.Rec.256)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné, Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1993
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (1 hr., 11 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Navajo Vocabularies for vowel contrasts and tones recorded with 5 monolingual and 10 bilingual Navajo speakers. (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: Navajo language recordings (Mss.Rec.227)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1995
Genre: Poems | Stories
Extent: 3 sound tape reels (3 hr., 58 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Navajo language recordings made by Andrej A. Kibrik in Arizona in 1995. Consists of three stories told in Navajo, two retold in English, including discussion, and two poems read, translated, and discussed. Also includes elicitations focusing on coordinate constructions and adverbial clause constructions. (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: Navajo language recordings (Mss.Rec.235)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1929-1930; 1932
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 18 notebooks (approximately 125 pages each), approximately 11,000 slips, 172 loose pages
Description: The Navajo materials in the ACLS collection include 3 items in the "Navajo" section of the finding. The largest of these is Sapir's "Navajo texts, field notes, and Vocabularies" which includes 17 notebooks of texts with interlinear translations and a word slip file derived from these texts that numbers around 11,000 slips. There is also Sapir's "List of Navaho stems," and Morris Swadesh's class notes based on Edward Sapir's lectures on the Navaho language, containing grammatical notes, texts with translation, 175-word vocabulary, and a brief descriptive essay. In the "Yana" section of the finding aid, see also Swadesh's "Yana and Navaho notes," containing class notes from Sapir's lectures on Yana, Navaho, with comparative Athapascan material.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Navajo
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: circa 1938-1959 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 6 folders
Description: Five items relating to Navajo language and culture have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II. There is relevant correspondence with M. Dale Kinkade (regarding a comparative work on color and anatomical terms in Salish, Navajo, and English); Navajo material in a folder labeled "Athabascan (Chipewyan)" as well as a separate Navajo folder in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries II. Na-Dene; a Navajo story ("Coyote files with the Birds") in the Southwestern Indian Tales category in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II: American Indian Tales for Children; Harry Tschopik's map of "Indian Languages in New Mexico, A.D. 1600" (1938) in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries V: American Indian Languages; and Beverly Hung Fincher's article "On the Phonemic Status of Navaho Stress" (1959) in Series IV. Works by Others. Note that a digital image of Tschopik's map is available through the APS's Digital Library.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Navajo
Language(s): Navajo | English
Date: 1976-2007
Type:Text
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Daythal Kendall discussed Navajo materials, at the American Philosophical Society and in private collections, with Meghan O'Donnel and Anthony Vitelli (Series 1) and possessed some Essays from the American Anthropological Association (Series 7).
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1885-1891, 1915-1916
Extent: 2 notebooks
Description: The Navajo materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of items in multiple sections of the finding aid. In Subcollection I, Series I, "Correspondence", see Parsons' "Project report for Navajo archaeology." In Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc.", see Stephen's "Navaho Notebook" (item 42). In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes," see "Zuni - Notebook" 1915-1916, which contains some Navajo information. Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné, Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1926-1956; undated
Type:Text
Extent: 7 items
Description: Various materials relating to the study of Navajo language, including 11 notebooks of Navajo songs; 5 notebooks on the Navajo Night Chant in phonetic transcription, with notes in English on language and ceremony; Navajo conversations; Navajo stories; manuscript of Hoijer's Navajo lexicon published in the University of California Publications in Linguistics series (no. 78, 1974); notes on various aspects of Navajo grammar and phonology, with comparisons with other Athapascan languages and reconstructions for Proto-Athapascan; and notes and letters regarding Chic Sandoval's fieldwork on Navajo. Some materials may be restricted to due potential cultural sensitivity, and are noted as such in the guide to the collection.
Collection: Harry Hoijer Collection (Mss.497.3.H68)