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Bakairi
Language(s): English | Bakairi | Portuguese
Date: 1950
Description: The Bakairi materials in the Lounsbury Papers include recordings of the Bakairi language made in 1950, which can be found in Series VII. In Series I, see correspondence with Rev. Father Giles Gardiner and Carlo Harmon. In the "South America" section of Series II, see the folder "Paressi and Bakaire," which includes vocabulary.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Bororo
Language(s): English | Guarani | Bororo | Paresi | Portuguese
Date: 1950
Description: The Bororo materials in the Lounsbury Papers include linguistic materials in Series II. There are a significant number of audio recordings of narratives and chanting in Series VII. The correspondence, in Series I, includes Zarko Levak's work on the Bororo, Carl Schuster's photographs of Bororo jaguar skin robes. See also correspondence with the Eastman Kodak Company about photos of Bororo people that they refused to develop.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Tupi
Language(s): Portuguese | Tupi
Date: 1686
Subject: Literature | Religion
Type:Text
Genre: Poems
Extent: 1 volume, 93 p.
Description: Manuscript copy of a printed work (Lisboa, Deslandes, 1686); includes poems, statement of Christian doctrine with Portuguese translation, three catechetical dialogues. Complete title is "Catecismo brasilico da doutrina Christáa, com o ceremonial dos sacramentos, & mais actos parochiaes; composto por padres doutos da Companhia de Jesus; emendado nesta segunda impressao pelo P. Bertholameu de Leam..."
Collection: Catecismo brasilico da doutrina Christãa com o ceremonial dos sacramentos, & mais actos parochiaes (Mss.238.Ar1)

Guarani | Quechua | Aymara | Maya
Date: 1936-1950
Description: The Guarani materials in the Lounsbury Papers can be found in multiple sections of the collection. In Series I, there is correspondence from Rahder, Rubin, and Tulchin. In Series II, in the "Other Languages and Cultures of the Americas" section, there are Lounsbury's notes, "Têtagüá Sapucài (Grito del Pueblo)," which accompany sound recordings. In the "South America" section of Series II, see Fieldnotes #5, under "Brazil," and "Terena and Guarani Wire Recordings Tables of Contents." In Series VII, there are two sets of digitized recordings, "Paraguayan Popular Music" and "Terena-Guarani." Of special interest among the audio is the "Story of the Guarani creator, Tupi, and the creation of the Guarani people" told by Pedro Coelho de Suza.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Umutina
Language(s): Umotina | Portuguese
Date: 1950
Genre: Stories
Description: The Umotina materials in the Lounsbury papers contain highly valuable recordings of a language from Brazil now considered to be extinct. The correspondence, in Series I, consists of recordings made by Roman Jakobson.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Waimiri-Atroari
Date: 1991-1993
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Series I contains correspondence from Austregasilo de Athayde on a Waimiri-Atroari education program. In Series II, Other Languages and Cultures of the Americas - South America, there is a folder titled "Waimari" containing a variety of manuscripts including a dictionary and photographs.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)