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Purépecha
Alternate forms: Tarascan, Tarasco
Language(s): Purepecha | Spanish | English
Date: 1939-1940
Type:Text
Extent: 5 notebooks, 26 loose pages, 1000 slips
Description: The Tarascan materials in the ACLS collection consists of items found in the "Tarascan" section of the finding aid. "Tarascan ethnologic and linguistic notes" contains linguistic forms, terms for parents, vocabulary of 600 items, list of names of natural and cultural obiects, and interviews and material on land division and agriculture. There is also a Purépecha-Spanish lexical file of over 1000 word slips, plus brief additional writings, including a handbook for writing the language. In the “Mexico” section of the finding aid, see “Comparative vocabularies of various Indian languages of Mexico,” which includes Purépecha vocabulary.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Purépecha
Alternate forms: Tarascan, Tarasco
Language(s): English | Purepecha
Date: circa 1956
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Essays
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Two items relating to the Purépecha (Tarascan) language have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are both in Subcollection I, and consist of Alan C. Ware's essay "Suffixation in Tarascan" (1956) in Series IV. Works by Others; and a "Tarascan" folder containing linguistic notes and notes on secondary materials in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Purépecha
Alternate forms: Tarascan (pej.)
Date: 1966-1969
Contributor: Rosenthal, Jane M.
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: While a student at the University of Chicago, Jane Rosenthal filled two field notebooks with Purepecha and Classical Nahuatl. These can be found in Series 3, along with reprints.
Collection: Jane M. Rosenthal Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.129)

Purépecha
Alternate forms: Tarascan (pej.)
Date: 1982, 2000-2002
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: William Bright's original work on Tarascan was the recording of lexical and grammatical elictations with consultants Odelon Aparacio and Rafaela de la Cruz, Ichupio, Michoacan, Mexico (Series 3 Subseries 1). Bright also analyzed its verbal morphology and discussed the borrowing of the word "tarascan" into Nahuatl (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)