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Language(s): Spanish | Abipon
Date: 1967
Contributor: Najlis, Elena L.
Subject: Linguistics
Genre: Essays
Extent: 41 pages
Description: "Descripcion del Abipon" regarding phonology, morphology, and syntax. Forwarded with letter to Carl F. Voegelin.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)

Alternate forms: Amochco, Tzañcue
Language(s): Spanish | Amuzgo, Ipalapa
Date: 1923, 1939
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 544 pages
Description: The Amuzgo materials in the ACLS collection consists of two items. In the “Mexico” section of the finding aid, see “Comparative vocabularies of various Indian languages of Mexico” (item AM5) which includes Amuzgo vocabulary. In the “Zapotec” section of the finding aid, see de Angulo's “Estudio gramatical de las lenguas de la familia zapoteca” (item Z.1) which includes Amuzgo information and ten ink sketches of maps showing linguistic groups. These materials may utilize data from Francisco Belmar's "Investigación sobre el idioma amuzgo" from 1901.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Apache, Western | Apache, Jicarilla
Alternate forms: Ndee
Date: 1981-2003
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 3 folders
Description: William Bright's Apache file consists mostly of correspondence with Philip Greenfeld, particularly of Spanish loanwords into Western Apache (Series 1). There is also a Jicarilla Apache dictionary, with marginalia by Bright, in Series 2.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Kaqchikel | Maya
Alternate forms: Cakchiquel, Cakchikel, Kaqchiquel
Language(s): Kaqchikel | Spanish
Date: circa 1650
Extent: 1 volume, 78 leaves
Description: A copy made in 1748 of Maldonado's "Ramilette" or anthology of 12 dialogues, together with a copy of an unknown "Doctrina Christiana" of 1556. Includes grammatical notes and vocabulary. Donor, Academia de Ciencias de Guatemala, through Mariano Gálvez, 1836.
Collection: Mayan Language Texts, 1553-1727 (Mss.497.43.V42)

Manche Ch'ol | Maya
Alternate forms: Cholti
Language(s): Ch'olti' | Spanish
Date: 1695
Extent: 1 volume, 282 pages
Description: This is a copy of Morán's "libro grande" (1625-1650), and includes two versions of the grammar (in different hands), confessional materials, and a vocabulary of 500 words which has been added to the others. The first three pages are a narrative of Spanish missions (1689-1692) by Thomas Murillo. Donor, Academia de Ciencias de Guatemala, through Mariano Gálvez, 1836.
Collection: Mayan Language Texts, 1553-1727 (Mss.497.43.V42)

Language(s): Spanish
Date: circa 16th century
Genre: Microfilms
Extent: 129 reels
Description: This is a collection of documents relating to post-conquest social, cultural, and legal processes in Guatemala, which were culled from the Archivo General de Indias in Seville by the Hispanic-Latin American Research Project beginning in 1967. There is a 65-page guide to the collection, Guide to the Documents from the Archivo General de Indias pertaining to the Audiencia de Guatemala. Originals in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Donor, Ruben E. Reina, December 1974.
Collection: Audiencia de Guatemala, 16th cent. (Mss.Film.1337)

Aymara | Quechua
Language(s): English | Aymara | Spanish | Dutch | Jaqaru
Date: 1950-1972
Description: The Aymara materials in the Lounsbury Papers consist of comparative linguistics and studies of kinship in Series II. Of particular interest are the audio recordings in Series VII on the folklore of the Ayar Incas. The correspondence, in Series I, contains information of the geographic distribution of the language, Lounsbury's analysis of the language and its relationship to Quechua, Christian scriptures in Aymara, Morris Swadesh's work on genetic classification of Native American languages, and geographic distribution of Aymara population.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Language(s): English | Spanish | Aymara
Date: 1988, 1991
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright's only Aymara item is correspondence with Lucy Briggs on a Spanish-language Aymara grammar (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Language(s): English | Spanish
Date: 1925
Extent: 1 folder
Description: The Eugenics Record Office Records consist of 330.5 linear feet of materials relating to the ERO, founded in 1910 for the study of human heredity and as a repository for genetic data on human traits. The Eugenics Record Office Papers (1670-1964) contain trait schedules, newspaper clippings, manuscript essays, pedigree charts, article abstracts, reprints, magazine articles, bibliographies, photographs, hair samples, postcard pictures, card files, and some correspondence which document the projects of the Eugenics Record Office during the thirty-four years of its operation. Aztec materials include Folder "A:9772. Mexico" (1925), located in Series I. Trait Files, Box #65, which contains "Mexican Folkways," a booklet of brief essays such as "The Magic of Love Among the Aztecs" and "Coatlicue, An Aztec Goddess." Edited by Frances Toor with short offerings from Mario Gamio and several others. It was intended for the education of North American students of Spanish, and each essay appears in both English and Spanish on the advice of Franz Boas and others.
Collection: Eugenics Record Office Records (Mss.Ms.Coll.77)

Language(s): Spanish
Date: 1785-1806?
Contributor: Unknown
Extent: 18 pages
Description: One of various items related to the Dupaix expeditions of 1806 (totaling four loose notebooks with 23 ink and pencil sketches of Mexican ruins and hieroglyphics featuring fragmented text, in Spanish, with images of construction and decoration on stonework, pottery and buildings of various native ruins of the Yucatan). This item, "Varios modas de pintar. Y por geroglificos en el fresco y al temple," is a brief discussion of coloring techniques with some mention of figures used.
Collection: Notes on Mexican Antiquities (Mss.913.72.N84)