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Coos | Takelma
Language(s): English | Hanis | Takelma
Date: 1909-1917, 1952
Type:Text
Extent: 45 pages
Description: The comparative Penutian materials in the ACLS collection consist of materials in the "Penutian" section of the finding aid. Each of these items (P1.2, P1.3 and P1.4) are comparative vocabularies of Coos and Takelma vocabulary based upon earlier fieldwork by Sapir, Boas, Dixon, and Frachtenberg. See separate entries for individual languages grouped under the "Penutian" label.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chinook | Wasco-Wishram | Kathlamet | Klamath | Modoc | Maidu | Tzeltal | Miwok | Takelma | Tsimshian | Yokuts | Zuni
Date: 1952 and undated
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Essays
Extent: 14 folders
Description: Several items relating to the Penutian language family have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. Of particular interest is Subseries VI. Penutian, including Mayan and Zoque, of Subcollection II, Series II. Research Notes. The contents of this subseries includes folders of materials under the following headings: Chinookan-Chinook, Wishram, Kathlamet; Klamath-Modoc; Maidu; Maya (Tzeltal); Miwok; Penutian; Sahaptin; Takelma; Tsimshian; Yokuts; and Zuni. There are also Penutian materials in Subcollection II, Series IV. Works by Others. These include Leonard Bloomfield's "Penutian" sketch; Giuseppe Francescato's masters thesis, "A Structural Comparison of the Californian Penutian" (1952); and Morris Swadesh's "Problems of Long-Range Comparison in Penutian." Researchers should also view the individual entries for distinct Penutian languages.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Takelma
Alternate forms: Takilma
Language(s): English | Takelma
Date: 1977
Contributor: Kendall, Daythal
Type:Text
Extent: 147 pages
Description: "A Syntactic Analysis of Takelma Texts," regarding decoding and generation of sentences (both simple and complex) and of Text; morphology. Doctoral dissertation in linguistics, University of Pennsylvania.
Collection: A syntactic analysis of Takelma texts, 1972 (Mss.497.3.K34)

Chasta Costa | Shasta | Takelma | Tututni
Date: 1903-1904; 1906
Type:Text
Extent: 5 notebooks (approximately 120 pages each), 6 pages (sheet music), 36 loose pages
Description: The Takelma material in the ACLS consist primarily of materials found in the "Takelma" section of the finding aid, item Pn1.1. The bulk of this material is that recorded by Edward Sapir in 1903-1904, consisting of 5 field notebooks with texts with English translations and medicine formulas (published in 1909) as well as paradigms and other grammatical notes. This material also contains sheet music with transcriptions of four Takelma songs and one each for Chasta Costa, Shasta, and Chinook Jargon. Remaining leaves are vocabulary notes made by H. H. St. Clair. In the "Penutian" section, there are also two sets of "Coos-Takelma-Penutian comparisons" (item P1.2 and P1.3).
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Takelma | Umpqua
Language(s): Takelma | English
Date: 1977-2008
Extent: 3 linear feet; 6 hours (audio)
Description: The majority of Daythal Kendall's linguistic and ethnographic research was on Takelma, and so Takelma materials can be found throughout his collection. He built a large corpus of Takelma lexical items from sources including Edward Sapir's Takelma grammar (of which he hand-annotated many copies) and other works by W. H. Barnhardt, J. P. Harrington and others, some results of which were lexical slip files, in Series 8. From his dissertation in 1977 until the 2000s he worked on Takelma grammar and poetry, including many Coyote stories. There is a dedicated subseries to his research file for Takelma that reflects these. Extensive comparisons with other hypothesized Penutian languages can be found throughout, including in the correspondence Series 1. He also photographed Takelma baskets and the traditional Takelma landscape in several visits to the Takelma community, which can be found in Series 9. Series 11 contains audiocassette recordings of interviews with Verna Kentta, Carl Kentta, Grace Castle, and Clara Riggs.
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)