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Hupa | Wiyot | Karuk | Shasta | Achumawi | Atsugewi | Yana | Wintu | Maidu | Modoc | Tübatulabal | Yokuts
Alternate forms: Karok, Na:tini-xwe
Date: 1949-1952 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 5 folders
Description: Several items relating to the indigenous peoples and languages of the region now known as California have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. This entry is intended as a catch-all for items Voegelin himself grouped under the general heading of "California." Researchers should also view the entries for specific culture groups and languages. The various subseries devoted to Hokan, Penutian, and Uto-Aztecan languages in Subcollection II, Series II. Research Notes might also be of interest. The following "California" items are all located in Subcollection II. They include a comparative vocabulary of California tribes (with words from from Hupa, Wiyot, Karuk, Shasta, Achumawi, Atsugewi, Konkow [Northwest Maidu], Yana, Wintu, Maidu, and Modoc) in Subcollection II, Series II. Research Notes, Subseries V. Hokan. There are two items in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries IX. Uto-Aztecan, except Hopi: a folder on "Baja California" containing notes excerpting "Tribes and Languages of Baja California" by William C. Massey, vol 5, pp. 272-307 (1949), and a folder containing comparative charts of . There are two stories--"Coyote and the Women Hunters" (Tübatulabal) and "Measuring Worm Rescues Two Boys" (Yokuts)--in the California Indian Tales category in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II: American Indian Tales for Children. Finally, there is a copy of Giuseppe Francescato's masters thesis "A Structural Comparison of the Californian Penutian" (1952) in Series IV. Works by Others.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Achumawi | Chibcha | Coahuiltecan | Lenca | Ngäbe | Subtiaba | Washo | Xinca | Yana | Yuki
Date: 1917-1925, 1931
Type:Text
Extent: 1 page, circa 1,300 cards and slips
Description: The Hokan materials in the ACLS collection consist mainly of two items in the "Hokan" section of the finding aid. The main item is Sapir's "Hokan-Siouan comparisons" lexical file. This consists of comparisons among various families of the proposed Hokan-Siouan phylum. Dividers separate sections as follows: Hokan-Siouan (Yuki; Muskogean: Caddoan; Siouan; Hokan-type Coahuiltecan-Butiaba); Washo-Hokan; Hokan-Coahuiltecan; Yana-Hokan. Subdivided by stems, grammatical categories, and occasionally by meaning. There is an additional brief document by Kroeber with work lists of 21 English items with equivalents in Yuman, Hokan, Subtiaba, Xinca, Lenca, Chibcha, Guayom, Chibchan, Zoque, and Mixe, taken from published and unpublished sources. In the "Achumawi" section of the finding aid, there are two items by Jaime de Angulo examining the relationship of Achumawi to the proposed Hokan language family.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Kwtsaan
Alternate forms: Quechan, Yuma
Language(s): Quechan | English | Yana | Karuk
Date: undated
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Kwtsaan, or “Yuma” as Haas referred to it, appears in comparative linguistics work, mostly in the form of lexical slip files in Series 9. The most extensive of these lexica is from work by A. M. Halpern, covering several hundred cards, and there are also lexical files with dedicated comparison to Karuk and Yana.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Tonkawa
Language(s): Tonkawa | English | Karuk | Yana
Date: 1964
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Tonkawa features in several lexica, including a Swadesh list and comparisons with other languages. Most prominent of these is a dedicated lexical slip file of between 450 and 900 slip files (Series 9) and correspondence with Karl-Heinz Gursky that includes comparisons with Yana and Karuk (Series 1). Other items of note include an index of Harry Hoijer's "An Analytical Dictionary of the Tonkawa Language" from 1949, with corrections in marginalia, and comparative phonology between neighboring languages by Morris Swadesh, both in Series 2.
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Wintu
Date: 1821-1953
Type:Text
Description: The Wintun materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers include a wealth of material collected by Pitkin from other scholars as well as his own linguistic work. The work of Paul Radin, A.L. Kroeber, Jeremiah Curtin, and T.T. Waterman can be found in Subcollection I, Series I and Series II. In Subcollection II, Pitkin's field notes of stories, songs, and myths are typed but were never published. Subseries 4-B and 4-C, "Source Texts," contains creation myths collected by Curtin, works by Kroeber, Albert Gatschet, and J.P. Harrington, Vocabularies collected by Morris Swadish, C. Hart Merriam, Arroyo de la Guesta (1821). Subseries 5 includes Pitkin's work on comparative Wintun Vocabularies and Proto-Wintun as well as Kenneth Whistler's work on Proto-Wintun. Series 6 has a large number of Wintun word slips.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Yana
Language(s): English | Yana
Date: 1907-1928; 1932
Type:Text
Extent: 26 notebooks, 4600+ cards and slips, 212 pages
Description: The Yana materials in the ACLS collection consist of multiple items in the "Yana" section of the finding aid. These predominantly consist of vocabularies, grammatical notes, and other linguistic analyses. Included among them are 25 notebooks recorded by Edward Sapir, with accompanying vocabulary files, along with additional shorter materials by Kroeber, and derivative work by Swadesh. All of these were recorded from knowledge given by Ishi, known as the speaker of Yana.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Yahi | Yana
Language(s): Yana | English
Date: 1911-1915, 1958
Type:Text
Description: The Yana (or Yahi) materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers contain miscellaneous materials collected by Ishi of the Yana tribe in Series III, notebooks by T.T. Waterman in Series III-A, Yahi place names collected by Ishi and A.L. Kroeber in Sereies III-C, and phonetic tracings made on a kymograph of Yahi words recorded by Ishi in Series III-D.
Collection: Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)

Yana
Language(s): Yana | English | Karuk | Quechan
Date: ca.1960s-1970s
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: Mary Haas used Yana lexica for comparisons, mostly with other Californian languages. The majority of these are in the form of lexical slip files, in Series 9, but there are also some present in the Yana Subseries of Series 2, and in correspondence with Karl-Heinz Gursky and Morris Swadesh (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Yahi | Yana
Alternate forms: Yaana
Language(s): English | Yana
Date: 1970-1971
Contributor: Nevin, Bruce E.
Type:Text
Extent: 91 pages
Description: The Yana materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items listed under "Nevin, Bruce" concerning Yana linguistics, including papers and interlinear glosses of the text "Rolling Skull."
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)