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Culture: Hupa | Wiyot | Karuk | Shasta | Achumawi | Atsugewi | Yana | Wintu | Maidu | Modoc | Tübatulabal | Yokuts
Alternate forms: Karok, Na:tini-xwe
Language(s): English | Hupa | Wiyot | Karuk | Shasta | Achumawi | Atsugewi | Yana | Wintu | Maidu, Northwest | Maidu, Northeast | Klamath-Modoc | Tübatulabal | Yokuts
Date: 1949-1952 and undated
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Francescato, Giuseppe | Massey, William C.
Subject: Linguistics | Anthropology | California--History | Folklore | Ethnography | Hokan languages | Penutian languages | Uto-Aztecan languages
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)
Contributor: Radin, Paul, 1883-1959 | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936 | Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906 | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 | Dixon, Roland Burrage, 1875-1934 | Bill, Minnie | Shafer, Robert | Whistler, Kenneth W.
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)
Date: 1907-1928; 1932
Contributor: Ishi, -1916 | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 | Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939 | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
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)
Date: 1911-1915, 1958
Contributor: Pitkin, Harvey | Ishi, -1916 | Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936 | Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
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)
Alternate forms: Yaana
Contributor: Nevin, Bruce E.
Extent: 91 pages
Description: The Yana materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items listed under "Nevin, Bruce" concerning Yana and Yahi linguistics, including papers and interlinear glosses of the text "Rolling Skull."
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)