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Caddo
Language(s): Caddo | English
Date: 1980-1997
Contributor: Anderton, Alice J.
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: William Bright's Caddo language materials consist of lessons by Alice J. Anderton (Series 1), with accompanying floppy discs, in addition to issues 3-5 of the newsletter "Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics", published by the University of Colorado.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Chickasaw
Language(s): Chickasaw
Date: 1991-2006
Contributor: Munro, Pamela
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: William Bright kept Pamela Munro's Chickasaw translation of the book "Corduroy's Day" by Don Freeman.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Comanche
Language(s):
Date: 1994-1997, undated
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: William Bright's Comanche language materials are in correspondence with Alice Anderton and Jean Charney (Series 1), including Comanche language lessons, floppy disks that may contain relevant material, and a 174-page lexicon from Casagrande's work “Comanche Linguistic Acculturation”.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Cupeño
Date: ca.1959-1975
Type:Text
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Description: William Bright's small Cupeño collection consists of publications on Cupeño lexica, newspaper clippings collected during the 1960s, a history of a Californian mission (Series 2), and a comparative Takic language lexical slip file (Series 5).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Menominee
Alternate forms: Menomini
Language(s): English | Menominee
Date: 1999-2000
Extent: 11 audiocassettes (10 hr., 11 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic recordings with Menominee speakers, focusing on negative forms, autobiographical and traditional stories, word lists, and conversations. Also includes some songs and prayers. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Fieldwork in the Menominee language (Mss.Rec.254)

Gwich'in
Alternate forms: Kutchin, Loucheux
Language(s): Gwich'in | English
Date: 1998
Contributor: Peter, Katherine
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume
Description: William Bright's Gwich'in materials consists of a copy of “Gwich'in Junior Dictionary/Dinjii Zhuh Ginjik Nagwan Tr'iltsaii”, published by the University of Alaska.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Hopi
Language(s): Hopi | English
Date: 1954-1957
Extent: 20 sound tape reels (42 hr., 8 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Hopi words, phrases, texts, counting, and grammar (particles), some with English equivalents. Includes duplicates of Hopi recordings made by Carl F. Voegelin. Recorded with Hopi consultants including Willie Coin, Jimmy Kewanwaytiwa, Bennie Nuvanisa, and Albert Yava. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Hopi and Navajo Recordings (Mss.Rec.103)

Hopi
Language(s): Hopi | English | Spanish
Date: 1977; 1996-1999
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: William Bright conversed with Jane H. Hill on Spanish borrowings into Hopi (“Hispanisms”, Series 1 and Series 5), and possessed a copy of the book “Field Mouse Goes to War”, a bilingual Hopi story (Series 2).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Hualapai
Alternate forms: Walapai
Date: 1979
Extent: 4 audiocassettes (2 hr., 26 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic recordings and instructional texts made by Akira Yamamoto in 1974 in Peach Springs, Arizona. Tapes 1-3 of this collection contain sample sentences spoken separately by Jane Honga and Maude Synilla. Tape 4 contains a reading of three texts, "Hualapai Sounds," "Let's Learn How to Write and Read in Hualapai," and "Nach Posvchyu (I am a cat)," written and read by Akira Yamamoto and Jane Honga. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Hualapai texts and sentence structure (Mss.Rec.112)

Mi'kmaq
Alternate forms: Micmac
Language(s): French | Mi'kmaq
Date: 1814?
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 98 pages
Description: A teaching grammar, based on the manuscript grammar of Abbe Anthony S. Maillard, possibly by Rev. Joseph-Marie Bellenger. A grammar on Latin model, mostly on verb conjugations, but sections on orthography, nouns, pronouns, apparently incomplete, ends at "Verbe reciproque."
Collection: Instruction sur la langue Mickmaque (Mss.497.2.In75)