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Contributor: Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845 | Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907 | Cresson, Hilborne Thomson | Harris, Thaddeus Mason, 1768-1842
Subject: Mayan languages | Antiquities | Orthography and spelling | Linguistics | Hieroglyphics | Ohio--History | Archaeology
Extent: 8 items
Description: Materials relating to Mayan culture and language materials at the American Philosophical Society. Topics include Warden's article on Ohio antiquities and Palenque [Warden (1827)]; several items on Cresson's work on Mayan glyphs, including "Remarks upon the graphic system of the ancient Mayas" and Cresson's thoughts on interpretation of Mayan glyphs, the Troano manuscript, the Dresden Codex, and the Zapotec calendar; Gatschet's thank-you note, enclosing photograph of inscribed stone from Palenque, Mexico, now in Smithsonian; Harris on superiority of volumes by Dupaix and Viages at the APS; and a 1959 citation from the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania for aid in restoring Tikal.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)
Culture: Chinook | Wasco-Wishram | Kathlamet | Klamath | Modoc | Maidu | Tzeltal | Miwok | Takelma | Tsimshian | Yokuts | Zuni
Language(s): English | Chinook | Wasco-Wishram | Klamath-Modoc | Maidu, Northeast | Tzeltal | Takelma | Tsimshian | Yokuts | Zuni
Date: 1952 and undated
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Bloomfield, Leonard, 1887-1949 | Francescato, Giuseppe | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
Subject: Linguistics | Anthropology | Penutian languages | Shahaptin languages | Mayan languages | Chinookan languages | California--History | Oregon--History | Washington (State)--History
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)