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Arawak | Piro | Machiguenga | Yanesha' | Ese Ejja | Shipibo-Conibo | Cocama | Cashibo
Language(s): English
Date: 1942-1943
Type:Text
Extent: 7 pages
Description: The Arawakan materials, John Alden Mason papers include correspondence regarding the Campa language and other languages and/or tribes in their area (Piro, Machiguenga, Amuexia, Chama, Shipibo, Conibo, Cocama, and Cashibo).
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Cashibo
Alternate forms: Kashibo
Language(s): English | Cashibo-Cacataibo
Date: 1951 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Three items relating to the Cashibo people and language of Peru have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection I. There is a 1951 letter from Olive A. Shell in Series I. Correspondence; Shell's "Cashibo" in Series IV. Works by Others; and extensive notes and drafts relating to Shell's work on Cashibo (Pano Family) in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Inca | Quechua
Language(s): Spanish
Date: 1780-1800
Type:Text
Extent: 26 items
Description: Items relating to the uprising of Túpac Amaru II (José Gabriel Condorcanqui) in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru, 1781-1783. Bulk 1780-1783. Topics include the proclamation of Túpac Amaru II entitling himself Inca; the Siege of La Paz; Spanish efforts to relieve La Paz; the capture of Túpac Amaru II and his wife and family; the pardon and pension of Túpac Amaru II [as most sources indicate that he was executed in 1781, it is possible that he is here confused with others who took the name Túpac Amaru]; an affidavit given by former prisoners of Túpac Amaru II; an official copy of the sentence and execution of the indigenous leader Chabe Diego (Janos) Christoval Túpac Amaru and others; and the 1800 opinion of the Fiscal Villaba respecting the lenient and conciliatory measures to be adopted toward indigenous rebels as an alternative to persecution.
Collection: Collection of Peruvian manuscripts, 1790-1800, 1820 (Mss.980.P75)

Kawki
Alternate forms: Cauqui
Language(s): Jaqaru | Spanish
Date: 1970
Type:Text
Extent: 214 pages
Description: The Kawki materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Hardman-de-Bautista, which includes typeset transcriptions and free translations of audio recordings made primarily in Cachuy, Yauyos, Peru, ca. 1970 (ca. 200 p.). Mostly conversations, with some other texts and huayno songs. Primarily in Kawki and Spanish, with some Jaqaru. Accompanying audio collection is listed separately in this guide.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Kawki
Alternate forms: Cauqui
Language(s): Jaqaru | Spanish
Date: 1968-1969
Extent: 12 sound tape reels (5 hr., 51 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Texts, conversations, and huayno songs in Kawki (Cauqui) and Jaqaru (Haq'aru). Numerous speakers. Recorded Cachuy, Canchán, Chavín, Huantán, in Peru circa 1970. (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: Kawki texts (Mss.Rec.78)

Mochica
Language(s): English | Spanish | German | Mochica
Type:Text
Description: The Yunga materials in the Lounsbury Papers are limited to a single set of notes in Series II. The correspondence in Series I includes Richard Schaedel's work on Yunga and Louisa Stark's study of the similarities between Yunga and Mayan languages.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Quechua
Alternate forms: Inca
Language(s): English
Date: 1819-1859
Type:Text
Extent: 5 items
Description: Items relating to Quechua materials. Items include Peter A. Browne's letter regarding microscopic examination of hair of ancient Peruvians and modern Indians; S. Curson's report concerning Arequipa, Peru, including a climb of Mount Yachi, Quechua concepts of oxygen deficiency, and local Indians' attitude toward revelation of mine locations; Joseph E. Bloomfield's letter to John Vaughan concerning Peruvian vases taken from Temple of the Sun by Pizarro's men, received in Spain and now deposited with the American Philosophical Society for inspection; Samuel G. Morton's letter to Vaughan regarding a collection of antique Peruvian vessels "from ruins near Truxillo" deposited in his care for the APS by Marmaduke Burrough (a memoir by Dr. Burrough to follow); and Peter S. du Ponceau's letter to Johann S. Vater concerning Indian languages, especially those of Peru, requesting Vater's addenda so Du Ponceau can publish a translation of Vater's book, and information received from Don Pedro Perez, half-breed Quechua, regarding the "I am that I am" problem in linguistics, and regarding Basque and South American-Malay comparisons.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)

Quechua | Cocama | Tohono O'odham | Akimel O'odham | Cocama
Alternate forms: Papago, Pima
Date: 1941-1948
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: Materials relating to Quechua language and culture. Includes John Peabody Harrington's correspondence with John Alden Mason regarding Harrington's work on the Hokan nature of Quechua and on Pima-Papago [Tohono O'odham, and possibly Akimel O'odham]; Harrington's "The nominal derivational suffixes of Quechua" with a list of the suffixes with examples, a brief discussion by Harrington, and Mason's comments; Harrington's "Adjective derivational suffixes of Quechua," a listing of suffixes with brief comments and one slip of Mason's comments; and Harrington and Luis Valcárcel's "Grammarlets of the Quechua and Cocama languages," with grammatical sketch of Quechua and a very brief sketch of Cocama [Cocama-Cocamilla].
Collection: John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)

Quechua
Language(s): English
Date: 50 pages, 2 slides
Subject: Peru--History
Extent: 1987-1991
Description: The Quechua materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 1 item. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Reeve.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Quechua
Alternate forms: Inca
Language(s): English
Date: 1919-1920; 1953-1954
Type:Text
Genre: Journals
Extent: 2 items
Description: One item, "Peruvian littoral expedition of the Brooklyn Museum," describes a voyage to study oceanic conditions relating to littoral animal life and guano production. The author comments on the employment of Indians in guano extraction, dress of Indian passengers, Indian leaders; with observations at private museum of Incaic and Peruvian artifacts. Discusses opening of an Indian burial. Miscellaneous lesser references to Peruvian Indians. The other item, "Visit to Peru," was compiled from a visit to study ecology for guano and anchovy production. Describes exhibits at Bolivar museum, Lima. Mentions and gives details of excavation at ancient Pachacamac.
Collection: Robert Cushman Murphy journals (Mss.B.M957)