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Contributor:Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
Description: The Arawakan materials, John Alden Mason papers include correspondence regarding the Campa language and other languages and/or tribes in their area (Yine/Piro, Machiguenga, Amuexia, Chama, Shipibo, Conibo, Cocama, and Cashibo).
Collection:John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)
Date:1951 and undated
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)
Date:1937-1960 and undated
Contributor:Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967 | Rowe, John Howland, 1918-2004 | Green, Otis H. (Otis Howard), 1898-1978 | Harrington, J. P. (John P.), 1865-1939 | Park, Willard Z. (Willard Zerbe), 1906-1965 | Rankin, Louis | Stout, David B. (David Bond), 1913- | Garro, Eugenio, 1898-1990 | Lévi-Strauss, Claude
Subject:Linguistics | Anthropology | Archaeology | Ethnography | Archaeology | Colombia--History | Brazil--History | Peru--History | Antiquities | Bolivia--History | Ecuador--History
Description: Materials relating to John Alden Mason's interest in and research on Indigenous Central and South American languages and cultures. Materials attributed to Mason include a bibliography composed of about 300 cards primarily on South American languages, including many entries not in the Handbook of South American Indians; a notebook of observations on the distribution, relationships, etc., of South American languages; a file with correspondence, bibliography, draft of introduction, etc., relating to his contribution to the Handbook of South American Indians; a 166-page essay on the preconquest history and culture of the Andean region (mostly Peru) through the medium of artifacts preserved in the University Museum (University of Pennsylvania); two copies of Mason's "Andean Civilization," including bibliography, for the Encyclopedia Britannica (1960); two copies of the preface to the Spanish edition of "Ancient Civilizations of Peru," with a memorandum from Alfred Kidder II to Mason regarding recent developments in Central Andean archaeology; an incomplete essay titled "Status and problems of research in the Native Languages of South America," primarily concerned with historical linguistics and genetic relationship; and a file of notes on genetic relationships, subgrouping, etc., from published sources or giving his own impressions: Kamakan, Choroti, Ashluslay Kaduveo, Mataco; Malali, Mashakal, Ge, Vejoz, Coropo, Motilon, Towothl, Kaingang, Subtiaba, Hokan, Coroado, etc.. Unattributed materials (most likely Mason's) include circa 2,000 cards of notes on South American linguistic and ethnology focused on genetic classification of South American languages; circa 4,000 cards of notes regarding South American languages and dialects and their geographical distribution, etc.; and 17 pages of notes concerning a letter (included) from Harry B. Wright to Captain Colon Eloy Alfaro proposing that expeditions be sent to Ecuadorean Oriente for study in linguistics, ethnology, etc. Materials attributed to others than Mason include two essays or drafts by John Peabody Harrington on the affiliation of Witoto [Huitoto, probably Murui Huitoto but possibly Nüpode Huitoto], Miranya [aka Miraña or Miranha, now known as Bora] and Guaranian/Tupi-Guarani [Guarani, represented by Cocama], one with Mason's comments; 27 pages of Kagaba [Kogi] texts with interlinear Spanish translation and lists of animals, plants, body parts, natural phenomena, kinship terms, etc., with Spanish and English glosses; and Eugenio Garro's "Geographical distribution of the Native languages and dialects of Peru," an article submitted for the Handbook of South American Indians (marked "not printed in Handbook"). Correspondence includes Mason's Handbook of South American Indians correspondence, with Zellig S. Harris, Harry Hoijer, Eugene A. Nida, et al., soliciting contributions to the handbook, etc.; letters from Claude Levi-Strauss regarding locations, languages, and dialects of indigenous peoples of Brazil (mentions Parintintin [Kagwahiva], Rama-Rama [Rama], Tupi, Nambikuara [Southern Nambikuára], Tupi-Kawahib [Kawahiva?], Kabixiana [Kabixí], Kep-kiri-uat [?]); correspondence with John Peabody Harrington concerning Harrington's work for Mason on the Handbook of South American Indians; correspondence with Willard Z. Park regarding Park's ethnological work among the Kagaba [Kogi] in Colombia; correspondence with Louis Rankin regarding the Cocama, Cocamilla [the dialects of what is now called Cocama-Cocamilla], Chama [Ese Ejja], Campa [Ajyíninka Apurucayali?], and Amuesha [Yanesha'] languages of Peru; correspondence with David B. Stout regarding Stout's genetic classification of Chibchan, Kuna, and Choco, with one page of Mason's opinions on Stout's classification; correspondence with John Howland Rowe regarding South American languages and cultures, including the Quechua, Aymara, and Millcayac languages, early work of Max Uhle in Peru, Bolivia, etc.. and mentioning Alfred V. Kidder, Alfred L. Kroeber, and others; and a letter from Otis H. Green regarding the origin of the word "jivaro."
Collection:John Alden Mason Papers (Mss.B.M384)
Contributor:Moncroy, Francisco de Paula | Aniles, Gabriel de | Carabed, Josef Eustagius | Dios, Juan de | Laura Inga, Andres | Pannilla, Manuel | Tupacatary Inga, Julian | Tupa-Amaro Inga, Andres | Tupa-Amaro Inga, Miguel | Tupac-Amaru, José Gabriel, 1742-1781 | Segurola, Sebastián de, 1740-1789 | Losa, Esteban de
Genre:Speeches | Declarations | Proclamations | Depositions | Correspondence | Statements | Diaries | Journals
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)
Contributor:Anderson, Fred R. | Bothel, Donald F., 1931-2007 | Kraft, Charles H. | Orjala, Paul R. | Roessler, Calvin | Snell, Betty A. | Stennes, Leslie H.
Subject:Language study and teaching | Pedagogy | Missions | Religion | Linguistics | Haiti--History | Côte d'Ivoire--History | Nigeria--History | Indonesia--History | Peru--History
Description: The only materials with identified language information in the short John Maurice Hohlfeld Papers are under the file "Pedagogical materials -- Student papers", by students likely of The Hartford Seminary. These describe pedagogical materials used in teaching missionaries, in West Africa, Peru and New Guinea. The collection has not been assessed in detail, so there is likely additional undescribed content of relevance to this guide elsewhere in the collection.
Collection:John Maurice Hohlfeld Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.46)
Contributor:Hardman, Martha James
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)
Contributor:Antonio, Apolonio Castro | Antonio, Basilio Castro | Casas, Lupe Donaltilda | Casas, Rosalluna Iturrizaga | Clemente, Aniseta Ascencio | de Ascencio, Clara Luciani Antonio | Gago, Idolia Alberto | Hardman, Martha James | Huamanlazo, Agripina | Huallullu, Eiselua Ascencio | Iturrizaga, Bonifacio | Iturrizaga, Irene vda. de Bautista | Iturrizaga, Lupe Epfania Silvestre | Iturrizaga, Zacarias Silvestre | Luciani, Saturnino Ascencio | Melgarejo, Teodola Ascencio | Payano, Rosa | Perez, Irena Ascencio | Rivera, Luido Caro Adan
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)
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)
Contributor:Browne, Peter A. (Peter Arrell), 1782-1860 | Curson, S. (?) | Bloomfield, Joseph E. | Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851 | Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
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)
Subject:Linguistics | Hokan languages | Uto-Aztecan languages | Arizona--History | Peru--History | Colombia--History
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)