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Description: The Siberian materials in the Franz Boas Professional Papers consist of notes and correspondence within in the "Jesup Siberian Expedition" folders. See also correspondence with Morris K. Jesup, Waldemar Bogoras, and Berthold Laufer for possible additional information surrounding the Jesup expedition.
Collection:Franz Boas Personal and Professional Papers (Mss.B.B61p)
Date:1905, 1936, 1951
Contributor:Andrews, James | Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Bogoras, Waldemar, 1865-1936 | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
Extent:200 pages, 800+ word slips
Description: The Yup'ik materials in the ACLS collection are found in multiple sections of the finding aid. In the "Yup'ik" section there are "Unaaliq" field notes, texts with interlinear translations, and vocabularies (items E1b.200, E1b.201 and E1b.202). These were derived from Swadesh's work with James Andrews of St. Michael, Alaska. See also Boas' "Comparative word list of Alaskan Eskimo [Iñupiat], Siberian Eskimo [Yupik], and Chukchee" (item E1.1 in the "Iñupiat" section) from 1905, which contains "Siberian Eskimo" language material that is probably Siberian Yup'ik based on fieldwork of Bogoras from the Jesup North Pacific Expedition.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)