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Cahto
Alternate forms: Kato
Language(s): Cahto | English
Date: 1902; 1906
Type:Text
Extent: 8+ notebooks
Description: The Cahto material in the ACLS collection consists primarily of 8 field notebooks in the "Kato" section of the finding aid. These notebooks were recorded by Pliny Earle Goddard in 1902 and 1906 and contain texts, Vocabularies, and ethnographic and material culture notes. In the "Chilula" section, Goddard's field notes from Redwood Creek include one brief Cahto item. in the "Hupa" section, Goddard's "Field notes in California Athabascan languages" contain some notebooks with Canto ("Kato") linguistic material.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chitimacha
Language(s): Chitimacha | English
Date: 1930-1935, 1939, 1950
Type:Text
Extent: 5,000 slips, 1,546 pages
Description: The Chitimacha materials in the ACLS collection consists of an extensive body of materials recorded by Morris Swadesh. These are located in the "Chitimacha" section of the finding aid, which contains a full listing. Noteworthy materials include Swadesh's field notebooks, containing text (on a variety of topics) with interlinear translations, and extensive linguistic analysis of morphology, grammar, and other areas. These also include a brief genealogy. Also in this section are additional texts, and linguistic materials created from the fieldwork materials, such as a draft Chitimacha-English dictionar and a lexical file of over 4000 word slips. See also the single notebook in the "Koasati" section of the finding aid, which contains a French-English-Chitimacha wordlist from Mrs. Sadie Dardin.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Coeur d'Alene | Spokane
Alternate forms: Schitsu'umsh
Language(s): Coeur d'Alene | English
Date: 1908; Circa 1910; 1930s
Type:Text
Extent: 435 pages; 1 notebook
Description: The Coeur d'Alene materials in the ACLS collection consist mainly of 3 items in the "Coeur d'Alene" section of the finding aid. One is Reichard's "Coeur d'Alene Indian texts," containing 51 texts without translations. Two items recorded by James Teit consist of Coeur d'Alene vocabularies, some relating to material culture and religion. In the "Nlaka'pamux" section of the finding aid, Teit's "Field notes or Thompson and neighboring Salish languages" includes some Coeur d'Alene information, though the extent is undetermined as these notebooks have not yet been fully indexed. "Suffixes in Thompson" contains some incidental Coeur d'Alene terms written in.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Ho-Chunk | Tsimshian
Alternate forms: Winnebago
Language(s): English | Ho-Chunk
Date: 1938-1939
Type:Text
Extent: 281 pages, 11 notebooks
Description: The Ho-Chunk materials in the ACLS collection consists primarily of three items in the "Winnebago (Ho-Chunk)" section of the finding aid. The bulk of the material is Amelia Susman's 11 field notebooks, which contains texts with interlinear translation, Vocabularies, ethnographical and linguistic notes, and some songs. Two additional items also by Susman are extended analyses based upon field work with Sam Blowsnake and wife: "The accentual system of Winnebago" and "The Winnebago syllabary." In the "Chiwere (Iowa)" section of the finding aid, Gordon Marsh's "Materials for a study of the Iowa Indian language" include some Ho-Chunk grammatical notes, and Ho-Chunk cognates with Chiwere. Lastly, in the "Dakota" section, Franz Boas' "Miscellaneous Dakota notes" (item X8a.3) includes a Dakota-Ho-Chunk comparative word list.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Inuit
Alternate forms: Aivilik, Eskimo, Inuk, Inuttitut, Nunatsiavut
Date: 1883-1929
Extent: 184 pages; 2900 slips; 18 drawings
Description: The Inuit materials in the ACLS collection consists of several items in the "Eskimo" section of the finding aid. The core materials are Boas' fieldwork materials from Baffinland in 1883, his first fieldwork trip. "Eskimo ethnographic notes from Baffinland" includes vocabulary, texts, and ethnographic notes. "Eskimo texts" includes several text written in syllabic script, and includes other texts as well, some with interlinear translations, and additional vocabulary lists. This material comes from Hamilton Inlet (Labrador), Hudson Bay, and Cumberland Sound. "Eskimo interlinear texts" includes brief additional texts. Boas' "Eskimo lexicon" consists of an extensive German-Inuit vocabulary file of over 2900 slips. Boas' "Eskimo Songs" consists of song texts with translations. Lastly, "Eskimo folklore" consists of materials on stories, customs, and cooking and building methods, sent to Boas by George Comer, largely from the Southampton Island and Repulse Bay region. A table of content of the Comer materials is available upon request.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Kathlamet | Chinook | Clackamas
Alternate forms: Kiksht
Language(s): English | Kathlamet
Date: 1890-1895
Type:Text
Extent: 4 notebooks; approx. 2,600 slips
Description: The Kathlamet materials in the ACLS collection consist of items in two sections of the finding aid. In the "Chinook" section, Boas' notebooks 1, 2, and 4 of "Field notes on Chinookan and Salishan languages and Gitamat], Molala, and Masset " contain texts, ethnographic information, and grammatical notes. In the same section, Boas' "Miscellaneous notes on Chinookan languages" includes a text in an unidentified language and fragmentary slips of Chinook-Kathlamet comparisons. In the "Kathlamet" section, there is an additional field notebook by Boas, and two large, separate lexicons derived in part from his fieldwork.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Koasati
Alternate forms: Coushatta
Language(s): Alabama | English | Koasati
Date: 1934
Subject: Linguistics | Stories
Type:Text
Extent: 1 notebook
Description: The Koasati materials in the ACLS collection consist of a single notebook in the "Koasati" section of the finding aid, recorded by Mary Haas and Morris Swadesh. This contains a page of biographical and locational data, 575 Koasati forms with English equivalents, and 2 texts with interlinear translation.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Mattole
Language(s): English | Mattole
Date: 1907
Type:Text
Extent: 2 notebooks
Description: The Mattole materials in the ACLS collection consist of 2 notebooks in the "Mattole" section of the finding aid. These notebooks, recorded by Goddard in 1907, includes a detailed account in English of an Indian's explanation of topographical features connected with a Mattole settlement, a survey of Bear River sites, October 1907, and Mattole texts with interlinear translation. Also includes Vocabularies.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Nahua
Alternate forms: Aztec
Date: 1912-1924, 1928, 1930, 1940, 1949-1950, 1953
Type:Text
Extent: 359 pages, Circa 750 slips, 1 notebook (314 pages), 1 volume (168 pages)
Description: The Nahua materials in the ACLS collection consist of numerous items in the "Nahuatl" section of the finding aid, which contains a full listing. Prominent materials include texts recorded by Boas from Milpa Alta speakers, including Doña Luz Jiménez, in 1912. There are also additional texts, recorded by Miguel Barrios Espinosa in 1950 San Juan Tlilhuacan, Delegacion de Azcapotzales, Mexico City. Boas and Mason's "Nahautl vocabulary" contains 750+ word slips based upon work by Simeón and Mason. "Vocabulares Nawatl" by Leon and Swadesh consists of vocabulary of 3 Nahuatl dialects (identified as Telina, Ilamalan, and San Pedro [Atocpan?]) based on field work in 1939 with 4 speakers. There are additional grammatical studies and linguistic treatments by Whorf, Barlow, Croft, and Ripley. Some Nahuatl vocabulary can also be found in comparative Uto-Aztecan materials in the "Uto-Aztecan" section of the finding aid.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Nisenan
Alternate forms: Maidu
Language(s): English | Nisenan
Date: Circa 1930;
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars | Stories
Extent: 529 pages
Description: The Nisenan materials in the ACLS collection consist of two items in the "Maidu" section of the finding aid. One is a set of 71 "folkloristic texts" recorded by Hans Uldall with interlinear translations and accompanying linguistic and ethnographic notes. (Some of this material is potentially culturally sensitive and may be restricted.) The second item is Uldall's "Maidu grammar," which includes verb morphology, suffixes expressing concrete relations, anaphoric stems, verbal theme, grammatical processes, the verb, gender, and cases.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)