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Description: These reels contain materials relating to Ahtna, Upper Tanana, and Southern Tutchone communities. Included are lists of plants, and transcripts of interviews. Detailed table of contents pending.
Collection:Atna of the Copper River Valley (Mss.Film.1278)
Description: These field notes, compiled by de Laguna and Catherine McClellan, include archaeological investigations, transcripts of interviews with community members and sketches. Tlingit material recorded at Yakutat, Angoon, Carcross, and Teslin, with small amount at Atlin; Ahtna material recorded at Chitina, Copper Center, and Chistochina.
Collection:Field notes on the ethnology of the Tlingit and Copper River Atna (Mss.Film.1127)
Date:1975, 1978, 1987-1997, 1999
Description: The Gwich'in materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Krech and Raboff.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Date:circa 1908 and 1915-1921
Contributor:Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922
Extent:2 maps and approx. 100 pages
Description: The Kaska materials in the ACLS Collection consists of two printed maps of British Columbia and adjacent regions with extensive handwritten annotations by James Teit, showing his understanding of Indigenous territories at the time. Kaska areas are noted among these. The two maps are titled, "Map showing as near as possible Location of the Shuswap Tribe and Divisions, with approximate Boundaries of neighboring Tribes" and Map (3) showing present or late and also former distributions of northern tribes. In addition, the item "Songs from the Salish area" contains typewritten and handwritten notes on 80+ songs recording on wax cylinders, collected for and sent to the National Museum of Canada, among which some are Kaska.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Date:1908-1921 (bulk 1916-1919)
Description: The Kaska materials in the Franz Boas Papers consist of 21 letters among the correspondence between Boas and James Teit that mention Kaska people or language to some extent. The length of the mentions range from very brief to more substantial. Many relate to Teit's travels in northern British Columbia and southern Yukon region on ethnographic field trips or as a hunting guide. The majority of the letters date from 1916 to 1919. Other mentions of Kaska people or language may exist elsewhere in this collection but are not known.
Collection:Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)
Extent:4 sound tape reels (3 hr., 34 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings of Gwich'in ("Loucheux") language. Elicitation of a numbered list of words and phrases. Recorded by Harry Hoijer with consultant Christine Albert in Edmonton, Alberta on July 29-30, 1964. (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:Loucheux Recordings (Mss.Rec.149)
Contributor:De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 | Italio, Frank | Johnson, Annie | Johnson, Minnie | McClellan, Catharine | Reed, Jack | White, Charley | White, Jenny | Williams, Sarah
Extent:7 sound tape reels (4 hr., 9 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Recorded by Frederica de Laguna in the field at Yakutat, Alaska in 1952. Contains various types of Tlingit songs, including mourning songs, drinking songs, love songs, personal songs, and 3 Dene songs, most likely Southern Tutchone. Includes Raven and other stories with some translations. (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:Recordings at Yakutat, Alaska (Mss.Rec.19)
Contributor:Abraham, Olaf | Bremner, Helen | De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 | Dick, Frank | Ellis, John | George, Annie | Italio, Frank | James, Sheldon | Johnson, Chester, Mrs. | Johnson, Minnie | McClellan, Catharine | Peterson, Clarence | Sampson, Blind | White, Charley | White, Maggy
Extent:10 sound tape reels (9 hr., 3 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Tlingit recordings made in Yakutat, Alaska (Tapes 1-7); Ahtna recordings made at Chitina, Tazlina, and Chistochina (Tape 8 - Tape 10, track 22); Southern Tutchone recordings made at Klukshu, Yukon Territory (Tape 10, tracks 23-31). Includes personal songs, mourning songs, drinking songs, love songs, shaman songs, and children's songs. Recordings from Yakutat called "Aleut" are of Sugpiaq Chugachmiut origin. Collection formerly titled "Tlingit and Yakutat songs." Renamed in October 2019 to clarify presence of recordings from other communities. (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:Tlingit, Ahtna, and Southern Tutchone recordings (Mss.Rec.30)