Displaying 1981 - 1990 of 2001
Language(s): Yurok | English
Subject: Linguistics | Music | Botany
Extent: 1 linear foot
Description: William Bright's Yurok materials include audio recordings he made around the same time as recording Karuk, especially of songs. The originals are generally stored at the Berkeley Language Center, but are also housed at the American Philosophical Society, Series 6. There are three notebooks from a fieldtrip made in the early 1960s in Series 3 Subseries 1 (one of which begins with Tolowa language information), in addition to several other elicited lexica in Series 2. He revisited in 1977, the itinerary for which is in Series 4.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)

Language(s): English | Yurok
Date: 1987
Genre: Stories
Extent: 1 audiocassette (41 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Stories given in Yurok and English, elicited from Mrs. Florence Shaughnessy. Contains "Otters and Dog," "How Fish Got in the River," "Making Baskets," and "Manroot Bulbs". Recorded in California in January 1987. (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: Yurok texts (Mss.Rec.168)

Alternate forms: Zapoteco
Date: 1920-1930, 1940-1947
Subject: Linguistics | Stories
Extent: Approx. 980 pages
Description: The Zapotec materials in the ACLS collection are located primarily in the "Zapotec" section of the finding aid, which includes a detailed listing. The bulk of the materials were recorded and assembled by Jaime de Angulo and Morris Swadesh. De Angulo's materials include texts with Spanish and English translations, with accompanying linguistic notes, and studies proposing relationship among languages of Oaxaca. Swadesh's materials include vocabularies in multiple varieties of Zapotec with accompanying linguistic analyses. Currently only the three Zapotec languages given above in this listing can be specifically identified based upon information on locations where they were recorded. There are additional Zapotec languages of an undetermined quantity in this materials that are currently only identified in the cataloging according to regional terms such as Mountain and Valley dialects, Ixtlán, and Villa Alta. Some additional comparative materials utilizing Zapotec data can also be found in the "Mexico" and "Mixe" sections of the finding aid.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Language(s): English | Spanish | Zapotec, Mitla
Date: 1929-1935
Extent: 6 notebooks, 183 photographs, 100+ negatives, 3 drawings
Description: The Zapotec materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of materials in multiple sections of the finding aid. In Subcollection I, Series I, "Correspondence," see "Mitla, Town of Souls" and Parsons' "Letters in re. Mitla, Town of the Souls." In Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." the final notebook in "No. 11 Taos notebooks" is predominantly in Spanish and concerns fieldwork in Oaxaca among the Zapotec and other groups. Item "No. 19. Mitla journals" contains notebooks from Oaxaca, primarily concerning Zapotec matters. Item "No. 28. Mitla songs and photographs (Oaxaca region)" includes 14 songs, 183 photos, ca. 100 negatives of Oaxaca; 3 drawings and an article on Zapotec words; letter from E. D. Merrill to Franz Boas, May 13, 1930. Item "No. 53" contains a Zapotec-related newspaper clipping. In Subcollection II, Series I, "Professional Correspondence," see correspondence with Robert Redfield. In Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts", see "Addresses - [On Mitla, Oaxaca]," "Mitla: Town of Souls - Correspondence," "Survivals of Indian Culture among Zapoteca-Speaking Mexicans," and "Zapoteca Serpents." In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes" see "Mexico - Notes" from 1931. Additional relevant material may appear in other notebooks labelled "Mexico" or in other correspondence.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Language(s): English
Date: February 1, 1912
Extent: 2 leaves
Description: Letter to Speck discussing his forthcoming article on Oaxaca language map, Mechling (1912).
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Alternate forms: Zapoteco
Extent: 1 folder
Description: Jane Rosenthal's only Zapotec materials are a set of short illustrated bilingual texts produced by Gregorio Magdelino Lopez (Series 5). The exact variety of Zapotec is not specified.
Collection: Jane M. Rosenthal Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.129)

Alternate forms: Zapoteco
Date: 1912-1930
Extent: Approx. 900 pages; Approx. 20,000 word slips
Description: Materials relating to Radin's study of Zapotec languages, located in Series V and Series VIII. Includes a variety of materials, such as word lists, lexical slips, bibliographical notes, grammatical notes, texts (often with interlinear translations), and a Spanish-Zapotec dictionary comprised of about 15,000 slips, as well as materials for a Spanish-Zapotec lexicon and a Spanish-Zapotec vocabulary. Many of the pages are labelled with the name of a town or district in Oaxaca. One informant mentioned: Felipe Castellana, associated with Mitla. Place names associated with Radin's manuscripts are: Abejones, Hidalgo Yalálag, Ixtlán de Juarez, Lachatao, Mitla, Nuevo Zoquiapam, San Andres Solaga, San Antonio de la Cal, San Baltazar Chichicapam, San Esteban Atatláhuca, San Francisco Cajonos, San Francisco Telixtlahuaca, San Juan Atepec, San Juan Juquila Mixes, San Mateo Cajonos, San Miguel Aloapam, San Miguel Talea , San Sebastián Tecomaxtlahuaca, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa Maria de la Chichina, Santa Maria de Tule, Santa María Jaltianguis, Santiago Ixtaltepec, Santiago Jamiltepec, Sawatlan (Magdaglena Zahuatlan?), Serrano, "Serrano" (San Juan Chicomezúchil), Tehuano, Teococuilco, Teotilan del Valle, Villa Alta (district), Yolotepec de la Paz, Zaachila, "Zapotec del Valle" (Santiago Matatlán), Zimatlán de Álvarez.
Collection: Paul Radin papers (Mss.497.3.R114)

Alternate forms: Zapoteco
Date: 1971-1972
Contributor: Rosenbaum, Harvey
Subject: Linguistics
Genre: Essays
Extent: 24 pages
Description: The Zapotec 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 Rosenbaum: "Constraints In Zapotec Questions And Relative Clauses," an article on a movement rule in Valley Zapotec.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Alternate forms: Sia
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1920s
Genre: Potsherds
Extent: 5 folders, 1 set of potsherds
Description: The Zia materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of information found 5 folders titled "Zuni - Notes by Alfred L. Kroeber" in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes," which includes some information on Zia. Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Mixe | Zoque
Alternate forms: Mixe-Zoque
Language(s): English | Zoque, Copainalá
Date: 1944 and undated
Genre: Essays | Charts
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Three items relating to the Zoque language have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II, and consist of three works on Zoque, one each by Joe E. Pierce, George Motherwell, and William L. Wonderly, in Series IV. Works by Others. Wonderly's 1944 monograph is described as "a sketch of the chief phonological and morphological features of the Zoque language as spoken in in Copainalá, Chiapas, Mexico," and includes a chart. Researchers should also consult the general entry for Mexico and might be interested in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries VI. Penutian, including Mayan and Zoque.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)