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Date: 1915-1917, 1932-1941
Contributor: Adair, John | Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941 | Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975 | White, Leslie A.
Extent: 2 notebooks, 1 photograph, 1500 loose pages,
Description: The Acoma materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of 1 photograph in item No. 26 of Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." and "No. 64. Acoma material"; and in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes" there are 2 Acoma field notebooks. 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)
Contributor: Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941 | Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Description: This collection contains the bulk of correspondence between Franz Boas and his professional colleagues, though there are also other Boas collections in the library. The correspondents listed above contain some correspondence related to the culture or language listed in this entry. In the finding aid listings for some of these correspondents, the individual letters pertaining to this culture or language will be identified by a subject heading, though for some correspondents this indexing has not yet been completed. Some letters may contain only brief mentions of work being conducted in relation to the topic. Some additional correspondences in this collection that have not yet been indexed may also contain additional material.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)
Date: 1957-1963, 1969
Extent: 261 pages
Description: The Acoma 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 Irvine Davis and Joel Maring.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Alternate forms: Ahtena
Date: November 17, 1901; Undated (circa 1958)
Extent: 2 items
Description: See George Davidson letter from 1901 to Newell Wardle regarding the Copper River and the name "Atna" given to it by local native peoples. In undated section, see 8-page document by de Laguna, "Atna Indians, Copper River, Alaska," which includes names of consultants, contents of reels, and comments for the recordings cataloged as Mss.Rec.31.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)
Alternate forms: Ahtena
Contributor: Billum, Douglas | Billum, Mary Anne | De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 | George, Bacille | Jackson, Martha | Joe, Bill | Joe, Maggie | McClellan, Catharine | McKinley, Jim | Sanford, Kate | Sanford, Ralph | Stanfield, Fanny
Extent: 8 sound tape reels (7 hr., 31 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Ahtna songs and stories recorded in Copper Center, Alaska by Frederica de Laguna in 1958. Includes numerous interviews on autobiographical topics, explanations of Ahtna songs, sleep doctors, and traditional narratives. Also includes vocabulary related to kinship terms. Songs include potlatch songs, love songs, drinking songs, and songs of Tlingit origin. (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: Ahtna Songs and Texts Recorded at Copper Center, Alaska (Mss.Rec.31)
Alternate forms: Ahtena
Date: 1966, 1968
Contributor: Brown, Andy | Charley, Tenas | De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 | David, Jessie | Ewan, Annie | George, Bacille | George, Nancy | Jackson, Arthur | Jackson, Martha | Joe, Bill | John, Lucy | McKinley, Jim | Pete, Elizabeth | Pete, Mentasta | Peters, Jenny | Sanford, Kate | Sinyone, Jim | Stanfield, Fanny | Tanzy, Jake | Tanzy, Lily
Extent: 27 sound tape reels (14 hr., 55 min.)
Description: Ahtna songs and stories recorded in 1968 by Frederica de Laguna at Copper Center, with additional ones also recorded at Cantwell, Chistochina, Gulkana, and Upper Tanana material recorded at Tetlin. Includes dance songs, sorry songs, potlatch songs, sleep doctor songs, and others. Includes "Gulkana Potlatch Given by Bill Joe and Kate Sanford for Recovery of Maggie Joe from Illness." Some songs are Tlingit, Upper Tanana, or Tanacross in origin. Includes Ahtna stories, autobiographical accounts, vocabularies, and interviews, as well as a few Southern Tutchone songs recorded at Burwash Landing, Yukon Territory. Also includes Tetlin potlatch songs recorded in 1966.
Collection: Ahtna and Southern Tutchone recordings (Mss.Rec.68)
Date: 1927, 1951
Extent: 2 volumes
Description: William Bright possessed two books on “Yosemite” (most likely Ahwahnechee) stories and history. These can both be found in Series 2.
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)
Alternate forms: Botocudo
Date: May 2, 1837
Contributor: Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867
Extent: 2 pages
Description: Letter to Samuel Morton regarding Morton's work on American man. Can send only a drawing of a Botocudo skull, given to Blumenbach at Goettingen, found in his Decades Craniorum (1790-1828), plate 58. Skull of man of Rio Grande de Belmonte. Will get drawing of Charruas and Patagonians.
Collection: Samuel George Morton Papers (Mss.B.M843)
Date: 1880-1901, n.d.
Extent: ca. 250 p.
Description: Benjamin Smith Lyman was a geologist and amateur linguist who worked in Japan at the end of the 19th century. During this time he authored and collected several manuscripts and printed materials on (and possibly in) the Ainu language. These items have not been assessed for content, but are in Series VI. Writings and Research Files, Subseries 6. Linguistics and 7. Asian Culture, described with the name "Aino". Additional materials identified as Japanese may also be about Ainu.
Collection: Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers (Mss.B.L982)
Date: ca. 1922, n.d.
Extent: 368 p.
Description: The Akan materials in the ACLS collection consist of two items in the "Non-American and non-linguistic material" section of the finding aid. Item AfTw.1, "Tchi (Twi) ethnography" is in Twi, and appears to be copied from an unidentified publication. Item 17, "Notes on the Tchi of West Africa", is an ethnographic account of the Akan (Twi, Tchi). Neither have an identified author, but it is possible they were written by Franz Boas, as they are typed on Germanistic Society of America letterhead paper.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)