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MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Parker, Larry
Dates:
1976
Abstract:  

This was copied by Larry Parker, and includes words, phrases, and sentences in Spokane (Salish Indian language) and English.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.Sp5
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
Dates:
1798-1821
Abstract:  

This volume contains extracts of Barton's "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of America" (Philadelphia, 1797), with additions by Peter S. Du Ponceau. 54 words have equivalents listed in columns of 50-70 languages. While Barton listed no authority, Du Ponceau cited sources. Includes sounds of the Othomi language; declension. Omaha, Kanzes, Otto; and symbol and sound. Also includes a review of Barton's book in "Göttingische Anzeigen von gelehrten Sachen," June 17, 1799.
Call #:  
Mss.497.B28
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Indiana University. Archives of Traditional Music
Dates:
1987
Abstract:  

Inventory of collections in the Archives of the Languages of the World.
Call #:  
Mss.016.4.In2
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Kendall, Daythal
Dates:
1972
Abstract:  

This is Kendall's doctoral dissertation in linguistics (University of Pennsylvania, 1972), and it concerns morphology, decoding, and generation of sentences (both simple and complex) and of texts in the Takelma language.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.K34
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Werner, Oswald
Dates:
1963-1964
Abstract:  

The anthropologist Oswald Werner was a member of the faculty at Northwestern University from 1963 until his retirement in 1998. A student of Navajo language and culture, he had a particular interest in Navajo medicine and science. The Werner Collection consists of two of Oswald Werner's early works on Navajo language and culture: his dissertation, "A typological comparison of four trader Navaho speakers" (Indiana University, 1963) and a paper "The Navaho ethnomedical domain: prolegomena to a componential semantic analysis" (1964).
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.W50
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Woodward, Mary F.,1923-
Dates:
1953
Abstract:  

These slips contain Hupa and English words and grammar.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.W87
Extent:
3 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Hymes, Dell H.
Dates:
1955
Abstract:  

This is Hymes' doctoral dissertation for Indiana University.
Call #:  
Mss.497.4.H99
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Hara, Hiroko
Dates:
1961
Abstract:  

Contains 4 notebooks (109 pages) of linguistic notes, principally vocabulary; also a 43-page vocabulary, organized by ethnographic categories such as animals, fish, clothing, tools, etc.; 36 pages of phrases and vocabulary notes; and a slip file.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1115
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
Dates:
1816-1822
Abstract:  

These are eighteen letters that mostly concern Indian linguistics. Regarding Zeisberger's Onondaga grammar and dictionary; Heckewelder's writings on the Indians; publications; question of whether or not any of the Lenape can pronounce the letter "r."
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1162
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Rigsby, Bruce Joseph
Dates:
1963-1969
Abstract:  

These notes are contained in eighteen notebooks and on 200 miscellaneous pages, and include translations of selected words and phrases. Includes vocabulary, paradigms, sentences, texts, and English translations. Covers multiples Sahaptian languages and dialects: Cayuse, Celilo, Kittitas, Molale, Nez Percé, Palouse, Pšwanwapam (Wenatchi?), Qayáwlali (Tenino), Rock Creek, Tayx (or Tygh), Umatilla, Walúla (Walla Walla), Walúpam (Walla Walla), Wanapam, Wayakma, Wayam, Wuxinsyáy (Umatilla), Yakama. Includes list of Umatilla speakers.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1261
Extent:
2 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
Dates:
1801-1843
Abstract:  

These forty-five letters concern legal and political matters, Indian languages and linguistics, philological matters, and the American Philosophical Society.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.541
Extent:
1 reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Gardiner, Emma Jane, 1806-1845
Dates:
1821
Abstract:  

Alphabetical (by Abenaki) list of words with English equivalents; uses Pickering's orthography. Capital letters probably inserted by Peter S. Du Ponceau, who alphabetized the list by the English in his collection.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.G16
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Dyk, Walter, 1899-1972
Dates:
1906-1956
Abstract:  

The linguist Walter Dyk (1899-1972) began his career as a graduate student under Edward Sapir studying the Wishram language. Following his MA thesis "Verb types in Wishram" (Chicago, 1931) and dissertation "A Grammar of Wishram" (Yale, 1933), Dyk turned to the study of Navajo language and culture, publishing his best known works, "autobiographies" of two of his consultants, Left Handed (1938) and Old Mexican (1948). The Dyk Collection consists of copies of Dyk's MA thesis and dissertation, some fields notes and related publications on Wishram, and commentary by Mary Haas, C. F. Voegelin, and Dell Hymes (who assembled the collection). Among the more interesting items are a particularly long and informative letter from Sapir commenting on Dyk's dissertation, and a series of letters between Pete McGuff and Sapir, written while the former was doing fieldwork on Wasco at Fort Simcoe, Washington, 1906-1908.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.H998m
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

This volume records Onondaga words and their usages. Prepositions discussed and exemplified in alphabetical order by the German.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.Z3o
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

This volume lists approximately 3,000 Onondaga inflected words and phrases with their German counterparts.
Call #:  
Mss.497.33.Z3o
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Anonymous
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

Sak and Fox words with their English equivalents. A note inside the back cover states "C.S.F. to Mrs. S.," asking her to excuse the "erroz in Spelling They are not mind (sic.). written on the night of my return from a memorable Expedition."
Call #:  
Mss.497.F11
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Enos, Susie
Dates:
Circa 1968
Abstract:  

Susie Enos was a native speaker of Tohono O'Odham and an early writer of her language. She contributed to the construction of a Papago dictionary in 1983. The text collected by Susie Enos from a consultant, Jose Ventura, "Ho'ok Oks" (Witch, Green Hawk, Eagle) includes indications of the syntactic function elements in the sentences and other grammatical notes, with a separate, line-by-line English translation.
Call #:  
Mss.497.P21
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Dates:
1816-1821
Abstract:  

This item includes notes, letters, and essays on the history, manners, and languages of the American Indians, sent to the Committee and to members of the American Philosophical Society. Contains answers to queries, historical material, Indian speeches, replies to letters of Peter S. Du Ponceau, references to the Lenni Lenape, Indian writing, translations of English into Indian languages.
Call #:  
Mss.970.1.H35c
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
James, Edwin,1797-1861.
Dates:
1827
Abstract:  

A brief discussion of location and the language, with list similar to that in James, A narrative of the captivity and adventure of John Tanner (1830), of Menomonee and Ojibway.
Call #:  
Mss.970.1.J23
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Dutilly, Arthème,collector.
Dates:
Circa 1860-1940
Abstract:  

This collection of twelve items includes dictionaries, lexicons, grammars, and miscellaneous missionary materials in Blackfoot, Slave, Cree, Montagnais, Tlingit, and Hare (Kawchotinne). Written by various authors.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1008
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



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