United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856)
John Baer was with Commander Rodgers' North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1852-55.
Vocabularies collected by the expedition team at the sites called Yerigen (Yergin, Yarga on Arakamchechen Island) and Siqluk (Chak-lock, on the nearby Yttygran Island) respectively, off the Glasenap Harbor, Senyavin Strait, west side of Bering Strait. Yergin/Yarga and Siqluk/Chak-lock are about 2 miles apart.
John Baer. Chuckchi ("Yerigen") and Asiatic Eskimo ("Chak-lock") Vocabularies. Rodgers North Pacific Expedition, 1852-55. "Glasenap Harbor Senyavin Straits. "Yerigen" near the (expedition's) tents; "Chak-lock" on island 2 miles south. Pgs. 27; includes 366 Chukchi and 150 Eskimo words, with phonetic notes on vowel length and pitch. (Entry prepared by Demitri Shimkin, July, 1957, for use by Roman Jacobson in his bibliography of "Paleo-Siberian" languages.) According to Shimkin and/or Jacobson, this manuscript has not been published.
Manuscript 338-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution