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Maidu Indian altar near Placerville, California before 1903

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Creator:
Carpenter
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G
Photographer ?:
Hudson, J. W
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1903
before 1903
Cite as:
Photo Lot 89-8, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1832
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
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National Anthropological Archives

Portrait of Captain Tom, from Auburn, California, in Partial Native Dress 1874

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Creator:
Chase, Alexander W
Physical description:
1 photoprint 002 in x 004 in mounted on 002 in x 004 in
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1874
Summary:
Hareskin Robe with Gopher Tails, Flicker Quill Headband, Stick with Red Woodpecker Scalps, and Abalone Gorget
Cite as:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Calif Maidu NM No # 01527500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 01527500
OPPS NEG 56771
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives

Portrait of Captain Tom's Wife in Partial Native Dress, Wearing 10-Yard Necklace of 1160 Clamshell Money Beads, and Deerskin Girdle and Headdress with Abalone Pendants 1874

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Creator:
Chase, Alexander W
Physical description:
1 photoprint 002 in x 004 in mounted on 002 in x 004 in
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1874
Cite as:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Calif Maidu NM No # 01527600, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 01527600
OPPS NEG 56772
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives

Portrait of Captain Tom's Daughter in Partial Native Dres, Wearing Abalone Shell Necklace, and Deerskin Girdle and Headband with Abalone Pendant 1874

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Creator:
Chase, Alexander W
Physical description:
1 photoprint 002 in x 004 in mounted on 002 in x 004 in
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1874
Cite as:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Calif Maidu NM No # 01527700, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 01527700
OPPS NEG BAE 2854 A
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives

Portrait of Captain Tom's Son in Partial Native Dress, Wearing Yellow Hammer's Feathers Headband, Abalone Gorget, and Belt with Abalone Pendants 1874

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Creator:
Chase, Alexander W
Physical description:
1 photoprint 002 in x 004 in mounted on 002 in x 004 in
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1874
Cite as:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Calif Maidu NM No # 01527800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 01527800
OPPS NEG 56770
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives

Woman in Native Dress with Ornaments n.d

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Physical description:
1 photograph 005 in x 007 in
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Cite as:
BAE GN 02854A 06437700, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 06437700
OPPS NEG 02854 A
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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National Anthropological Archives

Linguistic material 1877

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Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S (Albert Samuel) 1832-1907
Physical description:
84 pages
Culture:
Maidu Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1877
Cite as:
Manuscript 646-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 646-b
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National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous subjects: man and woman

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Creator:
Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee
Physical description:
1 4x5 in photograph
Culture:
Maidu Indians (identification uncertain)
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Place:
California
Date:
1890
Summary:
Includes: miscellaneous portraits, storage platforms and baskets, woman using mortar and pestle, woman with cradle board on back.
Cite as:
Negative 2854 B 26, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG 2854 B 26
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous subjects: man and woman

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Creator:
Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee
Physical description:
1 4x5 in photograph
Culture:
Maidu Indians (identification uncertain)
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Place:
California
Date:
1890
Summary:
Includes: miscellaneous portraits, storage platforms and baskets, woman using mortar and pestle, woman with cradle board on back.
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Negative 2854 B 27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG 2854 B 27
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous subjects: man and woman

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Creator:
Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee
Physical description:
1 4x5 in photograph
Culture:
Maidu Indians (identification uncertain)
Indians of North America California
Type:
Photographs
Place:
California
Date:
1890
Summary:
Includes: miscellaneous portraits, storage platforms and baskets, woman using mortar and pestle, woman with cradle board on back.
Cite as:
Negative 2854 B 28, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG 2854 B 28
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Supplemental material on Northern and Central California, circa 1907-circa 1957

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Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961
Kroeber, A. L (Alfred Louis) 1876-1960
Underhill, Ruth 1883-1984
Subject:
Drake, Francis 1540?-1596
Morton, C. V (Conrad Vernon) 1905-1972
Du Bois, Cora Alice 1903-1991
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Voegelin, C. F (Charles Frederick) 1906-1986
Waterman, T. T (Thomas Talbot) b. 1885
Uldall, Hans Jørgen 1907-1957
Physical description:
5 boxes
Culture:
Wiyot Indians
Yurok Indians
Mattole
Nisenan Indians
Miwok Indians
Pomo Indians
Karok Indians
Chimariko Indians
Shasta Indians
Wailaki Indians
Achomawi Indians
Atsugewi Indians
Wintu Indians
Yana Indians
Ohlone Indians
Esselen Indians
Salinan Indians
Yokuts Indians
Maidu Indians
Type:
Vocabulary
Field notes
Manuscripts
Place:
California
Date:
1907
1907-1957
circa 1907-circa 1957
Summary:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains material that supplement Harrington's Northern and Central California field notes. There are materials on Wiyot/Yurok/Mattole; Nisenan/Northern Sierra Miwok; Southern Pomo/Central Sierra Miwok; Plains Miwok; Karok/Shasta/Konomihu; Chimariko/Hupa; Wailaki; Achomawi/Atsugewi/Wintu/Yana; Yana/Achomawi/Wintu/Chimariko; Costanoan; Esselen; Salinan; and Yokuts. The files include notes Harrington collected from the field, covering linguistic, botanical, biographical, geographical, and ethnographic topics; notes from rehearings; notes and drafts from his papers; notes on his travels and activities; and notes from secondary sources, including field notes from Alfred Kroeber and other colleagues and notes on Sir Francis Drake's travels in California. Some of his botanical notes include scientific identifications and comments by botanist C. V. Morton of the National Herbarium. The Karok section contains labels for Karok baskets housed in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution's Department of Anthropology.
There are also some general and miscellaneous materials, notes relating to collections of artifacts, notes relating to mission records, notes from conversations, notes from secondary sources, and notes and writings collected from others. Miscellaneous material includes lists of possible informants for a number of California languages, bibliographic references, notes on boats, a list of captions for Harrington's paper "Chainfern and Maidenhair, Adornment Materials of Northwestern California Basketry," a tracing of a map labeled "Plano de la Mision San Jose, 1824," additional references to that mission, and a text. The papers contain references to the Hupa, Maidu, and Yurok tribes. Notes on artifacts pertain to collections held by others, including the George Heye collection of artifacts for the Modoc, Klamath, Pomo, Tolowa, Hupa, and Yurok tribes. Notes from conversations includes interviews with Cora DuBois, C. Hart Merriam, Carl F. Voegelin, and T.T. Waterman. Notes from his meeting with Dr. J.W. Hudson are the most extensive. The last file in the subseries consists of notes from a meeting with Ruth Underhill on January 10, 1941, and a notebook which Harrington evidently obtained from her at that time. The notebook contains class notes from a course on Maidu which Underhill had taken at Columbia University in 1932 with Hans Jorgen Uldall. Included are information on phonetics and grammar and a number of texts.
Cite as:
Notes and writings on special linguistic studies: Supplemental material on Northern and Central California, John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Linguistics
Ethnology
Grammar, Comparative and general
Names, Geographical
Names, Ethnological
Indians of North America
Wiyot language
Yurok language
Mattole language
Nisenan language
Miwok languages
Karok language
Shasta language
Konomihu language
Chimariko language
Hupa language
Achomawi language
Atsugewi language
Wintu language
Yana language
Ohlone language
Esselen language
Salinan language
Yokuts language
Discovery and exploration
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Notes and writings on special linguistic studies, 1907-1957
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Miscellaneous vocabularies of 32 different tribes

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Collector:
Bartlett, J. H
Husband, Bruce
Encinas Fr
Whipple, Amiel Weeks Lieutenant, U. S. Army
Brown, H. B
Heintzelman Major
Duralde, Martin
Informant:
Cawewas, Pedro
Peraza, Hieronymo
Alejo, Marcos
Ortiz, Santiago
A-he-ba-tu
Esteban
Colusio
Physical description:
183 numbered pages
Culture:
Kiowa Indians
Nahuatlan
Athapascan Indians
Tanoan Indians
Yuman Indians
Pujunan
Athapaskan
Siouan Indians
Serian
Piman Indians
Tanoan
Yuman
Wakashan Indians
Shoshonean Indians
Kulanapan
Otomian
Chitimachan
Attacapan
Mayan
San Luis Rey
Indians of North America California
Pomo Indians
Maidu Indians
Arctic peoples
Indians of North America Subarctic
Indians of North America Great Basin
Shoshoni Indians
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America
Indians of North America Great Plains
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Seri Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Summary:
On page 129-134, there is a Comanche vocabulary alongside with Spanish and Luiseno. Follows items called for in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary. Some Comanche terms lacking.
Contents: Bartlett, John R. "Cochimi language of Lower California obtained through Mr Robinia of Guaymas, Sonora." No date. [post 1852] Autograph document. pages 215-218 in bound volume of vocabularies. Vocabulary written in "American Ethnological Society Circular Number 1, Indian Languages of America, June, 1852," a printed outline of 200 words. Negative microfilm on file. Heintzelman, Major S. P. Vocabulary of the Cocopa language. Fort Yuma, Colorado, April 19, 1854. Copy by Bartlett, pages 165-166. Heintzelmam, Major S. P. Vocabulary of the Mohavi or Hum-mock-havy taken by Major Heintzelman. Copy by Bartlett, pages 167-176. Copy in another hand in printed outline published by American Ethnological Society, pages 177-180. On negative Microfilm reel #37. Comanche San Luis Rey [Bartlett, John R.] San Luis Rey- Comanche comparative vocabulary. No informant or date is recorded for the Comanche vocabulary of about 150 words, pages 129-135. All pages are in the handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett. However, penciled note on another copy of the Comanche vocabulary (Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Number 762) states "probably of J. R. Bartlett." Approximately 5 extra Comanche terms are listed in 1627 which were not copied into the manuscript filed under 762.
Contents: San Luis Rey Comanche [Bartlett, John R.] San Luis Rey- Comanche comparative vocabulary. San Luis Rey vocabulary of about 180 words, pages 128-135. May 10, 1852. All pages are copies in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed in another copy, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Number 772. According to the discussion, pages 128 and 135, vocabulary was recorded from Pedro Cawewas, an old man called the captain or chief of his tribe, about 150 of which now live where the mission of San Luis Rey is situated. Tiwa: Piro [Bartlett, John R.] Piro vocabulary of about 180 words, pages 53-54, and another copy, pages 67-68. "Language of the Piros," discussion, pages 55-59. No date. [Ca. October 2, 1852: date on "Tigua" (Piro ?) vocabulary immediately following on pages 63-65.] All pages are copies in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but so attributed in other copies, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Numbers 458-b and 458-c. According to discussion, page 55, vocabulary was recorded from Hieronymo Peraza and Marcus Alejo, principal men of the pueblo of "Sinecu" [Senecu del Sur, Chihuahua] a few miles below El Paso de Norte, on the western bank of the Rio Grande. Tiwa: Senecu del Sur (Piro ?) [Bartlett, John R.] "Tigua" vocabulary of about 200 words, pages 63-65. October 2, 1852. Copy in handwriting of George Gibbs, here not specifically attributed to Bartlett, but was so attributed in other copies, namely, Bureau of American Ethnology Numbers 458-a and 458-c. Note following heading: "[Language of ?] Indians of Taos, in New Mexico (pronounced Tee-wa) [sic] taken from Santiago Ortiz (A-he-ba-tu) head chief of Senecu, Isleta, etc. [i. e. Senecu del Sur, Chihuahua; see Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30, II, 509.]" Bartlet's Vocabularies ? 1. Pages 17-19 Sioux vocabulary, translated into Sioux by Bruce Husband, Fort Laramie, February 26, 1849. 2 pages. 2. Pages 21-24 Kiowa vocabulary, from Esteban, a Mexican captive for 7 years among the Comanches and Kiowas in Texas. 5 pages. 3. Pages 25-27 cf. Manuscript 1139- a copy of this. Ceris (Seri) vocabulary taken from a native at Hermosillo, January 1, 1852 (note by Gatschet says 1853). Informant- Colusio. 3 pages. 4. Pages 31-34 Yaqui vocabulary by Fr. Encinas of Ures, December 1851. 4 pages, including notes. 5. Pages 37-39 Opate (Nahuatlan) vocabulary, taken at Ures, Sonora. 3 pages. 6. Pages 43-45; 49-51. Apaches of the Coppermine, taken from Mangus Colorado July, 1851. 3 pages. (also duplicate copy). 7. Pages 53-59; 57 Piro (Tanoaan) vocabulary, taken from two Indians, Hieromymo Peraza and Marcus Alejo. 2 pages. Notes 5 pages. 8. Pages 63-65 "Tigua " [Tiwa] Indians of Taos in New Mexico vocabulary, taken from Santiago Ortiz, head chief of Senecu, Isleta, etc. 3 pages.
Contents: 9. Pages 71-73 Vocabulary of the language of the Coco-Maricopas of the river Gila (Yumian). 3 pages. 10. Pages 77-81; 85-92; Reel #21 Vocabulary of the Diegueno tribe, vocabulary, 8 pages; and 11. Los Angeles Indians, Diegueno tribe, vocabulary, 8 pages. 12. Pages 93-103 Yuman or Cuchan and Comiya (Comeya) vocabulary and notes, 11 pages, including extract from Lt Whipple's diary, October 7, 1849. 13. Pages 105-6; 109-10 13. Vocabulary in the Digger (Pujunan) [Maidu] language, from manuscript in the possession of J. B. Moore obtained by H. B. Brown. 4 pages. 14. Pages 113-116 Napa Valley (Digger) [Pujunan] vocabulary. 3 pages. 15. Pages 117-123 Makah of Cape Flattery and Diggers [Pujunan] of Napa Valley- vocabulary. 6 pages. 16. Pages 125-128 Kechi (Mission of San Luis Rey) vocabulary. Taken from Pedro Cawenas, May 10, 1852, San Luis Rey. Notes. 17. Pages 129-35 San Luis Rey and Comanche vocabulary. 7 pages. Taken from Pedro Cawewas. Includes notes. 18. Pages 137-39. San Luis Obispo vocabulary. 3 pages. 19. Pages 141-144 San Jose Indian vocabulary. 4 pages including notes.
Contents: Bartlett's vocabularies. 20. Pages 145-152 H'hana of Sacramento (Kulanapan) vocabulary, 6 pages. 21. Pages 155-159 Coluse (between Sacramento River and Clear Lake), vocabulary- 6 words only. Erroneously marked Athapaskan in Hewitt's hand. Actually Patwin and Wintun; see word for "Indian"- Note by M. R. Haas. 11/58. Items 21 ans 22: See Pitkin, Harvey and William Shipley, Comparative Survey of California Penutian, IJAL, Volume 24, Number 3, July, 1958, pages 174-88. (Reference from MRH). 22. Coluse and Noema vocabulary. 3 pages. 23. Page 163 Tehama vocabulary. 1 page. 24. Pages 165-66 Cocopa vocabulary. (Fort Yuma, Colorado, Mouth of the Colorado River). 2 pages. April 19, 1854. 25. Pages 167-180 Mohave vocabulary. Major Heintzelman. 14 pages including notes. 26. Pages 181-84 Otomi (Mexico) vocabulary. 3 pages. (1767 and 1826). 27. Pages 186-201 Chitimacha and Attacapa vocabularies and notes. 15 pages. (1848) 28. Pages 203-206 Maya vocabulary. From manuscript dictionary in possession of John Carter Brown. 3 pages. 29. Pages 207-210 Tarahumara vocabulary. 3 pages. (1787 and 1826). 30. Pages 211-214 Cahita (Sonora) vocabulary. 3 pages. 31. Pages 215-18 Cochimi (of Lower California), vocabulary. 3 pages. 32. Pages 219-221 Nevome (Pima of Sonora) vocabulary. 2 pages. (printed). 33. Pages 223-224 Letter to John R. Bartlett from George Gibbs re. to vocabularies. 3 pages.
Contents: Smith, Buckingham. "Vocabulary of the Nevome, As Spoken by the Pima of Moris, A Town of Sonora." 1861, and prior. Printed document. 2 pages. On pages 219 and 221 of this Manuscript. Published excerpt from History Magazine, July, 1861, pages 202-203. Contains grammatical notes, general vocabulary, and the Lord's Prayer in the Nevome dialect of Piman.
Cite as:
Manuscript 1627, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Dakota language; Mayo dialect (Piman); Kumiai language; Central Pomo language
Kiowa language
Seri language
Yaqui language
Opata language
Chiricahua language
Maricopa language
Yuma language
Maidu language
Makah language
Luiseño language
Comanche language
Chumash language
Cocopa language
Mohave language
Chitimacha language
Atakapa language
Tarahumara language
Pima Bajo language
Tewa language
Otomi language
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 1627
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National Anthropological Archives

John Peabody Harrington papers: Nisenan/Northern Sierra Miwok, 1939

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Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961
Clark, Charles Upson 1875-1960
Subject:
Paul Wilhelm Duke of Württemberg 1797-1860
Ishi d. 1916
Physical description:
1 box
Culture:
Miwok Indians
Nisenan Indians
Indians of North America California
Type:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Genealogies
Maps
Place:
California
Sacramento (Calif.)
Date:
1939
Notes:
In early June 1939 John P. Harrington spent several days examining Prince Paul of Wurttemberg's "account of the Sacramento Valley Indians of California in 1850 and two vocabularies." Using agent Michael Harrison's home at the Sacramento Indian Agency as his headquarters, Harrington made several trips throughout the Sacramento area in search of knowledgeable native speakers. Among those he interviewed were Lizzie Enos of Clipper Gap, Jane Lewis of Auburn rancheria, George Nye of Dobbins, Albert Porter and Henry Hanson of Forest Hill, and Lilly Williams-all Nisenan-and Mike Murray, a ko.ni, who knew Northern Sierra Miwok as well as some Nisenan.
Two particularly helpful sources of nonlinguistic information were Winifred Codman, a social worker in the area, and H. C. Peterson, curator in charge of the centennial celebration of the founding of Sacramento. Harrington also spoke with Mrs. Thomas Edward Holmes, Mrs. Lou Wilson, and Ben Frost.
Summary:
This subseries of the Northern and Central California series contains material that supplement Harrington's research on Nisenan and Northern Sierra Miwok.
A section of Harrington's field notes are based on Prince Paul of Wurttemberg's research on "Hok" (Southwestern Nisenan) dialect and "Kosume" (Northern Sierra Miwok). In 1937 Matthew W. Stirling, chief of the B. A. E., commissioned Charles Upson Clark to conduct research in Stuttgart, Germany, on Prince Paul's expedition of 1849-1851 to the Pacific Coast. A translation of a portion of Clark's journals was sent to Harrington in the field to be reheard with his various informants. The notes are organized on the basis of interviews which Harrington conducted with each informant individually or in small groups. George Nye, described as a speaker of the "Yuba County language," and Lizzie Enos provided the bulk of the data. A variety of Nisenan dialects are represented, including the Northern and Central Hill varieties. Much of the ethnographic information interspersed with the linguistic notes is concerned with Harrington's attempts to locate the Hock Indian mound described by von Wurttemberg. Also included are sketch maps, historical anecdotes, and descriptions of photographs of Sutter's Mill.
Notes from secondary sources consist of handwritten excerpts made by Harrington from various published sources which he evidently found at the Sacramento Public Library. Works by Kroeber, Gudde, and Powers are among those quoted. A few random comments from informants were added to these pages, although for the most part the informants were unfamiliar with the geographical names mentioned in the sources.
This subseries also contains biographical data that Harrington collected on possible informants.These include notes copied by Harrington from social worker rolls made available to him by Winifred Codman. Individuals are listed by county with some genealogical information and assessments of their capabilities in giving linguistic data. Similar information was copied from the files of the Sacramento Indian Agency. These records are followed by a few miscellaneous pages of biographical notes obtained during his interviews.
There are also miscellaneous notes, which include a few comments on phonetics of Maidu and Nisenan and a brief dicussion of the well-known northern California Indian, Ishi.
Cite as:
Northern and Central California: Nisenan/Northern Sierra Miwok, John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Northern Sierra Miwok language
Nisenan language
Maidu language
Language and languages--Documentation
Linguistics
Ethnology
History
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Northern and Central California, 1912-1957
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