Letter in Spanish to H.W. Henshaw, San Buenaventura, California, April 21, 1891, written in parallel columns in the San Buenaventura (Ventureno Chumash) language and in Spanish. Typed English Translation, 19 pages.
Recorded at Santa Barbara, April 4-7, 1887. About 232 entries, arranged in accordance with the "standard vocabulary" of the Smithsonian. Original, 12 pages, typed copy, 16 pages. (Also 2-page typed list by J.P. Harrington of words from Gould's vocabulary which Harrington did not "see through," received with Harrington's papers, after 1961.-This portion of Manuscript 858 returned to J.P. Harrington Papers.-ELM 10/80.)
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From Mish-khon-a-ka band, San Buenaventura, California.
In ink, in Powell's Schedule in Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Apparently a neat copy of 291-a, with additional note on the title page about the informant, Juan Estevan Pico. With this is a typed copy of 3075, 104 pages. (not on film reel.) Filed with 291-a.
MS 2114-a Comparative vocabulary of San Antonio (Salinan), San Miguel (Salinan), San Luis Obispo (Obispeno), Santa Rosa (Island Chumash), Santa Inez (Inezeno Chumash), Purisima (Purismeno Chumash), Santa Barbara (Barbareno Chumash), and Ventura (Ventur...
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Manuscript 2114-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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