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Judy Gray Crawford Papers on the Mojave Language

Collection number: SCL CrawfordJu
Primary contributors:  Elmer Gates (consultant), Duane Drennon (consultant), Robert Martin (consultant), Rose Martin (consultant), Emmett Van Fleet (consultant), Flora Sands (consultant), Judith G. Crawford (researcher), Nellie Brown (consultant)
Additional contributors:  Lorenzo Sinyella (consultant), Mrs. Felipa Ida Sundust (consultant), Phyllis Hayes (consultant), Grace Mitchell (consultant), Lillian Hayes (consultant)
Dates: 1967-1968, 1972
Extent: .5 linear feet (14 notebooks and 1 folder)
Historical information: Judy Gray Crawford studied linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley in the late 1960s, during which time she conducted field research on Mojave and other Yuman languages of the southwestern United States. Her 1973 M.A. thesis at Idaho State University was a comparative study of Pomoan and Yuman languages.
Scope and content: The Papers document Judy Gray Crawford's research on the Yuman languages of California and Arizona, especially Mojave. The collection includes Mojave texts, wordlists, and grammatical elicitation from field trips conducted in 1968 and 1972. Also included are wordlists from several other Yuman languages from an initial reconnaissance trip in July 1967 and a photocopy of Crawford's Idaho State University M.A. thesis. Crawford's Mojave consultants included Nellie Brown, Duane Drennan, Elmer Gates, Robert Martin, Rose Martin, Flora Sands, and Emmett Van Fleet. She also worked with Lillian Hayes (Cocopa), Phyllis Hayes (Cocopa), Grace Mitchell (Yavapai), Lorenzo Sinyella (Havasupai), and Felipa Ida Sundust (Maricopa).
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Judy Gray Crawford Papers on the Mojave Language, SCL CrawfordJu, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley,
Associated materials: Audio recordings associated with the Papers are in the Berkeley Language Center, Berkeley, California (LA 248).