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Terrence Kaufman Papers on Indigenous Languages of Mesoamerica
Collection number: SCL Kaufman
Primary contributor: Terrence Kaufman (researcher)
Additional contributor: Javier Lopez Cartas (consultant)
Dates: 1960s-1990s and undated
Extent: 11 items
Historical information: Terrence Kaufman is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963. His doctoral dissertation was a grammar of Tzeltal. He has published widely on a variety of topics related to linguistic anthropology, and has contributed to the documentation and description of languages in the Mayan, Siouan, UtoAztecan, and OtoManguean families.
Scope and content: The Papers consist of materials related to Kaufman's research on the languages of Mesoamerica, especially unpublished or pre-publication drafts of articles and class handouts. The collection also includes mimeographs of Chinook Jargon materials.
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Terrence Kaufman Papers on Indigenous Languages of Mesoamerica, SCL Kaufman, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/20
Associated materials: Audio recordings associated with the Papers are in the Berkeley Language Center, Berkeley, California (LA 27, LA 73).