Historical information: Catherine Callaghan is Professor Emerita in the Department of Linguistics at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963. Her doctoral dissertation was a grammar of Lake Miwok. Throughout her career Callaghan's research has focused on the Penutian languages of California, especially connections between Yokuts and Miwok.
Scope and content: The Papers document a small portion of Catherine Callaghan's research on the Miwok language of California. The collection includes vocabulary sheets for several Miwok languages prepared by Callaghan while a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley, an early inventory of the papers of John Peabody Harrington.
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Catherine A. Callaghan Papers on Miwok Languages, SCL Callaghan, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2W37T8T
Description: Two draft versions of a 14-page paper on the historical relationships between Saclan and other varieties of Miwok. Some pages have handwritten corrections in ink. Includes correspondence with William Shipley and Jesse Sawyer.