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    • Collection number: Whistler
    • Primary contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Joe Freeman (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), Jennie Regalado (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Sharky Moore (consultant)
    • Languages: Patwin (pwi), Yokuts (yok), Northeastern Pomo (pef), Hill Patwin, River Patwin, Wintuan, Nomlaki (nol)
    • Dates: 1970-1980
    • Extent: 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
    • Historical information: Kenneth Whistler received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University (1972) and a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley (1980). His research focused on the Penutian languages of California, chiefly Patwin.
    • Scope and content: The Papers primarily document Whistler's field work on Patwin and Nomlaki. Whistler's Patwin consultants included Harry Lorenzo (Rumsey Hill Patwin, Brooks, California), Oscar McDaniel (Kabalwen Patwin, Stonyford, California) and Jennie Regalado (Colusa River Patwin, Colusa, California). Whistler's Nomlaki consultants included Joe Freeman (Paskenta Hill Nomlaki, Los Molinos, California). In addition to Whistler's field notes, the Papers contain drafts of a paper on Pomo prehistory by Whistler and notes on Yokuts reconstructions.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages, SCL Whistler, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2CV4FPF
    • Associated materials: 
    • Collection number: LA105
    • Primary contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Dates: 1975
    • Historical information: Linguistic field recordings: songs; reminiscences.; Digitization supported by NEH Preservation/Access Grant
    • Scope and content: No restrictions, letter date: Jul 1 2005 12:00:00:000AM, reply date: Apr 14 2007 12:00:00:000AM
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings, LA 105, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/10024

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    • Item number: Haas.068.020
    • Date: May 28, 1975
    • Contributors: Mary R. Haas (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (author)
    • Language: Gabrielino
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder (7 pp.)
    • Description: Copy of a typescript paper by Ken Whistler.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: A short survey of literature on the Gabrielino Indians, Haas.068.020, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/2646
    • Item number: LA105.003
    • Date: 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.003.001.wav was formerly segment number 003_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Account in Hill Patwin. No English glosses.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of a death, burial, and the dinner to send the spirit to heaven, LA 105.003, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18882
    • Item number: LA105.005
    • Date: 12 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.005.001.wav was formerly segment number 005_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin and English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of bead making, LA 105.005, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18884
    • Item number: LA105.006
    • Date: 12 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.006.001.wav was formerly segment number 006_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin and English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: How the consultant made a flute, LA 105.006, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18885
    • Item number: LA105.002
    • Date: 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.002.001.wav was formerly segment number 002_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Song in Hill Patwin. Discussion in English interspersed.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Khosi Muhi "Gambling Song", LA 105.002, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18881
    • Item number: LA105.001
    • Date: 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.001.001.wav was formerly segment number 001_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Song in Hill Patwin. Discussion in English interspersed.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kule:le Muhi, LA 105.001, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18880
    • Item number: Whistler.003
    • Date: 1980 April 16
    • Contributor: Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 folder, 30 pp.
    • Description: Revised draft of a paper on connections between archaeology and historical linguistics.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Pomo prehistory: A case for archaeological linguistics, Whistler.003, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1994
    • Item number: Oswalt.003.114
    • Date: 1977-12-01
    • Contributors: Robert L. Oswalt (annotator), Oswalt family (donor), Kenneth W. Whistler (author)
    • Languages: [unknown]
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder
    • Description: Photocopy of Whistler's typed manuscript.
    • Collection: Robert Louis Oswalt Papers on Pomoan Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Pomo prehistory: A case for archaeological linguistics, Oswalt.003.114, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/2282
    • Item number: Oswalt.003.122
    • Date: 1978, 1989
    • Contributors: Kenneth W. Whistler (author), Oswalt family (donor), John P. Marr (author)
    • Languages: [unknown]
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder
    • Description: Photocopy of typed manuscript by Marr on J. P. Harrington. Includes mimeograph "Roster of linguists specializing in California and Oregon languages, 1978", compiled by Whistler.
    • Collection: Robert Louis Oswalt Papers on Pomoan Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Presentation for the American Indian Languages Group at Berkeley, March 14, 1989, Oswalt.003.122, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/2290
    • Item number: LA105.004
    • Date: 12 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.004.001.wav was formerly segment number 004_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin. No English glosses.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of Billy Bush, LA 105.004, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18883
    • Item number: LA105.010
    • Date: 15 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.010.001.wav was formerly segment number 010_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in English and Hill Patwin.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of Yeko, a werebear, LA 105.010, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18889
    • Item number: LA105.011
    • Date: 19 Sep 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.011.001.wav was formerly segment number 011_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of a 19th century war in Indian VAlley between the Lake Pomo and the Salt Pomo, LA 105.011, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18890
    • Item number: LA105.007
    • Date: 12 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.007.001.wav was formerly segment number 007_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin and English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of a condor, LA 105.007, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18886
    • Item number: LA105.008
    • Date: 15 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.008.001.wav was formerly segment number 008_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin and English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of a salt raid and fight between the Salt Pomo and Lake Pomo, LA 105.008, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18887
    • Item number: LA105.009
    • Date: 15 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.009.001.wav was formerly segment number 009_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Story of the abandonment of a settlement on Brother Moore's land, LA 105.009, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18888
    • Item number: LA105.012
    • Date: 26 Sep 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Hill Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA105.012.001.wav was formerly segment number 012_1.
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description:  Story in Hill Patwin and English.
    • Collection: The Kenneth W. Whistler collection of Hill Patwin sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: The creation of the world, LA 105.012, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/18891
    • Item number: Haas.068.030
    • Date: 1980 July 19
    • Contributors: Mary R. Haas (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (author)
    • Languages: Patwin (pwi), Wintu (wnw), Nomlaki (nol)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder (110 pp.)
    • Description: Annotated draft of U.C. Berkeley Ph.D. thesis by Ken Whistler.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Draft of "Proto-Wintun kin classification: A case study in reconstruction of a complex semantic system"], Haas.068.030, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/2739
    • Item number: Whistler.001
    • Date: undated
    • Contributor: Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder and 1 box
    • Description: Folder containing pressed flowers and a box with flora, a preserved goldfinch, and beetles.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Ethnobiological specimens with Patwin labels], Whistler.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1991
    • Item number: Whistler.t001
    • Date: 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Wintuan
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: [12 reel tapes]
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description: Audio recording of Hill Patwin stories and songs. 4 recorded tapes; 8 unused; about 20 stories and songs. Moved to the Berkeley Language Center 6/1997.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Hill Patwin audio recordings: Stories and songs], Whistler.t001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1996
    • Item number: Turner.001
    • Date: 1973-1980
    • Contributors: Mary R. Haas (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), Katherine Turner (researcher, donor)
    • Languages: Nuu-chah-nulth (noo), Ditidaht (noo), Makah (myh)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder
    • Description: Materials from courses taught by Mary Haas on Nuu-chah-nulth with a small amount of material on Makah and Ditidaht. Includes readings, term papers, and notes. Handouts, readings, and other texts include (by Mary Haas unless otherwise noted): Nootka Classifiers, Nootka Body Part Suffixes, a copy of Metaphors in Makah Neologisms by William Jacobsen, Structure of the Nootka Aspect System by Kenneth Whistler, A Nootka Text: Kwatyat and the Sunbeam Girls, Nootka Materials: The Consonant System & The Aspect System, Noun and Verb in Nootkan by William Jacobsen, Some Orthographic SYstems Used for Nootka and Nitinat, Bibliography on Nootkan Languages, The Solar Myth, notes on What Are Mosquitos Made Out of, notes on Taboos for Sea Mammal Hunting, Incremental Suffixes, notes on Deer and the Wolves, notes on Bluejay Transformer, handouts from Kenneth Whistler on the Nootka Aspectual System and also Personal and Placename Suffixes, notes on a text called Advice, a draft of a paper by Kenneth Whistler called Inverse Person Marking in Nootkan, a chart showing the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Nuxalk consonant inventories, and an annotated copy of an excerpt from Sapir and Swadesh's Nootka Texts.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Materials from courses on Nuu-chah-nulth], Turner.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/14847
    • Item number: 2014-21.005.004
    • Date: 1979 to 1982
    • Contributors: William H. Jacobsen (researcher), Jay Powell (researcher), Lloyd B. Anderson (researcher), Alice Harris (researcher), Carolyn J. Jenkins (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), James P. Green (researcher), Madison Beeler (researcher), Terry J. Klokeid (researcher), Darlene Ammons (researcher), Barrick Van Winkle (researcher)
    • Languages: Nuu-chah-nulth (noo), Uto-Aztecan, Barbareño (boi)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder
    • Description: Folder containing correspondence with various researchers Jacobsen encountered in his academic life; includes a manuscript by Madison S. Beeler and Kenneth Whistler entitled “Coyote, Hawk, Raven, and Skunk (Barbareño Chumash)”; a two-page handout concerning Uto-Aztecan reconstruction, by Lloyd B. Anderson; a hand-drawn diagram entitled “Structure of the Nootka Aspect System” by Kenneth Whistler; and a manuscript by Alice C. Harris entitled “Transitivity and Rule Alignment” (Preliminary version, 1981).
    • Collection: William H. Jacobsen Materials on Indigenous Languages of North America
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Miscellaneous academic correspondence], 2014-21.005.004, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/23177
    • Item number: Vihman.033
    • Date: 1970-1981
    • Contributors: Michelle Caisse (researcher), Robert L. Oswalt (researcher), Eero Vihman (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), Angelina Campbell (consultant), Victor Golla (researcher), Mary Catherine O'Connor (researcher), Annie Lake (consultant), Leanne Hinton (researcher)
    • Languages: Northern Pomo (pej), Kashaya (kju)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 binder
    • Places: El Roble; Potter Valley
    • Description: Miscellaneous materials on Pomoan languages. Includes 4 x 6 cards with E. Pomo phonemes and Spanish loans; mimeographed and typed copies of Northern Pomo texts; a copy of Vihman's paper "Northern Pomo numerals: A quadriquinary vigesimal system"; handouts from the 1980 Hokan-Penutian conference; "California-Oregon languages newsletter" dated June 16-1981.
    • Collection: Eero Vihman Papers on the Northern Pomo Language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Miscellaneous materials on Pomoan languages], Vihman.033, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1936
    • Item number: Whistler.005.001
    • Date: 2011
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 124 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook A I. Original material dated 7-3-[19]75 to 8-7-[19]75.
      (The digital files associated with this Item include a series of scanned images from original physical objects. These images are aggregated at lower resolution in the file Whistler.005.001.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.001.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.001-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook A I], Whistler.005.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2930R3T
    • Item number: Whistler.005.002
    • Date: 2011
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Patwin (pwi), River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 124 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB
    • Place: Stonyford
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook B II. Original material dated 8-8-[19]75 to 9-17-[19]75.
      (The digital files associated with this Item include a series of scanned images from original physical objects. These images are aggregated at lower resolution in the file Whistler.005.002.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.002.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.002-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook B II], Whistler.005.002, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X25B00CG
    • Item number: Whistler.005.003
    • Date: 2011
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Sharky Moore (consultant)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, River Patwin, Northeastern Pomo (pef)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 102 digital images (TIFF), approximately 5 GB
    • Places: Stonyford; Willows
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook C. Original material dated 9-17-[19]75 to 9-29-[19]75.
      (The digital files associated with this Item include a series of scanned images from original physical objects. These images are aggregated at lower resolution in the file Whistler.005.003.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.003.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.003-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook C], Whistler.005.003, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X21J97PN

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