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    • Collection number: Silver
    • Primary contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: Roy Siniard (researcher), Lily Montgomery (consultant), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Languages: Yuki, Yana, Kashaya, Shasta, Southern Pomo
    • Dates: 1960s - approximately 1980 and undated
    • Historical information: Shirley Silver (1926-) is Professor Emerita at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. She received a bachelor's degree (1949) and Ph.D. (1966) from the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral thesis was a description of the Shasta language based on fieldwork condicuted in 1957-1961. Over the course of her career she published widely on a variety of topics related to the native languages of California.
    • Scope and content: The Papers document Shirley Silver's research on the indigenous languages of California. This includes a microfilm copy of her Shasta field notes collected in the summers of 1957-1961. Sargent Sambo was her main Shasta language consultant, and she recorded additional material with Clara Wicks (Shasta) and Lily Montgomery (Yana). The collection also includes copies of wordlists for Shasta and Southern Pomo collected by Silver, a pre-publication draft article on Hokan botanical vocabulary, notes on Yuki grammar, and a set of slides featuring the Kashaya alphabet.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Shirley Silver Papers on California Indian Languages, SCL Silver, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2DV1GTT
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    • Collection number: LA35
    • Primary contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Additional contributor: Minnie Fulwider (researcher)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Dates: 1966-1968
    • Scope and content: Linguistic field recordings: linguistic data; stories; ethnographic data; additional ethnographic or ethnohistorical texts; reminiscences (English); untitled texts. Some in English; English glosses for some or all.; Digitization supported by NEH Preservation/Access Grant
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings, LA 35, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/10129

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    • Item number: LA35.030
    • Date: 02 Jan 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.030.001.wav was formerly segment number 030_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 10:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Adjectives (frequency or degree); metals; verbs, LA 35.030, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16909
    • Item number: LA35.020
    • Date: 23 Dec 1966
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.020.001.wav was formerly segment number 020_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 6:3. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Adjectives; nouns related to food and insects, LA 35.020, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16899
    • Item number: LA35.055
    • Date: 08 Apr 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.055.001.wav was formerly segment number 056_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 19:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Adverbs (a lot of, a bunch of); formation (lined up, in-law, in circle), LA 35.055, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16934
    • Item number: LA35.048
    • Date: 04 Mar 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.048.001.wav was formerly segment number 049_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 16:2. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Adverbs (locations); phrases (to be looking for), LA 35.048, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16927
    • Item number: LA35.006
    • Date: 02 Oct 1966
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.006.001.wav was formerly segment number 006_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 2:3. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Animals; traditional objects and adjectives, LA 35.006, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16885
    • Item number: LA35.082
    • Date: 17 Jun 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.082.001.wav was formerly segment number 085_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 28:3. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Antitheses; frequency (more than once), LA 35.082, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16961
    • Item number: LA35.029
    • Date: 02 Jan 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.029.001.wav was formerly segment number 029_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 9:3. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Birthday; conjugations; adverbs related to time, LA 35.029, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16908
    • Item number: LA35.061
    • Date: 09 Apr 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.061.001.wav was formerly segment number 062_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 21:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Comparative (don't); adverbs (time), LA 35.061, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16940
    • Item number: LA35.098
    • Date: 17 Jul 1967
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.098.001.wav was formerly segment number 101_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 34:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Conjugation; pronounciation; noun (deer), LA 35.098, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16977
    • Item number: LA35.142
    • Date: 21 Sep 1968
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.142.001.wav was formerly segment number 147_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 50:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Conjugations using "make bread" and miscellaneous words, LA 35.142, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/17021
    • Item number: LA35.002
    • Date: 02 Oct 1966
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.002.001.wav was formerly segment number 002_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 1:2. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Description of people's physical features; kinship and other nouns, LA 35.002, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16881
    • Item number: LA35.161
    • Date: 13 Oct 1968
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.161.001.wav was formerly segment number 166_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 56:3. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Ethnographic data out of Lulu Johnson's book, LA 35.161, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/17040
    • Item number: LA35.022
    • Date: 01 Jan 1979
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.022.001.wav was formerly segment number 022_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 7:2. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Food, household objects, nouns from nature, LA 35.022, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16901
    • Item number: LA35.015
    • Date: 02 Oct 1966
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Roy Siniard (researcher), Minnie Fulwider (consultant)
    • Language: Yuki
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA35.015.001.wav was formerly segment number 015_1.
    • Place: Sonoma County, CA
    • Description: Formerly numbered as 5:1. Glosses in English.
    • Collection: The Roy Siniard and Shirley Silver collection of Yuki sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Future tense; nationality; clothing and food, LA 35.015, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/16894

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