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    • Collection number: Halpern
    • Primary contributors: Jenny Pike (consultant), Nancy McCoy (consultant), John Kelsey (consultant), Mack Williams (consultant), Elsie Allen (consultant), Abraham M. Halpern (researcher), Santiago McDaniel (consultant), Clifford Salvador (consultant), Esther Ward (consultant), George Patch (consultant), Edna Campbell (consultant), Grant Jake (consultant), Annie Burke (consultant), Joe Augustine (consultant), Steve Parrish (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: M.E.S. (consultant), Harry Wilsey (speaker), Lowe Anderson (consultant), Robert L. Oswalt (compiler), Mary James (speaker, consultant), Oscar McDaniel (consultant), A.T. (consultant), G.A. (consultant), Thomas Leon (speaker, consultant), Katherine Halpern (researcher), R. Jackson (consultant), Daisy Lowell Lorenzo (consultant), Julius Moshinsky (researcher), George Patch (speaker), Gretchen S. Hillard (donor), Julia Pinola Marrufo (consultant), E.S. (consultant)
    • Languages: Southeastern Pomo (pom), Yuma (yum), Northeastern Pomo (pef), Kashaya (kju), Hill Patwin, Northern Pomo (pej), Pomo, Central Pomo (poo), Eastern Pomo (peb), Wintu (wnw), Southern Pomo (peq)
    • Dates: 1936-1984, bulk 1939-1940 and 1983-1984
    • Extent: 11.91 linear feet (24 boxes, 2 binders, and 1 envelope)
    • Historical information: As a graduate student in anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago, Abraham M. Halpern (1914-1985) conducted field research on Quechan (Yuma) (1935 and 1938) and Pomoan languages (1936 and 1939-1940). He was an instructor and professor of linguistics at the University of Chicago from 1941-1946, where he was awarded a Ph.D. in anthropology in 1947. Following the Second World War, Halpern embarked on a second career as a political scientist specializing in the East Asian region. He returned to the study of American Indian languages in 1977, working as a research associate in linguistics at the University of California, San Diego from 1977 until his death in 1985, during which period he conducted additional field research with speakers of Pomoan languages .
    • Scope and content: Most of the material in this collection documents Halpern's ethnographic and linguistic field research on Pomoan languages; also included are ethnographic and linguistic materials related to his work on Patwin and Quechan (Yuma). The Pomoan material includes original notebooks from field trips conducted in 1936, 1939-1940, and the early 1980s, plus derived materials such as vocabulary file slips, manuscript articles, text transcriptions, and geneologies. Halpern's language consultants included the following people: Steve Parrish, Jenny Pike, and Esther Ward (Central Pomo); Joe Augustine (Eastern Pomo); Mary James and Julia Marrufo (Kashaya); Santiago McDaniel (Northeastern Pomo); Lowe Anderson, Edna Campbell, Nancy McCoy, and Mack Williams (Northern Pomo); John Kelsey, Effie Kelsey, Thomas Leon, George Patch, and Clifford Salvador (Southeastern Pomo); Elsie Allen and Annie Burke (Southern Pomo); Daisy Lowell Lorenzo (Hill Patwin).
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Elsie Allen, Joe Augustine, Annie Burke, Edna Campbell, Grant Jake, John Kelsey, Nancy McCoy, Santiago McDaniel, Steve Parrish, George Patch, Jenny Pike, Clifford Salvador, Esther Ward, Mack Williams, and Abraham M. Halpern. Abraham M. Halpern Papers on Pomoan Languages, SCL Halpern, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2WS8R5X
    • Associated materials: Audio recordings associated with the Papers are in the Berkeley Language Center, Berkeley, California (LA 202, LA 203, LA 204, LA 250). Other collections of materials related to Halpern's Pomoan, Yuman, and Wintuan research are held by the Bancroft Library (Berkeley, California) and the American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).
    • Collection number: Vihman
    • Primary contributors: Eero Vihman (researcher), Edna Guerrero (consultant), Annie Lake (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: Michelle Caisse (researcher), Sally McLendon (author, researcher), Nancy McCoy (consultant), Jenny Pike (consultant), Robert L. Oswalt (researcher), Mary R. Haas (researcher), Lowe Anderson (consultant), Mack Williams (consultant), Catherine A. Callaghan (author), Abraham M. Halpern (researcher), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher), Santiago McDaniel (consultant), Angelina Campbell (consultant), Frances Jack (consultant), Victor Golla (researcher), Julius Moshinsky (researcher), Edna Campbell (consultant), Mary Catherine O'Connor (researcher), Annie Burke (consultant), S.A. Barrett (researcher), Leanne Hinton (researcher), Steve Parrish (consultant)
    • Languages: Southeastern Pomo (pom), Karuk (kyh), Northeastern Pomo (pef), Kashaya (kju), Pomo, Northern Pomo (pej), Central Pomo (poo), Eastern Pomo (peb), Lake Miwok (lmw), Southern Pomo (peq)
    • Dates: 1966-1968, undated (bulk undated)
    • Extent: 8.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
    • Historical information: Eero Vihman (1927-2000) was a linguist who specialized in the study of Pomoan languages. He left his native Estonia in 1944, arriving in the United States in 1952. In 1964 he joined the graduate program in linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, conducting fieldwork on Northern and Central Pomo in 1966-1967.
    • Scope and content: The Papers document Vihman's research on Pomoan languages from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s, notably field notes from his 1966-1967 work on Northern Pomo. His main Northern Pomo consultants were Annie Lake and Edna Guerrero, with some additional material provided by Angelina Campbell; he also collected Central Pomo material from Frances Jack. Also included in the collection are Vihman's comparative notes on other Pomoan languages compiled from a variety of sources, and several draft chapters of a grammar of Northern Pomo.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Edna Guerrero, Annie Lake, and Eero Vihman. Eero Vihman Papers on the Northern Pomo Language, SCL Vihman, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X26W9803
    • Associated materials: Audio recordings associated with the Papers are in the Berkeley Language Center, Berkeley, California (LA 25). Some materials are copies of notebooks included in the Abraham M. Halpern Papers on Pomoan Languages (MSS Halpern).

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    • Item number: Vihman.020.003
    • Date: undated
    • Contributors: Jenny Pike (consultant), Abraham M. Halpern (researcher), Eero Vihman (researcher), Santiago McDaniel (consultant)
    • Languages: Northeastern Pomo (pef), Eastern Pomo (peb)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 binder
    • Place: Round Valley Reservation
    • Description: Binder containing undated photocopies of A. Halpern's field notebooks XXII (Northeastern Pomo) and II (Eastern Pomo), originals dated 1938. Includes vocabulary and texts, with Vihman's handwritten annotations.
    • Collection: Eero Vihman Papers on the Northern Pomo Language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Abraham M. Halpern, Santiago McDaniel, Jenny Pike, and Eero Vihman. [Copy of A. Halpern's Northeastern and Eastern Pomo field notebooks], Vihman.020.003, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1907
    • Item number: Halpern.009.021
    • Date: 1940 July 20-22
    • Contributors: Jenny Pike (consultant), Abraham M. Halpern (researcher), Steve Parrish (consultant)
    • Language: Central Pomo (poo)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 notebook
    • Places: Stewart's Point Kashaya Reservation; Round Valley Reservation
    • Description: Field notebook (numbered XXI) containing texts. See index in Aoki.002.
      (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 Halpern.009.021.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Halpern.009.021.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Halpern.009.021-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Abraham M. Halpern Papers on Pomoan Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Abraham M. Halpern, Steve Parrish, and Jenny Pike. [Pomo field notebook 21], Halpern.009.021, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2T151K8
    • Item number: Halpern.009.022
    • Date: 1940 July 22-August 12
    • Contributors: Jenny Pike (consultant), Abraham M. Halpern (researcher), Santiago McDaniel (consultant)
    • Languages: Central Pomo (poo), Northeastern Pomo (pef)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 notebook
    • Place: Round Valley Reservation
    • Description: Field notebook (numbered XXII) containing vocabulary and texts. See index in Aoki.002.
      (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 Halpern.009.022.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Halpern.009.022.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Halpern.009.022-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Abraham M. Halpern Papers on Pomoan Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Abraham M. Halpern, Santiago McDaniel, and Jenny Pike. [Pomo field notebook 22], Halpern.009.022, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2P848VJ