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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 (ynn), Kashaya (kju), Shasta (sht), Southern Pomo (peq)
    • 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: LA48
    • Primary contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: Clara Wicks (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Dates: 1957-1961
    • Scope and content: Linguistic field recordings: linguistic data; stories; ethnographic data; conversation, reminiscences. Some English glosses and explanations provided.; Digitization supported by NEH Preservation/Access Grant
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings, LA 48, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/10126
    • Collection number: LA118
    • Primary contributors: William Bright (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Dates: 1950
    • Scope and content: Linguistic field recordings: linguistic data; stories. Some English glosses.; Digitization supported by NEH Preservation/Access Grant
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: The William Bright collection of Shasta sound recordings, LA 118, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/collection/10047

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    • Item number: LA48.049
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.049.001.wav was formerly segment number 048_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: A girl reaches puberty, LA 48.049, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15418
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.049.001.wav (46705606 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.047
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.047.001.wav was formerly segment number 046_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: A new born baby, LA 48.047, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15416
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.047.001.wav (27569256 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.048
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.048.001.wav was formerly segment number 047_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of a ten-pointer, LA 48.048, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15417
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.048.001.wav (33701056 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.001
    • Date: Apr 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.001.001.wav was formerly segment number 001_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of four Indians kill a miner. Includes English discussion., LA 48.001, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15370
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.001.001.wav (181211230 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.022
    • Date: Jul 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.022.001.wav was formerly segment number 022_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of killing first deer, LA 48.022, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15391
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.022.001.wav (23714868 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.028
    • Date: Apr 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.028.001.wav was formerly segment number 027_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Account in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of the Indians helping the first white men across the river, LA 48.028, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15397
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.028.001.wav (23724120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.063
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.063.001.wav was formerly segment number 061_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Account of working with Roland B. Dixon, LA 48.063, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15432
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.063.001.wav (108525916 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.064
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.064.001.wav was formerly segment number 062_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Autobiographical text of Sargent Sambo, LA 48.064, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15433
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.064.001.wav (311300934 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.006
    • Date: Apr 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.006.001.wav was formerly segment number 006_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Basketry. Includes an English discussion., LA 48.006, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15375
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.006.001.wav (140880222 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.018
    • Date: Apr 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.018.001.wav was formerly segment number 018_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in Shasta. Explanation in English.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Black wolf beats thunder in a race. Includes an explanation., LA 48.018, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15387
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.018.001.wav (43488120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.002
    • Date: Apr 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.002.001.wav was formerly segment number 002_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in English, then Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Buckskin bags filled with gold, LA 48.002, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15371
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.002.001.wav (213190530 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.070
    • Date: 1960
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.070.001.wav was formerly segment number 068_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Buzzard and water dog, LA 48.070, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15439
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.070.001.wav (75852120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.021
    • Date: Jul 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.021.001.wav was formerly segment number 021_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Conversation in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Conversation about an unknown topic, LA 48.021, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15390
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.021.001.wav (285604938 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.023
    • Date: Aug 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.023.001.wav was formerly segment number 023_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Conversation in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Conversation about an unknown topic, LA 48.023, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15392
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.023.001.wav (138029976 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.024
    • Date: Aug 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.024.001.wav was formerly segment number 024_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Coyote story, LA 48.024, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15393
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.024.001.wav (95666812 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.011
    • Date: Jul 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.011.001.wav was formerly segment number 011_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Coyote tells people to bury their dead, LA 48.011, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15380
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.011.001.wav (69408120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.061
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.061.001.wav was formerly segment number 060_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Description of sweating. Version 1., LA 48.061, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15430
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.061.001.wav (23804422 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.062
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.062.001.wav was formerly segment number 060_2.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta. Includes some explanation in English.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Description of sweating. Version 2., LA 48.062, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15431
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.062.001.wav (54132918 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.058
    • Date: Jul 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.058.001.wav was formerly segment number 050_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Text in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Doctoring pestle, LA 48.058, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15427
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.058.001.wav (24499380 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.012
    • Date: Jul 1957
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.012.001.wav was formerly segment number 012_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  Story in Shasta.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Dove and thunder gamble, LA 48.012, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15381
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.012.001.wav (44604120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.042
    • Date: 1958
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.042.001.wav was formerly segment number 041_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  English glosses. Glosses have limited intelligibility.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Eliciation of phrases like "They are going to leave the nest" and "He thought, I wish that was mine", LA 48.042, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15411
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.042.001.wav (430416120 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.132
    • Date: Jul 1961
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.132.001.wav was formerly segment number 129_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  English glosses.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Elicitation of animal and plant words, LA 48.132, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15501
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.132.001.wav (165175416 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.130
    • Date: Jul 1961
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.130.001.wav was formerly segment number 127_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  English glosses.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Elicitation of color terms, LA 48.130, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15499
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.130.001.wav (11735160 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.038
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.038.001.wav was formerly segment number 037_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  English glosses.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Elicitation of four-syllabled words, LA 48.038, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15407
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.038.001.wav (144158532 bytes)

    • Item number: LA48.128
    • Date: Jul 1961
    • Contributors: Shirley Silver (researcher), Sargent Sambo (consultant)
    • Language: Shasta (sht)
    • Availability: Online access by request.
    • Catalog history: Digital asset LA48.128.001.wav was formerly segment number 125_1.
    • Places: Hornbrook; Oak Knoll Ranger Station
    • Description:  English glosses.
    • Collection: The Shirley Silver collection of Shasta sound recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Elicitation of lexical items for people and kin, LA 48.128, Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/15497
    • Digital assets in this Item (not available for download):
      LA48.128.001.wav (61894776 bytes)