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    • Collection number: Carlson
    • Primary contributors: Manoel Viera de Sousa (consultant), Pedro Viera de Sousa (consultant), Luis Espirito Santo (consultant), Harvey Carlson (researcher), Getulio Viera de Sousa (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: William F. Weigel (researcher), David A. Peterson (researcher), Larry Hyman (researcher), Pam Morgan (researcher), Julio Cezar Melatti (researcher), Anita Liang (researcher), William Bontkes (researcher), Harvey Carlson (author), Julião Machado (consultant), Laura Buszard-Welcher (researcher), José Ramos (consultant), Leanne Hinton (researcher, compiler), Marvin Kramer (researcher)
    • Languages: Kwaza, Aikana
    • Dates: 1984-1992
    • Extent: 1.08 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 binder)
    • Historical information: Harvey Carlson (d. March 10, 1994) received a bachelor's degree with a major in linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley. He was an audio technician in the university's Language Lab (now the Berkeley Language Center). While a student, he was awarded a President's Undergraduate Fellowship to support fieldwork on the Aikana language in the state of Rondonia, Brazil from April-June of 1984. After graduation, Carlson left the field of linguistics to pursue a career as an environmentalist.
    • Scope and content: The Papers document Carlson's field research on Aikana in Rondonia, Brazil form April-June of 1984. The collection includes his original Aikana field notebooks and photographs and a small amount of material for the Kwaza language. Carlson's main linguistic consultants were Manoel Viera de Sousa, Pedro Viera de Sousa, Getulio Viera de Sousa, and Luis Espirito Santo (Aikana) and Joséamos (Kwaza). Also included are materials developed for a field methods course held at the University of California, Berkeley in 1992 based on Carlson's field data.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Harvey Carlson Papers on the Aikana Language, SCL Carlson, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2MK69TR
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    • Item number: Survey.t001.001
    • Date: 21 Nov 2000
    • Contributors: Andrew Garrett (interviewer), Larry Hyman (interviewer), Richard Rhodes (interviewer), Murray B. Emeneau (speaker), Laura Buszard-Welcher (transcriber), Leanne Hinton (interviewer)
    • Language: English
    • Availability: Online access
    • Catalog history: Items related to the interview with Murray B. Emeneau formerly included Survey.t001.002, Survey.t001.003, Survey.t001.004, and Survey.t001.005, each of which included a single physical object: one of two original minidiscs and three cassette copies. The digital assets resulting from the minidiscs were consolidated into the present item and the cassettes were deaccessioned.
    • Extent: 2 minidiscs
    • Place: Berkeley, CA
    • Description: Murray B. Emeneau was the first Chair of the modern Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, beginning in 1953. In this interview he discusses his career, including his early education in Nova Scotia; his graduate training and postdoctoral work at Yale in the 1920s and 1930s; his fieldwork in India in the 1930s; Linguistic Institutes of the late 1930s; his first decade at Berkeley in the 1940s; and the early years of the Berkeley Linguistics Department. Influences and connections with Leonard Bloomfield, Franklin Edgerton, Mary R. Haas, Edward Sapir, and others are described. The included transcript is not complete and has some inaccuracies in the spellings of names.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Interview with Murray B. Emeneau], Survey.t001.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1721
    • Item number: Carlson.001.009
    • Date: 1985-1992
    • Contributors: Larry Hyman (researcher), Harvey Carlson (author), Leanne Hinton (researcher)
    • Language: Aikana
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder
    • Description: Notes, handouts, and other materials compiled for Linguistics 275 in Fall 1992 at U.C. Berkeley. Includes a draft lexicon, conference handouts on South American languages, notes by Larry Hyman dated 1988, photocopies of letters from Harvey Carlson, annotated photocopies of Harvey Carlson's Aikana notebooks, photocopy of "Report on linguistic fieldwork in Brazil" by Carlson (original dated January 25, 1985), photocopy of "Lingua descriptive studies: Questionnaire".
    • Collection: Harvey Carlson Papers on the Aikana Language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Notes from seminar on Aikana], Carlson.001.009, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/2731

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