Historical information: Jane Hill is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. She received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1966. Her primary area of research is on the Uto-Aztecan languages. She has conducted field work on three of them: Cupeño, Nahuatl and Tohono O'odham. She published a reference grammar of Cupeño in 2003.
Scope and content: The Materials document Hill's field research on Cupeño. The collection is structured as follows. Items in the series beginning HillJ.001.001 contain original field notebooks and notes. Items in the series beginning HillJ.002.001 contain audio recordings. Items in the series beginning HillJ.003.001 contain lexical file slips. Items in the series beginning HillJ.004.001 contain derivative materials and other miscellaneous papers and documents.
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Jane H. Hill Materials on the Cupeño Language, SCL HillJ, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2N877Q5
Description: One field notebook. Also includes an index with a guide to the contents of all field notebooks. From index: "1-52 Basic vocabulary items, some plurals, a few sentences. 59 possessives, plurals to p. 120"
Description: One field notebook. From index: "1 ma/x "pound", etc. Verb paradigms. 1-84 84 Coyote and two birds 93 verb paradigms p. 93 a bunch of forms with -pi 101 lots of eg's with we/' "be in a place" -- and p. 103, beginning of many eg's of nouns with locative suffixes. 107 examples of nouns with object suffixes, -i suffixes 111 discovery of -qwe clitic, several eg's. 117 N adjective pairs"
Description: One field notebook. From index: "1-29 Coyote and flood story 31-- verb paradigms 55 many eg's of sing. and plural subjects with clitics 64 games and songs, 65 kin terms 69 wildcat song, and coyote and daughter story to 87 89 verb paradigms 99 many constructions with postpositions p. 101 ff constructions with "so, ", want X to, "if, Wonder if, etc. p. 107 ff N Adj constructions p. 115 some possessive things"
Description: One field notebook. From index: "Coyote and Hen 1-15 17 -- verb paradigms, N-Adj things 33 where, who questions; a number of subjects with 'axwe/chi 35 "looks like" 49 ff lots of N adjc things 53 object case things 65 stuff with numerals and agreement 70 ff stuff with "finish" verbing in various forms 87 alwit song, p. 89 swallows text, 93 fox and cat 101 verb paradigms, comparatives"
Description: One field notebook. From index: "41 "I'm xing the way I always x'd (yields past plus -venga construction), or ve/ngax and other complex s's follow in this section 63 Lots of clefts on this page in different placements of pe element. 69 "I thought he was xing but he's not", other complex sentences 105 "I'll be xing until somebody finishes V'ing sentences"
Description: One field notebook. From index: "59 Locatives with a wide range of nouns, inanimates, that take direct locative suffixes and delete absolutives; p. 63, with animates, where suffixes go on absolutives and just before, kin terms in object case"
Description: Original and one photocopy of short California word list. (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 HillJ.004.001.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in HillJ.004.001.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file HillJ.004.001-image_metadata.txt.)
Description: Interlinear transcription of over 38 Cupeño texts. Includes table of contents with partial guide to which tape contains which text. Contains some grammatical notes and wordlists at the end.