• Collection number: Whistler
    • Primary contributors: Joe Freeman (consultant), Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Additional contributors: Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Sharky Moore (consultant), Mary J. Yee (consultant), Dana Howe (data_inputter), Kim Lawson (data_inputter), Michael Macko (data_inputter), Sally Schultz (data_inputter), Kenneth W. Whistler (compiler, donor)
    • Languages: Chumash, Hill Patwin, Nomlaki (nol), Northeastern Pomo (pef), Patwin (pwi), River Patwin, Wintuan, Yokuts (yok)
    • Dates: 1970-1980
    • Extent: 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
    • Historical information: Kenneth Whistler received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University (1972) and a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley (1980). His research focused on the Penutian languages of California, chiefly Patwin.
    • Scope and content: The Papers primarily document Whistler's fieldwork on Patwin and Nomlaki. Whistler's Patwin consultants included Harry Lorenzo (Rumsey Hill Patwin, Brooks, California), Oscar McDaniel (Kabalwen Patwin, Stonyford, California) and Jennie Regalado (Colusa River Patwin, Colusa, California). Whistler's Nomlaki consultants included Joe Freeman (Paskenta Hill Nomlaki, Los Molinos, California). In addition to Whistler's field notes, the Papers contain drafts of a paper on Pomo prehistory by Whistler, notes on Yokuts reconstructions, and a preliminary dictionary of Barbareño Chumash.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Joe Freeman, Oscar McDaniel, Jennie Regalado, and Kenneth W. Whistler. Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages, Whistler, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2CV4FPF.
    • Associated materials: Audio recordings associated with the Papers are in the Berkeley Language Center, Berkeley, California (LA 105).

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    • Item number: Whistler.001
    • Date: undated
    • Contributor: Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 folder and 1 box
    • Description: Folder containing pressed flowers and a box with flora, a preserved goldfinch, and beetles.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Ethnobiological specimens with Patwin labels], Whistler.001, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1991.
    • Item number: Whistler.002
    • Date: undated
    • Contributors: Joe Freeman (consultant), Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Nomlaki (nol), Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 2 binders, approximately 800 pp.
    • Description: Undated photocopies of field notebooks, originals dated 1975-1979. First volume labeled "Notebooks A, B, C", 2nd volume labeled "Notebooks D, E, F, G". Scanned images of the original notebooks are available as items labeled Whistler.005.001 through Whistler.005.007.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin and Nomlaki field notes], Whistler.002, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1992.
    • Item number: Whistler.003
    • Date: 1980 April 16
    • Contributor: Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 folder, 30 pp.
    • Description: Revised draft of a paper on connections between archaeology and historical linguistics.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Pomo prehistory: A case for archaeological linguistics, Whistler.003, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1994.
    • Item number: Whistler.004
    • Date: undated
    • Contributor: Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Yokuts (yok)
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 box
    • Description: File slips with Proto-Yokuts reconstructions.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Reconstructed Proto-Yokuts vocabulary], Whistler.004, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1995.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.001
    • Date: 03 Jul 1975 to 08 Aug 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Patwin (pwi)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 124 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook A I.
      (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 Whistler.005.001.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.001.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.001-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook A I], Whistler.005.001, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2930R3T.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.002
    • Date: 08 Aug 1975 to 17 Sep 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Patwin (pwi), River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 124 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook B II.
      (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 Whistler.005.002.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.002.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.002-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook B II], Whistler.005.002, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X25B00CG.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.003
    • Date: 17 Sep 1975 to 29 Sep 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Sharky Moore (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, Northeastern Pomo (pef), River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 102 digital images (TIFF), approximately 5 GB
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook C.
      (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 Whistler.005.003.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.003.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.003-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook C], Whistler.005.003, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X21J97PN.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.004
    • Date: 07 Mar 1976 to 02 Apr 1976
    • Contributors: Joe Freeman (consultant), Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, Nomlaki (nol)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 115 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB.
    • Place: Brooks, CA
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook D.
      (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 Whistler.005.004.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.004.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.004-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook D], Whistler.005.004, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2WS8R6C.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.005
    • Date: 03 Apr 1976 to 27 Feb 1977
    • Contributors: Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 112 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB.
    • Place: Brooks, CA
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook E.
      (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 Whistler.005.005.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.005.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.005-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook E], Whistler.005.005, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2S46PW8.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.006
    • Date: 24 Aug 1977 to 16 Sep 1977
    • Contributors: Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 123 digital images (TIFF), approximately 6 GB.
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook F.
      (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 Whistler.005.006.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.006.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.006-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook F], Whistler.005.006, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2NC5Z5Z.
    • Item number: Whistler.005.007
    • Date: 17 Sep 1977 to 15 Nov 1979
    • Contributors: Harry Lorenzo (consultant), Jennie Regalado (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Languages: Hill Patwin, River Patwin
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 112 digital images (TIFF), approximately 4 GB.
    • Description: Digital images of field notebook G.
      (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 Whistler.005.007.pdf. The original full resolution scans are collected in Whistler.005.007.zip. Metadata pertaining to each scanned image is compiled in the tab-separated text file Whistler.005.007-image_metadata.txt.)
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Patwin Notebook G], Whistler.005.007, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2HM56D5.
    • Item number: Whistler.006
    • Date: 1980
    • Contributors: Mary J. Yee (consultant), Dana Howe (data_inputter), Kim Lawson (data_inputter), Michael Macko (data_inputter), Sally Schultz (data_inputter), Kenneth W. Whistler (compiler, donor)
    • Language: Chumash
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 88 pages
    • Description: One .pdf file. From page vii of the document: "The English-Chumash index included in this dictionary would not have been possible without the heroic efforts of Mike Macko, Sally Schultz, Kim Lawson and Dana Howe, who helped produce the zillions of little slips it takes to produce an index by hand."
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: An Interim Barbareño Chumash Dictionary (of Barbareño as spoken by Mary Yee), Whistler.006, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/26489.
    • Item number: Whistler.t001
    • Date: 1975
    • Contributors: Oscar McDaniel (consultant), Kenneth W. Whistler (researcher)
    • Language: Wintuan
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: [12 reel tapes]
    • Description: Audio recording of Hill Patwin stories and songs. 4 recorded tapes; 8 unused; about 20 stories and songs. Moved to the Berkeley Language Center 6/1997.
    • Collection: Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Hill Patwin audio recordings: Stories and songs], Whistler.t001, in "Kenneth W. Whistler Papers on California Indian Languages", Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/1996.