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Harrington Microfilm Volume 2

The Papers of John P. Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution 1907-1957
Volume Two, Microfilm

A guide to the field notes: Native American history, language, and culture of Northern and Central California

This subseries of the Northern and Central California series contains Harrington's research on the Yokuts.

This series within the John Peabody Harrington papers represents the results of Harrington’s work on the native languages and cultures of northern and central California from the Oregon border to the Tejon region in the San Joaquin Valley. The fieldwork was undertaken just prior to and during his employment as ethnologist (1915-1954) by the Bureau of American Ethnology. The documents focus primarily on linguistic data, although they also include significant amounts of ethnographic and historical information.

Volume 2, Reels 1-101:

Reel 1: Klamath

Reel 1-2: Wiyot/Yurok/Mattole

Reel 3-4: Coast Yuki/Northern & Central Pomo/Kato

Reel 5: Coast Miwok

Reel 5: Lake & Coast Miwok/Southeastern Pomo/Wappo

Reel 5: Nisenan/Northern Sierra Miwok

Reel 5: Southern Pomo/Central Sierra Miwok

Reel 6-19: Karok/Shasta/Konomihu

Reel 20-24: Chimariko/Hupa

Reel 25-26: Achomawi/Atsugewi/Wintu/Yana

Reel 27-35: Yana/Achomawi/Wintu/Chimariko

Reel 36-50: Coastanoan (part 1)

Reel 51-64: Coastanoan (part 2)

Reel 65-80: Coastanoan (part 3)

Reel 81-83: Esselen

Reel 84-88: Salinan

Reel 89-101: Yokuts


Sincere appreciation and thanks to those who helped make the Harrington collection more widely accessible to the interested public. Support for preparation and digitization of the collection for online access has been provided by the following:

Arcadia Fund; Colorado College Library; Cow Creek Band of Umpqua; Pechanga Band of Luiseno; Recovering Voices, SI; Rosetta Project, Long Now Foundation; Save America’s Treasures, DoI; Matthew Vestuto, on behalf of Barbareño/Ventureño Band of Mission Indians; Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival (AICLS); and the Collections Program of the National Museum of Natural History.


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