American Council of Learned Societies. Committee on American Native Languages

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Formed in 1927 under the initiative of Franz Boas, Edward Sapir, and other academic linguists, the Committee on Native American Languages of the American Council of Learned Societies was charged with documenting the endangered languages of indigenous Americans. Wielding grants to encourage research, the Committee was chaired by Boas and staffed by Manuel J. Andrade, Jaime de Angulo, Roland B. Dixon, Pliny E. Goddard, Bernard Haile, John P. Harrington, Harry Hoijer, Melville Jacobs, Diamond Jenness, Alfred V. Kidder, Alfred L. Kroeber, Truman Michelson, Frans M. Olbrechts, Gladys A. Reichard, Frank G. Speck, Edgar H. Sturtevant, Morris Swadesh, and John R. Swanton, among others.

From the guide to the American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society, 1882-1958, (American Philosophical Society)

Relation Name
associatedWith Aginsky, Ethel Gertrude, 1910- person
associatedWith Ahenakew, Edward person
associatedWith American Council of Learned Societies. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrade, Manuel José, 1885-1941. person
associatedWith Angulo, Jaime de, 1887-1950. person
associatedWith Angulo, Jaime de and Lucy S. Freeland person
associatedWith Armstrong, E. C., (Edward Cooke), 1871-1944 person
associatedWith Averkieva, Julie person
associatedWith Banister, John, Jr. person
associatedWith Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Barlow, R. H., (Robert Hayward), 1918-1951 person
associatedWith Barrios Espinosa, Miguel person
associatedWith Bennett, Wendell Clark, 1905-1953 person
associatedWith Beynon, William, 1888-1958 person
associatedWith Bloomfield, Leonard, 1887-1949 person
associatedWith Boas, Franz, 1858-1942. person
associatedWith Boas, Franz, and Herman K. Haeberlin person
associatedWith Boas, Franz, and John Alden Mason person
associatedWith Boas, Franz, Leonard Bloomfield, Edward Sapir, Morris Swadesh, et al. person
associatedWith Bogoras, Waldemar, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Bryan, R. W., (Ronald W.) person
associatedWith Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898- person
associatedWith Canestrelli, Phillippo person
associatedWith Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944 person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Alexander F. person
associatedWith Commons, Rachel person
associatedWith Council of Native Languages person
associatedWith Croft, Kenneth person
associatedWith Deans, James person
associatedWith De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 person
associatedWith Deloria, Ella Cara person
associatedWith Dixon, Roland Burrage, 1875-1934. person
associatedWith Dyk, Walter, 1899-1972 person
associatedWith Edel, May M., (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964 person
associatedWith Eels, Myron, 1843-1907 person
associatedWith Ettawageshik, Jane Willets, 1915-1996 person
associatedWith Farfan, Jose M. B. person
associatedWith Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939 person
associatedWith Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930 person
associatedWith Francis, Alfred G. person
associatedWith Freeland, L. S., (Lucy Shepard), 1890-1972 person
associatedWith Garvin, Paul L. person
associatedWith Geological Survey of Canada. corporateBody
associatedWith George, Hallie B. and Leo Joachim Frachtenberg, 1883-1930 person
associatedWith Gibbs, George person
associatedWith Gifford, Edward W. person
associatedWith Giorda, Joseph person
associatedWith Goddard, Pliny Earle, 1869-1928. person
associatedWith Gould, Marian K. person
associatedWith Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910- person
associatedWith Haeberlin, Herman K. person
associatedWith Haile, Berard, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Harrington, John Peabody person
associatedWith Harrington, John Peabody. person
associatedWith Harris, Zellig S., (Zellig Sabbettai), 1909- person
associatedWith Haskins, Charles Homer, 1870-1937 person
associatedWith Henry, Jules person
associatedWith Herzog, George person
associatedWith Hewitt, Joseph William, 1875-1938 person
associatedWith Hickerson, Harold, Geln D. Turner, and Nancy P. Hickerson person
associatedWith Hockett, Charles Francis person
associatedWith Hoijer, Harry, 1904-1976. person
associatedWith Hudson's Bay Co. person
associatedWith Hunkins, Eusebia Simpson person
associatedWith Hunt, George person
associatedWith Hurston, Zora Neale person
associatedWith Jacobs, Melville, 1902-1971. person
associatedWith Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. person
associatedWith Jochelson, Vladimir I. person
associatedWith Jochelson, Waldemar, 1855-1937 person
associatedWith Johnson, Jean B. person
associatedWith Kagwa, Apolo, ed. person
associatedWith Kalibala, Ernest B. person
associatedWith Keat, Roland G. person
associatedWith Kennard, Edward A. person
associatedWith Kidder, Alfred Vincent, 1885-1963. person
associatedWith King, Louis E. person
associatedWith Kroeber, A. L. 1876-1960. person
associatedWith Kroeber, A. L., (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 person
associatedWith Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch person
associatedWith La Flesche, Francis person
associatedWith Lange, Gertrud, 1879- person
associatedWith Lathrop, Maxwell D. person
associatedWith Lathrop, Maxwell D., Charles F. Hockett, and Adrian F. Leon person
associatedWith Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966 person
associatedWith Lester, Robert M., (Robert MacDonald), 1889-1969 person
associatedWith Li, Fang-kuei, 1902- person
associatedWith Loukotka, Cestmir person
associatedWith Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957 person
associatedWith Marsh, Gordon H., comp. person
associatedWith Matheson, G. person
associatedWith Matthews, G. Hubert person
associatedWith McQuown, Norman A. person
associatedWith McQuown, Norman A. and Morris Swadesh person
associatedWith Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938. person
associatedWith Morice, A. G., (Adrien Gabriel), 1859-1938 person
associatedWith Mukasa, Ham, 1871-1956 person
associatedWith Mukasa, Hamu person
associatedWith Nadejena, Lydia person
associatedWith Newman, Stanley S. person
associatedWith Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958. person
associatedWith Olbrechts, Franz M. person
associatedWith Oldfather, William Abbott, 1880-1945 person
associatedWith Phinney, Archie person
associatedWith Pierce, Joe E. person
associatedWith Post, John person
associatedWith Quain, Buell Halvor, 1912-1939 person
associatedWith Radin, Paul, 1883-1959 person
associatedWith Reagan, Albert B. person
associatedWith Reichard, Gladys Amanda, 1893-1955. person
associatedWith Reyburn, William D. person
associatedWith Ripley, June E. person
associatedWith Ritchie, John person
associatedWith Roberts, Helen H., (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985 person
associatedWith Salzmann, Zdenek person
associatedWith Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939. person
associatedWith Sapir, Edward and Hunt, George person
associatedWith Schuller, Rudolph person
associatedWith Seytler, Emil person
associatedWith Shedd, Leslie M. and Carl H. Wintersteen person
associatedWith Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998 person
associatedWith Smith, Marian W. person
associatedWith Speck, Frank G. 1881-1950. person
associatedWith Stirling, Matthew W. person
associatedWith Sturtevant, Edgar H. 1875-1952. person
associatedWith Susman, Amelia L. person
associatedWith Swadesh, Frances, Adrian F. Leon, and Pablo Velasquez person
associatedWith Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967. person
associatedWith Swadesh, Morris, and Mary R. Haas, 1910- person
associatedWith Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958. person
associatedWith Tate, Henry W. person
associatedWith Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922 person
associatedWith Tozzer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marston), 1877-1954. person
associatedWith Uldall, Hans J. person
associatedWith Unidentified person
associatedWith United States. Navy Hydrographic Office person
associatedWith Velten, Harry V. person
associatedWith Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 person
associatedWith Wagner, Gunter, comp. person
associatedWith Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923- person
associatedWith Ward, I. C. person
associatedWith Warren, John person
associatedWith Weltfish, Gene person
associatedWith Whitman, William person
associatedWith Whorf, Benjamin Lee, 1897-1941 person
associatedWith Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964 person
associatedWith Wolff, Hans person
associatedWith Wolf, J. G. person
associatedWith Zigmond, Maurice L. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North America
United States
Subject
Pomo language
African Americans--Folklore
Tolowa language
Folklore
Chinese language
Laguna dialect
Kalapuya language
Folklore--Africa
Anthropological linguistics
Nootka Indians
Cherokee language
Atsugewi language
Salish Indians
Indians of North America--Alaska
Kalispel language
Lillooet language
Tunica language
Indians of North America--Folklore
Quileute language
Folk music--Puerto Rico
Folklore--Florida
Dakota language
Anthropological linguistics--America
Linguistics
Ethnology
Ntlakyapamuk language
Folklore--British Columbia
Inuktitut language
Twi (African people)
Mayan languages
Northwest Coast Indians
Cree language
Ethnology--United States
Bella Coola language
Chimakum language
Shasta language
Nitinat language
Folklore--Uganda
Kutenai language
Zapotec language
Tsimshian language
Kwakiutl language
Kathlamet language
Volga River Region (Russia)--History
Nahuatl language
Winnebago language
Heiltsuk Indians
Chehalis language
Indians of North America--British Columbia
Yana language
Ethnology--Africa
Athapascan languages
Salishan languages
Achumawi language
Ethnology Russia
Quileute Indians
African Americans--Florida
Haida language
Plantations
Indians of North America--Languages
Fijians--Social life and customs
Anthropology, ethnography, fieldwork
Benin--History
Culture, community, organizations
Tarahumara language
Tarascan language
Navajo language
Clothing and dress--Middle East
Nootka language
Social conditions, social advocacy, social reform
Nez Percé language
Jews, Ethiopian
Wailaki language
Tlingit language
Hupa language
Christianity--Africa
Nass language
Wintu language
Chiricahua language
Religion, religious organizations
Hopi language
Occupation
African Americans--West Virginia
Chukchi--History
Function

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Active 1927

Active 1942

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