MesoAmerican Languages Collection of Kathryn Josserand

Colección de Lenguas de MesoAmérica de Kathryn Josserand

Object Details

Collection LanguageOtomí, Eastern Highland
Mazahua, Central
Language PIDailla:119632
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitleMesoAmerican Languages Collection of Kathryn Josserand
Collector(s)Josserand, Kathryn
Depositor(s)Hopkins, Nicholas
Josserand, Kathryn
Project/Collector Website
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionThis collection includes audio recordings, transcriptions, translations and field notes, created in the 1970's and 1980's.

For the Mixtecan survey:
There are several overview docs. They all contain different views on the data, as aides to relate recordings to places. The file 'josserand_overview3.pdf' contains a table relating: town, state, district, Josserand code, ISO code (where possible), AILLA ID and ID of original tape.

For the Otomí and Mazahua surveys:
COPY OF CIS-INAH Proyecto 33, May, 1974.
Notes from the tape boxes with information about towns and speakers are transcribed in OTM001R001I101.pdf and MAZ001R001I101.pdf.

The preservation of this collection was supported by the grant PD-50003-06 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The handwritten transcriptions accompanying the Mixtec-language audio recordings in this collection are being transcribed and annotated with the From the Page software as part of a NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources pilot grant. Visit the website to view and transcribe some of the documents.

Digital transcriptions and data sets produced from these transcriptions are available in the Transcriptions of Mixtec Language Surveys collection.