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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-
Jochelson, Vladimir Il'ich, 1855-1937
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Jacobson, Roman, 1896-
Aleutian manuscript collection
Published By: Original publisher
New York: The New York Public Library. 1944. 12 p. ill.
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HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2007. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Literary texts (539);
Verbal arts (5310);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
English translations of some of the texts in the New York
Public Library Aleut manuscript collection. It includes two Aleut love songs originally
recorded by Veniaminov and three folk tales recorded and translated by Jochelson. The
author's introduction gives a description of the Library's collection which consists
primarily of Jochelson's recordings; this introduction is indexed for TEXTS (539) with the
texts. A note on Aleut speech sounds by Roman Jakobson and a bibliography are included.
Except for a few general statements in Mr. Jakobson's note, these are not
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Component part(s), monograph
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This document consists of excerpts|Iv. New York.
Public library. Slavonic division Includes bibliographical references
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
LSS ; 1950-1956
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Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United
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