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Title [Tsimshian materials.]
Description:(1) incorrectly attributed to William Beynon but clearly in hands of Boas and Tate, date approximate; includes (a) 6 pp. typed kinship term questionnaire by Boas, filled in by Tate for male ego and female ego, reference and vocative forms; (b) two ms. texts, 9 + 14 pp. in English with Tsimshian terms passim, on Tsimshian history in response to questions by Boas; (c) beginning of Ada'wagum Yets'esgum gilhauli, 3 pp. interlinear text in Boas orthography from Tate original, some words in original orthography, published in English only in Boas and Tate 1916:106-108.
(2) (a) four texts in English only, partly answers to ethnographic questions of Boas, 68 pp; (b) typescript of two of the ms. war texts, 39 pp.  107 pp.
Contributors Boas, Franz (author)
Tate, Henry W. (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Tsimshian
LingType lexicon

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