Colin Tweddell collection on Native Americans, 1950 -1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Tweddell, Colin E.--1899-
Title
Colin Tweddell collection on Native Americans
Dates
1950 -1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
10 linear ft.
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0248Tweddell (collection)
Summary
This is a collection of research material on Asian and Native American culture and linguistics compiled by a Western Washington State College anthropology professor. Materials include ethnographic field notes, research notes, linguistic analyses, vocabularies, phonetic and morphologic files, correspondence and publications. There are also interviews with Tulalip Tribe members William Shelton, Ruth Sehome Shelton, and Elizabeth Shelton.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: 360-650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

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Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This is a collection of research material on Asian and Native American culture and linguistics compiled by a Western Washington State College anthropology professor. Materials include ethnographic field notes, research notes, linguistic analyses, vocabularies, phonetic and morphologic files, correspondence and publications. There are also interviews with Tulalip Tribe members William Shelton, Ruth Sehome Shelton, and Elizabeth Shelton.

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Preferred Citation

Colin Tweddell collection on Native Americans, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
Boxes 1 and 2 Notes and film related to Iraya vocabulary (language of the Mangyans in the province of Mindoro in the Philippines) circa 1970s
Box 3 Notes, correspondence, journals and publications re. Mindoro province in the Philippines undated
Box 4 Alfred Roe materials including PhD dissertation and research notes related to banking in Minnesota undated
Box 4 Correspondence between Roe family members undated
Box 4 Old checks, and photographs circa 1960s
Box 5 Articles and other materials on the Philippines and other Asian nations undated
Box 5 Notes and documents on Tibetan language undated
Box 5 Parcels (probably containing books) sent from China circa 1950s
Box 5 Chinese newspapers circa 1950s-1970s
Box 6 Notes and research materials on Tuli people of Southwest China circa 1960s
Box 6 One folder labeled “Indians of Wash.” undated
Box 7 Chinese newspapers circa 19580s-1970s
Box 7 Tweddell political papers undated
Box 7 Abstracts of votes circa 1940s
Box 7 Academic/faculty papers and talks on Northwest Indians undated
Box 8 Alagan word slips undated
Box 8 Tuli vocabulary materials undated
Box 8 Publications in Asian (Tuli?) language undated
Box 9 Materials on Southwest China and Tuli people circa 1970s
Box 10 Materials on tribal land claims in Washington circa 1950s
Box 10 Informant interviews [with WA residents?] 1952-1953
Box 10 Notebooks containing Snohomish field notes 1952
Box 10 Pamphlets for classes from International Correspondence School, Scranton, PA circa 1950s
Box 10 Correspondence and reports on Indian land claim cases circa 1950s
Box 10 Other materials related to Washington tribes undated
Box 10 Interviews with William Shelton, Ruth Sheome Shelton, and Elizabeth Shelton 1953 July
Box 10 Tweddell field notes and translations undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnology--China, Southwest--History--Sources
  • Ethnology--Phillippines--Mindoro--History--Sources
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--History--Sources
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--History--Sources
  • Personal Names :
  • Shelton, Elizabeth--Interviews
  • Shelton, Ruth Sehome--Interviews
  • Shelton, William--Interviews
  • Geographical Names :
  • Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Interviews
  • Personal correspondence
  • Records (Documents)