Marie Louise Willett papers, 1994-1997  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Willett, Marie Louise
Marie Louise Willett papers
1994-1997 (inclusive)
0.39 cubic feet (2 boxes including 23 sound cassettes)
Collection Number
2696-154 (Accession No. 2696-154-01)
Sound cassettes and photocopies of field notebooks from research conducted by Marie Louise Willett on the particle "wa" in the Moses-Columbian Salish language
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

In 1996, Marie Louise Willett received a grant from the Jacobs Research Fund to study the particle "wa" in Nxa?amxcin (Moses-Columbia Salish). She received her Ph.D. from the University of Victoria in 2003.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recordings of the Moses-Columbian Salish language and photocopies of seven field notebooks from research conducted by Marie Louise Willett. Willett's research for this project, "An Investigation of the Particle 'wa' in Nxa?amxcin (Moses-Columbia Salish)," was conducted in Montana, Washington, and British Columbia through interviews with three fluent speakers of the language: Agatha J. Bart, Norine L. Smith, and Matilda Bearcub. The goal of this research was the particle "wa" and its lexical affixation.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Jacobs Research Funds linguistic research collection.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
1 Photocopies of field notebooks 1994-1997
2 Sound cassettes of recordings 1994-1997

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Salish Indians--Interviews
  • Salish Indians--Research
  • Salish language--Research
  • Personal Names :
  • Bart, Agatha J.--Interviews
  • Bearclub, Matilda--Interviews
  • Smith, Norine L.--Interviews
  • Willett, Marie Louise--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field notes
  • Field recordings
  • Interviews
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jacobs Research Funds, (sponsoring body)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Jacobs Research Funds