South America

This collection contains unpublished data on Amazonian languages of Brazil and Bolivia, collected by the Swiss anthropologist dr. Franz Caspar (1916-1977). Additional language materials collected by dr. Emil-Heinrich Snethlage (1897-1939) and Tibor Sekelj (1912-1988) are also included. The originals of dr. Caspar’s data have been deposited at the University Library of Basle, Switzerland. These data have been digitized under the responsibility of prof. dr. Willem F.H. Adelaar and dr. Hélène B. Brijnen of Leiden University (Faculty of Humanities, Section Languages and Cultures of Indian America) with the financial support of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Users...
The data on the Carib language is collected by dr. Berend Hoff in the period 1955-1965. See: B.J. Hoff, The Carib Language, Phonology, Morphology, Text and Word Index. Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde (Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology) Vol. 55 (1968), Martinus Nijhoff: The Hague. The original recordings on tape were digitalized in 2006 in Leiden, by Berend Hoff. The latter owes a debt of gratitude to the Phonetic Laboratory of Leiden University for making available the necessary facilities, and especially to his colleague Jos Pacilly, for instruction and assistance, and for the final organization of the material. The corpus is...

Citation

Willem F.H. Adelaar, dr. Berend Hoff, Dr. Eithne Carlin, Roland Hemmauer, Mrs. Frauke Caspar, Franz Caspar, Emil Heinrich Snethlage, Hélène Brijnen, Rotger M. Snethlage, Aryon dall'Igna Rodrigues, Dr. Ary Figueiro, Erszebet Szekely, Hamburgisches Museum für Völkerkunde, Paul Rivet, Peter Keckeis, and Tibor Sekelj. (1934 - 2021). Item "South America" in collection "Leiden Archives". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/a210bdd1-9b32-455d-a96a-338dc52c6092. (Accessed 2022-06-30)

Note: This citation was extracted automatically from the available metadata and may contain inaccuracies. In case of multiple authors, the ordering is arbitrary. Please contact the archive staff in case you need help on how to cite this resource.