Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS338C
Creators:
Baer, John
Dates:
1852-1855
Languages:
Multiple languages
Languages include
English
,
Chuckchi
(Tchuktchi, Maritime Chukchi) and
Yupik
(Siberian Eskimo). Siberian/Paleoasiatic family and Eskimo/Eskoaleutian family.
Physical Description:
41 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Vocabularies collected by the expedition team at the sites called Yerigen (Yergin, Yarga on Arakamchechen Island) and Siqluk (Chak-lock, on the nearby Yttygran Island) respectively, off the Glasenap Harbor, Senyavin Strait, west side of Bering Strait. Yergin/Yarga and Siqluk/Chak-lock are about 2 miles apart.
Scope and Contents
John Baer. Chuckchi ("Yerigen") and Asiatic Eskimo ("Chak-lock") Vocabularies. Rodgers North Pacific Expedition, 1852-55. "Glasenap Harbor Senyavin Straits. "Yerigen" near the (expedition's) tents; "Chak-lock" on island 2 miles south. Pgs. 27; includes 366 Chukchi and 150 Eskimo words, with phonetic notes on vowel length and pitch. (Entry prepared by Demitri Shimkin, July, 1957, for use by Roman Jacobson in his bibliography of "Paleo-Siberian" languages.) According to Shimkin and/or Jacobson, this manuscript has not been published.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Baer was with Commander Rodgers' North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1852-55.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 338-c

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 338-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received from the Hydrographic Office, Navy Department, June 14, 1906.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chukchi language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yuit language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siberian Yupik Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Russia -- Siberia Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chukchi Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yupik Eskimos Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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