Finding Aid to the A. H. Gayton papers, circa 1925-1965

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Finding Aid to the A. H. Gayton Papers, circa 1925-1965

Collection number: BANC MSS 79/6 c

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1979
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
Finding Aid revised by:
Alison E. Bridger in 2007
© 2007 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: A. H. Gayton Papers,
Date (inclusive): circa 1925-1965
Collection Number: BANC MSS 79/6 c
Creator: Gayton, A. H. (Anna Hadwick), 1899-1977
Extent: Number of containers: 1 carton and 1 box Linear feet: 1.5
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Abstract: The A.H. Gayton Papers contains material relating primarily to her work as an anthropologist at the University of California, Berkeley and especially to her research on the Yokuts Indians in California, including correspondence to and from other anthropologists, field notes, and manuscripts of some of her writings. Her papers relating to Peruvian textile materials and to the California-Portuguese remained in the possession of Professor Robert Spier. Her books were given to the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. H. Gayton papers, BANC MSS 79/6 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Separated Material

Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Identifier/Call Number: (BANC PIC 1979.004--POR)

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The A.H. Gayton Papers were given to The Bancroft Library from her stepson, Professor F.G. Spier in July 1978.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

Administrative Information

Scope and Content

The A.H. Gayton Papers contains material relating primarily to her work as an anthropologist at the University of California, Berkeley and especially to her research on the Yokuts Indians in California, including correspondence to and from other anthropologists, field notes, and manuscripts of some of her writings. Her papers relating to Peruvian textile materials and to the California-Portuguese remained in the possession of Professor Robert Spier. Her books were given to the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Container List

 

Series 1 Correspondence

Carton 1

Outgoing 1936-1965

Physical Description: carbon copies

Scope and Content Note

Mainly relating to the publication of Yokuts and Western Mono Ethnography.
 

Incoming

Scope and Content Note

Letters from other anthropologists concerning work with the Youkuts Indians.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Carton 1

California. University. Press, 1946

Scope and Content Note

by S. T. Farquhar
Carton 1

California. University, Berkeley. Dept. of Anthropology, 1943-1947

Carton 1

Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio, b. 1880, 1937 May

Scope and Content Note

Note by Elsie Clews Parsons also on the same sheet
 

Farquhar, Samuel Thaxter, 1890-1949

see California. University. Press

Carton 1

Fenenga, Franklin, 1948 July 12

Carton 1

Gifford, Edward Winslow, 1887-1959, 1946 June 16

Carton 1

Kroeber, Alfred Louis, 1876-1960, 1941-1946

Carton 1

Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957, 1946 October 7

Physical Description: unsigned carbon
Carton 1

Lynch, John M., 1950-1955

Scope and Content Note

regarding his interest in the Kocheyali Indians. Also included: a copy of his manuscript, The Kocheyali and the Indians of Squaw Valley.
Carton 1

Nettl, Bruno, b. 1930, 1965

Carton 1

Newman, Stanley Stewart, b. 1905, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Regarding his work on Yokuts tales.
Carton 1

Parsons, Elsie Worthington (Clews), 1875-1941,

see Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio

Carton 1

Rogers, Barbara (Thrall), 1940 February 12

Scope and Content Note

With this, copies made by Mrs. Spier of Mrs. Rogers' Chukchansi fieldnotes at Coarsegold, June-July 1938.
Carton 1

Thompson, Dorothy (Burr), b. 1900, 1962 January 2

Carton 1

Voegelin, Charles Frederic, b. 1906, 1937 February 13

 

Series 2 Field notebooks, 1925-1929

Physical Description: 19 volumes and 3 folders in Carton 1
Carton 1

Yokuts. Wukchumni. 1925

Physical Description: 6 volumes
Carton 1

Yokuts. [Wukchumni, Gawia], 1925?

Physical Description: 1 volume
Carton 1

[Yokuts], 1926.

Physical Description: 2 volumes
Carton 1

[Yokuts]. Woponuch, Entimpich, Wutschumni, 1926

Physical Description: 1 volumes
Carton 1

[Yokuts]. Michahai, Woponuch, 1926-1927

Physical Description: 1 volume
Carton 1

Yokuts. Chunut (Tachi), Choinimni, 1927

Physical Description: 1 volume
Carton 1

[Yokuts], 1929

Physical Description: 1 volume
Carton 1

[Yokuts]. Chunut. 1929 1 volume

Carton 1

Yokuts, undated

Physical Description: 3 volumes
Carton 1

Field notes: Yokuts and Western Mono, undated

Physical Description: 3 folders
Carton 1

Field trip accounts, 1927

Physical Description: 1 volume
 

Series 3 Manuscripts

Carton 1

The Cultural Setting of Yokuts-Mono Shamanism, unpublished, circa 1929-1930?

Carton 1

The Narcotic Plant Datura in Aboriginal American Culture. (Her thesis) undated

Carton 1

Yokuts and Western Mono Ethnography (Fragments, published and unpublished) undated

Physical Description: 3 folders
Carton 1

Yokuts-Western Mono Genealogies (unpublished ms.) undated

 

Series 4 Maps

Carton 1

Sketch maps, with lists of place names to be included on maps (for publication?), undated

 

Series 5 Notes

Carton 1

Miscellaneous typescripts of Indian legends and myths from various sources; notes regarding Indian myths, undated

Carton 1

Baskets, Twoiling undated

Carton 1

Genealogies, biographical data undated

Carton 1

Kinship systems undated

Box 1: card file box

Notes on Yokuts and Western Mono Names undated