RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 183
Extent1 box, 1 large chart
TitleArchive of Nubian language and culture
DescriptionThis small collection contains six cassettes and one reel-to-reel tape of field recordings made by Dr Peter L Shinnie of the Nubian language Mahas, together with research notes and correspondence, including key word lists relating to the Mahas [or Nobiin], Kunuz [or Kenzi] and Dongalawi languages. Some of these tapes and their transcripts relate to taped sentences translated into Mahas by the family of Ali Osman in Mishakeili, who worked with Dr Shinnie on the project in the 1980s.
Admin HistoryThe Archive of Nubian Language and Culture is a planned artificial collection of material on Nubian languages and culture collected by Professor W. Herman Bell, former Visiting Professor in the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies. It consists of a collection of field recordings and notes made by Dr Peter Shinnie, of the Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Canada, in the 1970s and 1980s, and a large genealogical chart from Nubia drawn up in the 1950s and collected by Muhammed Jalal Hashim, a PhD student at Portsmouth University.
LanguageNubian languages, Arabic, English
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialNo related papers are known.
Access ConditionsUsual EUL arrangements apply.
Creator_NameShinnie; Peter L (fl 1970s-1980s); archaeologist
Muhammed Jalal Hashim; PhD student
Mgt_GroupLanguage and culture papers
Middle Eastern papers
DS/UK/236Shinnie; Peter L (fl 1970s-1980s); archaeologistfl 1970s-1980s
DS/UK/237Hashim; Muhammed Jalal; PhD student
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