Created: 8 March 1999
Modified: 7 May 2017

Kenneth L Hale (1934-2001) Australia bibliography

Additions and amendments welcome: send to David.Nash AT anu.edu.au

After the addenda and corrigenda to bibliography in Forty years on pp.1-18, Hale's works are listed here in chronological order in sections:

publications | dissertations supervised | works by others | manuscripts | field notes | sound recordings | artefact collection | miscellanea

For online copies of Hale's writings, see 'Ken Hale papers' http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/halepapers/

For a list of publications generally, see 'Publications of Ken Hale: 1958-2000' compiled by Marilyn Goodrich, pp.459-470 in Ken Hale: a life in language (MIT Press, 2001)


addenda and corrigenda to version published in Forty years on

page change
3 first item, correct volume to '11'
6
add a 1998 publication:

Hale, Ken & Jay Keyser. 1998. The basic elements of argument structure, pp.73-118 in Papers from the UPenn/MIT Roundtable on Argument Structure and Aspect, ed. by Heidi Harley. Held at MIT in spring 1997. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 32. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics. * Warlpiri pp.87,92-94, Lardil pp.98-99
6
add a 2001 publication:
Bittner, Maria and Ken Hale. 2001. Comparative notes on ergative case systems, pp.67-104 in in Papers on Australian Languages. A volume of MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, edited by Rob Pensalfini and Norvin Richards. From a round table workshop held at MIT in January 1997. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics. * Inuit, Warlpiri, Hindi
7 add a 1960? item:
Newsome, Alan. n.d. List of native animals names obtained by Dr Ken Hale and A. Newsome 1959-1960 in Central Australia. [CSIRO] [ii]+17pp. mimeo. ts. Copy in miscellaneous linguistic papers, Tindale collection, South Australia Museum.
13 delete '?' from 1959 at left margin (4 items)
13 add 1959 item:
Djinang. [vocabulary and sentence elicitation] 
Yantyinang voc. found elsewhere in Aust., 1p.
vocabulary and sentence elicitation [47 + 45 (27+"8-25") +  13  pages holograph]
"Dyinang < Dick < Ka<t-underdot><t-underdot>i (1959) coll by K. Hale / Ká<t-underdot>tyi billabong east of Oenpelli" [title of 47pp. part]
"Djinang < Cooper Crk.  Dick" [title of 45pp. part]
"Djinang < Dick / Cooper Crk." [title of 13pp. part]
13 add 1959 item:
Waringarri. Clarry tyapalytyarr < Gordon Down. came here after War. 13pp. holograph. Recorded at Alice Springs(?).
14 additional details on Warnman:
Warnman(pa). Jacky Walker (in Don McLeod's group at Roebourne, Nomads Pty. Ltd.). April 2, 1960. 54pp. holograph.
13 revised entry for Gudandji:
Gudandji (Kutanytyi, Goodanji) field notes. Duncan [Booth]. Vocabulary and elicitation. Anthony Lagoon. 63pp. * AIATSIS MS 1667 * Goodanji: consultant Tommy Duncan. Anthony's Lagoon. 3pp. / Recopied by Hale, "Some notes on Goodanji", pp. 58-85 [following Wambaya notes] * tape No. A4532
14 add 1960 item:
Wirangu. [Mrs Harry Miller, Ceduna, 7 March 1960] 28pp. holograph held by GN O'Grady.
14 add 1960 item:
Balardong (Parlartang). [Tommy Cowan and Tommy Kickett. York, 12 March 1960] 6pp. holograph held by GN O'Grady. * O’Grady field tape 2.1 deposited at AIATSIS.
14 additional detail on Nyininy: Recorded at Alice Springs. (This is also a correction to Nash & O'Grady, Table 1, last entry.)
15-16 additional details on Warluwarra:
Tape I. 1. Lilly  2. Fred Age. 12pp. holograph, annotated by GN O'Grady.
Tape II. Fred Age. 12pp. holograph.
Tape III. Fred Age. 14pp. holograph.
[grammatical analysis] 4pp. holograph
16 additional details on Kuku-yimityi(r).
Cooktown area. Michael Webb (now at Mareeba, Qld.) 19pp. holograph.
Charley Wallis ("Nipper"), Pinta:lngku now at Yarrabah. (word transformations) Tape 2. 30pp. holograph.
Charley Wallis ("Nipper"), Pinta:lngku now at Yarrabah. Verb word-transformation. 45pp. holograph.
Yimityi. [grammatical analysis] 17pp. holograph.
16 additional details on Kaantju:
Ka:ntyu. 16pp. pencil holograph.
16
Tjapukay. Change AIATSIS MS 734 to AIATSIS MS 543
15 Wik Ngatharra ~ ?a:lkn. Joe Ma?pentinha (Mo's lang.) Sand Beach of Yu?ngk. Kerk R. Yarrabah Settlement. 14pp. holograph.

add MS: Wik-Mungknh wordlist (by domains) and grammatical data. 10 page handwritten copy by Barry Alpher, January 1967. Deposited at AIATSIS Library January 2004.
15 Wik Muminh. Billie (big name Ngakapuka) Holroyd R. area. 12pp. holograph.
16 additional details: Yitintyi [Yidiny]. 1+19pp. Tape 1. 33pp. Tape 2.
16 Kuku MuluRutyi. Johnnie Diamond from Mossman, now at Mona Mona Mission Qld. [Yarrabah.] 10pp. holograph. * tape held at MIT Archives
16 Kuku Tyunkay. [Yarrabah.] 13pp. holograph.
16 correct Thayorr entry, and move :
Thayorr. /ku:k-thayorri/. William. Edward R. 14+2pp. holograph.
Rewritten 6pp. holograph in exercise book "Qld Langs Misc. Vocab."
17 add to Kirramay: Mosley Dickman. * tapes Jirrpal 1-3 held at MIT Archives
18
add a 1989 miscellaneous item:
Pease, Theresa. 1989. For love of language. MIT's Ferrari Ward Professor, Kenneth Hale, leads an effort to record an Australian native dialect. MIT Spectrum: a publication of the Campaign for the future 2.2(Summer 1989), 14-15. * includes portraits

Some notes, draft papers, correspondence, sound recordings, and computer files, are held at MIT archives: Collection MC 523, Institute Archives and Special Collections, Building 14N-118, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

'Miscellaneous Australian notes of Kenneth L. Hale' at AIATSIS Library, MS 4114.  Series list.

Hale's works relating to Australia

The works are listed here in chronological order within the following sections:
  • publications
  • dissertations supervised
  • works by others with Hale's work as a significant component
  • manuscripts
  • field notes
  • sound recordings
  • artefact collection
  • miscellanea

  • publications
  • works by others with Hale's unpublished work as an acknowledged significant component
  • published
  • 1969
    [Hale's Proto-Paman reconstructed stems.] Appendix II, pp.62-66 in Kunjen Phonology:  synchronic and diachronic, by B.A. Sommer. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics B-11. * presumably drawn from 294 proto-Paman stems in O'Grady project's machine-readable data file WORDS.2, from cards punched at University of Hawaii 1967-8.
    1970
    O'Grady, Hale & Wurm 1966 map used as base map Map 1 'Grammar/Phonology',  Map 2 'Vocabulary',  and Map 3 'Text/tape', 11"x14", in WJ Oates & Lynette F Oates 1970 A Revised Linguistic Survey of Australia. (AIAS).
    1980
    Busby, P.A.  1980. The distribution of phonemes in Australian Aboriginal languages. Pacific LinguisticsA-60,73-139. * published version of Part I of Busby 1979, q.v.
    1981
    Menning, Kathy, and David Nash. 1981. Sourcebook for Central Australian Languages. Alice Springs: Institute for Aboriginal Development.  * incorporates vocabulary from Hale's field notes, for Nyininy, Warlpiri, Warlmanpa, Warumungu, etc
    1981-84
    Boretzky, N[orbert]. 1981. Das indogermanische Sprachwandelmodell und Wandel in exotischen Sprachen. KZ 95,49-80. * [English version:] Boretzky, N. 1984. The Indo-Europeanist model of sound change and genetic affinity, and its application to exotic languages. Diachronica 1,1-50. * Using data from K. Hale's unpublished "Arandic Word List", claims that Australian languages do not manifest regular sound correspondences as the Indo-European languages do. *  cf. Schweiger, F. Anmerkungen zu Boretzkys Aufsatz 'Das indogermanistisches Sprachmodell und Wandel in exotischen Sprachen. FoLH 5,397-400.
    1982
    Wafer, J. 1982. Kaytetye Picture Vocabulary. Revised edition. 108pp. Alice Springs: Institute for Aboriginal Development. * From a word list compiled by K. Hale, transcribed into practical orthography by H. Koch; first published in 1980
    1982
    Wafer, J. 1982. Warumungu Picture Vocabulary. illus. by J. Carter. 123pp. Alice Springs: Institute for Aboriginal Development. * From unpublished field notes by P. Chakravarti, K. Hale, J. Heath, D. Nash and J. Simpson; orthography developed by J. Simpson; first published in 1980
    1986
    Warlpiri Lexicography Group. 1986. Warlpiri—English dictionary : flora section: Yirdikari-Yirdikari Warlpiri—Yingkiliji : Watiyapinkikirli. Lexicon Project Working Paper No. 4. 95pp. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Center for Cognitive Science.
    1986
    Warlpiri Lexicography Group. 1986. Warlpiri—English dictionary : manufacture section: Yirdikari-Yirdikari Warlpiri—Yingkiliji : Jurnarrpapinkikirli. Lexicon Project Working Paper No. 5. [iii]+38pp. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Center for Cognitive Science.
    1986
    Laughren, Mary and Ken Hale. 1986. Warlpiri—English dictionary : body-part section. Lexicon Project Working Paper No. 6. xxiv+135pp. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Center for Cognitive Science.
    1992
    Evans, Nicholas. 1992. Kayardild dictionary and thesaurus: a vocabulary of the language of the Bentinck Islanders, north-west Queensland. With illustrations by Penny Johnson and Marbuk Kohler, and incorporating Yangkaal materials recorded by Ken Hale. Melbourne: Department of Linguistics and Language Studies, University of Melbourne.
    1995
    Evans, Nicholas. 1995. A grammar of Kayardild: with historical-comparative notes on Tangkic. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter. * as for Evans 1992, incorporates Hale’s Yangkaal data
    1996
    Laughren, Mary & Robert Hoogenraad. 1996. A Learner's Guide to Warlpiri. Tape Course for beginners. Wangkamirlipa Warlpirilki. Based on a tape course prepared by Kenneth Hale & Robin Japanangka Granites. Alice Springs: IAD Press. v+218pp., 5 audio cassettes. ISBN 094965919
    1997
    Ngakulmungan Kangka Leman and K.L. Hale. 1997. Lardil dictionary : a vocabulary of the language of the Lardil people, Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland: with English-Lardil finder list. Gununa, Qld, Mornington Shire Council.

     
  • unpublished
  • Doctoral dissertations, M.I.T., with Australian content -- supervised by Hale
  • 1976
    Klokeid, Terry J. Topics in Lardil Grammar. September 1976. 530pp.
    1980
    Nash, David. Topics in Warlpiri Grammar. May 1980.
    1983
    Simpson, Jane. Aspects of Warlpiri Morphology and Syntax,  April 1983.  533pp.
    1997
    Pensalfini, Robert. Jingulu Grammar, Dictionary, and Texts. June 1997.
  • manuscripts (apart from field notes) (NB: some dates are from catalogues and require checking)

  • Some notes, draft papers, and correspondence is held at MIT archives: Collection MC 523, Institute Archives and Special Collections, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, tel. 617-253-4323  fax: 617-258-7305 Contact: Elizabeth Andrews <landrews@mit.edu>
  • field notes and sound recordings

  • Items are listed in chronological order, including within each year, as can best be determined. The information listed for each item includes Hale’s own annotation in the heading, such as language name, consultant’s name, place (which may be the place of recording or the speaker’s origin), and document title (if any). Additional information is from the AIATSIS catalogue, audition sheets, and other sources, and is of varied reliability. Some names have been transliterated, other have retained original symbols. Tape numbers beginning ‘A’ are AIATSIS Archive Tape numbers.
    Some notes, draft papers, and correspondence is held at MIT archives: Collection MC 523, Institute Archives and Special Collections, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contact: Elizabeth Andrews <landrews@mit.edu>
     
  • sound recordings
  • artefact collection
  • Hood Museum of Anthropology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.  22 items.

  • miscellanea


  • A Tribute to Ken Hale

    Additions and amendments welcome

    Main Hale page

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    © 2005 David Nash

    URL: http://www.anu.edu.au/linguistics/nash/aust/hale/biblio.html