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[Donald Chipman Audio: Curt Max Mosher and Lee Roy Jordan]

Description: Audio recording of Donald E. Chipman interviewing with Curt Mosher and L. Jordan. In 1967, Mosher was hired as Director of Public Relations for the Dallas Cowboys. Mosher passed away on July 13, 2015.
Date: June 4, 1969
Creator: Chipman, Donald E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Monologue on getting water from the tap

Description: Recording of a monologue is about a man who was visiting a village and saw people getting water from a tap in the wall. He returned to his own village and eagerly explained that they he discovered a new way to get water, that was much easier than their traditional way. He bought the supplies and installed the tap in the wall no water came out. One of his fellow villagers explained to him that in order for the tap to work, one must install a pipe from a water source to the tap faucet in the wall. The speaker was born in 1983.
Date: July 12, 2019
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of a traditional narrative

Description: Recording of a short story in which there was a competition between sleep and air. Eventually, sleep proved more powerful than air. The speaker was born in 1983.
Date: February 8, 2019
Creator: Anjum, Uzma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on hardships of ancestors and the ease of current life

Description: Recording of a monologue about the hardship of a woman's ancestors before they had electricity and other advanced facilities. She notes that her people are lazy and lack unity now that they have commodities, but her ancestors were strong. The speaker was born in 1979
Date: February 8, 2019
Creator: Anjum, Uzma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of clearing snow from roofs

Description: Recording of the methods which people in Danna use to clear snow from the rooftops of their homes. Wooden tools are used to brush snow from the roofs of houses when snow builds up on the rooftops. The speaker was born in 1983
Date: February 8, 2019
Creator: Anjum, Uzma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of natural resources

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a wordlist for names for several kinds of natural resources and objects in Mankiyali. The speaker, born in 1981, recorded himself reciting the wordlist. No English translations are provided in the recording.
Date: December 5, 2019
Creator: Rehman, Gohar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about a cruel Nawab and a daring escape

Description: Recording of a monologue historical narrative about one of the speaker's ancestors attempting to escape the cruel oppression of the Nawab. The speaker was born in 1981.
Date: November 26, 2019
Creator: Rehman, Gohar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about the cruelty of the former leader of Tanawal

Description: Recording of a monologue historical narrative about the cruelty of the former ruler of a small state called Amb State or Tanawal. The speaker was born in 1985.
Date: November 26, 2019
Creator: Zeb, Aurang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of color terms

Description: Recording of an elicitation of color terms in Mankiyali followed by the English translation. the masculine singular and plural and feminine singular and plural were provided for each color. The speaker was born in 1985.
Date: July 19, 2020
Creator: Zeb, Aurang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of grammatical mood

Description: Recording of an elicitation of grammatical mood in Mankiyali, including declarative, interrogative, imperative, and subjunctive sentences. The speaker was born in 1985.
Date: December 9, 2019
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of numerals

Description: Recording of an elicitation of numerals, including numbers 1-25, thirty, forty, etc. as well as ordinal numbers first, second, etc. The speaker was born in 1981.
Date: December 17, 2019
Creator: Shah, Midhat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of bird names

Description: Recording of an elicitation of bird names in Mankiyali with the English translation as the prompt. The singular and plural forms, along with any alternatives, are given. The speaker was born in 1985.
Date: July 19, 2020
Creator: Zeb, Aurang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of kinship terms

Description: Recording of a wordlist of kinship terms in Mankiyali, translated from English. The speaker was born in 1981.
Date: December 12, 2019
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of agricultural terms

Description: Recording of a wordlist of agricultural terms, such as names for various farming tools, fields, and various other agricultural topics. The speaker was born in 1985,
Date: December 16, 2019
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of animals

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a wordlist for names for several animals in Mankiyali. The words were elicitated from English to Mankiyali. The speaker was born in 1981
Date: December 16, 2019
Creator: Shah, Midhat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional narrative about unity

Description: Recording of a traditional story about a king who teaches his sons that unity is strength. He explains that one person by himself, just like one stick, can be broken easily, but many people together, like many sticks, cannot be so easily broken. Aurang Zeb - born 1985 - told the story while Gohar Rehman, born 1981, listened.
Date: July 14, 2019
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the story of a woman's wisdom

Description: Recording of a story about an evil man who used to get married and then kill his wives. Eventually, he married a very wise girl, and she used her wisdom to make him a gentle man. Abdul Qayum, born 1955, told the story while Alam Zeb, born 1987, listened and asked questions.
Date: July 13, 2019
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling. Teenage cousins are having informal conversation and joking.
Date: November 18, 1985
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling, updating them on the children at home.
Date: November 23, 1985
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling.
Date: November 18, 1985
Creator: Lalruali
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member.
Date: November 20, 1985
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling.
Date: November 18, 1985
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member about when they plan to come home for a visit.
Date: November 20, 1985
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information