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Blind Dupe
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
These brief, handwritten, undated research notes on a lined note card, titled "Blind dupe," contain a citation for a Tsimshian myth related in "Tsimshian Mythology," Franz Boas, Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Vol. 31, p. 825.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
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Ceremony of Animals Is Disturbed ...
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card begin "Ceremony of animals is disturbed ..." Also noted: gods, Gt. Basin. A citation is included for "Indianische Sagen von de Nord-Pacifischen Küste Amerikas," Franz Boas (1895), p. 169.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
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Cliff Ogre
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten citations:

Zuni - Frank Cushing, 'Zuni Folk Tales,' pp. 76, 425: Mentions not twins; qv. offsping eat; become Owl and Falcon; drought; twins with help of Spider Woman; offspring become Rock, Owl, and Falcon.

Washington Matthews, 'Navaho Legends,' p. 122.

Jicarilla - Charles Peabody, 'A Reconnaissanc...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. A.M. Tozzer, October 30, 1936
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to A.M. Tozzer reports that the Boas fund has raised more than $7,000 for Boas' continued research in growth and physical anthropology. Also mentions that the presentation will be made to Boas at Elsie Parsons' in the next week. Dated October 30, 1936.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Harry Bakwin, October 21, 1936
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (21 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Harry Bakwin discusses the Boas Gift Fund to support Franz Boas' research in his retirement. Mentions that the fund will be administered by Columbia University. Also mentions President [Livingston] Farrand. Dated October 21, 1936.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (21 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Harry Bakwin, October 30, 1936
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Harry Bakwin thanks Bakwin for his contribution to the Boas Gift Fund and reports that $5,000 has been collected. Dated October 30, 1936.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Milo Hellman, October 30, 1936
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Milo Hellman thanks Hellman for his contribution to the Boas Gift Fund and reports that more than $5,000 has been collected. Mentions a matching grant from Rockefeller gifts to Columbia University. Dated October 30, 1936.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (30 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Milo Helman [Hellman], October 21, 1936
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (21 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Milo Helman [Hellman] expresses shock at the news of the death of Hellman's wife and discusses the Boas Gift Fund. Mentions that the fund will be administered by Columbia University. Dated October 21, 1936.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 8. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1935-1936) (21 October 1936) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Waldo G. Leland, October 23, 1946
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 10. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1943-1946, 1958) (23 October 1946) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to Dr. Waldo G. Leland, American Council of Learned Societies, discusses a [Franz] Boas manuscript that translates Chehalis folktales. Dated October 23, 1946.
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 10. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1943-1946, 1958) (23 October 1946) , 1 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from Ruth Benedict to E. Adamson Hoebel, February 10, 1943
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 10. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1943-1946, 1958) (10 February 1943) , 1 page(s)
Copy of typewritten letter from Ruth Benedict to E. Adamson Hoebel encloses a list of Franz Boas' finished linguistic manuscripts (not attached) and says the Kwakiutl manuscript is Boas' finest linguistic work. Discusses publication details. including cost (estimated at $10,000), and mentions the Learned Societies...
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948, in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 114]: Franz Boas, 1858-1947, Folder 10. Correspondence: Re: Boas, 1943-1946, 1958) (10 February 1943) , 1 page(s)
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