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Anthropology - The Radical's Science
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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) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten draft of a statement [possibly essay or lecture] on anthropology as a science. Many passages struck through. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Antr.Tales not in Puebloan
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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)
Brief, handwritten, undated research notes on a piece of cardstock titled "Antr. Tales not in puebloan." Noted: Tales, pueblos, shoots, Jic [Jicarilla].
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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Anus trick
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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)
Typed notes on a lined note card entitled, 'Anus trick.' Note card tells the story of the folklore of Buzzard dropping Trickster into a hollow tree. Trickster than tricks women to get him by pretending to be a porcupine, the women then cut down the tree. Trickster then pretends to be dead, and catches Buzzard in t...
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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Apache
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Date: Unknown. Typewritten field notes about Apache, scalp dance, adultery and the punishments for committing adultery, the joking relationship, siblings.
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Armor [sic] and Psyche
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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)
Typewritten notes on an unlined note card titled "Armor [Amor] and Psyche," comparing a Portuguese folk tale to the Greek myth. A citation is given for "Portuguese Folk-tales," Consiglieri Pedroso, p. 81. In this story, a poor maid grows a cabbage stalk, and finds stairs on it going down to a palace. There she sec...
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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Arrow chain
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
This undated, hand-written note on the Zuni cites: Arrow chain = spear chain in N.S. Wales (Dix 294.) It contains information on: mother, milk, bear, son, search, Dixon 297.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Arrow Feathers, Getting
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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 an unlined note card, titled "Arrow feathers, getting" contain a citation for a Diegueño [Kumiai] myth related in "Mythology of the Mission Indians," Constance Goddard Du Bois, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 19, p. 147.
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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Arrows, Getting
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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) (1930) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten note cites Robert H. Lowie, 'The Northern Shoshone' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 2, p. 282: Thrown-Away and twin. Bear-dogs. Giant proposes to make arrows for them if they get sticks. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1930) , 1 page(s)
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Arrows - Getting Arrows
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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) (1925) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten note titled 'Arrows - Getting Arrows' cites George Bird Grinnell, 'Falling-Star' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 34, p. 311, on a Cheyenne myth about getting wood, water, and food. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Atsugewi
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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)
Handwritten notes on an unlined note card titled "Atsugewi," re: creation myths of the Atsugewi Indians, from "Achomawi and Atsugewi Tales," Roland B. Dixon, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 21, p. 170. In these stories, the earth begins as water, with Coyote and Silver-Fox living above it in the sky. Eventually...
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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