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Boy Drips Candle
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Boy Drips Candle," contain information about a folk tale as related in "Folk-Tales of Andros Island, Bahamas," Elsie Clews Parsons, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Vol. 13, p. 127. In this story, a fisherman jumps after a fish an...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Clans in Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
Two buff index cards conain notes on clans and society among the Hopi, with references to the work of Elsie Parsons. They include mention of: the choosing of clan chiefs; the Tewa tribe; a clan woye, or mask; and a quote from a Parsons manuscript having to do with cooperation and the combining of clans.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
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Index card: Council - Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1920) , 1 page(s)
A buff index card contains notes on a council of the Hopi tribe, with references to the writings of other, such as Parsons. Terms include: Third Mesa; Kikmongwi; war chief; Bear, Reed, Badger and Coyote clans; Tobacco chief of Soyal (Pipmongwi); Medicine chief. References include: Parsons 1920, AA24; FM III, 102 n...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1920) , 1 page(s)
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Index cards: Hopi - Initiation - Parsons ms.
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
Two lined index cards with handwritten research notes on Hopi initiation ceremonies, with reference to a manuscript by Elsie Parsons. Terms mentioned include: Trespass; First Mesa; lightning; Flute [clan?]; treatment of 'rheumatism'; Powamu; snakebite; whipping; treatment of illness.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
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Index cards: Kivas - Hopi - Parsons Ms.
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
Two buff index cards with hand-written research notes on Hopi kivas, or ritual spaces, with reference to a manuscript by Elsie Parsons. Terms mentioned include: First Mesa; Flute and War; soyala; wuwuchim; relations between kivas and clan chiefs. A note at the end indicates that though kivas are neighborhood house...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 2 page(s)
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Magic Gifts --
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Magic Gifts -- 'Tablecloth, Donkey, and Club,'" list citations for three sources using this folk tale. One is from Maryland, as related in "Tales from Maryland and Pennsylvania," Elsie Clews Parsons, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 30, p...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Man Eater
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Man Eater," contain citations for two folk tales using this theme. The first is a Filipino tale, as related in "The Man-Eater," Simón P. Santos, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 34, p. 393. The second is related in “Folk-lore from the...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Notes re: Folk-Tales of Andros Island, Bahamas
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card contain information about folk tales of the Bahamas as related in "Folk-Tales of Andros Island, Bahamas," Elsie Clews Parsons, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Vol. 13, pp. 142-144. The first story, "The Housekeepers," is compared to "Joh...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Off with All Heads but King's
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These brief, handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Off with all heads but King's," include a citation for a Laguna [Western Keres] folk tale in "Spanish Tales from Laguna and Zuñi, N. Mex.," Elsie Clews Parsons and Franz Boas, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 33, p. 54.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Password
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on a lined note card, titled "Password," contain information about a folk tale of the Bahamas using this theme, as related in "Folk-Tales of Andros Island, Bahamas," Elsie Clews Parsons, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Vol. 13, p. 2. In this story, the phrases "...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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