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Crests etc.
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 5 page(s)
Five slips of paper contain hand-written notes on various Native American myth themes or motifs, such as crests (clan symbols), punishment of taboos and fishing songs. Most refer to various myths of the Tsimshian people of Pacific Canada and Alaska, as related by Franz Boas in 'Thirty-First Annual Report of the Bu...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 5 page(s)
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Field Notes on 'Theft of Fire' and 'Blood Proof'
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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) , 2 page(s)
Typed field notes from Ruth Benedict on the folklore, 'Theft of Fire' from both Northern Kwakiutl and Southern Kwakiutl perspectives. Also included is a typed line of notes on the folklore 'Blood Proof,' from the Kwakiutl perspective.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Kwakiutl
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 1 page(s)
A slip of paper contains a brief, hand-written, marginally legible note on the Kwakiutl tribe of British Columbia and an origin myth having to do with a dog or dogs and spirits, and with a reference to a nearby tribe, the Bella Bella. It may be derived from 'Ethnology of the Kwakiutl' by Franz Boas, in 'Thirty-fif...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 1 page(s)
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Notes on Hill-Tout
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 22 page(s)
Typewritten notes, on unlined paper in a bound notebook, untitled, re: notes on folklore of American Indian tribes of British Columbia, as recounted by Charles Hill-Tout, likely in the "Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland," circa 1900. Benedict gives a synopsis of each tale, with...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 22 page(s)
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Ntli´ks nt m
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 13 page(s)
Typewritten notes on unlined paper, untitled, re: the folktale "Ntli´ks nt m" ["Nli´ksentem"]. Benedict recounts the fullest version of the story of Coyote coveting his daughter-in-law, as told by the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia and recounted in "Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society, Volume V...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 13 page(s)
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The Religion of the North American Indians Chapter Synopses
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 3. Religion of the North American Indians, Outline and Synopsis (TS)) , 4 page(s)
A four-page, typewritten abstract for a book, "The Religion of the North American Indians," gives 14 chapter synopses on topics such as: visions; diversity; descriptions of North American regions and their tribes; comparisons with other primitive peoples.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 3. Religion of the North American Indians, Outline and Synopsis (TS)) , 4 page(s)
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Test on Not Laughing
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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 cites Franz Boas, 'The Eskimo of Baffin Land and Hudson Bay' in 'Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 15, p. 359, on Eskimo visit to the moon. Also mentions Zuni. 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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