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A Beaked Quetzalcoatl: The Supreme God of Ancient Mexico
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 88], Folder 15. Photographs and clippings of illustrations of Native American [see also folder 123.17]) (1937) (1938, originally published 1938), 4 page(s)
Date: 11.6.38. Places: London, Mexico. A two-page clipping from The Illustrated London News, headlined "A 'Duck-Billed' Statue of Quetzalcoatl Found in Mexico," notes the discovery's importance to archaeology and includes a full-page photo of the sculpture. On the backs are a column on the Book of the Day and a ph...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 88], Folder 15. Photographs and clippings of illustrations of Native American [see also folder 123.17]) (1937) (1938, originally published 1938), 4 page(s)
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Humble Choice
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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 "Humble choice" (about stories in which the gift chosen looks the worst), contain brief information about a Tepehuane fairy tale as related in "Four Mexican-Spanish Fairy-Tales from Azqueltán, Jalisco," J. Alden Mason, Journal of American Folk...
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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Myth of Durango Mexicans [Tepehuanes]
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 1 page(s)
A slip of paper, possibly torn from a ledger book, contains brief, hand-written bibliographical references to mythology of the Tepehuan people of Durango State, Mexico, as mentioned in the reports of Swiss archaeologist A.F.A. Bandelier circa 1886.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 1 page(s)
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No Tracks Out
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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 "No Tracks Out," contain information about a folk tale as related in "Stories from Tuxtepec, Oaxaca," WM. H. Mechling, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 25, p. 203. Also noted: Lion.
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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Small Animal Crosses River by Means of Large
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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 a lined note card, titled "Small animal crosses river by means of large," compare myths of the Ute, Tewa, and Acoma Indians and the indigenous people of Oaxaca, Mexico, using this theme. In the Ute myth, the animals are Porcupine and Wolf; for the Tewa, they are Porcupi...
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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