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21 Note Cards on Myth Motifs, Mostly Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 21 page(s)
Twenty-one slips of paper contain notes on various aspects of Native American myths, most directly attributed to the Hopi, in English with some terms in indigenous text. Some page and topic references correspond to those in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. Other notes and references are unclear as to s...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 21 page(s)
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22 Note Cards with Myth Motifs of the Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 22 page(s)
Twenty-two notecards or slips of paper contain notes on various aspects of myths of the Hopi, particularly 'The Origin of the Yayaatu Society' and 'The Pookongs and the Balolookong' as related in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. Other notes and references may be to different works and authors. Topics i...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 22 page(s)
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Charts on Hopi Social Structure
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 18. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 6 page(s)
Six pages contain hand-written charts and tables outlining social structure of the Hopi. They include: a chart of leadership, clans and societies at First Mesa and Third Mesa, with references to Elsie C. Parsons in American Anthropologist No. 24, pages 285-94; A.M. Stephen, 1893; and an unnamed author in the Field...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 18. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 6 page(s)
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Creation and History of the Whites During the Mythological Period
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 16. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 3 page(s)
Three duplicates of a single page of notes, with the same minor hand-editing added to each, discuss how the existence of Europeans is incorporated into Hopi creation myths. The first is noted as being a 'marplot incident' - one who frustrates or ruins a plan by meddling. It describes the creating of Spaniards, the...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 16. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 3 page(s)
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Culture Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 2 page(s)
Two pages with torn corners contain two typed copies of the same set of notes on Hopi culture, with minor variations. Brief entries are written on the topics of: Costume (girl's); Katcina ceremony; prayer sticks (used in that ceremony); emotion; witches; snake lore. The first page contains an additional entry on g...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 2 page(s)
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Hawk [mask] 'in Form of Man'
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 5 page(s)
Five notecards or slips of paper contain hand-written notes on certain details of the Hopi myth of the origin of the Yayaatu Society, with page references that correspond to those in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by A.R. Voth, 1905. Topics include: A hawk appearing to children in the form of a man; a black line painted...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 5 page(s)
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Hopi
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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 torn from a larger one contains notes, written in black marker, on apparent myth motifs of the Hopi at Oraibi Pueblo, with references to page numbers, possibly in work by Edward S. Curtis. Terms include: twins; boat box, popping of elk's eyes; racing. An ink stamp at the top reads 'From the Papers...
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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Note Cards on Myth Motifs of the Hopi, circa 1923
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 17 page(s)
Sixteen cards contain hand-written notes on myth motifs of the Hopi people of Arizona, such as abduction, games and food. Page numbers and subject matter on the first 12, buff notecards correspond to 'The Traditions of the Hopi' by H. R. Voth, 1905, and specifically to those relating to the myth 'How the Circle (P...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 17 page(s)
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Note Cards  with References to Myth of 'How the Circle (Póngo) Katcina And His Wife Became Stars' as Related in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H. R. Voth, 1905
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 10 page(s)
Nine buff notecards contain one to four references each to details of a Hopi myth, with terms in indigenous text and English commentary. Accompanying page numbers correspond to 'The Traditions of the Hopi' by H. R. Voth, 1905, and specifically to those relating the myth 'How the Circle (Póngo) Katcina And His Wif...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 10 page(s)
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Note on Hopi Myth of Skeleton Houses
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 8. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
A slip of paper headed 'Culture [illegible] - Hopi' contains brief notes referring 'Skeleton Houses' with page numbers and topic corresponding to two stories of 'A Journey to the Skeleton House' in 'The Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. The following 32 pages are noted as 'marked but not recorded.'
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 8. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
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