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1st Mesa - Where Does Sun Go? - Pumpkin?
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 2 page(s)
A page contains handwritten notes on both sides, apparently having to do with Hopi clans and possibly, ceremonies. One side contains a two-column table, attributed to 'Hopi Clans and Hopi Kinship' by Robert H. Lowie, 1929. One column is labeled 'Mish.' Benedict's shorthand for Mishongnovi, a Second Mesa pueblo. Th...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 2 page(s)
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Bibliographical Notes on Hopi Myths and Others
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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) , 8 page(s)
Eight note cards contain hand-written notes, many of them bibliographical references, on myth themes of the Hopi and possibly other tribes, such as the Apache. Topics include: small spirits or beings carried under the hair; Spider Clan; rainbow road; snake people; dancing Katcinas; Mishongnovi Pueblo; stars and ca...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 8 page(s)
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Ceremonial
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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) , 1 page(s)
A typed page headed 'Ceremonial' contains summaries of two apparent Hopi origin myths or myth themes, numbered 13 and 11, respectively, and associated with the Shupaulavi Pueblo in Arizona: 'Sun Masks' and 'Detection of Sorcerers,' with citations probably related to 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. Bri...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
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Clan Grouping
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 3 page(s)
Three pages contain hand-written notes on clans of the Hopi. The first and second contain a two-column table comparing clan groupings in Mishongnovi, a Second Mesa pueblo, and at First Mesa, site of the Walpi Pueblo. There is a reference to a manuscript. The second page also contains a brief list of clans attribut...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 3 page(s)
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Death Practices
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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) , 1 page(s)
A typed page headed 'Death Practices' contains two brief notes on a Hopi myth about death associated with the Shupaulavi Pueblo in Arizona. They deal with 'Head Washing After Death' and 'Idea of After Life,' with citations probably related to 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. They mention a sorcerer, th...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
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Fertility Fetishes
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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) , 1 page(s)
A thin slip of paper contains a brief, typed topical note. It is a duplicate of a type of note used in later documents, in which the strips are affixed to larger sheets of paper, possibly as a means of reordering. It describes fertility fetishes that are planted in a certain location by various tribal societies to...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
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Food Motifs in Snake Myth of Hopi
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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) , 4 page(s)
Four slips of paper contain hand-written notes on 'food eaten by the Sun' in a Hopi myth. Topics and page numbers correspond to those in 'Traditions of the Hopi, Volume 8' by H.R. Voth, and specifically to the Snake Myth of the Mishongnovi Pueblo. Terms include: Powamu (a kachina, or spirit), whom the Sun dressed...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 8. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 4 page(s)
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Note Cards Discussing Mishongnovi Pueblo
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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) , 4 page(s)
Three notecards contain references to the Hopi of Mishongnovi Pueblo, AZ, with discussion of the Spider, Bear and Bluebird clans. One card contains a bibliographical reference to Stevenson on the topic of 'scalp dance.'
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 4 page(s)
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Notes on a Varietyof Hopi Myth Motifs
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 15. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 3 page(s)
Three pages contain typed notes with extensive written amendments on a variety of elements in myths of the Hopi. These include: Twin heroes; punishment of children; hospitality; emotion; salt-gathering; mouse-trapping; greetings; prayer sticks; occupations; agriculture; etiquette; costume; storms. They are accompa...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 15. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 3 page(s)
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Notes on Flute [Ceremony]
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 7 page(s)
Seven pages contain hand-written notes on tribal fraternities or societies and their associated ceremonies among the Hopi, as recorded in 'Hopi Clans and Hopi Kinship' by Robert H. Lowie, 1929. Topics include: Flute ceremony; Wuwuchim, the first winter ceremony; Powanus, a mid-winter ceremony; Soyal Society and it...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 7 page(s)
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