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12 Note Cards with Bibliographical Citations
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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) , 12 page(s)
Twelve note cards contain hand-written bibliographical citations, one to four per card, most headed according to author, but two according to tribe discussed. Authors include: A. F. A. Bandelier; J. P. Harrington; L. C. Cushing; A. E. Nordenskiold; F. W. Hodge; E. D. Proctor; J. G. Owens; C. F. Lummis; J. W. Fewke...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 4. Southwest Notes) (1928) , 12 page(s)
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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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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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Abduction Type, with birth of offspring
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
An undated half-page, typed and hand-written, headed "Abduction type, with birth of offspring," contains bibliographical references to a common myth theme by certain tribes of a woman who is abducted giving birth to twin heroes, including the Zuni and the Hopi.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Achilles Heel
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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 Edward Winslow Gifford, 'Miwok Myths' in 'University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology,' Vol. 12, p. 29, on cannibal giants who kept their hearts in their ankles. Also mentions Hopi (witches 'wrap breath of scornful maiden into wheel then wound in foot with poi...
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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Admittedly Spanish - Abduction
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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) , 3 page(s)
Typed notes on an unlined paper entitled, 'Admittedly Spanish - Abduction.' Notes tell the story of the folklore of a man making moccasins who loses his wife when she is abducted by a water serpent. Man then spends time searching for his wife, finding her again with the help of the Eagle helper. Man then loses wif...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 3 page(s)
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Animal Adoption
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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H.R. Voth, 'Traditions of the Hopi,' Field Columbia Museum Anthropological Series,' Vol. 8, p. 168: Hawk rescues Hopi boy captured and ill-treated by Navajo; clothes him with articles taken in midair from Navajo children. Notation in left margin: Tewa - Owl Boy goes to uncle, i.e. Hawk, who...

in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Animal [Adoption?]
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten list under the heading 'Hopi': Snake (and marries ...), Hawk, Water Serpent (scalps), Hawk rescues boy from enemies, compare Owl captures child. Also mentions Zuni and Tewa. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Animal Adoption
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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) , 2 page(s)
These detailed, handwritten, undated research notes on the front and back of an unlined note card, titled "Animal adoption," compare myths from the Isleta [Southern Tiwa], White Mountain Apache [Western Apache], Hopi, Cochiti, Tewa, Laguna [Western Keres], and Zuni cultures using the theme of humans adopted by or...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 2 page(s)
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