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Witch Story
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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 an unlined note card, titled "Witch story" (with "Zuni" and "Bears" also at heading) contain information as related in "Zuñi Tales," Edward L. Handy, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 31, p. 468. This is the story of a jealous mistress putting on a bear disguise in or...
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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Witch Villages - Dest[ruction] of
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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 notes compare Isleta and Hopi myths on the destruction of witch villages. Isleta keywords: burned in a great pile of corn; footrace; Shock of Hair Boy; antelope adoption. Source: Charles F. Lummis, 'Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories,' p. 21. Hopi keywords: Awatubi; all males burned; red pepper. Source: Victor...
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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Witch Wife
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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) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten list of citations on witch myths include: Elsie Clews Parsons, Tales from Guilford County, North Carolina (Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 30), p. 187; M.E.M. Davis, De Witch-'ooman an' de Spinnin'-Wheel (Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 18), p. 251; William C. Bates, Creole Folk-Lore from Jamaica...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Witch Wife
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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) , 2 page(s)
Two undated, typewritten half-pages, headed "Witch Wife," contain references from Boas, Gunn, et al. to variations on common myth motifs of condemnation to death by a witch wife, escape and revenge, as told by tribes including the Hopi and Cothiti.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Witch Wives
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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 note reads 'Antelope take husband, given over to death by witch wife, to their home.' No citation given. 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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Witchcraft
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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) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten notes reference g.s. [guardian spirit]; Dene; 'ordinary mortals'; Tsimshian; priests; Lillooet; children reborn; predisposition; Pitt River. Partial citations. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Witches -- European Details
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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 handwritten, undated research notes on the front and back of an unlined note card, titled "Witches -- European details" (with additional titles, including "Ogre," crossed out), contain information about this character in European, Laguna [Western Keres], Navajo, Cochiti, Zuni, and Bahamian folklore. Citation...
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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Woman and Child Flee From Pursuers
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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) (1930) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten note cites J. Alden Mason, 'Myths of the Uintah Utes' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 23, 320: 'Devil' kidnaps a child who escapes and finds his mother. They are helped by Antelope and Mountain Sheep. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1930) , 1 page(s)
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Woman Becomes a Deer Whose Fawns Are Killed
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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) (1930) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten note on index card cites Pliny Earle Goddard, 'Myths and Tales of the San Carlos Apache' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 24, p. 49: Panther Boy kills so many deer the talking Gan gives his daughter to Panther Boy as a wife. The owners of the deer decide on re...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1930) , 2 page(s)
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Woman Carried Between Elk's Horns
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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)
Handwritten notes on an unlined note card titled "Woman carried between elk's horns," a myth of the Ponca Indians. A citation is given for "The Ȼegiha Language," James Owen Dorsey, Contributions to North American Ethnology, Vol. 6, p. 82. In this story, a sister helps her four brothers hunt by calling animals for...
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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