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Abstracts of Tales: Sapir Takelma
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 7 page(s)
Typewritten research notes, on unlined paper, titled "Abstracts of Tales: Sapir Takelma," summarizing thirteen of the fifteen folktales in "Takelma Texts, Volume 2, Number 1" by Edward Sapir (1909). The stories all feature animals, mainly focusing on Coyote. Undated.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 93], Folder 1. Concordance for Shoshone Folklore -- Notes) (1935) , 7 page(s)
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Accumulative
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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 the front and back of an unlined note card, titled "Accumulative," contain information about folk tales with repetitive elements from Bulu, Antiguan, English, Oaxaca [Zapotec], Zuni, Italian, Israeli, and Bahamian cultures. Citations include the following: "Bulu Folk-T...
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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Achilles Heel
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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 "Achilles heel," contain information about a Bolivian myth. Also noted: neck.
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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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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Achilles Heel - Variants On
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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 mentions Coyote, his skin, Raven, and Louse. Also mentions Tewa Handmark Boy (bear is really man). Undated.
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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Achomawi Creation
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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 "Achomawi Creation," re: myths of the Achomawi [Achumawi] and Atsugewi Indians. A citation is given for "Achomawi and Atsugewi Tales," Roland B. Dixon, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 21, pp. 159-177. In these stories, Silver-Fox creates the earth while he and Co...
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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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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After-birth Produces Child
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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 on a monster born of afterbirth blood includes citation. Undated.
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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Akan Ashanti Tales
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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 unlined paper titled "Akan Ashanti Tales," re: folk tales from Ghana [likely from "Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales" by R. S. Rattray (1930)]. Multiple stories are summarized. Some citations are given. Undated.
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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Akan Ashanti Tales
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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 right side of folded unlined paper, titled "Akan Ashanti Tales." Notes compare this myth to "Grandmother's Head." Also noted: spirits, "his head will fall off," "rainbow is Sky god's promise," "good girl and bad." Undated.
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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