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Animal Transformations (Children Captured by Animals)
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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' in 'Field Columbian Museum Anthropological Series,' Vol. 8, p. 175: Owl - Eur.[?] test qv. Flies off. Not in Tewa variant.

Charles F. Lummis, 'Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories,' pp. 256, on the Isleta: Eagle transforms by hoop. Drought.

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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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Animal Visits
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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 P.S. Sparkman, A.L. Kroeber, Thomas Waterman, and Edward Sapir, 'Notes on California Folk-lore' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 21, p. 35 on a Luiseño myth of a man who fell into a magic spring. Mentions black rattlesnake and the origin of springs. Also cites Constance Goddard DuBoi...
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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Animal-Lodge Vision
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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 "Animal-lodge vision," contain information about a Pawnee myth as related in "The Young Dog's Dance," George Bird Grinnell, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 4, p. 307.
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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Answering House
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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 "Answering House," contain information about folk tales from Oaxaca, Mexico; New Mexico; and the Bahamas using this theme. Citations include "Notes on Mexican Folk-Lore," Franz Boas, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 25, p. 208; and "New-Me...
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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Antelope + Deer -- Race of --
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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)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Antelope + Deer -- Race of --," compare this theme in the myths of the Yokuts, Ute, Luiseño, and Jicarilla Indians. The Yokuts myth, as related in "Indian Myths of South Central California," A. L. Kroeber, University of California Publicat...
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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Antelope and Snowbird
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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)
Short handwritten note on slip of unlined paper re: antelope and snowbird. Noted: "The antelope and snowbird promised to give him the power of ... dung to make the plants grow," Blackfoot, dream, really happened, par excellence. 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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Antelope Boy
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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) , 1 page(s)
A typed page with minor written additions contains a brief summary of a myth theme, possibly common to several tribes, of a lost baby boy found and raised by antelope, then later reunited with his family. The rest of the page is filled with an incomplete recounting of the Zuni version of the story. The synopsis in...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 16. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 1 page(s)
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Antelope Boy
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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 half-pages, typed and hand-written, headed "Antelope Boy" contain references from Gunn, Lummis, Gatchet, et al. to a common myth figure - an abandoned boy adopted by Antelope - as told by tribes 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) , 2 page(s)
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Antelope Boy/Deserted Children
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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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Charles F. Lummis, 'Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories,' p. 12 - Isleta: Infant boy, father killed, mother pursued, adopted by Antelope via Coyote, v. footrace.

Laguna, Boas [no specific citation]: Awl Man - Infant boy abandoned by mother, reared by blind woman. Old woman names birds and mountains,...

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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Anthrop. Pap.
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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 reads 'Is it plot?? Underground to monster.' A reference to Northern Shoshone Vol. 2 is partially struck through. Cites James Teit, 'Traditions of the Lillooet Indians of British Columbia' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 25, p. 308, on 'Bear and Deer'; also cites Teit, 'Memoirs of the American...
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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