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Baby as Provider - Conceals His Success
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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 Moapa ('The Old Woman's Grandson'), Serrano ('Morongo Clan Story'), and Diegueño myths. All include references to seeing babies' tracks. Diegueño source: Constance Goddard DuBois, Mythology of the Mission Indians (Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 19), p. 147. 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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Back in Owner's Lodge
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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 returning to a lodge cites Robert Lowie, 'Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 25, p. 20, and Clark Wissler and D. C. Duvall, 'Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum o...
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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Back in Same Hole
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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 "Back in same hole," (with previous title, "Man and the Serpent," crossed out), contain information about a folk tale using this theme. A citation is given for "Notes on Mexican Folk-Lore," Franz Boas, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 25,...
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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Bad Food Preferred
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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 on a Hopi myth about 'reciprocating hosts' cite H.R. Voth, 'Traditions of the Hopi' ('Field Columbian Museum Anthropological Series,' Vol. 8), p. 232: Hawk doesn't like Crow's cooked bull snake. When Crow visits, Hawk serves intestines and rabbit skins, which Crow eats. Notation: Compare explanat...
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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Bad Food Preferred
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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 cites

Bulu - George Schwab, 'Bulu Tales' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 32, p. 436: A trick of Turtle's to get all the game (leaves gall in it).

Shoshone - Robert H. Lowie, 'The Northern Shoshone' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 2, p. 244: Co...

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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Bad food preferred
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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)
This undated, hand-written note on the Zuni cites: Zuni Cushing 90 - descent from cliff of Cannibal Eagle. In contains information on: blind, cactus berries.
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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Bad Songs
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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 citation - 'Indeed the songs are very bad' - from Stephen Return Riggs, 'Dakota Grammar, Texts, and Ethnography' in 'Contributions to North American Ethnology,' Vol. 9, p. 113. Also mentions Navajo and Ute (no citations). 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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Badger as Dr.
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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)
Handwritten Zuñi notes written on unlined sheets regarding Badger as Dr. The Lejune, Hopi, Ute, and Moapa tribes are mentioned.
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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Badger Brings Back to Life
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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) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten notes on the front and back of a lined note card titled "Badger brings back to life," re: American Indian folk tales which feature this plot element, and the tribes associated with each. Tribes noted include the Laguna [Western Keres], Hopi, Navajo, Moapa [Southern Paiute], Jicarilla, and Yuma [Quechan...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 2 page(s)
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Badger Wives
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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 Edward Sapir, 'Texts of the Kaibab Paiutes and Uintah Utes,' No. 13, 'The Badger People Wage War Against Wolf and Coyote': Coyote drives deer for his companions Wolf and Panther. Coyote kills two fawns; Wolf and Panther kill two bucks. Wives of the Badger People see a campfire...
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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