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4. Application in N.A.
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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 include references to single trait over large geographic area and local variations. Also mentions the 'concept of the G.S.' Text partially struck through. 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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The 13 Medicine Societies of Zuni
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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)
Two pages contain duplicate copies of a typed page headed 'The 13 Medicine Societies of Zuni. Cushing, [Century], N.S.4, p;28.' The second page includes some written amendments. The pages list the aforementioned societies by Zuni and English names, with a brief description of their area of medical expertise. The r...
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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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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1000 Eyed Monsters
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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 on index card cites Pliny Earle Goddard, 'Myths and Tales from the White Mountain Apache' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 24, pp. 110, 113: Creation myth, eyes in front and back of head. Also cites John Wesley Powell, 'Sketch of the Mythology of the Nort...
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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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
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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 titled "Abduction." Also noted: Buffalo River, getting water. Citation included. 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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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) (1930) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten note includes references to Cochiti MSS (water jar, kicking stick, bear[?] man, grinding test, bird snarer) and to Blue Beard story of man who throws girls on ice to freeze and comes after his child.

Cites J. Alden Mason, 'Myths of the Uintah Utes' in 'Journal of American Folklore,' Vol. 23, p. 317 (B...

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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Abductions
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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)
Handwritten citation note regarding 'Abductions.' Note includes details on the Zuni version of the myth, 'Knife Wing.' Note includes a key for the meanings of some of the following body parts: heart, head, leg, anus. Note also makes mention to the spider, and 4 bells of web.
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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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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