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Co-Ed Found Murdered in Apache Land Mystery
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Daily Mirror, July 25, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
This is a one-page newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror, titled, "Co-Ed Found Murdered in Apache Land Mystery", dated July 25, 1931. The article discusses the discovery of the body of Henrietta Schmerler and the circumstances surrounding her death.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Daily Mirror, July 25, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
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Co-ed Research Worker's Body Found in Canyon
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Arizona Republic, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
This is a one-page news clipping from the Arizona Republic, c. 1931, titled, "Co-Ed Research Worker's Body Found in Canyon". It describes the investigation into the murder of Henrietta Schmerler and the arrest of several individuals in connection with her disappearance and murder.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Arizona Republic, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
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Creation and History of the Whites During the Mythological Period
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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) , 3 page(s)
Three duplicates of a single page of notes, with the same minor hand-editing added to each, discuss how the existence of Europeans is incorporated into Hopi creation myths. The first is noted as being a 'marplot incident' - one who frustrates or ruins a plan by meddling. It describes the creating of Spaniards, the...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 16. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 3 page(s)
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Figures of Speech among the Pima
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 80], Folder 23. Pima Mythology - Figures of Speech Among the Pima) (1931) , 4 page(s)
This four-page, typewritten manuscript, titled "Figures of Speech among the Pima," contains information on language, thought and perception, and offers examples with passages from native myths.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 80], Folder 23. Pima Mythology - Figures of Speech Among the Pima) (1931) , 4 page(s)
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General Notes on Nature of Anthropology
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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) , 1 page(s)
A half page contains typed, partial notes on the general nature of anthropology from Ruth Benedict's personal point of view. Whether written as an introduction for a class or book or for some other purpose is unclear. She begins by asking, rhetorically, why it was necessary to live among the Indians, and what anth...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 1 page(s)
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Girl Killing Stirs Bureau
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Los Angeles Times, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
This is a one-page news clipping from the Los Angeles Times, c. 1931, titled, "Girl Killing Stirs Bureau". The article is about the reaction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the murder of Henrietta Schmerler. Included is a black and white photograph of a house with the caption, "Slain Student's Home on Arizona R...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 79], Folder 3. Mescalero Trip: Clippings re: Henrietta Schmerler, 1931), in Los Angeles Times, 1931, p. NA (1931, originally published 1931), 1 page(s)
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Handwritten field notes on figures of speech
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 80], Folder 23. Pima Mythology - Figures of Speech Among the Pima) (1931) , 3 page(s)
Undated, handwritten notes on letterhead from Alumnae House, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. The notes discuss Pima religion, including the use of symbolism and similie, such as intoxication and birds.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 80], Folder 23. Pima Mythology - Figures of Speech Among the Pima) (1931) , 3 page(s)
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Handwritten Notes on Measurement in Hopi Culture
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 1. Southwest Notes) (1930) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten notes on unlined paper on measurement in the Hopi culture.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 1. Southwest Notes) (1930) , 1 page(s)
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Handwritten Notes on Southwest Indian Culture
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 1. Southwest Notes) (1930) , 1 page(s)
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Handwritten Notes on Studying Culture
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 3. Southwest Notes) (1930) , 2 page(s)
This undated, two-page, hand-written field note on Southwest Indian culture shows a partial, unlabeled monthly calendar and an extensive quote attributed to "Boas, Growth of Ind. Myth., J IX." It includes information on eagle, Zuni, Pawnee.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 3. Southwest Notes) (1930) , 2 page(s)
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