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21 Note Cards on Myth Motifs, Mostly 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) , 21 page(s)
Twenty-one slips of paper contain notes on various aspects of Native American myths, most directly attributed to the Hopi, in English with some terms in indigenous text. Some page and topic references correspond to those in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. Other notes and references are unclear as to s...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 21 page(s)
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1st draft The Religion of the North American Indians (Abstract)
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
Five typewritten pages contain a partial manuscript with information on the puberty rituals of tribes of the British Columbian Plateau. It includes a cover page for an abstract of "The Religion of the North American Indians."
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
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Amerind Religion
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
This undated, two-page, hand-written note on religion of the North American Indians has information on: religion as a cultural trait, "learned" values, and participation.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
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Amerind Religion
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
This undated, two-page, hand-written note on religion of the North American Indians is an outline discussing religion and the Indian and has information on common elements of visions. At the bottom of the second page, inverted, is a quote attributed to Boas regarding "the light shed upon the fundamental values of...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
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Animal Adoptor
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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 adoptor" (with "Ceremonies brought back by animal adopted" as subheading), contain information about a Kaibab [Southern Paiute] tale, "How the Bear Dance Originated," as related by Edward Sapir. Additional citations are included. In...
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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Apache
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Date: Unknown. Typewritten field notes about Apache, scalp dance, adultery and the punishments for committing adultery, the joking relationship, siblings.
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A Beaked Quetzalcoatl: The Supreme God of Ancient Mexico
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 88], Folder 15. Photographs and clippings of illustrations of Native American [see also folder 123.17]) (1937) (1938, originally published 1938), 4 page(s)
Date: 11.6.38. Places: London, Mexico. A two-page clipping from The Illustrated London News, headlined "A 'Duck-Billed' Statue of Quetzalcoatl Found in Mexico," notes the discovery's importance to archaeology and includes a full-page photo of the sculpture. On the backs are a column on the Book of the Day and a ph...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 88], Folder 15. Photographs and clippings of illustrations of Native American [see also folder 123.17]) (1937) (1938, originally published 1938), 4 page(s)
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Bibliographical Notes on Hopi Myths and Others
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 8 page(s)
Eight note cards contain hand-written notes, many of them bibliographical references, on myth themes of the Hopi and possibly other tribes, such as the Apache. Topics include: small spirits or beings carried under the hair; Spider Clan; rainbow road; snake people; dancing Katcinas; Mishongnovi Pueblo; stars and ca...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 6. Southwest Notes) (1923) , 8 page(s)
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VI: TRUE STORIES
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written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948; in Tales of the Cochiti Indians, Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletins (District of Columbia: Smithsonian Institution and United States. Government Printing Office, originally published 1931), 185-200
written by Ruth Benedict, 1887-1948; in Tales of the Cochiti Indians, Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletins (District of Columbia: Smithsonian Institution and United States. Government Printing Office, originally published 1931), 185-200
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Chap. II. The Vision: The Common Element in the Religion of the North American Indians
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 5. Religion of the North American Indians. Chapter 2 (TS)) , 43 page(s)
This 43-page typewritten document is titled, "Chap. II. The Vision: The Comment Element in the Religion of the North American Indians" and is about visions and vision quests of North American Indian men. There is handwritten editorial commentary and corrections throughout.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 5. Religion of the North American Indians. Chapter 2 (TS)) , 43 page(s)
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