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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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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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Abduction Stories other than Flint Wing type
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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)
A typed half-page contains only the heading, "Abduction Stories other than Flint Wing type."
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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Achilles Heel
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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 Edward Winslow Gifford, 'Miwok Myths' in 'University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology,' Vol. 12, p. 29, on cannibal giants who kept their hearts in their ankles. Also mentions Hopi (witches 'wrap breath of scornful maiden into wheel then wound in foot with poi...
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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Achilles Heel
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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 brief, handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Achilles heel," contain information about a Bolivian myth. Also noted: neck.
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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Admittedly Spanish - 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) , 3 page(s)
Typed notes on an unlined paper entitled, 'Admittedly Spanish - Abduction.' Notes tell the story of the folklore of a man making moccasins who loses his wife when she is abducted by a water serpent. Man then spends time searching for his wife, finding her again with the help of the Eagle helper. Man then loses wif...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 3 page(s)
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After-birth Produces Child
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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 a monster born of afterbirth blood includes citation. Undated.
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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Akan Ashanti Tales
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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)
Handwritten notes on unlined paper titled "Akan Ashanti Tales," re: folk tales from Ghana [likely from "Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales" by R. S. Rattray (1930)]. Multiple stories are summarized. Some citations are given. 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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Akan Ashanti Tales
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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)
Handwritten notes on right side of folded unlined paper, titled "Akan Ashanti Tales." Notes compare this myth to "Grandmother's Head." Also noted: spirits, "his head will fall off," "rainbow is Sky god's promise," "good girl and bad." 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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All at One Shot
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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 "All at One Shot," contain information about a folk tale of the American Indians of New Mexico, as related in "New-Mexican Spanish Folk-Lore," Aurelio M. Espinosa, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 27, p. 143. In this story, a hunter sees m...
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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