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Iroquois masks and maskmaking at Onondaga

Author:
Hendry, Jean  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1964
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89972

Onondaga Bear Foot tradition 1917

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Abram Chief  Search this
Physical description:
14 pages
Culture:
Iroquois Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1917
Topic:
Folklore--Iroquois--Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 1481
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_83472

MS 3671 Onondaga / Iroquois text by David Thomas

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Thomas, David  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- chiefs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
June, 1932
Scope and Contents:
No title ? Ranking and relationship of Onondaga chiefs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3671
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3671, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3671
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3671

MS 3853 The Genesis Myth of the Onondaga Iroquois

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John Sr  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also a paper entitled "The Mythology of the Iroquois." 8 pages. Copy of a paper on the Sun in Huron and Iroquois mythology, 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3853
Other Title:
The Mythology of the Iroquois
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3853
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3853

Onondaga medical notes

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1897
Scope and Contents:
An address to the Medical Society. Text only- no translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1530
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Medicine -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1530, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1530
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1530
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MS 3677 Onondaga text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
No title. A. prayer.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3677
Topic:
Religion ? -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3677, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3677
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3677

MS 3567 Iroquois Texts

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
87 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1925-
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Linguistic notes, lists of words; etymology of the name of the League "The people of the longhouse." Iroquois loan words in Algonquin; place names; personal names- Susquehanna; Onondaga adverbs and particles; notes- Mrs Jones, 1925- Onondaga; classification of Iroquoian languages; Seneca vocabulary.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3567
Topic:
Names, place -- Iroquois  Search this
Names, Personal -- Iroquois  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Susquehannock  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3567, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3567
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3567
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MS 3580 Iroquois Texts

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Davey, R.  Search this
Charles, Chief  Search this
Jacobs, John  Search this
Translator:
Hill, Hilton M.  Search this
Names:
Dekanawidah, 16th century?  Search this
Hiawatha  Search this
Extent:
133 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- League  Search this
Iroquois -- ascendancy of war chiefs  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk -- Owachira  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk -- clans  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca -- league traditions  Search this
Iroquois -- down fended  Search this
Iroquois -- Oneida -- titles  Search this
Iroquois -- law of the woman chief  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Iroquois -- Oneida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1925-26 -1917
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Notes on Dekanawida text; Hiawatha; notes on the League; notes to Seneca League traditions; translation by Hilton M. Hill, Seneca, official interpreter of the Six Nations Agency, Brantford; "down fended" explained; Mohawk Owachira and clans, 1932; Oneida titles (Jacob Hess, 1930); notes to texts, Charles, 1917 (1928); insert in the law of the woman chief, English; ascendancy of War Chiefs; Procedure by R. Davey, Cayuga chief, 1925-6. Also Principles of the League, text, typed, 19 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3580
Other Title:
Principles of the League
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois  Search this
Kinship -- Mohawk clans  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3580, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3580
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3580
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Drawing by D. I. Bushnell of Onondaga Village n.d

Physical description:
1 008 in x 010 in photograph
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 06657500
OPPS NEG 00961 B
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_15286

MS 2313 Onondaga historical text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Thomas, Baptist  Search this
Extent:
32 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
With translation (Publishable).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2313
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2313, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2313
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2313

MS 2888 Onondaga grammatical sketches

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
35 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2888
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2888, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2888
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2888

MS 2887 Onondaga grammatical sketches

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
54 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2887
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2887, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2887
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2887

MS 2886 Onondaga grammatical notes

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
52 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2886
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2886, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2886
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2886

MS 3929 Iroquois vocabulary

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Huron  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Iroquois -- Oneida  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On cards, compiled fron information furnished in reply to letters of inquiry. Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Tuscarora, Seneca, and Susquehanna terms are included, interfiled.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3929
Topic:
Vocabularies  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Susquehannock  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3929, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3929
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3929

MS 2588 Onondaga and Mohawk Notes

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Davey, Robert  Search this
Gibson, Simeon, 1889-1943  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Folklore  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk -- months  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Adonwa  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Little Water Medicine  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- White Dog Sacrifice  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- bowl game  Search this
Iroquois -- Handsome Lake  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Medicine  Search this
Irouqois -- Onondaga -- Tobacco  Search this
Iroquois -- Genesis story  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1916
Scope and Contents:
Notes on: Proscription following taking the Little Water Medicine (Onondaga text); Josha Buck's list of texts of myths relating to faces (False-faces); text (Acts XVII); Adonwa; Onondaga Bowl Game; footnotes on a text of White Dog Sacrifice (Onondaga); fragment of White Dog Sacrifice announcement (Manuscript by an Indian ?); names of months in Mohawk; note on Handsome Lake. 34 pages miscellaneous. Also text, Medicine and Tobacco, Onondaga, by S. Gibson, 1936/ 5 pages- interlinear by W. N. Fenton. Note to Genesis Story, native, 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2588
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Calendar -- Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2588, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2588
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2588
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MS 464 Onondaga Cosmologic Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
75 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Cosmology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
October 1896
Scope and Contents:
Text, with partial interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 464
Topic:
Cosmology -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 464, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS464
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms464

MS 450 Onondaga personal names by clans

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
28 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- personal names  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1889
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 450
Topic:
Names, Personal -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 450, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS450
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms450
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MS 1497 Fellowhood--Onondaga Text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Abram, Chief  Search this
Extent:
21 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Fellowhood  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1917 (1929)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1497
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1497, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1497
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1497

MS 1481 Onondaga Bear Foot tradition

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Abram, Chief  Search this
Extent:
14 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1917
Scope and Contents:
Revised 1929. (Only floating clouds, or Only visible portions of the sky appear).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1481
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1481, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1481
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1481
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MS 3495 Iroquois text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Chief  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1918-19
Scope and Contents:
No title in English. Pp. e-k of an Onondaga text. Eulogy ?
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3495
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3495, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3495
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3495

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