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Mushroom ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico [sound recording] / recorded by V.P. and R.G. Wasson

view Mushroom ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico [sound recording] / recorded by V.P. and R.G. Wasson digital asset number 1
Recordist:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Performer:
Sabína, Maria
Commentator:
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Mazatec Indians
Indians of Central America
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1957
Notes:
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Notes by Gordon Wasson, including descriptions and transcriptions of tracks, (7 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Topic:
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Mushroom ceremony
Indians of Mexico
Mazatec Indians--Music
Local number:
Folkways 8975
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232972

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico [sound recording]

Recorder:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Indians of North America
Mazatec Indians
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Notes:
CDR copy
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4415
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339779

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico 5A/B [sound recording]

Creator:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Producer:
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Mazatec Indians
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Notes:
CDR copy
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2906
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337132

Mushroom ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico [sound recording]

Title: Mushroon ceremony, Nazatech Indians of Mexico
Author:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Folkways Records
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
2001
1957
[p2001?]
Notes:
Originally released as Folkways Records, FR 8975 in 1957.
Accompanied by program notes by Gordon Wasson, Eunice V. Pike and Sarah C. Gudschensky, and texts with English translations (8 p.).
Contents:
Chjon Nka (2:52) -- Chjon Nca Catain (4:44) -- Santo ... Nana (2:06) -- Papa Papai (1:26) -- Na? Al-Ni Tso (1:03) -- Ji Nai Na (1:46) -- Jan Jesu Cri (3:41) -- Ji Nai (4:20) -- San Pedro (3:32) -- Soso ... na na (2:37) -- Plants (1:35) -- Pedro Marinez (1:17) -- Don't be concerned, Old one (2:36) -- Birds, plants (1:37) -- Humming (1:52) -- Soft singing, sand and tired (4:22) -- Chjon Gustalinia (0:43)
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies
Mushroom ceremony
Call number:
disc 000486
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737778

Frederick Starr collection of William L. Koehne photographs of Mexican Indians

view Frederick Starr collection of William L. Koehne photographs of Mexican Indians digital asset: Finding aid
Creator:
Starr, Frederick, 1859-1933, collector
Names:
Koehne, William L., photographer
Extent:
60 mounted prints (platinum)
Culture:
Aztecs
Chinantec Indians
Chocho Indians
Chol Indians
Chontal Indians
Cuicatec Indians
Huastec Indians
Huave Indians
Indians of Mexico
Mayas
Mazatec Indians
Mixe Indians
Mixtec Indians
Otomi Indians
Tarasco Indians
Tepehua Indians
Tlaxcalan Indians
Totonac Indians
Trique Indians
Tzeltal Indians
Tzotzil Indians
Zapotec Indians
Zoque Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1890-1902
Scope and Contents note:
Front and profile studio portraits of Mexican Indians, representing Aztec, Chinantec, Chocho, Chol, Chontal, Cuicatec, Huastec, Huave, Maya, Mazatec, Mixe, Mixtec, Otomi, Tarascan, Tepehua, Tlaxcalan, Totonac, Trique, Tzental, Tzotzil, Zapotec, Zapotec Tehuartepec, and Zoque tribes. The photographs were made by William L. Koehne of Chicago for publication in Frederick Starr's book, Physical Characters of Indians of Southern Mexico.
Biographical/Historical note:
Frederick Starr (1858-1933) was an anthropologist and academic who worked as curator at the American Museum of Natural History and professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. During his professiorship, Starr hired professional photographer and studio owner William L. Koehne to make the studio portraits for his 1902 book, Physical Characters of Indians of Southern Mexico. Additionally, Starr made several field studies in Mexico and commissioned field photographs and plaster busts.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 123
Varying Form of Title:
Mexican and Mesoamerican photographs
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs collected by Cyrus Thomas, Robert T. Hill, Edward W. Nelson, and Edgar L. Hewitt have been relocated to Photo Lot 169, Photo Lot 170, Photo Lot 171, and Photo Lot 172, respectively.
The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian Archives holds the Frederick Starr negatives and lanterns slides, 1894-1910.
Correspondence from Starr held in the National Anthropological Archives is in MS 4558, MS 4821, and the Bureau of American Ethnology records.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 123, Frederick Starr collection of William L. Koehne photographs of Mexican Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.123
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Frederick Starr collection of William L. Koehne photographs of Mexican Indians
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-123

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatech Indians of Mexico [sound recording]

Creator:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Artist:
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4118
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_336976

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatech Indians of Mexico 3B [sound recording]

Recorder:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Notes:
CDR copy
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2826
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337130

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatech Indians of Mexico 4A/B [sound recording]

Recorder:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Notes:
CDR copy
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2827
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337131

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatech Indians of Mexico [sound recording]

Recorder:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Producer:
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Topic:
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-CT-0023
FLP 52597
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_324434

Donald Bush Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico

view Donald Bush Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico digital asset: Finding aid
Creator:
Cordry, Donald Bush
Names:
Cordry, Donald Bush -- Exhibitions
Extent:
93 mounted photographs (silver gelatin)
8 color transparencies
Culture:
Amuzgo Indians
Chiapanec Indians
Chinantec Indians
Cuicatec Indians
Huave Indians
Huichol Indians
Indians of Mexico
Mayas
Mayo Indians
Mazatec Indians
Mestizos
Mixe Indians
Mixtec Indians
Nahuas
Seri Indians
Tarasco Indians
Tepehuan Indians
Totonac Indians
Tzotzil Indians
Zapotec Indians
Zoque Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1937-1972
Scope and Contents note:
Enlargements of photographs made by Donald Bush Cordry during his time in Mexico. These were mounted for a 1970s Bellas Artes-sponsored traveling exhibit based on Cordry's collection of Mexican Indian costumes. Included are images of Mexican Indians, fiestas and dances, pottery, boats, weaving, spinning, masks, vendors and markets, churches, and shrines. Depicted tribes include the Huichol, Mestizo, Tarascan, Seri, Mayo, Tepehua, Totonac, Nahua, Mazatec, Cuicatec, Chinantec, Zapotec, Mixe, Amusgo, Huave, Mixtec, Chapanec, Zoque, Tzotzil, and Maya. Additionally, there are some self portraits of Donald Cordry and his wife Dorothy.
Biographical/Historical note:
Donald Bush Cordry (1907-1978) was an artist and photographer who studied the art of Mexican Indians. In 1931, Cordry made his first trip to Guerrero, Mexico, where he became interested in contemporary mask making. In 1934, Cordry moved to New York to work as a marionette designer for puppeteer Tony Sarg. While there, he contacted George G. Heye to learn more about Mexican Indian art. This led to a series of collecting expeditions from 1935 to 1938, during which Cordry collected Mexican masks and other artifacts for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-38, USNM ACC 361232
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs made by Cordry can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 82-14.
Donald Cordry and his wife, Dorothy Mann Cordry, also donated clothing and musical instruments from Mexico to the Department of Anthropology in accessions 361232 and 355866.
The National Museum of the American Indian Archives holds the Donald Bush Cordry collection of photographs and negatives, 1933-1940, as well as artifacts collected by Cordry.
Photographs of the Donald Cordry Mexican mask exhibit can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-3.
The Donald Cordry Mexican mask collection can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 355867.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Dances -- Mexico
Markets -- Mexico
Masks--Mexico
Pottery--Mexico
Spinning -- Mexico
Weaving -- Mexico
Citation:
Photo Lot 87-38, Donald Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-38
See more items in:
Donald Bush Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-38

Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatech Indians of Mexico [sound recording]

Artist:
Wasson, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon) 1898-1986
Creator:
Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna 1901-1959
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1957
Notes:
Folkways 8975
CDR copy
Topic:
Religious
Mazatec Indians
Mazatec Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indians of Central America
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1635
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_318974

Frederick Starr negatives and lantern slides

view Frederick Starr negatives and lantern slides digital asset: Finding aid
Creator:
Starr, Frederick, 1859-1933
Photographer:
Lang, Charles B.
Grabic, Louis
Extent:
152 lantern slides
3,344 negatives (photographic)
Culture:
Zoque Indians
San Felipe Pueblo (N.M.)
Mazatec Indians
Zapotec Indians
Mayas
Wampanoag Indians
Salish Indians
Mazahua Indians
San Blas
Ute Indians
Sioux Nation
Mandan Indians
Tzotzil Indians
Taos Pueblo
Tzeltal Indians
Sauk and Fox Nation
Laguna (N.M.)
Triqui
Shuar Indians
Macusi Indians
Choco Indians
Nez Percé Indians
Ottawa Indians
Chol Indians
Totonac Indians
Osage Indians
Pawnee Indians
Tonkawa Indians
Otomi Indians
Chontal Indians
Navajo Indians
Tlingit Indians
Mixe Indians
Chinantec Indians
Mixtec Indians
Potawatomi Indians
Chibcha Indians
Pima Indians
Mehinacu Indians
Flathead Indians
Apache Indians
Cheyenne Indians
Ponca Indians
Menomini Indian Tribe
Cahuilla Indians
Hopi Indians
Haida Indians
Caraja Indians
Cherokee Indians
Cuna Indians
Arikara Indians
Cuicatec Indians
Eskimos
Assiniboine Indians
Crow Indians
Caddo Indians
Tepehua Indians
Kwakiutl Indians
Cochiti Pueblo
Acoma (N.M.)
Teotihuacan
Isleta Indians
Tarasco Indians
Arapaho Indians
Iroquois Indians
Iowa Indians
Ojibwa Indians
Huave Indians
Zuni Indians
Huastec Indians
Tlaxcala
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Colombia
Washington
West Virginia
Kentucky
Kansas
New Mexico
Brazil
Ecuador
Missouri
Wisconsin
Oklahoma
Ohio
New York
Georgia
Mexico
Iowa
Arkansas
Illinois
Pennsylvania
Alaska
Date:
1894-1910
Summary:
The collection includes materials from cultures in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, and Guiana: Acoma Pueblo, Apache, Arapaho, Arikara, Assiniboine, Caddo, Cahuilla, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chibcha, Chinantec, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Choco, Chol, Chontal, Cochiti Pueblo, Crow, Cuicatec, Eskimo, Flathead, Haida, Hopi, Huastec, Huave, Iowa, Iroquois, Isleta, Karaja, Kwakiutl, Laguna Pueblo, Macusi, Mandan, Maya, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mehinaku, Menomini, Mixe, Mixtec, Navajo, Nez Perce, Osage, Otomi, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pima, Ponca, Potawatomi, Salish, San Blas, San Felipe Pueblo, Sauk & Fox, Shuar, Sioux, Taos Pueblo, Tarasco, Teotihuacan, Tepehua, Tlaxcala, Tlingit, Tonkawa, Totonac, Triqui, Tzental, Tzotzil, Ute, Wampanoag, Zapotec, Zoque, Zuni.
Arrangement note:
Collection arranged by item number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Frederick Starr was born in Auburn, New York, on September 2, 1858. He received a Ph.D. in biology in 1884 at Coe College, where he was later appointed professor of biology. Starr did postgraduate work in anthropology at Yale. In 1889 he was appointed head of Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History, and in 1892 he was chosen by William Harper to organize the Anthropology Department at the new University of Chicago. Starr remained at the University until his retirement in 1923. Besides his field studies with various Indian tribes in the United States, Starr traveled to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Guiana, Japan, the Philippines, and Africa. He died in Tokyo, Japan, on August 14, 1933. Starr was the author of several books and scholarly articles.
General note:
Starr hired professional photographers Charles B. Lang and Louis Grabic to accompany him on his field trips. One lantern slide of Moses Ladd (Menomini) was taken by William H. Jackson.
Provenance:
Dr. Frederick Starr, Purchased, circa 1929
Restrictions:
Access restricted. Researchers should contact the staff of the NMAI Archives for an appointment to access the collection.
Topic:
Indians of South America -- Brazil
Indians of Mexico
Indians of North America -- Southwest
Indians of South America -- Colombia
Indians of North America -- Alaska
Indians of North America -- Basin
Indians of North America -- Plains
Indians of North America -- Southeast
Indians of North America -- Plateau
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala
Indians of North America -- Northwest
Indians of North America -- Northeast
Indians of North America -- Midwest
Indians of South America -- Ecuador
Indians of South America -- Guiana
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Lantern slides
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.052
See more items in:
Frederick Starr negatives and lantern slides
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-052

The elements of Mazatec witchcraft, by Jean Bassett Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Jean B (Jean Bassett)
Physical description:
p.[128]-[150] ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1939
Notes:
Reprinted without change of paging from Ethnological Studies, 9, 1939
Topic:
Mazatec mythology
Religion
Medicine
Narcotics
Witchcraft
Call number:
F1221.M35 J64 1939
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810944

Recetario mazateco de Oaxaca / Roger Merlín Arango, Josefina Hernández López

Author:
Merlín Arango, Roger
Physical description:
132 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Oaxaca
Date:
2000
C2000
Notes:
Edition of 2,000 copies.
Topic:
Cooking
Cooking, Mexican
Food
Food habits
Mazatec cooking
Call number:
TX716.M4 M47 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768320

Identidad y conflicto en la sierra mazateca : el caso del Consejo de Ancianos de San José Tenango / Federico G. Neiburg

Author:
Neiburg, Federico G
Subject:
Consejo de Ancianos (San José Tenango, Mexico)
Physical description:
292 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
San José Tenango (Mexico)
Date:
1988
Topic:
Power (Social sciences)
Social life and customs
Rural conditions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776662

María Sabina : her life and chants / written by Álvaro Estrada ; translation and commentaries by Henry Munn ; with a retrospective essay by R. Gordon Wasson ; preface by Jerome Rothenberg

Author:
Estrada, Alvaro
Subject:
María Sabina 1894-1985
Physical description:
238 p., [1] leaf of plates : port ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1981
C1981
Notes:
Translation of: Vida de María Sabina.
Topic:
Religion
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Medicine
Mazateco poetry
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_913273

The devil's book of culture : history, mushrooms, and caves in southern Mexico / Benjamin Feinberg

Author:
Feinberg, Benjamin 1965-
Physical description:
xiv, 272 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Mexico
Huautla de Jiménez
Huautla de Jiménez (Mexico)
Date:
2003
Topic:
Ethnic identity
Psychology
Human geography
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Mushroom ceremony
Caves
History
Social life and customs
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_738744

María Sabina : selections / edited by Jerome Rothenberg ; with texts and commentaries by Alvaro Estrada and others

Author:
María Sabina 1894-1985
Rothenberg, Jerome 1931-
Estrada, Alvaro
Subject:
Maria Sabina
Physical description:
xxi, 204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mexico
Date:
2003
Topic:
Mazateco poetry
Medicine
Rites and ceremonies
Mushrooms, Hallucinogenic
Call number:
F1221.M35 M372 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_738757

2 letters from Mr Forsyth, and vocabulary 1896, 1899, and January 7, 1907

Collector:
Forsyth, Louis M. N
Physical description:
8 pages
Culture:
Mixtec Indians
Mixtec
Chocho
Mazateco
Popoloca
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1896, 1899, and January 7, 1907
Summary:
Vocabulary in English and Mazateco, Mixteco, and Chocho or Popoloca. Also clipping giving biographical sketch of Mr Forsyth's father, W.J. Forsyth.
Cite as:
Manuscript 1622, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 1622
See more items in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_84143

Diccionario mazateco de Chiquihuitlán, Oaxaca / Carole Jamieson Capen

Author:
Capen, Carole Jamieson
Physical description:
xx, 322 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Chiquihuitlán (Oaxaca)
Date:
1996
Topic:
Mazateco language--Dictionaries--Spanish
Spanish language--Dictionaries--Mazateco
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506405

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