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MS 4383 Memorandum describing the several sets of wampum collected from the Iroquois of the Six Nations Reserve, Canada

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Iroquois -- Six Nations Reserve -- Wampum  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4383
Local Note:
Wampum Transferred to the National Museum on November 27, 1951, by Dr Fenton.
Topic:
Wampum -- Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4383, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4383
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 7293 The Ewers-Wedel symposium

Speaker:
Viola, Herman J. (Herman Joseph), 1938-  Search this
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Parks, Douglas R.  Search this
Medicine Crow, Joseph, 1913-2016  Search this
Wedel, Mildred Mott  Search this
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Wessell, Thomas R.  Search this
Gunnerson, James H.  Search this
Gunnerson, D.  Search this
Hesse, Brian  Search this
Fowler, Loretta  Search this
Hotopp, John A.  Search this
Frison, George  Search this
Stanford, Dennis J.  Search this
Creator:
Forbis, Richard G.  Search this
Gradwohl, David Mayer  Search this
Extent:
14 Items (tapes )
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Apache  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lectures
Date:
April 24, 1980
Scope and Contents:
See the brochure for contents. Speakers include Douglas Henry Ubelaker, Herman J. Viola, Richard Fiske, William Fenton, H. Dempsey, Douglas Parks, Joe Medicine Crow, Mildred Wedel, James Hanson, T. Wessell, J. Gunnerson, D. Gunnerson, Brian Hesse, Loretta Fowler, J. Hotopp, George Frison, D. Gradwohl, and Dennis Stanford. All speakers materials were published except for Uberlaker's, Viola's, and Fiske's opening remarks, Joe Medicine Crow's "The Crow migration story", and D. Gunnerson's "Apachean migration and adaptation" (a slide lecture)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7293
Local Note:
Seven-inch tape records 1/2 track, 7.5 ips.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lectures
Citation:
Manuscript 7293, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7293
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 4573 Seneca texts with interlinear English translation

Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Informant:
Redeye, Henry ?  Search this
Redeye, Sherman ?  Search this
Extent:
16 Leaves
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca -- Oratory  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca -- Thansgiving Speech  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Leaves
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Thanksgiving speech (kano:nyok), pages 1-13, including 3 pages written on back. Opening statement, Green Corn Festival, first day; page 14 and reverse. Announcement of dance, pages 15-16.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4573
Local Note:
Recorded by William N. Fenton from Henry and/or Sherman Redeye, Allegany Reservation, New York, ca. 1940.
Topic:
Oratory -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Dance -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4573, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4573
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4573
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MS 4398 Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156

Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Artist:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)  Search this
Depicted:
Long, Will West (Cherokee)  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois -- Eagle dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Paintings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: 1. Correspondence and notes on the eagle dance. Ca. 1937-1951. 2. Plates 1-28, Bull. 156 and figures 1 and 2. 3. (In oversize file) Two original paintings by Ernest Smith, Seneca. Published in Bull. 156 (Copy Negatives 43,792 and 43,792-A) 4. First draft and author's final draft of manuscript. For disposal when Bull. 156 published. Date destroyed: November 9, 1953. 5. Negative of portrait of Will West Long, Cherokee. Sent to Photo Lab for filing Neg. Number 42612. Slides: "The Seneca Eagle Dance." From oil painting in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives by Ernest Smith, Seneca artist of Tonowanda, N.Y. (Reproduced in Fenton, "The Iroquois Eagle Dance," Bureau of American Ethnology Bull. 156, 1953, Pl. 27.) "Dew Eagle dances on the deer." From water color by Ernest Smith, Seneca artist of Tonowanda, N. Y. (Reproduced in Fenton, "The Iroquois Eagle Dance," Bureau of American Ethnology Bull. 156, 1953, Pl. 1)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4398

OPPS NEG 43,792

OPPS NEG 43,792-A

OPPS NEG 42612
Topic:
Eagle dance -- Iroquois  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Paintings
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Manuscript 4398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4398
See more items in:
MS 4398 Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4398

Miscellaneous collection of Indian pictures

Collector:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
63 Tintypes
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Oneida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tintypes
Ambrotypes
Date:
1870-1880
Scope and Contents:
The material includes 4 tintypes and ambrotypes (on glass) in daguerreotype cases. 1 album containing 34 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. 1 album containing 25 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. Subjects unidentified (no names.) The pictures are mainly by Caledonia, Ontario photographers.
One of the pictures in one of the albums resembles a picture of John Brant Sero, in the Bureau of American Ethnology collection (Mohawk Number 963-a-b).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4391
Local Note:
Filed: Iroquois Original Photos.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tintypes
Ambrotypes
Citation:
Manuscript 4391, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4391
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4391

MS 3533-a Creation and Cloud Women

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Annotator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Informant:
Titus, George  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
Stories in Seneca text.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3533-a
Local Note:
Place and date supplied in A. note by William N. Fenton on old card.
Autograph document
Topic:
Folklore -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3533-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3533A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3533a

MS 3533-b Notes on the Seneca verb

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Annotator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Informant:
Titus, George  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1880
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3533-b
Local Note:
Informant: Possibly George Titus (informant for Number 3533-a). Place and date supplied in A. note by William N. Fenton on card for old Number 3533.
Autograph document
Citation:
Manuscript 3533-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3533B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3533b

MS 3533-c Notes on the origin of Gag'aa

Creator:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Annotator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Informant:
Titus, George  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
A list of Seneca terms without translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3533-c
Local Note:
Informant: Possibly George Titus (informant for Number 3533-a). Place and date supplied in A. note by William N. Fenton on card for old Number 3533.
Autograph document
Citation:
Manuscript 3533-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3533C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3533c

MS 4846 Correspondence between BAE authors and the BAE Editorʹs office

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Editor  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard  Search this
Johnson, F.  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, William Yewdale  Search this
Alphonse, Rev. E.S.  Search this
Bass, William Marvin, III  Search this
Basso, Keith  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Biese, L. P.  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bowers, Alfred W.  Search this
Boyd, Mark F.  Search this
Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898-1990  Search this
Caldwell, Warren W.  Search this
Cancillius, D.  Search this
Capron, Louis Bishop, 1891-1971  Search this
Chafe, William  Search this
Coe, Joffre Lanning  Search this
Coe, Michael  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Cooper, Paul L. (Paul Lemen), 1909-1961  Search this
Davis, I.  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Devereux, George  Search this
Dorsey, H. W.  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Fisher, E. M.  Search this
Flannery, Kent Vaughn  Search this
Flannery, Regina  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Follett, W. I.  Search this
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933  Search this
Gearing, Frederick O., 1922-  Search this
Gentry H. S.  Search this
Gifford, Edward Winslow  Search this
Goggin, John M.  Search this
Goldfrank, Esther Schiff  Search this
Grange, R. T., Jr  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Gulick, John  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Hass, Mary  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henry, J.  Search this
Hickerson, Harold  Search this
Hickerson, Joseph Charles, 1935-  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez, Sister, 1891-1977  Search this
Hoffman, B.  Search this
Holland, C. G.  Search this
Holzinger, C. H.  Search this
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Hoyme, Lucile Eleanor  Search this
Jelks, Edward  Search this
Jones, J. A.  Search this
Keyes, I.  Search this
Kilpatrick, F. and A.  Search this
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Kupferer, Harriet J.  Search this
Kurath, G.  Search this
Kutsche, P.  Search this
Ladd, J.  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Landy, D.  Search this
Le Claire, P.  Search this
Lewis, M. G.  Search this
Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn  Search this
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007  Search this
Mangelsdorf  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Mason  Search this
Mattes, Merrill, J.  Search this
Merriam, A. P.  Search this
Metcalf, George, 1900-1975  Search this
Meyer, G.  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Mills, J. E.  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold  Search this
Murrill, R.  Search this
Neuman, R.  Search this
Oberg, Kalvero  Search this
O'Bryan, A.  Search this
Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958  Search this
Osborne, Douglas  Search this
Oswalt, W.  Search this
Palmer, M. H.  Search this
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941  Search this
Petersen, Karen Daniels  Search this
Pierson, D.  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Rands, R. L.  Search this
Rhodes, Willard, 1901-1992  Search this
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985  Search this
Roth, William P.  Search this
Shimkin, Demitri Boris  Search this
Shiner, Joel L.  Search this
Smith, C.  Search this
Smith, Homer Garner  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Spencer, Robert  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Squier, Robert J.  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922  Search this
Thomas, R. K.  Search this
Tooker, Elizabeth  Search this
Tschopik, Harry S. Jr.  Search this
Tsien Y. Y.  Search this
Van Stone, James W.  Search this
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988  Search this
Vogt, Evon Zartman  Search this
Wallace, A.  Search this
Wallace, W. J.  Search this
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Weiant, C. W. (Clarence Wolsey), 1897-1986  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wheeler, Richard Page  Search this
White, Leslie A., 1900-1975  Search this
Wilder, C. S.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Wood, Raymond  Search this
Woodbury, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin), 1917-2009  Search this
Ackerknecht, Erwin H.  Search this
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985  Search this
Boyd W.  Search this
Collier, Donald, 1911-1995  Search this
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
De Avile, B.  Search this
De Gandia, E.  Search this
Frenguelli, Joaquín, 1883-1958  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Gilmore, R. M.  Search this
Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Henckel, C.  Search this
Horton, D.  Search this
Imbelloni, J.  Search this
Kubler, G. A.  Search this
La Barre, Weston, 1911-1996  Search this
Levi-Strauss, C.  Search this
Lipkind, William, 1904-1974  Search this
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957  Search this
McBryde, F. W.  Search this
McCown, T. D.  Search this
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967  Search this
Miller, R. R.  Search this
OʹNeale, Lila M.  Search this
Parks, E. T.  Search this
Pourchet, M. J.  Search this
Powers, N.  Search this
Riley, M. W.  Search this
Root, W. C.  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Rowe, John Howland, 1918-2004  Search this
Sauer, Carl  Search this
Steggerda, Morris  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Stone, D.  Search this
Stout, D. C.  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wilson, E. A.  Search this
Science Information Services  Search this
Names:
Hunter College  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes
4 Boxes
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1927-1967
Scope and Contents:
Also records of galley and page proofs.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged alphabetically by author, except for a separate file relating to the Handbook of South American Indians (BAE-B 143).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4846
Topic:
Handbook of Middle American Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Policy  Search this
River Basin Survey Bulletin-Final Costs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4846, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4846
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4846

Dew Eagle Dances on Deer Drawing

Creator:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Collection Artist:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940s
Scope and Contents:
Eagle with Claw in Deer; Indian with Drum Chanting Nearby
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08681000

NAA MS 4398 Oversize
Local Note:
drawing
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4398 Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4398-ref1

The Seneca Eagle Dance Painting

Creator:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Collection Artist:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940s
Scope and Contents:
Indians Inside Longhouse Watching Four Men Perform Dance
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08681100

NAA MS 4398 Oversize
Local Note:
painting
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4398 Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4398-ref2

MS 4399 William N. Fenton papers relating to the Conference on Iroquois Research

Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Names:
Conference on Iroquois Research  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1955
Identifier:
NAA.MS4399
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4399

MS 1517 Dekanawida Tradition of the Founding of the League

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912  Search this
Abram, Charles, Chief  Search this
Buck, John Sr  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
189 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Deganawida tradition  Search this
Iroquois -- League  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1899-1964
Scope and Contents:
MS 1517-a J.N.B. Hewitt's typed copy with carbon of MS 2316. MS 1517-b W.N. Fenton's partial translation of MS 1517-a. MS 1517-c W.N. Fenton's revised translation deposited to BAE for publication circa 1964.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1517
Local Note:
Follows Number 2316.
Topic:
Government -- Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1517, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1517
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1517

MS 1649 Legislative matters relating to New York and Ontario Iroquois Indians Claims

Collector:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois -- Land claims  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1649
Topic:
Land claims -- Iroquois  Search this
Ontario -- Iroquois land claims  Search this
New York (State) -- Iroquois land claims  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1649, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1649
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1649

MS 1659 Research notes relating to "The roll call of the Iroquois chiefs : [a study of a mnemonic cane from the Six Nations Reserve / by William N. Fenton]"

Collector:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1950
Scope and Contents:
Contents: 1. Roll Call or Roster of Founders in various versions- notes for 1950 Roll Call paper. 2. Field notes on Roll Call of the Iroquois Pub. Smith. Miscellaneous Collection, volume III, Number 15, 1950. 3. Mnemonics for Condolence Council and Rehersal, 1939-45. Pub. in Roll Call of Iroquois Chiefs, Smith. Miscellaneous Collections, volume III, Number 15, 1950. 4. Illustrations for Roll Call of Founders of the Iroquois League. 5. Correspondence relating to the project.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1659
General:
Previously titled "Texts on Roll Call or Roster of Founders."
Citation:
Manuscript 1659, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1659
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1659

MS 1784 Miscellaneous Papers Collected by W.N. Fenton

Collector:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Creator:
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828  Search this
Correspondent:
McIlwraith, T. F. (Thomas Forsyth), 1899-1964  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: 1.) Dr Blatchford's address to the Oneida Indians, September 24, 1810. Typescript, 1 page and pencil Manuscript on reverse, 1 page. 2.) Superstitions and Traditions among the Six Nations of the Grand River: Canada/Thunder and Lightning. 2 page typescript written on back of Christmas Pastoral letter, C. of E., 1902, on same typewriter as Number 1. 3.) Unsigned letter in Mohawk script, with translation ["writer possibly Joseph Brant."--Fenton] 12 pages. 4.) Mohawk vocabulary (trees, animals, reptiles, birds). 5 page manuscript and 1 page typescript copy. 4 pages covering correspondence between McIlwraith and Fenton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1784
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1784, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1784
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1784

MS 2340 A Condolence Council for installing Cayuga Chiefs in 1945

Collector:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
84 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1945 (1946)
Scope and Contents:
Original field notes and first draft with illustrations.-W. N. Fenton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2340
Citation:
Manuscript 2340, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2340
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2340
Online Media:

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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
Online Media:

MS 4621 Semi-official and personal letters received and copies of letters and memoranda sent while Director of Bureau of American Ethnology

Creator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Extent:
10 Inches
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1948-1956
Scope and Contents:
Includes separate folders with letters received while on field trips, carbon copies of requests for detail and various personnel matters, for the following: Philip Drucker, William N. Fenton, John Peabody Harrington, Matthew William Stirling, John Reed Swanton, Gordon R. Willey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4621
Citation:
Manuscript 4621, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4621
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4621

MS 4397 Correspondence and notes on northeastern place and personal names

Creator:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1952
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4397
Topic:
Names, place  Search this
Names, Personal  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4397, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4397
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4397

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