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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 8

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (7.0" x 4.5".)
Container:
Box 18, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Biographies
Diaries
Place:
Yonkers (N.Y.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
1910 September 1-1910 December 25
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on flyleaf: "September 1, 1910 to December 25, 1910."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Laboratories  Search this
Automobiles -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Biographies
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref297
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Chalchiuhtlicue [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: a goddess wearing a headdress, a nose ring, and carrying two unidentified objects in her hands. She has a long, wide tail of jade, where images of tricksters are imprinted. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "She of the skirt of jades / Goddess of the waters." Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000004 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2175

The Crisis Vol. 14 No. 5

Published by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Illustrated by:
Frank Walts, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 1/8 in. (24.8 x 17.1 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 1917
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Object number:
2012.84.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b79506f-fa9f-43e5-88e8-c9672e189dd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.84.11
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African American folktales : stories from Black traditions in the New World / selected and edited by Roger D. Abrahams

Title:
African American folk tales
Editor:
Abrahams, Roger D.  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Folklore
Folk tales
Juvenile books
Place:
United States
Caribbean Area
Caribbean
Schwarze
USA
Date:
1999
1985
©1999
Topic:
African Americans--Folklore  Search this
Tales  Search this
Blacks  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Anthologie  Search this
Volkserzählung  Search this
AFRICAN AMERICANS  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561412

Nuño, Domingo, Performance Artist

Collection Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Container:
Box 21, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1997
Scope and Contents note:
(member of "los Tricksters;" invitation; press release; exhibition announcement; color photographs; Mercedes Chavez Ponazanelli resume; The Indecisions of El Rio Bravo installation catalog)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material / Series 1: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ybartoma-ref1287

Choctaw Festival Day 1 - Storyteller Tim Tingle 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-21T13:12:41.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_9xvH8rZEgCI

Photographs of Harry Fonseca artwork

Creator:
Fonseca, Harry , 1946-2006  Search this
Extent:
15 Copy negatives
429 Copy color slides
Culture:
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy negatives
Copy color slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1989
Scope and Contents note:
Images of art pieces by Harry Fonseca, many of which depict his representation of the mythical figure Coyote. Included are copies of the 115 color slides Fonseca used in his lecture at the Smithsonian in 1989. There are also images of his "Stone Poems" series, each Smithsonian-exhibited piece, and views of the exhibit as a whole.
Biographical/Historical note:
Harry Fonseca is a Nisenan Maidu artist who was influenced by basketry designs, his experience as a Maidu dancer, and creation stories and myths. In 1979, he started his Coyote series, which depicts Coyote the trickster in non-traditional settings. Fonseca lectured on his work at the Smithsonian on February 9, 1989 as part of an exhibition of his art in the National Museum of Natural History.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-25
Reproduction Note:
Copy slides and negatives made by Smithsonian Institution, 1989.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Museum of the American Indian holds two paintings by Fonseca.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 89-25, Photographs of Harry Fonseca artwork, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-25

MS 3609 Statement by Oliver Lamere on the Winnebago Trickster figure

Creator:
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Lamere, Oliver, 1879-1930  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
1 Item (slip )
Culture:
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1910
Biographical / Historical:
Lamere was a member of the peyote cult and an interpreter and translator for Radin.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3609
Local Note:
typescript and manuscript document
Topic:
Folklore -- Winnebago  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3609, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3609
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3609

Review: Omaha Tribal Myths and Trickster Tales, by Roger Welsch

Collection Correspondent:
Woolworth, Alan R.  Search this
Weslager, C.A.  Search this
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993  Search this
Swauger, James Lee  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Horn, Frances L.  Search this
Garcia, Louis  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Hodge, William  Search this
Hayink, J.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-  Search this
Feest, Christian F.  Search this
Cree, Charlie  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
De Busk, Charles R.  Search this
Iadarola, Angelo  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
Bunge, Gene  Search this
Cavendish, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Blake, Leonard W.  Search this
Dean, Nora Thompson  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Smith, John L.  Search this
Swanton, John Robert  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Peterson, John H.  Search this
Paredes, J. Anthony, 1939- (James Anthony)  Search this
Schleisser, Karl H.  Search this
Reed, Nelson A.  Search this
Medford, Claude W.  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-  Search this
Kraft, Herbert C.  Search this
Johnson, Michael G.  Search this
Lindsey-Levine, Victoria  Search this
Kurath, Gertrude  Search this
Collection Creator:
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Container:
Box 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981
Collection Restrictions:
The James Henri Howard papers are open for research. Access to the James Henri Howard papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
James Henri Howard Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
James Henri Howard Papers
James Henri Howard Papers / Series 2: Writings and Research / 2.2: Manuscripts of Writings by Howard
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1994-30-ref95

MS 1910-h An old story about an Indian and a Spider or a White Man

Creator:
Cook, Philip  Search this
Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Myth concerns the Dakota Trickster Iktomi's experiences with fishing.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1910-h
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Iktomi (Legendary character)  Search this
Folklore -- Dakota  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1910-h, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1910H
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1910h

MS 1651 Originals of Seneca stories

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Extent:
97 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1916
Scope and Contents:
Stories: The Great Joker"- Published as "The Trickster," "The Creation," Published as "A Seneca Tradition," "Hagowanen and Othegwe'hda'," and "History of Tall Chiefs."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1651
Other Title:
A Seneca Tradition
The Trickster
The Great Joker
The Creation
Hagowanen and Othegwe'hda'
History of Tall Chiefs
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1651, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1651
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1651
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MS 2767 Two partial translations of Bill Leaf's Wisahkeha story collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Two partial English translations of Bill Leaf's Meskwaki (Fox) story of Wisahkeha (Wisakea). One is a free translation by Leo Walker, based on a reading of the syllabary by Austin Grant (Sauk). The translator of the second text is unidentified. The original Meskwaki text by Leaf is not present.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2767
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend" 4/28/2014.
Topic:
Tricksters  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2767, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2767
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2767

MS 4080 The religion of the Blackfeet Indians

Creator:
Bull Head, (Blackfeet chief)  Search this
Names:
Napi Blackfoot  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 30, 1934
Scope and Contents:
Includes note of transmittal from Sanderville to M. W. Stirling. June 30, 1934. Gives general description of Blackfoot tribes; myth of sun, moon, morning star, and Napi (Trickster); and account of sun dance.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4080
Local Note:
Typescript document
Topic:
Myths -- Blackfoot  Search this
Sun Dance -- Blackfoot  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4080, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4080
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4080

MS 4652 Myth-Cycles of the Winnebago

Creator:
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Extent:
245 Pages
Culture:
Winnebago -- Hare cycle  Search this
Winnebago -- Trickster figure  Search this
Winnebago -- Red Horn cycle  Search this
Winnebago -- Twin cycle  Search this
Winnebago -- Trickster  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains brief introduction, brief summary and analysis of the Trickster cycle, and complete texts of the Hare (Transformer), Red Horn ("The Strife of the Demi-Gods"), and Twin ("The Hero-Gods") cycles.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4652
Local Note:
typescript and autograph document
Topic:
Folklore -- Winnebago  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4652, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4652
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4652

Trickster Doll

Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
US High Plains and Rocky Mountains (ID, MT, ND, SD, WY, CO)  Search this
Material:
Wood, Feathers, Cloth, Hide
Culture:
Lakota Sioux  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Western Plains States, North America, United States
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
USNM Number:
EO400707
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33fa91a1d-046b-45f3-b81c-9660a10aac51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_11050937
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The Liberator, Vol. XXV, No. 8

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 25 × 17 15/16 in. (63.5 × 45.6 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 23, 1855
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5908f1b0a-a3f2-44d7-aced-44143f7d8ff4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.5
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MS 2813-a Piegan Blackfoot linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson from Mabel Monroe

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Monroe, Mabel  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (slips )
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten notes on the Piegan Blackfoot language from Truman Michelson's work with Mabel Monroe, whose mother was Piegan. Includes lexical and grammatical notes, text (concerning Trickster) with free translation, and kinship terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2813-a
Local Note:
Title changed from "Piegan Blackfoot linguistic notes 1910" 4/7/2014.
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Siksika language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2813-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2813A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2813a
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Saynday was Coming Along (Saynday was Coming Along. . . Silverhorn's Drawing's of the Kiowa Trickster)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Container:
Box 16 of 23
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-064, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 16
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-064-refidd1e2839

Saynday Was Coming Along: Sliverhorn's Drawings of the Kiowa Trickster: Clips

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Container:
Box 19 of 23
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-064, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 19
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-064-refidd1e3342

Playbill for Further Mo'

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Vernel Martin Bagneris, American, born 1949  Search this
Topsy Chapman, American  Search this
Frozine Thomas  Search this
James Wilcher  Search this
Sandra Reaves-Phillips, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (21.6 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd562ebe7ca-e32f-462f-b53d-124bbfe3f451
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.33
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