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John Joseph Honigmann Papers

Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Spier, Robert Forest Gayton  Search this
Simpkins, Norman  Search this
Sinder, Leon  Search this
Slobodin, Richard  Search this
Spicer, Edward Holland  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Helm, June, 1924-  Search this
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Osgood, Harold Cornelius  Search this
Pollitzer, William S., 1923-  Search this
Peck, John Gregory  Search this
Niehall, Arthur  Search this
Nelleman, George  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Oakes, Marrilee  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Rogers, Edward S.  Search this
Siddiqi, A. H. A.  Search this
Salz, Beate R.  Search this
Riesman, David  Search this
Reina, Ruben E.  Search this
Rioux, Marcel  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Aberle, David F. (David Friend), 1918-2004  Search this
Alizai, Saeed K.  Search this
Chance, Norman A.  Search this
Casagrande, Joseph B. (Joseph Bartholomew), 1915-1982  Search this
Count, Earl W.  Search this
Cohen, Yehudi A.  Search this
Davis, William  Search this
Damas, David  Search this
Blackwell, Gordon  Search this
Boek, Walter  Search this
Berndt, Ronald  Search this
Bittle, William Elmer  Search this
Barnouw, Victor  Search this
Basehart, Harry  Search this
Anderson, Nels  Search this
Balikci, Asen, 1929-  Search this
Fejos, Paul, 1897-1963  Search this
Fejos, Lita Binns  Search this
Evans, Arthur  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Erickson, Vincent O.  Search this
Carneiro, Robert  Search this
Braidwood, Robert J. (Robert John), 1907-2003  Search this
Bohannan, Paul James  Search this
Gibson, Mickey  Search this
Geertz, Clifford  Search this
Freilich, Morris  Search this
Ford, Clellan  Search this
Foote, Don Charles  Search this
Flannery, Regina  Search this
Fischer, F. L.  Search this
McFeat, Tom F. S.  Search this
Mayo, Selz C.  Search this
Matthiasson, John S.  Search this
Maslow, Abraham H.  Search this
Naroll, Raoul  Search this
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985  Search this
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Langness, L. L.  Search this
Laing, Gordon B.  Search this
Kupferer, Harriet J.  Search this
Kimball, Solon T.  Search this
Marshall, Donald Stanley  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Lewis, Oscar  Search this
Lantis, Margaret, 1906-2006  Search this
Hopkins, Tom R.  Search this
Herzmaier, Maria  Search this
Hindley, George K.  Search this
Kaplan, Berton H.  Search this
Kenny, Michael  Search this
Hsu, Francis Lang-Kwang  Search this
Jocher, Katherine  Search this
Duncan, Richard  Search this
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991  Search this
Desy, Pierrette  Search this
Du Bois, Cora Alice, 1903-1991  Search this
Heath, Dwight Braley  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Emmons, Gary L.  Search this
Gillin, John, 1907-1973  Search this
Gladwin, Thomas Favill  Search this
Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010  Search this
Goodenough, Ward Hunt  Search this
Graves, Theodore Dumaine  Search this
Gulick, John  Search this
Gussow, Zachary  Search this
Hamori-Torok, Charles  Search this
Hansen, Asael Tanner  Search this
Harper, Edward B.  Search this
Hayakawa, S. I.  Search this
Spindler, George D.  Search this
Teicher, Morton I.  Search this
Thompson, Laura, 1905-2000  Search this
Titiev, Mischa  Search this
Trudeau, John  Search this
Toit, Brian du  Search this
Valentine, Victor F.  Search this
Tuden, Arthur  Search this
Vincent, Clark  Search this
Vallee, Frank G.  Search this
Vogt, Evon Zartman  Search this
Voget, Fred W.  Search this
Walker, Willard  Search this
Von Furer-Haimendorf, C.  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-  Search this
Wolf, Eric R.  Search this
Honigmann, John Joseph, 1914-1977  Search this
83 Linear feet
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
American Indian -- Arctic  Search this
American Indian -- Sub-Arctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Cree  Search this
Kaska Dena  Search this
Eskimo/Inuit  Search this
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Psychological tests
Great Whale River (Québec)
Attawapisdat, Ontario
Schefferville, Quebec
Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
Churchill, Manitoba
Scope and Contents:
The papers of John Joseph Honigmann (1914-1977) consist largely of research material of a specialist in personality, socialization, and social problems of Subarctic and Arctic people. Trained at Yale University (M.A., 1943; Ph.D., 1947), Honigmann spent most of his professional career at the University of North Carolina (1951-77) and was chairman of its Department of Anthropology from 1970-1975. Some material reflects his classroom teaching and administrative work. There are also general reference materials and materials relating to the history of anthropology.

Correspondents include David F. Aberle, Saeed K. Alizai, Nels Anderson, Asen Balikci, Victor Barnouw, Harry Basehart, Ronald Berndt, William E. Bittle, Gordon Blackwell, Walter Boek, Paul J. Bohannan, Robert J. Braidwood, Robert Carneiro, Joseph B. Casagrande, Norman A. Chance, Yehudi A. Cohen, Earl W. Count, David Damas, William Davis, Pierrette Desy, Cora du Bois, Richard Duncan, Fred R. Eggan, Loren C. Eiseley, Gary L. Emmons, Vincent Erickson, Sam J. Ervin, Arthur Evans, Lita B. Fejos, Paul Fejos, William N. Fenton, F.L. Fischer, Regina Flannery, Don Charles Foote, Clellan Ford, Morris Freilich, Clifford Geertz, Mickey Gibson, John P. Gillin, Thomas F. Gladwin, Walter R. Goldschmidt, Ward H. Goodenough, Theodore D. Graves, John Gulick, Zachary Gussow, Charles Hamori-Torok, Asael T. Hansen, Edward B. Harper, S.I. Hayakawa, Dwight B. Heath, June Helm, Maria Herzmaier, George K. Hindley, Tom R. Hopkins, Francis L.K. Hsu, Katherine Jocher, Berton H. Kaplan, Michael Kenny, Solon T. Kimball, Harriet J. Kupferer, Gordon B. Laing, L.L. Langness, Margaret L. Lantis, Oscar Lewis, Nancy O. Lurie, Donald S. Marshall, Abraham H. Maslow, John S. Matthiasson, Selz C. Mayo, Tom F.S. McFeat, Margaret Mead, Betty J. Meggers, George P. Murdock, Raoul Naroll, George Nelleman, Arthur Niehall, Marrilee Oakes, Morris E. Opler, Harold Orlans, Cornelius Osgood, Simon Ottenberg, John G. Peck, William Pollitzer, Ruben E. Reina, David Reisman, Marcel Rioux, Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr., Edward S. Rogers, Irving Rouse, Beate R. Salz, A.H.A. Siddiqi, Norman Simpkins, Leon Sinder, Richard Slobodin, Edward H. Spicer, Leslie Spier, Robert F.G. Spier, George D. Spindler, Sol Tax, Morton I. Teicher, Laura Thompson, Mischa Titiev, Brian du Toit, John Trudeau, Arthur Tuden, Victor F. Valentine, Frank G. Vallee, Clark Vincent, Fred W. Voget, Evon Z. Vogt, C. Von Furer-Haimendorf, Willard Walker, Anthony F.C. Wallace, Gene Weltfish, and Eric R.Wolf.
Arrangement note:
The Honigmann papers are not fully processed and are only broadly desccribed in this finding aid. The collection is arranged into (1) Churchill, five northern towns, and Schefferville, undated; (2) the Cree of Attawapisdat, Ontario, 1947-1956; (3) Frobisher Bay, 1963; (4) Great Whale River; (5) Inuvik, 1967; (6) Material concerning the Kaska of Lower Post, British Columbia, and Southern Yukon Territory, 1944-1945; (7) General anthropological subjects and teaching;(8) General and miscellaneous material on peoples of the world; (9) West Pakistan; (10) Canadian Wildlife Service Arctic Ecology Map; (11) Understanding Culture; (12) Miscellany; (13) Correspondence, ca. 1950s-1970s
Biographical / Historical:
Honigmann was regularly in the field. In 1943, this began with an ethnographic study of the Fort Nelson Slave in Canada. In 1944-1945, he was with the Kaska in British Columbia. In 1947-1948, he worked at Attawapiskat on James Bay and, in 1949-1950, at Great Whale River on Hudson Bay. He investigated town life in Pakistan in 1952 and 1957-1958. During the summers of 1960-1962, 1964-1966, 1972, and 1975, his studies carried him to a village in Austria. In 1963, he worked at Frobisher Bay and in 1967 at Inuvik.

1914 -- Born June 7, New York City, New York

1937 -- Married Irma Grabel

1942 -- Student at Columbia University Received BA from Brooklyn College

1943 -- Received MA from Yale University Field trip with the Fort Nelson Slave in Fort Nelson (3-6 months)

1944-1945 -- Field trip with the Kaska in British Columbia, Canada (3-6 months)

1946-1947 -- Assistant professor of Sociology and anthropology at State College, Washington

1947 -- Received PhD in anthropology from Yale University

1947-1948 -- Field trip at Attawapiskat, James Bay, Ontario, Canada Research anthropologist for the National Committee for Community Health Studies in Toronto, Canada

1948-1951 -- Assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at New York University

1949 -- Published Anthropology, Culture and Ethos of the Kaska Society

1949-1950 -- Field trip at Great Whale River, Hudson's Bay, Ontario, Canada

1951-1955 -- Associate professor of anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1952 -- Field trip at Pakistan

1955 -- Field trip at Attawapiskat, James Bay, Ontario, Canada

1955-1957 -- Professor of anthropology, UNC, Chapel Hill

1957-1958 -- Field trip at Pakistan

1959 -- Published The World of Man

1960 -- Field trip at Austria

1962 -- Published Foodways in a Muskeg Community Field trip at Austria

1963 -- Published Understanding Culture Field trip at Frobishers Bay, Baffin Island, Canada

1964 -- Field trip at Austria

1965 -- With wife Irma, co-authored Eskimo Townsmen

1966 -- Field trip in Austria

1967 -- Published Personality in Culture Field trip at Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

1967-1970 -- Postdoctoral fellowship and grants: NSF grant

1970 -- Co-authored Arctic Townsmen Chairman of the department of anthropology, UNC, Chapel Hill

1972 -- Field trip at Austria

1975 -- Field trip at Austria

1977 -- Died at Chapel Hill, NC, August 4
Most of Honigmann's papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Irma Honigman, his wife, between October 1977 and January 1979. Honigmann's daughter, Karen Honigmann Schaefer, donated her father's field journals in July 1993.
Some materials concerning the operations of the University of North Carolina Department of Anthropology are restricted.
Honigmann used pseudonyms when referring to his informants in publications. Irma Honigmann has requested that researchers refrain from publishing their names.
Socialization -- Eskimos  Search this
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Psychological tests
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An Anthology of North American Indian and Eskimo Music

Asch, Michael  Search this
La Farge, Peter, 1931-1965  Search this
Low Horn, Jack  Search this
Low Horn, Jim  Search this
Wings, Emil, Mrs.  Search this
Peaychew, William, 1900-1960  Search this
Anquoe, Jack V., 1933-2006  Search this
Anquoe, Kenneth, 1920-1989  Search this
Webster, Nick  Search this
Evarts, Mark  Search this
Burn Stick, William  Search this
Nicotine, George  Search this
Roanhorse, Ambrose, 1904-1982  Search this
Pichette, Baptiste, 1903-1986  Search this
Conko, Eneas  Search this
John, Burton, 1905-1996  Search this
James, Roy  Search this
Poolaw, Irene Chalepah, 1920-2000  Search this
Assu, Billy  Search this
Martin, Mungo, 1879-1962  Search this
McKenzie, Sebastian  Search this
Ahkivigak, Otis  Search this
Lewis, Thomas  Search this
Miller, Huron  Search this
Yellow Thunder, Albert, 1878-1951  Search this
Snake, Blow  Search this
White Eagle, Winslow, b. 1896  Search this
Kenosha, David, Oshawenimiki, 1893-1963  Search this
Lacasse, Fred  Search this
Shalifoe, Thomas, 1903-1986  Search this
Stewart, Billy, Gatcayehola  Search this
Stewart, Billie  Search this
Tiger, Susie, 1871-1970  Search this
Fort Wingate (N.M.) Indian School  Search this
Kemukserar  Search this
Pangatkar  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Americans  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Assiniboine  Search this
Kainah Indians  Search this
Cree  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Hualapai (Walapai)  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo (N.M.)  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Zuni  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Nootka Indians  Search this
Denetha  Search this
Naskapi Indians  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Ottawa Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Archival materials
Phonograph records
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Fort Qu'appelle (Sask.)
New Mexico
Fort Wingate (N.M.)
Québec (Province)
Schefferville (Qub̌ec)
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Chesterfield (Alaska)
Onondaga Indian Reservation (N.Y.)
Edmonton (Alb.)
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
San Ildefonso (N.M.)
Hopi (Ariz.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Cape Mudge (B.C.)
British Columbia
Fort Rupert (B.C.)
Six Nations Indian Reserve No. 40 (Ont.)
Cross Village (Mich.)
Lac du Flambeau (Wis.)
Baraga (Mich.)
Cow Creek (Fla.)
Sun dance (1:32) -- Love song (0:57) -- Crazy Dog song (1:41) -- Buffalo dance song (1:03) -- Man's love song (0:54) -- Hand game song (1:42) -- Prisoner's song (2:20) -- World War II song (1:36) -- Warrior death song for Sitting Bull (2:00) -- Canvas dance song (1:40) -- Funeral song (1:37) -- Suguaro song (1:58) -- Peyote song : first song cycle (1:26) -- Moonlight song (2:09) -- Eagle dance (2:59) -- Butterfly dance (1:41) -- Lullaby (0:58) -- Rain dance (1:47) -- Night chant (1:43) -- Song of happiness (1:09) -- Silversmith's song (1:09) -- Corn grinding song (0:59) -- Children's songs (1:47) -- Church song (1:03) -- Devil dance, crown dance (2:57). Wolf song (2:05) -- Potlatch song (1:38) -- Hamatsa song (1:12) -- War song for marriage (1:50) -- Rabbit dance song (2:03) -- Cree dance song (2:24) -- Fiddle dance song (1:00) -- Bear hunting song (1:44) -- Inviting-in dance song (0:47) -- His first hunt (2:06) -- Hunting for musk ox (3:33) -- Corn dance (2:08) -- Stomp dance (1:57) -- Song of welcome (1:19) -- Buffalo feast song (1:06) -- Morning song (1:12) -- Song of the unfaithful woman (0:59) -- Hoot owl song (1:09) -- Oh Mary (1:01) -- Catholic hymn (0:42) -- Calusa corn dance song (1:32) -- Song of removal (1:41) -- Fortynine dance (2:00) -- Unidentified track (1:03) -- As long as the grass shall grow (6:03).
Track Information:
101 Sun Dance / Drum,Whistle.

102 Love Song.

103 Crazy Dog Song / Jack Low Horn, Jim Low Horn, Emil, Mrs. Wings. Drum,Rattle (Musical instrument).

106 Hand Game Song / William Peaychew. Sticks (Musical instrument).

104 Buffalo Dance Song / Jack V. Anquoe, Kenneth Anquoe, Nick Webster. Drum.

105 Man's Love Song / Mark Evarts.

107 Prisoner's Song / William Burn Stick. Drum.

108 World War II Song / George Nicotine. Drum. English language.

109 Warrior Death Song for Sitting Bull / Bass drum,Bells.

207 Song of Happiness / Fort Wingate (N.M.) Indian School. Drum,Harmonica. Navajo language.

208 Silversmith's Song / Ambrose Roanhorse. Anvils. Navajo language.

209 Corn Grinding Song / Basket drum. Navajo language.

110 Canvas Dance Song / Baptiste Pichette, Eneas Conko. Drum.

111 Funeral Song.

112 Suguaro Song.

113 Peyote Song: First Song Cycle / Burton John, Roy James. Drum,Rattle (Musical instrument).

201 Moonlight Song.

202 Eagle Dance / Drum.

203 Butterfly Dance / Drum.

204 Lullaby.

205 Rain Dance.

206 Night Chant / Rattle (Musical instrument). Navajo language.

210 Children's Song: Wolf Song / Irene Chalepah Poolaw. Kiowa Apache.

210 Children's Song: Turtle Song / Irene Chalepah Poolaw. Kiowa Apache.

210 Children's Song: Turkey Song / Irene Chalepah Poolaw. Kiowa Apache.

210 Children's Song: Puppy Song / Irene Chalepah Poolaw. Kiowa Apache.

211 Church Song / Kiowa Apache.

212 Devil Dance, Crown Dance.

301 Wolf Song / Billy Assu.

302 Potlatch Song / Billy Assu.

303 Hamatsa Song / Billy Assu.

303 Hamatsa Song, Cedar Bark Dance / Mungo Martin.

304 War Song for Marriage / Billy Assu.

305 Rabbit Dance Song.

306 Cree Dance Song.

307 Fiddle Dance Song / Fiddle.

308 Bear Hunting Song / Sebastian McKenzie.

309 Inviting in Dance Song / Otis Ahkivigak.

310 His First Hunt / Kemukserar, Pangatkar.

311 Hunting for Musk Ox / Kemukserar, Pangatkar. Drum.

401 Corn Dance / Thomas Lewis.

402 Stomp Dance / Huron Miller.

403 Song of Welcome / Albert Yellow Thunder, Blow Snake, Winslow White Eagle.

404 Buffalo Feast Song / Albert Yellow Thunder, Blow Snake, Winslow White Eagle.

405 Morning Song / Albert Yellow Thunder, Blow Snake, Winslow White Eagle. Rattle (Musical instrument).

406 Song of the Unfaithful Woman / Albert Yellow Thunder, Blow Snake, Winslow White Eagle. Flute.

407 Hoot Owl Song / David, Oshawenimiki Kenosha.

408 Oh Mary / Fred Lacasse.

409 Catholic Hymn / Thomas Shalifoe.

410 Calusa Corn Dance Song / Billy, Gatcayehola Stewart.

411 Song of Removal / Billie Stewart, Susie Tiger.

412 Fortynine Dance / Fred Lacasse. English language.

413 The Seneca: As Long As the Grass Shall Grow / Peter La Farge.
Local Numbers:

Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Folkways 1973
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, Onondaga Indian Reservation (N.Y.), Chesterfield (Alaska), Barrow, Point (Alaska), Alaska, Schefferville (Québec), Québec (Province), Montana, Fort Wingate (N.M.), New Mexico, Fort Qu'appelle (Sask.), Canada, Saskatchewan, New York (N.Y.), United States, New York.

Songs and dance music from many tribes including Sioux, Cree, Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Kwakiutl-Nootka, Slavey, Iroquoian, Winnebago, Ojibwa, Seminole, and others. Compiled and edited by Michael I. Asch. Originally compiled principally from material previously released on several Folkways and Asch recordings. Program notes in English by Michael I. Asch and others, and Native American vocal texts with English translations and English vocal texts (10 p.)
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
American Indian  Search this
Jigs  Search this
Drum  Search this
Whistle  Search this
Rattle (Musical instrument)  Search this
Sticks (Musical instrument)  Search this
Bass drum  Search this
Bells  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Anvils  Search this
Basket drum  Search this
Violin  Search this
Flute  Search this
Religion  Search this
Native American Church of North America  Search this
Children  Search this
puberty  Search this
Enslaved persons  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Conostomum tetragonum (Hedw.) Lindb.

Biogeographical Region:
72 - Eastern Canada  Search this
Mrs. A. E. Brown  Search this
Geren Mt. Schefferville., Quebec, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
23 Jul 1968
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Bartramiales Bartramiaceae
Published Name:
Conostomum tetragonum (Hedw.) Lindb.
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Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.

Icmadophila ericetorum (L.) Zahlbr.

Biogeographical Region:
72 - Eastern Canada  Search this
John W. Thomson  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
At base of spruce  Search this
Ungava Peninsula. Knob Lake (Schefferville), Quebec, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
9 Aug 1959
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Pertusariales Icmadophilaceae
Published Name:
Icmadophila ericetorum (L.) Zahlbr.
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Data Source:
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