National Anthropological Archives

MS 1788 Ceremonial Songs of the Pawnee

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1788
Creators:
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985
Murie, James R.
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
624 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also Transcriptions of music and musical analysis. With "Notes on Songs and the Composers," by James R. Murie. 9 pages.
Scope and Contents
Ceremonial Songs of the Pawnee. Memorandum by Miss Roberts. 1 page. List of discrepancies. 2 small sheets. Musical sections, with note to artist or printer. 6 pages. Graphic analyses. 3 sheets. Melodic analysis of 210 songs. 6 sheets. General discussion. 18 pages. Manuscript of song material. 588 pages.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on file. 9/1969.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1788, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1788

Local Note
Local Note
Companion paper to "The Ceremonies of the Pawnee," by James R. Murie. (Bureau of American Ethnology Number 2520.)
Local Note
See Bureau of American Ethnology File # 4243, page 164 for mention of 95 records of songs of Pawnee ceremonies. Records presumably in Library of Congress ?


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Music -- Pawnee Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Pawnee Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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