MS 3258 Choctaw music

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3258
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1933-1940
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material includes Manuscript "Choctaw Music," 144 typed pages, 14 photographic illustrations, and transcriptions of 65 songs and one flute melody.
Scope and Contents
(Old Number Manuscripts used in writing 3258 and filed with it: 3258-a "Choctaw Songs of Dances and Games." 33 page Manuscript including descriptive analyses of 25 songs. (50 pages tabulated analyses, 19 pages transcriptions, and 6 photographs, recorded on old catatog card, are not present.) Submitted March 25, 1933. 3258-b "Choctaw War and Dance Songs." 15 page Manuscript (12 transcriptions of songs with original phonograph records, recorded on old catalog card, are not present.) Submitted March 18, 1933. 3259-b (part) Choctaw text from Manuscript "Choctaw and Seminole Songs." June 14, 1939. Typescript document 16 pages. The Seminole material is separately filed under Seminole Manuscript Number 4690.
Scope and Contents
(Old Number) 3259-d "Tabulated analysis of Choctaw songs, with final numbering but not with final titles. Contains many memoranda analyses that have not been submitted with manuscripts but were made for use in the final summary of Choctaw analyses." Returned by Frances Densmore. --- Original field notes of F. Densmore on Choctaw music. Approximately 50 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3258-a-b-c-d

Other Title
Other Title
Choctaw Music
Other Title
Choctaw Songs of Dances and Games
Other Title
Choctaw War and Dance Songs
Other Title
Choctaw and Seminole Songs
Other Title
Tabulated analysis of Choctaw songs, with final numbering but not with final titles

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3258-a-b-c-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Submitted by the author to the Bureau of American Ethnology at intervals. This manuscript was prepared from various Choctaw manuscripts submitted by the author to the Bureau of American Ethnology at intervals and published in final form in B.A.E. Bulletin 136.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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