MS 4243 Catalog of Music recorded for the Bureau of Ethnology

Collection ID:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Physical Description:
220 Items
ca. 220 pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Recorded for the Bureau of American Ethnology by Frances Densmore and others, and subsequently transferred to the Music Division, Library of Congress. Also 1 folder miscellaneous lists and correspondence relating to the recordings.

Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on file of typed catalog, 135 frames, 8/66.
Existence and Location of Originals
The recordings covered by this catalog were transferred to the U.S. National Archives March 20, 1940 and on March 10, 1948 were transferred by the National Archives to the Library of Congress. In 1965 they are in the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4243

Local Note
Local Note
A card catalog (not on film) with essentially the same information is shelved in the stacks, marked 4243, part 2. This is being retained because it has been noted that the two catalogs are not exact duplicates, each having some items of information not in the other.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4243, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Catalog of Music."

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746