Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnoloy Bulletin 156

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4398
Creators:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes: 1. Correspondence and notes on the eagle dance. Ca. 1937-1951. 2. Plates 1-28, Bull. 156 and figures 1 and 2. 3. (In oversize file) Two original paintings by Ernest Smith, Seneca. Published in Bull. 156 (Copy Negatives 43,792 and 43,792-A) 4. First draft and author's final draft of manuscript. For disposal when Bull. 156 published. Date destroyed: November 9, 1953. 5. Negative of portrait of Will West Long, Cherokee. Sent to Photo Lab for filing Neg. Number 42612. Slides: "The Seneca Eagle Dance." From oil painting in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives by Ernest Smith, Seneca artist of Tonowanda, N.Y. (Reproduced in Fenton, "The Iroquois Eagle Dance," Bureau of American Ethnology Bull. 156, 1953, Pl. 27.) "Dew Eagle dances on the deer." From water color by Ernest Smith, Seneca artist of Tonowanda, N. Y. (Reproduced in Fenton, "The Iroquois Eagle Dance," Bureau of American Ethnology Bull. 156, 1953, Pl. 1)

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4398
OPPS NEG 43,792
OPPS NEG 43,792-A
OPPS NEG 42612

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Eagle dance -- Iroquois Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Long, Will West (Cherokee) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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