MS 4482 Various manuscripts relating to the music of Acoma and other Pueblos of New Mexico

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4482
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1929-1939
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Item
box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes: "Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti (and Zuni) Pueblos." Typed carbon copy of unpublished manuscript, pages 241-250. This manuscript is a brief resume of F. Densmore's work wih Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti and Zuni songs and dances. No date appears on the manuscript but it could not have been written before 1940. This typed carbon copy was received from the Densmore estate, ca. 1962.
Scope and Contents
Old Manuscript Number 3116 "(10) Acoma Songs of the Flower dance and Corn dance" with one illustration (pencil sketch) of position of Flower dancers, 12 pages. Descriptive analyses of Acoma songs, 8 pages (9 illustrations, 10 pages tabulated analysis, 10 sheets of transcriptions, recorded on old catalog card, are not present). Material presented was obtained in Washington D. C., October, 1928 at the Bureau of American Ethnology and submitted to the Bureau of American Ethnology in manuscript form March 27, 1929. Old Manuscript Number 3147 "A Study of (13) Acoma Songs." 11 page descriptive analysis of 13 Acoma songs. (26 tabulated analysis, 7 sheets transcriptions, recorded on old catalog card are not present.) Submitted to the Bureau of American Ethnology July 23, 1929. Old Manuscript Number 3148 "(9) Acoma songs used in the treatment of the sick, and other Acoma songs." 21 page manuscript, 10 pages descriptive analysis. (18 pages tabulated analysis and 9 sheets transcriptions, recorded on old catalog card, are not present.) Old Manuscript Number 3182 "Corn-grinding and war songs from Isleta Pueblo." 19 page manuscript, including descriptive analyses. (18 pages tabulted analysis and 9 pages transcriptions recorded on old catalog card, are not present). Submitted December, 1930. Old Manuscript Number 3196 "(7) Isleta and (3) Cochiti Songs" including descriptive analysis, 12 pages. (Transcriptions, tabulated analysis and two portraits, recorded on the old catalog card, are not present.) Submitted March 23, 1931.
Scope and Contents
Old Manuscript Number 3200 "Acoma Music." 108 page manuscript. (80 sheets tabulated analysis of 40 songs, transcriptions and 10 illustrations, recorded on old catalog card, are not present.) Submitted 1930. Old Manuscript Number 3229 part (Zuni and Cochiti) Pueblo section of a manuscript entitled " Winnebago, Iroquois, Pueblo, and British Columbia Songs," originally filed under # 3229 but now sections are filed under the Indian tribe. See Winnebago # 3261 (old number 3229 part), Iroquois # 3378 (old number 3229 part), and British Columbia # 3371 (old number 3229 part) for the other sections of this manuscript. The Cochiti section filed here includes a transmittal letter from F. Densmore, Sept. 16, 1939, 4 page transcription, 8 page tabulated analysis, 5 page manuscript including descriptive analysis. Old Manuscript Number 4462 "Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti Pueblos, New Mexico." 151 page manuscript including descriptive analysis. Submitted September 13, 1939 with the note that all previous manuscripts have been combined in this text. This manuscript was probably submitted for Dr. Sterling's review and returned to F. Densmore. The Bureau of American Ethnology received this manuscript with the other papers of the Densmore estate, ca. 1962 with the pencil note that "this manuscript has been superseded by that submitted 8/26/42." Also included are the tabulated analyses of 67 Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti Songs. Transmittal letter, November 4, 1939.
Scope and Contents
Rejected illustration from Densmore's manuscript "Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti and Zuni Pueblos," submitted August 26, 1942. Label mounts from prints removed by printer -- probably published in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 165. "Corrected proof" of 75 sheets of Indian music published in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 165- received from Densmore estate, ca. 1962. Several pages of material re corrections and inserts in manuscript of 1942- received from Densmore estate, ca. 1962.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4482

Other Title
Other Title
Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti (and Zuni) Pueblos
Other Title
10 Acoma songs of the Flower dance and Corn dance
Other Title
A Study of 13 Acoma songs
Other Title
9 Acoma songs used in the treatment of the sick, and other Acoma songs
Other Title
Corn-grinding and war songs from Isleta Pueblo
Other Title
Acoma Music
Other Title
7 Isleta and 3 Cochiti Songs
Other Title
Winnebago, Iroquois, Pueblo and British Columbia Songs
Other Title
Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti Pueblos, New Mexico

Bibliography
Bibliography
Portions of these manuscripts were used in preparing Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 165, "Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti and Zuni Pueblos."

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4482, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Submitted by the author to the Bureau of American Ethnology at various intervals. Portions not utilized by the editorial office in preparing Bulletin 165 were returned to the Archives, December 1956, and are being filed together under number 4482.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Music -- Acoma Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flower dance -- Acoma Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Acoma Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Isleta Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Acoma Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Zuni Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- Acoma Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Isleta Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cochiti Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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