MS 4540 Materials relating to manuscript by Elsie Clews Parsons

Collection ID:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Trager, George L.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Related Manuscript entitled, "Native Isleta Paintings, which, with paintings by an anonymous Isleta artist, is in the Smithsonian Editor's office, December 1958, and scheduled for eventual publication. Materials in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives are as follows: 4540-a Glossary of Isleta terms. 74 cards, typed with identifications and translations by George L. Trager. Also letter of Trager to Parsons, October 31, 1940, commenting on his notes. (Negative microfilm also on file.) 4540-b Notes on the native words in the typescript of Parsons Manuscript, by George L. Trager. Spring, 1959. 5 pages. (autostat copy; original is in the Editor's office.) Author's note: (Some are based on George L. Trager's identifications sent to Elsie Clews Parsons on October 1, 1940; others are new, from George L. Trager's 1957 Isleta recording, or are new extrapolations from Taos. The 1940 cards belong to Bureau of American Ethnology- used on loan. The Elsie Clews Parsons ts. belongs to Esther Goldfrank-- used on loan.)

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4540-a-b

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4540-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tiwa -- Isleta Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isleta Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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