MS 7442 Material relating to the production of opera "Sacred Tree of the Omaha Tribe"

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7442
Creators:
Eames, Henry Purmort, 1872-1950
Lincoln Commercial Club
Dates:
Summer 1916
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Volume
60 pages
4 Pages
7 Photographs
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
One printed note and libretto for The Gate City: A Masque of the City of Omaha, a production of the Lincoln Commerical Club of the University of Nebraska. It was the second of a series of The Pageant of Lincoln. The is also a printed program. The photographs include scenes from the masque, including a portion called The sacred tree of the Omaha. Included are actors in fanciful Indian costumes. One photograph shows the author Hartley B. Alexander, the composer Henry Purmort Eames, pageant director Robert D. Scott, and guests Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche. The sacred tree of the Omaha was based on a description in Fletcher and La Flesche's The Omaha Tribe, 27th Annual Report of the Bureau of American
Scope and Contents
Also included is "The Mystery of Life," a presentation based on the Pawnee Hako ceremony as recorded and interpreted by Alice C. Fletcher.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7442

Local Note
Local Note
Printed material and photographic prints

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7442, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The material was the gift of a daughter of Eames, Marche 1987.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Hako Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mystery of Life Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- masque based on Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Omaha Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pawnee Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932 -- Depicted in group Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eames, Henry Purmort, 1872-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scott, Robert D. (depicted in group) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/