Query: American Indians -- Music
MS 7556 Bibliography of American Indian Music
Creators:
Leary, Ella
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Inches
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7556
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of cards with bibliographic data, Library of Congress call slips, notes, and a brief bibliograph on a Bureau of American Ethnoloyg letterhead. Most of the notes are in either the handwriting of Hodge or that of Leary and the LC call slips and a few notes have Leary's name …

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Thurlow Lieurance and American Indian Music
Creators:
Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Committee
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 Video recording (30 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.11C
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited video produced by the Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Committee containing interviews about and performances of Lieurance's music. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be …

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MS 4250 Frances Densmore papers
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1893-circa 1955
Size:
2.71 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4250
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Papers include: diaries and extracts from diaries, account books, a scrapbook, letters received, lectures, reminiscences and brief manuscripts, field and work reports, notes on recording techniques and the preservation of Native American music, musical transcriptions, bibliographic notes, library items, tone photographs, a mouth organ (pitch pipe), and a slide rule.

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 22: American Indian
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1844 - 1975
Size:
7 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S22
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 22 contains materials documenting the business of and popular attitudes towards American Indians in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Program Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1985-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Howard Bass while producing public programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The majority of the records pertain to the "American Sampler" series of programs which presented traditional music, dance, and storytelling from communities and cultural groups throughout the …

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MS 4373 Folk Music of the United States. Issued from the Collections of the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
9 Sound discs (vinyl)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4373
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Discs issued by The Library of Congress, as follows: 1) Library of Congress Album XXII. Songs of the Chippewa. 1950. Library of Congress Record L 22. Five 78 r.p.m. discs and descriptive leaflet. 2) Songs of the Chippewa. 1950. One 33 r.p.m. disc and descriptive leaflet. 3) Library of Congress Record L33. Songs of the Menominee, Mandan …

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 5, 1992
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1992
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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MS 4337-a Musical Customs of the Southern Hunter Indians of South America
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4337A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Compiled from Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143, Handbook of South American Indians, Volume 1.

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Verna Gillis audio recordings
Creators:
Gillis, Verna
Dates:
Undated, 1968-1979
Size:
24 Sound tape reels (Tapes VG-0001 - VG-0021 have been digitally transferred at 96kHz/24-bit with the exception of tapes VG-0018 and VG-0019. Tape VG-0018 has been transferred poorly. Tapes VG-0019, VG-0022, VG-0023, VG-0024 require conservation prior to transfer.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.GILLIS
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Verna Gillis audio recordings consist of 24 open-reel tapes. The field recordings document work done by folklorist Verna Gillis in Haiti, Oklahoma, Philadelphia, and Cuba.

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MS 3245 Manuscripts relating to the study of Alabama ("Alabamu") Indian music
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1933, 1946
Size:
1 Portfolio
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3245
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: "Alabama Music." Typed carbon copy of unpublished manuscript, pages 251-256. This manuscript is a brief resume of F. Densmore's work with Alabama (Alibamu) music. No date appears on the manuscript but it could not have been written before 1933 and probably was written ca. 1940's because the page numbers correspond to …

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