MS 4381 Transcriptions of Arapaho songs
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Duplicated transcriptions of Arapaho songs collected by Mr. Z. Salzmann, of Indiana University. They accompanied a paper read recently at a meeting of the Musicological Society at Michigan State College. The following titles are represented: Wolf Dance Song; Rabbit Dance Song; Sun Dance Song; Round Dance Song; Soldierʹs Song; Skybird …
MS 7580 Sun Dance Songs
Includes a group led by Edgar Red Cloud singing religious portion of Sandance during early morning hours and social dancing performed by six or seven groups from various parts of the reservation.
MS 2799 Texts and notes on Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne from Bull Thigh and William Somers
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-
Text and notes collected by Truman Michelson in Montana from Bull Thigh and William Somers on the sacred Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne. The texts are primarily in English and detail the origin of the arrows and describe the Medicine arrows ceremony. The prayers and songs are in Cheyenne. Also …
MS 1766 The Twana, Chemakum, and Clallam Indians of Washington Territory; a historic account prepared for the press
Contents: Part I-Man. A. Names, locations, and divisions of the tribes. Twanas, Chemakums, Clallams. B. History. C. Population, and causes affecting. D. Progress: In medical practice. In house building. In dress. In implements. In social customs. In education. In morals. In religion. Part II- Surroundings. A. Inorganic. Outline, etc., of …
MS 1302-c Piman songs
List of songs: a- Eagle, 5 verses, 2 pages. b- Swallow, 9 verses, 4 pages. c- Basket Run, 3 verses, 1 page. d- Middle Run, 6 verses, 2 pages. e- Naming, 12 verses, 4 pages. f- Straight, (3) 8 ? verses, 1 page. g- Tie, 4 verses, 1 page. h- Girl's disease, 5 verses, 2 pages. i- Butterfly, 8 verses, 2 pages. j- Navitcho, 2 verses, 1 page. k- Crop abundance or …
Jeni LeGon Papers
Collection documents the career of Jeni LeGon as a dancer, dance instructor, and actress.
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.
MS 3343 Cheyenne vocabulary with occasional ethnographic notes collected by Truman Michelson
Notebook containing Truman Michelson's handwritten notes from his work among the Southern Cheyenne in Concho, Oklahoma. The notes consist primarily of vocabulary with some ethnological notes interspersed. The vocabulary includes comparative terms in Só'taeo'o (Sutaio). Ethnological topics include medicine bundles, "doctors" who can understand babies, "shaking lodge," and singing medicine …
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 6: Moving Pictures and Movie Stars
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 6: Moving Pictures and Movie Stars forms part of the DeVincent collection. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 4: Songwriters Volumes I and II
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 4: Songwriters: A "songwriter" for this series is defined as a composer, a lyricist, or both. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.