MS 3892 Portion of paper on the religion, medical practice, division of time, miscellaneous customs, etc., of the Senecas
MS 1530 Onondaga medical notes
An address to the Medical Society. Text only- no translation.
MS 3955 Seneca Myths collected by Jeremiah Curtin
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Contents: 1. The Vampire (Published as "The Vampire Skeleton", 32nd A. R. page 458). 2 pages. 2. Seneca Witchcraft- 1 page. 3. Seneca Ghost Story 1/2 page. 4. Shagodyoweqgowa (False Faces), 1/2 page. 5. Medicine Men. 1 page. 6. Snake with two heads, 1 page. Published 32nd A. R. page 106. Shagodyoweqgowa. 1 page. See 32nd A. R., page 357. 8. A Seneca Witch Story. 1 page. 9. The Owl and the …
MS 486 Niga'hne' gaa (Small Dose) (Medicine) Legend
Text and translation. 2 page text with interlinear English. Autograph document signed.
MS 436 Legends
Contents: Beginning of Witchcraft, 4 pages; The Captive Girl, 12 pages; The So-Called Witch Medicine, 5 pages (Onondaga- John Buck); The Magical Finger, 3 pages (Tuscarora); The Stone Giants, 5 pages (Onondaga); Monster Clitoris, 3 pages (Seneca). All English translations.
J.N.B. Hewitt photographs of Iroquois people on the Six Nations Reservation, circa 1897-circa 1937
305 Negatives (3 negative boxes, nitrate)
Photographs documenting Iroquois people made circa 1897-circa 1937 on and near the Six Nations Reserve by J.N.B. Hewitt, linguist with the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology.
MS 3860 Copies and originals of Seneca myths
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Contents: Box 1 Unpublished material (pink slips show parts xeroxed for U. Chodowiec). Box 2 Published and unpublished material. Box 3 Published material (32 AR Bureau of American Ethnology). Box 4 Non Iroquois and miscellaneous material. Box 5 Material identified by Chodowiec: "mostly Curtin's myths rewritten and corrected by Hewitt."
William C. Sturtevant papers
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.
Frank Kenjockety and Louis Belmont Newell Native American Entertainers collection
The Frank Kenjockety and Louis B. Newell Native American Entertainers collection includes ephemera, documents and photographs from two prominent Native American [entertainers] Frank Kenjockety (Cayuga), also known as "Chief Strong Fox" and Louis Belmont Newell, also known as "Rolling Thunder". Kenjockety's collection contains photographs, ephemera and a small amount of personal records from his career as a circus troupe leader and lecturer from 1909-1940. Newell's collection contains ephemera from his career as a traveling Medicine Man and entertainer including remedy and ointment packaging as well as broadsides and flyers.
Indians of North America television series collection
Schlessinger Video Productions
4 Linear feet
This collection contains 382 videocassettes and 4 linear feet of notes and production bibles from the Indians of North American television series collection. This 20-part critically acclaimed educational video series designed for middle school students produced and distributed nationally by InVision Communications and Schlessinger Media in 1994 and 1996.