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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 ...

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Creators:
Lee, Edith Lavinia
Fairmont Seminary (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1912-1927
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook compiled by Lee, documenting her time as a student at the Fairmont Seminary in Washington, D.C. in the 1910s. The scrapbook mostly documents the social lives of Lee and other students at the school, especially the dances, sporting events, graduations and other activities at the U.S. Naval Academy. The contents of the scrapbook include a h...

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Creators:
Hoopes, H. E. (Homer E.)
Dates:
1902
Size:
77 Prints (Album :, platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of an album of photographs made by H. E. Hoopes made in Arizona and New Mexico in August 1902. The photographs document people, domestic activities, and ceremonies at Acoma, Hano, Isleta, Laguna, and the Hopi towns of Mishongnovi, Oraibi, Sishomove, including the Flute Dance at Mishongnovi and the Snake Dance at Oraibi. Ther...

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Creators:
Wilson, H. K. (Henry Kirke), 1874-1947
Dates:
circa 1913-1916
Size:
56 Prints (silver gelatin)
16 Pages (Manuscript material :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-20
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Bureau of Indian Affairs employees and their families, Agency and Reservation buildings, and Navajo students at the Tuba City Indian School. The collection also includes an image of Theodore Roosevelt in Tuba City and images of Apache Indians, Moencopi Hopi village, and Hopi dances, including the Butterfly, Corn, and Snake Da...

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1933-1940
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3258
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Material includes Manuscript "Choctaw Music," 144 typed pages, 14 photographic illustrations, and transcriptions of 65 songs and one flute melody.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
189 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2081
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents include Sun Dance; Tcikusapatag-conjuring; physical anthropology of the above tribes; marriage (Cree); story of Cree culture hero-W.-; list of tribes known to Cree; Cree linguistics, vocabularies and tables of moods. For physical anthropology description see main card under FOX. Chippewa: 1 page note physical anthropology, measurements of ...

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Creators:
Antelope (Blackfoot?)
Dates:
n.d
Size:
16 Drawings (1 volume of 14 leaves+ 1 loose leaf, graphite and colored pencil, 13 x 15 cm.-16 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7499
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The drawings include a view of tipis, a war dance; and mixtures of warriors and various animals.

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Creators:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Redeye, Henry ?
Redeye, Sherman ?
Dates:
undated
Size:
16 Leaves
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4573
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Thanksgiving speech (kano:nyok), pages 1-13, including 3 pages written on back. Opening statement, Green Corn Festival, first day; page 14 and reverse. Announcement of dance, pages 15-16.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
1973-1990
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of performance recordings of orchestras, music artist concerts, and dance programs sponsored or organized by the National Museum of American History, Department of Public Programs; and, prior to 1983, the Division of Performing Arts. The performances were offered at the Smithsonian Institution and intended to enlighten ...

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
October, November, December 1884
Size:
101 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS520A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes local and tribal names, dances, songs, story of buffalo hunt, etc., etc.

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