Seneca materials, George S. Snyderman Papers
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1798; 1940-1980
Contributor: Snyderman, George S., 1908-2000 | Pierce, John, 1745?-1808 | Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 | Harris, Helen | Akweks, Aren | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Deardorff, Merle H., 1890-1971
Subject: Wampum | Folklore | Medicine | Witchcraft | Rites and ceremonies | Religion | Dance | Oklahoma--History
Description: The Seneca materials in the Snyderman Papers include information about the Kanzuga Dam, the construction of which displaced 600 Seneca from the lands along the Allegheny River in Series III. A report on the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma in Series IV. The photographs in Series V include images of Longhouses in Allegany and Cold Springs as well as images of Seneca people with whom Synderman worked including Clara and Sherman Redeye, Henry Redeye. Collection includes over one hundred black and white silver gelatin prints, postcards, and color Polaroid of the Allegany Senecas and St. Lawrence Mohawks of New York. Taken by William N. Fenton, Frank Speck, and Snyderman. See also the entry in this guide for general "Haudenosaunee materials, George S. Snyderman Papers".
Collection: George S. Snyderman Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.51)