Seneca materials, William Fenton audio collection
Culture: Haudenosaunee | Seneca
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1941, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1956, 1962
Contributor: Bartlett, Charles E., -1976 | Buck, Joshua | Butler, Sadie | Cornplanter, Jesse J. | Curry, Ed | Dowdy, Herb | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Gaus, Dorothy Shipley, 1928- | Gibson, Simeon | Jacob, John Ely | Jimerson, Avery | Jimerson, Danny | John, Richard | Johnny John, Amos | Johnny John, Chauncey | Johnny John, Richard | Johns, Albert | Jones, Albert | Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch | Lewis, Tom | Logan, Joseph | Preston, Jack | Stevens, Fannie | Sundown, Roland
Subject: New York (State)--History | Ontario--History | Pennsylvania--History | Place names | Religion | Rites and ceremonies | Social life and customs
Type: Sound recording
Genre: Interviews | Songs | Speeches
Extent: 13 hr., 27 min.
Description: The Seneca materials in the William Fenton audio collection are located in Series 1, 3, 5-7, and 11 of the finding aid. Most pertain to songs and ceremonies at Allegany, Tonawanda, and Grand River. Other noteworthy material includes an interview with Chauncey Johnny John on Seneca place names on the Allegheny River in Series 6. Recordings relating to ceremonial matters may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity considerations.
Collection: William Fenton audio collection (Mss.Rec.138)