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Contributor: Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn | Chafe, Wallace L. | Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941- | Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969 | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Michelson, Karin | Pirie, M. C. | Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967 | Cooper, Leroy | Gillespie, John W. | Young, Norman | Curry, Ed | Dowdy, Herb | Jones, Albert
Subject: Folklore | Ethnography | Linguistics | Archaeology | Art | Psychology | Kinship | Cosmology | Rites and ceremonies | Music
Genre: Vocabularies | Notes | Notebooks | Grammars | Dictionaries | Newspaper clippings | Vocabularies | Songs | Stories
Description: The Seneca materials in the Lounsbury Papers include his extensive work on kinship. Linguistic materials in Series II include work done by Karin Michelson, Morris Swadesh, and Wallace Chafe. Recordings in Series VII include songs from the Cold Spring Longhouse on the Allegany Indian reservation (NY). There are a large number of unidentified songs.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)
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
Extent: 13 hr., 27 min.
Description: The Seneca materials in William Fenton's "Indian Language Field Recordings" 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: Indian Language Field Recordings (Mss.Rec.138)
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Contributor: Cusick, Chief | Dowdy, Herb | Jimerson, Avery | Jimerson, Walter | Redeye, Clara | Snyderman, George S., 1908-2000 | Sprague, Lorne | Sprague, Raymond
Extent: 4 sound tape reels (4 hr., 16 min.)
Description: Seneca dance songs recorded at Allegany territory and at Six Nations of the Grand River. Also includes a story, personal narratives, and interview discussions about sickness, medicine, witchcraft, and related Seneca ceremonies and customs. Portions of the recording collection pertaining to ceremonial matters are designated as culturally sensitive or potentially culturally sensitive and are restricted.
Collection: Seneca songs and stories (Mss.Rec.139)