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Acoma
Language(s): English | Keres, Western
Date: 1915-1917, 1932-1941
Extent: 2 notebooks, 1 photograph, 1500 loose pages,
Description: The Acoma materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of 1 photograph in item No. 26 of Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." and "No. 64. Acoma material"; and in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes" there are 2 Acoma field notebooks. Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Akimel O'odham
Alternate forms: Pima
Language(s): English | Tohono O'odham
Date: 1926
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 1 notebook
Description: The Akimel O'odham materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of 1 "Pima" notebook found in The Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes." Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Language(s): English | French | Haitian
Date: 1910s-1920s
Type:Text
Extent: 2 linear feet
Description: The Caribbean materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist predominantly of Afro-Caribbean folklore-related materials found in her field notebooks, and notes and works derived from them. See especially Subcollection I, Series II, for materials described especially as "Antilles" and Subcollection II, Series IV for notebooks from additional Caribbean nations, territories, and islands. Places noted in the source materials include Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Ricl, St. Croix, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, and Trinidad. Additional relevant materials may be located in other series.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Hopi
Language(s): English | Hopi
Date: 1883-1892, 1920-1924, 1929-1932, 1936, 1938-1940
Extent: 24 notebooks, 300+ pages
Description: The Hopi materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of a large amount of material found in several different section of the collection. In Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc.", item 18 includes the notebooks of Alexander Stephen from 1885-1892; item 51 includes a significant number of photographs from Hopi communities from the period of 1918-1926; and items 46 and 61 also contain briefer manuscript materials relating to Hopi ceremonies. In Subcollection II, Series I, "Professional Correspondence", a number of Correspondences pertain to Hopi matters, particularly Parsons' correspondence with Franz Boas, Ruth Bunzel, Frederick Dellenbaugh, C. Daryll Forde, Robert H. Lowie, Leslie White, and Benjamin Whorf. In Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts", there are proofs and drafts related to Parsons' publication of Alexander Stephen's "Hopi Journal." In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes" there is a large number of Parsons' field notebooks from multiple visits to different Hopi communities. Some portion of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Isleta | Tewa
Language(s): English | Tiwa, Southern
Date: 1920, 1925-1927, 1936-1941
Extent: 11 notebooks, 338 loose pages, 2 photographs
Description: The Isleta materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of numerous materials found in multiple sections of the finding aid for the collection, including Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." and Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes." The majority of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in some correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Jemez
Language(s): English | Jemez
Date: 1910s, 1921-1922
Type:Text
Extent: 10 photographs, 5 notebooks
Description: The Jemez materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of photographs in "No. 32. Tewa and Jemez pictures, printed and original," found in Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc.," and 4 notebooks in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes." Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Kiowa
Alternate forms: Kaiowa
Language(s): English | Kiowa
Date: 1927
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 3 notebooks
Description: The Kiowa materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of 3 "Kaiowa" notebooks found in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes." Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Laguna
Language(s): English | Keres, Western
Date: 1917-1920, 1926
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 11 notebooks, 3 loose pages
Description: The Laguna materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of a draft manuscript of a "Laguna emergence myth," found in Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." under item 61, which contains draft versions from her "Pueblo Indian Religion" book. In Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts", see the "In the Southwest" manuscript, which contains "Folder #9. "Laguna Lodging Houses," In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes," there are numerous field notebooks labelled "Laguna," as well as some Laguna information in "Zuni - Notes by Alfred L. Kroeber" and "Zuni and Laguna Songs - Notes." Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Mi'kmaq
Alternate forms: Micmac
Language(s): English
Date: 1923 and undated
Extent: 10 notebooks; 1 photograph
Description: The Mi'kmaq materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist primarily of field notebooks and related notes from Nova Scotia recorded in 1923. These are found in Subcollection II, Series IV, under "Nova Scotia." There are 10 field notebooks. Some of the earlier notebooks pertain not to Mi'kmaq people but to people of Gaelic and African descent who settled there. There may be portions of these notebooks that contain Mi'kmaq information. The later notebooks pertain to Mi'kmaq people from places including Mniku (Chapel Island), including one, Notebook 8, was written by a Mi'kmaw man named Peter Paul. There is also 1 photograph labelled "Sanlamuli, Chief of Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island," found in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Photographs and Scrapbooks."
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Nambe
Language(s): English | Tewa
Date: 1926
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 1 notebook
Description: The Nambe materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of 1 field notebook found in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes." Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity or privacy concerns. Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)