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Date: 1834-1888; 1938-1978
Contributor: Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808 | Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969 | Skye, Howard | Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892 | Richards, Cara Elizabeth, 1927- | Woodbury, Hanni | Einhorn, Arthur (Skaroniate) | Kenohenyo, Nora Carrier | Lukoff, Fred | Thomas, George | Blau, Harold, 1935- | Foster, Michael K.
Description: The Onondaga materials in the Lounsbury collection include a French-Onondaga from 1860 in Series II. There are numerous audio recordings including that of a Condolence Ceremony and the Feast of the White Dog (Guy-wee-oo) in Series VII. The correspondence, in Series I, includes a recording in Onondaga of Handsome Lake's code by Harold Blau, William Fenton's work with Howard Sky on the Goldenweiser version of the Deanawidah epic in Onondaga, Michael Foster's description of collecting versions of the Thanksgiving Address in Onondaga, Cara Richards Onondaga recordings.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1891-1901, 1908, 1936-1949, 1951-1952, 1968-1971, 1986, 1992, 1995
Contributor: Bradley, James W. | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch | Skye, Howard | Skye, Hubert | Skye, James | Skye, Mabel | Van Every, George | Woodbury, Hanni
Subject: Kinship | Linguistics | New York (State)--History | Ontario--History | Politics and government | Rites and ceremonies | Social life and customs
Extent: .5 linear feet
Description: The Onondaga materials in the Fenton papers include multiple correspondents in Series I, such as Onondaga Nation, Howard Skye, and James Skye. In Series III, see ""Concerning the League: a motif analysis of the Gibson-Goldenweiser version of the Deganawidah Epic," "The Funeral of Tadodaho: Onondaga of Today," and "Sir William Johnson Carries the Ritual of Condolence over the Path to Onondaga, 1756." In Series IV, see articles by Bradley, Kurath, and Woodbury. Series VI includes "Onondaga Longhouse Food Spirit Festival." Series VIII-A, Series VIII-B, and Series VIII-F, include several folders of Onondaga-related materials. Some of these materials are restricted due to cultural sensitivity concerns.
Collection: William N. Fenton papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.20)