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Contributor: Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Subject: Archaeology | Art | Dance | Education | Museums | Travel | Oaxaca (Mexico : State)--History | Arizona--History | New Mexico--History | Ohio--History
Extent: 19 items
Description: Narratives of travels and adventures, 1881-1864, 1881-1916, in the Far West, Southwest, Northwest, northern Mexico, as well as Ohio, New York, and Europe, apparently written from memory about 1916. Mentions hostilities of Pawnee and Apache, describing an Indian attack. Visits Pima Indians, Navajo reservation; sees Taos Indian dance. Observes Mitla ruins; visits Sacaton Pima reservation; visits California Indian schools. Describes music for Indians at mission; visits Ohio mounds; comments on Northwest Art; statues of Indian heroes in Northwest. Two letters relate to Ayer and the Field Museum. See especially #1, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 19.
Collection: Reminiscences of the Far West, and other trips (Mss.B.Ay2)
Extent: 142 pages
Description: The Taos materials in the ACLS collection consists of two items in the "Taos" section of the finding aid. One is set of "Taos texts and gramamtical notes" containing four letters with literal and free translations and grammatical notes, plus 6 texts, most with free translations and notes, plus notes on orthography. There is also a "Sketch of the Taos language" concerning morphology and semasiology, plus three letters from literate informant, all with interlinear and free translation and notes.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Date: 1922-1930, 1937
Contributor: Luhan, Mabel Dodge | Douglas, Frederic H. (Frederic Huntington), 1897-1956 | Johnson, Melville | Luhan, Mabel Dodge | Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Extent: 23 notebooks, 70+ photographs
Description: The Taos materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of materials found in multiple sections of the finding aid. In Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc.", see items 7, 8, 9, and 11, which contain numerous field notebooks, item 27, which contains some photographs, and item 54, which contains corresondence and photographs on Taos dance. In Subcollection II, Series I, "Professional Correspondence," see Melville Johnson's "Taos the Brilliant," and Mabel Dodge Luhan correspondence. In Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts", see "In the Southwest," "Taos Pueblo." In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes," see "Taos - Notes." In Subcollection II, Series VIII, "Photographs and Scrapbooks," see Taos prints. 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)
Subject: Music | New Mexico--History | Politics and government | Powwows | Rites and ceremonies | Social life and customs
Extent: 28 min. : DIGITIZED
Description: The Taos materials in William Fenton's "Indian Language Field Recordings" collection are located in "Series 10: Indian Summer School Dance Program." They consist of Fenton's notes on an interview with Henry Hughes, a conversation titled "Taos community work," and 4 publicly performed dances (War Dance, Horse Tail Dance, Hoop Dance, and Circle Dance.) (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Indian Language Field Recordings (Mss.Rec.138)
Date: 1970, 1992-1994
Contributor: Trager, Felicia Harben | Trager, George L. (George Leonard), 1906-1992 | Znamenski, Andrei A.
Extent: 21 pages
Description: The Taos materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Trager and Znamenski.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Date: 1948-1950, 1981-1982
Contributor: Brandt, Elizabeth A. | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Stewart, Omer C.
Extent: 4 folders
Description: The Taos materials in the Fenton papers consist of 4 items. In Series III, see Fenton's "Report on the Status of Tribal Government in Three Tribal Cultures: Taos, Klamath, and Blackfeet" which consists of two drafts of Fenton's report on Taos tribal governance. Series IV contains to papers on Taos by Elizabeth A. Brandt and Omer C. Stewart. Series V contains Fenton's field notes that informed his study of Taos governance and culture. Additional material may potentially exist among correspondence in Series I.
Collection: William N. Fenton papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.20)
Date: circa 1938-1970
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Ornstein-Galicia, Jacob, 1915- | Trager, George L. (George Leonard), 1906-1992 | Tschopik, Harry, 1915-1956
Extent: 5 folders
Description: Four items relating to the Tiwa languages and the Tiwa-speaking pueblos of Taos, Picuris, and Santa Clara have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection II. Materials include correspondence with Jacob Ornstein (regarding Tiwa, Isleta [Southern Tiwa], and other Southwest languages) and George L. Trager (regarding "current trends" in Southwestern fieldwork, particularly people working on Tanoan, Picuris [Tiwa, Northern], Zuni, and Taos [Tiwa, Northern]) in Series I. Correspondence; Tiwa (Taos) [Tiwa, Northern] material in Series II. Research Notes, Subseries VII. Kiowa-Tanoan; and three Taos stories ("Echo Boy," "An Apache Boy Takes a Redhead Scalp," and "Horned Toad Goes Deer Hunting") in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II: American Indian Tales for Children. Tiwa and other Tanoan languages are also represented on Harry Tschopik's map of "Indian Languages in New Mexico, A.D. 1600" (1938) in Subseries V: American Indian Languages. This item has been digitized and is available through the APS's Digital Library.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)