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Frank G. Speck (1881-1950) Papers

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SERIES I. Research Material
A. Tribes
BoxFolderContentsDates
1. Algonquian General
11[New England] Mapsundated [circa 1919]
2[New England] Correspondence1925
3[New England] Notes and sourcesundated
9Vol. 1[Connecticut and New York] Photo album, "Mohegan, Niantic (Nehantic) and Connecticut Tribes and Long Island"undated [circa 1920]
13a[General] Notes on language and birch bark basketsundated
2. Algonquin
14Notebookundated [circa 1927]
5"Algonquin Maniwaki P.Q. Notes and Story"1927-1938
6Notes and sources1929-1938
7Photographs/negativesundated [circa 1943]
3. Cayuga
18Notebook [includes notes on Delaware, Seneca]undated [circa 1931]
9Correspondence1949
10Notes and sourcesundated
11Photographs/negativesundated [circa 1937-1945]
4. Innu (Montagnais-Naskapi)
112Notebooks (2)undated [circa 1919-1931]
13"Naskapi; Barren Ground and Ungava painted garment series"1927-1931
14"Naskapi (Ungava and Barren Ground) Food caches; Sketches by R.B. Hassrick; Unpublished"1942
15Notes and sourcesundated
16"Notes for Text of Naskapi Art"undated
17"Linguistic Data"undated
21Photographs, drawings and ephemeraundated
2"Painted designs in Leather Garments and Equipment; Naskapi Coastal Province; Natasquan"undated
10Vol. 1Photo album, "Montagnais-Naskapi; Lake St. John; Seven Islands; Moisie, etc."undated [circa 1924]
89Extra photographs from album, "Montagnais-Naskapi; Lake St. John; Seven Islands; Moisie, etc."undated [circa 1924]
11Vol. 1Photo album, "Eskimo Point; Pointe aux Esquimaux (North Shore, Que)" [Arviat, Nunavut; Photographs likely taken by Richard White, Jr. Possibly also includes Inuit (?)]undated
5. Iroquois General
23Notesundated
4Photographs1938
12Vol. 1Photo album, "Iroquois, Six Nations. Ont. Portraits and Activities" [RESTRICTED: Culturally sensitive material]undated [circa 1925-1936]
Vol. 2Photo album "Iroquois, Long Houses of the Six Nations; Ohsweken, Ont. Canada"undated [circa 1924-1938]
6. Lenape/Delaware General
25Notes and excerptsundated
6.1. Lenape/Delaware (Oklahoma)
26"Note on Delaware Ethnology, Games, Migration Tale, Linguistic Notes"undated [circa 1924]
7"Delaware Funeral Rites, Consanguinity of Tribes, Nanticoke Skeleton Dance, Clan Divisions, Doll Dance"undated [circa 1928-1949]
8"Okla. Delaware Notes"undated [circa 1929]
9"Delaware Personal Names, Oklahoma, War Eagle"undated [circa 1932]
10Correspondence, General1929-1939
11Correspondence, War Eagle1929-1948
12Correspondence, Fred Washington1929-1949
6.2. Lenape/Delaware (Six Nations)
213Notebooks (3) [includes notes on Oneida, Cayuga]undated [circa 1931-1936]
14"Delaware Long House Rite"undated [circa 1935-1942]
14aNotes, sources and informant contact list [includes a number of contacts from Six Nations tribes]undated [circa 1944]
15Notes and sources on bears [includes Seneca]undated
16Correspondence, Jesse Moses1935-1946
17Correspondence, Nick Peters1938
18Photographs/negatives [images from/by E.S. Dodge]1945
7. Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
31Notes and correspondence1916
2"Manuscript Diary of Malti Pictou" and "Examples of Micmac Ideograms"undated
11Vol. 2Photo album [Unlabeled, but possibly Mi'kmaq/Innu from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland; includes photographs taken by Frederic Johnson]undated [circa 1914, 1916]
8. Penobscot
33Note and citationundated
4Photographs/negatives [includes Maliseet]undated [circa 1936]
9. Powhatan
35Correspondence1945-1946
6Photographs/negativesundated
10. Seneca
37General note, and notes on religious ceremoniesundated [circa 1949]
8Photographs/negativesundated [circa 1941]
11. Wampanoag/Mashpee Wampanoag
39Notes and sourcesundated [circa 1920-1947]
10Photographs/negatives and ephemeraundated [circa 1936-1948]
9Vol. 2Photo album, "Wampanoag Indians; Mass. Mashpee; Herring Pond; Fall River; Yarmouth (Nauset)"undated [circa 1920]
10Vol. 2Photo album, "Wampanoag Indians; Mass. Gay Head; 1928-9-31"undated [circa 1928-1936]
12. Other Tribes
311Abenaki, Noteundated
12Cherokee, Printed excerpts and notes [includes note on Cherokee, Cayuga, Tutelo songs]undated
13Choctaw, Correspondence1941
9Vol. 3Huron-Wendat, Photo album, "Huron-Wyandot (Barbeau) [images from/by Marius Barbeau]undated
314Mahican-Tuscarora, Photographundated [circa 1938]
15Mohawk, Note and correspondenceundated [circa 1949]
16Nanticoke, Correspondence and sourcesundated [circa 1947]
17Nipmuc (Nipmuck), Photographs/negatives1938
18Ojibwa, Excerpt and map/brochure of Lake of the Woodsundated
19Oneida, Photographs/negativesundated [circa 1938]
20Scaghticoke (Scatticook), Map, notes, and sourcesundated [circa 1946]
21Shinnecock, Photographs, drawings, and correspondence1945
22Tunica, Photographs/negatives1940
23Tutelo [Six Nations], Correspondence1939
24Wabanaki General – Map [Maliseet(?)]undated
B. Other Research Material
BoxFolderContentsDates
325"Notes on Collections in Other Museums" [likely written by Marius Barbeau]undated [circa 1911-1948]
41"Notes on Collections in European Museums" [likely written by Marius Barbeau]1931
2Natural History – Generalundated [circa 1933-1937]
3Natural History – Guidebooks (2) on birds of the Northeast1910, 1911
4General art research1932-1937
5Material on mammoth and Native legendsundated [circa 1934]
6Research on the study of eugenicsundated
7Miscellaneous photographs/negativesundated
8Note on British Ruleundated
Series II. Writings and Publications
A. Published Manuscripts
BoxFolderContentsDates
1. Midwinter Rites of the Cayuga Longhouse
49Forward/Introductionundated [circa 1949]
10Chapter II. [RESTRICTED: Culturally sensitive material]undated [circa 1949]
11Chapter IIIundated [circa 1949]
12Chapter IVundated [circa 1949]
13Chapter Vundated [circa 1949]
14Chapter VIundated [circa 1949]
15Chapter VIIundated [circa 1949]
16Chapter VIIIundated [circa 1949]
17Chapter IXundated [circa 1949]
18Chapter Xundated [circa 1949]
51Chapter XIundated [circa 1949]
2Chapter XIIundated [circa 1949]
3Chapter XIIIundated [circa 1949]
4Appendix Iundated [circa 1949]
2. Other Published Manuscripts
55The Celestial Bear Comes Down to Earth, Brief citations and book review1945
6Ethno-ornithology of the Canadian Delawares: Bird Nomenclature and Song Interpretation1946
7Oklahoma Delaware Ceremonies, Feasts and Dances, Excerptsundated [circa 1937]
8Cudgelling Rabbits: An Old Nanticoke Hunting Tradition and Its Significanceundated [circa 1946]
9How the Dew Eagle Society of the Allegany Seneca Cured Gahe'hdagowaundated [circa 1949]
B. Unpublished Manuscripts
BoxFolderContentsDates
1. Art and Art Ways of the Naskapi Indian [F.G. Speck and E.S. Dodge]
510"General"undated
11"Acknowledgements and Contents"undated
12"Preface and Introduction"undated
13"1st Draft - Some parts in Chapter 3 for Chapter 5"undated
14"Original copy"undated
15"E.S.D. Work Copy"undated
16"F.G.S. Work Copy"undated
61"Symmetry and Analysis (Chapter IV)"undated
2"Symbolism and Appreciation (Chapter V)"undated
3"Chapter VI"undated
4"Marginal Areas (Chapter VII)"undated
5"Summary and Conclusions (Chapter VIII)"undated
6"Bibliography"undated
2. Naskapi Art [A.P. Webber, F.G. Speck and E.S. Dodge]
67Contents and Acknowledgementsundated
8Chapter I: Introductionundated
9Chapter I: Methodologyundated
10Chapter I: The Place of Decoration in the Religious Systemundated
11Chapter I: Classification, Description and Interpretation of Objects and Designsundated
12Chapter I: The Techniques Used in Decorationundated
13Chapter II: Theories of Origin, Development and Distribution of Designs in Northeast of North Americanundated
14Chapter III: Design Forms in Native Art Areas Marginal and Adjacent to Montagnais-Naskapiundated
15Chapter IV: Resume and Concluding Observationsundated
16Design Index Aundated
17Design Index Bundated
18Bibliographyundated
3.Crossbow
71Images, photographs and ephemeraundated [circa 1941]
2Correspondence1941-1945
3Research materials and notesundated [circa 1942-1943]
4Excerpts and draftsundated
4. Other Unpublished Manuscripts
75Encyclopedia Arctica: Montagnais-Naskapi1947
6Red Laughter1949-1950
7Ancient Delaware (Munsee-Mahican) Drumundated
8Iroquois and Wabanaki Culture Relationshipsundated
9Wabanakia / Wabanaki Sagaundated
C. Lecture Notes and Materials
BoxFolderContentsDates
710Notes and materialsundated [circa 1936]
D. Publications
BoxFolderContentsDates
81Printed publications1923-1948
SERIES III. Personal
A. Professional Correspondence
BoxFolderContentsDates
82General1921-1949
3Richard White, Jr.1926-1949
4Tappan Adney1942-1947
B. Accounts
BoxFolderContentsDates
85Accounts material1929-1946
6Account book and ledger [2 vols]1908-1949
C. Other
BoxFolderContentsDates
87Miscellaneous newspaper clippingsundated [circa 1918-1925]
8Brochures and other pamphletsundated
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