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oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10389

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Title:Zapotec materials, Elsie Clews Parsons papers
Contributor:Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945
Merrill, E. D.
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Redfield, Robert
Date:1929-1935
Description: The Zapotec materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of materials in multiple sections of the finding aid. In Subcollection I, Series I, "Correspondence," see "Mitla, Town of Souls" and Parsons' "Letters in re. Mitla, Town of the Souls." In Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc." the final notebook in "No. 11 Taos notebooks" is predominantly in Spanish and concerns fieldwork in Oaxaca among the Zapotec and other groups. Item "No. 19. Mitla journals" contains notebooks from Oaxaca, primarily concerning Zapotec matters. Item "No. 28. Mitla songs and photographs (Oaxaca region)" includes 14 songs, 183 photos, ca. 100 negatives of Oaxaca; 3 drawings and an article on Zapotec words; letter from E. D. Merrill to Franz Boas, May 13, 1930. Item "No. 53" contains a Zapotec-related newspaper clipping. In Subcollection II, Series I, "Professional Correspondence," see correspondence with Robert Redfield. In Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts", see "Addresses - [On Mitla, Oaxaca]," "Mitla: Town of Souls - Correspondence," "Survivals of Indian Culture among Zapoteca-Speaking Mexicans," and "Zapoteca Serpents." In Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes" see "Mexico - Notes" from 1931. Additional relevant material may appear in other notebooks labelled "Mexico" or in other correspondence.
Extent:6 notebooks, 183 photographs, 100+ negatives, 3 drawings
Identifier:https://indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org/entry/10389
Language:Mitla Zapotec
Spanish
English
Language (ISO639):zaw
spa
eng
Spatial Coverage:San Pablo Villa de Mitla
Subject:Zapotec
Folklore
Linguistics
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)--History
Religion
Rites and ceremonies
Social life and customs
Type:Correspondence
Drafts
Essays
Lectures
Negatives
Photographs
Reviews
Type (DCMI):StillImage
Text
Type (OLAC):primary_text

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Archive:  Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society
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DateStamp:  2020-03-02
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Citation: Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945; Merrill, E. D.; Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941; Redfield, Robert. 1929-1935. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society.
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