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The Resource Washington Matthews : studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894, edited by Katherine Spencer Halpern and Susan Brown McGreevy

Washington Matthews : studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894, edited by Katherine Spencer Halpern and Susan Brown McGreevy

Label
Washington Matthews : studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894
Title
Washington Matthews
Title remainder
studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894
Statement of responsibility
edited by Katherine Spencer Halpern and Susan Brown McGreevy
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.8972
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.N3
LC item number
W285 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Washington Matthews : studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894, edited by Katherine Spencer Halpern and Susan Brown McGreevy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in cooperation with the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian."
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (265-276) and index
  • "Washington Matthews' bibliography": pages 255-261
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Garrick Bailey -- Washington Matthews: army surgeon and field anthropologist in the American West, 1843-1905 / Katherine Spencer Halpern -- Matthews' studies of Navajo arts / Susan Brown McGreevy -- Washington Matthews' contributions to the study of Navajo ceremonialism and mythology / Charlotte J. Frisbie -- Washington Matthews and Navajo music / David P. McAllester -- Matthews and the discovery of Navajo drypaintings / Nancy J. Parezo -- Some observations on the ethical integrity of Washington Matthews in Navajo research / James C. Faris -- Washington Matthews' folklore studies / Katherine Spencer Halpern -- Washington Matthews writes a ballad: the anthropologist as poet and literary scholar / Paul G. Zolbrod -- Afterword / Gloria Emerson -- Selections from the papers of Washington Matthews -- List of Navajo healing dances -- Correspondence with Powell and Cushing concerning the discovery of drypaintings, October and November 1884 -- Transcriptions of Matthews' handwritten correspondence with Goddard about his proposed trip to Navajo country -- The suppressed part of the mountain chant (1892c) -- Inventory of Matthews' wax cylinder song recordings -- The Navaho myth of the origin of the Utes -- Bathelmess' account of a night chant -- Natural naturalists -- Paper on the clan -- A night with the Navajos -- Mythic dry-paintings of the Navajos -- Some illustrations of the connection between myth and ceremony -- Some sacred objects of the Navajo rites -- A Navajo initiation -- Washington Matthews' bibliography
Control code
36824718
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 279 pages
Isbn
9780826316318
Lccn
97013901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Items laid in: 1 journal clipping; 1 copied journal article (in 3 parts). Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)36824718
Label
Washington Matthews : studies of Navajo culture, 1880-1894, edited by Katherine Spencer Halpern and Susan Brown McGreevy
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in cooperation with the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian."
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (265-276) and index
  • "Washington Matthews' bibliography": pages 255-261
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Garrick Bailey -- Washington Matthews: army surgeon and field anthropologist in the American West, 1843-1905 / Katherine Spencer Halpern -- Matthews' studies of Navajo arts / Susan Brown McGreevy -- Washington Matthews' contributions to the study of Navajo ceremonialism and mythology / Charlotte J. Frisbie -- Washington Matthews and Navajo music / David P. McAllester -- Matthews and the discovery of Navajo drypaintings / Nancy J. Parezo -- Some observations on the ethical integrity of Washington Matthews in Navajo research / James C. Faris -- Washington Matthews' folklore studies / Katherine Spencer Halpern -- Washington Matthews writes a ballad: the anthropologist as poet and literary scholar / Paul G. Zolbrod -- Afterword / Gloria Emerson -- Selections from the papers of Washington Matthews -- List of Navajo healing dances -- Correspondence with Powell and Cushing concerning the discovery of drypaintings, October and November 1884 -- Transcriptions of Matthews' handwritten correspondence with Goddard about his proposed trip to Navajo country -- The suppressed part of the mountain chant (1892c) -- Inventory of Matthews' wax cylinder song recordings -- The Navaho myth of the origin of the Utes -- Bathelmess' account of a night chant -- Natural naturalists -- Paper on the clan -- A night with the Navajos -- Mythic dry-paintings of the Navajos -- Some illustrations of the connection between myth and ceremony -- Some sacred objects of the Navajo rites -- A Navajo initiation -- Washington Matthews' bibliography
Control code
36824718
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 279 pages
Isbn
9780826316318
Lccn
97013901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Items laid in: 1 journal clipping; 1 copied journal article (in 3 parts). Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)36824718

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