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Finding Aid to the Leslie Spier Papers, 1924-1961
BANC MSS 79/7 c  
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Correspondence.

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Letters written by Spier. 1924-1961

Content/Description

Mainly carbon copies, relating to his work on the Klamath Indians and their music and to his research on cradles. (One folder)
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Letters written to Spier.

Content/Description

Contain descriptions of Indian cradles in various museums. Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent. A list of correspondents is appended at the end of the report.
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Obituaries for Spier.

 

Subject files - mainly field notebooks and notes, all relating to American Indians.

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Comparative notes A-Z.

Content/Description

These are arranged by subject, containing comparative data for various tribes. (6 folders)
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Cradles.

Content/Description

Notes, text and illustrations. (6 folders)
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Kalispel. 1923

Content/Description

Field notebook, 1923. Also includes notes for Wishram, 1924.
 

Klamath.

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Field notebooks. 7 v. 1925-1926

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Field notebooks. 2 v. 1935

Content/Description

Some Modoc material in the first 1935 notebook
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Notes - miscellaneous.

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Shamans.

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Songs (Include paper by Bruno Nettl).

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Tales: abstracts, copies of tales collected by Alfred Samuel Gatschet, texts for tales collected in (5 folders). 1925-1926, 1935

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Nisqualli: Field notebooks. 1922

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Paiutes: 2 printed works by Omer C. Stewart, annotated by Spier.

 

Plains Indians.

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Field notebooks on Parfleche decorative designs. 3 v. 1923

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Maps of the area inhabited by the Plains Indians. Mainly photocopies. Some annotated by Spier to show linguistic families, population distribution, etc.

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Bibliographical material.

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Examination questions.

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Notes.

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Shoshoni.

Content/Description

Printed work by Julian H. Steward, annotated by Spier
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Utes.

Content/Description

Paper and notes by Harold L. Amoss
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Weaving: Notes.

 

Weaving - Salish (2 folders).

box 2

Paper by M. A. Davis with annotations by Spier; notes by Miss Davis.

box 2

Miscellany.

cardfile 3-4

Comparative notes on tales.