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American Indian Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-314-BC
Abstract The American Indian Oral History collection contains recorded interviews with and about Native Americans. There were 904 recordings collected by the University of New Mexico between 1967-1972. The bulk of the interviews contain oral traditions and recollections from Navajos and Pueblos. Transcripts are available for most of the recordings.
Dates: 1967-1973

Antonio Garcia Collection of Native American Music of New Mexico and Mexico

Identifier: MU-12
Abstract This collection of sound recordings was donated to the John Donald Robb Archive of Southwestern Music by Antonio Garcia. The music is mainly from San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, with a few songs of the Huichol of Mexico. In addition, several songs are from the Iroquois and one is from the Ojibwa or Chippewa Tribe.
Dates: ca. 1941-1965; Majority of material found within 1960-65

Donald L. Roberts Collection of Music of the Southwest and Mexico

Identifier: MU-14
Abstract The collection contains recordings of Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo songs, as well as a few Apache, Ute, and Kiowa songs. A major part deals with the history and use of sand paintings, native medicine and star beliefs. There are also Matachines dances, a Los Pastores program and a concert of songs performed by the University of Chihuahua Folkloric group. The collection includes detailed explanations of the selections.
Dates: 1964-1968

Donald P. Jewell Maidu-Concow Indian Oral History Collection

Identifier: MU-21
Abstract This collection consists of 51 CDs containing oral interviews with Frank Day, Bryan Beavers and Leland Scott, members of the Maidu-Concow tribe.
Dates: 1963-1966

Edith Murphy Collection of Pomo and Yuki Recordings

Identifier: MU-11
Abstract This collection of sound recordings was re-recorded in 1965 from a collection at the Mendocino County Schools, California. It contains Indian songs sung by Leland Fullwider, Chief Mitoma of the Little Lake Pomo tribe, and other items such as a discussion of acorn soup and pinole foodstuff.
Dates: 1965

Florence Hawley Ellis and Donovan Senter Collection of Hispanic, Isleta, and Laguna Songs

Identifier: MU-8
Abstract These recordings contain Hispanic folk music and songs of the Isleta and Laguna Pueblos.
Dates: 1940-1949

Indian Music of the Southwest and Mexico Collection

Identifier: MU-4
Abstract This collection of sound recordings was donated to the John Donald Robb Archive of Southwestern Music by the Music Department of the University of New Mexico. It consisted of three reels of pre-1963 commercial recordings of Native American music from Mexico and the Southwestern United States, which have been reformatted to CD.
Dates: [193?]-1963

Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Association Sound Recordings of the 44th Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial

Identifier: MU-6
Scope and Content This collection contains 36 sound tapes of ceremonial dances recorded in the field during the 44th Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, held in Gallup, N.M., August 12-15, 1965. The tapes contain music from Native American peoples from Mexico and across the United States, including the Southwest, Plains, Pacific Coast and Southeast. Twenty eight tribes are represented in the collection which has been arranged alphabetically by tribe. Also on the tapes there are descriptions of the types of dances...
Dates: August 12-15, 1965

John Duncan Collection of California Maidu Oral Histories and Music and Plains Indian Music

Identifier: MU-17
Abstract This collection contains interviews with several California Maidu informants and songs and stories. There are also songs from the Sioux, Paiute and Shoshone tribes.
Dates: 1960-1965

Joseph Frank Tondre and the Tondre Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-510-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of the materials from three aspects of Tondre's life, political career, business and personal life. They include correspondence, office records, clippings, business records, financial records and diaries. Sheriff's records contain subpoenas, criminal investigation files and correspondence with other law enforcement officers. Warden's records consist of rules and regulations of penitentiary, statistical reports and correspondence with related organizations. Most of the...
Dates: 1858-1994

Margaret Hindes Collection of Native American Music of the Western Mono Indians of California and the Sioux of South Dakota

Identifier: MU-18
Abstract This is a collection of Native American songs and a story from the Western Mono of California. Also included are songs from the Sioux tribe of South Dakota.
Dates: 1961-1967

Native and Spanish Folklore Music

Identifier: MSS-1071-BC
Scope and Content 15 vinyl records with speeds of either 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm. Recordings have been digitized. Six records have a record cover.
Dates: 1960s

Odd S. Halseth Collection of Native American Social Songs and Interviews

Identifier: MU-22
Abstract This collection consists of 278 sound recordings made in 1950 and 1965. It contains social songs, dances, violin and vocal presentations, oral history interviews and commentaries about Native American customs, social life, ceremonies and rituals.
Dates: 1950-1965

Paul Tosa Collection of Jemez Pueblo Music

Identifier: MSS-861-BC
Abstract The collection contains Native American music from Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico. The songs were recorded in the early 1970s by Paul Tosa of Jemez Pueblo. Included are traditional Jemez Pueblo Buffalo, Deer, Corn, Bow and Arrow and Harvest Dance songs.
Dates: circa 1970-1975

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