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Densmore, Frances 1867-1957

Overview
Works: 380 works in 1,020 publications in 3 languages and 22,403 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs and collections  Catalogs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Collector, Composer, Performer
Classifications: ML3557, 784.751
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Most widely held works by Frances Densmore
American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore ( Book )
41 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using information obtained between 1907 and 1925 from members of the Chippewa tribe, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the United States National Museum, the book describes various Chippewa customs. Information, collected on six reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin and the Manitou Rapids Reserve in Ontario, Canada, is provided concerning the tribe's name; totemic system; phonetics; dwellings; clothing; treatment of the face; hair care and arrangement; food; health measures; care, naming, government, pastimes, and playthings of children; puberty; courtship and marriage; death, burial, and mourning; significance of dreams; Midewiwin; stories and legends; music; dances; charms; games; the industrial year; chiefs; right of revenge; war customs; transportation; methods of measuring time, distance, and quantity; exchange of commodities within the tribe; payment of annuity; traders and trading posts; making and using fire; pipes; bows and arrows; snowshoes; making of pitch; torches; canoes; twine; fish nets; weaving mats, bags, bands, blankets of rabbit skin, and head ornament of moose hair; netting of belts; basketry; pottery; dyes; tanning; glue; musical instruments (drum, rattle, flute, clapper); articles made of stone, bone, and wood; applique work; memory devices; picture writing; decorative arts; and beadwork. Portraits, black and white illustrations, and reminiscences of the informants are provided throughout the book. (NQA)"--from microfiche cat records
How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine, and crafts by Frances Densmore ( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology. Ethnologist with the Smithsonian Institution offers a wealth of material on nearly 200 plants used by Chippewas of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses
Chippewa music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
38 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected from Chippewa Indians in northern Minnesota
Teton Sioux music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
34 editions published between 1913 and 2006 in English and Dakota and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains tabulated analyses of 600 songs, comprising the Chippewa songs previously published as well as the songs of the Teton Sioux
The American Indians and their music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
29 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seminole music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
23 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 243 Seminole songs, including the songs of 28 social dances, songs for success in hunting and in the ball game, songs used in the treatment of the sick, and songs connected with legends. Specimens include a woman's costume and three canoe models showing the types of canoes used by the Seminole
Pawnee music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
27 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Research conducted among members of the Skidi and Chaui Bands near Pawnee, Okla. in 1919, 1920. Portions of two ceremonies were witnessed: Morning Star and the Painting of the Buffalo Skull. Ceremonial gatherings included hand games and dances in honor of Pawnee soldiers upon their return from the recent war
Papago music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
27 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents songs of the Papago ; a gentle, agricultural tribe living in Sonora, Mexico, and southern Arizona
Yuman and Yaqui music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
25 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the songs of a group of tribes living along the Colorado River and in northwestern Mexico, incorporating their river culture
Northern Ute music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
26 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti, and Zuñi Pueblos by Frances Densmore ( Book )
23 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menominee music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The material comprised in this paper was collected among the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin in 1925, 1928, and 1929, the recording of songs being done at Keshena, Neopit, and Zoar"--P. v
Nootka and Quileute music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2000 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This material was collected at Neah Bay, Wash., on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, near Cape Flattery, during the summers of 1923 and 1926"--P. v
Mandan and Hidatsa music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
21 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of the Chippewa by John Bierhorst ( )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook of the collection of musical instruments in the United States National Museum by Frances Densmore ( Book )
20 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of musical instruments in the United States National Museum, in its history and development, is closely associated with two interesting personalities: Dr. G. Brown Goode and Edwin H. Hawley. The work gives descriptions and a bit of history of various types of instruments and provides illustrated plates
Choctaw music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
22 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reprint of the 1943 edition, which was issued as Anthropological paper 28 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, p. 101-188 of its Bulletin 136
Music of the Indians of British Columbia by Frances Densmore ( Book )
16 editions published between 1943 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheyenne and Arapaho music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Densmore, Frances Theresa 1867-1957
Languages
English (464)
German (2)
Dakota (1)
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