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|Named Person:||Frances Densmore|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frances Densmore; Ralph J Bunche; Edgar L Hewett; Frederick Webb Hodge; George Wharton James; Margaret Mead; Eleanor Roosevelt
|Notes:||Frances Densmore was an American ethnographer and ethnomusicologist born in 1867 in Red Wing, Minnesota. She wrote more than 20 books and 100 articles. She also made more than 2,000 wax cylinder recordings of Native music, including recordings for the Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) in 1907. Densmore died on June 5, 1957 at the age of 90. The Francis Densmore Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera from 1899-1961. The bulk of the material was created from 1907-1957.|
|Credits:||Processing Information: Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid updated by Anna Liza Posas 2012 April 6. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).|
|Description:||0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)|
- Densmore, Frances, -- 1867-1957.
- Smithsonian Institution. -- Bureau of American Ethnology.
- Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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