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Densmore, Frances 1867-1957

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Works: 404 works in 1,067 publications in 2 languages and 22,574 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs and collections  Catalogs  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Composer, Collector, Performer
Classifications: ML3557, 784.751
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Publications by Frances Densmore, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Frances Densmore
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 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
How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine, and crafts by Frances Densmore( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 1,200 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 )
41 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Collected from Chippewa Indians in northern Minnesota
Teton Sioux music by Frances Densmore( Book )
35 editions published between 1913 and 2006 in English and Dakota and held by 1,069 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 1,047 libraries worldwide
Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti, and Zuñi Pueblos by Frances Densmore( Book )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 822 libraries worldwide
Northern Ute music by Frances Densmore( Book )
27 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Pawnee music by Frances Densmore( Book )
5 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Nootka and Quileute music by Frances Densmore( Book )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2000 in English and held by 782 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
Menominee music by Frances Densmore( Book )
4 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Papago music by Frances Densmore( Book )
4 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Mandan and Hidatsa music by Frances Densmore( Book )
22 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Choctaw music by Frances Densmore( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1972 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Yuman and Yaqui music by Frances Densmore( Book )
4 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore( Book )
38 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 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)"--Microfiche cat records
Seminole music by Frances Densmore( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Songs of the Chippewa by John Bierhorst( score )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 611 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 508 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
Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore( Book )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Cheyenne and Arapaho music by Frances Densmore( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Densmore, Frances Theresa 1867-1957
Languages
English (353)
Dakota (1)
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