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Densmore, Frances 1867-1957

Overview
Works: 384 works in 1,051 publications in 2 languages and 22,508 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs and collections  Catalogs  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Composer, Collector, Performer
Classifications: ML3557, 784.751
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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 2,387 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
How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine, and crafts by Frances Densmore ( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 1,193 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 )
40 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 WorldCat member 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 1,073 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 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Northern Ute music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
27 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pawnee music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
5 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nootka and Quileute music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2000 in English and held by 782 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
Papago music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menominee music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choctaw music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1972 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti, and Zuñi Pueblos by Frances Densmore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yuman and Yaqui music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore ( Book )
38 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 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)"--Microfiche cat records
Mandan and Hidatsa music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1923 and 1972 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seminole music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of the Chippewa by John Bierhorst ( )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 615 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 509 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
Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore ( Book )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheyenne and Arapaho music by Frances Densmore ( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Densmore, Frances Theresa 1867-1957
Languages
English (314)
Dakota (1)
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