5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Southwest, New.

  1. Vida Chenoweth collection, circa 1940-2000

    15,686 items. 42 containers. 15.5 linear feet (31 containers).. 638 sound cassettes : analog.. 251 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 89 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 2 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 71 videocassettes (VHS and U-Matic) : color, sound ; 1/2 in and 3/4 in.. 5 videodiscs (DVD).. 10 film reels.. approximately 660 photographs : film negatives.. approximately 1200 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 730 slides ; color ; 35 mm.. 1177 half frame slides, mostly color.. 3 slides ; color ; 126.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, and the United States. Includes work done by her students at Wheaton College and colleagues at the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Includes recording logs, analysis, song transcriptions, song texts, theses, correspondence, Chenoweth's diaries (1980s), and field notes. Sound recordings include music and spoken word from various provinces in Papua New Guinea, such as Eastern and Western Highlands, Madang, Morobe, East New Britain, New Ireland, and Irian Jaya provinces. Moving images include Chenoweth family films, as well as documentation about music and practices from throughout Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, and other regions. They also include content from the South Pacific Festival of the Arts in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

  2. William L. Marcy papers, 1806-1930

    3,100 items ; 88 containers ; 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of war and secretary of state, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, commonplace book, diary, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Marcy's career in politics, diplomacy, and as a cabinet member in the administrations of James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce. Included is material collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned and others.

  3. Magdalena Nowacka-Jannotta wycinanki Polish papercutting collection

    9 containers + 1 oversize item in map case. ; 127 cut-paper works : black and white, color ; 45 x 55 cm and smaller. ; 19 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. ; 72 slides : color. ; 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. ; manuscripts 6 folders.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of 127 wycinanki, Polish paper cuts, created by Magdalena Nowacka-Jannotta (Magdalena Gilinski) and other artists including Krystyna Lis and Malwina Lis, Grazyna Gladka, Maria Brzozowska-Kosinska, Henryka Lus, Stanislawa Kosiorkowa, Czeslawa Kaczynska, Apolonia Nowak, M. Dzik, Janina Strycharska-Wanrykowicz, Bieguszewska, Grzegora Justyna, Staniskawa Bulsin, Stanislawa Nowakoloska, Stanislawa Niespusin, Prusaczek Stanislawa and unidentified artists, from 1964-2005, and undated. The wycinanki in this collection highlight the papercutting styles of the Kurpie and Łowicz regions of Poland. Wycinanki from the Kurpie region feature one color star-shaped designs ranging from eight to sixty-four repeats (gwiazda) or designs created on one fold (leluja). Łowicz-style wycinaki are distinguished by the technique of using a basic design, which is later embellished with overlaid cutouts of multi-colored paper. In addition to gwiazda that feature roosters and flower designs, these include floral designs that are symmetrical across a center vertical line (kodra). Other papercuts in this collection include such Polish folk art motifs as the Tatra mountains, mountain dancers, weddings, and the Madonna. In addition to traditional Polish papercuts, the collection includes Magdalena Nowacka-Jannotta's cut-paper works influenced by Southwest and Native American art with images of stylized lizards, snakes, thunderbirds, desert animals, kachinas, and Navajo motifs.

  4. Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    8,750 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

  5. Willard Rhodes papers, 1938-1979

    140 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet.. 11 photographs : film negatives, black and white.. 39 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 1 photographic print : color ; 3 x 4 in.. 16 field notebooks.. 16 folders.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field notebooks, correspondence, publications, and photographs, related to Willard Rhodes' field expeditions to Native American communities between 1938 and 1952 on behalf of the Library of Congress and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The notebooks contain Rhodes' field notes, transcriptions, translations, and some musical notation, relating to audio recordings of Native American songs. Correspondence (1948-1979) relates primarily to the ten albums of Native American music recorded and edited by Rhodes in the Music of the American Indian series. Tribes recorded by Rhodes include Apache, Bannock, Caddo, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chinook, Choctaw, Comanche, Creek, Delaware, Hopi, Kiowa, Klallam, Lummi, Navajo, Omaha , Paiute, Pawnee, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Quinault, San Ildefonso, Seminole, Shaker, Shoshone, Sioux, Skagit, Taos, Tewa, Tlingit, Tsaiyak, Ute, Washo, Wichita, and Zuni songs. The collections also includes eight government and mission publications from Sioux communities.