Alfonso Ortiz Collection of Native American Oral Literature, 1959-1965

Creator
Órtiz, Alfonso, 1939-1997 [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
Central American Indian (Other)
Description
  • 1 box
  • 0.4 linear feet

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Audiotapes20th century [Browse]
Compiled/​Created
1959-1965
Restrictions note
For preservation reasons, playback of original audio and visual media in a variety of magnetic and optic formats is generally restricted. Patrons may request digital copies of original media, but will be responsible for the cost of digital conversion, payable in advance. Depending on the nature of the media, this process can take several months.
Summary note
Consists of phonotapes of approximately fifty-five hours duration made primarily at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, by anthropologist Alfonso Ortiz to help preserve the language and the culture, and to perpetuate the oral tradition, of the Tewa-speaking Pueblo.
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