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Jim Steiner-Tony Isaacs collection of sound recordings of Ponca and other Indian songs, 1961-1965

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-001

Scope and Contents

Sound recordings of Ponca and other Native American songs collected by Tony Isaacs and Jim Steiner while making a documentary film about the Poncas. Includes recordings of peyote and other religious ceremonies. All of the recordings are on seven-inch tape reels, recorded monaural at 7 1/2 inches per second, on one or both sides. Nine of the reels record a June 1965 Grey Horse ceremony; six reels are of a Pawhuska meeting later the same month; six reels record Memorial Day dances in May of 1965; and three reels are of a Ponca Peyote meeting. the remainder of the reels are varied and include songs from other plains Indian tribes.

Dates

  • 1961 - 1965

Language

These materials are predominantly in Ponca.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished materials are under copyright to the heirs of the performers. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.
In adherence to Ponca custom, the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma holds exclusive rights to all Ponca music and the license authority for control of its use by its sovereign authority. The inherent copyright held by the tribe is protected by trust agreement with the United States Congress. The University of Tulsa will not reproduce any portion of the Steiner-Isaacs Ponca song collection without permission of the tribal council.

Extent

6 boxes (44 reels and accompanying compact discs in 6 cd boxes. )

Physical Location

Collection shelved on the 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
Jim Steiner-Tony Isaacs collection of sound recordings of Ponca and other Indian songs, 1961-1965
Status
Completed
Author
Sidney F. Huttner
Date
1986 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)