Collection of Iroquois folklore, 1912-1918


Date: 1912-1918 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1 item, ca. 900 p. typed carbon


This collection was gathered by Waugh at Six Nations Reservation from Cayuga and Onondaga informants, with a scattering of Mohawk, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora. Includes 157 different items of fiction, folklore, and history. With this is a description of the Collection by Martha Champion Randle, May 1953, which contains a detailed Index. - taken from APS Proceedings, vol. 97, 5, 1953, 611-633.

Background note

Canadian Frederick Wilkerson Waugh worked as an ethnologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 item, ca. 900 p. typescript with handwritten corrections.


Presented by William N. Fenton, 1951.

Location of originals:

The original notebooks from which these typescripts were made are housed at the Canadian Museum of History, which also holds a typescript likely produced at the same time as the APS typescript.

Alternate formats available

These materials are also available on microfilm (Film 1273, 1375).

Indexing Terms


  • Cayuga Indians
  • Folklore
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore
  • Iroquois Indians -- Folklore
  • Onondaga Indians