Paul S. Fetzer Coast Salish field recordings, 1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fetzer, Paul S.
Title
Paul S. Fetzer Coast Salish field recordings
Dates
1950
Quantity
20 items  :  EC - 17 analog reels; WD - 17 compact discs; CD - 3 compact discs; Duration: 4:30:00
Collection Number
2001005
Summary
Field recordings made on 16 aluminum and 1 glass-based (33 1/3 rpm) discs housed in the UW Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscript Collections; authorized Ethnomusicology Archives tape copies made in 1991.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.

Languages
English, Nooksack


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Paul Stephenson Fetzer (1923-1952) was an anthropology graduate student at the University of Washington from 1948-1951. He died before completing graduate work. His materials were dispersed after his death.

Fetzer was married to Lucia C. Bastasch.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ethnomusicology Archives has analog reel and CD copies of the seventeen records in the Fetzer Collection. These disc recordings contain Coast Salish songs, stories, and narratives; they were recorded in October, November, and December 1950. Records 1-8 and 10 appear to be duplicated by records 9 and 11-17.

May 31, 2011 - compiled content of records 1-8 and 10 onto 3 compact discs (2001-5.1-3 CD).

Documentation: Typed inventory

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
2001005-0001
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
Copies of 3 disc recordings made in October & December 1950 (UWEA 2001-5.4-6) Disc 4 – Tr. 1 [practice recording? low volume – conversation, singing]Disc 5 – Charlie Anderson and Louise Anderson (in Skagit and Snuqualmie)- Tr. 2 – "A Skagit play song – "Move out of my way - I want to see my sister over there" – L.A. with C.A.;Tr. 3 – "Skagit traveling love song" – C.A. with L.A.'Tr. 4 – "George's song of advice – Don't enjoy yourself too much or you will meet bad trouble" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 5 – "A Skagit heartsick song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 6 – "Johnny Taylor's love song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 7 – "A Snoqualmie love song" – C.A. with L.A.; Tr. 8 – "Charlie Anderson's get well power song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 9 – "Charlie Anderson's love song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 10 – "A lament of Skagit parents whose daughter was in love with a white man" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 11 – "Love song of Mrs. Charlie Anderson" – L.A. with C.A.Disc 6 – Mrs. Lotte Tom (Nooksack, Skagit & Halkomelem)-Tr. 12 – "_____'s Power song"; Tr. 13 – "Jack Johnny's Power song" (Nooksack);Tr. 14 – "Medicine Doctor song of 'Tennis' George";Tr. 15 – "Power song of Charlie Chehalis' wife (Skagit);Tr. 16 – Jimmy Poole's [?] Power song (Halkomelem);Tr. 17 – Jimmy Poole's _______ Power song (Halkomelem);Tr. 18 – "A Methodist church hymn" (Halkomelem) (announced at end);Tr. 19 – "A Methodist church hymn" (different from previous)
1950-12-17
2001005-0002
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
Copies of 3 disc recordings made in October & December 1950 (UWEA 2001-5.4-6) Disc 4 – Tr. 1 [practice recording? low volume – conversation, singing]Disc 5 – Charlie Anderson and Louise Anderson (in Skagit and Snuqualmie)- Tr. 2 – "A Skagit play song – "Move out of my way - I want to see my sister over there" – L.A. with C.A.;Tr. 3 – "Skagit traveling love song" – C.A. with L.A.'Tr. 4 – "George's song of advice – Don't enjoy yourself too much or you will meet bad trouble" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 5 – "A Skagit heartsick song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 6 – "Johnny Taylor's love song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 7 – "A Snoqualmie love song" – C.A. with L.A.; Tr. 8 – "Charlie Anderson's get well power song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 9 – "Charlie Anderson's love song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 10 – "A lament of Skagit parents whose daughter was in love with a white man" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 11 – "Love song of Mrs. Charlie Anderson" – L.A. with C.A.Disc 6 – Mrs. Lotte Tom (Nooksack, Skagit & Halkomelem)-Tr. 12 – "_____'s Power song"; Tr. 13 – "Jack Johnny's Power song" (Nooksack);Tr. 14 – "Medicine Doctor song of 'Tennis' George";Tr. 15 – "Power song of Charlie Chehalis' wife (Skagit);Tr. 16 – Jimmy Poole's [?] Power song (Halkomelem);Tr. 17 – Jimmy Poole's _______ Power song (Halkomelem);Tr. 18 – "A Methodist church hymn" (Halkomelem) (announced at end);Tr. 19 – "A Methodist church hymn" (different from previous)
1950-10-17
2001005-0003
1 optical media : CD - unpublished
Copies of 3 disc recordings made in October, November & December 1950 (UWEA 2001-5.7, 8 & 10) Disc 7 – Thomas Cline and Agnes James - Tr. 1 – [voices speaking, low volume];Tr. 2-3 – [no announcement] song with drum (2 times) – A. James;Tr. 4 – "Power song of Crazy Tom" – T. Cline;Tr. 5 – "A Skagit love song" – T. Cline;Tr. 6 – "Power song of Jenny Addess[?]" – A. James with T. Cline;Tr. 7 – "Louie's hunting power song" – A. James with T. Cline w/ drum;Tr. 8 – [no announcement] – song – Agnes James w/ drum;Tr. 9 – "Antone's [?] lament" – A. James with T. Cline w/ drumDisc 8 – Mrs. Louis George - Tr. 10 – "Jack Jimmy's power song";Tr. 11 – "_______ love song – walk faster, my horse";Tr. 12 – "Power song of Mrs. Louis George's mother";Tr. 13 – "_______ love song of Cecile";Tr. 14 – "Mt. Baker's love song";Tr. 15 – "Mt. Baker's second love song";Tr. 16 – "Medicine doctor power song of Sumas George";Tr. 17 – "Johnny Addess's[?] love song";Tr. 18 – "Chilliwack divorce song"Disc 10 – C. and L. Anderson (Disc 9 is a duplicate of Disc 6) - Tr. 19-20 – "Jack Jimmy's power song" (1st time interrupted) C.A. with L.A.; Tr. 21 – "Medicine doctor song of Charlie Siqo'a [?] – C.A. w/ drum;Tr. 22 – "Medicine doctor song of Charlie Edes [?] – C.A. with L.A. w/ drum;Tr. 23 – "Medicine doctor song of Skagit Tom" – C.A w/ drum;Tr. 24 – "Medicine doctor song of 'Tennis' George" – C.A.;Tr. 25 – "Jimmy Adams' medicine doctoring song" – C.A.;Tr. 26 – "Johnny Williams' medicine doctoring song" – C.A. with L.A.;Tr. 27 – "Power song of Charlie Anderson" – Charlie Anderson with Louise Anderson, w/ drum;Tr. 28 – "Power song of Mrs. Charlie Anderson" – Louise Anderson with Charlie Anderson
1950-10-17

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • American Indian
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Lushootseed
  • Nooksack Indians
  • Puget Sound Salish Indians
  • Geographical Names :
  • North America
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings