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Flute Catalog - W

Detailed information for a subset of flutes in the Flutopedia Flute Catalog whose source begins with the letter W. The source is the crafting culture (if known), or else the flute maker's last name (if known), or else the name of the collection in which the flute resides.

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Flute Cultures, Makers, or Collections starting with W

Culture: White Mountain Apache

FM 68793: White Mountain Apache ~1901 Flute

Crafting culture: White Mountain Apache1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1901 or before2; Accession date: 19011

Identification: Accession number: 769, IRN: 12995691; Provenance: Stanley McCormick Expedition to Arizona, 1901-1902 - Hopi graves in Walpi and Mishongnovi, C. L. Owen, Arizona1; Disposition: In the Field Museum Anthropology Department collection, catalog #68793.3

1 Field Museum catalog record as of April 13, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Culture: Wichita

AMNH 50.1 / 6368A: Wichita ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wichita1; Date crafted: 1911 or before2; Date acquired: 19111; Overall length: 34.0(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, SINEW, PIGMENT1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 1871; Provenance: USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Pliny E. Goddard1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 6368A.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘A) L:34 W:8 D:3 B) L:34 W:9 D:3 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50.1 / 6368B: Wichita ~1911 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wichita1; Date crafted: 1911 or before2; Date acquired: 19111; Overall length: 34.0(±0.5) cm3; Materials: WOOD, HIDE, SINEW, PIGMENT1

Identification: AMNH Field No. 1871; Provenance: USA1; Personnel: Donor: Dr. Pliny E. Goddard1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50.1 / 6368B.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘A) L:34 W:8 D:3 B) L:34 W:9 D:3 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

FM 59267: Wichita ~1901 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wichita1; Date crafted: 1901 or before2; Accession date: 19011

Identification: Accession number: 768, IRN: 12897921; Provenance: Ethnological Expedition to Oklahoma, 1900-1901 - Osage, Pawnee, and Wichita, G. A. Dorsey1; Disposition: In the Field Museum Anthropology Department collection, catalog #59267.3

1 Field Museum catalog record as of April 13, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Image by Clint Goss. Image by Clint Goss. Image by Clint Goss.
Image by Clint Goss. Image by Clint Goss. Image courtesy of The Field Museum
Image courtesy of The Field Museum

NMNH E360242: Wichita ~1931 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wichita1,2; Date crafted: Before March 20, 19313; Accession date: March 20, 19311; Overall length: 45.720(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 18' in)4

Identification: NMNH Accession No. 1136051; Provenance: Not Given, Oklahoma, United States, North America1; Personnel: Donor: Victor J. Evans1; Disposition: In the National Museum of Natural History collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., catalog #E360242:.5

For more information: Smithsonian Institution / Collections

1 Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History catalog record as of February 26, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the accession date.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 18’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 26, 2017

Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.

Payne #9: McKinley Standing Wichita ~1986 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wichita1,2; Instrument maker: McKinley Standing1,2,3 — Wichita; Date crafted: About 19862,3; Overall length: 53.340(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21' in)4

Identification: Munn auction lot #1743; Wolf item #9, photos #50-551; Auction history: October 21, 2005 by R. G. Munn Auctions: Sale price $225 ($285.13 including buyer's premium and tax), Estimate $500 - $1,000, Starting bid $2505; Remarks: Made by McKinley Standing, son of Nettie Standing. Attributed as last flute made before his death. Listed in flute book [page 34, figure 73], 21” long.2

Cited in: [Payne 1999], page 34, figure 73

1 [Wolf 2003]
2 [Gatliff 2005]
3 Auction by R. G. Munn Auctions on October 21, 2005
4 [Wolf 2003] (original text: ‘L 21’)
5 R. G. Munn Auctions catalog record as of October 21, 2005

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Culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)

AMNH 50 / 7794: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1909 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1909 or before2; Date acquired: 19091; Overall length: 49.8(±0.5) cm3; Materials: METAL, WOOD, CORD1

Provenance: WI, JACKSON COUNTY, BLACK RIVER FALLS, Midwest, Plains, USA1; Personnel: Donor: Alanson B. Skinner (Expedition)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50 / 7794.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘D:2.1 L:49.8 H:4.5 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50 / 7897: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19101; Overall length: 27.7(±0.5) cm3; Materials: CANE, STRING, BONE?, PIGMENT1

Provenance: WI, JACKSON COUNTY, BLACK RIVER FALLS, Midwest, Plains, USA1; Personnel: Donor: T. R. Roddy (Purchase)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50 / 7897.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘D:1.9 L:27.7 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

AMNH 50 / 8014: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1910 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1910 or before2; Date acquired: 19101; Overall length: 55.8(±0.5) cm3; Materials: REED, WOOD, HIDE, METAL1

Provenance: NE, THURSTON COUNTY, WINNEBAGO CITY, Plains, USA1; Personnel: Donor: T. R. Roddy (Purchase)1; Disposition: In the American Museum of Natural History collection in New York City, catalog #50 / 8014.4

For more information: American Museum of Natural History / Anthropology Collections

1 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 American Museum of Natural History catalog record as of March 24, 2017 (original text: ‘D:2.4 L:55.8 H:5.6 (in CM)’)
4 entered by Clint Goss on March 24, 2017

Image courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

DCM 242: John Spear Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1922 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: John Spear1 — Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk); Date crafted: Before March 16, 19222; Date acquired: March 16, 19221; Overall length: 52.20(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Wood, possibly walnut, thong.1

Provenance: From Oliver La Mere, Winnebago, Nebraska, 16 Mar. 1922.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 242:.3; Remarks: Tube decorated, possibly also stabilized, with inlaid lead ferrules perpendicular, diagonal, and decorative in a diamond pattern, surrounding 4 vent holes at the bottom. Lead flue plate and carved wooden flue cover in the form of an unidentified, stylized animal. Made for this collection. DCM ledger: "Winnebago Tribe."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 243: John Spear Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1922 Bird Whistle

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: John Spear1 — Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk); Date crafted: Before March 16, 19222; Date acquired: March 16, 19221; Overall length: 29.00(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Cane, thong, paper.1

Provenance: From Oliver La Mere, Winnebago, Nebraska, 16 Mar. 1922.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 243:.3; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago Tribe." [and] "Made of cane with a knot at sound hole. Thong holding paper for upper lip...used with Winnebago war bundles and in winterfeasts."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 244: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1922 Bird Whistle

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before March 16, 19222; Date acquired: March 16, 19221; Overall length: 20.10(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Bone (eagle wing?).1

Provenance: From Oliver La Mere, Winnebago, Nebraska, 16 Mar. 1922.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 244:.3; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago Tribe."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 534: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1925 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before December 23, 19253; Date acquired: December 23, 19251; Overall length: 54.00(±0.05) cm1; 53.816(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 3/16' in)4; Materials: Cedar, stained medium brown, and showing traces of yellow. All or some of mouthpipe/flue cover had been painted yellow.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 23 Dec. 1925.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 534:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago"1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 21 3/16’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 550: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1926 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before January 4, 19263; Date acquired: January 4, 19261; Overall length: 53.340(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21' in)4; 55.10(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Unidentified hard wood, aluminum flue plate, wooden flue cover, upper end strengthened with steel ferrule.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 4 Jan. 1926.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 550:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago Indian."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 21’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 551: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1926 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before January 4, 19263; Date acquired: January 4, 19261; Overall length: 64.294(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 25 5/16' in)4; 62.20(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Oak, leather thong, lead bands.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 4 Jan. 1926.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 551:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago Indian." It appears that the tube was carved to receive the lead in a molten state, in that it also fills portions of the joints between the two tube halves. It was then apparently filed flush after the metal solidified. The mouthpipe is a turned wooden separate element. Four decorative vent apertures at the lower end.1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 25 5/16’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

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DCM 751: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1927 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before September 23, 19273; Date acquired: September 23, 19271; Overall length: 61.60(±0.05) cm1; 61.436(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 24 3/16' in)4; Materials: Redwood(?), lead flue plate, separate wood mouthpipe.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 23 Sept. 1927.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 751:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "Winnebago."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 24 3/16’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 811: John Spear Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1928 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: John Spear1 — Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk); Date crafted: Before September 25, 19283; Date acquired: September 25, 19281; Overall length: 53.975(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 1/4' in)4; 53.90(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Red cedar tube, aluminum flue plate, wood flue cover.1

Provenance: From H. H. Bennett Studio, Kilbourn, Wisconsin, 25 Sept. 1928.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 811:.5; Remarks: The flue plate, if original, and the flue cover is the carved wood type sometimes referred to as the "saddle." DCM ledger: "Winnebago" [and] "Made by John Spear, about 97 years old. See No. 242, for new flute by 'John Spear.'"1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 21 1/4’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

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DCM 838: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before March 30, 19293; Date acquired: March 30, 19291; Overall length: 53.975(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 21 1/4' in)4; 53.60(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Bamboo tube, lead flue plate, leather thong.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Mar. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 838:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Winnebago."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 21 1/4’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 839: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before March 30, 19293; Date acquired: March 30, 19291; Overall length: 55.90(±0.05) cm1; 56.039(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22 1/16' in)4; Materials: Cedar(?), stained dark brown, nickel silver flue plate, wood flue cover.1; Condition: Worm damage in 5 places.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Mar. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 839:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Winnebago."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 22 1/16’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

DCM 840: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Whistle

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before March 30, 19292; Date acquired: March 30, 19291; Overall length: 41.90(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Bamboo, quill.1; Condition: Flue cover quill partially broken and missing.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Mar. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 840:.3

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 842: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before April 6, 19293; Date acquired: April 6, 19291; Overall length: 57.309(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 22 9/16' in)4; Materials: Unidentified soft wood, stained green, iron wire ferrules, brass rifle shell casing mouthpipe. Oak flue cover, string, aluminum(?) flue plate. No mark.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 6 Apr. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 842:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Winnebago." The simple carved oak flue cover is attached with string, although very likely originally attached with leather thong.1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 22 9/16’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

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DCM 847: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before April 15, 19293; Date acquired: April 15, 19291; Overall length: 64.453(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 25 3/8' in)4; 64.35(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Tube, including integral mouthpiece, of unidentified wood. Lead bands, carved walnut flue cover, lead flue plate.1; Condition: Seams open due to shrinkage.1

Provenance: From Albert G. Heath, Chicago, 15 Apr. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 847:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Winnebago."1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 25 3/8’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

DCM 897: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1929 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1,2 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: Before September 28, 19293; Date acquired: September 28, 19291; Overall length: 64.135(±0.159) cm (⇇ 'L 25 1/4' in)4; 65.40(±0.05) cm1; Materials: Soft wood, stained clay red and decorated in 2 places with leather sleeves of colored beadwork (original?). Animal horn mouthpipe, lead flue plate.1; Condition: Worm damage between fingerholes 2 and 3.1

Provenance: From N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 28 Sept. 1929.1; Disposition: In the Dayton C. Miller collection of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., cataloged as DCM 897:.5; Remarks: Dayton C. Miller ledger entry: "American Indian, Winnebago." The seam on each side is sealed with a glued-on strip of linen.1

For more information: Library of Congress / Dayton C. Miller Collection

1 Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection catalog record as of February 23, 2017
2 [Wolf 2002]
3 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
4 [Wolf 2002] (original text: ‘L 25 1/4’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on February 23, 2017

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

PBH 2004.24.31730: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) 1987 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 19871; Overall length: 10.2(±0.1) cm2

Disposition: In the Peabody Museum of Harvard, cataloged as #2004.24.31730.3

1 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017
2 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Overall: 10.16 x 12.7 cm (4 x 5 in.)’)
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Image courtesy of The Peabody Museum

PBH 99-12-10/53006: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1826 "Hutter" Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: 1825 – 1826 or before2; About 1800 – 18253; Overall length: 41.0(±0.5) cm4

Provenance: Donor: Mrs. Augusta K. Horton (1873 - 1899), Donor: L. Cushing Kimball (1873 - 1899), Donor: David P. Kimball (1873 - 1899), Owner: David Kimball (Unknown - 1873), Owner: Peale Museum (1828 - Unknown), Collector: Lt. George Christian Hutter (1825-1826 - 1828), Geography/Provenience: North America/United States, Geo-Locale: Missouri River?; Mississippi River?3; Disposition: In the Peabody Museum of Harvard, cataloged as #99-12-10/53006.5; Remarks: Inventory Description: Wooden flute, lead-capped end, wooden stopper tied with leather, painted red.3

For more information: Flutopedia: The Development of Flutes in North America / The Hutter Winnebago Flute

Cited in: [McLaughlin 2003], page 133; [Watson 2003]

1 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Winnebago?’)
2 [McLaughlin 2003], page 131
3 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017
4 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Overall: 41 x 3 x 4.5 cm (16 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)’)
5 entered by Clint Goss on April 14, 2017

Image courtesy of The Peabody Museum

TL-WSU #2: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk) ~1930 Mid-range A Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Winnebago (Ho-Chąąnk)1 «Wikipedia»; Date crafted: About 19302; Overall length: 52.4(±0.1) cm (⇇ 524 mm)2

Provenance: From the collection of Thurlow Lieurance. Restored to playing condition by Dr. Richard W. Payne in 1989.2; Disposition: In the Thurlow Lieruance collection at Wichita State University.3; In the collection of the Wichita State University since May 17, 1990.4

1 [Hensley 2002], page 11 (original text: ‘Winnebago?’)
2 [Hensley 2002], page 11
3 entered by Clint Goss on 2002
4 [Hensley 2002], page 3

Culture: Wyandot (Wendat)

CMH III-H-240: Smith Nichols Wyandot (Wendat) ~1912 Native American Flute

Crafting culture: Wyandot (Wendat)1 «Wikipedia»; Instrument maker: Smith Nichols1; Date crafted: July 1912 or before1; Overall length: 60.7(±0.1) cm2

1 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017
2 Canadian Museum of History catalog record as of April 14, 2017 (original text: ‘Length 60.7 cm, Width 4.5 cm, Depth 6.1 cm’)

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Maker: Allen Williams

Allen Williams Ultra-high E Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): E71; Fingering sequence: 1–21; Instrument maker: Allen Williams1; Date crafted: November 29, 2003 or before2; Date acquired: November 29, 20031; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Won by Clint Goss in a raffle at the Woodlands Flute Circle hosted by Geoffrey Evans on November 29, 2003.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Ray Woods

Ray Woods High E Minor Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): E51; Instrument maker: Ray Woods1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: November 1, 2009 or before2; Date acquired: November 1, 20091; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 32.60±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Gift of the flute maker, Ray Woods, to Clint Goss in person at the Native Rhythms Flute Festival on November 1, 2009.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/16/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Russ Wolf

Russ Wolf Mid-range F Minor Taos Replica Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F41; Instrument maker: Russ Wolf1; Date crafted: June 25, 2011 or before2; Date acquired: June 25, 20111; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 49.10±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss from the flute maker, Russ Wolf, in person at the Potomac Flute Festival on June 25, 2011.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/15/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Russ Wolf Mid-range F# Minor Dual-Chamber Native American Flute

Fundamental pitch (design): F#41; Fingering sequence: 123–1231; Instrument maker: Russ Wolf1; Date crafted: November 20, 2004 or before2; Date acquired: November 20, 20041; Primary scale: Minor Pentatonic1 (steps: 3–2–2–3–2) «Wikipedia»; Overall length: 57.80±0.05 cm3

Provenance: Purchased by Clint Goss in person from the flute maker, Russ Wolf, at the Flower Mound gathering on November 20, 2004.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.4

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 Measured by Clint Goss on 2/15/2017: Valley brand stainless steel one-meter ruler using the metric scale.
4 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

Maker: Waltons

Waltons High D Major Penta Irish Whistle

Fundamental pitch (design): D51; Instrument maker: Waltons Music1 «Web Site»; Date crafted: July 20, 2015 or before2; Date acquired: July 20, 20151; Primary scale: Major Pentatonic1 (steps: 2–2–3–2–3) «Wikipedia»

Provenance: Gift of Tom Ciesla to Clint Goss in person on July 20, 2015.1; Disposition: In the collection of Clint Goss.3

1 entered by Clint Goss
2 entered by Clint Goss, based on the date acquired.
3 entered by Clint Goss on April 15, 2017

 
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