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Parker, Arthur Caswell

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1881 - 1955

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-085
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript "The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet," published by the Education Department Bulletin of the New York State Museum. Handsome Lake's 'Code' attempted to simplify the spiritual practices of the Iroquois, preaching temperance, a strict moral code, and self-determination. It also contains the prophecies of Handsome Lake, who believed the world would end (by fire) in the year 2100. The manuscript also contains descriptions of...
Dates: 1912