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MS 004 - Anne Black Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 004

Abstract

An amateur ethnologist, Anne Black collected materials on the Northern Cheyenne Indians. Included in these papers are the 1891 – 1910 superintendent's letter books of the Tongue River Agency, and recorded narratives, typed interviews, and photographs [access to some components of this collection is RESTRICTED].

Dates

  • Created: 1891-1950
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1971

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information. This collection is restricted in its entirety, and prior authorization is required from the acting Plains Indian Museum Curator.

Biographical or Historical Information

Anne Black (1891-1950) was a student of Franz Boas, and ethnographer of the Northern Cheyenne Indians. Ernest American Horse (1910-1967) was a Northern Cheyenne man, as well as the main informant to Anne Black in her studies of the Cheyenne.

Note written by

Extent

26.00 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Anne Black

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Creator

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Elizabeth Hambleton, 2012
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
und

Repository Details

Part of the McCracken Research Library Repository

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