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Women in the West

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

MS 298 - Walking Cherry Woman's Letter of Protection

 Collection — Box SC Box 2
Identifier: MS 298
Abstract An original June 28, 1889  hand written document (now in three fragile pieces) of Major General George Crook at the Pine Ridge Agency given to Walking Woman, daughter of Cheyenne chief High Wolf, attesting that she had received in 1868 a letter from Major General W.S. Harney, previously renewed in 1876 by Sen. Allison, notifying white men to give her kind treatment.  This same letter was added to on August 31, 1889 by Gen. Crook at Fort Robinson transferring the benefits of the...
Dates: Created: 1889; Other: Majority of material found in 1889

MS 591- Glenda Bell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 591
Abstract This collection includes the research materials and notes of Glenda Bell and Barbara Fisher from their exhibition and presentation titled "Yellowstone's Faithful Tourists in the National Park." The exhibition and the presentation focused on tourism in the national park, specifically the first white women in the park and their experiences. The exhibition ran from June 9th 1989 to November 30 1989. Bell and Fisher's presentation was very "spirited" and had a fun little script that made the...
Dates: Created: 1883-1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1887; Other: Date acquired: 07/29/2015