Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, Native American Studies, 1968 - 1997Manuscript DA-710

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Title:

Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, Native American Studies, 1968 - 1997

Call Number:

Manuscript DA-710

Collection Dates:

1968 - 1997

Size of Collection:

1 box (1.5 linear ft.)

Access to Collection:

Access to personnel records restricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Access to personnel records restricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The Records of the Department of Native American Studies (NAS) consist primarily of letters of recommendation and correspondence pertaining to fellowships, faculty, and related academia. It documents some of the function of the department since its inseption in 1972 through 1997. The records also contain materials relating to the death and memorial services of Michael Dorris, first Chair of the Native American Studies Program, in 1997.

Introduction

The Native American Studies (NAS) program at Dartmouth College was established as a modified department in 1972, with the intentions of creating an interdisciplinary curriculum with which to foster serious and intense study of the cultures and histories of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Along with the department, the Native American Council functioned to coordinate social, educational, and cultural events of interest to the Native American community at Dartmouth College.

Related Material

Records of the Native American Council, DA-109

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 25357, Native American Studies office files, 1968 - 1997

Correspondence of and relating to the Native American Studies program as well as the Native American Council of Dartmouth College. Major contribution of correspondence materials from Michael Dorris. Materials also contain resumes and correspondence pertaining to a number of persons in relation to positions, fellowships, or assistance at Dartmouth College. Collection also contains reports and materials relating to the death and memorial services of Michael Dorris.

Access Restrictions

Access to personnel records restricted.

Box: 3675, Dates: 1968-1997

Correspondence of and relating to the Native American Studies program and the Native American Council of Dartmouth College; reports and materials relating to the death and memorial services of Michael Dorris.

Access Restrictions

Access to personnel records restricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence of A. LaVonne Ruoff and assorted materials concerning her fellowship at Dartmouth College, 1978-1984
  • Folder: 2, Landor's Letters series (four books from series) by A. LaVonne Ruoff, given to Michael Dorris, 1968-1976
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence of Andrew O. Wiget and letters of recommendation, 1979-1983

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 4, Michael Dorris Death and Memorial materials (Folder 1 of 3), May-September 1997
  • Folder: 5, Michael Dorris Death and Memorial materials (Folder 2 of 3), May-September 1997
  • Folder: 6, Michael Dorris Death and Memorial materials (Folder 3 of 3), May-September 1997
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence of Michael Green, 1978-1990
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence of Michael Dorris (Folder 1 of 2), 1982-1983
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence of Michael Dorris (Folder 2 of 2), 1983-1984
  • Folder: 10, Miscellaneous materials contained in the Dorris Correspondence file, 1991-1992
  • Folder: 11, Letters from Michael Dorris, Bea Medicine, and Jinny Hardy to various correspondents, 1973-1974
  • Folder: 12, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1975
  • Folder: 13, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1976
  • Folder: 14, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1977
  • Folder: 15, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1978
  • Folder: 16, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1979
  • Folder: 17, Letters from Michael Dorris to various correspondents, 1980
  • Folder: 18, Robert A. Angle- Vita and correspondence, 1977-1978
  • Folder: 19, Maud LaRouche Sterling- Curriculum Vitae and correspondence, 1979-1982

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 20, Bea Medicine- Vita and correspondence, 1972-1975

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 21, Sally McBeth- Curriculum Vitae and correspondence, 1984-1988

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 22, Clara Sue Kidwell- Vita and correspondence, 1971-1980

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 23, Rayna Green- Curriculum Vitae and correspondence, 1979-1982

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 24, Lauren Harriet Holland- Vita and correspondence, 1986-1988

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 25, Susan C. Gillette- Vita and correspondence, 1978

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 26, Correspondence of Michael Dorris and Blossom Keeble, 1973
  • Folder: 27, Virginia Martin- Vitae, correspondence, and written materials by Martin, 1978-1979

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 28, Calvin Martin- Correspondence and written materials (Folder 1 of 2), 1975-1983
  • Folder: 29, Calvin Martin- Correspondence and written materials (Folder 2 of 2), 1974-1981
  • Folder: 30, David John Mathieu- Vita and correspondence, 1977-1978

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 31, Ines Talamantez- Curriculum Vitae and correspondence, 1975-1978

    Access Restrictions

    Access to personnel records restricted.

  • Folder: 32, "What We Have Done With Where We Have Been," Nebraska Humanities Project, 1983
  • Folder: 33, Twelve-Year Review Report of the Native American Visiting Committee on the Native American Program at Dartmouth College, July 1982

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