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Read, Lathrop B., 1897-1974


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Pat Read papers

Call Number: RH MS 843
Overview Lieutenant Colonel Lathrop B. (Pat) Read Jr. (1897-1974) was a native of Lawrence, Kansas. After his retirement from the U.S. Army, Read became a nationally known dealer in Native American handicrafts - an "Indian Trader" as he was called - with shops in Lawrence, Kansas, and New Mexico. Read also traveled the United States promoting and lecturing on Native American cultures. This collection contains business records, correspondence, and clippings which reflect his activities as a dealer and...
Dates: 1936 - 1959