Pat Read papers
Lieutenant Colonel Lathrop B. (Pat) Read Jr. (1897-1974) was a native of Lawrence, Kansas. After his retirement from the military, 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 Native American cultures. This collection contains business records, correspondence, and clippings which reflect his activities as a dealer and lecturer.
- 1936 - 1959
- Read, Lathrop B., 1897-1974 (Person)
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No access restrictions.
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2 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 3 folders)
Language of Materials
RH MS 843
RH MS Q211
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Lathrop B. (Pat) Read
Previously shelved at RH MS 208.
- Guide to the Pat Read Collection
- Pat Read papers
- Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2007. Finding aid encoded by jtf, 2007.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Pat Read collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 843, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States