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"Student Articles on [Native American] Personalities"

Call Number: RH MS 1559


The Thelma Haverty collection includes student essays about Native American personalities, written in March 1964. Thelma Haverty was a business instructor at Haskell Indian Nations University, then still the Haskell Institute, and compiled this collection from her 1964 second year Business English students. Terms and language used is representative when the texts were created and has not been replicated in this finding aid.


  • Creation: March 1-23, 1964


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 1559

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Thelma Haverty, 1981.

Processing Information

Collection was removed from two binders. One binder was titled "Lesson Plans, Second Year English" and "Student Articles on [Native American] Personalities A through L." The other binder was titled "Mrs. Haverty" and "Student Articles on [Native American] Personalities M through W."

A student essay regarding John O. Crow listed in the table of contents is missing from this collection.

Processing staff followed the table of contents for arrangement of this collection. Staff have attempted to include both Indigenous names of individuals and those translated by white colonialists in this description.



Guide to the Thelma Haverty Collection
"Student Articles on [Native American] Personalities"
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Thelma Haverty collection, RH MS 1559, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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